Hurt Quotes

hurt quotes

Beautiful hurt quotes to help you scale through pain. Let these hurt quotes encourage and motivate you to let go of past hurts and forgive. Take note that when you hold on to past pain, you are the ones who end up hurting more.

50 Hurt Quotes

  • Some love and some hurt,
    And others play their games.
    They pretend to be your friend,
    While behind your back are lighting flames.
    Julie Hebert, Playing The Game,
  • A short time ago, feeling hopeless and low,
    In much pain, that my mind was resisting,
    There was hurt, there was woe, and this much I know,
    Wasn’t living, just barely existing.
    Jim Thistle, To The Love Of A Friend,
  • His heart his wound received from my sight;
    My heart was wounded with his wounded heart;
    For as from me on him his hurt did light,
    So still, methought, in me his hurt did smart:
    Both equal hurt, in this change sought our bliss,
    My true love hath my heart and I have his.
    Sir Philip Sidney, My True Love Hath My Heart
  • Good people make mistakes and hurt others – then they learn from their mistakes and TRY not to make them again.  — Bob Anderson, Grandfather Speaks Again
  • Many of us don’t realize the power words have. They can hurt, they can encourage, they can change a person, they can inspire, and they can offer support and comfort.  — Catherine Pulsifer, Would You Still Be Beautiful
  • Grieving is not weakness nor absence of faith. Grieving is as natural as crying when you are hurt, sleeping when you are tired or sneezing when your nose itches. It is nature’s way of healing a broken heart.  — Doug Manning
  • Withhold a smile only when the smile can hurt someone. Otherwise, let it bloom forth in a riot.  — Vera Nazarian
  • We cannot choose to have a life free of hurt. But we can choose to be free, to escape the past, no matter what befalls us, and to embrace the possible.  — Edith Eva Eger, The Choice
  • The hardest thing in life is to forgive. But hate is self-destructive. If you hate somebody you’re not hurting the person you hate, you’re hurting yourself. Forgiveness is healing.  — Louis Zamperini, Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
  • Forgiving other people who have wronged us or hurt us or embarrassed us is not easy. In fact, sometimes it seems impossible. But that is what God did for us and what He asks us to do for others.  — Korie Robertson, Faith Commander
  • When you choose to forgive those who have hurt you, you take away their power.  — Author Unknown
  • Chances are someone has hurt you really bad and the only way you will be free from the anger is to forgive them.  — James Robor, Keys To Massive Breakthrough
  • The truth is, words can hurt. And while they don’t physically break bones, they can damage your spirit. — Susan Sprague, Coping with Cliques
  • When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. — African Proverb
  • No one can continually insult you or hurt your feelings without your permission. Les Brown
  • You can set a boundary with your words when you are honest and when you establish a consequence for another’s hurtful actions. Henry Cloud, John Townsend; How to Have That Difficult Conversation
  • often hurt other people as a result of their own pain… The last thing they need is for you to make matters worse by responding angrily. Joel Osteen
  • Explosive anger can really hurt your relationships with your spouse, kids, family, and friends. It causes lasting scars in the people you love most, and it can get in the way of resolving conflicts.  — Alexis G. Roldan, Marriage: How To Rescue Your Marriage
  • Stop flogging yourself over the past mistakes and hurtful memories of the past.  — Kellie Sullivan, Confidence
  • You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don’t, it hurts even more.  — Aretha Franklin
  • Every one of us, starting in childhood, had to learn how to deal with the skinned knees, hurt feelings, dashed hopes, and heartbreaking setbacks common to fallen humanity. How well we coped with these difficulties, challenges, and unexpected obstacles determined in large measure what sort of man or woman we’ve become and how we navigate our way through life.  — Kay Arthur, When the Hurt Runs Deep
  • “The greatest sympathy gift you can give a hurting friend or loved one is you. Your presence, compassion, patience and caring are the greatest gifts you could ever give to help them get through a difficult time.”  — Michelle Pommells
  • When we finally repent of our sin and forgive those who have hurt us – as God calls us to do over and over again in his Word – then the light of God shines like a bright, healing beam in our hearts and clears the vision of God before us.  — Matt Brown, Awakening
  • Forgive those who have hurt you.  — Les Brown
  • A pencil can correct any mistakes it makes and a person is also charged with the responsibility to make right that which has been done poorly, or to make amends if you have done wrong or hurt someone else.  — Byron Pulsifer, Characteristics Of A Pencil
  • The dark side. Always it speaks to us, from our pain. Our grief. It connects our pain to all pain, our hurt to all hurt. —  Yoda
  • Yet I also believe that when you do unto others, blessings come to you as well. So if you don’t have a friend, be a friend. If you are having a bad day, make someone else’s day. If your feelings are hurt, heal those of another. —  Nick Vujicic, Life Without Limits
  • Hurting back the people who hurt you, makes you just like them.  — Author Unknown
  • Never hold onto a hurt, because resentment tears you up. Resentment is like drinking poison and hoping it’s going to kill someone else. It doesn’t work. You have to decide that, before anything else happens, you are going to forgive that person.  — Rick Warren
  • I’d rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I’d rather have a no, then nothing.  — Laurell K. Hamilton
  • In the Bible, Jesus taught that if we don’t forgive the people who hurt us in this life, there’s a pretty good chance God won’t forgive us in the next.  — Brian Jones, Forgiveness
  • Write your hurts in the sand. Carve your blessings in stone.
  • Many people are suffering deep emotional anguish beneath the surface of their lives, and smile even as they hurt inside. — Jim Palmer
  • When hardship occurs, it is easy to focus on hurt feelings attributed to the individuals you thought would show up that don’t – but I encourage you to instead embrace all the individuals that come out of the woodwork and surprise you. — Steph Gold, Now Is YOUR Time
  • Broken hearts hurt but they will make you strong. — Author Unknown
  • Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed. Michael Jackson
  • Nevertheless, if your prevailing choice has been one of happiness, it is my contention that the pain or hurt will not be the predominant emotional state for the rest of your life. — Byron Pulsifer, Happiness Is A Choice
  • Compassion is supposed to hurt. If you can’t feel the pain of those around you, it is you who has the problem – not them. — Josh Brendan, Stress to Smile
  • Develop compassion for someone who hurt you rather showing bitterness that will enable you to forgive them and make you feel comfortable. — Lisa Adams, Spirituality – Peace Of Mind
  • Sadly, some folks want others to feel their pain, to hurt as much as they do – or more. My grandmother once told me to avoid colds and angry people whenever I could. It’s sound advice. — Walter Anderson
  • Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone. — C.S. Lewis
  • Fear of failure can hold anyone back from achieving their true potential. Whether it is because they are embarrassed by their friends or family finding out that they had failed in something, or if the failure would hurt the persons’ self-esteem. — Simon Banner, Secrets of Success
  • There are times when it seems your heart is open to hurt but remember that every heart that is real also has the ability to recover and be stronger than before. — Byron Pulsifer, The Paradox Of Life
  • Nothing feels blessed about being broken. In fact, certain circumstances in life hurt so intensely that we think we will never heal. But blessing can come in the wake of our being broken. Charles Stanley, Finding God’s Blessings in Brokenness
  • Everything that hurts passes with time where each person heals on their own schedule. The pain becomes less and less but the memories of the past remain not as a stabbing thrust of a knife but as a tingle of good memories. — Byron Pulsifer, Hopes And Dreams
  • Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don’t turn out the way you’re given the impression that they will. And I think that’s all kind of a con. But I think we’ve probably all been hurt. — Sigourney Weaver
  • Do talk about what needs to change, but try to find a positive way to go about it, this should help to lessen the chances of feelings being hurt, and still resolve the problems. — Lesley Harriot, How To Have Successful Relationships
  • But feeling hurt and pain, understanding where I live day in and day out – we tend to think that God is out of touch with these kinds of issues. Know that He is not. — Barry D. Ham, God Understands Divorce
  • We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. — Seneca
Hurt Quotes