Injuries Proverbs

Sayings about Injuries

The remedy for injuries is to forget them. ~ Latin Proverbs

We hate whom we have injured. ~ Latin Proverb

The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries. Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Advice after injury is like medicine after death. ~ Danish Proverbs

After all, harming others means you first harm yourself. ~ Chinese Proverb

When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured. ~ English Proverbs

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it. ~ English Proverb

He who puts up with insult invites injury. ~ Jewish Proverbs

A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom. ~ Chinese Proverb

Just scales and full measure injure no man. ~ Chinese Proverb

The remedy for injuries is not to remember them. ~ Italian Proverbs

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury. ~ Arabian Proverbs

You sometimes forget the harm that was done to you, but never the harm you have done to others. ~ Sanskrit Proverb

Each hour injures, the last one slays. ~ Latin Proverb

Rotten straw can harm a healthy horse. ~ Russian Proverbs

Even if the whole world conspired against you — that would not inflict a quarter of the harm you inflict yourself. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Write injuries in the sand, kindnesses in marble. ~ French Proverbs

One enemy can harm you more than a hundred friends can do you good. ~ German Proverbs

A flea can trouble a lion more than the lion can harm a flea. ~ Kenyan Proverbs

If relatives help each other, what harm can be done to them? ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

Thorns themselves will not harm you — you hurt yourself on the thorns. ~ African Proverb

One night of anarchy does more harm than a hundred years of tyranny. ~ Iraqi Proverbs

What cures the liver harms the spleen. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. ~ Chinese Proverb

Anger is always more harmful than the insult that caused it. ~ Chinese Proverb

The head and feet keep warm; the rest will take no harm. ~ French Proverb

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Quotations about Injuries

Justice consists of doing no one injury, decency in giving no one offense. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten. ~ Aesop

Slight small injuries, and they’ll become none at all. ~ Thomas Fuller

As a Christian should do no injuries to others, so he should forgive the injuries that others do to him. It is to be like God, who is a good-giving God, and a sin-forgiving God. ~ Ralph Venning

Let us forget and forgive injuries. ~ Miguel De Cervantes

There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember. ~ Kahlil Gibran

No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself. ~ Lord Kames

Lay silently the injuries you receive upon the altar of oblivion. ~ Hosea Ballou

One ungrateful person does an injury to all needy people. ~ Publilius Syrus

Violence and injury enclose in their net all that do such things, and generally return upon him who began. ~ Lucretius

There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury. ~ Alexander Smith

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. ~ Marcus Aurelius

Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble. ~ Benjamin Franklin

It’s a fact that it is much more comfortable to be in the position of the person who has been offended than to be the unfortunate cause of it. ~ Barbara Walters

Injuries accompanied with insults are never forgiven: all men, on these occasions, are good haters, and lay out their revenge at compound interest. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds — not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but, a hatred of all injury. ~ George Eliot

Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! — what worthy man does not keep those in mind? ~ William M. Thackeray

An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may. ~ William Hazlitt

If men wound you with injuries, meet them with patience; hasty words rankle the wound, soft language dresses it, forgiveness cures it, and oblivion takes away the scar. It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury by argument to overcome it. ~ Francis Beaumont

The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales. ~ Aesop

To live is to hurt others, and through others, to hurt oneself. Cruel earth! How can we manage not to touch anything? To find what ultimate exile? ~ Albert Camus

The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

Where there is injury let me sow pardon. ~ St. Francis of Assisi

He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

No man is hurt but by himself. ~ Laertius Diogenes

It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it. ~ Francis Beaumont

To willful men, the injuries that they themselves procure must be their schoolmasters. ~ William Shakespeare

One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him. ~ Socrates

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli

I do myself a greater injury in lying that I do him of whom I tell a lie. ~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. ~ Confucius

Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred. ~ Swami Sivananda

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. ~ Marcus Aurelius

Where there is injury let me sow pardon. ~ Francis of Assisi

Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy. ~ Edgar Watson Howe

No man ever did a designed injury to another without doing a greater to himself. ~ Henry Home

To deaden yourself against any hurt is to deaden yourself also against the hurt of others. ~ Max Lerner

Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh. ~ Leonard Cohen

Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again. ~ Rosa Parks

It is better to receive than to do injury. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

The marks you receive in the school of experience are mostly bruises. ~ Author Unknown

The flea, though he kill none, he does all the harm he can. ~ Dr. John Donne

A strong sense of injury often gives point to the expression of our feelings. ~ Pliny the Younger

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