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Injury Quotes


These are some of the best 'Injury' quotations and sayings.

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An injury unanswered, in time grows weary of itself and dies away in voluntary remorse. In bad dispositions, capable of no restraint but fear, it has a different effect; the silent digestion of one wrong provokes a second.

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

Christianity commands us to pass by injuries; policy, to let them pass by us.

He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. - If breaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself.

If a bee stings you, will you go to the hive and destroy it? Would not a thousand come upon you? If you receive a trifling injury, do not go about proclaiming it, or be anxious to avenge it. Let it drop. It is wisdom to say little respecting the injuries you may have received.

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

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 than by argument to overcome it.

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

It is more easy to forgive the weak who have injured us, than the powerful whom we have injured. That conduct will be continued by our fears which commenced in our resentment. He that has gone so far as to cut the claws of the lion will not feel himself quite secure until he has also drawn his teeth.

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

No man is hurt but by himself.

Nothing can work me damage except myself. - The harm that I sustain I carry about with me, and am never a real sufferer but by my own fault.

Recompense injury with justice, and unkindness with kindness.

Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.

The injuries of life, if rightly improved, will be to us as the strokes of the statuary on his marble, forming us to a more beautiful shape, and making us fitter to adorn the heavenly temple.

The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.

The injuries we do, and those we suffer, are seldom weighed in the same balance.

The public has more interest in the punishment of an injury than the one who receives it.

The purpose of an injury is to vex and trouble me. - Now, nothing can do that to him that is truly valiant.

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


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