Hurt Quotes

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you. - Erma Bombeck

 

Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul. - Dr. Armand Hammer

 

Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in. - Casey Dillon Stengel

 

To seduce the enemies soldiers from their allegiance and encourage them to surrender is of special service, for an adversary is more hurt by desertion than by slaughter. - Vegetius

 

And the thing about my jokes is, they don't hurt anybody. You can take 'em or leave 'em, you can say they're funny or they're terrible or they're good, or whatever, but you can just pass 'em by. But with Congress, every time they make a joke, it's a law! And every time they make a law, it's a joke! - Will Rogers

 

There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health. - Sir Francis Bacon

 

Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered. - Marilyn Monroe

 

The mind is so rarely disturbed, but that the company of friend will restore it to some degree of tranquility and sedateness. - Adam Smith

 

Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth.-Daniel Keys Moran

 

And for any victim of a violent crime, when you actually get to go in and realize and see their faces and know that they can't hurt you any more, there is no feeling like that. It finally frees you from a lot of demons.-Patty Hearst

 

I did work out every day. I needed it to have the endurance to do what needed to be done and not get hurt. I have such a new respect for action stars now.-Sanaa Lathan

 

I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.-Kathy Acker

 

When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.-Carter Burwell

 

One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career.-Joe Pantoliano

 

There's nobody in show business that I dislike so I wouldn't want to get in there to hurt anybody.-Robert Goulet

 

I do like to work with young directors because it's such a difficult business that I think after directors have been around a while sometimes, not always, but sometimes their passion gets siphoned off because they get hurt.-Ellen Burstyn

 

I don't want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don't want to not be me.-Melanie Chisholm

 

This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important, common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses.-Bob Ney

 

The last four years have not diluted the memory or weakened the resolve of our citizens. Four years later, our hearts still hurt for the families whose loved ones were murdered that day.-John Doolittle

 

If we do nothing, as the Republicans suggest, we're going to see health care costs reach a point where small businesses can't afford it and families can't afford it. We're going to see people turned down from pre-existing conditions. We're going to find the Medicare doughnut hole - a gap in coverage that's going to hurt a lot of seniors.-Dick Durbin

 

Everybody goes through obstacles and problems and issues and turn their backs on people that we are fond of and love just because we hurt; and everybody goes through that.-Boris Kodjoe

 

I had to wait a while to get the scans back but it shows nothing in terms of needing surgery which is good. I hurt my AC joint and I just need to strengthen it. There is an outside chance to start training by the end of this week and if not than the start of next week.-Claudio Reyna

 

It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've really locked horns with actors. It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking.-Richard Donner

 

Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can't understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses.-Haley Barbour

 

People were hurt, and because they were hurt, they were angry and quarreled and were jealous of one another.-Emanuel Celler

 

Criticism really used to hurt me. Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists, and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves. It's a really disgusting job. They must feel horrible inside.-Rosanna Arquette

 

I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn't hurt a fly.-Eli Wallach

 

Coming down under a parachute is quite different as well. You hit the ground pretty hard, but all the systems work very well to keep it from hurting, so it doesn't even hurt when you hit. It was a great experience to be able to do both.-Leroy Chiao

 

The ability of players to jump teams when their contracts are up has hurt fan loyalty.-Will McDonough

 

Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses, you will hurt those of your brethren who are slaves, and do all in your power to prevent their being free.-Jupiter Hammon

 

Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost.-Terry Brooks

 

When it was over my daughter said, 'Oh, I felt so sorry for him - he didn't want to hurt you, he liked you.' That was Victoria. When you visualize him up there on top of the Empire State Building, you do feel sorry for him.-Fay Wray

 

I'm not in the K-1 tournament. We thought about it but they really don't want me as they feel I might get hurt so that's fine with me but I do see a lot of guys out there that I feel I can take.-Larry Holmes

 

A date once leaned in to kiss me, and he ended up kissing my cheek. He was a little offended, but I didn't want to kiss him just to not hurt his feelings.-Denise Richards

 

When I was twenty-two it was a lot harder to get hurt by women. It was easier for me to, you know, cheat on a girlfriend. I can't lie like that anymore.-Matt Dillon

 

Well, when I think of steroids I think of an image. You have the advantage over someone, which is a form of cheating. I guess it wouldn't be right unless it was legal for everybody. Reason it's not legal for everybody is because it can hurt people seriously.-Evander Holyfield

 

I've never been hurt by a sea creature, except for jellyfish and sea urchins.-Peter Benchley

 

When not deeply engaged in creative activities, or numbed out by the TV, I felt empty. My heart hurt. I often felt hollow or as if I were some sort of wispy ghost, barely existing.-Judith Wright

 

Sometimes to realize you were well, someone must come along and hurt you.-Perry Farrell

 

Writing is like a contact sport, like football. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it.-Irwin Shaw

 

Everything I was feeling, all the hurt and the pain and the emotion I was going through, I put into my music.-Keith Sweat

 

I always hated my mole growing up. I even thought about having it removed. At the time I didn't do it because I thought it would hurt, and now I'm glad I didn't.-Niki Taylor

 

Everyone has determination - it's a question of how you use it. Hers is based on power and success and conquering; she doesn't care what she has to do or who gets hurt in the process. In that way we're very, very different.-Dannii Minogue

 

I mean, I would never want to do anything to hurt my family, but then again I would never want to do anything to hurt myself. And I think they go hand in hand.-Lauren Bush

 

Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul.-Armand Hammer

 

All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner.-John Gray

 

I can't remember a time where I really battled with my body, but I can remember being asked to lose weight and battling with the advice. It hurt me. Especially as my baby fat naturally melted away as I got older.-Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

 

I'd never do a film that would hurt anyone's sentiments, be it Indian or not.-Akshay Kumar

 

It's more than a job. It's very personal, so when you're hurt, you're really hurt inside.-Charlotte Gainsbourg

 

I want to hit him, step away and watch him hurt. I want his heart.-Joe Frazier

 

It's not to hurt anyone, but basketball can be rough.-Sue Wicks

 

Maybe the Dalai Lama is the only person who is totally honest, and even with him, he's skillful not to hurt anybody. He's skillful.-Richard Gere

 

I realize now I didn't really want to die. I just wanted to stop the hurt and pain.-LaToya Jackson

 

I don't hurt or want for visibility, but people seem to forget pretty easily.-Gary Coleman

 

A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.-Nadine Gordimer

 

I'd like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn't matter, but it doesn't hurt.-Kirsten Dunst

 

Maybe I'll learn how, but the only thing I can do is turn down parts that would hurt my conscience.-Victoria Jackson

 

I have reason to be shy. I've been hurt plenty.-Ethel Waters

 

People say that to me and I think what unites all my characters is that they are hurt; it's most accurate to say I play characters that are hurt but are responding to their environment.-Ashley Judd

 

I think everything worked out the way it was supposed to. Mark's happier. I'm sober. There are still phone calls to be made, people I need to say something to. But everyone from Creed who I've offended or hurt, I ask for their forgiveness.-Scott Stapp

 

And so I put down some of the things that he said, about keeping your tools sharpened and not letting them lie on the ground where they get hurt or get abused and dirty and can't find them. And some thoughts about how his father used to do things.-Bruce Nauman

 

Part of being an artist is being willing to be shocked, being willing to be surprised, being willing to be hurt.-Holly Near

 

I like to be alone so I can write. But focus can hurt you. I don't want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.-James Ellroy

 

I have said this in the past and I will continue to repeat it as long as I live: Whoever tries to hurt our national unity is my enemy until the day of judgement.-King Hussein I

 

Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt.-Agnes Repplier

 

For example I don't work with William Hurt the same way that I will work with Viggo. They're different guys and they work in different ways. So a good sensitive director has his general style and technique and personality that he uses but you don't impose that on the actors.-David Cronenberg

 

To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn't hurt.-Olivia Newton-John

 

It hurt me a great deal. It put a lot of pressure on me because I was at a young age and the writers around here and throughout the league starting comparing me to Cobb. It put a lot of pressure on me.-Al Kaline

 

I wanted to definitely be a musician or a good preacher or a heck of a baseball player. I couldn't play ball too good - I hurt my finger, and I stopped that. I couldn't preach, and well, all I had left was getting into the music thing.-Muddy Waters

 

Before I fight, I always pray that no one gets hurt.-Sugar Ray Leonard

 

I think I've become one of the best finishers in boxing; if I hurt a guy, I normally take him out.-Sugar Ray Leonard

 

When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.-Jane Fonda

 

I just like the continue doing what I've been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn't hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I'll be a very happy person.-Mary Tyler Moore

 

Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.-Sima Qian

 

If I have stepped on some people at times because I am at the top, it couldn't be helped. What should I do if someone gets hurt... retire?-Maria Callas

 

I bet some of you feel sorry for me. Well don't. Having an artificial leg has its advantages. I've broken my right knee many times and it doesn't hurt a bit.-Terry Fox

 

I see so much more than I used to see. The effect has been to depress and sadden and hurt me terribly.-Zane Grey

 

Sometimes I wish that there were a way to let people know that just because I live in a world without rules, and in a life that is lawless, doesn't mean that it doesn't hurt so bad the morning after.-Elizabeth Wurtzel

 

Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they've been hurt, they're sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that's protecting this tiny, dear part in them that's still alive.-Jeff Bridges

 

I had the drink after I fell out of bed. It hurt.-Liza Minnelli

 

Five minutes before I went on, I looked at my manager and said, I'm going to get booed. I know it's going to happen. And you're responsible because you put me on here. It was horrible. I've never been more hurt in my entire life.-Shannen Doherty

 

The Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent access to the legal system for those who are hurt.-Joe Baca

 

The world is likely to view any temporary extension of the income tax cuts for the top two percent as a prelude to a long-term or permanent extension, and that would hurt economic recovery as well by undermining confidence that we're prepared to make a commitment today to bring down our future deficits.-Timothy Geithner

 

None of this was written to hurt anybody's feelings.-Ric Flair

 

I wouldn't ever set out to hurt anyone deliberately unless it was, you know, important - like a league game or something.-Dick Butkus

 

Because that's just the way it is, and don't sleep on what you did before, you know, because it can... not hurt you, but you can find yourself sleeping on something that happened in the past, but you dare to progress and there is always room for progression.-Thierry Henry

 

I'm not so mean. I wouldn't ever go out to hurt anybody deliberately - unless it was, you know, important, like a league game or something.-Dick Butkus

 

When I played pro football, I never set out to hurt anyone deliberately - unless it was, you know, important, like a league game or something.-Dick Butkus

 

It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.-Tacitus

 

Now I feel like whatever I do, no one can hurt me. I cannot be violated, I cannot be humiliated, I cannot be disregarded, I cannot be disrespected.-Fiona Apple

 

The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault.-Ty Cobb

 

Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed, has faith and is pure; and if he does not hurt any living being, he is a holy man.-Denis Diderot

 

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.-Louis Nizer

 

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

 

I just like to catch fish, I don't care if it weighs half a pound or 10 pounds. But I can't do a lot of casting. I can work a jig or a worm. But not for long, especially if the big ones are biting. Those big bass will make it hurt after a while.-Terry Bradshaw

 

I've been immersed in it too long. My spirit is wobbly and my mind is confused. The hurt has become too great.-Ernie Pyle

 

I've never been in a place where winning has hurt the ability to do anything.-Rahm Emanuel

 

For years Don Imus was just - boy, he was merciless in his criticism of me. Maybe it was justified, but that didn't mean it didn't hurt.-Dan Rather

 

OK, it was black, it was below grade, I was female, Asian American, young, too young to have served. Yet I think none of the opposition in that sense hurt me.-Maya Lin

 

Lotsa people want to hurt me. That's the price you pay for being a big mouth.-Bill O'Reilly

 

Criticism, even when you try to ignore it, can hurt. I have cried over many articles written about me, but I move on and I don't hold on to that .-Diana Ross

 

Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.-Joyce Brothers

 

Your weak point is the open, vulnerable place where you can always be hurt. Love, in all its aspects, opens the self so fully.-Jeanette Winterson

 

I wouldn't like to see a chick of mine taking her clothes off and kissing a fellow on screen. And my girls must get very hurt when they see me doing it.-Oliver Reed

 

I'm not a villain, I've never hurt anyone. I'm just a tawdry character who explodes now and again.-Oliver Reed

 

I would never want to hurt anyone by writing a book.-Kathie Lee Gifford

 

If anybody says their facelift doesn't hurt, they're lying. It was like I'd spent the night with an axe murderer.-Sharon Osbourne

 

If you love large, you've got to hurt large. If you've got a lot of light, you've probably got an equal amount of darkness.-Sarah McLachlan

 
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