Injury Quotes

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


A strong sense of injury often gives point to the expression of our feelings. [La., Plerumque dolor etiam venustos facit] - Pliny the Younger


It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson


No injury can be complained of by a consenting party. - Decimus Laberius


Laws teach us to know when we commit injury and when we suffer it. - Samuel Johnson


One ungrateful man does an injury to all who stand in need of aid. - Publius [Publilius Syrus]


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


When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive. - Alan Paton


It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind; but when a beginning is made, when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt, it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more. - Jane Austen


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


No one likes having offended another person; hence everyone feels so much better if the other person doesn't show he's been offended. Nobody likes being confronted by a wounded spaniel. Remember that. It is much easier patiently -- and tolerantly -- to avoid the person you have injured than to approach him as a friend. You need courage for that. - Ludwig Wittgenstein


Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both. - Joseph Addison


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


Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.-Edwin Hubbel Chapin


No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.-Booker T. Washington


No, I had a back injury early on in my life.-Merle Haggard


Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues.-Sandra Day O'Connor


Oh, gosh, okay... well, my biggest injury was probably a bone chip in my ankle that required surgery.-Trish Stratus


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


Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink - such is the bravery of the dog and boar.-Xun Zi


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


Should those whose actions lead to the death or injury of a child get a free pass?-Frank Lautenberg


Technically, the last number of years, partially from the injury, it's been difficult to push forward but I felt even before the injury that I still could do more and was sort of at a stalemate.-Elvis Stojko


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


The downside isn't really injury, fear of injury or the process of fighting back from injury. The downside, the very worst thing in the world, is surgery.-Greg Rusedski


The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.-Edward Coke


The injury that we do to a man must be such that we need not fear his vengeance.-Steve Perry

The law of nations is naturally founded on this principle, that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can, and in time of war as little injury as possible, without prejudicing their real interests.-Charles de Secondat


The Tort Tax adds to the cost of everything we buy because businesses and manufacturers have to cover themselves and their employees - just in case they get sued by a greedy personal injury lawyer.-Dennis Hastert


The worst injury I ever had was a stress fracture from running.-Grete Waitz


Then I got a bad back injury, and they thought I wasn't going to have any feeling in my legs.-Lee Majors


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


There is a point at which even justice does injury.-Sophocles


I was on the sideline with a knee injury and when I came back, I wanted to play at the best level I could. And that's the case for a lot of players, they want the chance to play against the best competition.-Claudio Reyna

I'd rather not, but if it will help the club, I'll do it. My ankle injury still bothers me sometimes.-Bill Buckner


I've completed the first part of my preparations without injury problems. My speed is good and I'm doing lots of volume for strength.-Jonathan Brown


I've had one very bad ankle injury but otherwise I've been incredibly lucky with my fitness. I've worked hard at it and I've always been fit even compared to other players. That sustains you through various parts of your career, but I am 36.-Graeme Le Saux


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


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


In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product.-Bob Ney


In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury.-Giacomo Casanova


In the past I've had a bad injury, and then struggled when I've got back because I've been unfit.-Jamie Redknapp


It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.-Thomas Jefferson


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


It seems to me that unless you or someone very close to you has had a bad head injury, you really can't fathom it. You have no concept of what it is all about. It was so difficult for my whole family, not just me.-Barbara Mandrell


John Wells let me write a couple of West Wings, which was an incredible gift. I loved it once I got past the brain injury part of it, and so I'm working on a couple of things that are far from fruition, but what I want to pursue.-Bradley Whitford


Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.-Marcus Tullius Cicero


Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense.-Ron Paul


Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.-Andrew Johnson

Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.-Niccolo Machiavelli

Millions of Americans every year depend upon medical imaging exams to diagnose disease and detect injury, and thousands more rely on radiation therapy to treat and cure their cancers.-Charles W. Pickering

Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an essential instrument of responsible journalism.-Abe Fortas


Neither these statesmen nor their constituents sought in any way to use the Government for the interest of themselves or their section, or for the injury of a single member of the Confederacy.-Robert Toombs

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