94 Being Hurt Quotes and Being Hurt Sayings

Experiencing pain or causing harm to someone, whether it’s physical or emotional, can be a distressing and challenging aspect of life.

It can be particularly difficult to move past these hurtful memories when the people we hold dear, like a spouse, best friend, or caring parents, are involved.

Sometimes, we might even inflict hurt upon ourselves, making the healing process even more complicated.

Overcoming the feeling of pain is not only uncomfortable, but it can also be tough to acknowledge, apologize, take responsibility, or accept that the hurt exists.

This requires a person to face their mistakes or to admit they need assistance.


In order to alleviate the pain and promote healing, it can be helpful to explore quotes that encourage a different perspective on pain or discover sayings that help soothe the heartache caused by loving the wrong person.

Utilizing these hurt quotes can offer solace, provide a means to confront the pain and pave the way for the healing process to commence.

Best Being Hurt Quotes

I have never been hurt by anything I didn’t say. ~ Calvin Coolidge.

Better to have pain than paralysis. ~ Florence Nightingale.

Love hurts worse than getting slammed by a 250-pound linebacker. ~ Miranda Kenneally.

It hurts to have someone in your heart that you can’t have in your arms. ~ Unknown.


Some people use their own hurt as an excuse for hurting others. ~ Roland Merullo.

Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. ~ Bob Marley.


Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word. ~ George R. R. Martin.

I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. ~ C.S. Lewis.

If you’re in trouble, or hurt or need — go to the poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help — the only ones. ~ John Steinbeck.


It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt. ~ Zakiya Caswell.

Words can hurt you. In the larger world, it frames how people think about you, and it can hurt you in lots of little, subtle ways. ~ Nathan Myhrvold.

If someone really wants to hurt you, they’ll find a way whatever. I don’t want to live my life worrying about it. ~ George Michael.

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. ~ Mother Teresa.


Wounds make better lessons than lectures. ~ Brian Herbert.

We live very close together. So, our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. ~ Dalai Lama.

When a girl gives up, it’s not because she doesn’t love you. But she’s tired of getting hurt and feels like you’ll never care. ~ Justice Cabral.


Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed. ~ Philip Zimbardo.

Nothing else wounds so deeply and irreparably. Nothing else robs us of hope so much as being unloved by one we love. ~ Clive Barker.

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Top Being Hurt Quotes

You will never know the power in yourself until someone hurts you badly. ~ Daryl G. Weinman.

Honesty is the cruelest game of all, because not only can you hurt someone – and hurt them to the bone – you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time. ~ Dave Van Ronk.

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.

I’m scared of things that I can’t see that can hurt me, you know. ~ Andy Ruiz Jr.


Pain is only bearable if we know it will end, not if we deny it exists. ~ Victor Frank.

As one grows weaker one is less susceptible to suffering. There is less hurt because there is less to hurt. ~ Jack London.

Those who really love you don’t mean to hurt you and if they do, you can’t see it in their eyes but it hurts them too. ~ Holly Black.

I don’t hate you; I love you. But loving you is killing me. So this is goodbye even if I don’t want it to be. ~ Nikita Gill.


You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. ~ J.K. Rowling.

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.

Do not suppress it – that would hurt you inside. Do not express it – this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it. ~ Peace Pilgrim.

Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it, but also the father who wipes away the tears. ~ Criss Jami.

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched. ~ George Jean Nathan.


It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time. ~ Willie Nelson.

I wish I were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart. ~ Julia Roberts.

With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt because love is an amazing feeling. ~ Britney Spears.

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt. ~ Max Lerner.

Being brokenhearted is like having broken ribs. On the outside it looks like nothing’s wrong, but every breath hurts. ~ Greg Behrendt.

There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let them hurt me. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer.


It is when we hurt that we learn. ~ Steve Maraboli.

Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you. ~ Shannon L. Alder.

Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting. ~ Siri Hustvedt.

Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today, and you make your tomorrow. ~ L. Ron Hubbard.


It hurts too much so I don’t want to talk about it. ~ Alex Flinn.

From hurt comes pain, from pain comes change. If it hurts enough, change will happen. ~ Tripp Evans.

The surest way to hurt yourself is to give up on love, just because it didn’t work out the first time. ~ Amanda Howells.

What hurts us is what heals us. ~ Paulo Coelho.

If we don’t risk being hurt, we cannot give unconditional love. Unconditional love gives others the right to hurt us. ~ John Bevere.


Don’t waste your time on revenge. Those who hurt you will eventually face their karma. ~ Matava Pearl.

Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings. ~ Mahavira.

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option. ~ Mark Twain.

Sad Being Hurt Quotes

Pain is what we’re in most of the time. And I think the bigger the pain the more gods we need. ~ John Lennon.

Love the heart that hurts you, but never hurt the heart that loves you. ~ Vipin Sharma.


Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom. ~ Hannah Arendt.

If you are still being hurt by an event that happened to you at twelve, it is the thought that is hurting you now. ~ James Hillman.

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth. ~ William W. Purkey.

If it hurts it’s probably doing you good. If it’s pleasant, it’s most likely wrong. ~ John Graves.

A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.


When someone stabs you it’s not your fault that you feel pain. ~ Louise Penny.

That old saying, how you always hurt the one you love, well, it works both ways. ~ Chuck Palahniuk.

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

Love means exposing yourself to the pains of being hurt, deeply hurt by someone you trust. ~ Renita Weems.

Tired of Being Hurt Quotes

We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. ~ Seneca.

The stroke of death is as a lover’s pinch, which hurts and is desired. ~ William Shakespeare.


A goodbye is never painful unless you’re never going to say hello again. ~ Unknown.

Forget what hurt you but never forget what it taught you. ~ Unknown.

No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better. ~ Birister Sharma.

It doesn’t matter who hurt you, or broke you down, what matters is who made you smile again. ~ Unknown.

The heart was made to be broken. ~ Oscar Wilde.

Pain can be endured and defeated only if it is embraced. Denied or feared, it grows. ~ Dean Koontz.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~ Unknown.


The pain of yesterday is the strength of today. ~ Paulo Coelho.

Sometimes pain and hurt are good things because it means you strived for something in your life. ~ Kathryn Perez.

Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love. ~ Leo Buscaglia.

If we aren’t capable of being hurt we aren’t capable of feeling joy. ~ Madeleine L’Engle.

No matter how beautiful a lie is, in the end it hurts even more than the truth would have done. ~ Terry Mark.


Do you know the feeling, when your heart is so hurt, that you could feel the blood dripping? ~ Lady Gaga.

You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world. But you do have some say in who hurts you. ~ John Green.

One is never wounded by the love one gives, only by the love one expects. ~ Marty Rubin.

Hurt me with the truth but never comfort me with a lie. ~ Antonio Suhuba-Baruti.

Painful Being Hurt Quotes

A person in pain is being spoken to by that part of himself that knows only how to communicate this way. ~ Malidoma Somé.


A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth. ~ Will Rogers.

Just because one person’s problem is less traumatic than another’s doesn’t mean they’re required to hurt less. ~ J.A. Redmerski.

Nobody can hurt me without my permission. ~ Mahatma Gandhi.


He who is or has been deeply hurt has a RIGHT to be sure he is LOVED. ~ Jean Vanier.

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. ~ Nicholas Sparks.

Sometimes even stuff you expect to happen can still hurt. ~ Jennifer Brown.

Not all scars show, not all wounds heal. ~ Diana Elmessiri.


I still own my heart, which I know because it hurts so much. ~ Emilie Autumn.

I can feel the hurt. There’s something good about it. Mostly it makes me stop remembering. ~ Albert Borris.

I don’t like to hurt people’s feelings, and I don’t like to knock other writers as a matter of principle. ~ Lydia Davis.

Don’t chase after the people that hurt you, replace them with people that care. ~ Kaoru Shinmon.

All we need to do is learn not to be afraid of pain. Grit your teeth and let it hurt. Don’t deny it, don’t be overwhelmed by it. It will not last forever. One day, the pain will be gone and you will still be there. ~ Harold S. Kushner.


Just because somebody is strong enough to handle pain doesn’t mean they deserve it. ~ Unknown.

Being hurt is something you can’t stop from happening, but being miserable is always your choice. ~ Unknown.

Being hurt by someone you truly care about leaves a hole in your heart that only love can fill. ~ George Bernard Shaw.

So these were the 94 quotes about Being Hurt.

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