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Motivational Injury Quotes

May these quotes about Injury inspire and motivate you.

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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

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


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
revenging one make you but even with him;
forgiving it sets you above him.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
...
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
- attributed to St. Francis of Assisi


 

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

The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- although attributed to St. Francis of Assisi,
this prayer first appeared (written in French) in 1912

The unpredictable and irregular happenings
of life's cycles are an inherent part of their nature.
There are droughts and heat waves, injuries occur.
The lion eats the zebra -
one is nourished, one dies - neither failed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science,
for they often endure long; but false views,
if supported by some evidence, do little harm,
for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
- Charles Darwin

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
- Thomas Jefferson

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man is truly ethical only when he obeys
the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist,
and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
- Albert Schweitzer

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
- Henry David Thoreau

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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