150+ All Time Famous Hurt Quotes

Hurt Quotes

“Hurt” is a term that generally refers to physical or emotional pain, injury, or distress. It can encompass a wide range of experiences, including:

Physical Hurt: This refers to any bodily pain or discomfort resulting from injury, illness, or any other physical cause.

Emotional Hurt: Emotional hurt involves feelings of emotional pain, distress, or sadness. This can result from experiences such as disappointment, rejection, loss, or other challenging life events.

Psychological Hurt: Psychological hurt is related to mental and emotional distress, often stemming from trauma, anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues.

Relationship Hurt: This type of hurt arises from conflicts, misunderstandings, betrayals, or other difficulties in personal relationships.

Verbal Hurt: Verbal hurt involves being emotionally affected by hurtful words, insults, or negative comments from others.

Self-Inflicted Hurt: This refers to intentionally causing oneself physical or emotional pain, often seen in situations of self-harm or self-destructive behavior.

Empathetic Hurt: Empathetic hurt refers to feeling emotional pain due to the suffering of others. It’s a response of compassion and empathy.

The term “hurt” can vary in intensity and impact, and its meaning might differ based on context and individual experiences. If you’re dealing with hurt in any form and finding it challenging to cope, seeking support from friends, family, or professionals can be beneficial.

Hurt Quotes

1. “Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
— Bob Marley

2. “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”
— E.A. Bucchianeri

3. “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

4. “Sometimes we want what we couldn’t, sometimes we love what we could.”
— Lang Leav

5. “I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.”
— James Baldwin

6. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.”
— Nicholas Sparks

7. “A person in pain is being spoken to by that part of himself that knows only how to communicate this way.”
— Malidoma Patrice Somé

8. “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

9. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.”
— Richard Puz

10. “Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget.”
— Alysha Speer

11. “Nothing on earth consumes a man more quickly than the passion of resentment.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche

12. “Handling our suffering is an art. If we know how to suffer, we suffer much less, and we’re no longer afraid of being overwhelmed by the suffering inside.”
— Thich Nhat Hanh

13. “The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.”
— Carroll Bryant

14. “When someone stabs you it’s not your fault that you feel pain.”
— Louise Penny

15. “No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.”
— Faraaz Kazi

16. “Either give me your hand, or end it now, and put us both out of our misery.”
— Judith McNaught

17. “Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.”
— Mineko Iwasaki

18. “The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.”
— Faraaz Kazi

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

20. “When you lose someone, you get used to living day to day without them. But you’ll never get used to the “10 second heartbreak.” That’s the time it takes to wake to full consciousness each day and remember…”
— Nina Guilbeau

21. “God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way.”
— C.S. Lewis

22. “I hurt myself today, to see if I still feel. I focus on the pain, the only thing that’s real.”
— Johnny Cash

23. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
— Unknown

24. “It’s the love that goes through the hardest trials and survives that’s worth having.”
— Katie Ashley

25. “Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares.”
— Aman Jassal

26. “The end of love looks like the beginning of war.”
— Bangambiki Habyarimana

27. “Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.”
— George R. R. Martin

28. “One is never wounded by the love one gives, only by the love one expects.”
— Marty Rubin

29. “The heart was made to be broken.”
— Oscar Wilde

30. “Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t.”
— Stephen King

31. “People who wrong others for no good reason tend to keep at it until they finish the job.”
— Thucydides

32. “If you didn’t remember something happening, was it because it never had happened? Or because you wished it hadn’t?”
— Jodi Picoult

33. “Things that break – be they bones, hearts, or promises – can be put back together but will never really be whole.”
— Jodi Picoult

34. “There will always be suffering. But we must not suffer over the suffering.”
— Alan Watts

35. “Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.”
— Havelock Ellis

36. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”
— Lena Horne

37. “We don’t meditate to see heaven, but to end suffering.”
— Ajahn Chah

38. “That old saying, how you always hurt the one you love, well, it works both ways.”
— Chuck Palahniuk

39. “The pain of yesterday is the strength of today.”
— Paulo Coelho

40. “A man is not hurt so much by what happens, as by his opinion of what happens.”
— Michel de Montaigne

41. “The worst loss you’ve ever experienced is the greatest gift you can have.”
— Byron Katie

42. “What if the worst thing that happened to you turns out to be the best thing that has ever happened to you?”
— Dr. Joe Dispenza

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

44. “Because even the smallest of words can be the ones to hurt you, or save you.”
— Natsuki Takaya

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

46. “Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it?”
— Jennifer E. Smith

47. “If there was no suffering, man would not know his limits, would not know himself.”
— Leo Tolstoy

48. “It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.”
— Willie Nelson

49. “Failure hurts but passes quickly. Regret hurts forever.”
— Shane Parrish

50. “Stop running from pain. Pain is here to teach you something.”
— Justin Kan

51. “We are not our stories, our dramas, or our wrongdoings. We are love.”
— Gabby Bernstein

52. “I’ve survived a lot of things, and I’ll probably survive this.”
— J. D. Salinger

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

54. “Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.”
— Siri Hustvedt

55. “We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.”
— Lucius Annaneus Seneca

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

57. “Hurt me with the truth but never comfort me with a lie.”
— Antonio Suhuba-Baruti

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

59. “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

60. “Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.”
— Edgar Allan Poe

61. “Pain is inevitable, suffering is not.”
— Henepola Gunaratana

62. “The purpose of life, as far as I can tell… is to find a mode of being that’s so meaningful that the fact that life is suffering is no longer relevant.”
— Jordan Peterson

63. “Another person will not hurt you without your cooperation. You are hurt the moment you believe yourself to be.”
― Marcus Aurelius

64. “So other people hurt me? That’s their problem. Their character and actions are not mine. What is done to me is ordained by nature, what I do by my own.”
— Marcus Aurelius

65. “Many things cause pain which would cause pleasure if you regarded their advantages.”
— Baltasar Gracián

66. “The avoidance of suffering is a form of suffering. The avoidance of struggle is a struggle. Hiding what is shameful is itself a form of shame.”
— Mark Manson

67. “Just because someone serves you a bad meal, does not mean you have to eat it.”
— George Raveling

68. “If you ignore a deep wound, it gets infected. Same is true of psychological wounds. You have to treat a wound to heal it.”
— Neil Strauss

69. “Oh, love isn’t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.”
— Hermann Hesse

70. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.”
— Oprah Winfrey

71. “Life will have terrible blows, horrible blows, unfair blows, doesn’t matter. And some people recover and others don’t.”
— Charlie Munger

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

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

74. “If it hurts it’s probably doing you good. If it’s pleasant, it’s most likely wrong.”
— John Graves

75. “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

76. “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

77. “Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.”
— George R. R. Martin

78. “You will never know the power in yourself until someone hurts you badly.”
— Daryl G. Weinman

79. “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

80. “I wish i were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart.”
— Julia Roberts

81. “One is never wounded by the love one gives, only by the love one expects.”
— Marty Rubin

82. “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

83. “Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.”
— George R.R. Martin

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

85. “A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.”
— Will Rogers

86. “The stroke of death is as a lover’s pinch, which hurts and is desired.”
— William Shakespeare

87. “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

88. “When pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.”
— Jane Austen

89. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life, that word is love.”
— Sophocles

90. “Behind every beautiful thing, there’s some kind of pain.”
— Bob Dylan

91. “Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”
— Joseph Campbell

92. “Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change.”
— Tony Robbins

93. “Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful.”
— José N. Harris

94. “Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.”
— Ovid

95. “Just like there’s always time for pain, there’s always time for healing.”
— Jennifer Brown

96. “These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.”
— Rumi

97. “When I planted my pain in the field of patience it bore fruit of happiness.”
— Kahlil Gibran

98. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.”
— Khalil Gibran

99. “The practice of love offers no place of safety. We risk loss, hurt, pain. We risk being acted upon by forces outside our control.”
— Bell Hooks

100. “If you’re never able to tolerate a little bit of pain and discomfort, you’ll never get better.”
— Angela Duckworth

101. “Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.”
— Bo Bennett

102. “You may have had unfair things happen to you, but the depth of your pain is an indication of the height of your future.”
— Joel Osteen

103. “Learn to accept discomfort and uncertainty. It will eliminate most of your imagined suffering.”
— Neil Strauss

104. “There is no normal life that is free of pain. It’s the very wrestling with our problems that can be the impetus for our growth.”
— Fred Rogers

105. “Recognize reality even when you don’t like it – especially when you don’t like it.”
— Charlie Munger

106. “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

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

108. “We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.”
— Orson Welles

109. “I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.”
— Henry David Thoreau

110. “The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.1. “Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
— Bob Marley

111. “My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.”
— Warsan Shire

112. “I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.”
— Woody Allen

113. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”
— Henry David Thoreau

114. “When you’re feeling lost, take heart. It’s just your brain gathering the information it needs to make good decisions.”
— Josh Kaufman

115. “No matter how much light I carry within me, there will always be times of feeling lost, being confused, seeking direction. It is the way of the human heart.”
— Joyce Rupp

116. “The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.”
— Maimonides

117. “When you are directionless like we are right now, people are looking for something to hang their hat on.”
— John Pickett

118. “I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.”
— Margaret Fuller

119. “Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason.”
— Alain De Botton

120. “It felt as if things were literally slipping through my fingers. Things were just streaming away from me. I lost my sense of humor. I’m still looking for that.”
— Michelle Williams

121. “You got to go down a lot of wrong roads to find the right one.”
— Bob Parsons

122. “Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.”
— Lord Byron

123. “My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.” — Olive Schreiner

124. “To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.”
— Bess Myerson

125. “Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”
— J. K. Rowling

126. “You are my sweetest downfall. I loved you first, I loved you first.”
— Regina Spektor

127. “It’s funny how we feel so much but we cannot say a word. We are screaming inside, but we can’t be heard.”
— Sarah McLachlan

128. “I will wait for you till the day I can forget you or till the day you realize you cannot forget me.”
— Herryicm

129. “Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a mile worth a thousand years with someone then coming back alone is what is difficult.”
— Faraaz Kazi

130. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”
— Kahlil Gibran

131. “Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.”
— Merle Shain

132. “To love anything is to realize that it might be lost.”
— G.K. Chesterton

133. “How do you know that love is gone? If you said you would be there by seven, you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet—it’s gone.”
— Marlene Dietrich

134. “Love without return is like a question without an answer.”
— Alfred Lord Tennyson

135. “Love is unconditional, relationships are not.”
— Grant Gudmundson

136. “Relationships end, but they don’t end your life. But people do often spending more time finding out about failed relationships than finding successful ones.”
— Steve Martin

137. “So often the end of a love affair is death by a thousand cuts, so often its survival is life by a thousand stitches.”
— Robert Brault

138. “In any relationship in which two people become one, the end result is two half people.”
— Wayne W. Dyer

139. “Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.”
— Charles Caleb Colton

140. “The loss of love is not nearly as painful as our resistance to accepting it is.”
— Tigress Luv

141. “Any time you end a relationship, and everyone has ended plenty in their life, it’s always a tough thing and hard to get over.”
— Adam Brody

142. “If love breaks more than a heart, maybe it’s a sign and time to step out.”
— Anthony Liccione

143. “We mistakenly assume that if our partners love us they will react and behave in certain ways – the ways we react and behave when we love someone.”
— John Gray

144. “Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.”
— Oprah Winfrey

145. “There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.”
— Harry Crews

146. “When I’m feeling weak and my pain walks down a one-way street, I look above and I know I’ll always be blessed with love.”
— Ray Heffernan

147. “I’m sad and blue, about nobody but you. I told you that I loved you right from the start, you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart.”
— Leon Redbone

148. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”
— Ernest Hemingway

149. “You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel.”
— Johnny Depp

150. “Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.”
— Doug Fetherling

151. “After your breakup, go through life slowly and stay true to what you need in each moment.”
— Lesley Robins