Quotes and Sayings about Hurt



"That is how prison is tearing me up inside. It hurts every day. Every day takes me further from my life."
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Related: Life, Day, Prison)

"I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: People, Hurt)

"It scares you: all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing, it's the best smile in the world; and there's nobody hurt, and the well's under control."
- Red Adair
(Related: Control, Hurt, Smile, World)

"The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Nature, Age, Stars, Sun, Years, Youth)

"It has meant a lot to me to challenge the best players in the world and to beat them. And it means a lot to me to be out here and fighting for the title and, you know, it hurts not to win it."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Challenge, Fighting, World)

"Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Car, Life, People, Accidents, Day, Hurt, Will)

"It's better to be hurt by the truth than to gain satisfaction from the lies."
- David Allan
(Related: Truth, Gain, Hurt, Lies, Satisfaction)

"Perhaps my information hurt the Soviet Union more than it helped. I have no idea. It was not something I ever discussed with the KGB officers that I was dealing with."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Idea, Hurt, Information)

"I don't like to hurt people, I really don't like it at all. But in order to get a red light at the intersection, you sometimes have to have an accident."
- Jack Anderson
(Related: People, Accident, Hurt, Light, Order)

"I felt ashamed for what I had done. I don't have any excuses. I did what I did. I take full responsibility for myself and my actions. I wouldn't pawn this off on anybody. I'm sorry it happened. And I hurt people."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: People, Actions, Excuses, Hurt, Responsibility)

"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
(Related: Hurt, Now)

"I don't think people realize the extent to which TV networks are hurt when they carry public broadcasting. I think the estimate is that they lose a half-million dollars for a half day's programming."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Day, Hurt, Programming, Public)

"Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas. The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Hurt)

"Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: First, Hurt, Losing)

"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
(Related: Art, People, Artists, Criticism, Hurt, Job)

"Maybe it's legitimate criticism, though it can be hurtful. Maybe I haven't paid sufficient attention to the people with whom I would have a natural affinity as a liberal, and they feel let down by that."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: People, Attention, Criticism, Liberal)

"There was one where Gomez was on a Trapeze hanging by the legs upside down. I remember how much the backs of my knees would hurt until I got used to it. It was hard."
- John Astin
(Related: Hurt)

"I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Movies, Books, Hurt, Worry, Writers)

"The Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent access to the legal system for those who are hurt."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Legal, Hurt, Majority, Nothing, Republican, Will)

"Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Men, Cunning, Hurt, Nothing, State)

"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."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Health, Wisdom, Hurt, Man, Observation, Rules)

"I'm free. I just do what I want, say what I want, say how I feel, and I don't try to hurt nobody. I just try to make sure that I don't compromise my art in any kind of way, and I think people respect that."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Art, People, Compromise, Hurt, Respect, Want)

"A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Worth)

"I feel like God has forgiven me of so much, that I will forgive everyone who has hurt us."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: God, Hurt, Will)

"I don't think that a company should own a studio and the network, and program for their own network. It hurts the creativity - it is not a level playing field."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Creativity, Company, Network)

"Women's Lib? Oh, I'm afraid it doesn't interest me one bit. I've been so liberated it hurts."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Women, Interest)

"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
(Related: Americans, Congress, Creation, Economy, Tax, Hurt, Job, Jobs, Majority, Will)

"People who don't know me have opinions about me. That's the part that's very hurtful. Because how do you form an opinion about somebody if you've never met them or spent any time with them? So it's all based upon hearsay or things that they've read."
- Rick Barry
(Related: Time, People, Opinion, Opinions)

"I want people to love me, but it's not going to hurt me if they don't."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Love, People, Hurt, Want)

"The worst thing that we could do is raises taxes. It would only hurt the economy."
- Dan Bartlett
(Related: Economy, Hurt, Taxes)

"When the penalty for a policeman's mistake is to put a criminal back out on the street, then we are hurting America; we are hurting our law-abiding citizens."
- Gary Bauer
(Related: Mistake, America, Law)

"Most chick singers say 'if you hurt me, I'll die'... I say, 'if you hurt me, I'll kick your ass.'"
- Pat Benatar
(Related: Hurt)

"I've never been hurt by a sea creature, except for jellyfish and sea urchins."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Hurt, Sea)

"I remember seeing Bill Hurt in New York once. I talked to him on the phone around 1988 and that's about it. I was shooting in New York and somebody said Glenn Close came by the set."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Hurt)

"I've had a few gigs where things have got out of hand and there has been a huge crush with my fans. They are important and I don't want them being hurt. They are a mad crowd."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Being, Fans, Hurt, Want)

"The bottom line is these techniques have hurt our image around the world, the damage they have done to our interests far outweighed whatever benefit they gave us and they are not essential to our national security."
- Dennis C. Blair
(Related: Hurt, National security, World)

"God knows, I never want to hurt someone's feelings."
- Selma Blair
(Related: God, Feelings, Hurt, Want)

"There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Humor, Comedy, Hurt, Laughter, Pain, Tragedy)

"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
(Related: Home, Work, Mother, Being, Hurt, Occupation, Summer)

"Deep down, my mom had long suspected I was gay... Much of her anger and hurt came from her sense of betrayal that she was the last to be told."
- Chastity Bono
(Related: Anger, Mom, Betrayal, Deep, Gay, Hurt, Sense)

"Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Father, Hurt)

"Art is one thing that can go on mattering once it has stopped hurting."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Art)

"The Saudi government's denial of basic rights to women is not only wrong, it hurts Saudi Arabia's economic development, modernization and prosperity."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Government, Development, Denial, Rights, Prosperity, Wrong)

"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
(Related: Work, Care, Fish, Hurt, Will)

"You can't dodge them all. I got hammered plenty of times through the years. But you just get up and keep playing. I can tell you from experience, though. Sometimes it hurts like hell."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: Experience, Hell, Years)

"Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brishing your teath is the hardest part of the day - it all just hurts."
- Tom Brady
(Related: Day)

"You generally hear that what a man doesn't know doesn't hurt him, but in business what a man doesn't know does hurt."
- Gerald Brenan
(Related: Business, Hurt, Man)

"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
(Related: Cynicism, Hurt)

"The wish to hurt, the momentary intoxication with pain, is the loophole through which the pervert climbs into the minds of ordinary men."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Men, Hurt, Pain)

"Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Art, Home)

"Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Travel, Anger, Bitterness, Hurt, Road)

"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
(Related: Love, Being, Hurt, Risk, Will)

"I think people should have the legal right to hurt themselves without fearing that they're going to get locked up for doing so. But on a personal level, if someone I loved was hurting himself or herself in front of me, I would, of course, try to restrain them."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Legal, People, Hurt, Right)

"Forgive those who have hurt you."
- Les Brown
(Related: Hurt)

"Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Friend, Silence)

"Between now and then and I just felt it was ready and it was a long enough period gone by. I obviously didn't want to hurt anybody, you know. It was done out of a genuine memorial or tribute whatever you want to call it."
- Jack Bruce
(Related: Hurt, Now, Tribute, Want)

"I want to make sure I don't interfere with the success of that team next year. I don't see any way I could go to practice like most of 'em do, and not hurt the team. I'd go nuts if I tried doing that."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Success, Hurt, Practice, Want)

"I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament. When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn't have everybody in the tournament."
- Tim Buckley
(Related: Coach, Fact, First, Hurt, Job, Security)

"There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills."
- Buddha
(Related: People, Habit, Doubt, Nothing, Poison)

"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
(Related: Business, Work, Hurt, Passion)

"When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Help, Hurt, Tragedy)

"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
(Related: Family, Hurt, Want)

"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
(Related: Football, Hurt)

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

"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
(Related: Hurt)

"Once you grow past Mommy and Daddy coming running when you're hurt, you're really on your own. You're alone, and there's no one to help you."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Help, Hurt, Past, Running)

"Actors have bodyguards and entourages not because anybody wants to hurt them - who would want to hurt an actor? - but because they want to get recognized. God forbid someone doesn't recognize them."
- James Caan
(Related: God, Actor, Actors, Hurt, Want)

"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
(Related: People, Hurt)

"Now the proposal is yet again another $150 billion before we start to think about a freeze. But $150 billion spent on more government programs; monies being created to direct and what kind of jobs that Washington thinks ought to be created. Come on. I mean there is a government that can help, and the government can also hurt."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Government, Being, Help, Hurt, Jobs, Now, Washington)

"Let me say that the path I did take for a brief period of my life was not of reckless drug use, hurting others, but it was a path of quiet rebellion, of a little experimentation of a darker side of my confusion in a confusing world, lost in the midst of finding my identity."
- Jennifer Capriati
(Related: Life, Confusion, Identity, Quiet, Rebellion, World)

"Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: People, Effort, Help, Hurt)

"Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Happiness, Hurt)

"What has happened at Guantanamo Bay... does not represent the will of the American people. I'm embarrassed about it, I think its wrong. I think it does give terrorists an unwarranted excuse to use the despicable means to hurt innocent people."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: People, American, Hurt, Will, Wrong)

"There's not a thing that any of you guys can say bad about me that would hurt my feelings... I'm not coming at you, what I'm saying is that, I'm willing to take that heat for my team, if we're playing well or if we're not playing well."
- Vince Carter
(Related: Feelings, Hurt, Saying)

"I am fairly certain that my abortion position hurt me, because in a Democratic primary, where turnout is relatively low, liberal voters turn out in disproportionately large numbers and thus exercise a disproportionate influence on the outcome."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Exercise, Hurt, Influence, Liberal, Numbers)

"Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed. And I've had to pray a lot!"
- June Carter Cash
(Related: Life)

"As much as it hurts, I would rather miss someone than hit someone."
- Brian Celio
"People were hurt, and because they were hurt, they were angry and quarreled and were jealous of one another."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: People, Hurt)

"Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Oil, Water, Will)

"'Handsome' means many things to many people. If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered - and have my parents to thank for it. Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking, especially in this business."
- Richard Chamberlain
(Related: Business, People, Hurt, Parents)

"I suppose everyone tells little white lies. Quite often they're necessary to make someone feel better or prevent feelings from being hurt. Whoppers? No, that's dangerous and they'll boomerang."
- Richard Chamberlain
(Related: Feelings, Being, Hurt, Lies)

"American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Car, American, Hurt, Safety)

"Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Hurt, Will)

"I really didn't mean to hurt anybody. I liked John Lennon."
- Mark David Chapman
(Related: Hurt)

"A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Apology, Hurt, Insult, Party, Want)

"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
(Related: Experience, Work, Hurt, Pretty)

"I don't want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don't want to not be me."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Hurt, Want)

"Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Time, Sacrifice, People, Crisis, Now, Solution, State)

"I never felt that getting angry would do you any good other than hurt your own digestion, keep you from eating, which I liked to do."
- Septima Clark
(Related: Eating, Hurt)

"George W. Bush has helped those who have most, hurt those who have least and ignored everyone in between."
- Wesley Clark
(Related: Hurt)

"Let me say this as clearly as I can: No matter how sharp a grievance or how deep a hurt, there is no justification for killing innocents."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Deep, Hurt, Justification, Killing)

"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
(Related: Business, Fault, Feet, First, Hurt, Right, Rules)

"I was a guinea pig for some hoodlums who thought they could hurt me and frighten me and keep other Negro entertainers from the South."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Thought, Hurt)

"I don't hurt or want for visibility, but people seem to forget pretty easily."
- Gary Coleman
(Related: People, Forget, Hurt, Pretty, Want)

"Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Life, Feeling, Mistakes, Thinking)

"Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Right)

"Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Truth, Philosophy)

"To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Advice, Flattery)

"Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Trust, Man)

"If we knew each other's secrets, what comforts we should find."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Secrets)

"A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Man)

"A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Fool)

"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Adversity, Friends, Prosperity)

"No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me."
- William Congreve
(Related: Enemy, Learning)

"You know, I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Life, Hurt, Public)

"I have never been hurt by what I have not said."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Hurt)

"You have a small period of time when you can perfect your career and become good at it. A lot of guys get distracted, which only hurts them. You must stay focused and work very hard at boxing."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Time, Work, Boxing, Career)

"We continue to be exasperated by the view, apparently gaining momentum in certain circles, that armed robbery is okay as long as nobody gets hurt! The proper solution to armed robbery is a dead robber, on the scene."
- Jeff Cooper
(Related: Solution)

"Everybody gets too drunk sometimes; and even if everybody didn't, I have gotten too drunk sometimes. I haven't hurt anybody. In Ireland we drink a lot. It's part of our culture. I like drinking. I don't think it's a bad thing."
- Andrea Corr
(Related: Culture, Drinking, Hurt, Ireland)

"If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech - which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech - is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Hate, Hurt, Police, Riot, Speech, University)

"The body is an inviolable limit. And you have to really hurt it before you know that."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Body, Hurt)

"A great lie is like a great fish on dry land; it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you. You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself."
- George Crabbe
(Related: Lie, Fish, Hurt, Land, May, Will)

"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
(Related: Nature, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Work, Actors, Example, Hurt, Personality, Style, Will)

"There were so many stories about Bing's daughter living in sin. We weren't hurting anyone. We were living in love. I couldn't understand why people were trying to hurt us and hurt our families."
- Mary Crosby
(Related: Love, Daughter, People, Hurt, Living, Sin, Trying)

"Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: People, Hurt)

"I think it hurt my performance because I stopped being me. That won't ever happen again."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Performance, Being, Hurt)

"It can't hurt, publicity is publicity, controversy and all that, it's all good."
- Keith David
(Related: Controversy, Hurt, Publicity)

"Lorna was quite young when her mother died, and I think she's blocked out some of the memories. I talked to her a little bit about that, but I wasn't prepared to go around and poke and hurt her."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Mother, Hurt, Memories)

"A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health."
- Clarence Day
(Related: Health, Money, Addiction, Excess, May)

"It's always difficult to play a scene of physical violence because you're always afraid that you don't know your own strength and might hurt someone."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Strength, Hurt, Play, Violence)

"The only thing that hurts more than paying an income tax is not having to pay an income tax."
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Related: Tax, Income)

"Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Heart, Temper)

"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
(Related: Faith, Being, Hurt, Living, Man, May, Self)

"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
(Related: Women, Lie, Girlfriend, Hurt)

"When I get my heart rate up, I get good exercise and I think it's good for a lot of things, plus it's not hurting my hips right now."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Heart, Exercise, Now, Right)

"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
(Related: Life, Manager, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Life, Actors, Hurt)

"It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Movies, People, Books, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Day, Hurt, Memory, Years)

"When you're making pictures out of heartfelt passion, it hurts when someone calls them a calculated business move."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Business, Passion)

"I'd like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn't matter, but it doesn't hurt."
- Kirsten Dunst
(Related: Hurt)

"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
(Related: Health, People, Care, Hurt, Nothing, Republicans)

"The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves."
- Maria Edgeworth
(Related: Class, Hurt)

"Only Americans can hurt America."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: America, Americans, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Age, Focus, Hurt, Middle age, Stress, Want)

"I've never been in a place where winning has hurt the ability to do anything."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Winning, Ability, Hurt)

"There's so much stuff said about me that's not true, so now if something is hurtful and wrong, I send an e-mail or letter immediately, saying, This is not true."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: Now, Saying, Wrong)

"Losing hurts me. I was determined to be the best."
- Chris Evert
(Related: Losing)

"I am saying pornography hurts anyone who reads it, garbage in, garbage out."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Pornography, Saying)

"Sometimes to realize you were well, someone must come along and hurt you."
- Perry Farrell
(Related: Hurt)

"We feel that what's too far is when you make a joke and somebody gets hurt."
- Bobby Farrelly
(Related: Hurt)

"I'm inclined to think that a military background wouldn't hurt anyone."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Hurt, Military)

"I never got hurt when I was in Morocco doing all the horse riding and my own stunts. But on the last day on the last shot I slid off my horse and landed on my bottom. I did not get hurt but it was very embarrassing."
- Oded Fehr
(Related: Day, Hurt)

"I'm a romantic, and we romantics are more sensitive to the way people feel. We love more, and we hurt more. When we're hurt, we hurt for a long time."
- Freddy Fender
(Related: Love, Time, People, Hurt, Romantic)

"None of this was written to hurt anybody's feelings."
- Ric Flair
(Related: Feelings, Hurt)

"There are so many great things about this business. Almost everybody is on the same team. It is all for one-friendly competitiveness. No one is out to hurt anyone."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Business, Hurt)

"If I fell down and hurt myself, I never cried. There was no one to hear me."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: Hurt)

"Everybody knows it hurts to grow up... and we're still fighting it."
- Ben Folds
(Related: Fighting)

"When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed."
- Jane Fonda
(Related: Hurt)

"The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Truth, Hurt)

"My mother was watching on television and she doesn't want me to hurt anyone."
- George Foreman
(Related: Mother, Hurt, Television, Want)

"Knowing what paint a painter uses or having an understanding of where he was in the history of where he came from doesn't hurt your appreciation of the painting."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: History, Appreciation, Hurt, Painting, Understanding)

"It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk. When I'm finished I'm not going to be on the front page, but I'm going to be just as happy without the publicity."
- Terry Fox
(Related: People, Publicity, Road, Talk)

"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
(Related: Hurt, Right)

"Make yourself an example, achieve it, but don't hurt anyone on the way up. I don't think I did that."
- Dawn Fraser
(Related: Example, Hurt)

"I want to hit him, step away and watch him hurt. I want his heart."
- Joe Frazier
(Related: Heart, Hurt, Want)

"Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: People, Hurt, Play)

"Sometimes you got to hurt something to help something. Sometimes you have to plow under one thing in order for something else to grow."
- Ernest Gaines
(Related: Help, Hurt, Order)

"It's more than a job. It's very personal, so when you're hurt, you're really hurt inside."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Related: Hurt, Job)

"Nobody can hurt me without my permission."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Hurt)

"It was not uncommon for the children to be told they were being treated this way because it was their bad karma and they must have hurt a child in a past life."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Life, Being, Children, Hurt, Karma, Past)

"Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Effort, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Commitment, Confidence, Future, Tax, Hurt, Income, Tax cuts, Today, World)

"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
(Related: Hurt)

"I didn't really feel I was being hurt, but you could feel it."
- David Gest
(Related: Being, Hurt)

"I would never want to hurt anyone by writing a book."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: Hurt, Want, Writing)

"As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Dependence, Effect, Nations, Oil)

"He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held to his middle-aged breast."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Childhood, Hurt)

"A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings."
- Nadine Gordimer
(Related: Fear, Hate, Hurt)

"I paint because it hurts not to. Pain is in the word painting."
- Marta Gottfried
(Related: Pain, Painting, Word)

"There's nobody in show business that I dislike so I wouldn't want to get in there to hurt anybody."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Business, Hurt, Want)

"Research has shown that a barren environment is much more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals. It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Animals, Babies, Baby, Environment, Hurt, Research)

"One of my sensory problems was hearing sensitivity, where certain loud noises, such as a school bell, hurt my ears. It sounded like a dentist drill going through my ears."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Hearing, Hurt, Problems, School, Sensitivity)

"Complacency by the watchdogs hurts both taxpayers and beneficiaries."
- Charles Grassley
"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
(Related: Men, Women, Love, Feelings, Blame, Hurt, Needs)

"I see so much more than I used to see. The effect has been to depress and sadden and hurt me terribly."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Effect, Hurt)

"I'm not trying to say that it never hurt or that I never felt its sting, but I can honestly say that I never blamed anybody for racism. I have considered it more of a manifestation of humanity's problem rather than my personal problem."
- Robert Guillaume
(Related: Humanity, Hurt, Racism, Trying)

"My first quote was, I don't want to hurt God's people. Jim Bakker's quote was, I was set up by a female."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: God, People, First, Hurt, Want)

"I kept quiet for eight years. I did not want to hurt the church."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: Church, Hurt, Quiet, Want, Years)

"Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul."
- Armand Hammer
(Related: Soul, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Power, Being, Hurt, Will)

"Wearing sunglasses at night hurts your eyes after a while."
- Corey Hart
(Related: Eyes, Night)

"Our ships, God be thanked, have received little hurt."
- John Hawkins
(Related: God, Hurt, Ships)

"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
(Related: Crime, Faces, Feeling, Hurt)

"Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don't cheat with it."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Forget, Hell, Hurt, Tragedy)

"I don't have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Hurt, Nothing, Past, Regret)

"Playing the drums hurts my back."
- Don Henley
"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
(Related: Progress, Hurt, Past, Sleep)

"It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious."
- Bill Hicks
(Related: Funny, Hurt)

"I used the diabetes as my weapon. Of course, I was only hurting myself and making myself sicker, but I guess it was something I had to go through. I never went overboard so much that I really hurt myself, but my early teenage years were very tough."
- Dana Hill
(Related: Hurt, Teenage, Years)

"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
(Related: Thought, Being, Hurt, Now)

"Everything I do is blown out of proportion. It really hurts my feelings."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Feelings)

"I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own."
- Billie Holiday
(Related: Business, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Thought, Hurt, Want)

"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
(Related: Legal, People, Cheating, Hurt, Reason, Right)

"Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then."
- Anthony Hopkins
(Related: Happiness, Life, Love, Answers, Losing, Now, Pain)

"Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?"
- Horace
(Related: Soul, Cure, Eye)

"Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think."
- A. E. Housman
(Related: Ale, Man)

"It's what a fellow thinks he knows that hurts him."
- Kin Hubbard
"Now that we are cool, he said, and regret that we hurt each other, I am not sorry that it happened."
- William Henry Hudson
(Related: Hurt, Now, Regret)

"Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed."
- Alberta Hunter
(Related: Baby, Hurt, Spirit)

"Because I've been on the receiving end of infidelity, I know how much it hurts."
- Rachel Hunter
(Related: End, Infidelity)

"As Beckett said, it's not enough to die, one has to be forgotten as well."
- John Hurt
"Pretending to be other people is my game and that to me is the essence of the whole business of acting."
- John Hurt
(Related: Business, People, Acting)

"Nudes are the greatest to paint. Everything you can find in a landscape or a still life or anything else is there: darkness and light, character dimension, texture. I painted heads too, of course."
- John Hurt
(Related: Life, Character, Darkness, Light)

"My parents felt that acting was far too insecure. Don't ask me what made them think that painting would be more secure."
- John Hurt
(Related: Acting, Painting, Parents)

"My mother's father drank and her mother was an unhappy, neurotic woman, and I think she has lived all her life afraid of anyone who drinks for fear something like that might happen to her."
- John Hurt
(Related: Life, Mother, Father, Fear, Drinks, Woman)

"It's quite a dangerous career move to go wilfully on making films that may not find a distributor."
- John Hurt
(Related: Career, May)

"It would be difficult to have any unfulfilled ambitions because I don't have any ambitions. I've never been that kind of performer."
- John Hurt
"Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realise that it is going to come to an end at some stage."
- John Hurt
(Related: End, Film, Light)

"I am not an enormous believer in research being the be-all and end-all. I get suspicious when I read about actors spending six months in a clinic, say, in order to play someone who is sick."
- John Hurt
(Related: Actors, Being, End, Months, Order, Play, Research)

"I turn up in Los Angeles every now and then, so I can get some big money films in order to finance my smaller money films."
- John Hurt
(Related: Finance, Money, Now, Order)

"It's an immensely competitive business, and I can tell you the older you get, the parts are fewer, and the people who are proven performers are greater."
- John Hurt
(Related: Business, People)

"If I'm in theatre, cinema doesn't even cross my mind. Similarly when I'm making a film, theatre doesn't cross my mind."
- John Hurt
(Related: Cinema, Film, Mind, Theatre)

"I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film."
- John Hurt
(Related: Film, Memories)

"I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit."
- John Hurt
(Related: Acting, Cowboys, Party)

"I put everything I can into the mulberry of my mind and hope that it is going to ferment and make a decent wine. How that process happens, I'm sorry to tell you I can't describe."
- John Hurt
(Related: Hope, Mind, Mulberry, Wine)

"I never quite understand why we watch the news. There doesn't really seem much point watching somebody tell you what the news is when you could quite easily listen to it on the radio."
- John Hurt
(Related: News)

"I never had any ambition to be a star, or whatever it is called, and I'm still embarrassed at the word."
- John Hurt
(Related: Ambition, Word)

"I mark a script like an exam, and I try not to do anything under 50 per cent. Similarly with the part. And also film is a peculiar thing, parts don't necessarily read in script form anything like as well as they can do when it comes to materialising."
- John Hurt
(Related: Film)

"If you do an interview in 1960, something it's bound to change by the year 2000. And if it doesn't, then there's something drastically wrong."
- John Hurt
(Related: Change, Wrong)

"I am so thrilled by the privilege of life, and yet at the same time I know that I have to let it go."
- William Hurt
(Related: Time, Life, Privilege)

"All I know is that my best work has come out of being committed and happy."
- William Hurt
(Related: Work, Being)

"Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful."
- William Hurt
(Related: Father, Successful, Friend, Being)

"Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful - unless one was striving for mediocrity."
- William Hurt
(Related: Successful, Being, Famous, Mediocrity)

"But I am not going to live for ever. And the more I know it, the more amazed I am by being here at all."
- William Hurt
(Related: Being)

"David Cronenberg knows what we actors do as artists."
- William Hurt
(Related: Actors, Artists)

"I was a science fiction junkie for a long time."
- William Hurt
(Related: Science, Time, Fiction)

"What's really frustrating with movies is the lack of improvement."
- William Hurt
(Related: Movies, Improvement)

"The thing is David is also aware of everything and it's not like you're going somewhere the director is not."
- William Hurt
"The simple fact of existence, of being aware that you are aware; this to me is the most astounding fact."
- William Hurt
(Related: Being, Existence, Fact)

"The perfection in theater is that it's over the second it's done."
- William Hurt
(Related: Perfection, Theater)

"Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure."
- William Hurt
(Related: Success, People, Failure)

"People who have expertise or the luck to have rehearsal time with cameras have it over people who don't."
- William Hurt
(Related: Time, People, Expertise, Luck)

"Not to be offensive, not to be capricious, not to be arbitrary, not to be neurotic, not to be an actor outer, you're just trying to get in and you're given so little time to get in gently, but it's always hard."
- William Hurt
(Related: Time, Actor, Trying)

"It was the moment I learned acting is not acting out. After that light went on, I spent the rest of my life trying to figure out how to make other people realize it."
- William Hurt
(Related: Life, People, Acting, Light, Rest, Trying)

"It just seems like that because I do a lot of independent films that don't get to the mainstream."
- William Hurt
"If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days, you get the chance to create a character."
- William Hurt
(Related: Character, Actors, Chance)

"Great risks come in long term, tremendously assiduous, very courageous study."
- William Hurt
(Related: Study)

"I was held hostage and almost executed by a man who was robbing us in the middle of the night."
- William Hurt
(Related: Man, Night)

"Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge."
- William Hurt
(Related: Knowledge, Courage, Heroes, Libraries)

"I want to prove a point. That point is, actors are artists, not narcissists necessarily."
- William Hurt
(Related: Actors, Artists, Want)

"I very much prefer the balance in a scene to standing out and so you have to make a decision."
- William Hurt
(Related: Decision, Balance)

"I think acting can bring you closer to yourself and help you understand other people."
- William Hurt
(Related: People, Acting, Help)

"I need six weeks of rehearsal and women need nine months and it took me 15 years to figure that out."
- William Hurt
(Related: Women, Months, Years)

"I listen to XM radio because I can get so many overseas news stations."
- William Hurt
(Related: News)

"I know what I love about acting - and it's the creative process."
- William Hurt
(Related: Love, Acting)

"I just looked at him because I want to be looking in someone's eyes when I die."
- William Hurt
(Related: Eyes, Want)

"I have a film I want to direct. Gena Rowlands was going to do it with me a long time ago. It's about an older woman who's running a ranch in the west the old fashioned way."
- William Hurt
(Related: Time, Film, Old, Running, Want, Woman)

"I demand minimal for paid rehearsal and not always six weeks either."
- William Hurt
"The thing is, I don't believe in most of what's done. The amount of financial and imaginative energy that's put into mediocrity is just amazing which I find to be fundamentally offensive as a human being."
- William Hurt
(Related: Financial, Being, Energy, Mediocrity)

"I've been delighted by Cannes and Toronto but I keep saying I don't know how good we're going to be received in America because that's where it's most challenging."
- William Hurt
(Related: America, Saying)

"You have to create a track record of breaking your own mold, or at least other people's idea of that mold."
- William Hurt
(Related: People, Idea)

"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
(Related: Day, Enemy, Hurt, Past, Unity, Will)

"The whole thing means such a great deal for me, and hopefully one day it will be there. But my friends and my family mean a little more. I would rather be helping them, even if it hurts that."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Family, Day, Friends, Will)

"'Through the times I've gone through the last couple of weeks - and I'm still trying to help a friend - I got attacked pretty hard through the media, and it hurt and it was devastating, but I really found out who was with me and who was there for me."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Friend, Help, Hurt, Media, Pretty, Trying)

"I realize now I didn't really want to die. I just wanted to stop the hurt and pain."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: Hurt, Now, Pain, Want)

"Before I would hurt a child, I would slit my wrists."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Hurt)

"They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: End, Pride, Public)

"Maybe I'll learn how, but the only thing I can do is turn down parts that would hurt my conscience."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Conscience, Hurt)

"We went to dinner and healed the wounds, at least to a certain degree. But I hope he understands the hurt he did to me. He put the boot into a pal and I don't think you should do that."
- Ian St. John
(Related: Hope, Hurt, Wounds)

"When the Negro cries with pain from his deep hurt and lays his petition for elemental justice before the nation, he is calling upon the American people to kindle about that crucible of race relationships the fires of American faith."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Faith, People, American, Deep, Hurt, Justice, Nation, Pain, Race, Relationships)

"I didn't really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you off."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Time, Investment, Want)

"I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Life, People, Guilt, Hurt, Living)

"It slaps your dignity just right. I loved the idea of these proud, dignified black men, and I saw the older ones wounded, and it wounded me ten times as much because I couldn't stand seeing them hurt like this."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Men, Idea, Dignity, Hurt, Right)

"Let me say what I actually believe. I believe that 9/11 was a conspiracy, by Al Qaeda, and Osama Bin Laden, and no one else trying to hurt America."
- Van Jones
(Related: America, Hurt, Osama bin laden, Trying)

"When my young men began the killing, my heart was hurt."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, Heart, Hurt, Killing)

"Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to ache would be too much."
- Jackie Joyner-Kersee
(Related: Body, Hurt)

"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
(Related: People, Environment, Hurt, Play)

"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
(Related: Age, Hurt, Pressure, Writers)

"Now listen lads, I'm not happy with our tackling. We're hurting them but they keep getting up."
- John B. Keane
(Related: Now)

"Because artists can be extremely eccentric and insane, and unfortunately, the people they hurt the most are the people that are closest to them."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: People, Artists, Hurt)

"Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself."
- Toby Keith
(Related: Compromise)

"Don't get too close, it hurts."
- Graham Kennedy
"Sometimes my heart hurts so much, I beat it with my fists. I try to run. But you cannot run from this. It waits for you. Even when you think you have escaped it, it is there."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Heart)

"Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can see the sky? It's much better to look than not to, even if it hurts."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Sky)

"Fights in real life between real people only last so long before someone gets seriously hurt."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Life, People, Hurt)

"I've been asked about this constantly, and I compare it to how if you're walking down the street and some schizo guy comes up to you and vomits on you: You wouldn't be hurt by that, you'd just think it's weird."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Hurt, Walking)

"I did everything by the seat of my pants. That's why I got hurt so much."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Hurt)

"It's a real primal thing, watching someone get hurt. It's funny and accessible."
- Johnny Knoxville
(Related: Funny, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Love, People, Hurt, Obstacles, Problems)

"I wanted to be able to play guitar. I wanted to be able to make music hurt."
- Alexis Korner
(Related: Music, Guitar, Hurt, Play)

"People are first and foremost Republicans, first and foremost Anarchists, first and foremost a man or woman, and that is a mistake. It hurts the individual and it hurts the whole."
- Peter Krause
(Related: Mistake, People, First, Man, Republicans, Woman)

"I'd never do a film that would hurt anyone's sentiments, be it Indian or not."
- Akshay Kumar
(Related: Film, Hurt)

"With In the Company of Men, the misogynist label stuck early and firmly. In the end, it probably did hurt the film a bit, because getting women into the theaters was difficult."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Women, Company, End, Film, Hurt)

"That was my one big Hollywood hit, but, in a way, it hurt my picture career. After that, I was typecast as a lion, and there just weren't many parts for lions."
- Bert Lahr
(Related: Career, Hollywood, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Life, Purpose, Help, Hurt)

"And some people, you've got to lock up. If you don't, they're going to hurt you."
- Judge Mills Lane
(Related: People, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Work, Action, Day, Endurance, Hurt, Now, Respect, Stars)

"Before I fight, I always pray that no one gets hurt."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Fight, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Boxing, Hurt)

"Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea."
- Mikhail Lermontov
(Related: Sea)

"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
(Related: Strength, Growing up, Hurt)

"To deaden yourself against any hurt is to deaden yourself also against the hurt of others."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Hurt)

"In St. Louis, some people were hurt seriously when some fans got on top of a roof that was where other fans were underneath it, at a park somewhere, and it collapsed."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: People, Fans, Hurt)

"When I was onstage doing the work, adrenaline killed the pain because I never hurt in front of an audience."
- Jerry Lewis
(Related: Work, Hurt, Pain)

"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
(Related: American, Hurt, Opposition, Sense)

"A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Hurt, Will, Woman)

"They thought we were going to hurt the game, but we just wanted to help ourselves, because the players needed to get together to protect their interests."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Thought, Help, Hurt)

"When you work with chains or any kind of weapons, or just when you're using hand-to-hand combat, you are going to get hurt."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Work, Hurt, Weapons)

"Life is not always like chess. Just because you have the king surrounded, don't think he is not capable of hurting you."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Life, Chess)

"Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Family, Success, Pressure)

"As I was coming out of the closet, our car was hurtling over an embankment."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Car)

"Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Feelings, Character, Strength, Ability, Hurt, Resentment)

"I'm not going to hurt anybody other than that dick who keeps writing songs about me."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Hurt, Songs, Writing)

"Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life."
- Joan Lunden
(Related: Forgiveness, Life, Anger, Hurt, Laughter, Resentment)

"Instead of trade policy that is beneficial to American businesses and workers as well as our trade partners, we have a flawed trade policy that hurts all parties."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Policy, American, Trade, Workers)

"If you want to know who is being hurt in this society, go see what is being done and to whom in pornography and then go look for them other places in the world."
- Catharine MacKinnon
(Related: Society, Being, Hurt, Pornography, Want, World)

"By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly; we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three of us."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: Marriage, Father, God, Arguments, Pain)

"I always loved the game, but when my legs weren't hurting it was a lot easier to love."
- Mickey Mantle
(Related: Love)

"My personal life was fair game. And that's what hurt me."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Life, Hurt)

"I know it's a film and all of that, and it's a Hollywood film, but it kind of feels like this sometimes, when you're in pain and it hurts, and you're desperate. Or you are about to cross some moral line and it's so seductive and you just do... and all that."
- Patrick Marber
(Related: Film, Hollywood, Pain)

"OK, so truth hurts - but what else does truth do?"
- Teena Marie
(Related: Truth)

"After Richmond, we went to Dover and tested that week at Kentucky. I was going to Dover and we had to get the trainer to meet us at the airport. I had to do some therapy on my ribs they hurt so bad."
- Sterling Marlin
(Related: Hurt, Kentucky, Therapy)

"I've often talked about that, and I've been asked that a couple of times and my feeling are that if you have a good show, a bad host will not even hurt the show."
- Wink Martindale
(Related: Feeling, Hurt, Will)

"Sanctions always hurt the poor, the weak, the children."
- Brian May
(Related: Children, Hurt, Poor)

"Love's boat has been shattered against the life of everyday. You and I are quits, and it's useless to draw up a list of mutual hurts, sorrows, and pains."
- Vladimir Mayakovsky
(Related: Life, Love)

"I was very blessed with a good body. Never got hurt. Never was in the hospital. The only time I was in the hospital was when I would get exhausted a little bit, and go in for a check-up or something."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Time, Body, Hurt)

"I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Movies, Audiences, Hurt, Office, Want, Wonder)

"If I hurt someone, if I were to accidentally poke someone's eye out, I would laugh. And then I'd say, 'I'm sorry, I really do feel bad,' but then I'm on the floor rolling."
- Rachel McAdams
(Related: Eye, Hurt)

"It just happened that the course of the campaign went negative we actually went positive for a little over a week and you do the tracking of poll numbers and it hurt us. So the public responded to those type of ads."
- Scott McCallum
(Related: Negative, Positive, Hurt, Numbers, Public)

"But beyond the hysteria of phantom death panels, where is the abomination? Show me the provisions that will hurt consumers, because if you think a $110 billion a year tax break for working-class Americans to buy private health insurance is a government takeover, I welcome the debate."
- Jim McDermott
(Related: Death, Government, Health, Americans, Debate, Tax, Hurt, Will)

"The ability of players to jump teams when their contracts are up has hurt fan loyalty."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Ability, Hurt, Loyalty)

"I think money in general hurts all sports."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Money, Sports)

"For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness."
- Reba McEntire
(Related: Darkness, Healing, Hurt, Light, Open, Singing, Songs)

"You can't listen to what people who aren't musical have to say. When Anytime was released, I had bad reviews, and at first I was hurt. Your songs are like your children. You don't want to hear, 'Your kid is ugly.' But I knew the record was good and it would sell."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: People, Children, First, Hurt, Songs, Ugly, Want)

"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
(Related: Love, Darkness, Hurt, Light)

"A lot of record company people, even though they're our age, want to be perceived as young hip guys, and they're hurting the business."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Business, Age, People, Company, Want)

"Personally, I think that for example the chemical directive in its present form does too much damage to the chemical industry - especially the medium sized businesses - and will hurt our worldwide competitiveness."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Example, Hurt, Present, Will)

"Usually when I wielded a hockey stick, it meant somebody was going to get hurt. This is just a friendly match."
- Stan Mikita
(Related: Hurt)

"I am emphatically against the privatization of Social Security. It is going to hurt millions of American women, American families and ultimately the whole country."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Women, American, Country, Hurt, Security)

"A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
(Related: Help, Hurt, Nothing)

"My goal is the same as every year - to not hurt myself."
- Bode Miller
(Related: Goal, Hurt)

"I had the drink after I fell out of bed. It hurt."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Bed, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Power, Success, Determination, Care, Hurt, Question)

"Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Sex, Being, Hurt, Symbol)

"Poetry transforms and redeems the common, the hurtful, the humiliating."
- Susan Montez
(Related: Poetry)

"This is someone who has a very stringent morality, and believes the system works, and has been deeply, deeply disappointed, and hurt, by it. You know, so she's in a very different place in life."
- Julianne Moore
(Related: Life, Morality, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Funny, Movies, Drama, Hurt, Television, Theater)

"But I got drafted out of high school, and my mother wasn't having it. She was like, you're not about to think that you can just play ball, because if you get hurt, you're going to be out of luck."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: Mother, Hurt, Luck, Play, School)

"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
(Related: Truth, American, Extremes, Hurt, Public)

"I have been very fortunate as to escape through another day's very severe fighting and escaped unhurt."
- John H. Morgan
(Related: Day, Fighting)

"People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Death, Life, People, Fear, Friend, Pain)

"Get up from that piano. You hurtin' its feelings."
- Jelly Roll Morton
(Related: Feelings)

"I was hurting. I had some ailments I was dealing with. It's not like I was holding out."
- Alonzo Mourning
"I just want to be healthy and happy. I don't want to hurt anybody or make them mad. If that's a philosophy then that's my philosophy."
- Chad Michael Murray
(Related: Hurt, Philosophy, Want)

"When you win, nothing hurts."
- Joe Namath
(Related: Nothing)

"Commitments the voters don't know about can't hurt you."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Hurt)

"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
(Related: Father, Lie, Thoughts, Hurt, Tools)

"Part of being an artist is being willing to be shocked, being willing to be surprised, being willing to be hurt."
- Holly Near
(Related: Artist, Being, Hurt)

"Certainly, we are hurt by the high fuel prices because it raises our cost."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Hurt)

"I don't know if it matters what country you're from, size of the city you're from, urban or rural, there are people that are hurting each other everywhere."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: People, Country)

"To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn't hurt."
- Olivia Newton-John
(Related: Home, Daughter, Hurt, Luxury)

"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
(Related: Help, Hurt, Injury, Lawyers, Legislation, Will)

"We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings."
- Louis Nizer
(Related: Feelings, Hurt)

"Love's an excuse to get hurt."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Love, Hurt)

"I feel that everyone who wants to say anything, do anything, should be able to say anything or do anything, within the limits of not hurting another person."
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair
(Related: Limits)

"I probably played hurt a lot more times than I should have."
- Merlin Olsen
(Related: Hurt)

"There are worse words than cuss words, there are words that hurt."
- Tillie Olsen
(Related: Hurt, Words)

"The sheik is, thank God, still alive and this hurts Bush who promised to his people to kill Osama."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: God, People)

"This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain."
- Shaquille O'Neal
(Related: Hurt, Pain, Play)

"Love hurts, love scars, love wounds, and mars."
- Roy Orbison
(Related: Love, Wounds)

"Lotsa people want to hurt me. That's the price you pay for being a big mouth."
- Bill O'Reilly
(Related: People, Being, Hurt, Want)

"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
(Related: Hurt, Lying, Night)

"This is a serious, serious condition that is also called postpartum psychosis. And that's where, literally, you get so bad that you end up either hurting the baby or killing yourself."
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Baby, End, Killing)

"When I hear anything derogatory towards the Raiders, I am definitely hurt."
- Jim Otto
(Related: Hurt)

"Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all."
- Ovid
(Related: Hurt, Man, Mind)

"Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Love, Work, Money, Dance, Hurt)

"Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Airplanes, Hurt, May)

"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
(Related: Character, Actor, Being, Bombs, Career, Hurt, Rest)

"Volleyball is a Jewish sport. It's fun, and nobody can get hurt."
- Gail Parent
(Related: Fun, Hurt)

"It hurts. Frankly, it hurts terribly. I have just lived one of the biggest loss of my career. It will be difficult to digest that moment. It is extremely hard to accept. I am disappointed."
- Tony Parker
(Related: Career, Loss, Will)

"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
(Related: Hurt)

"Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it."
- Joe Paterno
(Related: Hurt, Poison, Publicity)

"I mean, its hard to be an actor in the city - trying to make it as an actor - because you waitress all night, you get home really late and you're super tired and your feet hurt."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: Home, Actor, Feet, Hurt, Night, Trying)

"I used to hurt so badly that I'd ask God why, what have I done to deserve any of this? I feel now He was preparing me for this, for the future. That's the way I see it."
- Eden Phillpotts
(Related: God, Future, Hurt, Now)

"I didn't get hurt in the contest. I hurt it the next day."
- Jimmy Piersall
(Related: Day, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Cause, Hurt)

"After hurting myself like that, I could not go back immediately to racing. I was in no condition, mentally or physically. That helped me to strengthen myself to go through the hard times that were ahead with my business, and to be successful."
- Nelson Piquet
(Related: Business, Successful, Racing)

"The reason we are doing these types of pat downs and using the advanced imagery technology is trying to take the latest intelligence and how we know al Qaeda and affiliates want to hurt us, they want to bring down whether it is passenger air craft or cargo aircraft."
- John Pistole
(Related: Intelligence, Technology, Hurt, Reason, Trying, Want)

"We don't take a macro view... We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful."
- Robert Pozen
(Related: Company, Trade)

"Too much TV hurts movies."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Movies)

"I'm a hypochondriac. Yesterday it was brain damage from the vodka the night before. Today, heart attack - my arm and chest started hurting at the same time."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Time, Heart, Night, Today, Yesterday)

"I would never do anything to hurt anybody, especially if they're helping me. I'm not that kind of person."
- Billy Preston
(Related: Hurt)

"Movies are movies, and I don't think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Movies, America, Hurt, Nonsense)

"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
(Related: Hurt, Mind, Spirit)

"Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects."
- Sima Qian
(Related: Criticism, Hurt, Illness, May, Medicine, Will)

"I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love."
- Daphne Rae
(Related: Love, Hurt, Paradox)

"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
(Related: Criticism, Hurt, Years)

"I'm not a villain, I've never hurt anyone. I'm just a tawdry character who explodes now and again."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Character, Hurt, Now)

"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
(Related: Clothes, Girls, Hurt, Kissing)

"So people have been hurting and I understand that. And it doesn't give them comfort or solace for me to tell them, you know, but for me, we would be in a worldwide depression."
- Harry Reid
(Related: People, Comfort, Depression)

"This continuing spike in gas prices is bad for consumers, bad for our economy, and bad for all other businesses. It is hurting us and costing us jobs."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Economy, Jobs)

"In the 'Hurt Locker' there's a lot of me in there, a sense of humor, a man of few words and a lot of action."
- Jeremy Renner
(Related: Humor, Action, Man, Sense, Words)

"Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Hurt, Tools)

"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
(Related: Chance, End, Hurt, Nothing, Training)

"I saw how, when my brother smoked reefer, it made my mother cry. He was 16 at the time. And I saw that she broke down and cried. I never wanted to hurt my mother, so I kept away from drugs."
- Ving Rhames
(Related: Time, Mother, Brother, Drugs, Hurt)

"I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you."
- Ann Richards
(Related: Politics, Enemies, Friends, Hurt, Will)

"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
(Related: Kiss, Feelings, Hurt, Kissing, Want)

"If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait."
- Diego Rivera
(Related: Hurt, Obvious, Woman)

"Oh well, the truth hurts, doesn't it?"
- Robin Roberts
(Related: Truth)

"My business is hurting people."
- Sugar Ray Robinson
(Related: Business, People)

"Nobody is that thick-skinned that it doesn't hurt you. Still, you always know what happens in football. I have got used to criticism, I suppose, having been high profile with England and Man U."
- Bryan Robson
(Related: Criticism, EnglFootball, Hurt, Man)

"Dick Gregory was a great comedian who went and got arrested, did hunger strikes, protests. It never hurt his career to be outspoken."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Career, Hunger, Hurt)

"It never hurt Lenny Bruce's career to get arrested for swearing. It did back in the time, but he broke those doors down by doing the stuff that he believed in."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Time, Career, Hurt, Swearing)

"A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Truth)

"Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Future)

"The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Hurt, Years)

"Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Truth)

"Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Love, Work, Soul, Hate)

"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
(Related: Time, Honesty, Hurt, Self)

"Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Ballet, Hurt, Television)

"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
(Related: Criticism, Hurt)

"Although Dorothy in Blue Velvet was humiliated and hurt by men, basically I could react to how she felt."
- Isabella Rossellini
(Related: Men, Hurt)

"When you know youre whoring it hurts. I have kids. I'm not going to run down an actor for doing this."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Actor, Kids)

"Squabbling in public will eventually ruin football; there's no doubt it's hurting us already. Polls taken by Louis Harris - polls as valid as any political polls - indicate that very clearly."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Doubt, Football, Public, Ruin, Will)

"I'm not claiming that football is the nation's salvation in this area, but it's one of them, one little thing that apparently has captured the imagination of a large sector of our society. But when football can't be a relatively pure outlet, a fun thing, then it hurts itself."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Imagination, Society, Football, Fun, Salvation)

"I think we've all been kind of... everyone's been hurt, everyone's felt loss, everyone has exultation, everyone has a need to be loved, or to have lost love, so when you play a character, you're pulling out those little threads and turning them up a bit."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Love, Character, Hurt, Loss, Play)

"The problem to me is violence. It's not cool to kill somebody or hurt people."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: People, Hurt, Violence)

"Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness."
- Rumi
(Related: Boredom, Hurt, Taste)

"My eye muscles hurt now when I read our MasterCard bill."
- Geoffrey Rush
(Related: Eye, Hurt, Now)

"Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Anger, Nothing)

"That's the show. it's like 5 minutes of science and then 10 minutes of me hurting myself."
- Adam Savage
(Related: Science)

"I would have to say that looked like it hurt."
- Adam Savage
(Related: Hurt)

"Well, you know, in any political campaign, you're gonna have people on one side that are gonna slip a reporter something because they think it'll hurt the guy on the other side."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: People, Hurt)

"Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting, not help."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Women, Help, Hurt, Land, Will)

"And it is this sense that some of us have to contribute to the culture, to the society in ways that may hurt financially, so what? We do it because we are born to do it, we feel we have no other choice and so be it."
- Gunther Schuller
(Related: Society, Choice, Culture, Hurt, May, Sense)

"Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Future)

"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."
- Charles M. Schulz
(Related: Love, Hurt, Now)

"You mean guys don't get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street."
- Bud Selig
(Related: Hurt, Spring, Training, Walking)

"We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Imagination, Hurt, Reality)

"Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Anger, Injury)

"There are hurts so deep that one cannot reach them or heal them with words."
- Kate Seredy
(Related: Deep, Words)

"I definitely feel, when I'm wearing the costume, that I could scare people and hurt them."
- Joan Severance
(Related: People, Hurt)

"The Muslim world is deeply hurt by the campaign of violence initiated against our Palestinian brothers."
- Ahmet Necdet Sezner
(Related: Muslim, Brothers, Hurt, Violence, World)

"The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch, which hurts and is desired."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Death)

"I think that you can take things personally or get hurt feelings as a result of something not working out just because your psyche said it should or you deserve it, or whatever it is."
- Michael Shanks
(Related: Feelings, Hurt, Result)

"Cruelty would be delicious if one could only find some sort of cruelty that didn't really hurt."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Cruelty, Hurt)

"Writing is like a contact sport, like football. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Football, Hurt, Writing)

"You want to fall in love with a shoe, go ahead. A shoe can't love you back, but, on the other hand, a shoe can't hurt you too deeply either. And there are so many nice-looking shoes."
- Allan Sherman
(Related: Love, Hurt, Want)

"When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Anger, Age, Feelings, Expression, Pain, Road)

"Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody."
- David Shuster
(Related: Insanity, Lies, News)

"If you fight back and get hit, it hurts a little while; if you don't fight back it hurts forever."
- Joel Siegel
(Related: Fight)

"The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough."
- Nina Simone
(Related: Hurt, Prejudice, Rest, Self, Thinking)

"Oh, I just wish someone would try to hurt you so I could kill them for you."
- Frank Sinatra
(Related: Hurt)

"No man is hurt but by himself."
- Diogenes of Sinope
(Related: Hurt, Man)

"Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?"
- Diogenes of Sinope
(Related: Feelings, Hurt)

"It's part of the calling to at least do a few songs in the show that give people some hope. There's so much hurt in this world and... music is such a great healing balm and a great way to forget your troubles."
- Ricky Skaggs
(Related: Music, People, Hope, Forget, Healing, Hurt, Songs, World)

"Our girls have learned that sweat is sexy, brawn is beautiful and a little dirt never hurt anyone."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Girls, Hurt)

"There is only one principle of war and that's this. Hit the other fellow, as quickly as you can, as hard as you can, where it hurts him most, when he ain't lookin'."
- William J. Slim
(Related: War)

"You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well."
- Lewis B. Smedes
(Related: Forgiveness, Power, Hurt, Will)

"I don't go to clubs and stuff like that, so I don't have to put up with it in there. And normally, because obviously I could hurt somebody, and if I look at it that way, I have to back off."
- Bubba Smith
(Related: Hurt)

"The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most. There is a return journey to anguish that few of us are released from making."
- Lillian Smith
(Related: Heart, Hurt, Journey)

"My children, Michael and Alex, are with our Heavenly Father now, and I know that they will never be hurt again. As a mom, that means more than words could ever say."
- Susan Smith
(Related: Mom, Father, Children, Hurt, Now, Will, Words)

"It hurts real bad to have that protection barrier between parent and child."
- Susan Smith
(Related: Protection)

"I was in love with someone very much, but he didn't love me and never would. I had a very difficult time accepting that. But I had hurt him very much, and I could see why he could never love me."
- Susan Smith
(Related: Love, Time, Hurt)

"I love my children. That will never change. I have prayed to them for forgiveness and hope that they will forgive me. I never meant to hurt them!!"
- Susan Smith
(Related: Forgiveness, Love, Change, Hope, Children, Hurt, Will)

"Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of patriotism being used to hurt those who express views in disagreement with that of the majority."
- Vic Snyder
(Related: History, Patriotism, Being, Hurt, Majority)

"President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values."
- George Soros
(Related: Values, American, President, Safety)

"To deal with the stark reality of having hit or hurt a woman or child, to deal with the initial responsibility you have not to do that and the knowledge you did do it, can be incredibly hard."
- David Soul
(Related: Knowledge, Hurt, Reality, Responsibility, Woman)

"With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt... because love is an amazing feeling."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Love, Feeling, Hurt, Risk)

"People have a right to ask questions and dig deep when you're hurting people and things around you."
- Layne Staley
(Related: People, Deep, Questions, Right)

"When you start fooling around with drugs, you're hurting your creativity, you're hurting your health. Drugs are death, in one form or another. If they don't kill you, they kill your soul. And if your soul's dead, you've got nothing to offer, anyway."
- Paul Stanley
(Related: Death, Health, Soul, Creativity, Drugs, Nothing)

"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
(Related: Forgiveness, People, Hurt)

"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
(Related: People, Help, Hurt, Poor, Trouble)

"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 Stengel
(Related: Baseball, Being, Hurt, Night, Woman)

"If you bore them to death and say, this hurts me more than it hurts you, #A, they're not going to believe it, and #B, they're going to invest their time in other things anyway."
- Robert Sternberg
(Related: Death, Time)

"The only albatross is the hurt you divine from what people say about your art."
- Stephen Stills
(Related: Art, People, Hurt)

"The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone, it's just plain foolish not to take it."
- Mink Stole
(Related: Adventure, Chance, Hurt)

"I don't enjoy public performances and being up on a stage. I don't enjoy the glamour. Like tonight, I am up on stage and my feet hurt."
- Barbra Streisand
(Related: Being, Feet, Glamour, Hurt, Public)

"Everything I was feeling, all the hurt and the pain and the emotion I was going through, I put into my music."
- Keith Sweat
(Related: Music, Emotion, Feeling, Hurt, Pain)

"One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Enemy, Friends, Hurt)

"No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back."
- Sheryl Swoopes
(Related: Life, Hurt)

"Who will wear a shoe that hurts him, because the shoe-maker tells him 'tis well made?"
- Algernon Sydney
(Related: Will)

"It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt."
- Tacitus
(Related: Nature, Hate, Human nature, Hurt)

"We're getting hurt, but I'm a long-term investor."
- Al Waleed bin Talal
(Related: Hurt)

"The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future."
- James Talent
(Related: Work, Marriage, People, Future, Legislation, Now, Old, Reform, Understanding, Welfare, Will)

"People get hurt all the time in the game of football, it's part of what we do."
- Lawrence Taylor
(Related: Time, People, Football, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Time, Thought, Growing up, Hurt, Now)

"It is my belief that it is not the fact that he traveled as much as he did during the past few months as much as what he said and how he said it that hurt him."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Belief, Fact, Hurt, Months, Past)

"It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on."
- Lewis Thomas
(Related: Spirit, Word)

"But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself. I feel I've failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don't get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Death, Crisis, Hurt, May, Temper)

"In the end, we may be hurting the very people we should be concerned about - the inner-city poor, those who already have to live with many risks in their daily lives, those who do not have clout here in Washington."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: People, End, May, Poor, Washington)

"Think until it hurts."
- Roy Thomson
"Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Answers, Being, Existence, Hurt, Meaning, Question, Religious)

"Love hurts more than hate."
- Michael Todd
(Related: Love, Hate)

"I wrote my children's book because I believe there are children that are hurting and may need to know that there is love out there for them- God's love."
- Janine Turner
(Related: Love, God, Children, May)

"Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Hurt, Moderation, Water)

"No more doth it hurt to say that the body and blood are not in the sacrament."
- William Tyndale
(Related: Blood, Body, Hurt)

"You see, we are here, as far as I can tell, to help each other; our brothers, our sisters, our friends, our enemies. That is to help each other and not hurt each other."
- Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Related: Brothers, Enemies, Friends, Help, Hurt, Sisters)

"There are no rules in fights with girls. Just hurting."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Girls, Rules)

"My father died. It is still a deep regret to me this day that in choosing acting as my career I was forced to hurt him. He died too early to see I had done the right, the only thing."
- Conrad Veidt
(Related: Father, Acting, Career, Day, Deep, Hurt, Regret, Right)

"Over-reliance on strictly economic justifications has already begun to hurt the quality and range of education at every level of American life."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Life, Quality, American, Hurt)

"It hurts, it hurts... Im dying, I'm dying."
- Herve Villechaize
(Related: Dying)

"To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again."
- David Viscott
(Related: Time, Enthusiasm, Effort, Hurt, Succeed, Trying, Will)

"The world hates us, but the bottom line is we're gonna have to show the world why they hate us by bombing the hell out of some people that have been hurting us. That's all. That's the end of it."
- Jimmie Walker
(Related: People, End, Hate, Hell, World)

"When the war was over and the guys were back to shaving every day, the editor thought the Beetle Bailey strips were hurting their disciplinary efforts to get the guys back to routine."
- Mort Walker
(Related: War, Thought, Day, Routine)

"I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn't hurt a fly."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Being, End, Evil, Hurt)

"Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another."
- George Washington
(Related: Superiority, Discipline, Army, Neglect, Nothing, Numbers, Service)

"I have reason to be shy. I've been hurt plenty."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Hurt, Reason)

"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
(Related: Music, Baseball, Hurt, Play)

"The job of arguing with the umpire belongs to the manager, because it won't hurt the team if he gets thrown out of the game."
- Earl Weaver
(Related: Manager, Hurt, Job, Umpire)

"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
(Related: Life, Trust, Impression, Hurt, Will)

"We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits - and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Thought, Consciousness, Horses, Hurt)

"A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Act)

"And when we used to play and fight in the streets in Brooklyn and I would get hurt or something, my mother would always come out and save me. So that sort of postponed the inevitable about getting a good beating, without having somebody to come and save you."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Mother, Fight, Hurt, Play)

"I have made terrible mistakes that have hurt the people that I cared about the most, and I am terribly sorry. I am deeply ashamed of my terrible judgment and my actions."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: People, Actions, Hurt, Judgment, Mistakes)

"If I thought I had hurt my chances of winning another major just because I was chasing money around, I'd wind up kicking myself."
- Mike Weir
(Related: Money, Thought, Winning, Hurt, Wind)

"As a child I was the best tree climber in our neighbourhood, I was like a little monkey. I've never been afraid of hurting myself or a little physical discomfort."
- Rachel Weisz
"To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports. It's great for athletes making an enormous amount of money. But to say it helps the sports, I don't believe that."
- Jerry West
(Related: Money, Sports, Athletes)

"I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt."
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Honesty, Harm, Hurt, Trying)

"These rejections hurt me terribly because I felt it was my life that was being rejected."
- Edmund White
(Related: Life, Being, Hurt)

"The disease is painless; it's the cure that hurts."
- Katherine Whitehorn
(Related: Cure, Disease)

"It's not to hurt anyone, but basketball can be rough."
- Sue Wicks
(Related: Basketball, Hurt)

"A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Feelings, Gentleman)

"And there is no getting away from the fact - and this is a key point of discontent among many who are upset with the health care reform bill is it didn't go far enough. They say why isn't it in place now? Why don't I see some benefits now? All I see is the potential for losing insurance coverage, for premiums going up. That's hurting Obama."
- Juan Williams
(Related: Health, Benefits, Care, Discontent, Fact, Key, Losing, Now, Potential, Reform)

"That's one of those things that will really hurt me personally, if I label a character or think about what it might do if it were to do well. I just try to do a good job with it."
- Luke Wilson
(Related: Character, Hurt, Job, Will)

"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
(Related: Love, Hurt, Open, Self)

"It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash."
- Fred Woodworth
(Related: Hurt, Race, Shame)

"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
(Related: Daughter, Building, Hurt, State, Want)

"Soul music is pain - you can hear the slaves, the beatin' and the hurtin'."
- Link Wray
(Related: Music, Soul, Pain)

"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
(Related: Heart, Hurt)

"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
(Related: Life, People, Hurt, Rules, World)

"A lot of times people's main motives and plan in life is to hurt as many people as they can, but I think there's enough good people that help make the world a good place."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Life, People, Help, Hurt, Motives, World)

"I've been in this business my whole life. I'm pretty bulletproof as far as being hurt."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Business, Life, Being, Hurt, Pretty)

"I do not hold with those who think it is all right to do whatever you want so long as it doesn't hurt anyone. Who's to be the judge of that?"
- Loretta Young
(Related: Hurt, Right, Want)

"I don't want to sell myself short. You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity, but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Home, Feelings, Negative, Hurt, Infidelity, Want)

"Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Being, Beliefs, Curiosity, Hurt)

"I understand why some kid in his bedroom in Wisconsin thinks downloading songs couldn't hurt anyone. True fans will buy the CD or go see the movie after downloading, but to say it doesn't affect anyone - come on."
- Rob Zombie
(Related: Fans, Hurt, Songs, Will)

"The pirating thing is bad. The people it hurts the most are the ones you least think it hurts. It's not the big Britney Spears albums that are being pirated; it's the indie bands that don't have two cents to their name."
- Rob Zombie
(Related: People, Being, Name)