Injury Quotes

"Since the bicycle makes little demand on material or energy resources, contribute...

"Since the bicycle makes little demand on material or energy resources, contributes little to pollution, makes a positive contribution to health and causes little death or injury, it can be regarded as the most benevolent of machines." โ€”Stuart S. Wilson
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โ€œIt is not to your benefit to see and hear everything. Many injur...

โ€œIt is not to your benefit to see and hear everything. Many injuries ought to pass over us; if you ignore them, you get no more injury from them. You want to be less angry? Ask fewer questions.โ€ --Seneca
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 20
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โ€œMen are more ready to repay an injur...

โ€œMen are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasureโ€ โ€• Tacitus
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 08
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"If an injury must be done to someone...

"If an injury must be done to someone, it must be so severe their vengeance must not be feared".- Niccolo Machiavelli
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 07
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When moral questions start with "Why has sympathy been historically praised?" The questioner reg...

When moral questions start with "Why has sympathy been historically praised?" The questioner regards themself as an arbiter of virtue. They pass judgment by their own approval. "Injury to me is injury for all." They honor what is seen in themselves; a morality of self glorification. - Nietzsche
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"The best revenge is to b...

"The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.โ€ -Marcus Aurelius
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 17
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"An injury is much so...

"An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult." - Philip Stanhope
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 11
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Anger, if not restrained, is frequen...

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 10
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The best revenge is to b...

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. Marcus Aurelius
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 24
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โ€œItโ€™s one thing to find views repugnant. Itโ€™s another to claim thatโ€”to hear them constitu...

โ€œItโ€™s one thing to find views repugnant. Itโ€™s another to claim thatโ€”to hear them constitutes a kind of injury that no reasonable person should be expected to stand up to. Thatโ€™s theatrical because itโ€™s not true.โ€ -John McWhorter, Professor of English at Columbia University
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 21
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The best revenge is to b...

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.(Marcus Aurelius)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 18
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โ€œEconomic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a p...

โ€œEconomic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessmanโ€™s tool is values; the bureaucratโ€™s tool is fear"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 18
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"Just as the body can, given time and rest, heal itself from injury, so, too, does the mi...

"Just as the body can, given time and rest, heal itself from injury, so, too, does the mind have its own defenses. The chief among these is oblivion: the merciful darkness that shields mind and memory from the greatest of horrors." - Jack Walters, Dark Corners of the Earth
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 25
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"If an injury has to be done to a man ...

"If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared." - Niccolo Machiavelli
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 03
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โ€œIf an injury has to be done to a man ...

โ€œIf an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.โ€ โ€• Niccolรฒ Machiavelli
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 08
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"Never does the human soul appear so str...

"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury." ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 05
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"The best revenge is to ...

"The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury." Marcus Aurelius
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 29
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'Reject your sense of injury a...

'Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself will disappear.' Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 20
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โ€œTo enjoy and give enjoyment, with...

โ€œTo enjoy and give enjoyment, without injury to yourself or others; this is true morality.โ€ -Nicolas Chamfort
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 19
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Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhau...

Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it. - J. K. Rowling (through Albus Dumbledore)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 12
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"The best revenge is to b...

"The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury." - Marcus Aurelius
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 18
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Reject your sense ...

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 28
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"We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been a...

"We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." - The Declaration of Independence
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 28
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Men are more ready to repay an in...

Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 01
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"A person may cause evil to others not only by his ac...

"A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury." -John Stuart Mill
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 16
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If an injury has to be done to a man ...

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared - Niccolo Machiavelli
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 24
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"In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms...

"In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 17
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