Old Wound Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 32 Old Wound Quotes

#1. The face of the night will be an old wound that reopens each evening, impassive and living. The distant silence will ache like a soul, mute, in the dark. We'll speak to the night as it's whispering softly. - Author: Cesare Pavese
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#2. Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to repeat once more its same old tune that has already been played innumerable times, movement by movement and measure by measure, with insignificant variations. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#3. I used the N-word instead of calling him Trevor. I used it just not thinking ... I told Trev this is an old wound with me. I grew up with it. I am sorry as anybody that it stuck with me. - Author: John Vanbiesbrouck
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#4. it was as if that long-healed wound was raw again; all the complex memories crowded once more to the forefront of her mind. An old despair should not feel so new, but a new despair could haul an old one out of hiding. - Author: Sharon Shinn
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#5. I wound up auditioning, wound up getting in, and I was off to the races: I was putting in four more years after school to train to be an actor. I was 26 years old, and I still had a locker, for Christ's sake! - Author: Peter Jacobson
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#6. Grief moves through the system much as love does. It seeks expression. So I put my grief where it naturally belonged, in the company of an old and experienced wound. I gathered my feelings, shattered, scattered, and wild, and locked them in the same place where I kept my feelings about my daughter. - Author: Kate Mulgrew
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#7. It's a battered old suitcase to a hotel someplace, and a wound that will never heal. No prima donna, the perfume is on an old shirt that is stained with blood and whiskey. Goodnight to the street sweepers, the night watchmen flame keepers and goodnight, Matilda, too. - Author: Tom Waits
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#8. Oblivion cures the old wounds. - Author: Dejan Stojanovic
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#9. On the outside, he was back to his old self. Only, I knew there was a wound living inside him, and that wound wasn't going away anytime soon. - Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz
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#10. Your heart is not a wound to be poked at to see if the scab is ready to come off. You can be healed of that very old pain, if you'll just let it happen. (Marianne) - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#11. The doctor said the wound was superficial. The old cob didn't know what "superficial" meant, but it sounded serious. - Author: E.B. White
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#12. She was like a wound beneath an old bandage, and he had grown more used to the bandage. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#13. The troubles of the young are soon over; they leave no external mark. If you wound the tree in its youth the bark will quickly cover the gash; but when the tree is very old, peeling the bark off, and looking carefully, you will see the scar there still. All that is buried is not dead. - Author: Olive Schreiner
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#14. A conservative young man has wound up his life before it was unreeled. We expect old men to be conservative but when a nation's young men are so, its funeral bell is already rung. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#15. A new wound makes all the old ones ache again. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#16. You were like an ulcer on the inside of my cheek that my tongue could not stop touching.
loving you was like watching a stranger clean a week old wound; i felt sick, but i wanted more. - Author: Warsan Shire
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#17. The wound is minor, little more than a nick, but it's dribbling like a Bourbon Street hooker with a month-old case of gonorrhea. - Author: Harry Hunsicker
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#18. But now I was tired of having desired too much. I suddenly felt old. I should never recover from the wound in my breast. The dream of peace that I had had a moment before attracted and tempted me only because it was far away. Had I realised it, I should simply have dreamed another dream. - Author: Henri Barbusse
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#19. Change, move, dead clock, that this fresh day
May break with dazzling light to these sick eyes.
Burn, glare, old sun, so long unseen,
That time may find its sound again, and cleanse
Whatever it is that a wound remembers
After the healing ends. - Author: Weldon Kees
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#20. Scar tissue - it's a new layer of tender skin, lightly covering the wound. Still a vulnerable spot, the slightest little knock might tear the skin so it bleeds and the remembered ache from the old wound intensifies the pain from the latest blow. - Author: Jinat Rehana Begum
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#21. He held his hand up to his face and licked the wound. Blood. Old-tasting and rich like the sediment of a river. He looked at Jimmy. The blood on their faces meant they were part of the same stream now, bobbing in the current, borne forward effortlessly under the slowly twirling dome of the sky. - Author: Richard Wagamese
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#22. I was too old-fashioned male-chauv to allow that; we discussed for a minute and I wound up with the couch - Author: Joe Haldeman
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#23. He was the color of blood, not the springing blood of the heart but the blood that stirs under an old wound that never really healed. A terrible light poured from him like sweat, and his roar started landslides flowing into one another. His horns were pale as scars. - Author: Peter S. Beagle
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#24. They said the doctors could tell from the scars."
"Stop."
"Scars can tell you how old the wound is."
"Stop."
"When I stopped going to school, they came and found me. They found me in the closet."
"Sarah. - Author: Amy Reed
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#25. It's a battered old suitcase and a hotel someplace and a wound that will never heal. - Author: Tom Waits
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#26. My grandmother's feet had been bound when she was two years old. Her mother ... first wound a piece of white cloth about twenty feet long round her feet, bending all the toes except the big toe inward and under the sole. Then she placed a large stone on top to crush the arch. - Author: Jung Chang
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#27. Always one of the trials of a new wound: old wounds like to rise up and start hurting again, too. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#28. Remorse of conscience is like an old wound; a man is in no condition to fight under such circumstances. The pain abates his vigor and takes up too much of his attention. - Author: Jeremy Collier
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#29. After a week he was moved to a different wing and into a shared six-by-eight with a grizzled old con called Alf. He had faded tattoos that stained most of the visible skin on his hands, arms and neck a dull blue, sharp eyes and a thick beard that made his mouth look like an axe wound on a bear. - Author: R.D. Ronald
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#30. Once you uncover the history of this pattern and trace its roots, you will see that your reaction in the present moment is really a reaction from the past, a shadow character's attempt to protect you from reexperiencing an old emotional wound, which instead sabotages you in the present. - Author: Connie Zweig
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#31. I watch life trickle from the bullet wound of a sixteen-year-old "example" and marvel how things weak, even words, will turn vicious and merciless to gain power,despite reason or history - Author: Susan Abulhawa
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#32. In Greek, "nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound". It's a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn't a spaceship, it's a time machine. It goes backwards and forwards, it takes us to a place where we ache to go again. - Author: Don Draper
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