Top 1126 Hurt Quotes of 2020

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“People get in fights because they don’t communicate, because you don’t want to hurt the other person.”

― Aaron Paul

“We got to think of other ways to help these kids out because there’s a lot of kids who get hurt in college and then don’t make it to the NFL and don’t have insurance, and their entire lives are changed when they put their bodies on the line for their school.”

― Aaron Rodgers

“When lab safety procedures aren’t followed, people can get hurt or worse. Lab equipment and chemicals that are improperly handled can result in personal injury and even death.”

― Abdul Qadeer Khan

“A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“The point – the power to hurt – of all figures lies in the truthfulness of their application.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“If a man had more than one life, I think a little hanging would not hurt this one; but after he is once dead, we cannot bring him back, no matter how sorry we may be; so the boy shall be pardoned.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“’Grand Royal’ started because we were on the Lollapalooza tour, and we wanted to send this message to people that the mosh pit is corny. Stop doing that. MTV has ruined it, and it’s dangerous, and girls are getting hurt.”

― Ad-Rock

“I’d never hurt another person.”

― Adam Carolla

“When you’re young, you feel like you’re Superman and that you can’t be hurt.”

― Adam Cole

“I still haven’t found the humor in getting hit by a cement truck. My knees still hurt when I think about it, so no jokes about that yet.”

― Adam DeVine

“I would have to say that looked like it hurt.”

― Adam Savage

“I don’t like any art form barraged in violence or hurt.”

― Adriana Trigiani

“Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt.”

― Agnes Repplier

“The Muslim world is deeply hurt by the campaign of violence initiated against our Palestinian brothers.”

― Ahmet Necdet Sezner

“Heavy-handed regulations hurt the very consumers they’re supposed to help.”

― Ajit Pai

“Overly restrictive regulations not only stifle the private sector; they also ultimately hurt consumers.”

― Ajit Pai

“I rarely give interviews. I am against doing television interviews or chatting on the Net, even to promote my films. This is my personal decision, and it is not to hurt or embarrass anybody.”

― Ajith Kumar

“I’d never do a film that would hurt anyone’s sentiments, be it Indian or not.”

― Akshay Kumar

“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

“We’re getting hurt, but I’m a long-term investor.”

― Al-Waleed bin Talal

“Most of the time, we make discoveries about how difficult people are at the moment when the difficulties have actually hurt us; therefore, we are not likely to be forgiving or sympathetic.”

― Alain de Botton

“Bitterness and resentment only hurt one person, and it’s not the person we’re resenting – it’s us.”

― Alana Stewart

“I resisted writing a book for a long time because I didn’t want to invade anyone else’s privacy or hurt anyone or anger anyone.”

― Alana Stewart

“The fear of this delicate and fierce feminine has more to do with our fear of being vulnerable again, getting hurt again, than it does by our actual distaste for the beauty of the feminine and Her qualities.”

― Alanis Morissette

“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

“Of course, the discounting of future earnings should hurt all stocks. But it should hurt technology stocks more than others, because so many of them are valued at extremely high levels relative to their current earnings.”

― Alex Berenson

“I’ve had loads of kicks over the years, and I’m not really too fussed about them. I get kicked, and I don’t like to roll around or anything. I like to get back up pretty quickly, even if it hurt.”

― Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

“It’s football. Guys get hurt all the time.”

― Alex Smith

“It turns out that we can build perfectly secure software, and yet people can still get hurt.”

― Alex Stamos

“I noticed the more muscle I put on, the more cushion and padding I had, the better my performances were getting. I decided I could be this little, stick-thin thing out there and be hurt all the time, or I could show my athleticism, and if it comes with a little bit of weight on the side, it is what it is.”

― Alexa Bliss

“When I first read ‘Outlander’ a few years ago, I was shocked to find that Jamie was the complete package: incredibly smart, incredibly witty, strong but emotionally vulnerable, passionate to a fault – and, well, the Scottish accent doesn’t hurt! I actually stopped reading at several points to swoon over something he said… he’s really that good.”

― Alexandra Bracken

“Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.”

― Alexis Carrel

“I wanted to be able to play guitar. I wanted to be able to make music hurt.”

― Alexis Korner

“Doctors are human animals. They want to be loved, they are tribal, they instinctually favor stories over scientific evidence, they make mistakes, and even small gifts make them susceptible to being biased. If we took doctors seriously as human animals, we might hurt them – and they might hurt us – a lot less.”

― Alice Dreger

“Sometimes it used to hurt so bad when people used to say stuff about me. It still does. But I’m at a level now that I’m like, ‘I ain’t surprised that they said this or that about me.’”

― Allen Iverson

“Losing hurts, it always hurts, and it should hurt.”

― Alun Wyn Jones

“I did some pretty bad things as a teenager. When I was 13, I took my friend’s mom’s car out for a joyride, and I actually managed to hit somebody else’s car. No one was hurt, but needless to say, I didn’t get behind the wheel again until I had my driver’s license.”

― Amanda Righetti

“I could never know someone who could hurt someone else and not feel like a horrible person.”

― Amber Mark

“Cop families have guns in their houses. It’s a bigger question for mothers. When is the right time to introduce to your children the things that could hurt them? But not having the knowledge could hurt them.”

― Amy Carlson

“When I first got my driver’s license, I was hit by a drunk driver. He was coming off of a freeway, and I was hurt pretty badly from somebody driving really fast.”

― Amy Heckerling

“Once you know trans people, all you wanna do is protect them. They’re not out to hurt anybody. They are trying to live.”

― Amy Landecker

“I think you just have to take the bad with the good and you’re going to get hurt more, but it’s worth it.”

― Amy Ray

“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

“Perhaps resigning from her first term in office may hurt Mrs. Palin’s attempts to run for higher office. Even I, a Palin supporter, now have qualms about her seeking higher office.”

― Andrew Breitbart

“Some states are doing better than others. Some states naturally have stronger economies. So it’s not as simple as saying, ‘Let’s go to $15.’ If you do it wrong, you can hurt the very people you’re trying to help.”

― Andrew Cuomo

“Technology has a shadow side. It accounts for real progress in medicine, but has also hurt it in many ways, making it more impersonal, expensive and dangerous. The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting risky or lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance.”

― Andrew Weil

“I used to produce this band, Dragons of Zynth. There’s something about their live shows, which, to me, is ultimate. I mean, you feel like somebody could get hurt when you go see them live.”

― Andrew Wyatt

“My goal isn’t to wake up in the morning and hurt people’s feelings.”

― Andy Kindler

“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

“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

“From my anger, frustration, and hurt, I wrote the short story that would later become ‘The Hate U Give.’”

― Angie Thomas

“I got extremely fit and slim on ‘Strictly,’ but I did find that, each week, a different part of my body hurt. It really makes you realise the hard work dancers have to put in and how fit they have to be.”

― Anita Dobson

“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

“When people say negative things or speculate, you can’t help but feel hurt.”

― Ann Curry

“I’ve always said that in politics, your enemies can’t hurt you, but your friends will kill you.”

― Ann Richards

“I love Harry Styles just as much as anyone, and I would never do anything that would hurt his feelings.”

― Anna Todd

“The thing is, when we do fight scenes, when we kill people in the movies, they bring in experts to choreograph it bit by bit, because you can’t really kill someone, and you don’t want to really hurt them.”

― Annabella Sciorra

“Being on a book tour is like being on the seesaw when you’re a little kid. The excitement is in having someone to play with, and in rising up in the air, but then you’re at the mercy of those holding you down, and if it’s your older brother, or Paul Wolfowitz, they leap up, so that you crash down and get hurt.”

― Anne Lamott

“I’ve known for years that resentments don’t hurt the person we resent, but they do hurt us.”

― Anne Lamott

“As a mother, you have that impulse to wish that no child should ever be hurt, or abused, or go hungry, or not have opportunities in life.”

― Annie Lennox

“For me to have a cheeky little biscuit, it’s not going to hurt. But I need to control those indulgences. I can’t just be scoffing cakes and biscuits five nights a week.”

― Anthony Joshua

“I forgive because not to forgive would only hurt me.”

― Anthony Ray Hinton

“I’m focused on leaks that hurt the institution of the president and the president himself. I understand we have to leak things to reporters to help shape policy or try to balloon things or do tests on ideas or people for different jobs. I’m talking about nefarious, unnecessary, backstabbing, palace intrigue-like leaks.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“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

“There’s only one music video that had an emotional impact on me, and that’s ‘Hurt’ by Johnny Cash. That’s exceptional. There is no music video I can think of apart from that one that really reaches you inside.”

― Anton Corbijn

“Dancing in high heels is kind of tough. I learn the dances without the heels, and then we add them. We just practice, and I get used to it. My feet hurt really badly at the end of the shows, but it’s fun. While it’s happening it’s fun. I feel tall.”

― Ariana Grande

“Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul.”

― Armand Hammer

“Like all Americans, Arkansans hurt for the Syrian refugees. The hardships they face are beyond most of our understanding, and my thoughts and prayers are with them, but I will not support a policy that poses real risk to Americans.”

― Asa Hutchinson

“Typhoon damage happens when they hit land, and as humans, we’ve decided to destroy mangroves and hurt coral reefs. If we don’t have barriers, the devastation is worse, and that is scary.”

― Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

“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

“One example that has hurt me is that of Aung San Suu Kyi. I admire her a lot, but her unwillingness to protect the Rohingiya Muslims shows how intolerance has seeped into politics and the level at which it has seeped. It immobilises politicians.”

― Asma Jahangir

“I had actually hurt my neck, and because I went a while without getting it taken care of – it was pushing up against the back of my heart – and because I have heart issues, they thought it was this whole big deal. So I spent a good three days in the hospital, two nights in the ICU.”

― Austin Carlile

“I know I need to watch myself because I don’t want anyone to think I’m snobby or stuck up. I have to be real careful. I don’t want to hurt my Christian witness.”

― Austin O’Brien

“I assume the closest members of my family don’t actually want to kill me, but the truth is that I have shamed and hurt them; they have to deal with the outrage that my public statements cause, and undoubtedly some members of my clan do want to kill me for that.”

― Ayaan Hirsi Ali

“I always tell my kids that as soon as you have a secret, something about you that you are ashamed to have others find out, you have given other people the power to hurt you by exposing you.”

― Ayelet Waldman

“The truth doesn’t hurt unless it ought to.”

― B. C. Forbes

“Love hurts the most when you really love. Sometimes you think you’re in love, and then you find out that you’re not because you’re not really hurting. But when it’s real love, then it’s gonna hurt. It’s supposed to hurt because it’s real.”

― Babyface

“Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. If you try to kickflip down some stairs, it might take you thirty tries – and you just learn how to take a tumble out of it without getting hurt.”

― Bam Margera

“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

“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

“Every fighter has a story that could break your heart. We lose, we get hurt and everything comes apart. That’s when it’s so difficult to stay on the straight and narrow.”

― Barry McGuigan

“When I first started to learn to run the ropes, that was really painful for me: it’s just cable wire wrapped in tape. It bruised my ribs so bad, it hurt to be hugged; it hurt to lay down.”

― Bayley

“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

“Exercise helps my back. If I don’t exercise, that’s when it starts to hurt. The pain is a good motivator to run and exercise.”

― Bear Grylls

“I’m not going to be doing anything to hurt myself or my fans.”

― Becky G

“If bankers become overly conservative in response to past lending mistakes – or if examiners force such behavior – it will hurt bankers’ own long-term interests and the economy in general.”

― Ben Bernanke

“Sometimes, quarterbacks just get hurt. So do running backs, so do linemen, so do wide receivers. Blaming innovative schemes for these injuries is shortsighted.”

― Ben Domenech

“The Reeves Nelson debacle, that hurt me. There are certain things regarding him that I couldn’t say then and still can’t. But I should have pulled the plug on him after his sophomore year. We tried to make it work, but we couldn’t make it happen.”

― Ben Howland

“I can’t take 200 hacks in the cage before the game. Not because I’ll get tired, but because I’ll hurt myself! I can’t do that. I might get injured.”

― Ben Zobrist

“If you have a bereavement in your family, it’s a terrible, terrible thing. But, you know, time passes. It’s part of the cycle. It doesn’t hurt so much.”

― Bernard Sumner

“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

“In politics, they don’t want anything that deters whatever their goal is. When people get in the way of that, that’s when people get hurt – and sometimes destroyed.”

― Bert Lance

“When I was overweight, my back hurt, and my ankles would swell up. It wasn’t the weight itself but the problems it brought along that bothered me.”

― Bhumi Pednekar

“I haven’t done things publicly to hurt conservatives.”

― Bill Flores

“If a guy is hurt, you take care of him. The Falcons didn’t do that.”

― Bill Goldberg

“Everybody who knows anything about me knows all I ever wanted to do is play pro football. But I didn’t have the talent, and I got hurt a lot. I’d do anything to be out on the field.”

― Bill Goldberg

“It’s always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it’s just hilarious.”

― Bill Hicks

“I did pick up a guitar once, but the strings hurt my fingers so I put it down again.”

― Bill Nighy

“Lotsa people want to hurt me. That’s the price you pay for being a big mouth.”

― Bill O’Reilly

“The only players I hurt with my words are the ones who have an inflated opinion of their ability. I can’t worry about that.”

― Bill Parcells

“I think what’s going to hurt the Republicans enormously is the extremist position of Mitt Romney on the immigration issue and states like New Mexico, states like Colorado, Nevada, Arizona – and I think it’s going to be the margin of victory for President Obama, a very narrow victory.”

― Bill Richardson

“I never hurt nobody but myself and that’s nobody’s business but my own.”

― Billie Holiday

“When I was in first grade, the kids called me ‘fatso.’ It hurt, but the way I overcame it was to outrun every kid in the class. So I developed a thick skin, and athletics became my way of performing and being accepted.”

― Billy Casper

“Right before ‘Brian’s Song’ there was a period when I was very despondent, broke, depressed; my first marriage was on the rocks. The role of Gale Sayers had been cast with Lou Gossett, and then he hurt himself playing basketball. I was called in to read for the role. I was their last choice, and I knew it.”

― Billy Dee Williams

“Water doesn’t hurt a vinyl record. Put it into a dishwasher and you’re fine.”

― Billy Gibbons

“I would never do anything to hurt anybody, especially if they’re helping me. I’m not that kind of person.”

― Billy Preston

“I’ve never been a big fan of gossip. Being a victim of it, I knew how much it hurt.”

― Blake Lively

“Hillary Clinton is in political trouble and perhaps even legal trouble over her use of private e-mail accounts and bypassing government-issued accounts containing substantial amounts of information that belongs to the federal government. But ultimately, I don’t think this latest controversy will hurt her presidential ambitions.”

― Bob Beckel

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

― Bob Marley

“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

“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

“We feel that what’s too far is when you make a joke and somebody gets hurt.”

― Bobby Farrelly

“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

“I like to get the blood flowing and get as loose as I can possibly get. It’s not very difficult to hurt yourself out there if you aren’t prepared, especially in a Fatal Four Way.”

― Bobby Lashley

“Sidney Crosby, our greatest player, I don’t want to see Sidney Crosby in the penalty box. I don’t want to see Sidney Crosby hurt. I want to see Sidney Crosby play.”

― Bobby Orr

“My goal is the same as every year – to not hurt myself.”

― Bode Miller

“I feel like a lot of pop singers hurt themselves if they don’t have the proper training.”

― Bonnie McKee

“Pro wrestling is entertainment, but people get hurt all of the time.”

― Booker T

“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

“I didn’t think anyone was going to buy ‘Do You Really Wanna Hurt Me?’ It was really personal, not a hit record, I thought. I wanted us to sound completely different. Shows how much I knew.”

― Boy George

“When you go into a ‘WWE’ ring, you know you’re going to compete. You know that things are going to hurt. It is a dangerous, dangerous place. No matter what people think or say, it’s a very, very dangerous thing.”

― Bray Wyatt

“When the people we love stop paying attention, trust begins to slip away and hurt starts seeping in.”

― Brene Brown

“I do remember meeting ‘The Donald.’ He seemed to really enjoy the WrestleMania 4 battle royal. He watched me take a very hard front turnbuckle bump, and it seemed to stun him that I wasn’t seriously hurt. Backstage, Trump gave me a big smile and a handshake.”

― Bret Hart

“The best wrestlers don’t hurt anyone for real.”

― Bret Hart

“I was champion, off and on, for quite a few years, and I never missed one title match from an injury. I got hurt lots of times, but the reality is you’ve got so much pinned on you and so much tied onto you, the company and your peers can’t afford for you to get hurt.”

― Bret Hart

“How hard could it be? Is it really going to hurt? You get into that deep well of emotion if you are by yourself. Why am I here? What’s the point of going on? If I can’t do what I want to do, then what’s the point?”

― Brian Bosworth

“I should hurt a lot more people than I do. I’d like to hurt someone on every play.”

― Brian Bosworth

“I’d like to improve on running plays. I want to see if I can hurt some more people. To me, I don’t think I’m out there hurting enough people.”

― Brian Bosworth

“I think about ‘The Hurt Locker,’ and we made a film about three guys, three different looking guys with three very different energies.”

― Brian Geraghty

“Sanctions always hurt the poor, the weak, the children.”

― Brian May

“As you get older, the defeats become more painful. They definitely hurt more.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“I was quite small as a kid and maybe a little afraid physically. When I grew into myself, the realisation changed. That when you hurt yourself, it’s transient; it doesn’t stay forever.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“When one twin is in need or hurt, the other twin definitely knows it. It really helps us being a successful tag team.”

― Brie Bella

“We never want to go out there and hurt each other, so when it happens, it’s emotional.”

― Brie Bella

“I never knowingly wanted to hurt anybody.”

― Brigitte Bardot

“I’m a really bad twerker – I still haven’t figured out how to do it. I actually hurt my back one day. I woke up the next morning, and my back was completely tweaked out… from twerking.”

― Brittany Snow

“I don’t want to ever intentionally hurt someone, because it is pure entertainment.”

― Brock Lesnar

“Most of the time I believe in letting kids go ahead and make their own mistakes – maybe even get a little hurt – and learn from them.”

― Brooke Burke

“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

“Before the decathlon I’m constantly trying to convince myself that I want to do this, that I want to take myself to that place where it’s going to hurt and things are going to be tough. But that’s like anything – you want to give your best.”

― Bryan Clay

“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

“When I hit the ball, I do want to hurt it.”

― Bryce Harper

“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

“You mean guys don’t get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street.”

― Bud Selig

“I have my own grown-up versions of temper tantrums, too. I have a hard time not getting hurt when my kids have meltdowns.”

― Busy Philipps

“I never wanted to hurt anyone else, most of all my family and my kids.”

― Caitlyn Jenner

“I have never been hurt by what I have not said.”

― Calvin Coolidge

“I was a baseball guy. Mom wouldn’t let me play football when I was little because she was scared I’d get hurt. So, I finally convinced her to let me play in 7th grade.”

― Calvin Johnson

“I got stuff that’s going to hurt for the rest of my life.”

― Calvin Johnson

“When you are too confident, that’s when you hurt yourself.”

― Candide Thovex

“The most important ethical issues and the most difficult ones are the human ones because a reporter has enormous power to hurt people.”

― Carl Bernstein

“I never want to hurt anyone on the ice. That’s not the type of player I am.”

― Carl Hagelin

“Don’t misquote me as wanting to hurt homosexual people in any way. That would be a dastardly lie.”

― Carl Paladino

“When I was 20-something, 30, I fell down a flight of stairs and hurt my back. I went to a therapist who said don’t get out of bed until you do certain stretches, and I’ve been doing them ever since. I guess I’m the original yogi.”

― Carl Reiner

“I find that it takes a lot of years of living, and many more of reckoning, to come up with one worthwhile paragraph. And when a deadline looms, prayer doesn’t hurt, either.”

― Carmen Agra Deedy

“I’ve had one fall that I kind of hurt my toe pretty badly because I slammed into one of the set pieces. But, you know, you just get up and keep going. The adrenaline’s pumping, and you just carry on!”

― Carmen Cusack

“I was never afraid of taking the wrong job because maybe it would hurt me. I was more interested in the experience.”

― Carrie-Anne Moss

“I’d love to be animated. I’ve always wanted to jump off of a bridge and not be hurt, like Bugs Bunny.”

― Carrot Top

“When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.”

― Carter Burwell

“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

“How I hurt my knee was doing something so minimal that it was a little worrisome. To try that motion and others again, after the injury and after surgery, made you worry a bit.”

― Cat Zingano

“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

“I try to hurt myself, to sprain something, writing every novel and story, because I’m stretching for something new and difficult that I haven’t done before.”

― Catherynne M. Valente

“I’m very touchy feely with my fandom, in part because they’ve never done me wrong or hurt me in any way. This is an awesome balance. I hope it stays that way forever.”

― Catherynne M. Valente

“I was always very active as a kid. I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents’ bed sheet, hoping it would open like a parachute. I was always getting hurt, breaking a leg, you know, bruising, cracking my head open.”

― Cathy Rigby

“I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents’ bed sheet, hoping it would open like a parachute. I was always getting hurt, breaking a leg, you know, bruising, cracking my head open.”

― Cathy Rigby

“Any time you’re working in the world of taming animals, you’re going to get hurt. But it’s a rush that we get.”

― Cesar Millan

“You have to be extremely fit. It is a professional sport. We have five shows a week. In 2014, I had 220 matches; in 2015, I was on the way to a similar amount before I got hurt. It is a full-time lifestyle. It is very demanding.”

― Cesaro

“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

“I would never discredit the sport or my opponent by reading my injury list before or after the fight. I’ve always thought it’s a very underhanded thing to do, and it’s a very cowardly thing to do, to come out and say, ‘I’m hurt,’ particularly if you win a fight.”

― Chael Sonnen

“Some of the best advice I’ve gotten was from William Hurt and Harry Connick Jr. I’ve really learned a lot from both of them.”

― Chandler Canterbury

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”

― Charles M. Schulz

“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

“I love my girlfriend to bits. I’d never do anything to hurt her.”

― Charlie Simpson

“I didn’t want to hurt my parents’ feelings about how hard certain things were in my 20s, how hard it was when my dad left my senior year before I went to college.”

― Charlotte Flair

“It’s more than a job. It’s very personal, so when you’re hurt, you’re really hurt inside.”

― Charlotte Gainsbourg

“I remember asking one of my agents, like, ‘Hey, is this Instagram thing good for models, or is it bad?’ And they said, ‘No. Keep doing it. Heidi Klum, or whoever, has millions of followers, and that doesn’t hurt them.’ So, I kept with it. I think it definitely helped.”

― Charlotte McKinney

“I liked being home playing in front of my people, but I just did not like the situation because I was playing shooting guard, and that is not my position. I would play it if someone like Rip got hurt, but to do it for an entire season, that is not my position. I got it done when I was asked to do. But inside, I know that is not me.”

― Chauncey Billups

“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.”

― Chaz Bono

“The guerrilla fighters should be required to go to bed and get up at fixed hours. Games that have no social function and that hurt the morale of the troops and the consumption of alcoholic drinks should both be prohibited.”

― Che Guevara

“If you’re really looking to hurt somebody’s feelings, just break up with them.”

― Chelsea Handler

“Everyone is scared of getting hurt, but having been there and taken the chance on someone and fallen in love – it’s worth getting past all of your heart’s reservations, regardless of how things transpire.”

― Chelsea Lankes

“I can’t hurt any more than I’ve been hurt, I can’t cry any more than I’ve cried. I’ve been to the highest of highs and lowest of lows, so one day I’m going to find my middle ground and be happy.”

― Cheryl Cole

“I don’t like to hold back, because that’s how you hurt yourself.”

― Chester Bennington

“You don’t hurt ’em if you don’t hit ’em.”

― Chesty Puller

“I love everybody. When someone hurts, I hurt.”

― Chi Chi Rodriguez

“When my young men began the killing, my heart was hurt.”

― Chief Joseph

“Over the years, I’ve hurt my thumb, separated my shoulder, and injured my back, but not too bad. Actually, my back was hurt pretty bad. I had to take an ambulance and was in bed for a week.”

― Chloe Kim

“Cap-and-trade is a dangerous policy fraught with the potential for significant corruption, and it would hurt my constituents and our economy by raising energy costs.”

― Chris Gibson

“There’s definitely still a lot of hurt from losing my guys or the fact that I got out and I felt like it wasn’t my time yet.”

― Chris Kyle

“The operation left me very emotional. I cry a lot anyway. I’ve always been the type to feel hurt easily, but now I hit rock bottom.”

― Chris Rea

“Comedy comes from a place of hurt. Charlie Chaplin was starving and broke in London, and that’s where he got his character ‘the tramp’ from. It’s a bad situation that he transformed into comedic one.”

― Chris Tucker

“The only piece of advice I’ve ever given anybody is learn to write songs and write as many songs as you can. Because it’s never gonna hurt, and when you run into that problem of, ‘God, I don’t know what I want to say,’ or the opposite problem of, ‘I know exactly what I want to say, but no one has written it,’ then you can just go write it yourself.”

― Chris Young

“My mother became a casting director, and she cast me in a soap opera called ‘One Life to Live.’ I was, like, 8 years old, playing a kid who had hurt himself on a skateboard. I had, like, three lines. I did the lines, and everybody in the studio applauded – I was immediately hooked after that. I was like, ‘This is the life for me.’”

― Christian Slater

“I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.”

― Christina Aguilera

“Moms get their fair share of conflicting advice, with a heaping of unsolicited advice. Parents debate the pros/cons of different types of disposable diapers, whether the supposed carcinogens in Johnson & Johnson baby products hurt their kids who used it, which method of sleep training to use.”

― Christine Tsai

“Pop was a devout Roman Catholic; I’m a lapsed Catholic. I’m not the village atheist, but I exert my right not to believe, and I doubt I would have been very public about that were he still alive, simply just so as not to hurt his feelings.”

― Christopher Buckley

“I think it hurt my performance because I stopped being me. That won’t ever happen again.”

― Christopher Darden

“There’s this kind of war on running – people keep telling you you’ll get hurt, get injured, that you need orthotics, that you need go to a special running store before you try it. There’s this totally misconceived notion that it’s hard to do, and it’s not.”

― Christopher McDougall

“The progressives like to talk a lot about poverty – and you should. However, it’s the guys in the middle who have really been hurt by the global economy . The people at the bottom have been holding on to their jobs quite well, actually.”

― Chrystia Freeland

“One of my realizations is that if you revel over joy, you’re going to ache over pain and get killed over hurt. Your span of feelings are going to go just as far one way as the other.”

― Chuck Berry

“Well, no American wants to in any way hurt our capabilities to national defense, but that doesn’t mean an unlimited amount of money, and a blank check for anything they want at any time, for any purpose. Not at all.”

― Chuck Hagel

“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

“I’m one of those guys: I’m out there trying to punch you out and to hurt you, but as soon as I’m done, hopefully there’s nothing wrong with you; I’m hoping that you’re okay.”

― Chuck Liddell

“I don’t ever go into a fight wanting to hurt someone. I just want to show them that I am better than them, and if they get hurt, it’s part of the sport.”

― Chuck Liddell

“The way I saw the world as a child was not wrong. And it’s okay to see the world that way. If it doesn’t hurt anybody.”

― Claire Messud

“Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.”

― Clara Bow

“We can all be self-destructive. I make terrible choices all the time. It’s uncomfortable to admit that you did a thing that was selfish and that you knew would hurt someone else.”

― Clare-Hope Ashitey

“Our own sorrows seem heavy enough, even when lifted by certain long-term joys. But watching others hurt is the breaker of most any heart.”

― Clarissa Pinkola Estes

“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

“Nothing about Ben Askren impresses me. He’s a one-dimensional fighter. He’s never hurt a fly.”

― Colby Covington

“You’re going to hurt, yes. You’re going to have tweaks and problems. But you’re a football player; you can play through those.”

― Colin Kaepernick

“I try to keep each different book different from the last. So ‘Sag Harbor’ is very different from ‘Apex Hides the Hurt;’ ‘The Intuitionist,’ which is kind of a detective novel, is very different from ‘John Henry Days.’ I’m just trying to keep things rich for me creatively and for the readers who follow me.”

― Colson Whitehead

“Love’s an excuse to get hurt.”

― Conor Oberst

“There are people that have closed themselves off so much because they’ve been hurt so much in their lives.”

― Constance Zimmer

“I’m not going to hurt anybody other than that dick who keeps writing songs about me.”

― Courtney Love

“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

“The worst thing that we could do is raises taxes. It would only hurt the economy.”

― Dan Bartlett

“When my world record got broken in 1999, it hurt a little bit, to say the least. But I was in a leg brace at the time and I had just had knee surgery and I couldn’t do anything about it.”

― Dan O’Brien

“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

“The two things that can hurt you are if you need money or if you need fame. Those are the things that can be your Achilles heel. But if you don’t need money and you don’t need fame, then you’re free.”

― Dana Carvey

“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

“I left hurt because I think I fought hard to create a great history at Barcelona. I left with 23 titles in eight years.”

― Dani Alves

“If you write memoir, it can’t be about blame or hurt; it has to be creative.”

― Dani Shapiro

“As a kid, I would push my shoulders forward in order to hide my heart from being hurt.”

― Daniel Breaker

“My No. 1 dream match is Brock Lesnar. And I want that to be a WrestleMania match. I don’t know if the WWE will ever let that happen, because they might be afraid he might legitimately hurt me pretty bad.”

― Daniel Bryan

“I have to be smart. You cannot be going in there, trying to go forward and pressure guys, and be taking damage and getting hurt on the way to doing it.”

― Daniel Cormier

“Guys play basketball and get hurt, and that’s probably the easiest sport on the planet. We’re actually fighting every day. We’re wrestling; we’re grappling.”

― Daniel Cormier

“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

“People say things unintentionally, not realizing that it could hurt someone’s feelings because they’ve just never experienced what you have.”

― Danielle Macdonald

“I did a lot of screaming in ‘The Originals,’ and I hurt my voice so badly that I said, ‘I can’t scream if you want me to be able to work for, like, the next three days.’ So, what I usually do is that I scream once in the season, and we’ll just use that scream, all throughout, or extend it, or do whatever we need to do.”

― Danielle Rose Russell

“As the perception of the United States as a welcoming place for all changes among travelers globally, the country’s tourism market, which is a huge revenue generator for the economy, could get hurt.”

― Dara Khosrowshahi

“We all have a natural instinct to protect children from harm. It’s never fun to see a child hurt, even if it’s just a scraped knee. But on the other hand, children need to take on physical challenges to learn and grow, and scraped knees and other bumps and bruises teach them valuable lessons about their own limits.”

― Darell Hammond

“I didn’t really feel I was being hurt, but you could feel it.”

― David Gest

“In a sense, human beings are human beings. Their feelings of aloneness, of brokenness, their feelings of hurt and disappointment, are universal. It’s the ways they choose to act on their feelings that separates them.”

― David Harbour

“Certainly, we are hurt by the high fuel prices because it raises our cost.”

― David Neeleman

“I never thought that buying supplements and vitamins, it was going to hurt anybody’s feelings.”

― David Ortiz

“The Pork Marketing Board worked with advertising and marketing firms to position the pig as a sort of four-legged chicken – a healthy part of any low-fat lifestyle. The Other White Meat campaign launched in 1987 and was so successful at selling lean pork cuts, it actually hurt the rest of the pig.”

― David Sax

“Conserving energy and thus saving money, reducing consumption of unnecessary products and packaging and shifting to a clean-energy economy would likely hurt the bottom line of polluting industries, but would undoubtedly have positive effects for most of us.”

― David Suzuki

“Make yourself an example, achieve it, but don’t hurt anyone on the way up. I don’t think I did that.”

― Dawn Fraser

“It hurt me deeply, this reputation as tough, hard, mean.”

― Dawn Steel

“Something went wrong with my right arm. I no longer could throw hard, and it hurt like the dickens every time I threw.”

― Dazzy Vance

“It is very easy to get hurt in a match like the Royal Rumble. It seems very run of the mill, but it’s always the stupid stuff where you get hurt.”

― Dean Ambrose

“Trust leads to intimacy, which leads to healing and meaning. We can only be intimate to the degree we can make ourselves vulnerable. But when we open our hearts, we can get hurt.”

― Dean Ornish

“Releasing the invisible ties to those who have left you, betrayed you, disappointed you or hurt you, you open up to higher realms of love, peace and joy.”

― Debbie Ford

“Women as mothers grapple with corresponding contradictions. The adoration they feel for their grown daughters, mixed with the sense of responsibility for their well-being, can be overwhelming, matched only by the hurt they feel when their attempts to help or just stay connected are rebuffed or even excoriated as criticism or devilish interference.”

― Deborah Tannen

“Having a sense of humor has served me more than it has hurt me – just in the sense that it has allowed me to keep my sanity.”

― Dee Dee Myers

“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

“I’ve never hurt a single person in my whole life – never even wanted to hurt someone.”

― Denis Shapovalov

“I had a lot of respect for Jeremy Renner as an actor before I worked with him, because I was very impressed with what he did in ‘The Hurt Locker.’”

― Denis Villeneuve

“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

“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

“I never want to hurt no one to the point so they can’t go back to their children.”

― Deontay Wilder

“When you have a fighter willing to do that, when he is seriously hurt and in pain but still fights, you’ve got a dangerous man on your hands.”

― Deontay Wilder

“I’m just the biggest klutz. That’s the problem. I don’t get hurt doing cool things.”

― Derek Hough

“It’s tough growing up where I grew up. My family is very small and really tight. Just being around the neighborhood, my brothers were always around. I didn’t want to be in any trouble because I knew my mom or brothers would find out. I didn’t want to hurt their feelings. I just tried to do everything right.”

― Derrick Rose

“If I just do everything the opposite of what my dad did, I think that will make things pretty easy. I can joke about it now because I’m past that stage where it used to hurt. By having a kid, it’s gone. I could take all that negative energy that I had and put it in a positive way.”

― Derrick Rose

“I had to fight; I had to fall, and I had to get hurt to be where I am.”

― Dhanush

“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

“I’m not thick-skinned at all, and of course I’m hurt by people attacking me as a person.”

― Diane Abbott

“I think it does, a little, hurt to be photographed.”

― Diane Arbus

“Things hurt me just as much as anyone else. My insecurities, failures. I’m vulnerable to comparisons.”

― Diane Lane

“Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas. The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen.”

― Dick Armey

“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

“I wouldn’t ever set out to hurt anyone deliberately unless it was, you know, important – like a league game or something.”

― Dick Butkus

“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

“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

“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

“You can write every song on an album in E and not hurt a thing.”

― Dimebag Darrell

“I got more than my share in life; a little more wouldn’t hurt.”

― Dimple Kapadia

“I don’t want reporters to talk to me because I’m a revolutionary and if it got out that I’m basically friendly with Obama it would hurt Obama.”

― Dinesh D’Souza

“Of what use is a philosopher who doesn’t hurt anybody’s feelings?”

― Diogenes

“No man is hurt but by himself.”

― Diogenes

“Trade wars in which countries are then obliged to retaliate by raising their own tariffs against the initiator undermine growth and hurt consumers. Far from being expressions of strength they highlight the failure of the initiating country’s economic sector to compete in the global market place.”

― Dominic Grieve

“Even when I was hurt with triple ACL reconstructive surgeries, there was a target on my back. I had to come back and fight through it.”

― Dominick Cruz

“Regardless of how tough you think you are, regardless of how good you think your chin is, we’re all only one connected punch away from being hurt, and you’ve just got to hope your chin holds up and your body holds up.”

― Dominick Cruz

“In the end, you have to forgive in order to heal and move forward with your life. For people who hurt you very deeply, you don’t have to forgive them for their sake but for your sake, so that you can move forward and have a healthier and happier life.”

― Dominique Moceanu

“When you learn, you grow. You have to stretch, and it’s not easy. You know, if you’re working out your muscles, if you’re doing whatever, it’s gonna hurt a little bit.”

― Don Lemon

“They always use the word ‘insult’ with me, but I don’t hurt anybody. I wouldn’t be sitting here if I did. I make fun of everybody and exaggerate all our insecurities.”

― Don Rickles

“We’ve had soldiers that were so badly hurt and killed. I want their families to get something.”

― Donald Trump

“I’ve always been able to just kind of run around, do stuff whether I was hurt or not.”

― Donte DiVincenzo

“I think I’ve learned that if you want to be successful, you have to tell your story honestly and from your heart – and I think a healthy sense of humor doesn’t hurt either.”

― Dorothea Benton Frank

“Some people never learn, no matter how much their heads hurt in the morning.”

― Doug Ducey

“I don’t want to see anything natural get hurt.”

― Douglas Tompkins

“If you think about the people trying to hurt you, rather than just trying to hurt them back, you can understand it has nothing to do with you.”

― Dove Cameron

“I want people to love me, but it’s not going to hurt me if they don’t.”

― Drew Barrymore

“Getting hurt and watching Tom Brady take over and beginning what’s been just a spectacular run of his, and to come back and play in the AFC Championship Game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh, and help us win that game, is a memory that stands out very clearly.”

― Drew Bledsoe

“Only Americans can hurt America.”

― Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Playing baseball is fun. If I could play, I’d never retire. But managing is work. It’s constant decisions of whose feelings you want to hurt all the time.”

― Earl Weaver

“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

“When I started wrestling, I hounded my dad to teach me. Eventually, he gave in, but he was careful to instill in me a respect for other wrestlers. He wanted to be sure I wasn’t going to hurt anyone.”

― Eddie Guerrero

“As a child, I was always getting into risky situations with the potential to hurt myself, but mum and dad never stopped me doing what I wanted to do, and they assumed that if I fell and hurt myself, I would learn from that and maybe not do it again.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“When someone makes a racist remark, that doesn’t make him a racist, but you have to say, ‘This the line. You’ve crossed it, and you have to apologize’ – not only to the person who has been hurt but also the people who live with that racial abuse almost all their lives. I think that’s unacceptable if you don’t.”

― Edgar Davids

“These rejections hurt me terribly because I felt it was my life that was being rejected.”

― Edmund White

“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

“Sometimes to do the right thing, you have to break a law. And the key there is in terms of civil disobedience. You have to make sure that what you’re risking, what you’re bringing onto yourself, does not serve as a detriment to anyone else. It doesn’t hurt anybody else.”

― Edward Snowden

“Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.”

― Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“I’ve never been punched in the face, so I didn’t know it would hurt so much!”

― Elena Roger

“I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn’t hurt a fly.”

― Eli Wallach

“When our natural habitats become overrun by species that are not native to these areas, they can damage the environment, pose health risks, and even hurt our local economy.”

― Elise Stefanik

“I don’t want anyone to get seriously hurt. But I do watch awards shows to critique the clothes while I sit around eating chips in my sweat pants and in hopes of seeing some hilarious accidental nudity.”

― Eliza Coupe

“Unfortunately, this will have a ripple effect in the economy. People carrying heavy student-loan debt won’t buy houses, start families, or start businesses. This will hurt the future economy.”

― Elizabeth Esty

“There’s the idea that love is supposed to hurt, but it really shouldn’t hurt.”

― Elizabeth Lail

“This life is a test, and we’re put down here to make choices. The truth is, the bad choices of other people can hurt us.”

― Elizabeth Smart

“You have two pages, that’s the whole credit card agreement. The terms are clear and flat and easy to see so anyone can read them. So you could lay four credit cards in front of you and say, ‘Oh, that’s the one that has the highest rate, that’s the one that has the really scary provision that could hurt me.’”

― Elizabeth Warren

“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

“I’d like a male to listen to my music and find it kind of fascinating, what a girl goes through when they get heartbroken or get sad or get hurt by something.”

― Ellie Goulding

“Characters in TV and theatre tend to experience a lot of conflict, so I push myself through sport to physical and emotional levels that hurt so I’ve some other reference for extreme experience that isn’t me shouting at my girlfriend or my mum. It’s a way of controlling the uncontrollable.”

― Elliot Cowan

“People were hurt, and because they were hurt, they were angry and quarreled and were jealous of one another.”

― Emanuel Celler

“I’ve taken that with me since working with him; in order to be William Hurt, you have use every moment like he does.”

― Emily Berrington

“As any daytime judge show can tell you, spending someone’s money or taking their stuff because they hurt your feelings is not justified.”

― Emily V. Gordon

“People choose to shut themselves off and build a load of defense mechanisms and not let anybody in because it’s easier that way. You don’t get hurt, and there’s less risk involved if you build this hard shell.”

― Emma Mackey

“The dynamic range of the digital camera is pretty crappy compared to film, but now film is not great because the labs have closed. It’s going to hurt a lot of the movies that we did in this gap because I think they are going to look very old very soon.”

― Emmanuel Lubezki

“Nobody ever wants to see a guy get hurt, because this is how we feed our families.”

― Enzo Amore

“When someone denies the right of Israel to exist, it hurts us, just as an attack on a close member of our family would hurt us.”

― Ephraim Mirvis

“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

“I tried when I was 13, when my grandparents gave me an acoustic guitar, and I tried for a year. It hurt so much to play. I mean, the fingertips hurt so much, I gave up.”

― Eric Clapton

“Withdrawing federal funds to prevent radiological or biological terrorist attack – that doesn’t just hurt Los Angeles: that hurts America.”

― Eric Garcetti

“Women tend to be preservers of the social structure, of marriage. They don’t want to upset their husbands or their significant others. They don’t want to hurt people.”

― Erica Jong

“I get so busy that I forget to eat, and that’s really hurt me in the past. I gained weight from that.”

― Erin Heatherton

“There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.”

― Erma Bombeck

“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

“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

“I’m a complete human being. I’m very emotional and loving. I feel, I hurt, I give, I take, and also I think. I analyze. I’m a sociologist, anthropologist.”

― Erykah Badu

“I have reason to be shy. I’ve been hurt plenty.”

― Ethel Waters

“When I sing for myself, I probably sing for anyone who has any kind of hurt, any kind of bad feelings, good feelings, ups and downs, highs and lows, that kind of thing.”

― Etta James

“I want to be remembered as a nice person who didn’t hurt people – except my ex-husbands, maybe.”

― Eugenie Clark

“I did everything by the seat of my pants. That’s why I got hurt so much.”

― Evel Knievel

“Capitalism has only hurt Latin America.”

― Evo Morales

“I don’t think an actor ever wants to establish an image. That certainly hurt me, and yet that is also what made me successful and eventually able to do more challenging roles.”

― Farrah Fawcett

“I regret so much. I’ve made mistakes. I’ve hurt people. I’ve done things I’m not proud of. But on the other hand, that way lies madness, you know?”

― Faye Dunaway

“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

“There’s ups and downs with boxing, layoffs are part of the sport and they can either help or hurt a guy.”

― Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

“Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.”

― Francis Bacon

“The Internet can be used to hurt many people.”

― Frank Abagnale

“Oh, I just wish someone would try to hurt you so I could kill them for you.”

― Frank Sinatra

“I love it when, after a day of shooting, I’m so exhausted that my bones hurt.”

― Franka Potente

“When Trump started belittling him, Jeb reverted to Bush form. He couldn’t understand how anyone could question his noble pursuit of public service. In the face of Trump’s attacks, he looked hurt and stunned.”

― Franklin Foer

“My goal has always been to play golf, and play it well. In the end, that’s what I am, a golfer. If my back lets me, I’m going to play my favorite places. If I hurt myself, that’ll probably be it for a while.”

― Fred Couples

“I don’t think my name would necessarily draw people to come see the movie. It might hurt the movie, honestly.”

― Fred Durst

“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

“They said if I could deal with the pain, I should play. So, I did, and for some reason, I started hitting. It was a weird thing. I don’t know if it was because I couldn’t do too much, and I was just trying to stay up through the middle and not hurt myself.”

― Freddie Freeman

“People don’t do theology in a vacuum but in a community with other theological thinkers, where there’s jealousy, vanity, hurt pride, all those things.”

― Frederica Mathewes-Green

“When Leo takes the record from me, it will hurt a little. But it’s not just anyone taking it away. It’s not a normal person. A Martian is taking it from me. That makes me feel a little better.”

― Gabriel Batistuta

“Volleyball is a Jewish sport. It’s fun, and nobody can get hurt.”

― Gail Parent

“I reveled in the most basic rules and techniques that are the foundation of professional cooking. For example, it is essential to use a sharp knife: the sharper the knife, the more fluid and precise your work and the less likely you are to get hurt. Dull knives are a danger – they slip far more often.”

― Gail Simmons

“Women need to know that not all guys are going to hurt them the way that the guy did before they started dating me. I know guys I wouldn’t go out with.”

― Garry Shandling

“Anyone who has a dog knows that they have some very deep thoughts, that they have moods and emotions, they get their feelings hurt. It’s not a far reach to give them opinions and values and long-term desires.”

― Garth Stein

“We don’t want our players getting hurt.”

― Gary Bettman

“There are a couple people who have complained on other teams about some of the things that Pittsburgh players have done. Some of that goes in the category of gamesmanship. Some of that goes to the fact that we need to be vigilant as a league to make sure that players aren’t unnecessarily and inappropriately hurt.”

― Gary Bettman

“I don’t hurt or want for visibility, but people seem to forget pretty easily.”

― Gary Coleman

“If Marilyn Manson would write a song that says, ‘Do your damn homework,’ it would make the world a better place, and it wouldn’t hurt him at all. And if he doesn’t like it, to hell with him. He can come fight us – by the bicycle racks.”

― Gary Rossington

“When I got hurt and had surgery on my left shoulder, my arm was in a sling for over a month but I could play Ping-Pong right-handed. I started playing and got addicted.”

― Gary Woodland

“It used to hurt me that people thought I didn’t have the technique and the temperament to play Test cricket.”

― Gautam Gambhir

“No offense, Nazis, I don’t want to hurt your feelings, but I don’t like you. I like Jews.”

― Gavin McInnes

“There’s a misconception about wrestling, that it’s really fake, but it’s real, and you can really get hurt, even though a lot of it is performative.”

― Gayle Rankin

“If you’re going to do something to hurt the district I represent, I can’t vote for it.”

― Gene Green

“There is a thematic continuity here within Bigelow’s work: ‘The Hurt Locker’ serves up a military equivalent of the thrill-trips that Lenny Nero was hustling in her earlier ‘Strange Days.’”

― Geoff Dyer

“The series ‘Generation Kill’ is, along with everything else, a sustained critique of the structural and conventional fictions of ‘The Hurt Locker.’”

― Geoff Dyer

“My eye muscles hurt now when I read our MasterCard bill.”

― Geoffrey Rush

“Cruelty would be delicious if one could only find some sort of cruelty that didn’t really hurt.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“Pay attention to them kids, don’t let your feelings be hurt because they taking your place. They supposed to. But if you wanna stay around with them, you ain’t got to copy ’em. Just get the ones that’s real young, too young to even be copying yet, because you know they gonna be the next thing.”

― George Clinton

“People are hurt in love affairs and never recover, more than a boxing match.”

― George Foreman

“Oh, there’s nothing more dangerous in life at getting hurt at than love itself. People are hurt in love affairs and never recover, more than a boxing match.”

― George Foreman

“My mother was watching on television and she doesn’t want me to hurt anyone.”

― George Foreman

“You don’t have to try to hurt people and be angry to be an athlete.”

― George Foreman

“If someone really wants to hurt you, they’ll find a way whatever. I don’t want to live my life worrying about it.”

― George Michael

“No one will be hurt if I don’t come to conventions.”

― George Perez

“I’m a martial artist, and I don’t train because I have a fight; I train because it’s my lifestyle, and I’ll train every day if I’m not hurt.”

― Georges St-Pierre

“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

“What hurt most were the people who came up to me and said they lost $1,000 on me. It just makes you mad.”

― Gerry Cooney

“When I hurt Norton, I got scared. I looked to the referee. But in the same sense, you’re a fighter: you gotta have the killer instinct.”

― Gerry Cooney

“Some of the things written about me hurt, but there is nothing I can do about it.”

― Gerry Cooney

“If you have a kid that loves basketball – that eats, sleeps, drinks, and thinks basketball, and all he knows is basketball – and he gets hurt, and he’s your franchise player, you need to hold him back from himself.”

― Gilbert Arenas

“The joy of the roasts is to watch people get hurt and offended, and then have to laugh to pretend they’re a good sport.”

― Gilbert Gottfried

“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

“I am not a violent person. I actually don’t like to hurt people.”

― Gina Carano

“Ideal day is a hot and humid morning, tornadoes develop, no one gets hurt, and we get to collect data and chase the tornadoes.”

― Ginger Zee

“There are endless new variations on how to hurt a woman physically, emotionally, financially, and socially.”

― Gloria Allred

“That’s part of what always fascinated me about the Flash. Yes, he had superpowers, but he wasn’t superhuman. He was vulnerable. He could be hurt or killed. He’s not getting in a jet. He actually is the jet. So he had this gift, but with it came this risk. And I think that’s what makes the character relatable.”

― Greg Berlanti

“We did ‘Jack & Bobby’ in the middle of the Kerry/Bush election. It hurt it a little bit. No matter what we did, everyone thought we were advocating for one person over the other. The stuff I work on is more about the people.”

― Greg Berlanti

“I would spend a lot of time setting up an accident scene where it appeared that I had seriously hurt myself – hedge-cutter, ketchup, that sort of thing. When my sister happened upon the scene of horror, I would lift my head and pathetically plead for her to ‘get Mum’.”

― Greg Davies

“I know I don’t throw very hard anymore, but I’d like to think I can still hurt a guy who’s not looking.”

― Greg Maddux

“I worry that I would actually hurt my career doing something I didn’t enjoy.”

― Greg Mottola

“Fear is one of the elements of nonlethal weaponry. You’re going to get hurt, and you don’t want to get hurt. Pepper spray hurts. You don’t want to be sprayed. That’s why it’s a useful deterrent as a nonlethal weapon – I’m not advocating spraying people randomly.”

― Greg Rucka

“Even though we have laws against it and HR departments to handle it, a woman – especially if she is young and just starting out – can never be sure that reporting harassment won’t hurt her career.”

― Gretchen Carlson

“People tend to shy away from rotation with resistance because they think they’re going to get hurt. Like, ‘If I move in that motion with that weight, I’m going to pull my back.’ But you’re not.”

― Gunnar Peterson

“Kellan Gillis was the first celebrity that I worked with – that didn’t hurt. Working out after that with Jennifer Lopez was huge in terms of just the platform it gives you. So I think when you get those opportunities, you have to be respectful of them, and you have to try not to just cash out.”

― Gunnar Peterson

“If you were inactive due to an injury or a surgery, then common sense rules the day when inching closer to the area that was hurt. That is very different from inactivity due to being ill. After illness, be aware of how taxing your workout is cardiovascularly and err on the side of less.”

― Gunnar Peterson

“Lies that do not hurt, which are different from lies that protect oneself or hurt another person. That is not my business. But the truth is mostly very boring, and you can help it along with lies. There is no harm in that.”

― Gunter Grass

“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

“I’m like anybody else. You get enough, you can get beat up. You can get hurt. You can get frustrated. You can get demoralized.”

― Guy Fieri

“I think what hurt me all along was the label of ‘war-time pitcher.’ I’ve always resented that.”

― Hal Newhouser

“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

“As a writer, you have to be mean and vicious. Use the pen as your gun. Sometimes the people you write about get hurt.”

― Hallgrimur Helgason

“I wore a thong and a bra and a wig. Those things hurt. I mean, thongs? Like, they dig in. It takes a tough man to be a woman.”

― Hank Azaria

“The earth is one big interconnected entity. If you hurt a piece, you hurt the whole. If you hurt the people, you hurt the environment.”

― Hannah Teter

“When I see somebody fall in practice or get hurt, it almost makes me want to cry.”

― Hannah Teter

“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

“For a shot, I had to look like I’ve slipped on wet floor and hurt my back. My director wanted me to just act it out, but I insisted on doing it with water on the floor to make it look authentic. He was against the idea, but I did it and almost broke my back.”

― Harshvardhan Rane

“You must come out. Come out… to your parents… I know that it is hard and will hurt them, but think about how they will hurt you in the voting booth!”

― Harvey Milk

“Implants were something I thought I wanted when I was younger, and now I don’t. It was hard being active with them, because my chest was always sore. It hurt a lot, and I didn’t like always being in pain, so they had to go!”

― Heather Morris

“Everyone’s got their opinion and sometimes it’s going to hurt.”

― Hector Bellerin

“One of the main tasks of theology is to find words that do not divide but unite, that do not create conflict but unity, that do not hurt but heal.”

― Henri Nouwen

“Our efforts to disconnect ourselves from our own suffering end up disconnecting our suffering from God’s suffering for us. The way out of our loss and hurt is in and through.”

― Henri Nouwen

“With the help of the Holy Ghost, we can watch over ourselves. We can pray to recognize and reject the first thoughts of sin. We can pray to recognize a warning not to speak words which would hurt or tempt someone else. And we can, when we must, pray for the humility and the faith to repent.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“Tragedy, loss, and hurt often arrive unanticipated. How we react when we are surprised will tell our families whether what we have taught and testified lies deep in our hearts.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“Suffering makes me hungry. Suffering allows me to put some hurt in my opponent. It’s a good thing.”

― Henry Cejudo

“Anticompetitive practices hurt Chinese private firms nearly as much as foreign ones.”

― Henry Paulson

“He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held to his middle-aged breast.”

― Herbert Gold

“I am suspending my presidential campaign, because of the continued distractions, the continued hurt caused on me and my family, not because we are not fighters. Not because I’m not a fighter.”

― Herman Cain

“I am hurt that some people criticise very harshly without even realising the hardships which we go through.”

― Hima Das

“I am neither hurt nor disturbed by the occasional backbiting and criticism from my colleagues. By and large, the music industry has been very supportive.”

― Himesh Reshammiya

“Part of being an artist is being willing to be shocked, being willing to be surprised, being willing to be hurt.”

― Holly Near

“I hope I never do anything to hurt baseball.”

― Home Run Baker

“The wrong Democratic reaction to a stupid Republican utterance is to play hurt.”

― Hooman Majd

“No one wants to lose, period. It should hurt, it should sting, and you don’t want to feel that feeling again.”

― Hope Solo

“If I could, I’d sing old French songs or American folk music, but I sure as hell can’t do it as well as Mississippi John Hurt – no way in hell am I getting near that!”

― Hozier

“For me to want to play the trumpet was a very, very odd thing for my clan as a whole. One of my uncles was a high school principal, and he referred to my trumpet as a bugle, which really hurt me.”

― Hugh Masekela

“I’m loyal to a fault – even though I’ve been to hell and back with Vince McMahon, I would never to do anything to hurt him. But it’s also survival of the fittest out there.”

― Hulk Hogan

“There is some big thing about the world that produced all these people willing to kill themselves just to hurt us. On 9/11 we learned we’re part of that world, in the same completely crazy, drastic and arbitrary ways it hits other countries.”

― Ian Lustick

“I’m mad, they say. I am temperamental and dizzy and disagreeable. Well, let them talk. I can take it. Only one person can hurt me. Her name is Ida Lupino.”

― Ida Lupino

“A lot of times, when parents overdiscipline their children, especially when they’re queer, their intention isn’t to hurt them. They think they’re saving their children from harm. But they don’t realize that they’re causing harm, that they’re doing to their kids exactly what they’re afraid of the world doing to them.”

― Indya Moore

“Words outlive people, institutions, civilizations. Words spur images, associations, memories, inspirations and synapse pulsations. Words send off physical resonations of thought into the nethersphere. Words hurt, soothe, inspire, demean, demand, incite, pacify, teach, romance, pervert, unite, divide. Words be powerful.”

― Inga Muscio

“Writing is like a contact sport, like football. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it.”

― Irwin Shaw

“Although Dorothy in Blue Velvet was humiliated and hurt by men, basically I could react to how she felt.”

― Isabella Rossellini

“Pain is pain, hurt is hurt, fear is fear, anger is anger, and it has no color.”

― Iyanla Vanzant

“Why can’t women get along? Because we’re afraid. We’re afraid to be vulnerable. We’re afraid to be soft. We’re afraid to be hurt. But most of all, we’re afraid of our power. So we become controlling and aggressive and vicious.”

― Iyanla Vanzant

“Let’s remember that Bruce Rauner has every interest in getting stories out there that hurt Democrats.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“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

“It doesn’t ‘hurt’ me, hearing criticism from ex-players. It probably disappoints me a little bit more.”

― Jack Wilshere

“I want Arsenal to want me. If they didn’t want me, it would hurt.”

― Jack Wilshere

“We learn martial arts as helping weakness. You never fight for people to get hurt. You’re always helping people.”

― Jackie Chan

“Of course I get hurt.”

― Jackie Chan

“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

“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

“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

“Know this, if someone has cheated on you who truly loves you, they have hurt themselves as much as they have hurt you.”

― Jada Pinkett Smith

“There was one time I wrestled two boys and I beat them both! They weighed a lot less than I did and I think they didn’t want to hurt a girl, so I don’t know if I really won – I’d like to think I did.”

― Jaimie Alexander

“I’m never trying to hurt or hit anybody.”

― Jake Arrieta

“Boxing never hurt me at all.”

― Jake LaMotta

“I hypnotized myself so in my subconscious, I believed I couldn’t get hurt. And I don’t mean ‘believe’ – I mean believe believe believe.”

― Jake LaMotta

“I conditioned myself many years ago that nobody could hurt me.”

― Jake LaMotta

“I was able to convince my body that I could take it and nobody could hurt me. I might’ve gotten cut, stitches over my eyes. Broken nose. Broken hands. But I never really got hurt.”

― Jake LaMotta

“My nose was broken six times, my hands six times, a few fractured ribs. Fifty stitches over my eyes. But the only place I got hurt was out of the ring.”

― Jake LaMotta

“People get in auto accidents, they’re paralyzed for life. I got hurt worse getting married.”

― Jake LaMotta

“Even when I was hurt, I was always the aggressor, no matter what.”

― Jake LaMotta

“I’m not here to hurt anyone or harm anyone.”

― Jake Paul

“Ross Noble at the Leicester De Montfort Hall on his Randomist tour – it’s the only time I’ve hurt from laughing at a standup comedian.”

― James Acaster

“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

“Cybercrime is becoming everything in crime. Again, because people have connected their entire lives to the Internet, that’s where those who want to steal money or hurt kids or defraud go. So it’s an epidemic for reasons that make sense.”

― James Comey

“If we can find forgiveness in our hearts for those who have caused us hurt and injury, we will rise to a higher level of self-esteem and well-being.”

― James E. Faust

“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

“The funny thing is, I’ve never really hurt myself in an action movie. I’ve done ‘Wanted,’ ‘X-Men,’ ‘Welcome To The Punch,’ even ‘Trance’ to a certain extent has little bits of action and stuff, but I’ve never really hurt myself at all – not even like a sprained ankle.”

― James McAvoy

“I don’t know a single person who doesn’t regret the things that they did to hurt their parents, or the things they didn’t say to them.”

― James Nesbitt

“Not many people remember this, but in the first ‘Death Wish’ film, Charles Bronson doesn’t actually go after the people that hurt his family: he just goes after every punk. He just blows them all away.”

― James Wan

“Even the roughest character, underneath all that hurt, is someone who wants to love and be loved.”

― Jan Karon

“When you can’t remember why you’re hurt, that’s when you’re healed.”

― Jane Fonda

“I’ve done four videos for older people under my new brand, Prime Time, and the missing link was yoga. I’m aiming it for older people – people who have never worked out or who are recovering from a surgery and have to start slow. It’s easy, you can’t get hurt, it’s very doable, and I’ve done it in ten-minute segments.”

― Jane Fonda

“People can have rhinoceros skin, but there’s a point when something’s going to hurt you.”

― Janet Jackson

“People will still love and hurt and yearn.”

― Janet McTeer

“I think, generally, the creative process is hurt if you’re thinking about the end as opposed to focusing on day-to-day decisions.”

― Jason Blum

“I have always been a martial arts fighter; it goes to back when I was eighteen. I was competing on the circuit, but when you’re performing, you tend to pull punches because you don’t want to hurt anyone.”

― Jason David Frank

“Rest is huge because if you’re sleep-deprived, that can definitely run into the mental side of the game and can definitely hurt your game if you’re playing tournament golf.”

― Jason Day

“My biggest fear had always been getting hurt, and not being able to leave the game as a player on my own terms.”

― Jason Kidd

“When you love somebody, you gotta be honest with them even if it’ll hurt them.”

― Jay Ellis

“I’m not a believer in ‘what you don’t know won’t hurt you,’ unless it’s innocent.”

― Jay Ellis

“Major league baseball has asked its players to stop tossing baseballs into the stands during games, because they say fans fight over them and they get hurt. In fact, the Florida Marlins said that’s why they never hit any home runs. It’s a safety issue.”

― Jay Leno

“So many transgender people in the community are being covered with this umbrella of misconception that we are going to hurt someone. But we are not trying to hurt anyone.”

― Jazz Jennings

“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

“Listen, I wish economic growth only went in one direction. It doesn’t. There are economic downturns. They’re painful, they’re harmful, and they hurt families.”

― Jeb Hensarling

“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

“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

“Overspending is as certain a part of the holiday season as overeating. But pushing away from both the table and the cash register at least a little bit sooner can make the post-holiday hangover hurt a little bit less.”

― Jeffrey Kluger

“Having your book edited is like watching your cat being operated on. It’s uncomfortable and someone is probably going to get hurt. Most likely the cat. But in the end, things work out for the best and your cat is better it. And then your cat gets released in hardcover, and you have to read all of his reviews.”

― Jenny Lawson

“Not sure if that will benefit me or hurt me, but I know I have the skills and am ready to play in the NBA regardless of my ethnicity.”

― Jeremy Lin

“When I was onstage doing the work, adrenaline killed the pain because I never hurt in front of an audience.”

― Jerry Lewis

“I’ve always known I was good, but if other people dont think so, it can hurt your confidence.”

― Jerry Van Dyke

“It’s difficult for me to imagine a circumstance in which you’re disguising your origins in which someone doesn’t get hurt.”

― Jess Row

“I’ve done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.”

― Jessamyn West

“It was never my intention to hurt people’s feelings.”

― Jesse Watters

“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

“I kept quiet for eight years. I did not want to hurt the church.”

― Jessica Hahn

“Many times, people who are self-involved or bullies, it stems from a place of hurt and insecurity within oneself.”

― Jessica Rothe

“It’s become impossible to enjoy most quality television shows because the hurt or endangered women device is so frequently used.”

― Jessica Valenti

“No one would bring their horse into a studio, because they don’t want to bring their prized animals into an environment where they wouldn’t be comfortable or where they might panic and hurt themselves.”

― Jill Greenberg

“Sometimes I felt as a writer I was purging, and it almost hurt to purge to that level. Now it doesn’t feel that way, maybe because I’m older. Maybe life has given me some punches, but it didn’t knock me down.”

― Jill Scott

“I feel like God has forgiven me of so much, that I will forgive everyone who has hurt us.”

― Jim Bakker

“In Washington, Senator Paul has put his own ambition ahead of Kentuckians and is behind policies that would hurt Kentucky families.”

― Jim Gray

“When I hear anything derogatory towards the Raiders, I am definitely hurt.”

― Jim Otto

“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

“It kind of sounds pretentious, but a film I find deeply romantic is ‘Buffalo ’66,’ which is a film by Vincent Gallo. It’s about how you break down all those barriers and expose yourself and open yourself up to ultimately being hurt.”

― Jim Sturgess

“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

“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

“I didn’t get hurt in the contest. I hurt it the next day.”

― Jimmy Piersall

“I definitely feel, when I’m wearing the costume, that I could scare people and hurt them.”

― Joan Severance

“I think failing the qualifying or the 11-plus actually hurt me more than I realised. After I’d become a professor of physics at the Open University, I suddenly thought, ‘This is a bit silly.’ So I suddenly became much more open about it. But I think probably I was hurt by the failure and didn’t want to talk about it.”

― Jocelyn Bell Burnell

“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

“But hey, controversy – well, it hasn’t hurt me in 50 years.”

― Joe Arpaio

“The Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent access to the legal system for those who are hurt.”

― Joe Baca

“A gaffe in Washington is someone telling the truth, and telling the truth has never hurt me.”

― Joe Biden

“It used to hurt me when people said I was hiding in Wales.”

― Joe Calzaghe

“When I go into the ring, I don’t hate opponents, and I certainly don’t want to hurt them.”

― Joe Calzaghe

“I want to hit him, step away and watch him hurt. I want his heart.”

― Joe Frazier

“I never had a desire to hurt anybody. I have at certain times had violent urges, but I don’t think I ever have hurt anybody. Tried to a couple times, but I don’t think I have. Yeah, guess I have. In high school. I was dirty then. Kick ’em. I might not’ve hurt ’em, though, they might’ve just been afraid of me.”

― Joe Greene

“Certain things will always hurt: rejection, or loss.”

― Joe Keery

“After I hurt the knee, football wasn’t nearly as much fun. I was limited. But you make do with what you have. I adjusted some. I was lucky to play as long as I did, with the different kinds of injuries I got. I played with two severed hamstring muscles in my leg late in my career. I could barely run, other than to drop back to pass.”

― Joe Namath

“I believe in letting a guy live the way he wants to if he doesn’t hurt anyone.”

― Joe Namath

“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

“Publicity is like poison; it doesn’t hurt unless you swallow it.”

― Joe Paterno

“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

“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

“I can understand the fact you don’t want the ball slipping out of a pitcher’s hand because someone can get hurt.”

― Joe Torre

“I’ve hurt people unnecessarily when it was about my own insecurities. But you have to make those mistakes to become a better person.”

― Joel Kinnaman

“I think I’m a boxer, but then when I get hurt, I’ll start scrapping.”

― Joel Kinnaman

“I’m not executing my pitches. I’m not commanding my fastball, and I get behind in the count. When I try to throw strikes, I’m getting hurt. That’s not the way I pitch.”

― Johan Santana

“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

“I know from my own clinical work that when people are beaten and hurt, they numb out so that they can’t feel anymore.”

― John Bradshaw

“When my job isn’t performing in a WWE ring, my job is to get back performing in that ring. When I’m hurt, all I have to do all day is get strong and get better. I’m a very dedicated physical therapy patient, and that helps a lot.”

― John Cena

“I actually got hurt in a steel factory in 1985 and so that changed my life. I went to a junior college and that’s where I discovered acting.”

― John Corbett

“It doesn’t hurt to show some empathy.”

― John Cornyn

“Repealing the estate tax won’t create jobs, it won’t boost GDP, and it won’t add efficiency to the market. Instead, repealing the estate tax will simply add to the debt, hurt our ability to build a stronger economy and worsen economic inequality.”

― John Delaney

“A lack of reform – particularly in international tax – has hurt our ability to compete in a global economy by keeping U.S. corporate cash overseas and reducing domestic investment, slowing economic growth.”

― John Delaney

“Politicians have done some grim things in pursuit of the office. President Franklin Roosevelt was a philanderer; nevertheless, he pushed aides to use his opponent Wendell Wilkie’s affairs to hurt him. He even tutored aides on how to spread rumors without getting caught.”

― John Dickerson

“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

“Real change is always violent, but it may hurt a lot less than what’s in place before the violence occurs.”

― John Edgar Wideman

“When a woman forsakes her vulnerability because she’s been hurt or because she lives in a dangerous world or doesn’t want to be used, she loses something essential about being a woman.”

― John Eldredge

“I feel uncomfortable when I think about my father listening to my records, because I don’t want to hurt him.”

― John Grant

“Our ships, God be thanked, have received little hurt.”

― John Hawkins

“Since Day 1 of his candidacy, Donald Trump has divided our country and threatened our democracy, attacked the middle class and alienated our allies. Under his administration, real people are being hurt.”

― John Hickenlooper

“When you start forcing things, that’s when you get hurt.”

― John John Florence

“There’s a risk to everything you do. You can take off on a one-foot wave and get hurt; you can take off on a ten-foot wave and get hurt. You just don’t think about it at all. You just go for it. When you kick out of a really big wave, it feels pretty damn good. You want to do it again.”

― John John Florence

“When I got hurt – I broke my back in a match in London, England – I had to retire and became just a commentator.”

― John Layfield

“I’ve turned arrogance into an artform, where it’s so absurd that it becomes comedy. But I’ve never done anything to hurt anybody or steal from anyone.”

― John Lydon

“The truth is sometimes a hard pill to swallow. It sometimes causes us difficulties at home and abroad. It is sometimes used by our enemies in attempts to hurt us. But the American people are entitled to it, nonetheless.”

― John McCain

“If you yell at your box, I’m not really sure it’s something where it should be a penalty. It seems like you hurt yourself.”

― John McEnroe

“Indians walk softly and hurt the landscape hardly more than the birds and squirrels, and their brush and bark huts last hardly longer than those of wood rats, while their more enduring monuments, excepting those wrought on the forests by the fires they made to improve their hunting grounds, vanish in a few centuries.”

― John Muir

“There are so many low points with stand-up. You are perpetually humiliated, so it doesn’t really matter anymore. I don’t have any dignity left to lose. An audience can’t hurt you anymore when you’ve been completely dismantled.”

― John Oliver

“We all want to feel spiritually vigorous, and we hurt when we don’t. This pain is intensified for people who lead church ministries.”

― John Ortberg

“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

“Once you’ve got a child to the point that they’ve discovered books, they’re safe. There’s a world of the imagination that when they’re hurt or upset, they can move into, and it is wonderful.”

― John Rhys-Davies

“NFL leadership has hurt Papa John’s shareholders.”

― John Schnatter

“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

“I think everybody should have the attitude that you can’t allow yourself to be hurt. You avoid a lot just with that attitude.”

― John Stockton

“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.”

― Johnny Carson

“My mom was a rescue veterinarian, and I grew up helping her nurse injured animals back to health. Any deer hit by a car, fox caught in a trap, whatever it was that got hurt, everyone brought them to my mom.”

― Johnny Iuzzini

“Everyone gets hurt, but I’ve probably had the most injuries.”

― Johnny Knoxville

“It’s a real primal thing, watching someone get hurt. It’s funny and accessible.”

― Johnny Knoxville

“It’s unfortunate when kids get hurt, but I wish parents would monitor what their kids are doing and watching. It’s common sense, really.”

― Johnny Knoxville

“In a fight, you got to know that there’s a strong chance you’re going to get hurt. But at the same time, you know, most of the injuries you sustain in fighting are not career-ending injuries.”

― Jon Jones

“Have you ever seen the video of the kid with the Spider-Man pinata? He just sets the stick down, walks over, and gives the Spider-Man pinata a hug. He doesn’t want to hurt his Spider-Man. He loves him! And I think that’s a universal feeling towards Spider-Man. You just can’t help but love him.”

― Jon Watts

“Mostly I have to try to censor myself so as not to write things that will hurt other people, or that will go too far.”

― Jonathan Ames

“The don’t-ask-don’t-tell approach to plot and character that ‘The Hurt Locker’ relies on to set itself in motion doesn’t offend me politically. It offends me as a storyteller.”

― Jonathan Dee

“I know, especially in my family, people’s feelings get hurt over the tiniest things. I’m sure that’s true in every family. But, for instance, one year, I came a little bit late to Thanksgiving, and I was supposed to bring a salad. And I just brought a bag of lettuce, and put it in a bowl. Five years later, I heard that my mom was incensed.”

― Jonathan Krisel

“One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.”

― Jonathan Swift

“I never set out to intentionally hurt any player and never enticed any teammate to intentionally hurt another player. I also never put any money into a bounty pool or helped to create a bounty pool intended to pay out money for injuring other players.”

― Jonathan Vilma

“As wrestlers, we’re not trying to hurt or damage physically our opponent. All we’re trying to do is score points and get our hands raised, so I think that’s where we differ from the UFC, but I think that also the way in which we could address each other could be cool from a competitive spirit.”

― Jordan Burroughs

“Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.”

― Jose Ortega y Gasset

“Every man who gets in that ring has the ability to hurt you.”

― Joseph Parker

“Having watched the Botha fight, I wanted to get him out of there, but I didn’t really want to hurt him as bad.”

― Joseph Parker

“Negative interest rates hurt banks’ balance sheets, with the ‘wealth effect’ on banks overwhelming the small increase in incentives to lend.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“Everybody was trying to put me in action movies and heroic roles, and I wanted to find more complex things. They just didn’t suit my taste, so I thought, ‘OK, I have to be brave enough to say no.’ And for a while, that hurt me immeasurably in the Hollywood world.”

― Josh Hartnett

“Gratuitous fat jokes always hurt, no matter what.”

― Josh Peck

“If you see someone being hurt, if you see someone being harmed, and if you see someone that’s not in a safe position, you need to definitely say something.”

― Josie Totah

“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

“Like most people, I can be very easily hurt.”

― Joyce Carol Oates

“A lot of times, people feel that if they forgive the person who hurt them, then they will continue to take advantage of them or not take responsibility for what they did wrong.”

― Joyce Meyer

“Protectionism is something that will hurt everybody, but especially the United States.”

― Juan Manuel Santos

“In 2008, when the real estate market blew up, it principally hurt older people who saw the value of their houses go down, along with their pension plans.”

― Juan Williams

“And some people, you’ve got to lock up. If you don’t, they’re going to hurt you.”

― Judge Mills Lane

“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

“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

“It doesn’t hurt to hear talk about the Spain national team.”

― Julen Lopetegui

“Actors think they’re far more important than they are, and that can only lead to hurt. People with colossal self-importance have very far to fall.”

― Julia Sawalha

“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

“I realized that I get pleasure when I’m told, ‘Don’t listen to the haters; they’re losers in their moms’ basements.’ I imagine these ‘losers’ and feel better about myself. Their insults hurt less if I label them ‘pathetic.’ I diminish their value in order to protect mine. I noticed that I’m quick to make a joke at someone else’s expense.”

― Julie Plec

“I’ve taken a personal trainer once a week because I’m dreadful. I don’t exercise; I don’t walk about an awful lot because my feet hurt, so I thought it was a good idea. It makes you move bits you otherwise might not.”

― June Whitfield

“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

“I understand aggressiveness in only one way: being prepared to hurt yourself, not someone else.”

― Jurgen Klopp

“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

“’Smallville’ was one of those things where we worked a lot of nights, and there were a lot of physical scenes. I was hurt a lot, but I loved it! The ‘Revenge’ cast was also one of the greatest, most gracious casts I’ve ever been a part of.”

― Justin Hartley

“Say what you want about superhero movies and how much they make and how much they hurt other movies. I don’t buy any of it. I just think they’re so good.”

― Justin Theroux

“A little makeover never hurt nobody.”

― Justin Tranter

“There’s a difference between playing hurt and playing injured.”

― Justin Tuck

“I knew that things were going to hurt. I knew that things weren’t always going to be perfect. But I could trust that I could make it through it.”

― Kaetlyn Osmond

“What fixes your spirit when Ferguson happens? When Trayvon Martin and those kind of things happen, they hurt your spirit; it hurts your heart and your soul. You need something to fix it.”

― Kamasi Washington

“I kept my circle small. I had my friends that I knew wouldn’t do anything to hurt me, and I would also stand up for them, and those are still my friends today.”

― Kane Brown

“I get hurt when people talk bad about me because I’m not that person that will hurt anybody.”

― Kane Brown

“I was playing college football, and I hurt my knee very badly my senior year, and I didn’t want to get a real job.”

― Kane

“The great thing about libertarianism is it really is the American dream: It’s the ability of everybody to live their life and build their life according to what they want, so long as they don’t hurt anybody else.”

― Kane

“People have me pinned as a shark or a predator in some way, and in no way am I that. I wouldn’t want to hurt anyone. I want to defend people. I want to help people.”

― Kanye West

“’Newsies’ is definitely aerobic! The boys have to do a lot more than I do in the show, but for ‘King of New York,’ the big Act Two tap number, I have to be warmed up or I will hurt myself.”

― Kara Lindsay

“Homophobia, racism, and sexism are all rooted in the same oppression that causes a group of people to internalize the oppression they’ve experienced and then continue the cycle of abuse. Simply put, hurt people hurt people.”

― Karamo Brown

“I am flirtatious by nature, but I have never hurt anyone.”

― Karan Singh Grover

“The Tea Party movement is a wide and diverse group. It will hurt the Republican Party if some elements of the Tea Party decide to become third party advocates because it will split the conservative vote.”

― Karl Rove

“School was a very cruel environment, and I was a loner. But I learnt to get hurt, and I learnt to cope with it.”

― Kate Bush

“There are some things that, if you say them out loud, will hurt the other person’s feelings. I tend to say them anyway. It’s better to be honest.”

― Katherine Heigl

“I would never want to hurt anyone by writing a book.”

― Kathie Lee Gifford

“As you move through the application process, keep refining the way you present yourself. Like any skill, you’ll only get better with practice, and you’ll only hurt yourself if you get discouraged too early. This is one race that’s definitely a marathon, not a sprint.”

― Kathryn Minshew

“I think it’s really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.”

― Kathy Acker

“I grew up playing with kids from Hurt Village, playing with kids from other housing projects, Lamar Terrace, because my grandmother lived in that particular area. So, I always wondered how I would have turned out if I would have lived in that particular given circumstance.”

― Katori Hall

“’Hurt Village’ is based on a real housing project in Memphis, about three minutes away from the Lorraine Hotel where Dr. King was assassinated, so in my work I’m focusing on a very specific area in Memphis. I see ‘Hurt Village’ as a natural extension of ‘The Mountaintop.’”

― Katori Hall

“I do what I’m allowed, but I gladly let the professional – and often incredibly talented – stunt team to do their jobs. Even with all their training, they still get hurt.”

― Keahu Kahuanui

“It can’t hurt, publicity is publicity, controversy and all that, it’s all good.”

― Keith David

“Everything I was feeling, all the hurt and the pain and the emotion I was going through, I put into my music.”

― Keith Sweat

“A cheaper British currency could be a crisis if its swift move provoked a broader financial crisis, which it has not, or if it triggered massive inflation. For now, cheaper sterling will hurt some British households and enterprises while being a boon for others.”

― Kelly Evans

“A few losses won’t hurt anybody.”

― Kemba Walker

“People go fishing and hunting and playing basketball and hiking and skydiving and all kinds of things that can hurt you seriously, and they don’t have to stop doing that when they get older.”

― Ken Shamrock

“Everything we do in general, there’s gonna be a percentage of risk. Me, making my entrance to the ring, there’s actually a percentage of risk I’m going to trip and fall and hurt myself. Me, getting up on the apron, there’s a percentage of risk.”

― Kenny Omega

“I still believe a little bit that changing gender roles have hurt relationships.”

― Kenya Barris

“It’s OK to get your feelings hurt.”

― Kevin Abstract

“The Affordable Care Act has hurt more people that it’s helped.”

― Kevin Brady

“As Christians, we worship a victimized Lord. We should expect to suffer and should have particular compassion on those who hurt emotionally and physically. But we do not resemble the Suffering Servant when we take pains to show off our suffering.”

― Kevin DeYoung

“We live in an emotionally fragile culture. We are in touch with every hurt past, present, and perceived. We are the walking wounded, and we want everyone to know.”

― Kevin DeYoung

“The simple truth is that the implementation of Obamacare has hurt Americans and their health care more than it has helped.”

― Kevin McCarthy

“Don’t ever, ever devalue your product. Ever. It’s the worst thing anyone can do to hurt your brand.”

― Kevin Plank

“I think celebrity endorsements hurt politicians.”

― Kid Rock

“To be honest, I’m more of a sneaker person. My legs hurt if I wear heels for too long.”

― Kiesza

“I had to fight with myself not to hurt people, some serious mental wars.”

― Kimbo Slice

“I’d like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn’t matter, but it doesn’t hurt.”

― Kirsten Dunst

“I always find the worst lies are told in relationships – I learned to never lie about your happiness in order to save someone’s feelings from being hurt.”

― Kirsten Prout

“Not missing games, miss one game due to injury in my career, and that even hurt me to miss that game, but I just love to get out there and compete, both ends of the ball, and I don’t think I’m afraid to take the big shot. If I’m 2-for-15, I’m not afraid to take that shot, make it 3-for-16.”

― Klay Thompson

“Buddhist mindfulness is about the present, but I also think it’s about being real. Being awake to everything. Feeling like nothing can hurt you if you can look it straight on.”

― Krista Tippett

“I moved around so much when I was younger that I sort of had to have this type of exterior; you know, I was afraid of getting hurt.”

― Kristin Cavallari

“A nice pair of Jimmy Choos never hurt anyone.”

― Kristin Chenoweth

“For my character, I mostly shot in the jungles and also did stunts and fight sequences on the harness. At the end of the day, I used to be hurt and bruised, but I completely enjoyed doing all these.”

― Krystle D’Souza

“The most fascinating powers don’t mean a thing if the guy’s poorly motivated or dull, and the most generic powers won’t hurt a well-motivated character. Personality and motivation are what make Magneto, Magneto and not Cosmic Boy. The powers work for him, but it’s his motivation that makes him the character he is.”

― Kurt Busiek

“Training is very tough. I probably hurt and get out of breath more in training because in matches, you can hit an ace, then have 25 seconds off. In training, you’re doing drills constantly.”

― Kyle Edmund

“Off-seasons hurt when you lose the last game.”

― Kyle Korver

“Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that’s not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.”

― Lance Armstrong

“When people use their hurt and make a triumph in their song, that helps other people.”

― La’Porsha Renae

“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

“I realize now I didn’t really want to die. I just wanted to stop the hurt and pain.”

― LaToya Jackson

“On the Day of Atonement, Jews are commanded to seek forgiveness from the people we have hurt.”

― Laura Schlessinger

“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

“If people are really hateful and disgusting in the way they treat other people, that probably came from a hurt place – but then, when does it stop? When does this spiral end? Sometimes you can get pretty melancholic about that.”

― Lauren Mayberry

“Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.”

― Lawrence G. Lovasik

“I never, ever in my heart want to hurt anyone.”

― LeAnn Rimes

“I don’t earn my money from trying to hurt people or get in the tabloids.”

― LeAnn Rimes

“I’ve never been crazy. I’m a very good girl, to be honest. I don’t do anything to hurt anybody.”

― Leighton Meester

“Forgive those who have hurt you.”

― Les Brown

“I don’t want to go out there and jeopardize myself getting hurt in camp.”

― Le’Veon Bell

“No one really forgives unless he has been hurt.”

― Lewis B. Smedes

“Please don’t throw phones. They hurt. And we sell them on eBay.”

― Liam Payne

“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

“What’s wrong is wrong, and that’s absolutely acceptable, and I understand that people get hurt by things that people say that are hurtful, and we should be able to say that when someone says something that hurts us, that it hurts us.”

― Linda Sarsour

“She didn’t want to disrupt her family. She didn’t want to lose her family; she didn’t want to hurt her children. She struggled. It was a lifelong struggle for her, being in Bruce Jenner’s body.”

― Linda Thompson

“The intelligence community gets hurt through sequestration.”

― Lindsey Graham

“It’s important to be gentle about my routines. I’ve learned that the hard way. When I’m really stressed out, I can take it out on my body and hurt myself. Sometimes I need to be as loving and soft with myself as possible. I’ve had to learn how to pay attention. It’s a kind of mind-set.”

― Lisa Edelstein

“This is not Tolstoy. I don’t want to know what critics and professors think of what I’m writing. It might hurt my feelings.”

― Lisa Kleypas

“I think all women have a friend who at some point dumped them or betrayed them or deeply disappointed them. And at the same time all women have a friend who they dumped or betrayed or hurt in some way. That’s universal in women’s friendships.”

― Lisa See

“I had the drink after I fell out of bed. It hurt.”

― Liza Minnelli

“Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt.”

― Lizzie Andrew Borden

“I hurt my left knee playing left tackle. I had surgery on my right knee.”

― Logan Mankins

“If you’re right, than be right. There’s no need to hurt others.”

― Logic

“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

“Toni Kroos leaving the German national team would hurt me very much.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“When Messi has the ball centrally, with time, he has so many options to hurt you.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“A household name is like ketchup. Everybody wants ketchup. Ketchup doesn’t hurt anybody.”

― Louis C. K.

“We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.”

― Louis Nizer

“If I fell down and hurt myself, I never cried. There was no one to hear me.”

― Louise Fletcher

“I think after being kicked and slapped on social media a billion times, I had this one time. This lady said I was a deplorable human being, and that hurt.”

― Louise Linton

“If you feel uncomfortable about something, just because you’re in the public eye, it doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt when people say things.”

― Louise Nurding

“Our girls have learned that sweat is sexy, brawn is beautiful and a little dirt never hurt anyone.”

― Louise Slaughter

“I studied Paul Simon’s ‘Slip Slidin’ Away’ and ‘Still Crazy After All These Years.’ I wanted to explore adult themes, portraying the hurt that’s in even a good relationship.”

― LP

“If you talk to anyone who’s done a stair fall, there’s not one stair fall, no matter how many pads you have on or how protected you are, where you don’t hurt something really bad.”

― Lucas Till

“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“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

“I’m not going to another club to hurt Liverpool.”

― Luis Suarez

“People ask, ‘How can you let a defeat hurt you so much?’ But it comes back to the effort you have put into your career as a youngster.”

― Luis Suarez

“After my 10-match ban in 2013 for biting Branislav Ivanovic, I had questioned the double standards and how the fact that no one actually gets hurt is never taken into consideration.”

― Luis Suarez

“We have a failing Medicaid system, and you know who that’s going to hurt in the end are the most vulnerable in people in our society.”

― Luther Strange

“I don’t like to hurt people’s feelings, and I don’t like to knock other writers as a matter of principle.”

― Lydia Davis

“When revising, consider whether you have written anything that will hurt or offend a member of your immediate family. If the answer is no, go back and add something.”

― Lynn Coady

“I have fought my brother some times before. We got hurt sometimes, needed stitches, but it was normal after the fights. We always had a positive rivalry that pushed both of us to our best.”

― Lyoto Machida

“I have not intended to denigrate or hurt the beliefs of anyone through my art.”

― M. F. Husain

“We rarely grow when we’re happy, we grow when we hurt.”

― Maggie Q

“I don’t know how people box for a living. I don’t know how they can just hurt people for a living and be OK with it.”

― Maggie Q

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.”

― Mahavira

“Family are the people that can hurt you the most.”

― Mahershala Ali

“When I read my interviews, I feel, is it me? I constantly wonder if someone will get hurt if I say this or that. It is unfortunate that I am scared to say what I feel.”

― Mahira Khan

“I am very emotional, and I get really upset when any of my films flop. I also get hurt over silly things. That is the way I am; I can’t help it.”

― Mammootty

“Cutting the fiscal deficit is not popular. That is the experience of all governments in all countries. Expenditure cuts hurt certain vested interests, and they don’t like it.”

― Manmohan Singh

“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

“The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves.”

― Maria Edgeworth

“It’s better to use a curse word than to hurt somebody else, I find.”

― Marilyn Manson

“I don’t think I have ever tried to create things to encourage people to hurt others, or themselves.”

― Marilyn Manson

“There’s nothing that anyone could say about me that would hurt my feelings.”

― Marilyn Manson

“Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.”

― Marilyn Monroe

“All my stepchildren carried the burden of my fame. Sometimes they would read terrible things about me, and I’d worry about whether it would hurt them. I would tell them: ‘Don’t hide these things from me. I’d rather you ask me these things straight out, and I’ll answer all your questions.’”

― Marilyn Monroe

“When you start thinking you may get hurt, it’s time to get out of racing.”

― Mario Andretti

“I’m 300 pounds. If I fall on anybody, it’s going to hurt.”

― Mario Williams

“I could never gamble on stocks and shares because I saw my father get hurt that way – he lost quite a lot of money when the stock market collapsed in 2001.”

― Mark Billingham

“I’d read one too many crime novels where the victim was just a name: body number one, dead woman number 12. I understood fear, and I wanted to create characters who made readers say, ‘Please, don’t hurt this guy.’ That’s the key to suspense. It’s easy to disgust a reader. It’s much harder to make them care.”

― Mark Billingham

“I have heard it said that the measure of a civilization is how it treats those who have hurt it. I think a further measure is how it treats those who deeply disappoint it.”

― Mark Goulston

“I’d knock people over and bruise their pride, but I never went out to hurt people. That is not acceptable, and I don’t want to see it in my team.”

― Mark Hughes

“The problem to me is violence. It’s not cool to kill somebody or hurt people.”

― Mark Ruffalo

“I just banged it a little bit on a helmet. And you know, if you get your throwing motion and momentum going at a helmet it makes it hurt a little more and it freaks everybody out because it’s your throwing shoulder, but honestly, it feels great.”

― Mark Sanchez

“Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.”

― Mark Twain

“I played college soccer before I was hurt, and just to be able to jump back into something that you could be so competitive at or you can achieve, to get to the Paralympics, that’s the first really big achievement that you can have. It’s the second biggest sporting event in the world. To be a part of it and to get a medal for that, it’s unreal.”

― Mark Zupan

“I’m not scared of getting hurt. I’m not scared of, pretty much, anything. If you live your life scared, what’s the fun in living it? If you were scared of getting hit by a car, would you still cross the street?”

― Mark Zupan

“I am not a person who wants to hurt people.”

― Marko Arnautovic

“My personal life was fair game. And that’s what hurt me.”

― Marla Maples

“I always look at these superhero films, and I see people hurdling towards at a hundred miles per hour, and then they get up, shake their head, and charge back at a hundred miles per hour. Nobody seems to really get injured or hurt. I don’t find any threat in that. There is no tension in that whatsoever.”

― Martin Campbell

“If there’s age discrimination – and there may be – I’ve always felt that the person who discriminates is hurt more than the person being discriminated against, if the second person shucks it off and moves forward.”

― Marv Levy

“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

“When you’re wearing pointe shoes, honestly, they hurt – a lot – every day.”

― Mary Helen Bowers

“Two hurt people can not help each other. They can not.”

― Mary J. Blige

“There is so much shame and guilt in our society, and I think it has deprived a lot of people from living fully. We are all facing battles… We’ve all had someone who has hurt us. So let’s talk about it.”

― Mary Lambert

“Words are really powerful. I don’t believe that axiom at all – words can absolutely hurt you. Words can wound. They can do a lot of damage. I think they can do way more damage than sticks and stones. I’ll take sticks and stones.”

― Mary-Louise Parker

“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

“Nowadays, all actors talk about is what they don’t eat and what kind of juicers they’ve got. That wouldn’t have been a conversation John Hurt would have had with Tom Baker.”

― Matt Berry

“Things like, when a total stranger says, ‘I want you to record something for my forthcoming wedding,’ that can be a bit tiresome. But it’s a high-class problem. It doesn’t hurt my feelings.”

― Matt Berry

“Every night you go out there, you get hurt. It’s really the easiest way to say it. People can describe wrestling however they want to, but your body is flesh and bone, and it’s not meant to be slammed on wood and steel.”

― Matt Hardy

“That’s just never been me – ‘Oh, this is hurt; that’s why I’m playing like this.’ That’s just not the type of person I am.”

― Matt Kemp

“I never got used to getting hurt and watching games on the bench. So, it’s a little frustrating for me to sit there and watch my guys go out there and play every day.”

― Matt Kemp

“Lesnar is a bully. I’d hurt him and show him that he couldn’t hurt me. That doesn’t sound too technical, but in a fight with Brock Lesnar, you need to go after him.”

― Matt Riddle

“In pro wrestling, if somebody throws a move, it’s my job not to get hurt but also to sell the move and make it look like I’m dying.”

― Matt Riddle

“Eviction comes with a record. Just like a criminal record can hurt you in the jobs market, eviction can hurt you in the housing market. A lot of landlords turn folks away who have an eviction, and a lot of public housing authorities do the same.”

― Matthew Desmond

“We have this fascination that more is better, and we – what we learned was more isn’t better ; that more care can actually hurt you. That fascination with the quick fix is often hurting us. One-third of health-care spending doesn’t even improve health care.”

― Matthew Heineman

“Cameras aren’t guns. They can’t really hurt you.”

― Matthew McConaughey

“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

“To deaden yourself against any hurt is to deaden yourself also against the hurt of others.”

― Max Lerner

“I’m pretty sensitive. My feelings get hurt a lot easier than people think, but I try take it all with grain of salt. For a relationship, I want someone who is really secure, confident and fulfilled, not tripping with what I do.”

― Maxwell

“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

“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

“Not wearing hijab has seriously, seriously hurt my career. Mass media wants to see a woman in a veil. But I think it helps me because it makes it easier for my audience to relate to me. I’m not the scary ‘other’ they keep seeing on ‘Fox News.’”

― Maysoon Zayid

“I was badly bullied when I was in the seventh grade – relentlessly, mercilessly – by a group of 12-year-old girls. And it left me with a determination that no matter what, I had to throw my shoulders back, stick out my chin, and project a sense that no one and nothing could hurt me. That turned out to be a life-changing mistake.”

― Megyn Kelly

“I don’t want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don’t want to not be me.”

― Melanie Chisholm

“I care about hurting other people because, well, I don’t want to hurt people – well, I do sometimes, but I still don’t.”

― Melanie Scrofano

“We attacked selected military targets of the P.L.O. Around, civilians were hurt, I don’t want to deny it. Very regrettable, very regrettable. We regret it deeply.”

― Menachem Begin

“I probably played hurt a lot more times than I should have.”

― Merlin Olsen

“Designer pricing should hurt, but it shouldn’t kill you. You wince when you hand over your AmEx, but once you get it home, you never regret it. You divide it by how many days you’re using it, and suddenly it becomes affordable.”

― Michael Bastian

“The biggest players I’ve seen are the ones that take the wins well – don’t get carried away with them – but the defeats really hurt.”

― Michael Carrick

“It is bad enough to be white and poor; it is worse still to be black, or brown, and female, and young, and poor. Simply said, race makes class hurt more.”

― Michael Eric Dyson

“Sometimes people do things because they are sad or because they are upset or were hurt by other people.”

― Michael Giacchino

“Don’t belittle the hurt that has been caused by the job-destroying machine that is the European Union.”

― Michael Gove

“The human community and individual people are more likely to hurt or undernourish children they think of as ‘bodies’ to be used. Cultures and people are more likely to raise children to be mere economic interns rather than fully developed humans if they see children as ‘bodies’ to be forced into certain economic and social molds.”

― Michael Gurian

“’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

“Before I would hurt a child, I would slit my wrists.”

― Michael Jackson

“It’s hard to say if the NBA is hurt by the influx of younger players, but it’s definitely impacted the league.”

― Michael Jordan

“I’m more liable to hurt myself than someone else.”

― Michael K. Williams

“There’s a certain weird something. I’m always nervous when I spar. You learn it’s going to hurt, but it’s only going to hurt for a little bit. It brings out the animal in you to an extent. You learn what you can take.”

― Michael Pena

“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

“The pilot is a sales tool; it introduces you to the characters and might set the template for what the show is meant to be, but there’s so many boxes you have to check off on a pilot that it can sort of hurt the storytelling in a way.”

― Michael Spiller

“The first day I walked into prison, and he slammed that door, I knew the magnitude of the decision that I made, and the poor judgment, and what I allowed to happen to the animals. And, you know, it’s no way of explaining the hurt and the guilt that I felt. And that was the reason I cried so many nights.”

― Michael Vick

“I don’t think teams play this game to hurt other guys. I don’t think that’s the story. We don’t play this game to hurt one another.”

― Michael Vick

“When people have been hurt over and over, and rather than compassion or understanding you’re given lectures about how it’s really all your fault and that no one needs to make amends, you can lose your mind.”

― Michelle Alexander

“Sure, Maryse is the Divas Champion, but I find it no coincidence that she supposedly got ‘hurt’ the week after she stole my title.”

― Michelle McCool

“When you fight on set, you try to not hurt anybody.”

― Michelle Ryan

“I started out fighting before I was acting, actually, then got hurt and got into the acting.”

― Mickey Rourke

“I’ve definitely been in relationships with friends where I wanted to do something different than I know a friend has. It’s that complicated balance between wanting to do what you know is right for you and not wanting to hurt someone’s feelings.”

― Mickey Sumner

“Emotional hurt, you gotta let that go. Walk away and let it be. So many highs and lows, but if you keep being down, you’ll never get up.”

― Micky Ward

“As a writer, it’s very difficult to just hand your script over to someone else, especially if you have to watch them hurt it, and that’s when I decided I would direct my own work.”

― Mike Binder

“I hurt my knee, and that messed up my running, and boy did that ever just have a cascade effect. I’ve gained about thirty pounds that my doctors have screamed at me about. I’ve got to get that off, and I know that.”

― Mike Huckabee

“Forty-two thousand people is an attractive target for people who want to hurt us. And a ballpark that’s about 6 feet, at one point, from the street is as big a target as any we can imagine.”

― Mike Quigley

“I’ve been hurt quite a few times.”

― Mikhail Baryshnikov

“People that know me realise what kind of player I am. I’m a front-foot defender; I like a tackle, but I’m not malicious, and I don’t go in to hurt.”

― Millie Bright

“I delight in offending people. I think the grievance brigade, victimhood, the idea that hurt feelings are some kind of special currency – I think that needs to come to an end.”

― Milo Yiannopoulos

“It’s as if a psychological norm is being established whereby comments left online are part of a video game and not real life. It’s as if we’ve all forgotten that there’s a real person on the other end, reading and being hurt by our vitriol.”

― Milo Yiannopoulos

“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

“I do text a lot. Sometimes, at night, my thumbs hurt because I’ve texted so much, so I definitely text too much.”

― Miranda Cosgrove

“We all say things sometimes to hurt people, so it’s important to forgive and have peace with others and forgive and be at peace with yourself.”

― Miranda Kerr

“I broke people’s bones, tore muscles, ribs, faces, inflicted some serious and heavy damages to my opponents, etc… I got hurt myself, too, from serious attacks.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“It’s still word of mouth that is going to make or break a show, and while critics can’t help a show, they can hurt it.”

― Mitch Leigh

“I like American cars. And I would do nothing to hurt the U.S. auto industry.”

― Mitt Romney

“A lot of things that should not be written were written without checking with me, things that were not in good taste. That hurt me. That is why I stopped talking to the press. Because they didn’t want to ask me. They just wanted to write what they felt like.”

― Mohammad Azharuddin

“You feel hurt when you hear things which you are supposed to have said, which you wouldn’t even have given a thought to.”

― Mohanlal

“I have been attacked by Rush Limbaugh on the air, an experience somewhat akin to being gummed by a newt. It doesn’t actually hurt, but it leaves you with slimy stuff on your ankle.”

― Molly Ivins

“Don’t hate me for suggesting this, because it can hurt a bit at first, but before I get in the shower, I use a loofah or brush to exfoliate. There’s nothing better for getting your circulation going and helping with cellulite.”

― Molly Sims

“We have all these cultural assumptions about love. People get hurt, and we say, ‘Oh, it’s no one’s fault.’”

― Mona Simpson

“The reason we had an all-black outfield in ’51 is Don Mueller got hurt, so Hank Thompson was a legitimate replacement. So what? People talk about, ‘You’re the first to do this. You’re the first to do that.’ Don’t dwell on race all the time.”

― Monte Irvin

“If you love animals, obviously it doesn’t make sense to hurt them.”

― Morrissey

“Every terrorist should know before they hurt a Jew that his family will also be hurt.”

― Moshe Kahlon

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

― Mother Teresa

“You cross me, I’m going to hurt you. But I’m really very gentle.”

― Mr. T

“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

“If I said I would knock out Sonny Liston in 1 minute and 49 seconds of the first round, that would hurt the gate.”

― Muhammad Ali

“I do this maneuver, my finishing maneuver. It’s called the 054, and it’s a 450 splash, but it’s going backwards. I know my opponents aren’t going to be thrilled to hear this, but I don’t know what I’m doing up there. I literally close my eyes, and I just jump, and my body just takes over, and thankfully I haven’t hurt anybody.”

― Mustafa Ali

“I’ve seen guys get hurt from strikes. I’ve seen guys get hurt from flips. It’s the risk we take. I feel the fear of getting hurt will get you hurt.”

― Mustafa Ali

“I like America. I don’t want to hurt America.”

― Nadia Comaneci

“A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.”

― Nadine Gordimer

“People think that Israelis are mean, evil people who only want to hurt Arabs all day.”

― Naftali Bennett

“After I lost my fiance, it seemed like it would be better to always be alone than to risk being hurt again.”

― Nancy Grace

“Stephen Colbert used to be my friend. I even signed the poor baby’s cast when he hurt his hand.”

― Nancy Pelosi

“International summits and organisations like WTO take decisions, which will bind us, and if we are not present in such summits, we may be hurt by the decisions taken.”

― Narendra Modi

“When I get knocked down, I’m going to get up and knock you down – and I’m going to hurt you.”

― Naseem Hamed

“Undeniable though it is that many Indian Muslims misguidedly consider Pakistan their haven, the immeasurably greater number who take intense pride in being Indian and who connect deeply with the country are hurt and angered at our patriotism being under scrutiny.”

― Naseeruddin Shah

“The American people will eventually get hurt by this accumulated deficit. That’s the problem. We have too much deficit. We have to find a solution.”

― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“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

“When you bring the darkness to the table, it doesn’t rule you or hurt other people, but when we keep it secret, it’s dangerous.”

― Natalie Goldberg

“I don’t come and fight for fun. I don’t do that. I don’t like to hurt people for fun.”

― Nate Diaz

“I would love to have a gadget that can be worn in high heel shoes, so that it doesn’t hurt!”

― Neha Dhupia

“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

“I’m hopeless at telling lies. I can attempt strategic ones in order not to hurt people’s feelings, but then I’ll blow it 10 minutes later.”

― Nicholas Haslam

“My mom didn’t let me play tackle until I was in high school. She didn’t want me to get hurt.”

― Nick Ferguson

“I don’t think I’m complicated at all. I’m not political, and I’m not trying to be diplomatic. I don’t want to hurt anybody’s feelings, and I don’t say bad things about people. There is no agenda. There’s no trying to fool somebody.”

― Nick Saban

“I don’t know that there’s any particular scientific evidence that you could say, more guys get hurt in this offense versus that one, or hurry-up, or whatever, but everything that we’ve ever done in the NCAA is about exposure. How many exposures does a player get?”

― Nick Saban

“Our boxing is not like the men’s. It’s more thoughtful, more technical. It’s not just, ‘Get in there and hurt someone.’”

― Nicola Adams

“People don’t listen to each other anymore, and I think that’s why people get offended or their feelings get hurt: because you’re not actually listening to the person that’s giving you signals they’re upset.”

― Nicole Byer

“I can’t say that I’ve ever tried to hurt someone or humiliate them intentionally. My parents raised me to always be the bigger person or to treat others the way you want to be treated.”

― Nicole Gale Anderson

“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

“Favorite poems are like favorite children. We definitely have them but we never tell as the others would have their feelings hurt.”

― Nikki Giovanni

“The second a political consultant tries to play dirty tricks, it will backfire, and it will hurt that candidate.”

― Nikki Haley

“If you don’t deal with your demons, they will deal with you, and it’s gonna hurt.”

― Nikki Sixx

“A villain to me is someone who actively seeks to hurt someone or does things for his own gain.”

― Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

“Everybody’s like, ‘Who hurt you? I’m like, ‘The Internet.’”

― Noah Cyrus

“’Hatfields & McCoys’ is a very profound statement in what happens when you’re unable to let go of hatred and hurt and unable to have any kind of goodness in your life.”

― Noel Fisher

“I was always scared in the amateurs, but the minute I got in the ring it was like another person took over. I become more vicious. In there I love to hurt people. Outside I can’t hurt a bug.”

― Nonito Donaire

“Since childhood, I was always told that I am petite and can get hurt easily. And I always felt the need to become physically strong, just to prove people wrong.”

― Nushrat Bharucha

“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 E. Butler

“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

“Commitments the voters don’t know about can’t hurt you.”

― Ogden Nash

“There are two things I will always remember. First, a shot against Derby that hit the inside of the post but didn’t go in, and we could only draw 2-2. And then the really big chance against Bayer Leverkusen, two minutes from the end of the Champions League semi-final, when I shot over the bar. That hurt a lot.”

― Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

“I spent half my life being hurt. The leftovers of hurt are an automatic gesture, like a dog that salivates.”

― Oleg Cassini

“I’m not a villain, I’ve never hurt anyone. I’m just a tawdry character who explodes now and again.”

― Oliver Reed

“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

“I love boxing. I box in a local boxing gym in London. I usually spar. But I’ve done two fights and I lost both of them admirably. I didn’t realize how much it would hurt for them to actually hit me.”

― Oona Chaplin

“My father was an outfielder in the Milwaukee system before he hurt his elbow.”

― Oscar Taveras

“Some people think that welfare reform should have hurt Bill Clinton with black voters.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“I come from Toledo, Ohio, a town that has been hurt badly by the shift of the automobile business towards Japan. And yet I remember how the car workers lived in the neighborhood that I grew up in. My father was a car salesman, and I remember how we lived. I remember how modestly we lived.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“Businesses across the country are raising their prices in order to compensate for their added costs due to Obama’s health care plan. If they aren’t raising prices, they’re cutting jobs as a result of the added cost, both of which hurt our economy.”

― Pam Bondi

“The only people on this planet that can make me feel like my feelings are hurt are my kids.”

― Pamela Adlon

“Most chick singers say ‘if you hurt me, I’ll die’… I say, ‘if you hurt me, I’ll kick your ass.’”

― Pat Benatar

“I’m going to stick to what I can do… because if I try and,,, do the impossible, I will either get too frustrated to the point where I won’t enjoy the sport anymore, or I will get hurt and maybe have to get hip replacements at age 30.”

― Patrick Chan

“We can feel sad, hurt, demoralized. But we can’t give up.”

― Patrisse Cullors

“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

“You tend to feel very hurt when people attack you and feel indifferent when you get praise. You think, ‘Of course they like it. They should like it.’”

― Paul Auster

“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

“A little humbling never hurt a great advocate.”

― Paul Heyman

“The act of choosing to forgive is not easy at the moment of hurt and pain, but in the long run, it is the only way to go.”

― Paul J. Meyer

“I went to work at 11 years old. I became governor. It’s not a big deal. Work doesn’t hurt anybody. I’m all for not allowing a 12-year-old to work 40 hours. But a 12-year-old working eight to 10 hours a week or a 14-year-old working 12 to 15 hours a week is not bad.”

― Paul LePage

“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

“I’m a warrior if you try to hurt my family. And anybody I see getting it in the neck out there, I’m right there to protect them. I’m a big, strong guy who knows what he’s doing. I’ve stopped a lot of things in the street, stopped a lot of people from getting hurt.”

― Paul Sorvino

“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

“Nobody has ever been hurt by the actions of ships I have been on.”

― Paul Watson

“Here’s the thing: Nobody gets extradited for a crime where nobody’s been hurt, where no property’s been damaged.”

― Paul Watson

“It’s a shame I have to hurt people. I’m a nice guy.”

― Paulie Malignaggi

“Guys get hurt in fights. It doesn’t mean you stop a fight every time somebody gets hurt.”

― Paulie Malignaggi

“You’ve got to be really hurt to stop a fight, especially to stop a championship fight.”

― Paulie Malignaggi

“Writers are lampposts and critics are dogs. Ask lampposts what they think about dogs. Does the dog hurt the lamppost?”

― Paulo Coelho

“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

“I didn’t come from a background where I was hurt, but I felt hurt inside.”

― Peggy Lipton

“The vast majority of people who have mental illness problems never hurt anybody.”

― Penn Jillette

“The vast majority of people who have guns never hurt anybody.”

― Penn Jillette

“I believe very much that the most damning thing you can say about Muslims is that you’re afraid to say anything because they’ll hurt you.”

― Penn Jillette

“The definition of a stupid thing is something that if you do everything right, you still get hurt. Fire-eating and love are stupid things.”

― Penn Jillette

“I went from being very athletic, one of the best guards in the NBA, to barely making it. No speed, no agility. I had to change how I played because I couldn’t exercise or train because my knee constantly hurt.”

― Penny Hardaway

“Don’t rationalize or internalize abusive behavior, because love doesn’t hurt.”

― Pepa

“Sometimes to realize you were well, someone must come along and hurt you.”

― Perry Farrell

“I’m not sure anything makes you an outright good person or bad person – that we’re all capable of doing good or bad things. And if you want to know how much good you can do, and how much hurt you can do, just ask somebody you love.”

― Pete Buttigieg

“Things that I feel really sad about, I talk about. That way, if it’s funny, it doesn’t hurt anymore.”

― Pete Davidson

“We must work for a solution to address the senseless cuts that hurt our border, our economy, and our country.”

― Pete Gallego

“I’ve never been hurt by a sea creature, except for jellyfish and sea urchins.”

― Peter Benchley

“A little showbiz never hurt anyone.”

― Peter Capaldi

“The body is an inviolable limit. And you have to really hurt it before you know that.”

― Peter Coyote

“I like animals, all animals. I wouldn’t hurt a cat or a dog – or a chicken or a cow. And I wouldn’t ask someone else to hurt them for me. That’s why I’m a vegetarian.”

― Peter Dinklage

“I think successful movies that are based on books are their own thing. I think if you’re too faithful, word by word, character trait to character trait, it can hurt the movie.”

― Peter Dinklage

“Life is itself an occupational hazard. Sometimes the things we love hurt us. Embracing and navigating around that contradiction is part of what it is to be alive.”

― Peter Landesman

“Nobody really wants to hear about anybody else’s injuries. Or how your back feels. Whose back doesn’t hurt?”

― Peyton Manning

“My advice to the next quarterback that misses an entire year is to understand there is a little difference going out on the road again. You miss that. When you’re hurt, you do not feel like you are part of it.”

― Peyton Manning

“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

“My dad played for a coal-mining team in eastern Ohio; he was a very good pitcher. If he hadn’t hurt his arm, he probably would have got a shot somewhere. He hurt his arm one spring, didn’t warm up good enough, couldn’t throw a fastball anymore. Another coal miner taught him how to throw the knuckleball.”

― Phil Niekro

“Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed.”

― Philip Zimbardo

“Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting, not help.”

― Phyllis Schlafly

“When I hurt my knee, I knew it was time to retire from dancing, and I needed a job just to pay the bills, and I ended up as a receptionist for about three-four years.”

― Phyllis Smith

“I know that when you talk about something that may hurt someone, reactions are normal, and you are touching some nerves… But I don’t do things because people always like what I do.”

― Pierfrancesco Favino

“Sometimes, I feel like directors look at me and say, ‘I want to put that boy in the jungle. I want to hurt him.’”

― Powers Boothe

“No problems are ever resolved by violence. It only aggravates the pain and the hurt on every side.”

― Pranab Mukherjee

“Everybody thinks you’re wrong and that you’re a kid, and hence, you should shut up. Such reactions hurt me. I can think for myself.”

― Pratyusha Banerjee

“There was a time that I was only known for being a plagiarist. It used to hurt at times because there was so much effort I was putting into music. And instead of that, it was a couple tunes that I had reproduced from folk songs to remake as film songs, which were being written about.”

― Pritam Chakraborty

“Our quarterbacks were getting hurt; a couple got kicked out of school. The coach asked who wanted to try out for QB. I went and tried out, and from there on, I was a quarterback. I was ineligible in 10th grade until spring, so I did baseball. I started in left field and pitched.”

― Quavo

“I’m amazed by the misconceptions about Muslim women and the Arab world that I hear, and that really does hurt me.”

― Queen Rania of Jordan

“Maybe if people stopped thinking of themselves, and started thinking of the other sides of things, people wouldn’t hurt each other.”

― Rachel Corrie

“For years, I’ve admired wrist tattoos, but I was always afraid that they would hurt – I’m kind of a weenie about pain. In fact, it’s why I wear so many bracelets on my left wrist. The bracelets represented the words or phrases I’d want to get tattooed but didn’t have the courage to.”

― Rachel Hollis

“My father had spent years fighting cancer of the head and neck. He had numerous operations, and he was reduced and reduced and reduced. By the end, he had a growth so big under his eye that it hurt to look at him.”

― Rachel Joyce

“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

“Once your body is in workout-mode, a few days off won’t hurt. Muscle memory is magical. If you work out consistently, you can afford to miss a few sessions and your body will gladly pick up where you left off.”

― Rachel Nichols

“Here’s the thing: ‘The Hurt Locker’ was an amazing, important film. But did I enjoy it? Of course not. It was very tough to watch and, while gripping, not exactly what you’d call a happy place.”

― Rachel Sklar

“I’ve never been in a place where winning has hurt the ability to do anything.”

― Rahm Emanuel

“I don’t try to hurt people in any way, and I try to help out wherever I can.”

― Rajeev Shukla

“I have a wonderful wife that wouldn’t hurt a fly, and I think a lot of that has rubbed off on me.”

― Randy Orton

“I may have hurt some people along the way, but I would like to be seen as somebody who has done his best to do the right thing for any situation and not compromised.”

― Ratan Tata

“When lawmakers start to make laws that hurt single women, often the women that they’re hurting the most are not the economically powerful ones. They’re not Sandra Fluke. They’re not Lena Dunham, who conservatives hate more than anybody. They’re hurting low-earning single mothers.”

― Rebecca Traister

“Most companies that are great at something – like AOL dialup or Borders bookstores – do not become great at new things people want (streaming for us) because they are afraid to hurt their initial business.”

― Reed Hastings

“It’s easier to forgive those who hurt you than those who hurt the people you love.”

― Regina Brett

“I would never intend to hurt anyone I’m in the ring with. It’s entertainment, it’s a performance, it’s a sport.”

― Rey Mysterio

“None of this was written to hurt anybody’s feelings.”

― Ric Flair

“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

“It doesn’t hurt my feeling when I get vilified by fundamentalist religious people. I’ve actually made comedy out of it. I’ve made light of that.”

― Richard Dawkins

“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

“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

“There’s one point where I play the piano upside down. When I first did that, I hit my head and it really hurt. But people were laughing, so we’ve kept it in ever since. I probably have severe brain damage.”

― Richard Hyung-ki Joo

“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

“People are like, ‘Why are you playing that five-neck guitar?’ I want to hurt. I want to play.”

― Rick Nielsen

“Again and again as president, Reagan let it slip that he concurred with fundamentalists’ belief that the world would end in a fiery Armageddon. This did not hurt him politically. The kind of people offended by such talk had already largely abandoned the Republican Party.”

― Rick Perlstein

“The problem is neutrality ends in poverty, neutrality ends in choices that hurt people’s lives. This administration is deliberately telling organizations that are there to help young girls make good choices, not to tell them what the good choice is. That is absolutely unconscionable.”

― Rick Santorum

“If things are said maliciously, and they’re meant to hurt, then that’s the sort of thing we need to try and stamp out.”

― Ricky Whittle

“I don’t like cream puff, corny guys. Usually, they are the nice guys, the ones that won’t hurt you. They’ll pull out the chair for you and the whole nine yards. Everything is perfect and boring.”

― Rihanna

“As a professional skateboarder, I can’t look at anyone getting hurt – it freaks me out.”

― Rob Dyrdek

“The thing about gay people is that until we come out of the closet, we’re always protecting other people: ‘I can’t do this, because it’s gonna hurt so-and-so.’ We’re trying to live the lives of other people, and that’s the worst thing you can do.”

― Rob Halford

“Some have said, ‘Gosh, Donald Trump is going to hurt you.’ Some have said, ‘Gosh Donald Trump is going to help you.’ He may be helpful in certain parts of Ohio, but I’m going to run my own campaign.”

― Rob Portman

“When you tax capital gains income, you don’t help the economy, you hurt the economy, which is why President Kennedy, President Reagan, President Clinton and President Bush all believed we should have a lower rate for capital gains.”

― Rob Portman

“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

“Drew McFedries was the hardest hitter I’ve ever been around. A big, strong, athletic guy with power. He didn’t have to hit you with a hard shot or load up – even the little short shots could hurt you.”

― Robbie Lawler

“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

“Play fair. Don’t hit people. Say you’re sorry when you hurt somebody.”

― Robert Fulghum

“There’s nobody in show business that I dislike so I wouldn’t want to get in there to hurt anybody.”

― Robert Goulet

“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

“Anybody who succeeds is helping people. The secret to success is find a need and fill it; find a hurt and heal it; find a problem and solve it.”

― Robert H. Schuller

“Fights in real life between real people only last so long before someone gets seriously hurt.”

― Robert Kirkman

“Barack Obama has been the architect of policies that have hurt our country domestically as well as foreign.”

― Robert Pittenger

“John Hurt was pretty bad. I know it’s pretty terrible to besmirch the memory of a dead man, but he was really rude to me.”

― Robert Sheehan

“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

“I loved running, but all of a sudden everything hurt so much. I started cycling when Zelda was born.”

― Robin Williams

“The difference between pros and amateurs is that pros play hurt.”

― Roger Ailes

“In some ways, I think ‘Pulp Fiction’ hurt cinema in a very, very minor, small way. It did a massive amount of good. But it also made it impossible to make a movie even remotely like it without someone comparing it to ‘Pulp Fiction.’”

― Roger Avary

“I’ve been married four times and caused a great deal of hurt and upset around me.”

― Roger Moore

“If there’s one thing I’ve shown, I’m not scared of physicality. I’m not scared to take some of my own blood. I play hurt; I play injured.”

― Roman Reigns

“I’m just a guy. If you hit me, I hurt, and if you cut me, I bleed.”

― Ron Dellums

“Underwear shouldn’t hurt. If it hurts, you gotta change.”

― Ronny Chieng

“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

“I didn’t even have pierced ears. They put four holes in each ear, and, weirdly, that hurt the most.”

― Rooney Mara

“There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner.”

― Rosa Parks

“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

“I can’t remember a time where I really battled with my body, but I can remember being asked to lose weight and battling with the advice. It hurt me. Especially as my baby fat naturally melted away as I got older.”

― Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

“We’re like everybody else. We hurt like everybody.”

― Rozonda Thomas

“Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.”

― Rumi

“In NFL preseason, the coaches don’t use 10% of the playbook. They don’t game plan. They do nothing. They don’t give anything away for the regular season. They try to get everybody safely through it without anybody getting hurt.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“When my films don’t do well, I’m hurt and surprised. It’s discouraging.”

― Ryan Gosling

“I’m at a point where I’m ready to settle down. Every girl I meet, though, something wrong happens, and I end up getting hurt.”

― Ryan Lochte

“I am always hurt, but what are you going to do? I have to skate.”

― Ryan Sheckler

“This is who I am: a flyspeck of human vanity in a trillion miles of stone-dead interstellar space; a graceless lump of flesh and fear in a remote desert where nearly everything that I can see or touch is designed to hurt me.”

― S. C. Gwynne

“I worked with a skateboarding instructor for three hours every day. We would go to the park and do ramps. I had to wear a ridiculous amount of gear – elbow pads, knee pads, every kind of pad, plus a helmet – to stop myself from getting hurt.”

― Sadie Sink

“I always felt stupid at the skate park. Everyone else is just wiping out and getting hurt, but they didn’t even have helmets and knee pads – and I’m over here looking like some kind of marshmallow. I felt so ridiculous.”

― Sadie Sink

“It sounds trite to go after men who are nice but when you’ve been hurt a lot it becomes appealing.”

― Salma Hayek

“In the real world, immeasurable hurt is caused by terrorists based in Pakistan who attack countries like India.”

― Salman Rushdie

“Sometimes I think that when people become famous, there’s a public perception that they are not human beings any more. They don’t have feelings; they don’t get hurt; you can act and say as you like about them.”

― Salman Rushdie

“Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.”

― Salvador Dali

“I exist because I am expendable. In all honesty, it’s because if I get hurt, I can be replaced.”

― Sam Hargrave

“I’m so tired of men who are afraid to hurt women’s feelings.”

― Sam Kinison

“If a remake is not good, no one wants to see it and, again, it doesn’t hurt the original.”

― Sam Raimi

“As a youngster, when I started writing and stuff, I did actually write more from other people’s perspectives. When I hit 18 and something happened to me that hurt me, I discovered that writing the truth is really therapeutic and amazing.”

― Sam Smith

“I would never intentionally want to hurt someone’s feelings.”

― Sara Bareilles

“I want to make sure that people understand that, behind this national conversation around transgender rights, there are real people who hurt when they’re mocked, who hurt when they’re discriminated against, and who just want to be treated with dignity and respect.”

― Sarah McBride

“Put simply, barring transgender people from restrooms consistent with their gender identity doesn’t help anyone, and continuing to allow transgender people to access those restrooms doesn’t hurt anyone.”

― Sarah McBride

“I knew I’d been given another chance, another life in Australia by my parents, so I didn’t want to hurt them.”

― Saroo Brierley

“Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely to hurt you.”

― Satchel Paige

“My investments have been hurt.”

― Scott Adams

“Something that I’ve told all of my young artists is, there are going to be haters. You’re going to read things that are going to hurt you. It’s not going to make any sense. Just know that it’s out there and that it’s really easy to just press ‘delete.’”

― Scott Borchetta

“When I started the label, I stopped racing. Even though I have a better chance of getting hurt walking outside and falling down the stairs, if I had gotten injured on the racetrack, people would be going, ‘What is this guy doing?’ So I had to grow up a little bit.”

― Scott Borchetta

“The Export-Import Bank’s long legacy of crony capitalism has hurt the livelihoods and businesses of many Americans who don’t get special treatment from this misguided government program.”

― Scott Garrett

“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

“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

“The murder of Sean Brown hurt my soul.”

― Seamus Heaney

“My mother wouldn’t let me play football because she was afraid I would get hurt, so I played flag football.”

― Sean Astin

“I worked with John Hurt a couple of times and learned a lot from him.”

― Sean Bean

“There weren’t any funny people in sports or the Spanish club. All the really creative, witty, funny people that made your belly hurt were in the theater program.”

― Sean Hayes

“I never hurt anybody in this business, ever.”

― Sean Young

“People ask me about ‘The Hurt Locker’ a lot, and it’s an incredible piece of filmmaking – as are ‘Band of Brothers’ and ‘Platoon’ and ‘Full Metal Jacket’ and ‘Apocalypse Now.’ But they’re not necessarily true to war in a literal sense. What they are, really, are brilliant movies about Hollywood’s idea of war.”

― Sebastian Junger

“It’d be really nice to sit down with all the people who have hurt me and tell them all the reasons that they’ve affected me.”

― Selena Gomez

“God knows, I never want to hurt someone’s feelings.”

― Selma Blair

“Belichick’s actually great. I wouldn’t mind being the New England Patriots. They seem to win a lot. Four-game suspension here and there doesn’t hurt nobody.”

― Seth Rollins

“With what we were doing in ECW, the first thing you had to overcome was the fear of getting hurt.”

― Shane Douglas

“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

“Technology is a double-edged sword for sure. You can use it to get in touch with somebody, to get to know somebody, to have really meaningful conversations, or you can use it to hurt and bully people.”

― Shannon Purser

“I guess everyone’s had an experience when they felt overlooked, ditched, hurt or taken for granted. Where they felt like the only one behaving with common sense but still got the short end of the stick. We all feel like the odd one out at some point.”

― Shannon Purser

“My grandma told me, don’t get into trouble. I know how hard she worked to take care of her own nine kids and my mama’s three. And I just never wanted to hurt her. I never wanted to do something that would embarrass her.”

― Shannon Sharpe

“There were so many stories and so many instances where I had guys telling me that this game was for two-handed players and not for one-handed players, and I’ll go out here and get myself hurt.”

― Shaquem Griffin

“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

“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

“I think when you love a child, it’s a different kind of love. You think, ‘I love more every day. I love more every day, more every day, I couldn’t possibly love any more, I’m going to blow up.’ And then you blow up. Your chest actually starts to hurt. You love so much, you think I can’t love any more.”

― Sharon Stone

“I am my therapist, and I analyze what’s happening and if I’m being hurt in the process. The result is songs that are very emotional, very deep, although I try to write them generally so they won’t alienate the listener.”

― Sharon Van Etten

“The people who you think are the most solid are often the most hurt.”

― Shawn Crahan

“I do think that copyrights and intellectual property are important – it’s important to be able to keep people from making verbatim copies of a particular creation that could somehow hurt the creator.”

― Shepard Fairey

“Working families in Ohio have been hurt badly. It started really with the Bush years.”

― Sherrod Brown

“No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back.”

― Sheryl Swoopes

“I was very bitter, frustrated, hurt, angry – I went through all types of emotions when I first was out of the WNBA.”

― Sheryl Swoopes

“I have never hurt anyone, and that pays back. I have always wanted good for everyone.”

― Shilpa Shinde

“Shirley Temple doesn’t hurt Shirley Temple Black. Shirley Temple helps Shirley Temple Black. She is thought of as a friend – which I am!”

― Shirley Temple

“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

“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

“It doesn’t hurt to be a former governor. It helps in terms of getting your phone calls returned.”

― Sonny Perdue

“I live for the pressure, I live for the moments when I’m deep in the match, out of breath, hurt and feel like throwing up. It’s in those moments that I push through, I keep punching, I keep going forward, because no matter what, I will never stop.”

― Sonya Deville

“My life is amazing. I get paid to hurt people.”

― Sonya Deville

“I tried to go to the gym a while ago and hurt my foot. I thought, ‘Well, exercise and I just aren’t meant to be.’”

― Sophie Winkleman

“I used to do this huge jump off the drum riser. I had a good way of landing so I wouldn’t hurt myself, but then one time, I landed on my elbow.”

― St. Lucia

“My objective was to have as varied a selection of roles as possible. It probably did hurt my career.”

― Stacy Keach

“Usually when I wielded a hockey stick, it meant somebody was going to get hurt. This is just a friendly match.”

― Stan Mikita

“What I try to do is never to hurt anybody else and figure if I don’t, then I’m not likely to get hurt myself.”

― Stan Musial

“I just feel like it’s my job to take care of my body. I play a contact sport, 99.9 percent injury rate. As far as being injury-prone or getting hurt, it’s going to happen. But it’s my job to take care of my body, come week in and week out.”

― Stefon Diggs

“I didn’t get to be successful by letting people hurt Blackstone or me.”

― Stephen A. Schwarzman

“Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the furthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness: a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Cynics always say ‘no.’ But saying ‘yes’ begins things. Saying ‘yes’ is how things grow.”

― Stephen Colbert

“The only albatross is the hurt you divine from what people say about your art.”

― Stephen Stills

“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

“No one should ever be hurt or killed for saying, writing or drawing anything.”

― Steve Breen

“I don’t think there are as many usability issues as there are tactical or strategic decisions related to whether incorporating social networking into your site is going to help or hurt.”

― Steve Krug

“I can’t sight-read classical etudes – I would have to see it and learn it. But yeah, I can read. It is a wonderful tool. It’s like speaking another language. Anyone that says reading music can hurt your playing is either stupid, lazy, or ignorant.”

― Steve Lukather

“I’m no spring chicken. The same arthritis that ate up my left hip that finally got replaced hasn’t stopped there… And touring is a lot of work. I’m impressed when I see people like Eric Clapton out there. Gee whiz, Eric, give me a break! I know it’s gotta hurt somewhere.”

― Steve Perry

“The thing that probably frustrated me and hurt me the most was when there were inaccurate stories written about me or stories that were written that were trying to imply or infer things that weren’t true.”

― Steve Scalise

“I’ve learned not to attach personal feelings to critics who review your work. It’s their opinions, their perceptions – it’s a very subjective thing, and you can be hurt.”

― Steven Bauer

“I think the issue that is really going to hurt the Republican Party is the right-to-life issue. I think they have painted themselves into a real corner.”

― Steven Ford

“I’m basically drawn to defeated, injured, hurt, barely walking characters.”

― Steven Shainberg

“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

“The Kargil war will be an issue that will hurt the BJP.”

― Subramanian Swamy

“It’s not to hurt anyone, but basketball can be rough.”

― Sue Wicks

“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

“Before I fight, I always pray that no one gets hurt.”

― Sugar Ray Leonard

“At the end of a marathon, it’s going to hurt whether you’re speeding up or slowing down. You may as well push.”

― Summer Sanders

“My Gram said that I would get the role in whichever show God thought was right but it wouldn’t hurt to express a preference. I told her that I would like to do ‘The Brady Bunch’ because I’d have five other kids on the set to play with. God was listening.”

― Susan Olsen

“Credit card companies are jacking up interest rates, lowering credit limits, and closing accounts – and people who have made timely payments are not exempt. So even if you pay off your balance – and that’s tough when interest rates are insanely high – there’s a good chance your credit limit will be slashed, and that will hurt your FICO score.”

― Suze Orman

“Late payments also hurt your FICO score. And never, ever take out a cash advance on your credit card.”

― Suze Orman

“I made the contract with God years ago, that no matter what came through, I would say it, but if I ever hurt someone, I would stop.”

― Sylvia Browne

“There is so much hurt in this game of searching for a mate, of testing, trying. And you realize suddenly that you forgot it was a game, and turn away in tears.”

― Sylvia Plath

“I’ve become very, very liberal as far as war is concerned. It’s just too terrible. I’ve been to wars and I’ve seen what happens. I know what it is to be hurt, and it’s nothing compared to these guys. To be blind for the rest of your life. To have prosthetic limbs.”

― Taki Theodoracopulos

“At the end of the day, I’m not a bad person; I don’t hurt anyone.”

― Tamara Ecclestone

“I once lived in a cottage made entirely of wood, and there was an electrical fire. We all ran outside, and no one got hurt, but the house was demolished.”

― Taylor Kinney

“A good old rodeo never hurt anyone.”

― Taylor Kitsch

“I think I have a big fear of things spiraling out of control. Out of control and dangerous and reckless and thoughtless scares me, because people get hurt.”

― Taylor Swift

“When you say ‘control freak’ and ‘OCD’ and ‘organized,’ that suggests someone who’s cold in nature, and I’m just not. Like, I’m really open when it comes to letting people in. But I just like my house to be neat, and I don’t like to make big messes that would hurt people.”

― Taylor Swift

“I think that it’s okay to be mad at someone who hurt you. This isn’t about, like, the pageantry of trying to seem like nothing affects you.”

― Taylor Swift

“I’m going to go out and give it all I can, and it isn’t going to be on my mind that I might get hurt. If it happens, it happens, and I’ll be OK with whatever does happen.”

― Taysom Hill

“My joints hurt. I’m slower. But I remember what it was like to run and play with the boys. I want to be one of the boys.”

― Ted Danson

“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

“It gets harder and harder to make sure your public understands you’re a sensitive human being, but I am sensitive. I don’t like to be hurt.”

― Teddy Pendergrass

“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

“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

“When you’re threatened, or something hard hits you, acknowledge it, embrace it. Don’t pretend that you didn’t get hurt – hurt, cry, think about it. And then you let it go and try something else.”

― Teresa Heinz

“I don’t want to hurt anybody.”

― Terry Bradshaw

“Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost.”

― Terry Brooks

“When one’s greatest ‘world stage’ ambition is a non-voting seat on the U.N. Security Council five years down the road, one would not want to say anything to hurt the feelings of the veto holders in Moscow or Beijing. We get it. But let’s at least be honest about all this, please. Enough of the ‘Canada is back’ slogans already.”

― Terry Glavin

“I raised two sons, and I know that even though they’re bigger and stronger than I am, they’re still little boys inside. They still cry, they still hurt. So whenever I write a male character, no matter how ‘heroic’ he may be, I think of my sons. And I remember that every man was once a little boy.”

― Tess Gerritsen

“I never, never supporting any violence and everybody that know me, and all the countries here they know well that is no one, nowhere that the former prime minister will become terrorist to hurt their own country. No way.”

― Thaksin Shinawatra

“I have to give moral support to my supporters. If I’m not going to fight anymore, that might hurt the feelings of my supporters. They are fighting for democracy. They are fighting for the rule of law.”

― Thaksin Shinawatra

“We’re all the same, and we all want the same thing. We all want to be secure. We all want food on the table. We want to know that our kids aren’t going to be destroyed when they’re not with us. We all want the same things, and if we’ve been hurt in our childhoods, we try and recreate the same hurt.”

― Thandie Newton

“I’ve been hit with kendo sticks and chairs; I’ve been thrown through tables, broke my ankle, broke my nose, and have had concussions in WWE, but nothing has hurt me more than when I stubbed my toe in ‘The Marine 3: Homefront.’”

― The Miz

“I remember my first Arsenal training session and Sol Campbell going straight through me. I had a bit of a bruise, but I got straight back up and carried on. I didn’t want to show them that it hurt.”

― Theo Walcott

“I must learn to love the fool in me – the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.”

― Theodore Isaac Rubin

“People don’t understand how much influence they can actually have on a writer, how much a writer’s feelings can be hurt, how much they can deflect his course when they raise their voices like they did over highly personal books like ‘Panama’ or ‘Bullet Park.’”

― Thomas McGuane

“I like to be active in space in behind the opposition’s midfield. That’s where I can hurt the opponent most of all.”

― Thomas Muller

“Family is family, but sometimes they do hurt you. They don’t mean to, but they can, and sometimes you have to fend for yourself.”

― Tiffany Darwish

“There are worse words than cuss words, there are words that hurt.”

― Tillie Olsen

“Really bad reviews can hurt pretty much any movie. They say that some films are review-proof, but I think that’s probably big high-concept movies, comedies, and so on. But, on the whole, if a film gets dreadful reviews, it will affect its business.”

― Tim Bevan

“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

“I learned early on in teaching how easy it is to hurt a young person and that’s never my intention.”

― Tim Gunn

“I punch a lot of guys on set. It’s much easier than in real life as your hands don’t hurt afterwards. The key is that you miss.”

― Timothy Olyphant

“I’ve been in this business my whole life. I’m pretty bulletproof as far as being hurt.”

― Tina Yothers

“Guys hurt us first! There’s always more to the story. We don’t have that on the radio. You can’t turn on the radio and hear what’s really going on. You’re going to hear the perspective from a guy.”

― Tink

“At the end of the day we feel the same; we all hurt.”

― Tionne Watkins

“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

“What I really wanted to do was take this character and go beneath the veneer of Lucifer. Underneath it all, there was a guy who was a hurt soul and rejected from his father. How that played upon his choices was kind of interesting, but also it’s going inside a shell of someone who doesn’t know what an emotion is.”

― Tom Ellis

“When my record company rejected ‘Full Moon Fever’, I was hurt so bad. I was pretty far along in my career at that point. I’d never had anything rejected; I’d never really even had a comment. So when that happened, it was really just a board to the forehead. But then, finally, I picked myself up.”

― Tom Petty

“I never hurt anybody; I only hurt myself and my family. I never did anything mean to anybody, I was just mean to myself.”

― Tom Sizemore

“In order for me to be hurt by you, I have to respect you. I don’t respect these hateful Internet trolls who have nothing better to do than attack my looks or the way I speak.”

― Tomi Lahren

“If you don’t hurt anybody or try to steal anything, you’ll be fine in the South.”

― Tommy Lee Jones

“I just turned 27 years old, and there are mornings where my knees and ankles really hurt. I hurt all over. I would hate to be me when I’m 35 years old. I’ll be a basket case, but I will have a lot of memories.”

― Tommy Morrison

“Express yourself, don’t hurt yourself.”

― Tommy Wiseau

“I am pro-expression. I am pro – you know, as long as you don’t hurt anyone.”

― Tommy Wiseau

“I just don’t read reviews, because it can really hurt you.”

― Toni Tennille

“I love fighting. I don’t know what it is in me, whether it’s a sickness or a gene, but I just love standing in front of another fighter and going for it: they can hurt me, and I can hurt them.”

― Tony Bellew

“I don’t know if every player in the Premier League feels hurt when they lose a game. The right sort is very important. I was naive in thinking that everyone was like me.”

― Tony Fernandes

“The people whose necks hurt when I write about the Middle East tend to live in Brooklyn or Boca Raton: the kind of Zionist who pays another man to live in Israel for him. I have nothing but contempt for such people.”

― Tony Judt

“If you break your sternum or your ribs, you can still move. It’s going to hurt, but if you can cope with it, you’ll do it.”

― Tony McCoy

“The criticism does not hurt because I have always been my own worst critic. I wouldn’t say I don’t respect other people’s opinions, but my opinion is the most important.”

― Tony McCoy

“I can see how the young girls really get hurt when their moms are critical, or vice versa when they’re overly critical of their moms. It can be so painful.”

― Tori Amos

“I know how bad bullying can hurt. I was bullied when I was a kid.”

― Tracy Morgan

“The ‘Downward Spiral’ album was a record all about beating everybody up – and then ‘Hurt’ was like a coda saying maybe I shouldn’t have done that. But to make the song sound impenetrable because I thought it was a little too vulnerable, I tried to layer it in noise.”

― Trent Reznor

“What did Republicans get for 16 days of a government shutdown with people being hurt? We have absolutely nothing to show for it, other than a damaged brand.”

― Trey Gowdy

“If I just point out the fact that black people hurt each other, too, then we can ignore the fact that other people harm black people. I think it’s an irresponsible argument.”

― Trip Lee

“I used to hurt myself by training all the time.”

― Troy Dumais

“There’s almost nothing that upsets Americans more than the idea that somewhere, somehow, somebody is getting his feelings hurt.”

― Tucker Carlson

“Finding common ground means reaching out with respect and aloha – despite the issues that divide us, despite the hurt, despite the fear – and recognize what unites us as human beings.”

― Tulsi Gabbard

“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

“I’m promoting partying and having fun and being that type of American. I don’t wanna hurt nobody’s feelings.”

― Ty Dolla Sign

“If you haven’t forgiven someone, it does not hurt that person. They’re sleeping at night. You’re holding onto that, and all the damage is being done to you internally.”

― Tyler Perry

“My fingers used to hurt really bad when I played guitar. I stopped because of it.”

― Tyra Banks

“My goal is to go out there and dominate. We all know if I’m in a position and I see my opponent hurt by landing good striking, I’m going to try to get him out of there. If I’m in the top position or in the position to finish by submission, I’m going to look for that. I don’t feel the need to prove the haters wrong.”

― Tyron Woodley

“I’ve said a lot of stuff in the past, but not with any intentions to hurt anybody. It’s all a bit tongue-in-cheek.”

― Tyson Fury

“I’ve been in crisis situations, I’ve been down, I’ve been hurt, I’ve been behind on the scorecards, and I’ve had to pull that shot out to knock somebody out. I’ve been in all kinds of situations and still come out on top.”

― Tyson Fury

“When I face an opponent in the cage, it doesn’t really matter who they are. Whether they’re my buddy, like Scott Jorgensen, or someone I don’t like, like Dominick Cruz, I’m going in there and realizing this guy is trying to hurt me, and that’s what I’m going to do to him. I try to keep it real basic.”

― Urijah Faber

“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

“We, as a team, failed with ‘Mister,’ as the film failed in many aspects. I clearly know that my fans were deeply hurt, and that is the reason I told them during the audio launch that I will only do films that suit my age and image.”

― Varun Tej

“When you’re young, you don’t have much sense. You don’t have any reasoning power. You don’t have any ability to take a blow, an insult, a hurt in the right way. There is no way a child can do that. All a child can do is feel the pang of it, the heartache of it.”

― Vernon Howard

“I came to running late. It was something I had always wanted to do, but I always end up getting hurt. It didn’t occur to me that I could actually slow down and walk a little bit!”

― Veronica Webb

“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

“People use the notion of God to bully people and hurt people, when we can use the concept to respect and uplift.”

― Victor LaValle

“Maybe I’ll learn how, but the only thing I can do is turn down parts that would hurt my conscience.”

― Victoria Jackson

“As songwriters and artists we get a lot of attention and gratification when we write about the moments that have hurt us, and in turn, sometimes we’ll seek out more hurt so we can write more things that people like.”

― Victoria Monet

“We only have a certain amount of energy for each day. If we use it for the wrong purpose, if we focus on the negative or dwell on whoever hurt us, then we’re not going to have the energy we need for the right purposes.”

― Victoria Osteen

“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

“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

“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

“Out of high school, I was, like, 202-205 pounds. My rookie season, I was, like, 245; my second year, I was 255. My third year, I got up to like 272, and I tore my ACL. I don’t know if my weight was part of the cause of that, but I got hurt, so I just tried to re-evaluate my situation.”

― Von Miller

“As much as I don’t want to admit it, my fans are the only ones that can hurt my feelings when they’re not pleased with what I’m presenting. I want it to be perfect for them. I want them to have a different sense of pride in my music.”

― Wale

“Colorado cannot afford to become the next California, with skyrocketing taxes that hurt our state’s economy and our quality of life.”

― Walker Stapleton

“I think sometimes celebrities can hurt a candidate. You don’t want people to judge them on your last project.”

― Wanda Sykes

“Johnny Carson was a mean-spirited human being. And there are people that he has hurt that people will never know about. And for some reason, at some point, he decided to turn that kind of negative attention toward me. And I refused to have it.”

― Wayne Newton

“You always think you’re one of those players who will be in one place the whole time, one of those guys they’ll never let leave because you play hurt, do what it takes. But it’s a different age. A lot of coaches, they like having younger guys.”

― Wes Welker

“George W. Bush has helped those who have most, hurt those who have least and ignored everyone in between.”

― Wesley Clark

“China invaded India, and there was a war between India and China in some of the disputed terrain in 1962, and India got hurt by that.”

― Wesley Clark

“Sometimes the funnier you are, the more vulnerable and scared you are underneath it all. So I think, for me, comedy was always a defense. It was a weapon so that you can’t hurt me.”

― Whitney Cummings

“The ability of players to jump teams when their contracts are up has hurt fan loyalty.”

― Will McDonough

“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

“No more doth it hurt to say that the body and blood are not in the sacrament.”

― William Tyndale

“I tell kids that people will let them down and people will hurt them. But Jesus Christ will never let them down and never hurt them.”

― Willie Aames

“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

“It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.”

― Willie Nelson

“Anybody can be unhappy. We can all be hurt. You don’t have to be poor to need something or somebody. Rednecks, hippies, misfits – we’re all the same. Gay or straight? So what? It doesn’t matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people, regardless.”

― Willie Nelson

“Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn’t hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.”

― Willie Nelson

“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

“I got hurt when I was 19. They thought I broke my neck. I couldn’t move my hands or feet, and I had a very bad experience.”

― Wyatt Russell

“I would love to design my own shoe line. Women suffer too much in heels. I want to design a line of sexy platform heels that don’t hurt.”

― Wynter Gordon

“Holocaust survivors came to Israel in order to establish a new human society where nobody would be able to hurt them just because they’re Jewish. This is both a furious and vulnerable message.”

― Yair Lapid

“You accomplish what you want to accomplish. I just don’t ever want to hurt anybody doing it.”

― Yanni

“Quite honestly, I’m the kind of person to get my feelings hurt over something somebody said on Twitter.”

― Yara Shahidi

“The AAP government has turned Delhi into a city of potholes and has hurt the sentiments of people of the city.”

― Yogi Adityanath

“There was a recording studio in my school, and I knew this kid who had a key, so I’d write lyrics in school while I was in class, and then, in a 10-minute break, I recorded the song ‘Hurt’ in one go at the school studio.”

― Yung Lean

“The less I give of myself to the public, the less I can be hurt.”

― Yvette Mimieux

“I’m not going to change my game because I got hurt.”

― Zach LaVine

“Fight scenes are hard, no matter what you do. You’re trying to make it look like you’re hurting someone without hurting them. It doesn’t matter how big and strong the guy is that you’re fighting or how small and feeble someone is that you’re fighting. You don’t want to hurt them. You’re working with them.”

― Zach McGowan

“I see so much more than I used to see. The effect has been to depress and sadden and hurt me terribly.”

― Zane Grey

“The impact of a minimum wage depends on how high it is to average wages. If you have too high a minimum wage, it will hurt job creation, and you will have negative job effects.”

― Zanny Minton Beddoes

“There are things that people say that hurt my feelings or whatever, especially with social media right now. It can be the most amazing thing, and it can also be the most negative and detrimental thing.”

― Zendaya

“Alcohol, tobacco, and pharmaceutical drugs are legal, but they can hurt a lot of people.”

― Ziggy Marley

“I would convert to Judaism if the operation didn’t hurt so much.”

― Zubin Mehta
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