A boat at midnight sent alone to drift upon the moonless sea, a lute, whose leading chord is gone, a wounded bird, that hath but one imperfect wing to soar upon, are like what I am, without thee.
Thou art greatly wise, my friend, and ever respected by me, yet I find not in your theory or your scope, room enough for the lyric inspirations, or the mysterious whispers of life. To me it seems that it is madder never to abandon oneself, than often to be infatuated; better to be wounded, a captive, and a slave, than always to walk in armor.margaret fuller
I sing the hymn of the conquered, who fell in the battle of life, The hymn of the wounded, the beaten who died overwhelmed in the strife; Not the jubilant song of the victors for whom the resounding acclaim Of nations was lifted in chorus whose brows wore the chaplet of fame, But the hymn of the low and the humble, the weary, the broken in heart, Who strove and who failed, acting bravely a silent and desperate part.william wetmore story
We're wounded by fear,injured in doubt.I can lose myself,You I can't live withoutbono
'Tell me some true things about fighting.''Tell me you love me.''I love you,' the girl said. 'You can publish it in the Gazzettino if you like. I love your hard, flat body and your strange eyes that frighten me when they become wicked. I love your hand and all your other wounded places.'ernest hemingway
The man who has been wounded by a chance arrow must not shoot at sight the first man he happens to meet.edward jenks
I haven't been wounded, but I can still feel that hit. I will not tolerate such behaviour.lech kaczyński
I am convinced that we face a great offensive immediately, We have lost more than 400 killed and 300 wounded since Nov. 5 and now the Japanese have handed an ultimatum to me. I know we are not strong enough to fight. But we must hold our own, until Death!ma zhanshan
During a single week of July 1967, 164 Americans were killed and 2100 were wounded in city riots in the United States. We are truly fighting a two-front war and doing badly in both. Each war feeds on the other and, although the President assures us that we have the resources to win both wars, in fact we are not winning either.j. william fulbright
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation. The suggestions of wounded pride, the instigations of irritated resentment, would be apt to carry the States against which the arms of the Union were exerted, to any extremes necessary to avenge the affront or to avoid the disgrace of submission. The first war of this kind would probably terminate in a dissolution of the Union.Alexander Hamilton
The sacrifices of our people were very great. Out of a population of one million, 28,000 were killed, 12,600 wounded, 10,000 were made political prisoners in Italy and Germany, and 35,000 made to do forced labour, of ground; all the communications, all the ports, mines and electric power installations were destroyed, our agriculture and livestock were plundered, and our entire national economy was wrecked.enver hoxha
Was [Gandhi] almost seriously wounded when the crowd attacked his party.Dennis Dalton reports that Gandhi and and his party was attacked and he was injured. Quoted in p.47
The tap'ring pyramid, the Egyptian's pride, And wonder of the world, whose spiky top Has wounded the thick cloud.robert blair
The man who has been wounded by a chance arrow must not shoot at sight the first man he happens to meet.Chapter I, Old English Law, p. 7 (A Short History Of The English Law (First Edition) (1912))
Guide Thou my hand within that hand of Thine Thy wounded hand! until its tremblings take Strength from Thy touch.Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 88.
Thou hast wounded the spirit that loved thee And cherish'd thine image for years; Thou hast taught me at last to forget thee, In secret, in silence, and tears.Mrs. David Porter, Thou Hast Wounded the Spirit.
There is no evidence that wounded troops care about the sexual orientation of the flight nurse or medical technician tending to their wounds.Judge Ronald B. Leighton (September 24, 2010), ruling in federal court case, Witt v. Department of the Air Force — reported in Johnson, Gene (September 24, 2010). "Federal judge orders lesbian reinstated to Air Force". MSNBC. Retrieved on 2010-10-28.
A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.Alexander Pope
A wounded spirit who can bear?Proverbs, XVIII. 14. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
How are you my Abe? Is the list nearly filled Of the sick men and dying of wounded and killed Of widows and tears, or orphans unfed Of poor honest white men struggling for bread? 'Dear Devil,' quoth Abe, 'I'm doing my best To promote the interest of you and the rest."Abe's Visitor," a poem published in a Democrat newspaper in Pennsylvania.
Though we know that National Socialist power must be broken by military means, we are trying to achieve a renewal from within of the severely wounded German spirit. This rebirth must be preceded, however, by the clear recognition of all the guilt with which the German people have burdened themselves, and by an uncompromising battle against Hitler and his all too many minions…The White Rose, Fourth Leaflet
For all the propaganda of al Jazeera , the wounded pride of the Arab Street, or the vitriol of the Western Left, years from now the truth will remain that our soldiers did not come to plunder or colonize, but were willing to die for others' freedom when few others would. Neither Michael Moore nor Noam Chomsky can change that, because it is not opinion, but truth...Victor Davis Hanson, June 30, 2006 
Any commander who fails to obtain his objective, and who is not dead or seriously wounded, has not done his full duty.Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., instructions to the Third Army.[ ]
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