from Mistral's Kiss
The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay; Sat by his fire, and talked the night away, Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shoulder'd his crutch, and show'd how fields were won.Oliver Goldsmith
In his 1916 essay "The Exceptions", Sigmund Freud interprets Richard's opening soliloquy saying "we all demand reparation for early wounds to our narcissism, our self-love."Reza Baraheni
O thou, the friend of man assigned, With balmy hands his wounds to bind, And charm his frantic woe: When first Distress with dagger keen Broke forth to waste his destined scene, His wild unsated foe!william collins
And I will fare to Avalun, to the fairest of all maidens, to Argante the queen, an elf most fair, and she shall make my wounds all sound.c.1190 Brut (translated by Eugene Mason,1912).
For never can true reconcilement grow Where wounds of deadly hate have pierced so deep.john milton
The tasks are done and the tears are shed.Yesterday’s errors let yesterday cover;Yesterday’s wounds, which smarted and bled,Are healed with the healing that night has shed.sarah chauncey woolsey
It is not wise to open old wounds.Mawr, E.B. (1885). Analogous Proverbs in Ten Languages. p. 45.
Inevitably, whenever Israel takes action to protect themselves against openly genocidal Arab terror gangs, the accusations start bubbling up from antisemitic sewers that Israel is using diabolical weapons never seen before by mankind, evil chemicals that cause bizarre mutations and/or mysterious wounds.charles foster johnson
wounds to the pride are remembered long after wounds to the flesh.robert jordan
The love of Christ both wounds and heals , it fascinates and frightens , it kills and makes alive , it draws and repulses . There can be nothing more terrible or wonderful than to be stricken with love for Christ so deeply that the whole being goes out in a pained adoration of His person, an adoration that disturbs and disconcerts while it purges and satisfies and relaxes the deep inner heart .A.W. Tozer, in [ Over the Top:
So much his courage and his mercy strive, He wounds to cure, and conquers to forgive.Matthew Prior
Gross National Happiness is a function of personal decisions and individual actions as surely as little drops of water make the mighty ocean . Gross National Happiness is more than an antidote to Gross National Product. It is an anodyne that can heal the wounds of our ailing planet and still the tooth that nibbles at the soul .Kuensel, in As the World Looks to Bhutan…, kuenselonline, 21 March 2014
Envy wounds with false accusations, that is with detraction, a thing which scares virtue.leonardo da vinci
What deep wounds ever closed without a scar? The hearts bleed longest, and but heal to wear That which disfigures it.lord byron
I bring you to the dead body of Christ. I ask you to look at the wounds in His hands and feet, and the wound in His side. And I ask you, " Will you not be reconciled? "Dwight L. Moody, p. 342. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth its color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright: at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.Proverbs 23:29-32.
Come, now again, thy woes impart, Tell all thy sorrows, all thy sin; We cannot heal the throbbing heart Till we discern the wounds within.George Crabbe
As quick as lightning, in the breach Just in the place where honour's lodged, As wise philosophers have judged, Because a kick in that place more Hurts Honour than deep wounds before.Samuel Butler, Hudibras, Part II (1664), Canto III, line 1,066.
My pity hath been balm to heal their wounds.King Edward, scene viii
Give me another horse! bind up my wounds! Have mercy, Sweet Jesu!King Richard, scene iii (Act V)
Great is the power of habit . It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain .Marcus Tullius Cicero, in Dictionary of Latin Quotations Proverbs Maximus and Mottos, Classical and ..., p.212
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