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
Say not the struggle naught availeth The labour and the wounds are vain, The enemy faints not, nor faileth, And as things have been, things remain.arthur hugh clough
Through me the energy policy of the whole Common Market is being held up. Without opening old wounds, it pleases me no end.tony benn
How much we’ll tell down there, how much, and how very different we’ll appear. What we protect here like sleepless guards, wounds and secrets locked inside us, protect with such great anxiety day after day, we’ll disclose freely and clearly down there.constantine p. cavafy
Say not the struggle nought availeth, The labour and the wounds are vain, The enemy faints not, nor faileth, And as things have been, things remain.arthur hugh clough
wounds to the pride are remembered long after wounds to the flesh.robert jordan
The capture of Simbirsk, my home town, is a wonderful tonic, the best treatment for my wounds. I feel a new lease of life and energy.
One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.aldo leopold
So much his courage and his mercy strive, He wounds to cure, and conquers to forgive.Matthew Prior
It was possible to live under the regulations established by Sir George [Cockburn], but now we are tortured to death by pin-point wounds.
Show you sweet Cæsar's wounds, poor, poor dumb mouths, And bid them speak for me.william shakespeare
There is no evidence that wounded troops care about the sexual orientation of the flight nurse or medical technician tending to their wounds.
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.
Variant translations: Time heals all wounds. Time assuages sorrow.
I approach these questions unwillingly, as it wounds, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them.
Great is the power of habit . It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain .
...whatever our ignorance left to itself, and whatever the wounds that other human beings are, we ought to study ourselves with a sort of devotion.