Women's scars and rituals involved beauty (piercing ears and noses, binding feet, and wearing corsets); men's involved protecting women. In cultures in which physical strength is still the best way to protect women, as among the Dodos in Uganda, each time a man kills a man, he is awarded a ritual scar; the more scars, the more he is considered eligible.
Our characteristic response to the mutilated statue, the bronze dug up from the earth, is revealing. It is not that we prefer time-worn bas-reliefs, or rusted statuettes as such, nor is it the vestiges of death that grip us in them, but those of life. Mutilation is the scar left by the struggle with Time, and a reminder of it — Time which is as much a part of ancient works of art as the material they are made of, and thrusts up through the fissures, from a dark underworld, where all is at once chaos and determinism.andré malraux
* We are spinning our own fates , good or evil , and never to be undone. Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar. ... Nothing we ever do is, in strict scientific literalness, wiped out.william james
The rain Never falls upwards. When the wound Stops hurting What hurts is The scar.bertolt brecht
It is very sad to me that some people are so intent on leaving their mark on the world that they don't care if that mark is a scar.john green
What deep wounds ever closed without a scar? The hearts bleed longest, and but heal to wear That which disfigures it.lord byron
Contempt leaves a deeper scar than anger.
The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.J. K. Rowling
scar! Brother, help me! (scar: Long live the king.) AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!! (Young Simba: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!)
I'll never let it go! This is for you , scar!
scar! Brother, help me!