Turn Your Wounds Into Wisdom ( 31 quotes with photos)

Turn Your Wounds Into Wisdom ( 31 quotes with photos)

The world is not a wish-granting factory.
Grief does not change you. It reveals you.
Without pain, how could we know joy?’


Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.  


“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”It\'s SURPRISING!


“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” 


“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”Screenshot


“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”


“One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside.”


“Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” 


“One word
Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love.”


“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”


“Behind every beautiful thing, there’s some kind of pain.”


“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”


Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.


When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.


Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.


We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.


Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.


We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.


Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.


It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.


“Let me come in when you are weeping, friend, and let me take your hand. I, who have known a sorrow such as yours, can understand.” ~ Grace Noll Crowell


“The most beautiful people I’ve known are those have have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


“You will lose someone you can’t live without,and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.”
―Anne Lamott 


“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” ~ Leo Tolstoy


Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve. – Earl Grollman


Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” – Henry James  


“Grieving is a journey that teaches us how to love in a new way now that our loved one is no longer with us. Consciously remembering those who have died is the key that opens the hearts, that allows us to love them in new ways.” – Tom Attig, The Heart of Grief


While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. ~ Samuel Johnson


Even hundredfold grief is divisible by love. ~ Terri Guillemets


Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. ~ Jacques Prévert


“In the face of events that threaten to overwhelm our lives, storytelling gives us a way of reclaiming ourselves and reaffirming our connections with other people–those who listen to our stories and, by doing so, bear witness with us.” ~ Victoria Alexander, In the Wake of Suicide: Stories of the People Left Behind



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