If you have to hurt people to feel powerful, you are an extremely weak individual. Bobby Mattingly
24 quotes on being hurt:
#1: How do you know the extent to which you are hurt? Just watch how you react to those who are doing well in their own lives.
#2: You are strong but there are days you know that you’ve been broken beyond repairs and you can feel the hurt in the core of your being.
#3: Being hurt is not a function of the physical pain people cause you, sometimes you are just lying down, immobilized by the mental torture someone has inflicted on you.
#4: When you love people you give them the key to rooms in your heart and this means that when they wrong you, it’s not going to stay on the surface but will hurt you deep in your heart.
#5: The more you open up to loving people who don’t deserve to be loved, the more likely you are to be hurt irreparably by their actions.
#6: Powerful people are not those who have never been hurt, but rather are those who have harnessed all their pain and turned it into motivation for something good.
#7: Some times you just find yourself being full of hate and bitterness towards people who have done absolutely nothing wrong. You have been hurt but you refuse to acknowledge it.
#8: It might take years to realize how hurt you are by the words people speak but it takes even longer to realize how much their actions have hurt you.
#9: Hateful people don’t just jump out of the ground, they are victims of deep-seated hurt that has eaten deep into their soul and darkened their heart.
#10: It’s very easy to live a happy life once you can forgive people around you and how do you do this if you have not allowed yourself to feel the hurt they inflicted on you.
#11: Most times we are too scared to admit that we are hurt because we see it as a sign of weakness but there’s no way to achieve healing without recognizing hurt.
#12: Doing what is right when you are happy is a great feat but what’s even greater is doing what is right when you have been hurt deeply.
#13: Hurting deep inside is one of the signs that you have allowed yourself to love because the only ones who can hurt you are the ones you love deeply.
#14: Forgiveness is one of those gifts that you have to have handy at all times because every single minute you spend breathing is another opportunity for people to hurt you.
#15: The way to heal from hurt is not to ignore or act oblivious of the fact that you have been hurt. In fact, you should talk about the hurt in order to heal.
#16: The hardest thing to do is to forgive someone who is not remorseful about hurting you but forgiving them is for your own sake and not theirs.
#17: Don’t be carried away by the pain you feel that you start to embrace hurt as a default lifestyle. You also deserve people who won’t make you cry.
#18: Don’t act out of the feelings of hurt and pain, you might do something you would regret the rest of your life.
#19: How your followers perceive you as a leader relies a lot on how you handle your feelings of hurt and what responses you give to people who have hurt you.
#20: The easiest route to growth is learning how to be patient with people even when you are hurt because it shows that you have outgrown petty emotions.
#21: The most harmful feeling is the one that comes from being hurt over and over again by those you love, even when all you ever want to do is to make them happy.
#22: Hurting deeply and keeping quiet is only going to make you resent the wrong people.
#23: The way pain works is that it blinds you to all the good memories so when you find that you have been hurt, remind yourself that those bad memories are not all you’ve got.
#24: Don’t think that because you have had bad experiences in the past that you don’t deserve to be happy again. Hurting inside does not mean you are broken without repair.