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injuries Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about injuries
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“He stood there, rubbing his injured shoulder, and Rainsford, with fear again gripping his heart, heard the general’s mocking laugh ring through the jungle.”
Richard Connell
author
The Most Dangerous Game
book
Sanger Rainsford
General Zaroff
characters
fear
injuries
jungles
concepts
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“To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.”
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“As it chanced, [Jurgis] had been hurt on a Monday, and had just paid for his last week’s board and his room rent, and spent nearly all the balance of his Saturday’s pay. He had less than seventy-five cents in his pockets, and a dollar and a half due him for the day’s work he had done before he was hurt. He might possibly have sued the company, and got some damages for his injuries, but he did not know this, and it was not the company’s business to tell him.”
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“Why should the injured, the still bleeding, bear the onus of forgiveness?”
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“A negative outlook is more of a handicap than any physical injury.”
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“I am either deceived, or I am injured.”
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“I thought Ryan was dead. Actually, he was still alive, if just barely. The docs worked like hell to save him. Ryan would eventually be medevac’d out of Iraq. His wounds were severe—he’d never see again, not only out of the eye that had been hit but the other as well. It was a miracle that he lived. But at that moment at base, I was sure he was dead. I knew it in my stomach, in my heart, in every part of me. I’d put him in the spot where he got hit. It was my fault he’d been shot.”
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“It wasn’t a question of if a bull rider got injured, but rather when and how badly.”
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“I easily grant, that civil government is the proper remedy for the inconveniencies of the state of nature, which must certainly be great, where men may be judges in their own case, since it is easy to be imagined, that he who was so unjust as to do his brother an injury, will scarce be so just as to condemn himself for it.”
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“When a star running back or wide receiver is injured, the coaches worry about their game plans. When a star quarterback gets hurt, the coaches worry about their jobs.”
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“I had no idea a living being could sustain so much injury and go on living.”
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If I run I may fall down and break myself.
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“I have learned to accept my responsibility and to forgive myself first, then to apologize to anyone injured by my misreckoning.”
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“The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.”
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“Witty closing remarks have been replaced by massive head trauma and severe hemorrhaging.”
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“If we needed urgent help, why not get in Einar’s car and drive to the doctor’s? Einar always had his car when we went camping. That’s how we got there. Why stand around waving at a nonexistent troop on a hill that wasn’t high enough and probably misspelling words in the process (‘UNGENT/SEND HEAP/I’M BADLY CURT’) when we could hop into Einar’s Studebaker?”
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“He didn’t look where he was sitting and instead of sitting on the nice cool grass in the shade he sat on a bumble bee. Well if you were a bumble bee and a bull sat on you what would you do? You would sting him. And that is just what this bee did to Ferdinand.”
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“I stubbed my big toe on a very hard rock...”
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“And I flew through the air and I went for a sail and I sprained the main bone in the tip of my tail!”
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“She has to do a lot of thinking about accident victims, because they have acquired brain injuries... So her thinking quota is just about used up by the time she gets home and she can’t be thinking thoughtful thoughts about me and Ricci, and Caramella with a sprained ankle.”
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″‘I know,’ says Dog. He is silent for a moment, then he says, ‘I am blind in one eye, but life is still good.‘”
Fox
book
Dog
character
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“He takes her to the cave above the river, and there he tries to tend her burnt wing; but Magpie does not want his help.”
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″‘An eye is nothing!’ says Magpie. ‘How would you feel if you couldn’t run?‘”
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″‘I’m sorry, Shiloh,’ I whisper, over and over, both hands on him so’s he won’t try to get up. The blood’s just pouring from a rip in his ear.”

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