scars Quotes

18 of the best book quotes about scars
“To be alive at all is to have scars.”
“And when I first showed him my scar, he said it was interesting. He used the word ‘textured’. He said ‘smooth’ is boring but ‘textured’ was interesting, and the scar meant that I was stronger than whatever it was that had tried to hurt me.”
“A scar is a sign of strength . . . The sign of a survivor.”
“‘We all bear scars, Dorian. Mine just happen to be more visible than most.’”
“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
“This not only meant that you were scarred for life but that you could never escape from them, because escaping with the carving of the rebels’ initials was asking for death, as soldiers would kill you without any questions and militant civilians would do the same.”
“But we knew we had no choice, we had to make it across the clearing because, as young boys, the risk of staying in town was greater for us than trying to escape. Young boys were immediately recruited, and the initials RUF were carved wherever it pleased the rebels, with a hot bayonet.”
“You want to know how I got these scars? I ripped every last piece of you out of my smile.”
“You want to know how I got these scars. I swallowed my pride and then it crawled its way out of my mouth.”
“Thank you for seeing the stars within my soul when all I saw was pain, scars, and darkness”
“The pain means you’re alive. The scars mean you’ve survived.”
“Her neck scars are a road map, too, aren’t they? Places she’s been best not to remember”
“You will always go into that tent. You will see her scar and wonder where she got it. You will always be amazed at how one woman can have so much black hair.”
“But the biggest surprise by far- on her stomach was a scar!”
“Enduring Odysseus, he was, and the name was stitched into his skin. Whoever saw him must salute and say: There is a man who has seen the world. There is a captain with stories to tell.”
“As a culture, we love a celebration. We love a first. We hold them high. We all marvel at headlines and highlight reels. But we rarely discuss the marks and scars and bruises that come with breaking through glass ceilings.”
“It’s okay to wear the scars of experience.”
“You’re left with only your scars to mark the void. All you can choose to do is go on or not. But if you go on, it’s knowing you carry your scars with you.”
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