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wounds Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about wounds
  1. #1
    “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.”
  2. #2
    “Nobody escapes being wounded. We all are wounded people, whether physically, emotionally, mentally, or spiritually.”
  3. #3
    “These words are razors to my wounded heart.”
  4. #4
    “As followers of Jesus we can also allow our wounds to bring healing to others.”
  5. #5
    “I moved from body to body, treating blisters, wounds, frostbite. But I had no treatment for what plagued people most the most. Fear.”
  6. #6
    “Stop treating your wound like it’s something you imagined. If you see the wound is real, then you can heal it.”
  7. #7
    “Perhaps you’ll need me again sometime, against Kromer or something. If you call me then I won’t come crudely, on horseback or by train. You’ll have to listen within yourself, then you will notice that I am within you.”
  8. #8
    “Fife…suddenly realized that he was free. He did not have to stay here any more. He was released. He could simply get up and walk away—provided he was able—with honor, without anyone being able to say he was a coward or courtmartialing him or putting him to jail. His relief was so great he suddenly felt joyous despite the wound.”
  9. #9
    “They had crossed a strange line; they had become wounded men; and everybody realized, including themselves, dimly, that they were now different. Of itself, the shocking physical experience of the explosion, which had damaged them and killed those others, had been almost identically the same for them as for those other ones who had gone on with it and died. The only difference was that now these, unexpectedly and illogically, found themselves alive again.”
  10. #10
    “Grief is a form of validation; it says the wound mattered. It mattered. You mattered.”
  11. #11
    “Wilson felt the pleasure of amusement. Whoever spoke was wrong, of course - as would be established soon enough when the engine was examined and they checked his wound more closely. Then they’d realize that he’d saved them all.”