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Quotations on Injury

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If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.

~ Kahlil Gibran

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.

~ Mark Twain

Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.

~ Thomas Fuller

He that flings dirt at another dirtieth himself the most.

~ Thomas Fuller

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.

~ Earl of Chesterfield

Abuse a man unjustly and you will make friends for him.

~ Edgar Watson Howe

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.

~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin

The natural principle of war is to do the most harm to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves; and this of course is to be effected by strategem.

~ Washington Irving

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.

~ Niccolò Machiavelli

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