An injury is damage to a biological organism.
- An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
- Lord Chesterfield, Letters to his Son.
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations
- Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 394.
- 'Twas he
Gave heat unto the injury, which returned
Like a petard ill lighted, unto the bosom
Of him gave fire to it.
- Francis Beaumont, Fair Maid of the Inn, Act II.
- Accipere quam facere injuriam præstat.
- It is better to receive than to do an injury.
- Cicero, Tusculanarum Disputationum, V. 19.
- Wit's an unruly engine, wildly striking
Sometimes a friend, sometimes the engineer.
- George Herbert, Church Porch.
- Plerumque dolor etiam venustos facit.
- A strong sense of injury often gives point to the expression of our feelings.
- Pliny the Younger, Epistles, III. 9.
- Aut potentior te, aut imbecillior læsit: si imbecillior, parce illi; si potentior, tibi.
- He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself.
- Seneca, De Ira, III. 5.
- For 'tis the sport to have the engineer
Hoist with his own petar.