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Injury

An injury is damage to a biological organism.

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  • An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
    • Lord Chesterfield, Letters to his Son.

Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical QuotationsEdit

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.
  • 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.
  • 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 the Younger, De Ira, III. 5.

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