Quotes of the Day for 13 January 2004 – Scars
One of our student readers is working on a project about scars, involving photos of their own scars and accompanying text. I'm not sure I want to know the details, and I can't imagine what sort of class it is, but I'm happy to provide some possible text.
I probably carry more scar tissue on my derrière than any other candidate - that's political scar tissue.
- Alexander Haig
God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
- Elbert Hubbard, 1856 - 1915
The optimist already sees the scar over the wound; the pessimist still sees the wound underneath the scar.
- Ernst Schroder
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.
- Joe Darion
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
- Leonard Cohen
Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are.
- Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, 1880 - 1954
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