„He probed himself like a doctor searching for inflammation. Did it hurt here? Did he feel the loss there?
He didn’t. There was only a sense of relief so profound it approached giddiness.“
— Daniel Abraham speculative fiction writer from the United States 1969
Chapter 22 (p. 226)
— Georges St. Pierre Canadian mixed martial artist 1981
After fight with Sean Sherk at UFC 56, on breaking Sherk's nose.
„Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you.” “Does it hurt?” asked the Rabbit. “Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. “When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.” —MARGERY WILLIAMS“
— Jenny Han, P.S. I Still Love You
„I was talkin' with a friend of mine,
Said a woman done hurt his pride.
Told him that she loved him so, then
Turned around and let him go.
Then he said "you'd better watch your step"
Or you're gonna get hurt yourself.
Someone's gonna tell you lies
Cut you down to size...“
— Tom Petty American musician 1950
Don't Do Me Like That
— Mary Balogh, Then Comes Seduction