“An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.”
“An eye can threaten like a loaded and levelled gun, or it can insult like hissing or kicking; or, in its altered mood, by beams of kindness, it can make the heart dance for joy”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“An injury is much sooner forgiven than an insult”
“I love it when someone insults me. That means that I don't have to be nice anymore.”
“The only graceful way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it. If you can't top it, laugh at it. If you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved.”
J. Russell Lynes
“He who puts up with insult invites injury”
“He insulted me, he cheated me, he beat me, he robbed me' - those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.”
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