1. "Broken does not mean non-functioning, or incapacitated, it does however mean ready for repair" ~ Shawn Boreta
  2. "I always hated when my scars started to fade, because as long as I could still see them, I knew why I was hurting" ~ Jodi Picoult, Handle With Care
  3. "One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside" ~ John Lennon
  4. "Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world" ~ C.S. Lewis
  5. "We are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That's what connects us--that we're all broken, all beautifully imperfect" ~ Emilio Estevez
  6. "Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word" ~ George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
  7. "This next song is about when you get your heart broken and you try your best to glue it back together and you wake up one morning and you’re so happy because you realize, Oh my God, the tape’s holding!" ~ Sara Quin
  8. "Only in the shattering can the rebuilding occur" ~ Barbara Marciniak, Family of Light: Pleiadian Tales and Lessons in Living
  9. "Astley comes to my side. 'Are you well?' 'No,' I tell him, voice hoarse. 'I am not well. I am broken inside. I am broken almost all-the-way deep, and I don't know...I don't know if I can ever be unbroken, let alone well again' " ~ Carrie Jones, Entice
  10. "When you really love someone, you see all their mess and their brokenness and you love them anyway. In fact, seeing all of that sort of makes you love them more" ~ Heather Hepler
  11. "Turn your wounds into wisdom" ~ Oprah Winfrey
  12. "I don't want to runaway from you. I'd rather walk every selfless steps just to be by your side" ~ Rea Erika Paraz Ebate
  13. "Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best?" ~ Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
  14. "The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again" ~ Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby
  15. "One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love" ~ Sophocles
  16. "We hurt so much because we have lost a part of ourselves. If we have loved much, we must have given much also, and when everything's over, we feel as though we have lost everything" ~ Jocelyn Soriano, Mend My Broken Heart
  17. "I know everything and nothing about him all at the same time" ~ Megan Hart, Broken
  18. "I just looked at her, feeling utterly empty. I didn’t know what I was supposed to say to her. My life is in that bed. Please let me stay" ~ Maggie Stiefvater, Linger
  19. "My heart hurts that means I’m alive" ~ Kazuya Minekura, Stigma
  20. "Feel, he told himself, feel, feel, feel. Even if what you feel is pain, only let yourself feel " ~ P.D. James, The Children of Men
  21. "I cannot be with someone who takes pleasure in inflicting pain on me, someone who can’t love me" ~ E.L. James, Fifty Shades Darker
  22. "Pain will leave you, when you let go" ~ Jeremy Aldana
  23. "Don't let pain keep you out of the garden" ~Welwyn Wilton Katz
  24. "It isn’t right to wish pain on other people just because they hurt me first" ~ Veronica Roth, Divergent
  25. "Now I lay facedown on the bed, sobbing for the woman who once slept here not knowing that someday one of her worst fears would come true" ~ Jennifer Castle, The Beginning of After

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