30 Quotes on Healing

Put on some good music and read these healing quotes.

Posted Feb 17, 2011

Healing, like forgiveness, is a gradual process. Give yourself all the time you need... and play some good music while you're at it. Music is a big part of the healing process, as you will see from some of these famous quotes on healing.

  1. "All healing is first a healing of the heart." - Carl Townsend
  2. "Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." - Helen Keller
  3. "Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it." - Tori Amos
  4. "Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is." - Gary Zukav
  5. "I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing." - Leonard Nimoy
  6. "Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity." - Hippocrates
  7. "I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity." - Billy Joel
  8. "There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with." - Harry Crews
  9. "Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn't you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are." - Rachel Naomi Remen
  10. "Humor is healing." - Brad Garrett
  11. "The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world." - Marianne Williamson
  12. "Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people's souls." - Melody Beattie
  13. "Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion." - Buddha
  14. "When you hear the music ringin' in your soul / And you feel it in your heart and it grows and grows / And it comes from the backstreet rock & roll and the healing has begun" - Van Morrison, "And the Healing Has Begun"
  15. "If there's no breaking then there's no healing, and if there's no healing then there's no learning." - One Tree Hill
  16. "Healing does not mean going back to the way things were before, but rather allowing what is now to move us closer to God." - Ram Dass
  17. "The wish for healing has always been half of health." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  18. "I've experienced several different healing methodologies over the years - counseling, self-help seminars, and I've read a lot - but none of them will work unless you really want to heal." - Lindsay Wagner
  19. "It's when we start working together that the real healing takes place... it's when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood." - David Hume
  20. "Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure." - Phyllis McGinley
  21. "Healing yourself is connected with healing others." - Yoko Ono
  22. "There are so many ways to heal. Arrogance may have a place in technology, but not in healing. I need to get out of my own way if I am to heal." - Anne Wilson Schaef
  23. "For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness." - Reba McEntire
  24. "Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones." - Proverbs 16:23-25
  25. "Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy." - Sai Baba
  26. "Music is such a great healing balm and a great way to forget your troubles." - Ricky Skaggs
  27. "The soul is healed by being with children." - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  28. "It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing." - Norman Cousins
  29. "Healing requires from us to stop struggling, but to enjoy life more and endure it less." - Darina Stoyanova
  30. "When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing." - Rabindranath Tagore

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