100 Healing Quotes To Help You Feel Better

By Maxime Lagacé maxime lagace

Maxime is the founder and chief editor of WisdomQuotes. He has been writing and collecting quotes since 2004. He's also into personal development and productivity. Most of all, he's dedicated to help you live a simpler and more peaceful life. Learn more about him on his about page.

Here are 100 of the best healing quotes I could find. Remember: healing is a journey that takes time. You should never be ashamed of it. In this article, you’ll discover quotes by Nietzsche, Aristotle, Rumi, and more. Enjoy.

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Silence is a place of great power and healing. Rachel Naomi Remen

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Self-forgiveness can heal you. Andrew Zaffina

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Your wound is not your fault but your healing is your responsibility. Unknown

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It doesn’t hurt me unless I interpret it’s happening as harmful to me. I can choose not to. Marcus Aurelius

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Change, like healing, takes time. Veronica Roth

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A clear mind heals everything that needs to be healed. Byron Katie

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There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen

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Never hurt others to heal yourself. Never hurt yourself to heal others. @PersistentObser

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Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our lives. Unknown

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Stop looking for happiness in the same place you lost it. Paulo Coelho

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If we are to nurture and heal, we must admit that the wounds exist. Iyanla Vanzant

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Knowing your own mind is the solution to all our problems. Lama Yeshe

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I think I’ve solved more problems on long walks than in front of a computer. Sahil Lavingia

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If you understand the problem, you can solve the problem. Sahil Lavingia

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Change the person in the mirror, and your world will change. Rhonda Byrne

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The Best Healing Quotes

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Every breath and every step can be nourishing and healing. Thich Nhat Hanh

Healing is an art. It takes time, it takes practice. It takes love. Maza Dohta

I do not live for what the world thinks of me, but for what I think of myself. Jack London

The moment you start feeling whole and grateful is when your brain starts to begin healing. Joe Dispenza

Let go of anything that you don’t love about your life story and just keep the things you love. Rhonda Byrne

The more seriously you take yourself, the unhappier you’re going to be. Naval Ravikant

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As confusion disappears, so does suffering. Ringu Tulku

The key to dealing with pain is not minding that it hurts. Ed Latimore

The most important relationship you have is with yourself … That is your world. That is the world you live in. That’s the worldview you have. That’s the lens you see through, and that’s going to determine the quality of your life more than anything else. Naval Ravikant

Self-knowledge is the beginning of wisdom, which is the ending of fear. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Remember, the more damaging and destructive a person behaves, the greater is their cry for healing and correction. Iyanla Vanzant

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Life will never conform to all of our desires. Ever. You can either get good at dealing with this fact or good at avoiding it. Mark Manson

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Simplicity begins when you stop believing everything you think. Courtney Carver

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

To solve all problems, be here, in reality, now. Recognize that they exist only in a past or a future. Byron Katie

The certainty you’re craving makes you suffer more than the uncertainty you’re avoiding. Maxime Lagacé

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If you get your mind in order, everything else gets that much easier. Mark Manson

Healing doesn’t eliminate all the hard moments. It changes how you handle them. Thema Bryant-Davis

When there is complete understanding of oneself, then there is the ending of conflict. Jiddu Krishnamurti

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. Jan Glidewell

At the center of all desires is the very one that is never examined: the desire to become happy. James Pierce

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When you habitually avoid external conflict, you end up creating internal conflict. Thibaut

The things to which you are attached will take control of your life. James Pierce

Nobody’s responsible for our problems but us. Mark Manson

I go to nature to be soothed, healed and have my senses put in order. John Burroughs

Part 2. Healing Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Healing Quotes (Nietzsche, Voltaire, Rumi, etc.)

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The cure for pain is in the pain. Rumi

Forget your personal tragedy. Ernest Hemingway

He that won’t be counsell’d, can’t be help’d. Benjamin Franklin

The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. Voltaire

The true purpose of tragedy is to purify the passion. Aristotle

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Navigate the problems you have, so you can end up with the problems you want. John Cena

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves. Blaise Pascal

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. Isaac Asimov

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. Friedrich Nietzsche

Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living. Talking is often a torment for me, and I need many days of silence to recover from the futility of words. Carl Gustav Jung

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When a deep injury is done to us, we never heal until we forgive. Nelson Mandela

You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution. Nelson Mandela

Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world. Marianne Williamson

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Allow nature to teach you stillness. Eckhart Tolle

Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found. Eckhart Tolle

If I could prescribe only one remedy for all the ills of the modern world, I would prescribe silence. Søren Kierkegaard

We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full. Marcel Proust

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What is thoroughly understood will not repeat itself. Jiddu Krishnamruti

Constantly bringing up the past keeps you stuck there. Kanye West

Healing yourself is connected with healing others. Yoko Ono

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert H. Humphrey

The soul is healed by being with children. Fyodor Dostoevsky

Short Healing Quotes

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Unfollow your past self. Joshua Fields Millburn

Become self-contained. Naval Ravikant

Turn your scars into stars. Rachel Wolchin (See also: https://www.instagram.com/RachelWolchin/)

Stop adding. Start removing. Maxime Lagacé

Rest, recover, renew, repeat. Courtney Carver

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No one is coming to save you, that job is personal. Tasha Nassar

Embrace your suffering tenderly. Thich Nhat Hanh

To be able to forget means sanity. Jack London

Make peace with your inner turmoil. @PersistentObser (Related topic: inner peace)

I need less than I think to be happy. Courtney Carver

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Never take it personal. Even when it is. Ed Latimore

Quiet time alone solves many problems. @orangebook_

It’s ok to rest. It’s ok to do nothing. @dailyzen

Problems must be acknowledged to be solved. Jack Butcher

Internal conflict creates external conflict. James Pierce

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The shit of your past is the fertilizer of your future. Yannick Veys

The pain of yesterday is the strength of today. Paulo Coelho

Healing is the discovery of the Divinity within. Ernest Holmes

Value time with yourself more than with anybody else. Thibaut

Your trauma doesn’t define you. Your healing does. @PersistentObser

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We live in prisons of our own making. James Pierce

You can only solve the problems you can articulate. Jack Butcher

The secret to happiness is to not mind being unhappy. Ed Latimore (Related topic: stoicism)

Say no to the trivial so you can say yes to the crucial. Maxime Lagacé

You have to get to the bottom of an issue to be on top of it. Jola Tankoka

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Helpful Healing Quotes

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The one with self-knowledge is the one that can move forward. Maxime Lagacé

To wish to be well is a part of becoming well. Seneca

Before you heal someone, ask him if he’s willing to give up the things that made him sick. Hippocrates

Meditate, so you can see and address the source of your anxiety. Naval Ravikant

When we make room for the silence, we’re able to clean up the emotional, mental, and spiritual clutter that drives us mad. Joshua Fields Millburn

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Don’t try to fill your void with noise. Fill it with silence. Maxime Lagacé

Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. Fred Rogers

Attention to the human body brings healing and regeneration. Through awareness of the body we remember who we really are. Jack Kornfield (Related topic: health)

I’d estimate at least half of my frustrations with others are actually frustrations with myself for failing to set clear boundaries and stand by them. James Clear

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You find answers when you remove what’s useless. Maxime Lagacé

Whenever you are unhappy or miserable, know for sure you need food for the soul. And that is meditation. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Humor is the buffer that saves you from humiliation. If you have a good sense of humor you can never be humiliated. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Treat the symptoms of your problems, and they will return in another form. Attack your problems at the root, and you will be free of them forever. James Pierce

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The more we say yes, the more complex life gets. Jack Butcher

The first step of waking up is making sure you don’t fall into a deeper sleep. James Pierce

Don’t let your wound pick your next chapter. Heal first then decide. Thema Bryant-Davis

If you want to heal, step away from things and people that deepen your wounds. Thema Bryant-Davis

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When pain, misery, or anger happen, it is time to look within you, not around you. Jaggi Vasudev

Often there is a time gap between knowing better and doing better. Healing is a process. Thema Bryant-Davis

Do not attend if a mask is required. Denial delays healing. Thema Bryant-Davis

You must let the pain visit. You must allow it teach you. You must not allow it overstay. Ijeoma Umebinyuo

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The best thing you can do for society is to take care of yourself first. @orangebook_

If you have a lot on your mind, write. It’s meditation. It’s thought purification. It’s self-guidance. And it’s the habit of all clear thinkers. @orangebook_

The more distant you’re the more you can see the whole picture. You have a broader view with less emotional confusion. @TheAncientSage

You have to walk, and create the way by your walking; you will not find a ready-made path. Osho

To me, forgiveness is the cornerstone of healing. Sylvia Fraser

Let’s recap:

  • A sign of wisdom: you forgive easily (others and yourself).
  • Remember: you don’t heal with busyness. You heal with silence, self-understanding and time.
  • Healing must be:
    • A choice
    • An act
  • Understanding how your mind works is the key. Meditation can help.
  • Best ways to heal?
    • Take long walks in nature
    • Talk to someone you love
    • Write about your feelings in a journal
    • Want more tips?

 

Call to action: Read 100 Love Yourself Quotes That Will Make You Stronger

or 100 Broken Heart Quotes To Help You Heal (Fast)

or How To Improve Your Mental Health – 36 Wellness Tips

or Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress (mayoclinic.org)

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Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He started journaling, reflecting, writing his thoughts, feelings and quotes.

His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running.

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, SEO, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

You can find him on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Quora, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube.

Last update

June 23, 2022

Originally published

November 12, 2020

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