152 Healing Quotes and Sayings

Whatever pain that you are feeling surely deserves healing. You will heal at the right time with the people that genuinely care for you  and what you’ve been through. So let yourself gradually move on from hurting with these 152 healing quotes.

Healing Quotes

1. All healing is first a healing of the heart. – Carl Townsend

2. Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it. – Tori Amos

3. Healing yourself is connected with healing others. – Yoko Ono

4. Healing comes only from that which leads the patient beyond himself and beyond his entanglements with ego…. – Carl Jung

5. 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

6. It has been said that time heals all wounds. The truth is that time does not heal anything. It merely passes. It is what we do during the passing of time that helps or hinders the healing process. – Jay Marshall

7. Healing rain is a real touch from God. It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever. – Michael W. Smith

8. Every step taken in mindfulness brings us one step closer to healing ourselves and the planet. – Thich Nhat Hanh

9. Healing is simply attempting to do more of those things that bring joy and fewer of those things that bring pain. – O. Carl Simonton

10. It’s not all about healing yourself; it’s just as importantly about letting yourself heal. – Terri Guillemets

11. Healing is impossible in loneliness; it is the opposite of loneliness. Conviviality is healing. To be healed we must come with all the other creatures to the feast of Creation. – Wendell Berry

12. Awareness is the first step in healing. – Dean Ornish

13. Healing requires from us to stop struggling, but to enjoy life more and endure it less. – Darina Stoyanova

14. Part of the healing process is sharing with other people who care. – Jerry Cantrell

15. Healing is the journey. The destination is yourself. The full recognition of all the different aspects of yourself-your joy, your sorrow, your pain, your pleasure-all lead you to the source of who you are. Only by having intimate contact with this source can you experience the fullness of your life. Only by fearlessly looking within can you embrace the landscape of your life and open yourself completely to all the love and compassion that lives inside you. – Philip Berk

16. Healing is the application of love. – Iyanla Vanzant

17. Ultimately, there can be no complete healing until we have restored our primal trust in life. – Georg Feuerstein

18. Reconciliation is a part of the healing process, but how can there be healing when the wounds are still being inflicted? – N. K. Jemisin

19. Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls your life. – Akshay Dubey

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

Healing Quotes

21. Everybody has losses. It’s unavoidable in life. Sharing our pain is very healing. – Isabel Allende

22. Healing is taking place all the time, and we know it is God who is doing the work. – Malinda Cramer

23. Healing begins in the moment a life-enhancing thought (an affirmation) is chosen to replace a life-diminishing thought, no matter how you may be feeling… no matter how much energy is moving or not moving in the body. – Binnie A. Dansby

24. Healing begins with intention. – Dr. Jacqueline Fields

25. Healing is a choice. It’s not an easy one, because it takes work to turn around your habits, but keep making the choice and shifts will happen. – Yehuda Berg

26. One’s attitude towards oneself is the single most important factor in healing and staying well. – Dr. Bernie Siegel

27. Healing invokes the power of compassion, both for yourself and for others… At this point, the healed may become a healer. – David Hawkins

28. As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else. – Maya Angelou

29. Healing is a journey. It involves stepping out of our habitual roles, our conventional scripts, and improvising a dancing path. – Gabrielle Roth

30. The greatest healing would be to wake up from what we are not. – Mooji

31. 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

32. The place of true healing is a fierce place. It’s a giant place. It’s a place of monstrous beauty and endless dark and glimmering light. And you have to work really, really, really hard to get there, but you can do it. – Cheryl Strayed

33. Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure. – Phyllis McGinley

34. Healing is about transforming the consciousness, creating a resonance within a person so that the healing can reach them. – HA-Tony Neate

35. Other people are going to find healing in your wounds. Your greatest life messages and your most effective ministry will come out of your deepest hurts. – Rick Warren

36. The more you’ve suffered, the more you’ve wanted to bring healing to others. – Ralph Edwards

37. With the gift of listening comes the gift of healing. – Catherine de Hueck Doherty

38. To experience some healing within yourself, and to contribute healing to the world, you are summoned to wade through the muck from time to time. – James Hollis

39. Any psychologist will tell you that healing comes from honest confrontation with our injury or with our past. Whatever that thing is that has hurt us or traumatized us, until we face it head on, we will have issues moving forward in a healthy way. – Nate Parker

40. Healing is an inside job. – Dr. B.J. Palmer

Healing Quotes

41. Self-forgiveness is essential to self-healing. – Ruth Carter Stapleton

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

43. I suppose that since most of our hurts come through relationships so will our healing, and I know that grace rarely makes sense for those looking in from the outside. – Wm. Paul Young

44. Some people see scars, and it is wounding they remember. To me they are proof of the fact that there is healing. – Linda Hogan

45. Healing wasn’t always the best thing. Sometimes a hole was better left open. Sometimes it healed too thick and too well and left separate pieces fused and incompetent. And it was harder to reopen after that. – Ann Brashares

46. Everybody’s damaged. It’s just a question of how badly, and whether you’re healing or still bleeding. – Angela N. Blount

47. 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

48. If there is a single definition of healing it is to enter with mercy and awareness those pains, mental and physical, from which we have withdrawn in judgment and dismay. – Stephen Levine

49. Healing is more about accepting the pain and finding a way to peacefully co-exist with it. – Jaeda DeWalt

50. There is a moment in our healing journey when our denial crumbles; we realize our experience and it’s continued effects on us won’t “just go away”. That’s our breakthrough moment. It’s the sun coming out to warm the seeds of hope so they can grow our personal garden of empowerment. – Jeanne McElvaney

51. Instead of saying, “I’m damaged, I’m broken, I have trust issues” say “I’m healing, I’m rediscovering myself, I’m starting over.” – Horacio Jones

52. Even the smallest shift in perspective can bring about the greatest healing. – Joshua Kai

53. All the world knew that a maester forged his silver link when he learned the art of healing—but the world preferred to forget that men who knew how to heal also knew how to kill. – George R.R. Martin

54. Be just the balm you need to heal what ails you. – Heather Davis

55. Even when something is not your fault, toxic blame has no place in your life. Focus on your own empowerment and healing. – Bryant McGill

56. Temporary, but excruciating, pain is the price of healing. – Vironika Tugaleva

57. Allow yourself to ache. In it, there is healing. – Naide P Obiang

58. Healing is painful. It means disinfecting deep wounds. It means experiencing the pain for a season in order to put in the past for a lifetime. – Emilyann Allen

59. A true healer is the one who heals himself first so others can benefit from his own healing. – Hong Curley

60. Healing ultimately comes down to whether or not you have made the decision to do so. – Gary Hopkins

Healing Quotes

61. Healing comes from nature; it takes us back from any evil. – Alan Maiccon

62. Contribute fear to the cause and the effect shall be illness. Contribute faith to the cause and the effect shall be healing. – Jason Micheal Ratliff

63. Perhaps some of our answers lie in looking for ways to do the things we do every day just differently enough to have an impact that contributes to healing instead of destruction. – Heidi Barr

64. Time is the most powerful healer, that heals almost every wound. Just trust the process, take your time and let the healing begin. – Asma Naqi

65. People can heal themselves, and also during that process they can work together and focus on healing the planet. – Andrew Lutts

66. True emotional healing doesn’t happen without feeling. The only way out is through. – Jessica Moore

67. The greatest asset in my pain is the power that it has to bring healing to the life of another, of which I myself am included. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

68. Sometimes it takes great heartbreak to find great healing and even greater wholeness. – Mandy Hale

69. Healing looks different on everyone. – Eliot Knight

70. Healing is a process in which we heal ourself. It happens gradually. It happens slowly. And it takes time. You have to let go of everyone and everything in your life in order to heal. – Avijeet Das

71. An exchange of empathy provides an entry point for a lot of people to see what healing feels like. – Tarana Burke

72. My own path towards wellness has been a long and dynamic one. It’s taught me that healing from the inside out takes time and there can be great value in various sources of guidance. – Carre Otis

73. There is so much division in this world. So what is really the path of healing? It can begin in this moment, by embracing the life that’s here. – Tara Brach

74. I’m not going to heal. Not if healing means shrugging your shoulders and saying ‘Life goes on’. Life doesn’t go on. – Mike Carey

75. The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. – Marianne Williamson

76. 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

77. Nothing is so healing as the human touch. – Bobby Fischer

78. People and land need healing which is all inclusive – holistic. – Allan Savory

79. Healing is a moral thing to do. – Jay Inslee

80. Healing is embracing what is most feared; healing is opening what has been closed, softening what has hardened into obstruction, healing is learning to trust life. – Jeanne Achterberg

Healing Quotes

81. I think art is a healing force, and if we give in to the joy that can be found in art, then we are able to sustain ourselves in spite of ourselves. – Ntozake Shange

82. Healing and miracles have been a mystery to men of all times. To some, the phenomenon is frightening, while others find it exhilarating. – Mother Angelica

83. I always say a tremendous amount of healing is in your own hands. – Hayley Mills

84. A lot of healing is in the mind. I’m not talking about serious illnesses like cancer. I’m talking about ordinary broken bones. Healing begins in the head. You have to convince yourself you can do it. – Tony McCoy

85. Sometimes the process of growth looks a lot like destruction and pain. But you’ll realize with time that you’re not breaking; you’re healing. – Brittany Burgunder

86. The start of healing is when you acknowledge the pain. – Conee Berdera

87. Healing is a precious process.
There are many ways out, but only one way to go in.
– debbie lynn

88. Trust the unpredictable intelligence of healing, and know that their “symptoms” may get worse before they get better; energy may become more intense before it dies down. What appears now as chaos and disintegration may in fact be a necessary release and an intelligent reorganization of blocked systems. – Jeff Foster

89. It’s the trying that heals you. That’s all you have to do. Just try. – Katherine Center

90. Don’t rush your healing, don’t pretend to be okay when you’re not and don’t apologize for being broken. – Lizelle Gutierrez

91. Healing old hurts can only begin when the children we once were feel safe enough to speak their hearts to the adults we are now. – L.R. Knost

92. As we commit to peace in our own lives, our own little worlds, encompassing everyone we know personally, then we will find the way of peace spreading like a great healing light all over the world. – Laurence Overmire

93. Healing comes in waves, and I’m allowed to feel every rise and every fall of my tide. – Alexandra Elle

94. Believing that you don’t deserve to heal is one of the biggest blocks to healing. – Jodi Aman

95. There’s more to healing than what the eye can see. – Andrew Peterson

96. Although healing practices are periodically marginalized, they do not remain so for long. In one way or another, healing always finds an occasion for reemergence. In the midst of inexpressible suffering, it seems that someone will always believe in the beauty and wonder of the gospel. – J.D. King

97. It’s through the darkness that deep healing comes to enlighten us. Don’t be afraid of the dark and keep your Faith high instead. A healing process will only take place when we surrender to our own rebirth and a new Life will come from a stronger heart. – Ana Claudia Antunes

98. Healing happens when you honor who you really are and take advantage of this deeper knowledge to address all aspects of your being. – Catherine Carrigan

99. Your pain is an opportunity for you to learn about yourself. – Gary Zukav

100. Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe. – C. JoyBell C.

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

102. 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

103. It’s always hard to deal with injuries mentally, but I like to think about it as a new beginning. I can’t change what happened, so the focus needs to go toward healing and coming back stronger than before. – Carli Lloyd

104. We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion. – Max de Pree

105. 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

106. I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music. – Billy Joel

107. We can’t heal what we refuse to acknowledge. – Scott Stabile

108. Healing is not about moving on or “getting over it,” it’s about learning to make peace with our pain and finding purpose in our lives again. – Shirley Kamisky

Healing Quotes

109. Healing from a loss doesn’t happen on schedule. You need to give the head and heart time to catch up with the reality. – Drishti Bablani

110. Healing is a revolutionary act and we are here to awaken to the true nature of our own souls and the gifts we have to give to the world. – Michael Meade

111. Healing starts the moment you accept the truth about what has happened. But healing doesn’t come quickly. When you know that death or pain has come, you face a moment when you stare that pain in the eyes and declare that you will not be defeated by it. Then you turn away and grieve. – Chris Pepple

112. Healing restores to wholeness that which has been injured or fragmented. – Sharon Weil

113. Healing is your right, your responsibility and the risk you can’t afford not to take. – Thaiia Senquetta

114. Truth is the basis of all healing. – Barbara Schmidt

115. If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

116. But the healing place is with in you. Healing is a gift you were granted at birth, just as you were granted to others. Use your gifts, child. Use the beauty, the courage, the hope and the love that is within you. Call upon your strength. Use compassion and faith. Even during sad times joy is within you. Bring it forth. Wisdom is there to guide you. Use any one of your gifts and you will rouse the power of your healing place. Use all of them and you will sustain it. – Charlene Costanzo

117. Belief is half of healing. – Patrick Ness

118. God is in the healing, not the pain. – Tom Krause

119. Some wounds were worth bearing for the healing they brought. – Dianna Hardy

120. Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. – Hippocrates

Healing Quotes

121. Healing comes when we choose to walk away from darkness and move towards a brighter light. – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

122. Sharing our stories can also be a means of healing. Grief and loss may isolate us, and anger may alienate us. Shared with others, these emotions can be powerfully uniting, as we see that we are not alone, and realize that others weep with us. – Susan Wittig Albert

123. 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

124. Healing is, by definition, taking a process of disintegration of life and transforming into a process of return to life. – Caroline Myss

125. To suffer one’s confusion is the first step in healing. – Robert A. Johnson

126. There is healing in the bitter cup. – Robert Southey

127. True healing is realizing you were never sick in the first place. – Duncan Trussell

128. The deepest healing is the healing of the deepest wound. The deepest wound is the frustration of the deepest need. The deepest need is the need for meaning, purpose, and hope. – Peter Kreeft

129. Being empowered with the knowledge that you are the creator of your own reality, is the best way to accelerate healing and learning. – David Wolfe

130. Healing of the physical without the change in the mental and spiritual aspects brings little real help to the individual in the end. How true, because the mind and the body imprint and imitate each other. What we think, we become. What we become, we think. It’s an insidious process that can predispose us to illness or it can lead us to health. – Edgar Cayce

131. The message that underlies healing is simple yet radical: We are already whole…. Underneath our fears and worries, unaffected by the many layers of our conditioning and actions, is a peaceful core. The work of healing is peeling away the barriers of fear that keep us unaware of our true nature of love, peace, and rich interconnection with the web of life. Healing is the rediscovery of who we are and who we have always been. – Bill Vaughan

132. The more we are cleansed of conflicts, all sorts of conflicts, the easier it is for us to use our energy in a way that attracts the immutable healing of it all. – Maya Tiwari

133. Healing is as incremental and mysterious as the damage … what took time, takes time. – William P. Young

134. Healing is making whole, restoring a state of perfection and balance that has been lost. – Andrew Weil

135. Be gentle with everyone you meet; we all have experienced pain, hurt, anger, and rejection. Be kind to everyone’s spirit; you have no idea what healing your light can afford. – Grace Gealey

136. Hope is the first step to healing. – Shilpa Menon

137. Healing comes from love. And loving every living thing in turn helps you love yourself. – Portia de Rossi

138. Heal the soul first; then healing of the mind and body will follow. – Zhi Gang Sha

139. In the deserts of the heart
Let the healing fountain start.
– W. H. Auden

140. The first step in healing is to put the focus on what’s alive now, not what happened in the past. – Marshall B. Rosenberg

141. Healing at all levels is very much a family affair. When the humans are dealing with illness, stress, or family discord, the animals will be impacted as well. – Elizabeth Eiler

142. Healing has its own power and, once started, it moves ahead methodically knowing exactly what track to take for the most efficient and effective results. – Donna Goddard

143. Be healing with your words, be tender with your words, be gentle with your words and watch your words bring gentle, tender healing in the hearts of others. – Heather Wolf

144. Healing is not always about completely healing but sometimes just lessening of the pain. – Matthew Donnelly

145. The part of us that feels anger and depression is the same part that feels peace and love. If you refuse to feel the anger and the pain of a loss, you will not be able to feel anything else until that area heals. In other words, stay out of your own way. Let yourself feel bad if you want to feel bad. Feel joy, too. Healing is taking place. Give yourself the gift of healing. – Peter McWilliams

146. True healing, just like all growth, requires being willing to work our edge of discomfort. – Jessica Moore

147. Sometimes healing comes after helping someone that is going through the same trauma you went through. Help yourself by helping others. – Ace Antonio Hall

148. Consciously or unconsciously, every being is capable of healing himself or others. – Hazrat Inayat Khan

149. The art of healing is like an unroofed temple, uncovered at the top and cracked at the foundation. – Benjamin Rush

150. Interact with others as if you are radiating happiness and healing from within. – Franklin Gillette

151. Sometimes the most healing thing to do is remind ourselves over and over and over, other people feel this too. – Andrea Gibson

152. Healing does not take place in the fast lane. – Angeles Arrien

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