65 Scar Quotes On Success In Life

These scar quotes will inspire you. Scar, a mark remaining (as on the skin) after injured tissue has healed or a steep high cliff or rock outcrop, especially of limestone.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scar quotes, scar sayings, and scar proverbs.

Best Scar Quotes

  1. “From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says, “I survived.”” ~ Craig Scott
  2. “It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” ~ Rose Kennedy
  3. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  4. “The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” ~ Douglas MacArthur

  5. “A scar is never ugly. That is what the scar makers want us to think. A scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived.” ~ Chris Cleave
  6. “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.” ~ Steve Goodier
  7. “I’m grateful for every scar, some pages turned, some bridges burned, but there were lessons learned” ~ Carrie Underwood
  8. “I think scars are like battle wounds – beautiful, in a way. They show what you’ve been through and how strong you are for coming out of it.” ~ Demi Lovato

  9. “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
  10. “Turn your scars into stars.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  11. “What doesn’t kill you is gonna leave a scar.” ~ Marilyn Manson
  12. “Some people see scars, and it is wounding they remember. To me they are proof of the fact that there is healing.” ~ Linda Hogan

  13. “Every winner has scars.” ~ Herbert Newton Casson
  14. “I’ll burn myself, or I’ll cut myself. For a burn or a cut might be shown, might be nursed, might scar or heal, would be a miserable kind of emblem; would anyway be there, on the surface of her body, rather than corroding it from within. Now the thought came to her again, that she might scar herself in some way. It came, like the solution to a problem: I won’t be doing it like some hysterical girl. I won’t be hoping she’ll come catch me at it. It won’t be like lying on the sitting-room floor. I’ll be doing it for myself, as a secret.” ~ Sarah Waters
  15. “I just want to show off my scar proudly and not be afraid of it.” ~ Carly Simon
  16. “Wounds turn into scars and scars make you tough.” ~ Aisha Tyler

  17. “He jests at scars that never felt a wound.” ~ William Shakespeare
  18. “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
  19. “Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.” ~ Rosa Parks
  20. “Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.” ~ Leonard Cohen

  21. “Scars are memory. Like sutures. They stitch the past to me.” ~ China Mieville
  22. “Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that’s not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.” ~ Lance Armstrong
  23. “Want know how I got these scars? My father was a drinker and a fiend. And one night he goes off crazier than usual. Mommy gets the kitchen knife to defend herself. He doesn’t like that. Not one bit. So, me watching, he takes the knife to her, laughing while he does it. He turns to me, and he says, ‘why so serious?’ He comes at me with the knife. ‘Why so serious?!’. He sticks the blade in my mouth. ‘Let’s put a smile on that face!’ And why so serious?” ~ Heath Ledger
  24. “I’m a catalyst for change. You can’t be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.” ~ Rupert Murdoch

  25. “When I saw all of the people I have known all these years, when we got together, it was scary because B.B King and I lived in the same place in Nevada.” ~ Ruth Brown
  26. “God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  27. “We must see all scars as beauty. Okay? This will be our secret. Because take it from me, a scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, ‘I survived’.” ~ Chris Cleave , Beauty of scar quotes
  28. “I don’t have to write about the future. For most people, the present is enough like the future to be pretty scary.” ~ William Gibson

  29. “If we put the camera on ourselves, our friends and neighbors, we’ll come up with some scary stuff.” ~ Neil LaBute
  30. “You know you’ve made it when you’ve been moulded in miniature plastic. But you know what children do with Barbie dolls – it’s a bit scary, actually.” ~ Cate Blanchett
  31. “I probably carry more scar tissue on my derrière than any other candidate-that’s political scar tissue.” ~ Alexander Haig
  32. “I just don’t want to die without a few scars.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  33. “Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?” ~ Fulton J. Sheen
  34. “The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  35. “I’ve thought Cheney was scary for a long time. Now I know I was right to be nervous.” ~ Sarah Brady
  36. “It’s scary when one day the city is there and the next day it’s gone. To see the water actual kill people, I couldn’t believe it. I never fathomed it could bury a city.” ~ Kevin Garnett

  37. “Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones.” ~ Mignon McLaughlin
  38. “A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.” ~ Leonard Cohen
  39. “I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.” ~ Angelina Jolie
  40. “We are still living in the aftershock of Hiroshima, people are still the scars of history.” ~ Edward Bond

  41. “Let our scars fall in love.” ~ Galway Kinnell
  42. “I don’t think being the only child of a single parent helped. I was always a little unsteady in my self-belief. Then there was the Jewish thing. I love being Jewish, I have no problem with it at all. But it did become like a scar, with all these people saying you don’t look it.” ~ Lauren Bacall
  43. “A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we’re children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they’re scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it’s pretty much in the eye of the beholder.” ~ Stephen King
  44. “Don’t go on American Idol, I think you’ll spend the rest of your life living it down and I think it’s getting kinda scary, isn’t it?” ~ Joe Cocker

  45. “That one man scorned and covered with scars
    Still strove with his last ounce of courage
    To reach the unreachable star.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  46. “Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.” ~ Hans Selye
  47. “I wear glasses, have a big scar, I sing loud, and I am blond. I’m sorry!” ~ Anastacia
  48. “Be fond of the man who jests at his scars, if you like; but never believe he is being on the level with you.” ~ Pamela Hansford Johnson

  49. “Love hurts, love scars, love wounds, and mars.” ~ Roy Orbison
  50. “This little kid pointed at me and said, ‘You look disgusting!’ That was the first time I thought maybe I did. I decided I’d better start eating. I’m just thankful that I made it through with relatively few scars.” ~ Susan Dey
  51. “Because nobody goes through life without a scar.” ~ Carol Burnett
  52. “It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars.” ~ Garrison Keillor

  53. “I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don’t like that. It’s great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you’re worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.” ~ Angelina Jolie
  54. “I think it’s one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.” ~ Angela Carter
  55. “I don’t want to die without any scars.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  56. “China is more prosperous than before. The people have better lives but they are not happy and confident because the scars are still there.” ~ Jung Chang

  57. “I couldn’t believe they were saying I put a horrible fake plastic bosom over scars I was trying to heal and keep it in place with a tight bra, which could stop my blood flow, just so I could fit into my clothes.” ~ Koo Stark
  58. “I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.” ~ Angelina Jolie
  59. “Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.” ~ Henry Rollins
  60. “Never ran away for the sake of scars.” ~ Andy Biersack

  61. “A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.” ~ Carly Simon
  62. “I enjoy getting riled up, and nothing’s gonna do that for you like a good scary movie.” ~ Sophia Bush
  63. “The scary thing is when I did my set in Texas everyone was excited. The show was great. I was done and the next DJ put something on vinyl and the difference! The quality!!” ~ Peter Hook

  64. “My desk, most loyal friend thank you. You’ve been with me on every road I’ve taken. My scar and my protection.” ~ Marina Tsvetaeva
  65. “Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.” ~ Wallace Stegner

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