51 Numb Quotes to Help You Cope with Life

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Life can be tough. Sometimes, it feels like everything is happening all at once and we are just left numb. We don’t know how to cope with the pain and the hurt.

That’s why we’ve put together this list of numb quotes to help you through those tough times.

Reading these quotes will allow you to feel understood and less alone.

So, if you’re feeling numb, take a look at these quotes and let them help you find your way back to happiness.

“Numbness is not the absence of feeling but the absence of contact with feeling.” -Adrienne Rich
“Numbness is not nothingness. It is the freezing of sensation, the delay of feeling.” – Elaine Scarry
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” -John Quincy Adams
“You can’t put a limit on how much you can improve and how much you can do. There are no limits on what you can be, do, or have in life.” -Tony Robbins
“Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s Impossibilities.” -Robert H. Schuller
“The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about.” -Dr. Wayne Dyer
“The greatest pain that comes from love is loving someone you can never have.” – Unknown
“I’m not afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” – Woody Allen
“To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Unknown
“Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.” – Kin Hubbard
“Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.” – Mohandas Gandhi
“When life gives you lemons, make grape juice, then sit back and let the world wonder how you did it.” – Steven Furtick
“If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.” – John F. Kennedy
“Pain demands to be felt.” – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” – Eric Hoffer
“In the rain, all birds seek shelter; but eagles avoid running water and stay above the clouds.” – Paulo Coelho, The Zahir
“The empty stomach is a perpetual feast.”- Paulo Coelho
“Your Perfectionism is what’s Holding You Back” – Jonathan fields
“Stop comparing yourself to other people. There’s nothing normal about comparison, It’s an act of madness.”- Paulo Coelho
“And then, I forget why I’m mad.”- Rupi Kaur
“The greatest damage societal maleficence does to us is not that it withholds some good thing or opportunity from us, but that it erodes our own unbreakable will.”- Rahul Singh
“I find that the more we numb ourselves to the joy and the pain, we also numb ourselves to the ambiguities in between.- Nayyirah Waheed
“It is better to be hurt by the truth than comforted by a lie.”- Khaled Hosseini
“The limitation of riots, violence, breaking glass and burning cars, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting or violence becomes an emotional catharsis but after it is over, little has changed.” – Toni Morrison
“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.” – Thomas Szasz
“At times life is too hard to be endured. At other times, it is a trifle too sweet. But at all times and in all places it is a responsibility.” – Og Mandino
“I am so tired, but I can’t sleep…” – Unknown
“How did I go from being so happy to so sad…” – Unknown
“Life moves on…whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.” – George Bernard Shaw
“The number one rule of thumb is don’t get numb.” – Irvine Welsh
“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” -Malcolm X
“The greatest numbness comes from big changes or the lack thereof.” -Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing
“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!” -Emiliano Zapata Salazar
“And then I became aware of a great stillness, an emptiness, a canyons within me. Echoes without sound.” -Sandra Cisneros, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
“The first pillar of happiness is always freedom; the second is never be scared.” -Tom Robbins, Villa Incognito
“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” -Psalm 30:5
“For me, dreams were my reality. The only way that I could see things.” – Marilyn Manson
“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran
“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath
“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki
“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius
“The funny thing about pain is that it demands to be felt.” -John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
“Our pain is often caused by our own refusal to face reality.” – Shannon L. Alder
“There is no greater pain than to recall in our hearts the happy time when we were without pain.” – Dante Alighieri, Inferno
“Pain has a strange tendency to govern even the ablest men’s actions.” – Thucyd
“It is better to feel pain than nothing at all. The Riley of numbness is worse than any hurt.”- Maya Angelou
“If you numbed yourself to the pain, you would numbed yourself to the good stuff too.”- Jodi Picoult
“I think that’s the secret to life… not necessarily avoiding the pain, but letting it into your life and then finding the beauty in it.”- Ellen DeGeneres
“The scariest moment is always just before you start.”- Stephen King
“You will only know how strong you are when being strong is the only choice you have.”- Bob Marley
“Of course it’s going to be hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it was easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.”- A League of Their Own
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”- Dalai Lama
“The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid.”- Mark Strand
“And then it happened — as things so often do in life — that what had at first seemed terrible turned out to be a blessing.”- Mary Balogh
“How does one get over numbness? It’s like getting over anything else, I suppose. You just have to wait for the pain to go away.”- Sarah Dessen
“There is a space between the mind’s desire and the body’s numbness where we find our humanity.”- Jerry Saltz
“Numbness is not the opposite of feelings; apathy is.”- Criss Jami
“Feelings are just visitors, let them come and go.”- Mooji
“The truth is sometimes just an excuse for not feeling.” – Allegra Goodman
“He was numbed by his grief but he found some comfort in being alone with his pain.” – Nicholas Sparks
“Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight.” – Marcus Aurelius
“There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.” – Dante Alighieri
“Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy, you must have somebody to divide it with.” – Mark Twain
“The worst thing about sadness is that it can make even the simplest things complicated and confusing.” – Unknown

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