Category: Quotes

“And she has bite marks on her tongue from everything she never said. She would rather bleed than say what she needs.” – (Unknown)

“They call her for dinner, she makes up a reason
She looks at her arms and she rolls down her sleeves
And her mother is starting to see through her lies
And last night her father had tears in his eyes”

– Lisa Loeb, She’s Falling Apart

“Scar tissue has no character. It’s not like skin. It doesn’t show age or illness or pallor or tan. It has no pores, no hair, no wrinkles. It’s like a slip cover.” – Susanna Kaysen, Girl, Interrupted

“Let the blood run down your arms then try and tell me everything’s okay.” – Unknown

“Help, I have done it again
I have been here many times before
Hurt myself again today
And, the worst part is there’s no-one else to blame”
– SIA, Breath Me

“I hate the look of disappointments whenever you see new cuts.” – (Unknown)

“Scars are souvenirs you never lose.” – Goo Goo Dolls, Name

“Blood transforms the warm bath water
and, in it, I see weakly
that this was a mistake.”
–Joyce Carol Oates, Passing an Afternoon

“Self-injury is a sign of distress, not madness. We should be congratulated on having found a way of surviving.” – Cory Anderson

“I had to know it now, how this blade would sing its own clean note upon my skin. Only once, I said to myself. Then only once more” – Caroline Kettlewell, Skin Game