Hurting Quotes (2 quotes)
Gradually, at various points in our childhoods, we discover different forms of conviction. Theres the rock-hard certainty of personal experience (I put my finger in the fire and it hurt,), which is probably the earliest kind we learn. Then theres the logically convincing, which we probably come to first through maths, in the context of Pythagorass theorem or something similar, and which, if we first encounter it at exactly the right moment, bursts on our minds like sunrise with the whole universe playing a great chord of C Major.
Physiological response to thinking and to pain is the same; and man is not given to hurting himself.