Top 77 Traumatic Quotes

Here we have the best Traumatic Quotes from famous authors such as Nick Rhodes, Dylan O’Brien, Jane Velez-Mitchell, Amy Morin, Dale Archer. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

I think pop culture is the greatest subject matter out
I think pop culture is the greatest subject matter out there – ‘Other People’s Lives,’ as we wrote about on the last Duran Duran album. Most ideas for great songs come from real situations, something your friend said to you the night before, the girl that just left, or something traumatic in your life.

Nick Rhodes
I learned a lot about a traumatic situation and what it does to you. It really brings you closer to your family and your loved ones.

You certainly can’t prevent all mental health problemsfactors like genetics and traumatic life events certainly play a role. But everyone can take steps to improve their mental health and prevent further mental illness.

The thing about post-traumatic stress disorder, we know about one in five, about 20 percent of individuals that are exposed to a direct traumatic stress will develop this disorder.

You have to understand that PTSD has to be an event that you experience, a very traumatic event. And actually, there is evidence that brain chemistry changes during this event in certain individuals where it’s imprinted indelibly forever and there’s an emotion associated with this which triggers the condition.

A loss of a great friend is traumatic and emotionally tough.

The results of any traumatic experience, such as abuse, can only be resolved by experiencing, articulating, and judging every facet of the original experience within a process of careful therapeutic disclosure.

Alice Miller
When you’re surrounded by friends and exes, there’s a whole lot of stuff that starts crawling out. But however serious and traumatic those experiences may be to the participant, to the onlooker they’re hilarious.

Auditioning for ‘Philomena’ was such a traumatic experience because I had three callbacks, and I was absolutely positive that I was just an option.

Sophie Kennedy Clark
In my own life, I believe it was an early education in poetical metaphor that helped me to grapple with and make sense of all the difficult and traumatic things that were to come.

I don’t think it’s healthy to have 68-year-old men, 70-year-old men thinking regularly about a traumatic experience that happened to them and thinking that they cannot talk about it with anybody, and no one wants to listen.

Having blown up my own long-term marriage via an extramarital affair, followed by a traumatic divorce, I tend to think of love as less a gently glowing hearth than a set of flaming train tracks you strap yourself onto.

My childhood was extremely unhappy. That’s not to say that my parents didn’t love me. But it was traumatic, and of course, art doesn’t come out of rosy gardens. It comes out of damage.

I think if you’ve held onto a character for several years and then you’re getting rid of that character, it’s going to be traumatic.

The more traumatic events you endure with the city, the more of a New Yorker you become.

Trevor Moore
Americans look at the Middle East as a source of trauma because of 9/11. At the same time, I could see the fear going on in the Middle East as well – which would be the next country to be invaded or sanctioned? Being around those tensions was traumatic for me.

It’s not just professional athletes and soldiers who are at risk from traumatic brain injury. More than 1.7 million people a year sustain a traumatic brain injury, and about 50,000 of them die each year, according the Centers for Disease Control. There are both emotional and financial costs from these injuries.

It would be ill-advised to compare war and a sport, but I don’t think the brain knows the difference. With post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries in blasts with veterans, we see a very similar and somewhat unique issue with repetitive brain injuries in football.

I blacked out my childhood after a string of traumatic events in my late adolescence.

Over a period of 11 months, I was constantly afraid that Youth Care would lock me up. It was all a frightening and traumatic experience. So often, these terrible memories come to me. I can’t ignore them.

Laura Dekker
Of course, losing my father was traumatic. I was an only child. But from the time my father died, my general theme in life has been to turn adversity into opportunity.

Thomas G Stemberg
It’s not that I never do interviews or that I find them traumatic. It’s just that I’m basically not that comfortable doing them.

When I was 13, I came back from summer camp – summer of ’74 – and my mother had had an accident during surgery and was in an oxygen tent in a coma. It was so traumatic. My parents had been divorced for six or seven years at that point, and it was sort of the seminal event of my life.

In 1974 I was trying to get my first little band together. That year marked kind of a traumatic point in my life, but I had a lot of support from friends and family and a lot of good things ended up coming out of it.

I find home renovations almost traumatic. But people can create something great.

So initially getting up on stage I was really nervous, I was like, ‘wow, I’m going to be standing there and all these people are going to be looking at me?’ But funnily enough it wasn’t too traumatic. It felt quite natural because I felt I looked good and I knew how to do the poses.

My dad had a series of heart attacks when I was a little girl, and our world was shaped by these huge, traumatic events.

Relationships can be very traumatic. But being in a healthy relationship can be very empowering.

Kangana Ran

My dad and his brothers were involved in amateur dramatics. From an early age, I was dragged along to rehearsals when they couldn’t get childcare. I was watching pensioners dance around in sweatpants, which was very traumatic for a young child.

Tom Glynn-Carney
In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.

I think the violence in ‘The Hills Have Eyes‘ and ‘High Tension’ is much more traumatic than ‘Piranha.’

Alexandre Aja
For our white members, voting is something they have done for hundreds of years. But for us, it is not such a traumatic thing, because we have never participated in an election.

Friends who were so supportive absolutely made my high school – that could have been traumatic – they definitely made it bearable.

Most women who go public with #MeToo stories are fearful for obvious reasons. There is the pain of reliving traumatic experiences. There is the rage of not being believed.

Lack of access to basic sanitation facilities can be a traumatic experience for girls especially during menstruation period and have an adverse impact on their health.

Katrina silenced me for two years. I wrote a 12-page essay on my experience in Katrina, and that’s it. I didn’t write anything for, like, two, two and a half years after Katrina hit because it was so traumatic.

I mean, they call it Stockholm Syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder. And, you know, I had no free will. I had virtually no free will until I was separated from them for about two weeks.

I don’t think people get the pressure of becoming famous and what it does for an artist. What does that for your creative self. And what that can do for your mental health. And I would say, from year two to year six or eight of ‘Grey‘s,’ it was extremely difficult and very stressful and traumatic, if I’m being honest.

If my boyfriend was kicking me out of our house, I wouldn’t leave peacefully and leave a note. I would have trashed the place. It would have been a lot more traumatic.

Many people think making a film about history… about war… about the Holocaust, it might be heavy, dramatic and traumatic. I don’t see things like that… you can find irony everywhere. It’s how I look at life.

Arnon Goldfinger
My story is just my story, and it’s not nearly as traumatic as some.

Visiting anyone post-surgery for the first time can be traumatic.

About 100 firefighters a year die in the line of duty in the U.S. Heart attacks on the job and vehicle accidents on the way to the fires account for about half. The other half are traumatic deaths while fighting fires.

When I dyed my hair red, the first week was traumatic because my pillows, my shower, my towels, my clothes and everything was red.

Working on location is ideal because you enter the character and the story. Shooting at a studio near home, there’s a certain split. But on location, you forget the real world, and when you come back to reality, just going to the market can be traumatic.

A lot of times when you go through a very traumatic situation and it’s emotionally difficult to deal with you come back spiritually stronger. It changes you in a way.

Elvis Stojko
It’s during dream sleep where we start to actually take the sting out of difficult, even traumatic, emotional experiences that we’ve been having. And sleep almost divorces that emotional, bitter rind from the memory experiences that we’ve had during the day.

Many people are allergic to process and structure because it causes traumatic flashbacks of working at BigCo and suffering through bureaucracy for bureaucracy’s sake.

I lost my daughter at 21. I had to give her up because I was broke, no place to take her, no money to take her. That was very traumatic.

From any traumatic injury, you’re going to experience a lack of confidence. There’s a whole process you have to go through to break free of that.

Men and women who have served in harm‘s way experience higher rates of divorce and suicide. Many battle the debilitating effects and stigma associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Changing my name was traumatic for me.

Eve Best
Having a bad haircut can be quite traumatic!

I have the most openness about my art… It’s total freedom and willingness to work. I’m willing really to walk on the edge, and if I haven‘t achieved it, that’s where I want to go. But in my life – maybe because my life has been so traumatic, so absurd – there hasn’t been one normal, happy thing.

Eva Hesse
A director must be patient and unflappable. I think I was always pretty relaxed. I don’t find shooting as traumatic as some directors do. Some hate it. But you also have to be strong-willed and persistent enough to get what you want.

I’ve always thought – and I don’t even know if I’d be right for the part – that Jean Seberg would make a great biopic. She was in Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Breathless,’ she played Joan of Arc. She had this eventful and traumatic adulthood, she thought the FBI was after her, and she became a darling of the French New Wave.

I was in Puerto Rico going to school, and it was very jarring for me. ‘Traumatic’ is the only way that I can say it. Kids were making fun of me: ‘Oh, you’re a Yankee.’ And I acted out a lot. A lot. But looking back, and through a little bit of therapy, everything I am has to do with that time.

At 29, I quit films. A lot of things happened. I had personal issues, injured my spine, and felt paralysed for a while. I never thought of coming back. Personally, it was traumatic. I just took life as it came and dealt with it in a positive manner.

It’s worth knowing more about the complicated environmental and genetic factors that could explain why traumatic brain injuries lead to long-term disabilities in some people and not in others.

I just want people to know that I’m OK, and if I can get through something this traumatic, anybody can get through what’s going on in their life.

Comedians don’t have a monopoly on suffering. But creative people are sometimes fortunate enough to be able to incorporate their most traumatic experiences into their art.

Matt Lucas
Divorce is one of the most destructive, emotionally traumatic experiences a human being can go through, no matter if you’re the instigator or the recipient. It’s hard, and it hurts, and it takes a long time to feel normal again.

Whenever you have an animal and bring another one into the house, it’s a very traumatic event. It’s a story as old as bringing home a second child from the hospital, when the first child kind of goes, ‘Hey, aren’t I enough?’

Chris Renaud
I don’t know if this is the kind of retrospective analysis that people are fond of applying to their work or actions, but it feels like I knew I was going to be famous and I knew that an element of that would be traumatic, so that if I could make myself something big and otherworldly, it would be a kind of defence.

Russell Brand
People can have a variety of concerns at the same time. Even those undergoing grave or traumatic experiences will acknowledge the need for lightness or even entertainment.

Yes, I realize when I’m reaching out to people and asking them to talk about the most traumatic thing to happen in their lives, I have to be really sensitive and thoughtful.

My dad would take me deer hunting with him, which was pretty traumatic – ‘Bambi‘ was one of my favorite movies.

Aging doesn’t scare me at all. You can handle the bumps each year. They’re traumatic when you’re younger, and they’re hurtful, and you go through some terrible times, and you feel terrible.

The new disease was named chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and the NFL fervently and repeatedly denied that such a thing had anything to do with the league or its players.

I can’t imagine how traumatic it must be to have a gun pointed to your head for no reason at all.

I had no traumatic childhood experiences.

Suffering is traumatic and awful and we get angry and we shake our fists at the heavens and we vent and rage and weep. But in the process we discover a new tomorrow, one we never would have imagined otherwise.

Empire‘ was a very traumatic experience for me. It was very schizophrenic, and it wasn’t what I expected it to be.

I had never been out of the Bay Area before. It was very traumatic moving to New York.

My dad took me to my first movie. It was ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ in 1952, a movie of such scale it was actually a traumatic experience.

In most organizations, change comes in only two flavors: trivial and traumatic. Review the history of the average organization and you’ll discover long periods of incremental fiddling punctuated by occasional bouts of frantic, crisis-driven change.