When we hurt, we yearn to look for others to console us. These famous Blacks impart words of wisdom and truth on hurt and hurting.

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

Sometimes you got to hurt something to help something. Sometimes you have to plow under one thing in order for something else to grow.
Ernest Gaines

There are no bonds so strong as those which are formed by suffering together.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.
Toni Morrison