Nerys Ghemor wrote:
My most hated saying is, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me."
Sometimes, it's the things people say to you that hurt even worse than a physical injury because you have to live with them forever.
I always liked that one because it's true. The wounds from words are your own creation. If you don't let them hurt you, they are only words that shed off of you like water from a ducks back.
It's a valuable lesson to instill within children.