A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 29, 2015
“Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you”

"Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you” is an inspirational saying that has been printed on many posters. “Never be ashamed of a scar. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is and you endured the pain. You survived” was cited on Twitter on October 19, 2011. “Never be ashamed of a scar life has left you. A scar means the wound has closed, the hurt is over” was cited on Twitter on October 24, 2011.

“Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you” was cited on Twitter on December 4, 2011. Authorship is unknown.


Twitter
Claire
‏@Claire_MP
Never be ashamed of a scar. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is and you endured the pain. You survived.
10:28 PM - 19 Oct 2011

Twitter
Princess Em
‏@EmFbabyy
Never be ashamed of a scar life has left you. A scar means the wound has closed, the hurt is over.
4:27 PM - 24 Oct 2011

Twitter
Mrs.Narcisse
‏@_KillerSmileeee
“Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.”
6:14 PM - 4 Dec 2011

Twitter
michael whelan
‏@michaelwhelan79
“Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.”
8:55 AM - 5 Dec 2011

Google Books
The Brotherhood of the Gemin
By Chuck Bisbee
Published by author
2012
Pg. ?:
She gently removed the mirror from his hand, looked him in the eyes and said, “Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than what hurt you. You remember that.”

GetReligion
December 14, 2014
Sports Illustrated wrestles with tough, tender NFL star Steve Smith, while missing faith clues
Terry Mattingly
(...)
The origin of his favorite quote is unknown: “Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.”

Google Books
1000 Inspiring Quotes
By James Egan
Lulu Publishing Services (Lulu.com)
2015
Pg. 20:
Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you. - Anon

Bustle
October 22, 2015
Fruits Depict Breast Cancer Scars In This Clever Video Inspiring Survivors To Embrace Them — VIDEO
KAT GEORGE
In honor of October 19, the official Fight Against Breast Cancer Day, this video inspires women to embrace their breast cancer scars.
(...)
The video ends on an extremely moving note: “Never be ashamed of a scar. It just means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, October 29, 2015 • Permalink