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time heals all wounds

Emotional pain lessens over time. I know it's hard to consider now, as you're grieving, but time heals all wounds. I'm sure you will reconcile with Kathleen eventually. After all, time heals all wounds.
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physician, heal thyself

Do not rebuke or correct someone else for own faults or problems of which you are guilty yourself. A: "You coddle Tommy way too much—you need to be stricter with him!" B: "Me? You give in to every demand he makes. Sheesh, physician, heal thyself!"
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heal over

[for the surface of a wound] to heal. The wound healed over very quickly, and there was very little scarring. I hope it will heal over without having to be stitched.
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heal someone of something

to cure someone's ailments. Are you the doctor who healed me of my wounds? Can any doctor heal us of a common cold?
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heal up

[for an injury] to heal. The cut healed up in no time at all.
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Physician, heal thyself.

Prov. Do not rebuke someone for a fault or problem you have yourself. (Biblical.) Ellen: You're such a spendthrift. You should go on a strict budget. Fred: But you manage money even worse than I do! Physician, heal thyself. Jane: You look like you're gaining weight. You should probably get more exercise. Alan: Physician, heal thyself. You're getting a little pudgy, too.
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physician, heal thyself

before attempting to correct others, make sure that you aren't guilty of the same faults yourself. proverb
This expression alludes to Luke 4:23: ‘And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country’.
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and well-heeled
1. mod. rich. His father died and left him pretty well-fixed.
2. and well-healed mod. alcohol intoxicated. You might say he is well-heeled. You might say he’s dead drunk, too.


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I don't know the extent of the break, but I know that in my case my leg was healable --I picked up an infection, and it got into my muscle.
what seems to be suggested by Freud in Beyond the Pleasure Principle is that the wound of the mind--the breach in the mind's experience of time, self, and the world--is not, like the wound of the body, a simple and healable event, but rather an event that .
If beneath appearances, Silone was a real secret police informer, then that would be only a comment on the hateful demands totalitarianism makes on the individual--or to put it another way, some wounds to the human soul go deep, too deep to be understood, let alone healable.
The technology offers the unique ability to fix certain applications not originally deployed by Intel LANDesk products and, unlike most application healing products, LANDesk does not require the user to re-deploy applications to make them healable.
Every single problem I ever have is healable by Taylor Swift
Polyurethanes that display shape memory have become very popular in recent years because their ability to recover a prerecorded shape through the use of external stimuli can enable a series of advanced applications that range from less invasive biomaterials to small-scale robots and healable materials [12].