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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
H. G. Wells
I see that already in this present world I am exalted above measure by the Lord. And I was not worthy nor such a one as that he should grant this to me, since I know most surely that poverty and affliction become me better than delights and riches.
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.
Dwight L. Moody
Nothing is more desirable than to be released from an affliction, but nothing is more frightening than to be divested of a crutch.
Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
I'm cursed with this puritanical streak that makes me want everything to be about something. It's a terrible affliction.
Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
Miguel de Unamuno
When I am in the cellar of affliction, I look for the Lord's choicest wines.
The furnace of affliction produces refinement, in states as well as individuals.
God's arrows of affliction are sharp and painful so He can get our attention. He won't let His beloved children get away with sin because He knows it robs us of blessings, opportunities, and even character refinement.
It is proper to ask for sorrow with Christ in sorrow, anguish with Christ in anguish, tears and deep grief because of the great affliction Christ endures for me.
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
When I harnessed its seemingly uncontrollable might, I realized bipolar disorder's powers could be used for good. My diagnosis didn't have to be an affliction. It could simply be the gift of extraordinary emotions.
Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Christian Nestell Bovee
We are all aware that corruption is pervasive. It operates at every level. The poor may carry its greatest burden, but it is an affliction that every Indian is desperate to be rid of.
The true believer is rewarded in every thing, even in affliction.
The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
Unplanned pregnancy is an equal-opportunity affliction.
Ann McLane Kuster
In 1989, my father died after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer's disease. All four of his siblings followed him into the shadow lands of that fascinating, maddening affliction.
The Jewish background is not that far from the black groove. Blacks are downtrodden, Jews are downtrodden, therefore they have something in common in that affliction. Being downtrodden often makes one more empathetic and sympathetic.
I am fully persuaded that thousands of our fellow-men might profit equally by a similar course to mine; but, constitutions not being all alike, a different course of treatment may be advisable for the removal of so tormenting an affliction.
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