Quotes by affliction
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English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
English poet 1572-1632
Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
British writer 1774-1843
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.
Sir Richard Burton
British explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, poet and diplomat 1821-1890
As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Miguel de Unamuno
Spanish Philosophical Writer 1864-1936
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.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-1696
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher
In every kind of adversity, the bitterest part of a man's affliction is to remember that he once was happy.
English American poet 1612-1672
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.
English poet 1688-1744
Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
British writer 1628-1688
Nothing can render affliction so insupportable as the load of sin. Would you then be fitted for afflictions? Be sure to get the burden of your sins laid aside, and then what affliction soever you may meet with will be very easy to you.
American feminist and advocate
Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution.Source: We cannot live without our lives
English writer 1660-1731
Redemption from sin is greater then redemption from affliction.Source: Robinson Crusoe (1719)
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