Quotes by afflictions

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  • George Macdonald
    George Macdonald
    Scottish writer 1824-1905
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    Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
    H.G. Wells
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    Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.
  • Roger L'Estrange
    Roger L'Estrange
    English pamphleteer and author 1616-1704
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    It may serve as a comfort to us, in all our calamities and afflictions, that he that loses anything and gets wisdom by it is a gainer by the loss.
  • Andrew Coyle Bradley
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
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    Job was the greatest of all the children of the east, and his afflictions were well-nigh more than he could bear; but even if we imagined them wearing him to death, that would not make his story tragic.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
  • John Bunyan
    John Bunyan
    British writer 1628-1688
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    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.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
    Source: Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer
  • Bodhidharma
    Bodhidharma
    semi-legendary Buddhist monk
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    The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
  • John Tillotson
    John Tillotson
    British theologist 1630-1694
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    Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    To bear other people's afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
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