Affliction Quotes & Sayings

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Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, From that good God, who chastens whom he loves. - Robert Southey
As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue. - Christian Nestell Bovee
Affliction is the good man's shining scene; Prosperity conceals his brightest ray; As night to stars, woe luster gives to man. - Edward Young
Short-term amnesia is not the worst affliction if you have an Irish flair for the sauce. - Norman Mailer
Affliction: An acclimatizing process preparing the soul for another and bitter world. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce
Who would desire to have for a friend a man who talks in this fashion? Who would choose him out from others to tell him of his affairs? Who would have recourse to him in affliction? And indeed to what use in life could one put him? - Blaise Pascal
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise. - Henry Ward Beecher
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Affliction is enamored of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity. - William Shakespeare