Affliction Quotes

Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.
Bovee, Christian Nevell
1820-1904 American Author Lawyer

As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Burton, Sir Richard
1821-1890 Explorer Born in Torquay

To bear other people’s afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare.
Franklin, Benjamin
1706-1790 American Scientist Publisher Diplomat

Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
Hemans, Felicia D.
1794-1835 British Poet

No one could be more happy than a man who has never known affliction
Phalerens, Demetrius

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.
Tillotson, John
1630-1694 British Theologian – Archbishop of Canterbury

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