Quotations on Affliction

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Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
- Francis Atterbury
(Keywords: Virtue, Affliction, Confidence, School)

I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
- Max Beerbohm
(Keywords: Genius, Gods, Affliction, Man, Spiritual)

Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
- Robert Burns
(Keywords: Brother, Affliction, Brothers, Sons)

God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.
- Richard Cecil
(Keywords: Love, Experience, God, Hope, Christian, Affliction, Patience, Prayer)

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.
- Barbara Deming
(Keywords: Anger, Change, Determination, Affliction, Fact, Revolution)

Pour not on the comforts you want, but upon the mercies you have. Look rather at God's ending in afflicting, than to the measure and degree of your affliction.
- Christopher Love
(Keywords: God, Affliction, Ending, Measure, Want)

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.
- David Mallet
(Keywords: Virtue, Affliction, Honor, Humility, Patience)

We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.
- Dwight L. Moody
(Keywords: God, Affliction, Forget, Prosperity)

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.
- Blaise Pascal
(Keywords: Science, Time, Morality, Knowledge, Affliction, Ignorance, Vanity, Will)

Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
- Robert Southey
(Keywords: God, Affliction, Man)

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
(Keywords: God, Idea, Affliction, Caring, Concern, Cure, May)

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