Quotation Explorer - 'Affliction'

Though the vicious can sometimes pour affliction upon the good, their power is transient and their punishment certain; and that innocence, though oppressed by injustice, shall, supported by patience, finally triumph over misfortune! - Ann Radcliffe
Affliction compels us to recognize as real what we do not think possible. - Simone Weil
If some persons died and others did not die death would indeed be a terrible affliction. - Jean de La Bruyère
Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny. - C.S. Lewis
Had it pleas'd heaven to try me with affliction... I should have found in some place of my soul a drop of patience. - William Shakespeare
A smile is the only infectious affliction everyone is encouraged to spread. - Omar Kiam
Affliction is a good man's shining time. - Edward Young
For passion, like crime does not sit well with the sure order and even course of everyday life. It welcomes every loosening of the social fabric, every confusion and affliction visited upon the world, for passion sees in such a disorder a vague hope of finding advantage for itself. - Thomas Mann
In the midst of the affliction He counsels, strengthens confirms, nourishes, and favors us.... More over, when we have repented, He instantly remits the sins as well as the punishments. In the same manner parents ought to handle their children. - Martin Luther
Never ask me to reach for the moon when all I want is to hold your hand." -- Fidelis O Mkparu, author of 'Love's Affliction - Fidelis O. Mkparu
The seeming imperfections of Earth, the hazards and inequalities of life, the cruelty, harshness and apparent indifference to suffering and affliction are not what they seem; as it is Earth is perfect for its purpose. It is ignorance of that purpose which makes it appear imperfect. - Kolbrin BIble
If your heart is not in God, you are not in Him.Our heart is the issue of life; Affliction is God's last card through which your supernatural eyes can connect to access divine agenda as it relates to your life. - Prince Akwarandu
No absolute changes in life, you just discover another aspect of you each day" ~ Fidelis O Mkparu, author of 'Love's Affliction - Fidelis O. Mkparu
AFFLICTION, n. An acclimatizing process preparing the soul for another and bitter world. - Ambrose Bierce
Affliction caused by the tongue is worse than that caused by the strike of the blade of a sword. - Anonymous
Affliction equips the suffering to empathize with others in anguish and not only does it strengthen them, it enables them to be consoling comforters in a world full of hurt. - Donna Lynn Hope
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