Quotation Explorer - 'Distress'

I have never known any distress that an hour’s reading did not relieve. - Montesquieu
Whereas cognitive constraints on negative emotions can reduce distress, freeing positive emotions from such constraints can enhance religious experience. - Gerald L. Clore
Anger is distress. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Madness is deep distress. - Lailah Gifty Akita
All the perplexities, confusions, and distress in America arise, not from defects in their constitution or confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation. - John Adams
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched. - Thomas Fuller
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike. - Horace Mann
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow. - Thomas Paine
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. - Thomas Paine
I spent 8 months in deep distress. - Lailah Gifty Akita
True strength resides in the heart, alongside beauty. So when in distress remember that you are courageously beautiful. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
I hope someday she meets just the right man and has babies - a whole passel of babies, more than I could have - so she understands how it kills me now that she won't let me hug her when she's in obvious distress. (The Life You've Imagined) - Kristina Riggle
Fine. The next time that my life is destroyed, I'll try to express my distress in a quieter fashion, far away from your tender sensibilities. - Colleen Houck Ren
OVEREAT, v. To dine. Hail, Gastronome, Apostle of Excess, Well skilled to overeat without distress! Thy great invention, the unfatal feast, Shows Man's superiority to Beast. John Boop - Ambrose Bierce
Distress leads to dimness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We give thanks to God, who delivers us, from great distress. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Beyond the very extremity of fatigue distress, amounts of ease and power that we never dreamed ourselves to own, sources of strength habitually not taxed at all, because habitually we never push through the obstruction - William James
I'm a damsel, I'm in distress, I can handle this. Have a nice day! - Walt Disney Company
I am not a Damsel In Distress who needs a Prince Charming. I am more of Rani Laxmi Bai who rides a Sturdy Horse. - Nikita Dudani
Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children and these childhood wounds causes a laundry list of maladaptive behaviors commonly called codependency. These habits restrict people to love-limiting relationships causing much unhappiness and distress. - David W. Earle
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. - Thomas Paine
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. - Kahlil Gibran
The superior man is satisfied and composed; the mean man is always full of distress. - Confucius
You will make all kinds of mistakes but as long as you are generous and true and fierce you cannot hurt the world, or even seriously distress her.
Distress at losing an object can be as much a frustration at the intellectual mystery of the disappearance as about the loss itself. - Alain de Botton
Today, in the face of abjection and solitude, his heart said: 'No'. And in the great distress that washed over him, Mersault realised that his rebellion was the only authentic thing in him, and that everything elsewhere was misery and submission". - Albert Camus
You make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. - Winston S. Churchill
The greatest souls have survived deep distress and mental-ill health. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If a person takes comfort in his or her faith upon divinity in times of distress, then who the hell am I to say, that the person is delusional. - Abhijit Naskar
God cherish and value our prayer more profoundly in our days of abundance instead of distress. - Aditya Ajmera
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