Affliction Quotes

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Affliction is but the shadow of God's wing.
View quotes by George MacDonald

Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
View quotes by John Donne

If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
View quotes by Jean De La Bruyere

As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
View quotes by Christian Nestell Bovee

Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
View quotes by Francis Atterbury

Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
View quotes by Anne Bradstreet

Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, 'I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction'.
View quotes by Tryon Edwards

Affliction is the school in which great virtues are acquired, in which great characters are formed.
View quotes by Hannah More

We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.
View quotes by Dwight Moody

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
View quotes by H G Wells

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