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Letter "A" » affliction
«A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness that we possess the sympathy and affection of one being when all others have deserted us--is a hold, a stay, a comfort, in the deepest affliction, which no wealth could purchase, or power bestow.»
«Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.»
«And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.»
«Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites»
«As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.»
«Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.»
«Affliction comes to all not to make us sad, but sober; not to make us sorry, but wise; not to make us despondent, but its darkness to refresh us, as the night refreshes the day; not to impoverish, but to enrich us, as the plow enriches the field; to»
Author: Henry Ward Beecher
, The Field
«Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.»
«Affliction may one day smile again; and till then, sit thee down, sorrow!»
«Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity.»