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The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. (Quote by - Francis Bacon Sr.)

Although affliction cometh not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground; / Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward. (Quote by - Bible)

Henceforth, I'll bear Affliction till it do cry out itself, 'Enough, enough, and die. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Beerbohm)

This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. (Quote by - Bible)

War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men. (Quote by - Cardinal Richelieu)

The influenza pandemic of 1918 may well be the greatest scourge ever to afflict humanity, exacting a death toll greater than all the wars of the 20th Century combined. The virus that wreaked this havoc apparently developed in birds, and then jumped to people. In other words, it was avian flu. (Quote by - David L. Katz)

Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald me like molten lead. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

It may be that the LORD will look on mine affliction, and that the LORD will requite me good for his cursing this day. (Quote by - Bible)

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. (Quote by - Christopher Love)

When something [an affliction] happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it. (Quote by - Rosalind Russell)

And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation. (Quote by - Bible)

AFFLICTION, n. An acclimatizing process preparing the soul for another and bitter world. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

CALLOUS, adj. Gifted with great fortitude to bear the evils afflicting another. When Zeno was told that one of his enemies was no more he was observed to be deeply moved. "What!" said one of his disciples, "you weep at the death of an enemy?" "Ah, 'tis true," replied the great Stoic; "but you should see me smile at the death of a friend.". (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers: / And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. (Quote by - Bible)

Short-term amnesia is not the worst affliction if you have an Irish flair for the sauce. (Quote by - Norman Mailer)

To those whose hearts tremble when Allah is mentioned, and those who are patient under that which afflicts them, and those who keep up prayer, and spend (benevolently) out of what We have given them. (Quote by - quran)

The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him. (Quote by - Bible)

We have 11 grandchildren and two of them have been afflicted with lazy eye. (Quote by - Jimmy Carter)

Afflicted, or distressed, in mind, body, or estate. (Quote by - Book of Common Prayer)

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost. (Quote by - Bible)

Affliction may one day smile again; and till then, sit thee down, sorrow!. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast. (Quote by - Bible)

The Lord get his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction. (Quote by - Charles Hadden Spurgeon)

The afflictions to which we are accustomed, do not disturb us. (Quote by - Claudian)

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