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Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock. (Quote by - Bible)

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. (Quote by - Bible)

Diminish the mass of evils that afflict the human species, increase enjoyment and well-being. And even if the new routes opened up could prolong the average life of mankind by only a few hours, or even a few days, then the scientist, too could aspire. (Quote by - Antoine Lavoisier)

For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard. (Quote by - Bible)

Affliction is but the shadow of God's wing. (Quote by - George MacDonald)

Affliction is the school in which great virtues are acquired, in which great characters are formed. (Quote by - Hannah More)

By afflictions God is spoiling us of what otherwise might have spoiled us. When he makes the world too hot for us to hold, we let it go. (Quote by - John Powell)

Affliction is the good man's shining scene; Prosperity conceals his brightest ray; As night to stars, woe lustre gives to man. (Quote by - Edward Young)

I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. (Quote by - Bible)

And if Allah should afflict you with harm, then there is none to remove it but He; and if He intends good to you there is none to repel His grace; He brings it to whom He pleases of His servants; and He is the Forgiving, the Merciful. (Quote by - quran)

With silence only as their benediction, God's angels come Where in the shadow of a great affliction, The soul sits dumb! (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows; / And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites. (Quote by - Bible)

I have a particular affliction. I am unable to say a word I can't spell. (Quote by - Jessye Norman)

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. (Quote by - Bible)

He was oppressed and He was afflicted, yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so He opened not His mouth. (Quote by - Bible)

To bear other people's Afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare. Affliction. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Honorable, adj.: Afflicted with an impediment in one's reach. In legislative bodies, it is customary to mention all members as honorable; as, "the honorable gentleman is a scurvy cur.". (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God. (Quote by - Dwight L. Moody)

Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning. (Quote by - Francis Atterbury)

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake. (Quote by - Bible)

Because he hath loosed my cord, and afflicted me, they have also let loose the bridle before me. (Quote by - Bible)

If the Fed were to pause, what does it actually do for anybody . . in the afflicted Gulf region? At this point they're more concerned with basic food and shelter and not really comparison-shopping for mortgages. (Quote by - Barry Ritholtz)

Inflamed by greed, incensed by hate, confused by delusion, overcome by them, obsessed by mind, a man chooses for his own affliction, for others' affliction, for the affliction of both and experiences pain and grief. (Quote by - Buddha)

No one can shed light on vices he does not have or affliction he has never experienced. (Quote by - Juan de Mairena)

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. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

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