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QUOTES AND APHORISMS ON AFFLICTION
Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.
John Christian Bovee (1820-1904, American author, lawyer)
To bear other people's afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American scientist, publisher, diplomat)
No one could be more happy than a man who has never known affliction
Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure.
John Tillotson (1630-1694, British theologian, Archbishop of Canterbury)
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