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    Thou tamer of the human breast,
    Whose iron scourge and tort'ring hour
    The bad affright, afflict the best!

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When a heart breaks
it also opens
-Jeff Arch- screenwriter.

When a heart breaks
it also opens
-Jeff Arch- screenwriter.

by Jeff Arch Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

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Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to
his own work, may direct his gaze. read more

Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to
his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy
of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
[Lat., Ecce spectaculum dignum, ad quod respiciat intentus operi
suo Deus. Ecce par Deo dignum, vir fortis cum mala fortuna
compositus.]

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Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious read more

Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

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Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is read more

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

by George Washington Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

by Proverb Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can't help but learn.

If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can't help but learn.

by Bernie Siegel, Md Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

by Victor Hugo Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Aromatic plants bestow
No spicy fragrance while they grow;
But crush'd or trodden to the ground,
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Aromatic plants bestow
No spicy fragrance while they grow;
But crush'd or trodden to the ground,
Diffuse their balmy sweets around.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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