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Compensation Quotes


These are some of the best 'Compensation' quotations and sayings.

All advantages are attended with disadvantages. - A universal compensation prevails in all conditions of being and existence.

As there is no worldly gain without some loss, so there is no worldiy loss without some gain. - If thou hast lost thy wealth, thou hast lost some trouble with it. - If thou art degraded from thy honor, thou art likewise freed from the stroke of envy. - If sickness hath blurred thy beauty, it hath delivered thee from pride. - Set the allowance against the loss and thou shaft find no loss great. - He loses little or nothing who reserves himself.

If poverty makes man groan, he yawns in opulence. - When fortune exempts us from labor, nature overwhelms us with time.

If the poor man cannot always get meat, the rich man cannot always digest it.

No evil is without its compensation. - The less money, the less trouble. - The less favor, the less envy. - Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.

Nothing is pure and entire of a piece. All advantages are attended with disadvantages. A universal compensation prevails in all conditions of being and existence.

The prickly thorn often bears soft roses.

There is wisdom in the saying of Feltham, that the whole creation is kept in order by discord, and that vicissitude maintains the world. - Many evils bring many blessings. - Manna drops in the wilderness. - Corn grows in Canaan.

Whatever difference may appear in the fortunes of mankind, there is, nevertheless, a certain compensation of good and evil which makes them equal.

When fate has allowed to any man more than one great gift, accident or necessity seems usually to contrive that one shall encumber and impede the other.

When you are disposed to be vain of your mental acquirements, look up to those who are more accomplished than yourself, that you may be fired with emulation; but when you feel dissatisfied with your circumstances, look down on those beneath you, that you may learn contentment.