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There are many troubles which you cannot cure by the Bible and the hymn book, but which you can cure by a good perspiration and a breath of fresh air.

Though life is made up of mere bubbles, 'Tis better than many aver, For while we've a whole lot of troubles, The most of them never occur.

To take arms against a sea of troubles.

Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.

Trouble is the next best thing to enjoyment; there is no fate in the world so horrible as to have no share in either its joys or sorrows.

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.

Troubles are usually the brooms and shovels that smoothe the road to a good man's fortune; and many a man curves the ram that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

When Anaxagoras was told of the death of his son, he only said, "I knew he was mortal." So we in all casualties of life should say, "I knew my riches were uncertain, that my friend was but a man." Such considerations would soon pacify us, because all our troubles proceed from their being unexpected.

When troubles come from God, then naught behoves like patience; but for troubles wrought of men, patience is hard - I tell you it is hard.

Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting.

Would you touch a nettle without being stung by it; take hold of it stoutly. Do the same to other annoyances, and hardly will anything annoy you.


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