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#1. Whatever flaws or personal failings afflict them, it remains the case that the overwhelming majority of priests and politicians are honourable and honest - seeking to live out their beliefs and serve society. - Author: Keith O'Brien
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#2. What though distresses afflict me, though Satan assault me, though there may be many things to be experienced before I get to heaven, those are done for me in the covenant of divine grace; there is nothing wanting in my Lord, Christ hath done it all. On the cross He said, It is finished! - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#3. Stories can educate, elevate, comfort, and afflict those who are too comfortable. They can create community. They can also drive people apart, justify unspeakable crimes, and destroy the most basic concepts of civil society. You - Author: Jonathan Shapiro
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#4. If you know what you believe and why you believe it, you'll avoid poisonous relationships, toxic jobs, fair-weather friends, and any number of ills that afflict people who haven't thought through their deepest concerns. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#5. A good ad should be like a good sermon: It must not only comfort the afflicted, it also must afflict the comfortable. - Author: Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
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#6. The atheist ... destroys the chimeras which afflict the human race, and so leads men back to nature, to experience and to reason. - Author: Baron D'Holbach
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#7. He oft finds med'cine, who his griefe imparts;
But double griefs afflict concealing harts,
As raging flames who striveth to supresse. - Author: Edmund Spenser
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#8. Fear was the terrible secret of the battlefiled and could afflict the brave as well as the timid. Worse it was contagious, and could destroy a unit before a battle even began. Because of that, commanders were first and foremost in the fear suppression business. - Author: David Halberstam
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#9. Stories are meant to comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. - Author: Finley Peter Dunne
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#10. Toothaches afflict those who have no compassion for animals. - Author: Nachman Of Breslov
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#11. These folk are hewers of trees and hunters of beasts; therefore we are their unfriends, and if they will not depart we shall afflict them in all ways that we can. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#12. Our faults afflict us more than our good deeds console. Pain is ever uppermost in the conscience as in the heart. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#13. It's well-known that an overkeen sense of obligation tends to afflict the congenitally nice. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#14. Ah," said Lien Shu, "it is true that a blind person cannot appreciate beautiful patterns and forms, and the deaf cannot appreciate the music of bells and drums. Yet blindness and deafness do not only afflict people physically, they also exist in the minds and attitudes of people. - Author: Zhuangzi
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#15. War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men. - Author: Cardinal Richelieu
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#16. Education is the chief remedy for all those great evils which afflict the country. Education will not only cultivate and improve the intellect of the nation, but will also purify its character. - Author: Keshub Chandra Sen
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#17. The business of a newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable was one of the aphorisms his boss liked to quote. - Author: Sara Gruen
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#18. Do not afflict others with anything that you yourself would not wish to suffer. if you would not like to be a slave, make sure no one is your slave. If you have slaves, you yourself are the greatest slave, for just as freedom is incompatible with slavery, so goodness is incompatible with hypocrisy. - Author: Epictetus
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#19. Mere political reform will not cure the manifold evils which now afflict society. There requires a social reform, a domestic reform, an individual reform. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#20. The most fortunate of us all in our journey through life frequently meet with calamities and misfortunes which greatly afflict us. To fortify our minds against the attacks of these calamities and misfortunes should be one of the principal studies and endeavors of our lives. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#21. It's making life important, making a single life important, rather than having a prescription for the global ills which afflict us. - Author: Bharati Mukherjee
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#22. The gods being always close to men perceive those who afflict others with unjust devices and do not fear the wrath of heaven. - Author: Hesiod
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#23. Because the people of New Hampshire take their responsibilities as citizens of the Republic seriously, they keep it interesting for candidates who, believe it or not, can get a little tired of the mannered, predictable, and unimaginative qualities that typically afflict modern political campaigns. - Author: John McCain
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#24. Suffering itself does less afflict the senses than the apprehension of suffering. - Author: Quintilian
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#25. Be good. This will make your angel happy. When sorrows and misfortunes, physical or spiritual, afflict you, turn to your guardian angel with strong trust and he will help you. - Author: John Bosco
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#26. I can understand the things that afflict mankind, but I often marvel at God those which console. An atom may wound, but God alone can heal. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#27. The mind is free, whate'er afflict the man, A King's a King, do Fortune what she can. - Author: Michael Drayton
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#28. As you find your soul-reservoir of peace, less and less controversy will be able to afflict your life. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#29. I come to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable. - Author: Lucille Clifton
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#30. Some there are that torment themselves afresh with the memory of what is past; others, again, afflict themselves with the apprehension of evils to come; and very ridiculously both - for the one does not now concern us, and the other not yet ... One should count each day as a separate life. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#31. There's no such thing as ageing gracefully. I don't meet people who want to get Alzheimer's disease, or who want to get cancer or arthritis or any of the other things that afflict the elderly. Ageing is bad for you, and we better just actually accept that. - Author: Aubrey De Grey
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#32. Of all the deprivations which afflict humankind, none is more dreadful than loneliness. A corrosive, it eats the heart out. People were meant to live by twos, with someone close with whom to share good and bad, to hear breathing in the dark room at night. Being alone is the one unnatural act. - Author: Zelda Popkin
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#33. To be more specific, the evangelical, right-wing, oogedy-boogedy branch of the GOP is what ails the erstwhile conservative party and will continue to afflict and marginalize its constituents if reckoning doesn't soon cometh. - Author: Kathleen Parker
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#34. afflict; - he had become a clod of earth, and his life was vanished like a shadow! - Author: Ann Radcliffe
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#35. It is at least a small comfort to me, as a gay rights and marriage equality advocate, to know that like any marriage, gay and lesbian couples are subject to the same complications and hardships that afflict marriages between heterosexual couples, - Author: Gene Robinson
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#36. Lord, how you afflict your lovers! But everything is small in comparison to what you give them afterwards. - Author: Teresa Of Avila
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#37. If you're a bit spongy, vulnerable to the unsettling energy of others, count yourself lucky. You've been given an incentive to armor up, to consciously screen out the ubiquitous stresses that afflict humanity. - Author: Martha Beck
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#38. It is not love of self but hatred of self which is at the root of the troubles that afflict our world. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#39. Little things console us because little things afflict us. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#40. Comfort and power can become great enemies of true spirituality, which explains why we often say that the prophets come not only to comfort the afflicted, but also to afflict the comfortable. - Author: Brian D. McLaren
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#41. Those who become incoculated with the virus of race hatred are more unfortunate than the victim of it. Race hatred is the most malignant poison that can afflict the mind. It freezes up the fount of inspiration and chills the higher faculties of the soul. - Author: Kelly Miller
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#42. Delusions are states of mind which, when they arise within our mental continuum, leave us disturbed, confused and unhappy. Therefore, those states of mind which delude or afflict us are called 'delusions.' - Author: Dalai Lama
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#43. Satan has no legal right to afflict the people of God. And God has left to us the responsibility of enforcing His victory over the power of the enemy. We must do our part in standing in the victory Christ has already won. - Author: Anna Blanc
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#44. The influenza pandemic of 1918 may well be the greatest scourge ever to afflict humanity, exacting a death toll greater than all the wars of the 20th Century combined. The virus that wreaked this havoc apparently developed in birds, and then jumped to people. In other words, it was avian flu. - Author: David L. Katz
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#45. We put great confidence in the Holy Rosary for the healing of evils which afflict our times. - Author: Pope Pius X
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#46. 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. - Author: Antoine Lavoisier
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#47. All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome - Author: Ben Jonson
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#48. When I preach - no matter where it is in the world - I can always count on five areas of human need that afflict all peoples. Emptiness, loneliness, guilt, fear of death, deep-seated insecurity. - Author: Billy Graham
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#49. Daughter of Jove, relentless power, Thou tamer of the human breast, Whose iron scourge and tort'ring hour The bad affright, afflict the best! - Author: Thomas Gray
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#50. Shattered by the cumulative effect of so much horror and death, Joan was again afflicted by a crisis of faith. How could a good and benevolent God let such a thing happen? How could He so terribly afflict even children and babies, who were not guilty of any sin? - Author: Donna Woolfolk Cross
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#51. The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism. - Author: Harold S. Geneen
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#52. War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it. - Author: Martin Luther
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#53. He who immerses himself in sexual intercourse will be assailed by premature aging, his strength will wane, his eyes will weaken, and a bad odour will emit from his mouth and his armpits, his teeth will fall out and many other maladies will afflict him. - Author: Maimonides
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#54. O but we dreamed to mend Whatever mischief seemed To afflict mankind, but now That winds of winter blow Learn that we were crack-pated when we dreamed. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#55. He doth not afflict willingly, nor grieve the children of men. All His corrections are sent in love, to purify thee, and to draw thee nearer to Himself. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#56. All taxation is an evil, but heavy taxes, indiscriminately levied on every everything are one of the greatest curses that can afflict a people - Author: Henry Adams
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#57. It was one of those pure feelings that do not interfere with life, that are cultivated because they are rare, and whose loss would afflict more than their passion rejoices. - Author: Flaubert
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#58. The silent colossal National Lie that is the support and confederate of all the tyrannies and shams and inequalities and unfairnesses that afflict the peoples - that is the one to throw bricks and sermons at. - Author: Mark Twain
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#59. In this present culture, we need to find the means to work and live together with less aggression if we are to resolve the serious problems that afflict and impede us. - Author: Margaret J. Wheatley
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#60. We cannot avoid using power, cannot escape the compulsion to afflict the world, so let us, cautious in diction and mighty in contradiction, love powerfully. - Author: Martin Buber
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#61. I intend to study love as well as medicine, for it is one of the most mysterious and remarkable diseases that afflict mankind, and the best way to understand it is to have it. I may catch it someday, and then I should like to know how to treat and cure it.
- Mac (Rose In Bloom) - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#62. The many woes that afflict out nation are rooted in the morally bankrupt paradigms of socialism, interventionism, and empire that have held our nation in their grip for decades and that the only real solution to such woes is libertarianism. - Author: Jacob G. Hornberger
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#63. In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong. - Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
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#64. Humility does not disturb or disquiet or agitate, however great it may be; it comes with peace, delight, and calm ... The pain of genuine humility doesn't agitate or afflict the soul; rather, this humility expands it and enables it to serve God more. - Author: Teresa Of Avila
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#65. There are in life real evils enough and it is folly to afflict ourselves with imaginary ones. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#66. Each time I have a lapse of memory, I think of the anguish which must afflict those who know they no longer remember anything. But something tells me that after a certain time a secret joy possesses them, a joy they would not agree to trade for any of their memories, even the most stirring. ... - Author: Emil Cioran
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#67. No sickness worse than imagining thyself to be perfect can afflict thy soul. - Author: Rumi
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#68. Are you angry? Be angry at your sins, beat your soul, afflict your conscience, but strict in judgement and a terrible punisher of your own sins. This is the benefit of anger, wherefore God placed it in us. - Author: Saint John Chrysostom
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