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Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. – Voltaire

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. – Voltaire
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Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course. William Shakespeare

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Convert difficulties into opportunities, for difficulties are divine surgeries to make you better.

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The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt. Continue reading

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Real pain can alone cure us of imaginary ills. We feel a thousand miseries till we are lucky enough to feel misery.

Real pain can alone cure us of imaginary ills. We feel a thousand miseries till we are lucky enough to feel misery. Continue reading

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Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.

Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him. Continue reading

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You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. Continue reading

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Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.

Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. Continue reading

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Adversity introduces a man to himself.

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I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. Continue reading

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