“One’s own escape from troubles makes one glad; but bringing friends to trouble is hard grief.”

— Sophocles —

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“Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.”

— Horace —

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“The nearer the dawn the darker the night. ”

— Longfellow Henry Wadsworth —

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“The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool. ”

— Epicurus —

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“Adversity is the first path to truth. ”

— Byron Lord —

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“Human misery must somewhere have a stop: there is no wind that always blows a storm. ”

— Euripides —

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