Inflictions: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

 
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Familiar Quotations


Inflictions

Now among all passions inflicted from without, death holds the first place, just as sexual concupiscences are chief among internal passions. Consequently, when a man conquers death and things directed to death, his is a most perfect victory.
–Saint Thomas Aquinas

Of all the animals, man is the only that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it. It is a trait that is not known to the higher animals.
–Samuel Langhorne Clemens

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
–Cyril Connolly

Fortune is not satisfied with inflicting one calamith.
–Publilius Syrus

Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it.
–Mark Twain

I suffer more from the humiliations inflicted by my country than from those inflicted on her.
–Simone Weil

Inflictions – "Affliction"

Come then, affliction, if my Father wills, and be my frowning friend. A friend that frowns is better than a smiling enemy.
–Anonymous

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.
–Mallet

When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
–Rosalind Russell

Affliction is not sent in vain from the good God who chastens those that he loves.
–Robert Southey
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