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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told: ''Blessed are they that morn.''

C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) Irish author and scholar.

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832) British clergyman, sportsman and author.

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

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American politician.

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.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.


Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.

The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) Protestant preacher and author.

When difficulties are overcome they begin blessing.


If you can't go over, you must go under.

Jewish proverb