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Trouble Quotes


These are some of the best 'Trouble' quotations and sayings.

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He that seeks trouble always finds it.

I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came.

If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence every one must take an equal portion, most people would be content to take their own and depart.

If the sun of God's countenance shine upon me, I may well be content to be wet with the rain of affliction.

If you tell your troubles to God, you put them into the grave; they will never rise again when you have committed them to him. If you roll your burden anywhere else, it will roll back again, like the stone of Sisyphus.

In all troublous events we may find comfort, though it be only in the negative admission that things might have been worse.

It is a kind and wise arrangement of Providence that weaves our sorrows into the elements of character; and that all the disappointments, and conflicts, and afflictions of life may, if rightly used, become the means of improvement, and create in us the sinews of strengtn. - Trouble is a marvellous mortifier of pride, and an effectual restrainer of self-will. Difficulties string up the energies to loftier effort, and intensity is gained from repression. By sorrow the temper is mellowed and the feeling is refined. When suffering has broken up the soil, and made the furrows soft, there can be implanted the hardy virtues which out­brave the storm. In short, trial is God's glorious alchemy, by which the dross is left in the crucible, the baser metals are transmuted, and the character is enriched with gold.

It is distrust of God, to be troubled about what is to come; impatience against God, to be troubled with what is present; and anger at God to be troubled for what is past.

It is not the will of God to give us more troubles than will bring us to live by faith on him; he loves us too well to give us a moment of uneasiness but for our good.

Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.

Men are born to trouble at first, and are exercised in it all their days. - There is a cry at the beginning of life and a groan at the end of it.

Men's happiness springs mainly from moderate troubles, which afford the mind a healthful stimulus, and are followed by a reaction which produces a cheerful flow of spirits.

Never borrow trouble. If the evil is not to come, it is useless, and so much waste; if it is to come, best keep all your strength to meet it.

Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.

Outward attacks and troubles rather fix than unsettle the Christian, as tempests from without only serve to root the oak faster; while an inward canker will gradually rot and decay it.

Perhaps when the light of heaven shows us clearly the pitfalls and dangers of the earth road that led to the heavenly city, our sweetest songs of gratitude will be not for the troubles we have conquered, but for those we have escaped.

Set about doing good to somebody. Put on your hat, and go and visit the sick and poor of your neighborhood; inquire into their circumstances, and minister to their wants. Seek out the desolate, and afflicted, and oppressed, and tell them of the consolations of religion. I have often tried this method, and have always found it the best medicine for a heavy heart.

Sorrow comes soon enough without despondency; it does a man no good to carry around a lightning-rod to attract trouble.

The true way of softening one's troubles is to solace those of others.

The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so; at other times he thinks about other things.


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