Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
The most beautiful people I've known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.
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Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.
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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
I suppose sooner or later in the life of everyone comes a moment of trial. We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end.
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What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise
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It's the love that goes through the hardest trials and survives that's worth having.
Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
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Government is the Entertainment division of the military-industrial complex.
High school wasn't a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track.
That's what you want to do? Then nothing beats a trial but a failure. Give it everything you've got. I've told you many times, 'Cant do is like Dont Care.' Neither of them have a home.
For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.