How full of briers is this working-day world!William Shakespeare, p. 7.
It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.Acts, IX. 5. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
Adversity borrows its sharpest sting from impatience.Bishop Horne, p. 7. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
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