Our position in Christ Jesus is enhanced each time we help someone in trouble.
The whole trouble is that we won't let God help us.George MacDonald
The trouble is with socialism, which resembles a form of mental illness more than it does a philosophy. Socialists get bees in their bonnets. And because they chronically lack any critical faculty to examine and evaluate their ideas, and because they are pathologically unwilling to consider the opinions of others, and most of all, because socialism is a mindset that regards the individual – and his rights – as insignificant, compared to whatever the socialist believes the group needs, terrible, terrible things happen when socialists acquire power.l. neil smith
If you go over desert and mountain, Far into the country of Sorrow, To-day and to-night and to-morrow, And maybe for months and for years; You shall come with a heart that is bursting For trouble and toiling and thirsting, You shall certainly come to the fountain At length, to the Fountain of Tears.A. W. E. O'Shaughnessy, The Fountain of Tears.
If the underdog were always right, one might quite easily try to defend him. The trouble is that very often he is but obscurely right, sometimes only partially right, and often quite wrong; but perhaps he is never so altogether wrong and pig-headed and utterly reprehensible as he is represented to be by those who add the possession of prejudices to the other almost insuperable difficulties of understanding him.jane addams
Don't go to great trouble to optimize something that never should be done at all. Aim to enhance total systems properties, such as creativity, stability, diversity, resilience, and sustainability–whether they are easily measured or not.kenneth boulding
It is no more easy to make a good picture than it is to find a diamond or a pearl. It means trouble and you risk your life for it.vincent van gogh
Beauty is that quality which, next to money, is generally the most attractive to the worst kinds of men; and, therefore, it is likely to entail a great deal of trouble on the possessor.anne brontë
In my life I had come to realize that when things were going very well indeed it was just the time to anticipate trouble. And, conversely, I learned from pleasant experience that at the most despairing crisis, when all looked sour beyond words, some delightful "break" was apt to lurk just around the corner.amelia earhart
Verbal ability is a highly overrated thing in a guy, and it's our pathetic need for it that gets us into so much trouble.Nora Ephron
I most earnestly beg you to spare no trouble or necessary expense in getting these.henry knox
Success in investing doesn't correlate with I.Q. once you're above the level of 25. Once you have ordinary intelligence, what you need is the temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing.warren buffett
The trouble with him was that he was without imagination. He was quick and alert in the things of life, but only in the things, and not in the significances.jack london
I'm very well liked in Hartford. You know, the trouble is, Linda, people don't seem to take to me.Arthur Miller
Grammy Flash always used to say, the trouble with "an eye for an eye" is that everyone ends up blind.The Flash, Justice League: Unlimited.
Whoever does not consider the Macedonians as Greeks must also conclude that by the 6th and 5th centuries BC the Macedonians had completely given up the original names of their nation - without any need to do so - and taken Greek names in order to demonstrate their admiration for Greek civilization. I think it not worth the trouble to demolish such a notion; for any hypothesis of historical linguists which is put forward without taking into account the actual life of a people, is condemned as it were out of its own mouth.Otto Hoffman
The trouble with Opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.Herbert Victor Prochnow
The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.bertrand russell
Life is mostly froth and bubble; :;:; Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, :;:; Courage in your own.Adam Lindsay Gordon, "Finis Exoptatus (A metaphysical Song)" (24 November 1866), Fytte 8 of Ye Wearie Wayfarer: Hys Ballad in Eight Fyttes, as published in Sea Spray and Smoke Drift (1867)
Christ and His cross are not separable in this life, howbeit Christ and His cross part at heaven's door, for there is no house-room for crosses in heaven. One tear, one sigh, one sad heart, one fear, one loss, one thought of trouble cannot find lodging there.Samuel Rutherford, p. 300 (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
The head must bow, and the back will have to bend, Wherever the darkey may go; A few more days, and the trouble all will end, In the field where the sugar-canes grow. A few more days for to tote the weary load, No matter, 't will never be light; A few more days till we totter on the road: Then my old Kentucky home, good-night!stephen foster
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.Psalms. XLVI. 1. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
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