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Anne Bradstreet Quotes

(1612-1672), British Puritan Poet

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Category: Adversity

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish.

Category: Authority

Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.

Category: Trials

If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee.

Category: Wives