The reward of suffering is experience.
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It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
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It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
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He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
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And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
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Call no man happy till he is dead.
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There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
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Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new.
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It is always in season for old men to learn.
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When a match has equal partners then I fear not.
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Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
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Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
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The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
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It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
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God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
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Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
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Death is softer by far than tyranny.
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In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
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When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.
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When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.
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Aeschylus

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