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Little things console us because little things afflict us.
Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
Finley Peter Dunne
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
There's no such thing as ageing gracefully. I don't meet people who want to get Alzheimer's disease, or who want to get cancer or arthritis or any of the other things that afflict the elderly. Ageing is bad for you, and we better just actually accept that.
Aubrey de Grey
A good ad should be like a good sermon: It must not only comfort the afflicted, it also must afflict the comfortable.
War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.
In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
Harold S. Geneen
In this present culture, we need to find the means to work and live together with less aggression if we are to resolve the serious problems that afflict and impede us.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Whatever flaws or personal failings afflict them, it remains the case that the overwhelming majority of priests and politicians are honourable and honest - seeking to live out their beliefs and serve society.
Most of us entered journalism and joined 'news organizations' because we care about the greater good. We strive to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
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