Favorite Quotations ~  Trouble, 2 Plunder and Deceit

"In every trouble the little ones duck more easily." ~ Jean de La Fontaine

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I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some from behind. ~ Dr. Seuss

If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I wouldn't pass it around. Wouldn't be doing anybody a favor. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble. That's as bad as treating it as an enemy. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If you ever get in real trouble, don't panic. Sit down and think about it. Remember two things, always. There must be some way out of it and there must be humor in it somewhere. ~ Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

Troubled waters are not here to drown us but to cleanse us. ~ Hans Wilhelm, Book of Courage

Never make troubles of trifles. ~ English Proverb

Never was good work done without much trouble. ~ Chinese Proverb

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles. ~ Charlie Chaplin

Drag your thoughts away from your troubles…by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. ~ Mark Twain

Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature; but don't lend it to your neighbors. ~ Rudyard Kipling

Burn not thy fingers to snuff another man's candle. ~ James Howell

Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul? ~ John Keats

If you are always dwelling in trouble, change your address. ~ American Proverb

In handling a stinging insect, move very slowly. ~ Robert A. HeinleinIt's bad form to go half-way to meet troubles which are not coming to your house. ~ Ethel White

Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds-- all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have. ~ Edward Everett Hale

Never complain about your troubles, they are responsible for more than half of your income. ~ Robert Updegraff