“An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.”
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – William Shedd.
“Great trials prepare for great service.” “If you brood over your troubles, you will have a perfect hatch.”
Psalms 34:19 says: “Many are the afflictions of the righteous; but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.”
Romans 8:28 says: “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”