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. —Anne Bradstreet

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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.

ANNE BRADSTREET

writer, poet, first woman to be published in Colonial America

COMMENTS


nadine from utah SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
This is so very true!

Liz from New England AUGUST 9, 2016
Bravo for Spring, summer and Fall & winter! How blessed we are no matter the weather!

chris from oklahoma AUGUST 8, 2016
This is so true!

John from Arusha,Tanzania AUGUST 8, 2016
First i like to say thanks and congratulation for this quotes

rose curran from havelock,n.b. FEBRUARY 4, 2014
so true!


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