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 (c.1612 - 1672)
Source: The Works of Anne Bradstreet In Prose and Verse
Contributed by: Kim
If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee. If every wife was happy with a man, Compare with me ye women if you can.
Source: "To My Dearest and Loving Husband," 1678
Contributed by: Zaady
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If what I do prove well, it won't advance. They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance.
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