Anne Bradstreet

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

If we had no winter the spring would not be so pleasant

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

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
– Anne Bradstreet