Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming, they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas.