Spanish alone was understood or spoken here; our friend, the countryman, stuck to us most nobly, he understood us not a bit better than the rest but saw that we were in distress and would not desert us.
My religion teaches me that whenever there is distress which one cannot remove, one must fast and pray.
One does not expect to be comfortable in prison. As a matter of fact, one’s mental suffering is so much greater than any common physical distress that the latter is almost forgotten.
I have never known any distress that an hour’s reading did not relieve.
By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
Many a man in his hour of trial has turned to the Book of Mormon and been enlightened, enlivened, and comforted. The psalms in the Old Testament have a special food for the soul of one in distress.