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Don't trouble trouble

Posted by ESC on June 16, 2011 at 00:47

In Reply to: Don't trouble trouble posted by Tony M on June 15, 2011 at 07:48:

: Has anyone ever heard of this quote "Don't trouble trouble 'til trouble troubles you"? What is the origin of this phrase?

Don't trouble trouble until trouble troubles you. Traditional. From "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget: A Collection of Quotations by People of Color," Dorothy Winbush Riley, editor, HarperPerennial, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 1995, Page 414.