Quotes by misfortune
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English writer 1882-1941
One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
American self-help author 1883-1970
Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
Quite minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
British writer 1815-1882
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
American singer, actor, and producer 1915-1998
The most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
American businessman 1954-
The purpose of life is not to fight against evil and misfortune; it is to unveil magnificence.
American Pastor, writer
The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter.Source: Pensees
Roman emperor 121-180
The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-1965
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
American writer, ophthalmologist and a professor of English literatur 1858-1932
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
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