Quotes by misfortune

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  • Arthur Christopher Benson
    Arthur Christopher Benson
    English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
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    The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortune, but its fears.
  • Achille Poincelot
    Achille Poincelot
    French aphorism writer 19th century
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    There are some people who think that all the world should share their misfortune, although they do not share in the sufferings of anybody else.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune... to lose both seems like carelessness.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
  • Charles Edward Jerningham
    Charles Edward Jerningham
    English aphorist 1854-1921
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    When two laugh it is certain a misfortune has happened - to a third.
    Source: The maxims of Marmaduke
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
  • Elias Canetti
    Elias Canetti
    Austrian novelist and philosopher 1905-
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    Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune?
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.
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