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Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.
Adversity
Aesop

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The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
Misfortunes
Aesop

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The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.
Wisdom
Marcus Aurelius

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Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
Fate
Francis Bacon

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Ill Fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
Fate
Francis Bacon

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No man's fortune can be an end worthy of his being.
Money
Francis Bacon

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The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Wealth
Francis Bacon

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The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Responsibility
Francis Bacon

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You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
Family
Anita Baker

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Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
Fortune
Honore De Balzac

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We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Exaggeration
Honore De Balzac

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Fortune cannot be flattered by such fetish worship. But she can be wooed and won by hard work.
Luck
Lord Beaverbrook

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The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortune, but its fears.
Fear
Arthur Christopher Benson

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Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Calamity
Ambrose Bierce

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The Goddess Fortune is the devil's servant, ready to kiss any one's ass.
Luck
William Blake

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People of genius whenever they are faced with misfortune find resources within themselves.
Misfortunes
Brouhours

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It is we that are blind, not fortune.
Eyes
Sir Thomas Browne

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All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
Loneliness
Jean De La Bruyere

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This great misfortune -- to be incapable of solitude.
Solitude
Jean De La Bruyere

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Your fortune is not something to find but to unfold.
Fortune
Eric Butterworth

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Each man is the smith of his own fortune.
Fortune
Appius Claudius Caecus

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The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.
Work
Miguel De Cervantes

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A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence.
Fortune
Chinese Proverb

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I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Envy
Marcus T. Cicero

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There is no fortune so strong that money cannot take it.
Money
Marcus T. Cicero

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