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

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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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Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
Ignorance
Euripides

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There is something in the misfortune of our best friends which does not displease us.
Misfortunes
French Proverb

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Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Misfortunes
R. Buckminster Fuller

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Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
Misfortunes
Thomas Fuller

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History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.
History and Historians
Edward Gibbon

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A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.
Neighbors
Hesiod

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Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Opportunity
Napoleon Hill

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Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
Adversity
Washington Irving

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Misfortune does not always result in harm.
Misfortunes
Italian Proverb

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Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
Adversity
William James

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In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.
Friends and Friendship
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Strength
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Ignorance is a voluntary misfortune.
Ignorance
Nicholas Ling

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The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.
Anxiety
James Russell Lowell

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The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
Misfortunes
W. Somerset Maugham

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My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.
Misfortunes
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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