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No excuses and no sob stories. Life is full of excuses if you're looking. I have no time to gripe over misfortune. I don't waste time looking back.
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
Bryant H. McGill
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life.
Rock 'n Roll: The most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Honore de Balzac
Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza.
The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
Charles R. Swindoll
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
W. Somerset Maugham
Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, 'This is a misfortune' but 'To bear this worthily is good fortune.'
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
Robert Louis Stevenson
In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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