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Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Honore de Balzac
Unless some misfortune has made it impossible, everyone can have good posture.
Misfortune had made Lily supple instead of hardening her, and a pliable substance is less easy to break than a stiff one.
Only the misfortune of exile can provide the in-depth understanding and the overview into the realities of the world.
Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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.
Myself acquainted with misfortune, I learn to help the unfortunate.
The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity.
One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
Jean de la Bruyere
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
R. Buckminster Fuller
My appeal to the rich is, Deal liberally with your poor brethren, and use your means to advance the cause of God. The worthy poor, who are made poor by misfortune and sickness, deserve your especial care and help.
Ellen G. White
The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention.
Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else.
A man endures misfortune without complaint.
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
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.
It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.
Ulysses S. Grant
Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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