Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Misfortune

Misfortune

  1. Bad fortune or luck; calamity; an evil accident; disaster; mishap; mischance.
  2. To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail.

Misfortune Quotations

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
Laurence J. Peter

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
Chanakya

Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
Lord Acton

It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'.
Charles Simmons

It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.
Thucydides
More "Misfortune" Quotations

Misfortune Translations

misfortune in Dutch is ongeluk
misfortune in French is malheur
misfortune in Italian is guaio
misfortune in Latin is calamitas, infortunium, malum, infelicitas
misfortune in Spanish is infortunio
misfortune in Swedish is olycka
Copyright © 2001 - 2016 BrainyQuote
Disable adblock instructions
I have disabled Adblock