Terms Of Service
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Terms Of Service
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
I'm very very happy for my hardships and misfortunes: they build character and make you a better person. Even if I think it's something you have to carry with you, it's definitely something that makes you more empathic towards other people, makes you understand people and relationships so much better.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
Michel de Montaigne
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life.
We all feel the urge to condemn ourselves out of guilt, to blame others for our misfortunes and to fantasize about total disaster.
Every morning brings new potential, but if you dwell on the misfortunes of the day before, you tend to overlook tremendous opportunities.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
A ruler of men faces two possible misfortunes: if he employs the worthy, the ministers will use worthiness as a pretext to rob their ruler of his power, but if he promotes men recklessly, his affairs will be neglected, and he will not prevail.
Helping those who have been struck by unforeseeable misfortunes is fundamentally different from making dependency a way of life.
Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
Jean de la Bruyere
A lot of life is about trying to turn bad experiences into something good. Usually if you work at it, you can figure out a way to do it. Even our worst misfortunes are gifts.
Robert Kennedy, Jr.
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes.
For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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