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«Age is the most terrible misfortune that can happen to any man; other evils will mend, this is every day getting worse»
«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»
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«If Gladstone fell into the Thames, that would be a misfortune; and if anybody pulled him out, that I suppose would be a calamity.»
«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.''»
«In misfortune, what friend remains a friend?»
«Good luck comes in slender currents, misfortune in a rolling tides»
«A woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.»
«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.»
«Happy the man who can endure the highest and the lowest fortune. He, who has endured such vicissitudes with equanimity, has deprived misfortune of its power.»
«Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.»