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Letter "M" » misfortunes
«Great minds have purposes; little minds have wishes. Little minds are subdued by misfortunes; great minds rise above them.»
«All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows»
«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.»
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«Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.»
«Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.»
«History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.»
«Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.»
«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 no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes»