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Letter "M" » Misfortune
«Doing what's right is no guarantee against misfortune.»
«It is a great art to laugh at your own misfortune»
«If all our 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»
«It has been my misfortune to be engaged in more battles than any other general on the other side of the Atlantic; but there was never a time during my command when I would not have chosen some settlement by reason rather than the sword.»
«It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.»
«I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pain of others»
«Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in the same well»
«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.»
«Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater than the illustrious heroes»
Author: Victor Hugo
«Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother»