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These are some of the best 'Misfortune' quotations and sayings.

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A soul exasperated by its ills, falls out with everything, with its friend and itself.

After all, our worst misfortunes never happen, and most miseries lie in anticipation.

By struggling with misfortunes, we are sure to receive some wounds in the conflict; but a sure method to come off victorious is by running away.

Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it.

Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs.

Evil events come from evil causes; and what we suffer, springs, generally from what we have done.

Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower.

He that is down needs fear no fall.

Heaven sends us misfortunes as a moral tonic.

I never knew any man in my life who could not bear another's misfortunes perfectly like a Christian.

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.

It is seldom that God sends such calamities upon man as men bring upon themselves and suffer willingly.

It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck, are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.

Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come. See quote detail

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

Men shut their doors against a setting sun.

Misfortune does not always wait on vice; nor is success the constant guest of virtue.

Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it; for such do always see that in every cloud is an angel's face.

Misfortune makes of certain souls a vast desert through which rings the voice of God.

Misfortunes always come in by a door that has been left open for them.


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