43 Total Quotes

Misfortune Quotes

Virginia Woolf
One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph
Virginia Woolf
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We're educating everyone: public, criminals, but also people who may've had the misfortune of being attacked or something. They know how to leave behind a trail of evidence: they have to pull somebody's hair out by the root so that you leave a skin tag, and that's where you get the DNA.
Marg Helgenberger
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No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.
Alexander Herzen
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Soren Kierkegaard
Honour him, dear Symparanekromenoi, for his grey hair and his misfortune.
Soren Kierkegaard
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Jane Austen
A woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Jane Austen
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Edith Wharton
Misfortune had made Lily supple instead of hardening her, and a pliable substance is less easy to break than a stiff one.
Edith Wharton
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Benjamin Disraeli
If Gladstone fell into the Thames, that would be a misfortune; and if anybody pulled him out, that I suppose would be a calamity.
Benjamin Disraeli
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William Hazlitt
People are not soured by misfortune, but by the reception they meet with in it.
William Hazlitt
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We worked very hard, naturally -- because of our misfortune and the mistakes we made in the last weeks -- to make up ground and here we are, and we've made up significant ground. Obviously the race is important -- this is one step towards it -- but seeing where Fernando, in particular, is it's great for us in terms of first strategy and hopefully result as well by the end of the race.
Michael Schumacher
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My misfortune is doubly painful to me because it will result in my being misunderstood. For me there can be no recreation in the company of others, no intelligent conversation, no exchange of information with peers; only the most pressing needs can make me venture into society. I am obliged to live like an outcast.
Ludwig Beethoven
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When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth
Persian Proverb
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She has the great misfortune of following Elvis, if you will, in John Roberts. We may not have another person come forward like him for some time: just a brilliant legal scholar, a fabulous constitutional lawyer.
Sam Brownback
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If you share a man's wealth, try to lessen his misfortune
Chinese Proverbs
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You want to have a great event, but not because of someone else's misfortune.
Mack Bradley
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Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to excite pity and arouses only irritation.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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This great misfortune / to be incapable of solitude.
Jean Bruyere
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James had the misfortune of facing the eventual runner-up in the first round. But I'm proud of what he accomplished this season.
Ron Ledbetter
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Debauchee, n. One who has so earnestly pursued pleasure that he has had the misfortune to overtake it.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Those who wait for (some misfortune to befall) you then If you have a victory from Allah they say: Were we not with you? And i. there IS a chance for the unbelievers, they say: Did we not acquire the mastery over you and defend you from the believers? So Allah shall Judge between you on the day of resurrection, and Allah will by no means give the unbelievers a way against the believers.
quran quran
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What! when a misfortune befell you, and you had certainly afflicted (the unbelievers) with twice as much, you began to say: Whence is this? Say: It is from yourselves; surely Allah has power over all things.
quran quran
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But how will it be when misfortune befalls them on account of what their hands have sent before? Then they will come to you swearing by Allah: We did not desire (anything) but good and concord.
quran quran
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And surely among you is he who would certainly hang back! If then a misfortune befalls you he says: Surely Allah conferred a benefit on me that I was not present with them.
quran quran
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Dave had the misfortune of hitting a cattle fence. Dave is alert and other than his injuries, he appears to be fine.
Pat Barry
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With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.
Simone Weil
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Only the misfortune of exile can provide the in-depth understanding and the overview into the realities of the world.
Stefan Zweig
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There's only really one difference between Rachelle Waterman and every other teenage girl. Rachelle Waterman had the misfortune to repeat her comments to Jason Arrant.
Steven Wells
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A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing
Hesiod Hesiod
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Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to
Paul Valery
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It was just misfortune and we are still perplexed by what happened.
Philip Omondi
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There is no greater misfortune, than to not be able to endure misfortune.
Proverb Proverbs
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