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Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Napoleon Hill

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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For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
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History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
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Mortals grow swiftly in misfortune.
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Only the misfortune of exile can provide the in-depth understanding and the overview into the realities of the world.
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The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Franz Schubert

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
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Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza.
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The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
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Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Ovid

One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Virginia Woolf

Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Charles Dickens

My life has been full of terrible misfortunes, most of which never happened.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Michel de Montaigne

Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Virgil

Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Frank Wedekind

No-one is exempt from speaking nonsense ? the only misfortune is to do it solemnly.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Michel de Montaigne

Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Lucius Accius

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Epictetus

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Aristotle

Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.
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Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
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