Words matter. These are the best Misfortunes Quotes from famous people such as Voltaire, Ambrose Bierce, Amandla Stenberg, Giacomo Casanova, Deepak Chopra, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
I think ‘The Hunger Games’ has a really powerful message about survival, and sacrificing for the ones you love. It’s almost like a warning for us to not lose touch of our humanity. We live in a world in which we watch other’s misfortunes for entertainment.
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
We all feel the urge to condemn ourselves out of guilt, to blame others for our misfortunes and to fantasize about total disaster.
History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others’ children.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
We are all strong enough to bear other men’s misfortunes.
Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.
Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes and misfortunes of the human race.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
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.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
In such misfortunes my Mother was of an heroic spirit, in suffering patiently when there was no remedy, and being industrious where she thought she could help.
Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.
A lot of life is about trying to turn bad experiences into something good. Usually if you work at it, you can figure out a way to do it. Even our worst misfortunes are gifts.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been.
Man’s natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
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.
Gossipers derive pleasure from other people’s misfortunes. It might be fun to peer into somebody else’s personal or professional faux pas at first, but over time, it gets tiring, makes you feel gross, and hurts other people.
Ignorance of one’s misfortunes is clear gain.
The Unhappy may, possibly, by indulging Thought, hit on some lucky Stratagem for the Relief of his Misfortunes, and the Happy may be infinitely more so by contemplating on his Condition.
Helping those who have been struck by unforeseeable misfortunes is fundamentally different from making dependency a way of life.
Every morning brings new potential, but if you dwell on the misfortunes of the day before, you tend to overlook tremendous opportunities.
One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well.
For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.
The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
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?
A ruler of men faces two possible misfortunes: if he employs the worthy, the ministers will use worthiness as a pretext to rob their ruler of his power, but if he promotes men recklessly, his affairs will be neglected, and he will not prevail.
Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh.
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mother.
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.
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us an occasion of expressing our affection and solicitude.