Next >>

He said that those who have endured some misfortune will always be set apart but that it is just that misfortune which is their gift and which is their strength.

All the Pretty Horses
By speaking of our misfortunes we often relieve them
On the occasion of every accident that befalls you, remember to turn to yourself and inquire what power you have for turning it to use
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
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows
We may escape misfortune for a while, but the evil day will come
Patience is the remedy for every misfortune
Even to smile at the misfortunes of others is to do an injury
It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others
All of which misery I saw, part of which I was
Next >>


On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."