"Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows."
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"Oh, I wish I were a miser; being a miser must be so occupying."
"There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up."
"The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others."
"An accident is an inevitable occurrence due to the actions of immutable natural laws."
"People of genius whenever they are faced with misfortune find resources within themselves."
"Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune."
"Misfortunes tell us what fortune is."
"The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress."
"My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened."
"There is no greater misfortune, than to not be able to endure misfortune."
"There is something in the misfortune of our best friends which does not displease us."
"Misfortune does not always result in harm."
"When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth"
"All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows."
"To mourn a mischief that is past and gone is the next way to draw new mischief on."
"Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity."
"Life itself is short, but lasts longer than misfortunes."
"It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure."
"There is always something infinitely mean about other people's tragedies."
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