Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
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If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be content to take their own and depart.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes, most of which never happened.
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.
Greater Harm I Know Life
Misfortunes make us wise
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And the little prince broke into a lovely peal of laughter, which irritated me very much. I like my misfortunes to be taken seriously.