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34 Proverbs about Misfortunes



1. Misfortunes are, in morals, what bitters are in medicine: each is at first disagreeable; but as the bitters act as corroborants to the stomach, so adversity chastens and ameliorates the disposition.. French Proverb. Misfortunes are, in morals, what bitters are in medicine: each is at first disagreeable; but as the bitters act as corroborants to the stomach, so adversity chastens and ameliorates the disposition.
French Proverb

2. One has always strength enough to bear the misfortunes of one's friends.. French Proverb. One has always strength enough to bear the misfortunes of one's friends.
French Proverb

3. Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.. Greek Proverb. Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
Greek Proverb

4. Grieving for misfortunes is adding gall to wormwood.. Latin Proverb. Grieving for misfortunes is adding gall to wormwood.
Latin Proverb

5. Misfortunes make friends.. Latin Proverb. Misfortunes make friends.
Latin Proverb

6. Misfortunes make happiness more sweet when it comes.. Latin Proverb. Misfortunes make happiness more sweet when it comes.
Latin Proverb

7. Misfortunes make strange bedfellows.. Latin Proverb. Misfortunes make strange bedfellows.
Latin Proverb

8. The misfortunes to which we are accustomed affect us less deeply.. Latin Proverb. The misfortunes to which we are accustomed affect us less deeply.
Latin Proverb

9. Misfortunes never come single.. Dutch Proverb. Misfortunes never come single.
Dutch Proverb

10. Misfortunes never come single.. French Proverb. Misfortunes never come single.
French Proverb

11. Misfortunes never come single.. Italian Proverb. Misfortunes never come single.
Italian Proverb

12. Misfortunes that can't be avoided must be sweetened.. Dutch Proverb. Misfortunes that can't be avoided must be sweetened.
Dutch Proverb

13. Misfortunes that can't be avoided must be sweetened.. French Proverb. Misfortunes that can't be avoided must be sweetened.
French Proverb

14. Misfortunes that can't be avoided must be sweetened.. Italian Proverb. Misfortunes that can't be avoided must be sweetened.
Italian Proverb

15. Misfortunes, when asleep, are not to be awakened.. Dutch Proverb. Misfortunes, when asleep, are not to be awakened.
Dutch Proverb

16. Misfortunes, when asleep, are not to be awakened.. French Proverb. Misfortunes, when asleep, are not to be awakened.
French Proverb

17. Misfortunes, when asleep, are not to be awakened.. Italian Proverb. Misfortunes, when asleep, are not to be awakened.
Italian Proverb

18. Misfortunes come on horseback and depart on foot.. French Proverb. Misfortunes come on horseback and depart on foot.
French Proverb

19. People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures.. French Proverb. People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures.
French Proverb

20. It is easy to bear the misfortunes of others.. Traditional Proverb. It is easy to bear the misfortunes of others.
Traditional Proverb

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