quote by Voltaire

The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us

— Voltaire

Blissful Misfortunes Of Others quotations

Misfortunes of others quote How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.

How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.

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Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.

Misfortunes of others quote Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the

Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.

You have no idea how much of the inefficiency of mankind comes from thinking about the wrong-doings of others, and of ourselves. There is nothing more miserable than to feel that by some mistake in life you have not amounted to what you might have, and that your misfortunes all hinge on that mistake.

Misfortunes of others quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis

A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

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.

To me, being Australian is about looking after your mates, taking care of the less fortunate, supporting the underdog and enhancing the spirit that makes all Australians unique.

I wasn't raised to celebrate the misfortune of others.

Misfortunes of others quote Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and

Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.

Happy will be those who take a lesson and warning from the mistakes and misfortunes of others and seek, nevertheless, to adopt the good they offer. Wisdom, wherever he finds it, it's a believer's goal, because he is more worthy of it than anyone else.

We fell silent and all joking ceased.

We gazed mutely into each other's eyes and an intense longing for the fullest avowal of the truth forced us to a confession, requiring no words whatever, or the incommensurable misfortune that weighed upon us. With tears and sobs we sealed a vow to belong to each other alone.

My misfortune is doubly painful to me because it will result in my being misunderstood. For me there can be no recreation in the company of others, no intelligent conversation, no exchange of information with peers; only the most pressing needs can make me venture into society. I am obliged to live like an outcast.

Misfortunes of others quote Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.

Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.

An ignorant person is inclined to blame others for his own misfortune.

To blame oneself is proof of progress. But the wise man never has to blame another or himself.

Pride thinks it's own happiness shines the brighter by comparing it with the misfortunes of others.

Misfortunes of others quote It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flo

It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.

Those who are happy and successful themselves are too apt to make light of the misfortunes of others.

The bird alighteth not on the spread net when it beholds another bird in the snare. Take warning by the misfortunes of others, that others may not take example from you.

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.

Misfortunes of others quote Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.

Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.

It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.

Laughter to begin with was probably glee at the misfortunes of others.

The baring of the teeth in laughter hints at its savage ancestry. Animals have no malice, hence also no laughter. They never savor the sudden glory of Schadenfreude. It was its infectious quality that made of laughter a medium of mutuality.

We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.

Misfortunes of others quote Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

Good luck in most cases comes through the misfortune of others.

I was blessed with a sense of my own destiny.

I have never sold myself short. I have never judged myself by other people's standards. I have always expected a great deal of myself, and if I fail, I fail myself. So failure or reversal does not bring out resentment in me because I cannot blame others for any misfortune that befalls me.

Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.

Misfortunes of others quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where

Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education.

To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

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.

I was born with a priceless gift, the ability to laugh at the misfortunes of others.

Misfortunes of others quote Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

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.

Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it;

for such do always see that every cloud is an angel's face. Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs.

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?

Misfortunes of others quote Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others thi

Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.

You will find the most pronounced hatred of other nations on the lowest cultural levels. There is, though, a level where the hatred disappears completely and where one so to speak stands above the nations and where one experiences fortune or misfortune of a neighboring country as if they had happened to one's own.

Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it;

for such do always see that every cloud is an angel's face. Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs.

For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.

The great misfortune of the modern English is not at all that they are more boastful than other people (they are not); it is that they are boastful about those particular things which nobody can boast of without losing them.

Optimism has always seemed to me the cunning alibi of egoists, anxious to cover up their state of chronic self-satisfaction. They are optimists in order to avoid pitying other men and their misfortune. ~~ Yet pity is a vexed question.

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