Quotations About
misfortune

Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.

L'Ingénu, ch.10 (1767)
Posted in: Voltaire

A man is the sum of his misfortunes. One day you’d think misfortune would get tired, but then time is your misfortune.

The Sound and the Fury (1929)
Posted in: William Faulkner

Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings.

Vol de Nuit (1931) (Night Flight)

I didn’t notice I was being set upon by a pickpocket, which I am glad of, because I like to work only with professionals.