106 Proverbs about Misfortune
1. If you share a man's wealth, try to lessen his misfortune.
2. Misfortune is not that which can be avoided, but that which cannot.
3. A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune.
4. Another's misfortune is only a dream.
5. Misfortune comes on horseback and goes away on foot.
6. Misfortune upon misfortune is not wholesome.
7. 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.
8. One has always strength enough to bear the misfortunes of one's friends.
9. The fool hunts for misfortune.
10. Where misfortune befals injuries follow.