Tag Archives: misfortune

Quotation: Jerome K. Jerome


In the sun-time, when the world is bounding forward full of life, we cannot stay to sigh and sulk … but if the misfortune comes at 10PM, we read poetry or sit in the dark and think what a hollow world this is.

Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927) Discuss

Today’s Quotation: Washington Irving (1783-1859) – on human mind and purpose


Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving (1783-1859) Discuss