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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
Ashwin Vemuri
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:09:21 AM

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Ghada M.Ahmad
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:09:34 AM

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Daemon wrote:
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Bierce%2c+Ambrose+Gwinett (1842-1914)


So true; it's often the case that one man's meat is another man's poison.
jcbarros
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:10:54 AM

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Ha ha...AB acute as always. ;))
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:12:00 AM

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The French say:"le maleur des uns fait le bonheur des autres." the misfortune of some makes the happiness of others.
Bully_rus
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:59:43 AM
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Daemon wrote:
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


Yeah. With this approach, it’s pretty easy to guess what makes good luck to those two-timed "ourselves"... Right?
Ajike Omooba
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:35:17 PM

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