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And these vicissitudes come best in youth;
For when they happen at a riper age,
People are read more

And these vicissitudes come best in youth;
For when they happen at a riper age,
People are apt to blame the Fates, forsooth,
And wonder Providence is not more sage.
Adversity is the first path to truth:
He who hath proved war, storm, or woman's rage,
Whether his winters be eighteen or eighty,
Has won experience which is deem'd so weighty.

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Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

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There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a
penny; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops; read more

There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a
penny; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops; and I will make
it felony to drink small beer.

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Great men rejoice in adversity just as brave soldiers triumph in
war.
[Lat., Gaudent magni viri rebus adversis read more

Great men rejoice in adversity just as brave soldiers triumph in
war.
[Lat., Gaudent magni viri rebus adversis non aliter, quam fortes
milites bellis.]

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It shows a weak mind not to bear prosperity as well as adversity
with moderation.
[Lat., Ut adversas read more

It shows a weak mind not to bear prosperity as well as adversity
with moderation.
[Lat., Ut adversas res, secundas immoderate ferre, levitatis
est.]

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In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity
consider.

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity
consider.

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Constant success shows us but one side of the world; adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.

Constant success shows us but one side of the world; adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.

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Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one
cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.
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Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one
cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.
[Lat., Res secundae valent commutare naturam, et raro quisquam
erga bona sua satis cautus est.]

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Besides, you know
Prosperity's the very bond of love,
Whose fresh complexion and whose heart together
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Besides, you know
Prosperity's the very bond of love,
Whose fresh complexion and whose heart together
Affliction alters.

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