Quotation by Jacques Roumain

Misfortune is never invited. And it comes and sits at the table without permission and it eats, leaving nothing but bones.
Jacques Roumain (1907–1945), Haitian author, ethnologist, political activist. Repr. Éditions Messidor (1992). Antoine in Masters of the Dew, p. 166, Les Éditeurs Français Réunis (1946).
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