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The American distinction between the schlemiel and the schlimazl, summarized in the rule of thumb that says the former spills the ...
Untidy is perhaps too mild a word; slut would be a better one. Being a slut is of course partly a matter of bad luck as well as ba ...
But Madame Bad Luck soberly comes
And stays--no fancy has she for flitting;
The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless.
It is bad luck for world history that of all people the Russians adopted Communism, because they are totally unfit for it.
Most of the ladies and gentlemen who mourn the passing of the nation's leaders wouldn't know a leader if they saw one. If they had ...
A reader is doubly guilty of bad manners against an author when he praises his second book at the expense of his first (or vice ve ...
Like a canoe route across the great lake on whose shore
One is left trapped, grumbling not so much at bad luck as
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Prostitution is the supreme triumph of capitalism.... Worst of all, prostitution reinforces all the old dumb clichés about women' ...
Most bad luck is the misfortune of not being an exception.
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