Monday, April 20, 2020

When Bad Fortune Occurs

When bad fortune occurs, the unresourceful, unimaginative man looks about him to attach the blame to someone else; the resolute accepts misfortune and endeavors to survive, mature, and improve because of it.

-- Anne Inez McCaffrey (1926 - 2011), American-Irish writer, first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction (Best Novella, "Weyr Search", 1968) and the first to win a Nebula Award (Best Novella, "Dragonrider", 1969), Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern (1983)

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