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"When your young life offered its first disaster, naturally it loomed large. After you’d survived dozens, you basically just told the next one to take a number and get in line."
Lois McMaster Bujold, Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen ‎· LibSkrat
(I wouldn't say I've survived "dozens" of life disasters, but yes, this rings true nonetheless.) ‎· LibSkrat