This world is a harsh place, this world.
~ South African Proverb, Zulu [19011]

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ALTERNATE VERSIONS:
This world is a harsh place, this world. ~ South African Proverb, Zulu
The world is a harsh mistress. South Africa
ORIGIN and HISTORY: Tribal Africa, most notably the Zulu of the south.
NOTABLE USE OF PROVERB:
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein is the winner of the 1967 Hugo Award for Best Novel. It is roughly based on the same theme of humans struggling against the world/environment around them.
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