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Fortune Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes about Fortune.

Fortune and love befriend the bold.
- Ovid

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

You leave home to seek your fortune and,
when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
- Anita Baker

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There are one hundred men seeking security to one able
man who is willing to risk his fortune.
- J. Paul Getty

Fortune and love favor the brave.
- Ovid

Formal education will make you a living;
self-education will make you a fortune.
- Jim Rohn

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
- Benjamin Disraeli

There is no defense against adverse fortune which is
so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
- Thomas W. Higginson

Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left.
- John Ray

I have always believed, and I still believe,
that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way
we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
- Hermann Hesse

Whatever fortune has raised to a height,
she has raised only to cast it down.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.
- Torquato Tasso

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power;
let fortune's bubbles rise and fall;
who sows a field,
or trains a flower, or plants a tree,
is more than all.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

I believe in censorship.
I made a fortune out of it.
- Mae West

We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to
secure the respect and attention of people who would
otherwise look straight through us.
- Alain de Botton

I don't want to get married, and I don't want to work after I'm 30,
so I must manage my fortune somehow in the next seven years.
- Anna Held

In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune,
whose name was Merton.
- Thomas Day

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself;
his aim is so exalted that riches,
office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
- Samuel Johnson

I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune,
and nothing upon ourselves.
- Lord Byron

The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Friendless.
Having no favors to bestow.
Destitute of fortune.
Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.
- Ambrose Bierce

Fortune has something of the nature of a woman.
If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away.
- Charles V

Fortune is like the market, where, many times,
if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
- Francis Bacon

Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take.
You are the architect and builder of your own life,
fortune, destiny.
- Alfred A. Montapert

I beg my Children to be just and virtuous,
never to disgrace my name or theirs,
and then they are out of fortune's power.
- Thomas Willis

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one,
and when too small, to pinch the feet.
So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
- Horace

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men,
and to console undistinguished people for their want
of fortune and their lack of merit.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels.
Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow,
and everyday that fortune grants you,
count as gain.
- Horace

I never admire another's fortune so much that I became
dissatisfied with my own.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.
- Ovid

It is we that are blind, not fortune.
- Thomas Browne

If a man's fortune does not fit him,
it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up,
if too small it pinches him.
- Horace

I fought for years and spent a fortune fighting and never got anywhere.
- David Friedman

Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
- James Russell Lowell

A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the
trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in
whose light others may follow in the years to come.
- Denis Waitley

When someone succeeded in quickly making a lot of money in America,
people said he had made his fortune.
- Julius Streicher

There are good and bad times, but our mood changes
more often than our fortune.
- Thomas Carlyle

The songs certainly have not made my fortune,
but I am still grateful for the royalties when they come in.
- Sydney Carter

By going solo I could lose a fortune but money is not important.
- Barry Gibb

Fortune favors the brave.
- Terence

There's not a fortune to be made doing voiceover work
unless you're one of the main voices on The Simpsons.
See, there's The Simpsons, and then there's everything else.
- Patrick Warburton

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
- Laurence J. Peter

We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
- Charles Kuralt

The woman who can create her own job
is the woman who will win fame and fortune.
- Amelia Earhart

There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world,
as there are pretty women to deserve them.
- Jane Austen

No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.
- Boethius

Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
- Emily Dickinson

Happy is he who has laid up in his youth,
and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
- Rufus Choate

The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men
is to endow them with small talents and great ambition.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
- Ben Jonson

Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.
- Marilyn French

The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
- Francis Bacon

A man willing to work, and unable to find work,
is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
- Thomas Carlyle

It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut
the training and go straight to fame and fortune,
and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.
- Lesley Garrett

From that moment on, the newspaper became a highly
lucrative investment for those with a talent for making
money or for publishers wanting to gain a fortune.
- Ferdinand Lassalle

I believe in America.
America's made my fortune.
- Mario Puzo

It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events,
because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
- John Dryden

One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
- Lew Wallace

We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which
is achieved without either.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Fear of the future is worse than one's present fortune.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

The day of fortune is like a harvest day,
We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
- Torquato Tasso

The world is apt to judge of everything by the success;
and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.
- William Dampier

A slave has but one master.
An ambition man, has as many as there are people who
helped him get his fortune.
- Wilson Mizner

A great fortune is a great slavery.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of
a right which gives to one man such a power over another
as renders him absolute master of his life and fortune.
- Charles de Secondat


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