Quotes on Fortune

We are sure to get the better of fortune if we do but grapple with her. Seneca the Younger

What ever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things. A A Milne

You have to do more than you get paid for because that's where the fortune is. Jim Rohn

Time properly invested is worth a fortune. Jim Rohn

If we haven't a grouch against Fortune, we seem unable to avoid one against ourselves. Winifred Holtby

Time is the only capital of those who just have their inteligence as fortune. Honore De Balzac

Fortune smiles on some, and lets the others go free. Don Henley

No woman can be a beauty without a fortune. George Farquhar

Fortune is either with you or it's not. Tom Araya

The aggregation of large fortunes is not at all a thing to be regretted. William Graham Sumner

We are corrupted by good fortune. [Lat., Felicitate corrumpimur.] Tacitus

I do not seek good fortune - I am good fortune! Walt Whitman

I had the good fortune of having a happy, closely knit family. Carlos Fuentes

We make our fortunes and we call them fate. Benjamin Disraeli

Fortune, not wisdom, rules lives. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Honesty is incompatible with amassing a large fortune. Mahatma Gandhi

Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry. Oliver Goldsmith

A just fortune awaits the deserving. [Lat., Fors aequa merentes Respicit.] Statius

Never grieve for me if it is my good fortune to die with my boots on. That's what I most hope for. Maynard Owen Williams

everything associated with weddings cost the same - a fortune. Lisa Scottoline

I've never had good fortune with sequels. Everyone says this time is going to be better. And then I've done them and they've just been not - they weren't better. Sandra Bullock

Wealth increaseth, but a nameless something is ever wanting to our insufficient fortune. Horace

There is no fortune so good that you can find nothing in it to complain of. Publilius Syrus

Rare is the virtue that's not ruled by Fortune, That stands unshaken even when Fortune flees. Ovid

Manners make often fortunes. John Ray

We make our own fortune and call it destiny. Benjamin Disraeli

Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A great fortune enslaves its owner. Publilius Syrus

No fortune is so good but that you may find something to grumble about. Publilius Syrus

Be not arrogant when fortune smiles, or dejected when she frowns. Decimius Magnus Ausonius

The Spaniards have a saying that there is no man whom Fortune does not visit at least once in his life. Donald Grant Mitchell

Let not one look of Fortune cast you down; she were not Fortune if she did not frown. Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery

Fortune may rob us of our wealth, not of our courage. Seneca the Younger

I've opened the way for others to make fortunes, but a fortune for myself was not what I was after. Daniel Boone

Make sure the fortune that you seek is the fortune that you need. Ben Harper

When one door closes, fortune will usually open another. Fernando de Rojas

How do you deserve a fortune? Render fortunes of service. Jim Rohn

A prince indebted is a fortune made. Edward Young

The world has always been the same; and there is always as much good fortune as bad in it. Niccolo Machiavelli

And the brave make their own fortune! Sherry Thomas

Something is always wanting to incomplete fortune. [Lat., Curtae nescio quid semper abest rei.] Horace

It is the fortunate who should extol fortune. [Ger., Das Gluck erhebe billig der Begluckte.] Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every woman is the architect of her own fortune. Jessie Burton

A true philosopher is beyond the reach of fortune. Walter Savage Landor

How do you make a small fortune in the wine business? Start with a large fortune and buy a winery. Kevin Zraly

There is nothing which continues longer than a moderate fortune; nothing of which one sees sooner the end than a large fortune. Jean De La Bruyere

Great Fortune brings with it Great misfortune. George Herbert

How Fortune piles her sports when she begins to practise them! Ben Jonson

If you make a sale, you can earn a commission. If you make a friend, you can earn a fortune! Jeffrey Gitomer

A writer can make a fortune in America, but he can't make a living. James A Michener

We each build our own future. We are the architects of our own fortune. Appius Claudius Caecus

That which Fortune has not given, she cannot take away. Seneca the Younger

You can change your character and, at the same time, change your fortune. Herbie Hancock

Take out the fortune before you eat the cookie. Dave Barry

The fortune of nations has often depended on accidents . . . Edward Gibbon

As ability goes, so goes our fortune. Leon Battista Alberti

We rise to fortune by successive steps; we descend by only one. Stanislaw I Leszczynski

Audaces fortuna iuvat (latin)- Fortune favors the bold. Virgil

Fortune is like a widow won,And truckles to the bold alone. William Somervile

The truth brings no man a fortune. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

My greatest fortune was that I was ordered to take up art for the good of my health Kyffin Williams

My pride fell with my fortunes. William Shakespeare

Character is itself a fortune. Samuel Smiles

A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married. Anna Held

Every happiness is a hostage to fortune. Arthur Helps

Fortune has played me a sad trick by letting me live on and on. Belle Boyd

It is fortune, not wisdom, that rules man's life. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Ill fortune seldom comes alone. John Dryden

How fortune brings to earth the over-sure! Petrarch

Your fortune is not something to find but to unfold. Eric Butterworth

I don't need to make a fortune, I need to survive. Solomon Burke

Nothing keeps longer than a middling fortune, and nothing melts away sooner than a large one. Jean De La Bruyere

Fortune is for all, judgment is theirs who have won it for themselves. Aeschylus

You have to do more than you get paid for because that's where the fortune is. Jim Rohn

We do not know what really good or bad fortune is. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Misfortune nobly born is good fortune. Marcus Aurelius

There is no misfortune, but to bear it nobly is good fortune. Marcus Aurelius

Good fortune is a god among men, and more than a god. Aeschylus

...she rejoiced as only mothers can in the good fortunes of their children. Louisa May Alcott



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