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Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
~By Horace ~


I am disposed to be thus particular from the interest you take in our welfare and from the entire confidence I have in your knowing, that you will be sympathetic with us in our misfortunes.
~By John Hawley ~


I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side.
~By Robert Walpole ~


The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate - which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave.
~By Camille Paglia ~


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


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


Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
~By Lord Acton ~


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


Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, he had not the method of making a fortune.
~By Thomas Gray ~


I feel like a hostage to fortune. Not that I am complaining. I wanted to play the role. But in truth I didn't think the show would be such a success. OK, I thought it would fail. Not because it was bad. I was confident it was good, but plenty of good things just sort of wither on the vine.
~By Hugh Laurie ~


A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


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


Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!
~By John Dryden ~


I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things. Now I've fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record. I'd like it to sell millions of copies, but my self - worth is not based on chart positions.
~By Roland Gift ~


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.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great.
~By Carlo Goldoni ~


It's the misfortune of German authors that not a single one of them dares to expose his true character. Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


Action makes more fortune than caution.
~By Charlotte Whitton ~


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


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


Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
~By William James ~


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


At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
~By Gabriela Mistral ~


It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.
~By Ulysses S. Grant ~


The government's War on Poverty has transformed poverty from a short-term misfortune into a career choice.
~By Harry Browne ~


All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body, my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes, for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


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


The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.
~By Madame de Stael ~


Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
~By R. Buckminster Fuller ~


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


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.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
~By Chanakya ~


For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


A man endures misfortune without complaint.
~By Franz Schubert ~


Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
~By Sallust ~


One lapse of judgment can cost and talent isn't everything. A huge slice of good fortune in needed to make it to the top, and without that element of luck, you've no chance.
~By John Barrow ~


Misfortune was my god.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


We're going to shoot one Polaroid per show. I'm going to sign this before it even develops because I know that once it develops with my signature on it, it's worth a fortune. I'll make this a work of magic warlock art.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


It's sometimes unnerving to think of that, and I wish it were possible for all children in the world to have the good fortune I've had in having a giving and loving family.
~By James MacArthur ~


When Fortune smiles, I smile to think how quickly she will frown.
~By Robert Southwell ~


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


A great mind becomes a great fortune.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
~By Socrates ~


Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
~By Euripides ~


The result showed that fortune helps the brave.
~By Titus Livius ~


From the beginning of the Radiation Laboratory, I have had the rare good fortune of being in the center of a group of men of high ability, enthusiastic and completely devoted to scientific pursuits.
~By Ernest Lawrence ~


Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
~By Daniel Boone ~


If I traveled to the end of the rainbow as Dame Fortune did intend, Murphy would be there to tell me the pot's at the other end.
~By Edward Koch ~


Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
~By Russell Baker ~


Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza.
~By Franz Kafka ~


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


Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


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.
~By Denis Waitley ~


My face has always been my fortune anyway, not my body.
~By Claire Bloom ~


A great fortune is a great slavery.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


I'm one of those fortunate actors who gets to work pretty much every day. I've had a run of good fortune and work with some terrific people who have hired me.
~By Rob Paulsen ~


Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
~By Amy Lowell ~


My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


There is no formula to making it to the NFL other than good fortune and and playing well in college.
~By Dante Hall ~


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


I had the good fortune of speaking with Orson Wells many decades ago and he said 'Success is primarily luck anyway.' And I have been very lucky. Of course, Orson Wells was enormously talented and brilliant - so who am I to argue with him!
~By George Kennedy ~


The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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


Labor is the fabled magician's wand, the philosophers stone, and the cap of good fortune.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves and others may think them considerable enough to be the envy and the mark of fortune.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


What good fortune for governments that the people do not think.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke.
~By Mike Tyson ~


Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The more we take the less we become, the fortune of one man means less for some.
~By Sarah McLachlan ~


Regarding fame, fortune and Oregon I do wish I had more money.
~By John Fahey ~


A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
~By Austin O'Malley ~


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


I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked.
~By Alphonse Karr ~


Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.
~By Sam Levenson ~


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


An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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


Unless some misfortune has made it impossible, everyone can have good posture.
~By Loretta Young ~


Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
~By Plato ~


No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


The Unhappy may, possibly, by indulging Thought, hit on some lucky Stratagem for the Relief of his Misfortunes, and the Happy may be infinitely more so by contemplating on his Condition.
~By Eliza Haywood ~


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


When Elvis was performing, you just tried to figure out a way to get there. I think he set all the records and anyone that has ever had the good fortune to see him, you know what it's like to try to get in to see Elvis. It was impossible, practically.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


I've seen so many people in this business that made a fortune. They get old and broke and can't make any money. I tell you something... no one's going to play a benefit for Jimmy Dean.
~By Jimmy Dean ~


Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes and misfortunes of the human race.
~By Pierre Bayle ~


Man's natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~

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