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Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, "This is a misfortune" but "To bear this worthily is good fortune."
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


I have had the good fortune to see how my articles have directly benefited some farmers and helped build markets for their products in a way that preserves land from development. That makes me a hopeless optimist.
~By Michael Pollan ~


People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


In sleep, you are safe from the revolting mechanics of living and being a prey to outrageous fortune.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


The fortunes of the entire world may well ride on the ability of young Americans to face the responsibilities of an old America gone mad.
~By Phil Ochs ~


Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too; and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


Only in a popular war against France... do I see a misfortune.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is strange, but nobody is shocked when pop singers make a fortune in the space of two years.
~By Placido Domingo ~


I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life.
~By Walter Anderson ~


I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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 ~


Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
~By Ovid ~


To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune, when you will gain a tear from those who listen, this is worth the trouble.
~By Aeschylus ~


Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life.
~By Epicurus ~


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 ~


I now bid farewell to the country of my birth - of my passions - of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies - whose factions I sought to quell - whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim - whose freedom has been my fatal dream.
~By Thomas Francis Meagher ~


I had the great good fortune to interview Peggy Lee. Her memories of working with Walt Disney and his team were warm and upbeat.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away.
~By Amelia Barr ~


You can't let players do what they wish and be professional. That's a fact. As for the team, Boro had two internationals when I got there in 1995. Now they have more than 15. And they didn't cost the fortune some suggest.
~By Bryan Robson ~


Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
~By Aesop ~


It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
~By Sophocles ~


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


History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
~By Voltaire ~


But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
~By Aristotle ~


It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning myself at this day with what appears at first sight and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling.
~By Arthur E. Waite ~


I was just very interested in the American frontier and the growth of capitalism - those enormous fortunes that were being made, more often than not, on the blood of poor people, black people, Indian people. They were the ones who paid very dearly for those great fortunes.
~By Peter Matthiessen ~


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


One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well.
~By Louis Kronenberger ~


Fortune befriends the bold.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.
~By Titus Livius ~


The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
~By Joseph Addison ~


A man in my situation, my lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of fortune. and the force of power over minds which it has corrupted or subjugated. but the difficulties of established prejudice: the man dies, but his memory lives.
~By Robert Emmet ~


It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.
~By Thucydides ~


The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.
~By J. Paul Getty ~


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 ~


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


Luckily, I have the good fortune of being on the same team as Ray Lewis. I don't have to face him on Sunday.
~By Jamal Lewis ~


The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
~By Jacques-Louis David ~


My pride fell with my fortunes.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Only the misfortune of exile can provide the in-depth understanding and the overview into the realities of the world.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


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 ~


With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.
~By Simone Weil ~


This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Misfortune had made Lily supple instead of hardening her, and a pliable substance is less easy to break than a stiff one.
~By Edith Wharton ~


Not to be loved is a misfortune, but it is an insult to be loved no longer.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


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


My submission to you is we're fighting the war on terror not overseas but in our own streets, and we'd be spending vast more fortunes to try to be a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it.
~By Johnny Isakson ~


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 ~


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 ~


We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless.
~By Herodotus ~


I remember being told 'Someone's gonna make a fortune out of this rap thing' and thinking 'no way'.
~By Arthur Baker ~


When you work for Bruckheimer, you don't get it any better. He's the ultimate producer. I've had the good fortune of working with some great producers over the years.
~By Joe Pantoliano ~


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


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 ~


To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


It is easy at any moment to surrender a large fortune; to build one up is a difficult and an arduous task.
~By Titus Livius ~


In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
~By Aristotle ~


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


In the same proportion Russia is the misfortune of Europe and the Israelites.
~By Isaac Mayer Wise ~


Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.
~By Torquato Tasso ~


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


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 ~


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


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


All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Those who have prospered and profited from life's lottery have a moral obligation to share their good fortune.
~By Dick Gephardt ~


Make haste! The tide of Fortune soon ebbs.
~By Silius Italicus ~


Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


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


Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
~By Tacitus ~


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


The greatest good fortune of my return to Cambridge in 1946 was that there, in the spring, I met Elizabeth Fay Ringo. We were married a few months later.
~By James Tobin ~


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


How can you expect a man to be brave when he meets with nothing in life but misfortune?
~By Gregorio M. Sierra ~


The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.
~By Christopher Morley ~


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 ~


How sweet for those faring badly to forget their misfortunes even for a short time.
~By Sophocles ~


There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else.
~By Pete Hamill ~


It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
~By Euripides ~


It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man.
~By Adam Baldwin ~


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


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 ~


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


The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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


Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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.
~By Anna Held ~


The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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

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