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Fortune Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fortune

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


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


Look at misfortune the same way you look at success - Don't Panic! Do you best and forget the consequences.
~By Walt Alston ~


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 ~


All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don't win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold.
~By Anita Brookner ~


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.
~By Thomas Willis ~


Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
~By Sophocles ~


During this time I had the singular good fortune of being able to discuss the problem constantly with Einstein. Some experiments done at Einstein's suggestion yielded no decisively new result.
~By Walther Bothe ~


I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there.
~By Birch Bayh ~


Fortune, that favors fools.
~By Ben Jonson ~


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 ~


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.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


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


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


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


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


The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
~By A. C. Benson ~


Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
~By Voltaire ~


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


Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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 ~


It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Well, if Fortune be a woman, she's a good wench for this gear.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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


Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune?
~By Elias Canetti ~


Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes.
~By Sophocles ~


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 ~


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 ~


We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
~By George Farquhar ~


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


The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
~By Herodotus ~


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


Though I may deny poets their monopoly on inspiration, I still place them in a select group of Fortune's darlings.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


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 ~


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 ~


As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us an occasion of expressing our affection and solicitude.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


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 ~


A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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 ~


Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
~By Walt Disney ~


We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
~By Euripides ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
~By Francis Quarles ~


As I look back on the last few decades of my life, I am struck by the good fortune that came my way.
~By Daniel Nathans ~


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


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


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 ~


Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
~By Margot Asquith ~


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


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 ~


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


Fortune's wheel never stands still the highest point is therefore the most perilous.
~By Maria Edgeworth ~


It has become a certainty now that if you will only advertise sufficiently you may make a fortune by selling anything.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


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 ~


The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.
~By William Penn ~


Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
~By William James ~


I made a small fortune. I made a lot of money and I made a lot of other people wealthy.
~By Jim Cramer ~


Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection.
~By Bill Mumy ~


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


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


Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
~By Aeschylus ~


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


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


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


How fortune brings to earth the over-sure!
~By Petrarch ~


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.
~By Horace ~


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


There are many facts showing that Putin's people enriched themselves by using power mechanisms so that's why for them losing power means losing their fortunes.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
~By Plutarch ~


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


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


Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her onslaughts.
~By Titus Livius ~


It took me about 10 years to get rid of. I'm all right now, though, lovely, I'm throwing some nice darts at the moment, but every now and then I get a bit of a jump. I wish I could find a cure, I'd make a bloody fortune.
~By Eric Bristow ~


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


The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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


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


We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


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


Fortune favours the bold.
~By Virgil ~


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 ~


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


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


There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things; it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


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.
~By E. Joseph Cossman ~

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November 29 ,2020
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