By the accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love and kindness he may rule the world forever.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Fortune favors the prepared mind.
Action makes more fortune than caution.
Fame an fortune are nothing if you're not happy and healthy.
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.
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.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity.
You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
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.
If you aim to leave Las Vegas with a small fortune, go there with a large one.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes
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.
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.
Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
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.
Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.
Too few rejoice at a friend's good fortune.
Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.
Those whom fortune has never favored are more joyful than those whom she has deserted.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.