Don't trust in fortune until you are in heaven.
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.
The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune.
That discipline which corrects the eagerness of worldly passions, which fortifies the heart with virtuous principles, which enlightens the mind with useful knowledge, and furnishes to it matter of enjoyment from within itself, is of more consequence to real felicity than all the provisions which we can make of the goods of fortune.
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
He dances well to whom fortune pipes
There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune: go there with a large one.
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.
He who brings goods for sale is blessed with good fortune, but he who keeps them till the price rises is accursed.
If you perceive the pregnancy early, then you don't get beat up too badly if you're wrong, and you make a fortune if you're right
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
Who needs astrology? The wise man gets by on fortune cookies.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife
We ought to give thanks for all fortune: it is good, because it is good, if bad, because it works in us patience, humility and the contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country.
Fortune sides with him who dares.
Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed.
Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.
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.
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
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.
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which is achieved without either.
No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.