Fortune Quotes

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

Bacon, Francis

Fortune favors the prepared mind.

Pasteur, Louis

Fame an fortune are nothing if you're not happy and healthy.

Erika Slezak

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.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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.

Friedrich Schiller

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.

Euripides

You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.

Anita Baker

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.

Alfred A. Montapert

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.

Mark Twain

Action makes more fortune than caution.

Charlotte Whitton

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.

Horace

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.

Ayn Rand

To be a well-flavored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature.

William Shakespeare

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.

François de la Rochefoucauld

We make our own fortunes and we call them fate.

Benjamin Disraeli

Too few rejoice at a friend's good fortune.

Aeschylus

But experience has shown that to be true which Appius says in his verses, that every man is the architect of his own fortune.

Appius Claudius Caecus

Fortune leaves always some door open to come at a remedy.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Thomas Carlyle

We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us.

Alain de Botton

We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us.

Alain de Botton

Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.

Gaius Iulius Caesar

Let all the world witness how many different means Fortune employs when she wishes to destroy a man.

Benvenuto Cellini

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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