Fortune Quotes

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

Robert A. Heinlein

To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.

Proverb

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.

Hermann Hesse

Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.

Benjamin Franklin

By accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love he may rule the world forever.

Lao Tzu

Your fortune is not something to find but to unfold.

Butterworth, Eric

Each man is the smith of his own fortune.

Caecus, Appius Claudius

Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away.

Charles V

Every individual is the architect of his own fortune.

Claudius, Appius

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

Dryden, John

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.

Euripides

He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.

Franklin, Benjamin

Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune's always here.

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.

Lowell, James Russell

Good fortune and evil fortune come to all things alike in this world of time.

Moasi

A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence.

Proverb, Chinese

Fortune is like glass--the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.

Syrus, Publilius

Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.

Francis Quarles

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.

Jeremy Taylor

The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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.

Honore De Balzac

There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.

Sophocles

We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which is achieved without either.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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