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Fortune quotes (24)
In omni adversitate fortunæ infelicissimum genus est infortunii fuisse felicem In every adversity of fortune to have been happy is the most unhappy kind of misfortune.
Boethius Category: Fortune
It is a madness to make Fortune the mistress of events Because in herself she is nothing but is ruled by Prudence.
John Dryden Category: Fortune
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad Bows their heads down to the earth.
Saadi Category: Fortune
The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
Marcus Tullius Cicero Category: Fortune
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
Oliver Goldsmith Category: Fortune
Read the tea leaves.
Proverb Category: Fortune
I am not now in fortunes power: He that is down can fall no lower.
Samuel Butler Category: Fortune
It is difficult but not impossible to conduct strictly honest business. What is true is that honesty is incompatible with the amassing of a large fortune.
Mahatma Gandhi Category: Fortune
A great fortune is a great slavery.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Category: Fortune
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen Category: Fortune
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Jean Jacques Rousseau Category: Fortune
Ill Fortune never crushed that man whom good Fortune deceived not
Francis Bacon Category: Fortune
Happiness and misery depend as much on temperament as on fortune.
François Duc de La Rochefoucauld Category: Fortune
Fortune is the rod of the weak and the staff of the brave
James Russell Lowell Category: Fortune
Fortune gives too much to many enough to none.
Martial Category: Fortune
Only learn to seize good fortune for good fortune is always here.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Category: Fortune
He that waits upon Fortune is never sure of a Dinner.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Fortune
Depend not on fortune but on conduct.
Publilius Syrus Category: Fortune
Luck is not chance Its toil Fortunes expensive smile Is earned.
Emily Dickinson Category: Fortune
Fortune is a prize to be won. Adventure is the road to it. Chance is what may lurk in the shadows at the roadside.
O. Henry Category: Fortune
There is nothing keeps longer than a middling fortune and nothing melts away sooner than a great one. Poverty treads on the heels of great and unexpected riches.
Jean de La Bruyere Category: Fortune
Fortune brings in some boats that are not steer'd.
William Shakespeare Category: Fortune
The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly and who can say to himself I shall to-day be uppermost.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius Category: Fortune
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 Category: Fortune