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Fortune quotes (24)

Fortune gives too much to many enough to none.
Martial   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

Happiness and misery depend as much on temperament as on fortune.
François Duc de La Rochefoucauld   Category: Fortune

Read the tea leaves.
Proverb   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

Depend not on fortune but on conduct.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Fortune

He that waits upon Fortune is never sure of a Dinner.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Fortune

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 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

Ill Fortune never crushed that man whom good Fortune deceived not
Francis Bacon   Category: Fortune

Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
Oliver Goldsmith   Category: Fortune

Fortune brings in some boats that are not steer'd.
William Shakespeare   Category: Fortune

Fortune is the rod of the weak and the staff of the brave
James Russell Lowell   Category: Fortune

The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   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 wheel of fortune turns round incessantly and who can say to himself I shall to-day be uppermost.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius   Category: Fortune

Luck is not chance Its toil Fortunes expensive smile Is earned.
Emily Dickinson   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

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

We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Jean Jacques Rousseau   Category: Fortune

I am not now in fortunes power: He that is down can fall no lower.
Samuel Butler   Category: Fortune

Only learn to seize good fortune for good fortune is always here.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe   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