Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; But great minds rise above it.
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent.
Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Fortune favors the bold.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves, but for those who haven't had the fortune of finding happiness, I am there.