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  1. Picture quote by Sayings about fortune

    If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence. ⏤ Sayings

  2. Picture quote by Ali ibn Abi Talib about friend

    A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death. ⏤ Ali ibn Abi Talib

  3. Picture quote by Jim Rohn about education

    Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune. ⏤ Jim Rohn

  4. Picture quote by Jim Rohn about education

    Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune. ⏤ Jim Rohn

  5. Picture quote by Jim Rohn about education

    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. ⏤ Jim Rohn

  6. Picture quote by Socrates about misfortunes

    If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. ⏤ Socrates

  7. Picture quote by Washington Irving about mind

    Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; But great minds rise above it. ⏤ Washington Irving

  8. Picture quote by Virgil about fortune

    Audentis fortuna iuvat. / Fortune favors the brave. ⏤ Virgil

  9. Picture quote by Walt Whitman about desire

    Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune. ⏤ Walt Whitman

  10. Picture quote by Virgil about inspirational

    Fortune favors the bold. ⏤ Virgil

  11. Picture quote about belief

    If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

  12. Picture quote by Appius Claudius about action

    Every man is the smith of his own fortune. ⏤ Appius Claudius

  13. Picture quote by Rich Simmonds about opportunity

    Everyone can learn everyday, unfortunately, not everyone learns. That is, fortunately, your greatest opportunity. ⏤ Rich Simmonds

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Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

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

Benjamin Franklin

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

Fortune sides with him who dares.


Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Life itself is short, but lasts longer than misfortunes.

Publilius Syrus

Misfortune does not always result in harm.

Italian Proverbs

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.


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.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.


Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.

Francis Quarles

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.


No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.


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

Publilius Syrus

Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.

Thomas Fuller

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The result showed that fortune helps the brave.

Titus Livius

There is no greater misfortune, than to not be able to endure misfortune.


Fortune favors the bold, but abandons the timid.


In bad fortune hold out, in good hold in.


Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Benjamin Disraeli

A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.

Jane Austen

Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.

Walt Whitman

Against change of fortune set a brave heart.


My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.

Michel de Montaigne

Your fortune is not something to find but to unfold.

Eric Butterworth

Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.


Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

Honore de Balzac

Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, 'This is a misfortune' but 'To bear this worthily is good fortune.'

Marcus Aurelius

When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth


I believe in America. America's made my fortune.

Mario Puzo

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

Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is something in the misfortune of our best friends which does not displease us.


If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past.


Every man is the architect of his own fortune.


One's best fortune, or, their worst is their spouse.


Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.

Yao Ming

Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.


It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut the training and go straight to fame and fortune, and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.

Lesley Garrett

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.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.

Napoleon Hill

People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures.


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

Chinese Proverbs

Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.

James Russell Lowell

I beg my Children to be just and virtuous, never to disgrace my name or theirs, and then they are out of fortune's power.

Thomas Willis

I do have big tits. Always had 'em -- pushed 'em up, whacked 'em around. Why not make fun of 'em? I've made a fortune with 'em.

Dolly Parton

The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe.

Torquato Tasso

The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.

W. Somerset Maugham

Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.

Torquato Tasso

Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.

John Ruskin

It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.


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.


Speedy exception is the mother of good fortune.


My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.

Gabriela Mistral

Fortune favors the prepared mind.

Louis Pasteur

Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.

Douglas William Jerrold

Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too; and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.

Jonathan Swift

I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life.

Drew Barrymore

Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.

Ulysses S. Grant

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

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

James Russell Lowell

Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity.

William Shakespeare

I'm one of those fortunate actors who gets to work pretty much every day. I've had a run of good fortune and work with some terrific people who have hired me.

Rob Paulsen

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.


Count on it, if a person talks of their misfortune, there is something in it that is not disagreeable to them.

Samuel Johnson

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.


An accident is an inevitable occurrence due to the actions of immutable natural laws.

Ambrose Bierce

There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.

Jane Austen

Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.

Daniel Boone

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

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

Charles V

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

Niccolo Machiavelli

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.

Emily Dickinson

I made a small fortune. I made a lot of money and I made a lot of other people wealthy.

Jim Cramer

The great thing about being the son of Maya Angelou is that I had the good fortune to grow up around some of the greatest black artists, dancers, singers, musicians, and actors of our time.

Guy Johnson

Luckily, I have the good fortune of being on the same team as Ray Lewis. I don't have to face him on Sunday.

Jamal Lewis

How fortune brings to earth the over-sure!


Regarding fame, fortune and Oregon I do wish I had more money.

John Fahey

Cast away care, he that loves sorrow Lengthens not a day, nor can buy tomorrow; Money is trash, and he that will spend it, Let him drink merrily, fortune will send it.

Thomas Dekker

These are hallowed moments, when every American has reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn.

Nelson A. Miles

Who hath not known ill fortune, never knew himself, or his own virtue.

David Mallet

Several of the actors I've had the good fortune of working with stand out in my mind as 'ultimate'. I guess the obvious would be Tom Hanks, because he really is as fun and as genuine as he comes across in his films and interviews.

Barry Pepper

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

Honore de Balzac

now and then there is a person born who is so unlucky that he runs into accidents which started out to happen to somebody else.

Don Marquis

By going solo I could lose a fortune but money is not important.

Barry Gibb

Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.

Rachel Field

Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.

William Shakespeare

All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.

Samuel Johnson

I had the good fortune of speaking with Orson Wells many decades ago and he said 'Success is primarily luck anyway.' And I have been very lucky. Of course, Orson Wells was enormously talented and brilliant - so who am I to argue with him!

George Kennedy

I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things. Now I've fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record. I'd like it to sell millions of copies, but my self - worth is not based on chart positions.

Roland Gift

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