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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

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

Picture quote by Jim Rohn about education

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

Picture quote by Jim Rohn about education

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

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

Picture quote by Washington Irving about mind

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

Picture quote by Jim Rohn about education

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

Picture quote by Virgil about fortune

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

Picture quote by Walt Whitman about desire

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

Picture quote by Virgil about inspirational

Fortune favors the bold. ⏤ Virgil

Picture quote about belief

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

Picture quote by Appius Claudius about action

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

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, businessman

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Fortune sides with him who dares.

Virgil, poet

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

Jim Rohn, businessman

Misfortune does not always result in harm.

Italian Proverbs,

Life itself is short, but lasts longer than misfortunes.

Publilius Syrus, writer

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

Virgil, poet

All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.

Bodhidharma, leader

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

Tecumseh, actress

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

Plutarch, philosopher

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

Francis Quarles, poet

Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Publilius Syrus, writer

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.

Aesop, author

The result showed that fortune helps the brave.

Titus Livius, historian

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, writer

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.


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, dramatist

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

Jane Austen, writer

Your fortune is not something to find but to unfold.

Eric Butterworth, educator

Against change of fortune set a brave heart.


Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

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, emperor

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

Walt Whitman, poet

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

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.

Horace, poet

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

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


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


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

Mario Puzo, novelist

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.

Bodhidharma, leader

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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

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, writer

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

Sallust, historian

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, musician

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, scientist

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,

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


Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.

Richard Buckminster Fuller,

Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.

Napoleon Hill, writer

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, statesman

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

Ausonius, poet

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

Yao Ming, athlete

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

James Russell Lowell, poet

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, novelist

Speedy exception is the mother of good fortune.


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, dramatist

Fortune favors the prepared mind.

Louis Pasteur, scientist

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

Torquato Tasso, poet

Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.

Torquato Tasso, poet

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

John Ruskin, writer

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

Tacitus, historian

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, musician

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

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

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, poet

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.

Horace, poet

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

Charles V, royalty

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, actress

Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.

Euripides, poet

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

Ulysses S. Grant, president

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

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, writer

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

Jane Austen, writer

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

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

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

Boethius, philosopher

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, writer

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, author

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

James Russell Lowell, poet

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

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

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

Jonathan Swift, writer

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, actor

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, explorer

Nothing is more dangerous to men than a sudden change of fortune.

Quintilian, educator

Fortune favours the bold.

Virgil, poet

To mourn a mischief that is past and gone is the next way to draw new mischief on.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things; it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Practice joy because nothing naturally attracts good health, fortune and success like a joyous heart.

Monte Taylor,

I am above being injured by fortune, though she steals away much, more will remain with me. The blessing I now enjoy transcend fear.

Ovid, poet

There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.

Montesquieu, philosopher

He who burns down his house knows why ashes cost a fortune.

African Proverbs,

I never thought about becoming a professional singer, but I am in touch with Bono about releasing a musical movie. It will be about an Irish band during the '70s who are looking for fortune in Las Vegas. I should play the singer of the band but I don't want to sing in front of anybody.

Liam Neeson, actor

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


Basically, I'm living the life of an actress in L.A. And I've recently had some pretty good fortune.

Olivia Munn, actress

I think my best work has been in France with great men. It's been my great fortune to work with really great men - with Olivier Assayas, Raoul Ruiz, Jacques Rivette. I am tutored by them.

Emmanuelle Beart, actress

I told Clinton I want him to rush for 2,000 yards. And I want our team to go to the Super Bowl and win it. I've been there and not won it. It's really simple for me. You get stats, fame and fortune, but if you don't end up with the ring you're never satisfied.

Shaun Alexander, athlete

The whole fame and fortune thing is addictive.

Jimmy Nail, actor

I never had a job. I bought my first house within a year of getting out of school, and I built a custom one four and a half years later. The Art Center didn't teach much about business, but I learned a lot from the Fortune 500 companies that were my clients.

Richard MacDonald, sculptor

Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever spend it all, and I don't view wealth as something that validates my intelligence.

Steve Jobs, businessman

It is wrong to think that misfortunes come from the east or from the west; they originate within one's own mind. Therefore, it is foolish to guard against misfortunes from the external world and leave the inner mind uncontrolled.

Buddha, monk

My face has always been my fortune anyway, not my body.

Claire Bloom, actress

The most accurate representation of how I feel is that I'm incredibly lucky to be working in this structure where people get paid millions to read the news on TV. And, yes, it is insane. And there is nothing I can say beyond acknowledging my immense good fortune, and being aware that I'm blessed, and aware that it isn't going to last forever.

Tom Hanks, actor

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