The person who does not believe in miracles surely makes it certain that he or she will never take part in one.— William Blake
Authentic Good Fortune quotations
I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road.
Healthy, free, the world before me. The long brown path before me leading me wherever I choose. Henceforth, I ask not good fortune, I myself am good fortune. Henceforth, I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing.
I am not carrying on a war of extermination against the Romans.
I am contending for honor and empire. My ancestors yielded to Roman valour. I am endeavouring that others, in their turn, will be obliged to yield to my good fortune, and my valour.
The most beautiful fate, the most wonderful good fortune that can happen to any human being, is to be paid for doing that which he passionately loves to do.
Whatever your conscious mind assumes and believes to be true, your subconscious mind will accept and bring to pass. Believe in good fortune, divine guidance, right action, and all the blessings of life.
Wrestling seemed like something I might be good at, so I stuck with it and gave it a shot. I ended up in a pretty good place. I was very fortunate.
Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration,and inspiration.
Some are born virtuous, some become virtuous.
To be good by nature is indeed fortunate but to become good is like walking on a double-edged sword; it takes a longer time and is more painful.
It snowed all day long, fortunately it didn't stay on the road.
It was very, very cold today. Fortunately, the wind was at my back. The terrain was rolly but not big hills. The first miles were like usual tough, but I felt quite good from there till the end of 10 miles.
I'm not hungry for success. I am only hungry for good work, and that is how it is with most superstars. Every day I tell myself how fortunate I am to be where I am.
Those men and women are fortunate who are born at a time when a great struggle for human freedom is in progress.
O, once in each man's life, at least, Good luck knocks at his door;
And wit to seize the flitting guest Need never hunger more. But while the loitering idler waits. Good luck beside his fire, The bold heart storms at fortune's gates, And conquers its desire.
Fortunately, however, we no longer have to argue that self -love is not only necessary and good but that it also is a prerequisite for loving others.
The Islamic ethic is that if God has given you the capacity or good fortune to be a privileged individual in society, you have a moral responsibility to society.
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent.
Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite.
It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to inspire us, we enter the warrior's world.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.
Great is the fortune of he who possesses a good bottle, a good book, and a good friend.
Balance and good fortune can only come to a person who is balanced and feels fortunate.
When Fortune means to men most good, She looks upon them with a threatening eye.
Man is born for uprightness. If a man lose his uprightness and yet live, his escape from death is mere good fortune.
America's abundance was not created by public sacrifices to the common good, but by the productive genius of free men who pursued their own personal interests and the making of their own private fortunes.
We have not all had the good fortune to be ladies.
We have not all been generals, or poets, or statesmen; but when the toast works down to the babies, we stand on common ground.
Fortune-telling doesn't reveal the future;
it mirrors the present. It resonates against what your subconscious already knows and hauls it up out of the darkness so you can get a good look at it.
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.
Enlightenment, or true happiness, is not a transcendental state.
It is a condition of broad wisdom, boundless energy, and good fortune wherein we each shape our own destiny, find fulfillment in daily activities, and come to understand our ultimate purpose in life.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
I'm particularly fortunate to be in a position where I can bring my child to work and be able to get good child care. Not a lot of women have that.
A righteous government is of all the most to be wished for,Bearing of blessing and good fortune in the highest.Guided by the law of Truth, supported by dedication and zeal,It blossoms into the Best of Order, a Kingdom of Heaven!To effect this I shall work now and ever more.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.