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A great fortune is a great slavery.
Seneca
Fortune befriends the bold.
John Dryden
Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
William Shakespeare
Fortune is painted blind, with a muffler afore her eyes, to signify to you that Fortune is blind
William Shakespeare
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
Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.
Benjamin Franklin
He that waits upon a fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Benjamin Franklin
I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves.
Lord Byron
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.
Helen Keller
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
It is far more easy to acquire a fortune like a knave than to expend it like a gentleman
Charles Caleb Colton
My pride fell with my fortunes.
William Shakespeare
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
Robert A. Heinlein
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.
Seneca
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable; for the happy impute all their success to prudence and merit
Jonathan Swift
The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing
Charles Caleb Colton
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
Jean Paul Getty
To be a well-favored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature
William Shakespeare
To be a well-flavored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature.
William Shakespeare
We make our own fortunes and we call them fate
Benjamin Disraeli
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