Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
Fortune favours the bold.
Fortune sides with him who dares.
Fortune is a great deceiver. She sells very dear the things she seems to give us.
A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
I spent, as you know, a year and a half in a clergyman's family and heard almost every Tuesday the very best, most earnest and most impressive preacher it has ever been my fortune to meet with, but it produced no effect whatever on my mind.
One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side.
There's not a fortune to be made doing voiceover work unless you're one of the main voices on The Simpsons. See, there's The Simpsons, and then there's everything else.
You don't make a fortune doing cartoons. It's a lot of fun, it keeps you busy, and it's better than a kick in the pants, absolutely. But doing voiceover work doesn't make you rich. It just doesn't.
If I wasn't an actress I would run a fortune 500 company.
Fortune's a right whore. If she give ought, she deals it in small parcels, that she may take away all at one swoop.
The responsibilities which are imposed by rank and privilege and good fortune can... become very onerous indeed.
I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.
Action makes more fortune than caution.
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.
Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great.