Fortune Quotes

Read the best selected fortune quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about fortune will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.


Fortune favors the prepared mind. Louis Pasteur
Fortune sides with him who dares. Virgil
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner. Benjamin Franklin
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester. Francis Quarles
Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune's always here. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune. Jean Jacques Rousseau
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every individual is the architect of his own fortune. Appius Claudius
Against change of fortune set a brave heart. French Proverb
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
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
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment. Euripides
Speedy exception is the mother of good fortune. Proverb
Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away. Charles V
Fortune favors the bold, but abandons the timid. Latin Proverb
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry. Oliver Goldsmith
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. Francis Bacon
In bad fortune hold out, in good hold in. German Proverb
Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish. Ovid
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much. Horace
Fortune is like glass--the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken. Publilius Syrus
Good fortune and evil fortune come to all things alike in this world of time. Moasi
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence. John Dryden
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
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
One's best fortune, or, their worst is their spouse. Proverb
Behind every great fortune there is a crime. Honore De Balzac
Fortune is a great deceiver. She sells very dear the things she seems to give us. Vincent Voiture
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor. John Ruskin
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
Fortune does not so much change men, as it unmasks them. Anonymous
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. Charles De Montesquieu
There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound by shallows and in misery. William Shakespeare
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
Fortune favors the brave. Virgil
Your fortune is not something to find but to unfold. Eric Butterworth
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune. Walt Whitman
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave. James Russell Lowell
A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence. Chinese Proverb

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