Quotes by fortune
Quotes 106 till 120 of 215.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
In human life there is constant change of fortune; and it is unreasonable to expect an exemption from the common fate. Life itself decays, and all things are daily changing.
American journalist 1960-
In Montana, where Sen. William Andrews Clark made his fortune and lost his reputation, people had assumed that all his children were long dead. After all, he was born in 1839 and was of age to serve in the Civil War.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
British writer 1815-1882
It has become a certainty now that if you will only advertise sufficiently you may make a fortune by selling anything.
English writer 1775-1817
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man is in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Elwyn Brooks White
American writer 1899-1985
It is at a fair that man can be drunk forever on liquor, love, or fights; at a fair that your front pocket can be picked by a trotting horse looking for sugar, and your hind pocket by a thief looking for his fortune.
French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
Friedrich von Schiller
German poet 1759-1805
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.
English poet and playwright 1631-1700
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
Italian scholar, humanist and poet 1304-1374
It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
It is the part of cowardliness, and not of virtue, to seek to squat itself in some hollow lurking hole, or to hide herself under some massive tomb, thereby to shun the strokes of fortune.
English polymath and author 1605-1682
It is we that are blind, not fortune.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
American actor 1962-
It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man.
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