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True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
I believe that if you don't derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don't come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don't feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Fortune favors the prepared mind.
Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever spend it all, and I don't view wealth as something that validates my intelligence.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
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 in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing.
From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.
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.
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Every man should make his son or daughter learn some useful trade or profession, so that in these days of changing fortunes of being rich today and poor tomorrow they may have something tangible to fall back upon. This provision might save many persons from misery, who by some unexpected turn of fortune have lost all their means.
P. T. Barnum
You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.
Good luck happens to people who work hard for it. Sometimes people just fall into the honey pot, but I've consistently strived to create whatever good fortune I can get in my life - and consistently strive just as hard not to screw it up once I have it!
Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny.
Alfred A. Montapert
I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
Fortune favours the bold.
Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.
P. T. Barnum
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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