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I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
We always look at the 'Fortune 500,' and we say, men in power, but we don't look at the glass cellar as opposed to the glass ceiling and say, men also are the homeless, men are also the ones that are the garbage collectors. Men are also the ones dying in construction sites that aren't properly supervised for safety hazards.
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!
Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which, their opposites, with a fortune at hand, will fail to do.
No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves and others may think them considerable enough to be the envy and the mark of fortune.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Miguel de Cervantes
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Fortune befriends the bold.
Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
There are three attributes for which I am grateful to Fortune: that I was born, first, human and not animal; second, man and not woman; and third, Greek and not barbarian.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
Nothing is more dangerous to men than a sudden change of fortune.
Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.
I've seen so many people in this business that made a fortune. They get old and broke and can't make any money. I tell you something... no one's going to play a benefit for Jimmy Dean.
If you thought the advent of the Internet, the spread of cheap and efficient information technology, and the growing fragmentation of the consumer market were all going to help smaller companies thrive at the expense of the slow-moving giants of the Fortune 500, apparently you were wrong.
The truth is, the 'Fortune' 500 prefer lobbying to campaigning.
Bradley A. Smith
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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