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Fortune and love favor the brave.
Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.
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
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.
Fortune favors the audacious.
Well, if Fortune be a woman, she's a good wench for this gear.
If you ever have the good fortune to create a great advertising campaign, you will soon see another agency steal it. This is irritating, but don't let it worry you; nobody has ever built a brand by imitating somebody else's advertising.
Fortune favours the bold.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
Fortune befriends the bold.
Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
No state of society or laws can render men so much alike but that education, fortune, and tastes will interpose some differences between them; and though different men may sometimes find it their interest to combine for the same purposes, they will never make it their pleasure.
Alexis de Tocqueville
The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.
J. Paul Getty
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
As it is my good fortune to be American, I live in the only country that as a matter of policy is pro-Israel regardless of party allegiance; Democrats and Republicans equally unite behind the blue-and-white.
I could have made a fortune in cheeseburgers, but I finally chose politics.
I just like people. I'll hold a conversation at a gas station. It's not about the fame and the fortune, I just like people.
Though I may deny poets their monopoly on inspiration, I still place them in a select group of Fortune's darlings.
We have to rise above bad fortune. We have to be in the good and enjoy the good, study and work and adventure and friendship and community and love.
Fortune is either with you or it's not.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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