Fortune and love favor the brave.
Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.
Mortals grow swiftly in misfortune.
I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.
There is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war.
Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
A man endures misfortune without complaint.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
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.
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.
No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.
I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.