Fortune

We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune.

Sam Walton

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Memorial Day isn't just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that's a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It's a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.

Pete Hegseth

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How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

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One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

Robert A. Heinlein

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Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.

Anatole France

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Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

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Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.

P. T. Barnum

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No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.

Plutarch

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Fortune befriends the bold.

Emily Dickinson

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Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Fortune — quotes and aphorisms

Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left.

John Ray

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The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Fortune is like glass — the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.

Publilius Syrus

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If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.

Ausonius

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From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.

Tecumseh

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The foundation of success in life is good health: that is the substratum fortune; it is also the basis of happiness. A person cannot accumulate a fortune very well when he is sick.

P. T. Barnum

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Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable, and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How strange it is. It is like paying out your whole fortune for a cow that has gone dry.

Mark Twain

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