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Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.

Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.

by Horace Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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We ought to give thanks for all fortune: it is is good, because it is good, if bad, because it read more

We ought to give thanks for all fortune: it is is good, because it is good, if bad, because it works in us patience, humility and the contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune read more

Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.

Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.

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Every individual is the architect of his own fortune.

Every individual is the architect of his own fortune.

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Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like read more

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.rn

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Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in read more

Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.

by Mark Twain Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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Just for a handful of silver he left us,
Just for a ribbon to stick in his coat;
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Just for a handful of silver he left us,
Just for a ribbon to stick in his coat;
Found the one gift of which Fortune bereft us,
Lost all the others she lets us devote.

by Robert Browning Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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The day of fortune is like a harvest day,
We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
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The day of fortune is like a harvest day,
We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
[Ger., Ein tag der Gunst ist wie ein Tag der Ernte,
Man muss geschaftig sein sobald sie reift.]

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