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    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife

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A pioneer is generally a man who has outlived his credit or fortune in the cultivated parts.

A pioneer is generally a man who has outlived his credit or fortune in the cultivated parts.

by Benjamin Rush Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can read more

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.

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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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That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.

That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.

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Neuer thinke you fortune can beare the sway,
Where Virtue's force, can cause her to obay.

Neuer thinke you fortune can beare the sway,
Where Virtue's force, can cause her to obay.

by Elizabeth I Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a read more

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.

by Chanakya Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.

Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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Vicissitudes of fortune, which spares neither man nor the
proudest of his works, which buries empires and cities in read more

Vicissitudes of fortune, which spares neither man nor the
proudest of his works, which buries empires and cities in a
common grave.

by Edward Gibbon Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not
despond.
[Lat., Si fortuna juvat, read more

If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not
despond.
[Lat., Si fortuna juvat, caveto tolli;
Si fortuna tonat, caveto mergi.]

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