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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 a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.

Fortune is like glass--the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
Fortune favors the prepared mind.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune's always here.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
Fortune favors the brave.
Fortune does not so much change men, as it unmasks them.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Fortune favors the bold, but abandons the timid.
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Every individual is the architect of his own fortune.
Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away.
Fortune sides with him who dares.
Fortune is a great deceiver. She sells very dear the things she seems to give us.
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 by shallows and in misery. [Julius Caesar]
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
Against change of fortune set a brave heart.
In bad fortune hold out, in good hold in.
Speedy exception is the mother of good fortune.
A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence.
One's best fortune, or, their worst is their spouse.
I do have big tits. Always had 'em -- pushed 'em up, whacked 'em around. Why not make fun of 'em? I've made a fortune with 'em.
Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.
I am above being injured by fortune, though she steals away much, more will remain with me. The blessing I now enjoy transcend fear.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
Good fortune and evil fortune come to all things alike in this world of time.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things; it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.
Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
Each man is the smith of his own fortune.
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
Your fortune is not something to find but to unfold.

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