Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
In bad fortune hold out, in good hold in.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
Fortune favors the bold, but abandons the timid.
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.
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
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.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.