Mortals grow swiftly in misfortune.
No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.
From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.
Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married.
Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity.
I am disposed to be thus particular from the interest you take in our welfare and from the entire confidence I have in your knowing, that you will be sympathetic with us in our misfortunes.
Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
Mexico's making a fortune off the United States.
Obamacare is, number one and maybe least importantly, it's costing the country a fortune.
There is no formula to making it to the NFL other than good fortune and and playing well in college.
Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny.
I pinch myself daily at the good fortune of my life, you know, in many ways.
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