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Quotations on Fortune

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He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.

~ Benjamin Franklin

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.

~ James Russell Lowell

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.

~ Mark Twain

It is a madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because in herself she is nothing, but is ruled by prudence.

~ John Dryden

Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.

~ Oliver Goldsmith

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