• Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
    Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
    ~ Laurence J. Peter
  • When a flower doesn't bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.
    When a flower doesn't bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.
    ~ Alexander Den Heijer
  • Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.
    Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.
    ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  • Fortune favors the prepared mind.
    Fortune favors the prepared mind.
    ~ Louis Pasteur
  • Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
    Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
    ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  • Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
    Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
    ~ Arthur Helps
  • Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
    ~ Jim Rohn
  • The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
    The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
    ~ Cicero