5 Quotes Regarding Fortune


A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.
Anacharsis

The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
Francis Bacon

The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
Jean B. Molière

The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth.
Saadi

Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down.
Seneca

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