Fortune favors the brave or the ones who are willing to take risks. Find your way through this article for famous quotations and sayings on kismet!

Fortune Quotes

When you are looking to make a fortune, it is important for you take those risks and giant leaps. However, these risks and giant leaps shouldn’t really be shots in the dark. They should instead be measured and calculated moves that will help make it easier for you to get that much closer to your good fortune. Take the time and read on to come across a pocketful of handpicked famous quotations and sayings on kismet or good fortune. Make it a point to try and fish out the wisdom in all of the quotations and sayings that are to come.

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.

- Herman Hesse

Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.

- Napolean Hill

A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.

- Thomas Carlyle

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.

- Thomas Carlyle

Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Fortune befriends the bold.

- Emily Dickinson

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.

- Titus

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.

- William Shakespeare

Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.

- Herman Melville

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.

- Horace

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.

- Horace

How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think.

- Adolf Hitler

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.

- The Fall of the Roman Republic: Six Lives , Plutarch

Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.

- Plutarch

No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.

- Plutarch

Love cannot save you from your own fate

- Jim Morrison

People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.

- Frank Sinatra

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.

- Calvin Coolidge

Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, ''This is a misfortune'' but ''To bear this worthily is good fortune.

- Marcus Aurelius

Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along.

- Terry Pratchett

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.

- Edith Wharton

A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.

- Louisa May Alcott

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

- Louisa May Alcott

My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered.

- Nathaniel Hawthorne

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.

- Samuel Johnson

Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.

- Michel de Montaigne

Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.

- Tacitus

I am First Lady by accident. I was not elected by the people but here I am.

- Imelda Marcos

It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it.

- Miles Davis

I feel very fortunate to be compared to somebody so incredible. Michael Jackson's an icon.

- Justin Timberlake

A lot of girls ask for advice on how to get into acting, and I'm kind of the worst person to ask, because it just kind of fell in my lap... I was just in the right place at the right time.,

- Alexis Bledel

The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.

- Amelia Earhart

Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen? Chance favors only the prepared mind.

- Louis Pasteur

Fortune favors the prepared mind.

- Louis Pasteur

In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.

- Louis Pasteur

A great mind becomes a great fortune.

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle.

- Ben Hecht

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.

- Benjamin Disraeli

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