We’ve collected the best Good Fortune Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Amy Morin, Kevin Spacey, Patty Duke, Mariella Frostrup, Meghan Daum. Use them as an inspiration.
Somewhere along the line, positive thinking seems to have been confused with magical thinking. There’s a notion that if you think positively enough, you can make anything happen by using the power of your mind. All the positive thinking in the world won’t deliver good fortune or prevent tragedy from striking.
If something good happens to you, and no one knows it, did it really happen? Moreover, if you don’t publicize your accomplishments and good fortune, are you essentially saying you don’t care about them?
It was good fortune to be a child during the Depression years and a youth during the war years.
I’ve had the good fortune to play characters that have a role-model thing to them.
I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.
Basically, I’m living the life of an actress in L.A. And I’ve recently had some pretty good fortune.
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
The second you think that all your good fortune is a product of your virtue, you become highly judgmental, lacking empathy, totally without self-awareness, arrogant, stupid – I mean, all the stuff that our ruling class is.
Historically, individuals possessed of the confidence that privilege and good fortune bestow have often proved conspicuous reformers: think only of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
It’s O.K. to accept good fortune.
As a songwriter and a singer in a successful rock band, I have had the good fortune of being surrounded by incredible musicians, lots of wonderful production on both record and onstage, and plenty of volume!
During this time I had the singular good fortune of being able to discuss the problem constantly with Einstein. Some experiments done at Einstein’s suggestion yielded no decisively new result.
Prayer provides an opportunity to remind oneself of how one should be living, our responsibilities to others, our own failings, and our relative good fortune, should we have it. This is, I think, a pretty worthwhile practice and it is not something you can only do if you believe you are talking to an unseen creator.
What good fortune for governments that the people do not think.
I had the good fortune to win a congressional fellowship to work on what I felt passionately about – the need for the United States to take back jobs related to manufacturing and technology.
One of the accidental joys of my writing life has been that I’ve had some lovely, surprisingly good fortune with readers, and I’ve brought readers to my dad‘s work. I can’t tell you the joy that gives me. Because my father‘s work was masterful.
We’ve had the good fortune of performing to live music a few times in our career and it always creates a different dynamic.
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
A single woman with a very narrow income must be a ridiculous, disagreeable old maid – the proper sport of boys and girls; but a single woman of good fortune is always respectable, and may be as sensible and pleasant as anybody else.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.
I’m a huge Cure fan. I love the Cure. The scales being tipped to when they weren’t on a major label compared to when they were seems pretty meaningless. I had the good fortune of having them go before me and seeing their careers, musically at least, lose something. Like a novel written by a dead hand.
I suppose I arrived at my charitable commitment largely through guilt. I recognized early on that my good fortune was not due to superior personal character or initiative so much as it was to dumb luck.
I’m a guy who’s had great good fortune in his life. And everything has kind of gone in my direction.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
If you have the good fortune of having money, it’s almost an obligation to think creatively of ways of helping other people. But it shouldn’t be in a haphazard way. You need a structure, a formula, so you don’t give to everything.
I’ve always been lucky enough to have made the right decisions, if I can say that. I’ve always felt that I’ve had good fortune in that way.
As it is my good fortune to be American, I live in the only country that as a matter of policy is pro-Israel regardless of party allegiance; Democrats and Republicans equally unite behind the blue-and-white.
When Elvis was performing, you just tried to figure out a way to get there. I think he set all the records and anyone that has ever had the good fortune to see him, you know what it’s like to try to get in to see Elvis. It was impossible, practically.
The condition of all development is not to be content with the present, but to have the courage to ask how everything can be made better and the good fortune to find a right answer to this question in thought or in action.
I’m swanning round the world looking at the most fabulously interesting things. Such good fortune.
I think back to having had the good fortune of being at Warner Bros. when we were doing ‘Lois & Clark.’ The chemistry between Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher was really wonderful.
Everyone has a talent. It’s simply a question of good discipline, of the good fortune to have an education that meshes with that talent, and a lot of luck.
It’s not the moment yet for me to enjoy my time as an actor, and as the time goes by, I feel that I need to push myself harder to pay back for all the good fortune that I have received.
I am pleased, with a feeling of good fortune, to be from Selanik. If you want to know the truth better, I feel that my chest is overflowing with a feeling of pride.
At German unification, we were lucky to get so much help from West Germany. Now, we have the good fortune of being able to help each other in Europe.
I feel like rock stars feel a sense of entitlement, whereas I just feel a sense of good fortune.
I had the good fortune to be in some movies when I was younger that, for whatever reason, people identified with or related with.
I’ve had the good fortune of teaching and preaching across much of the globe, while also struggling to make sense of my experience in my own tiny world.