Words matter. These are the best Good Fortune Quotes from famous people such as Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Raymond Queneau, Rob Paulsen, Owen Glendower, Gail Sheehy, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
Religions tend to disappear with man’s good fortune.
I’m one of those fortunate actors who gets to work pretty much every day. I’ve had a run of good fortune and work with some terrific people who have hired me.
Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune.
It was my very good fortune to find a mentor, Clay Felker, who started my career at the ‘New York Magazine’ as a freelance writer when I had to quit my job at the ‘Herald Tribune’ to stay home with my young daughter.
None but a people advanced to a high state of moral and intellectual excellence are capable in a civilized condition of forming and maintaining free governments, and among those who are so far advanced, very few indeed have had the good fortune to form constitutions capable of endurance.
Hyeon means sunshine. Seo means good fortune. I chose it so that I would live my life in light and warmth and not return to the shadow.
I’ve made my share of mistakes, but had the good fortune to have them not be so public.
I have had the good fortune to be able to climb the highest mountain on each of the seven continents. I have enjoyed the freedom I had gained from building a successful business from scratch, making some money, and creating the lifestyle I wanted.
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
There is a widespread assumption that simply because my generation of women has the good fortune to live in a world touched by the feminist movement, that means everything we do is magically imbued with its agenda, but it doesn’t work that way.
I have had the good fortune through my God that I should never abandon his people whom I have acquired in the extremities of the earth.
I am well aware of my good fortune, and I only hope to diversify so I can do what I’m already doing for more people as opposed to being so large and so great that I no longer want to do the thing that got me here.
Several of the actors I’ve had the good fortune of working with stand out in my mind as ‘ultimate’. I guess the obvious would be Tom Hanks, because he really is as fun and as genuine as he comes across in his films and interviews.
I think Buddhism is a wonderful philosophy. I’ve had the good fortune to meet many wonderful teachers from that society.
One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
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.
In Los Angeles, I had the good fortune of anchoring the news right before Johnny Carson came on, so to see him, the Hollywood stars watched me first.
For me soccer provides so many emotions, a different feeling every day. I’ve had the good fortune to take part in major competitions like the Olympics, and winning the World Cup was also unforgettable. We lost in the Olympics and won in the World Cup, and I’ll never forget either feeling.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
After ‘Born to Run,’ I had a reaction to my good fortune. With success, it felt like a lot of people who’d come before me lost some essential part of themselves. My greatest fear was that success was going to change or diminish that part of myself.
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.’
The good fortune of America is closely tied to the good fortune of all humanity.
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.
In my life, there have always been people who guided my path, towards the school, towards this company. I didn’t know about any of it. I didn’t have a plan. It’s good fortune and generosity from other people that have given me all I have today.
It’s O.K. to accept good fortune.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
I really have the good fortune that the actors who work with me on ‘The Leftovers’ are thoughtful, hard working, open people and generous people.
I had the good fortune to be able to take a course with Margaret Mead. I had a fabulous art course, where it was explained to me that nothing exists in a vacuum, that everything is a result of the period in which it’s done – the economics, the sociology, the politics, all sewn together. That was a very important lesson.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side.
Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.
I’ve had the good fortune of studying the 17th-century art of Amsterdam in preparation for a film.
Luckily, I have the good fortune of being on the same team as Ray Lewis. I don’t have to face him on Sunday.
I always feel that I have missed some good fortune if I am away from home when my bees swarm. What a delightful summer sound it is! How they come pouring out of the hive, twenty or thirty thousand bees, each striving to get out first!
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.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
I’ve had the pretty good fortune of working with some decent guys and gals.
I don’t think you can climb Mount Everest with a broken leg, but I did break my leg prior to going to Mount Everest, so I was really climbing with a healing broken leg. I had the good fortune of climbing the highest mountain on each of the seven continents. That was a goal that I had.
If I had not made a film like ‘Vaanaprastham,’ I would not have been able to go to Cannes or any other festival. I would not have had a chance to act as a Kathakali artiste. I would not have had a chance to be with some of the greatest Kathakali artistes. I consider all this my good fortune.
During my many years in international business and public life, I have had the good fortune of sitting down for lunch with people with whom I completely disagreed, in practice and principle: Soviet communists, heads of state from various unsavory regimes, benighted religious figures, corrupt business leaders.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
Rejoicing in the good fortune of others is a practice that can help us when we feel emotionally shut down and unable to connect with others. Rejoicing generates good will.
I was lucky that when Lorne Michaels came looking for women comedy writers, there weren’t too many in New York at the time. I was at the top of a very short list. I think that was all good fortune.
If I had to give odds, I would say 30 percent of whatever good fortune I’ve had in this business has been luck, and 50 percent has been casting – so that’s 80 percent right there. And 20 percent is just working really hard and taking risks.
Nothing can prepare you for the all-consuming nature of motherhood, and I am very aware of my good fortune, as I spent years fretting about whether I’d ever meet anyone to have a baby with.
I look at all these wonderful actors who are out of work, and I don’t know what accounts for my good fortune, but I’m grateful for it.
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 feel like rock stars feel a sense of entitlement, whereas I just feel a sense of good fortune.
I’ve had the good fortune of working with some amazing people. I mean, my first Broadway show was with Elizabeth Taylor and Maureen Stapleton. Maureen Stapleton, a legend in the theatre; Elizabeth Taylor, a legend, period.
It is only from the people I’ve had the good fortune to meet that I am learning the lessons to guide me. Baz Luhrmann, director of ‘Moulin Rouge,’ for example, has a childlike curiosity about the world. He doesn’t pretend to know all the answers – quite the opposite, in fact. He asks loads of questions of everyone.
For me, the greatest good fortune I have being raised by actors is I came in knowing that a career is the ebb and flow.
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 try to give back some of the good fortune that I’ve received.