Top 55 Fortunes Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Fortunes Quotes from famous people such as John Gokongwei, Marc Ostrofsky, Thomas Frank, Cindy Sheehan, Jane Welsh Carlyle, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Throughout Philippine history, it's the immigrants who

Throughout Philippine history, it’s the immigrants who built fortunes and, in the process, helped build Philippine economy.
John Gokongwei
Over many generations, fortunes in the business world were made through buying and selling products in physical stores. Internet fortunes have been made buying and selling products online.
Marc Ostrofsky
It is always a disappointment to turn from forthright consideration of some subject – whether from the Left or the Right, a poet or a plumber – to the Beltway version, in which the only aspects of the issue that matter are the effects it will have on the fortunes of the two parties and the various men in power.
Thomas Frank
Our country has been overtaken by murderous thugs… gangsters who lust after fortunes and power.
Cindy Sheehan
Men may be rivals, opponents in their fortunes, and yet be friends in their hearts and fair towards each other’s worth; but woman, the instant she is rivaled, becomes unjust.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
History suggests that big corporate maneuvers tend to coincide with changes in morning-TV fortunes, either because the new managers tinker with the product or fail to take it seriously.
Brian Stelter
Candidates are up one day, down the other. Candidates’ fortunes turn on a dime. They can be determined by a good or bad debate performance.
Ana Navarro
‘China rich’ is the new ‘crazy rich.’ It’s a new level of outrageousness. It comes from this world where overnight fortunes have been made, but the fortunes are so ginormous compared to anything we’ve ever seen in the history of the world.
Kevin Kwan
I was just very interested in the American frontier and the growth of capitalism – those enormous fortunes that were being made, more often than not, on the blood of poor people, black people, Indian people. They were the ones who paid very dearly for those great fortunes.
Peter Matthiessen
Phil’s a lovely, lovely boy. He’s 33, but I still call him my ‘boy’. He was young when ‘Family Fortunes’ started, and there’s a lovely photo of him holding up a clapperboard for me on set.
Les Dennis
We want Angolans who have fortunes abroad to be the first to invest in the country, thus demonstrating that they are true patriots.
Joao Lourenco
She told fortunes for a living. It’s a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960’s.
Colleen McCullough
In early 1993, a hostile observer might have had grounds for thinking that the Unix story was almost played out, and with it the fortunes of the hacker tribe.
Eric S. Raymond
So many good fortunes have come my way, and I’m trying to pay it forward by helping to raise money to complete ‘Bulbul: Song Of The Nightingale,’ a documentary that brings attention to the social and human injustices suffered by the Banchara tribe in India.
Ian Anthony Dale
Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it’s ten to one if they hang long together.
Douglas William Jerrold
Loneliness and hunger were my fortunes of creation.
Mo Yan
Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.
Napoleon Hill
I’m in this to change my life, to change my fortunes. I’m not in there to just fight for free.
Aljamain Sterling
Steve Jobs was rare: a C.E.O. who actually had a huge impact on his company’s fortunes. Contrary to corporate mythology, most C.E.O.s could be easily replaced, if not by your average Joe, then by your average executive vice-president. But Jobs genuinely earned the label of superstar.
James Surowiecki
The difference now is that the paparazzi get paid fortunes. That’s what motivates people; it’s about the money, sadly, at anyone’s expense.
David Cassidy
Generous people can become more generous as they become richer, giving away vast fortunes to worthwhile causes as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are doing.
Robert Kiyosaki
I now proceed to demonstrate that the Mexicans are wholly incapable of self-government, and that our liberties, our fortunes and our lives are insecure so long as we are connected with them.
William H. Wharton
The aggregation of large fortunes is not at all a thing to be regretted.
William Graham Sumner
While Napoleon believed his fortunes to be governed by destiny, his real genius lay in self-control and martial daring coupled with an indomitable will to power.
Michael Dirda
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
Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great.
Johann Georg Zimmermann
Republicans like to accuse Democrats of trying to ‘pick winners and losers.’ They say we should run government ‘like a business’ and let ‘the market’ decide important matters. When it comes to the declining fortunes of dirty fuels like coal, however, they quickly they abandon these principles.
Tom Steyer
Set in a nameless colonial country, in an unspecified era, Katie Kitamura’s second novel tracks the fortunes of a landowning family during the first waves of civil unrest.
Sarah Hall
In my years at United, I witnessed some signings who, over their careers, transformed the fortunes of the team. From Eric Cantona, when I was an apprentice, to Dwight Yorke, Ruud van Nistelrooy, and Wayne Rooney. These were great footballers who became great United players.
Paul Scholes
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
During the dot-com days, one could take just about any company public and reap fortunes. All you had to do was to make sky-high projections for growth, say you were in the Internet space, and go along with unscrupulous investment bankers and their analysts.
Vivek Wadhwa
Sportive fortunes get built day after day, week after w

Sportive fortunes get built day after day, week after week through a healthy lifestyle.
Javier Zanetti
Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Walt Disney
Many of the young aspire to happy marriages and dot-com fortunes but end up in guarded love and okay-for-now jobs.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
I have been so copied by those people who have made fortunes that people assume I am that rich. But I did things for the excitement, the dare, the fact that it was new, not for the money. And too many times I was the first, not the beneficiary.
Grace Jones
Gambling is part of the human condition. I love it. I have the best time gambling. I’ve been winning fortunes, and I’ve been losing them.
Jerry Lewis
The fortunes of the entire world may well ride on the ability of young Americans to face the responsibilities of an old America gone mad.
Phil Ochs
The country needs leadership driven by the dictates of national security, not the ebb and flow of political fortunes.
Dominic Grieve
Men’s fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
I kept an eye on Chelsea’s fortunes after they first tried to sign me.
Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body, my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes, for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime.
Margaret Cavendish
Wonder was the grace of the country. Any action could be justified by that: the wonder it was rooted in. Period followed period, and finally the wonder was that things could be built so big. Bridges, skyscrapers, fortunes, all having a life first in the marketplace, still drew on the force of wonder.
George W. S. Trow
Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
William Shakespeare
Thanks to the magic word ‘success,’ which changes anyone’s fortunes for good, I am not the same Sudha as I was seven years ago.
Sudha Kongara
There are many facts showing that Putin’s people enriched themselves by using power mechanisms so that’s why for them losing power means losing their fortunes.
Garry Kasparov
The reason laziness is rarely pushed as a lifestyle option is down to one simple reason: money. There are fortunes to be made out of active lifestyles. Gyms charge fees. But no one is going to make money out of sleep. It is free.
Tom Hodgkinson
What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Fortunes are made, and disappear, over the lifetime of a single generation. Today, a person in essence takes his wealth from society just for the duration of his or her lifetime. The next generation has to create it anew.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky
President Bush will come here and there will be new ‘friends’ of America to open a new relationship with the world, new economic fortunes for those who ‘liberated’ them.
Robert Fisk
America had been a boom-and-bust economy going into the Great Depression – just over and over and over, fortunes were wiped out, ordinary families were crushed under it.
Elizabeth Warren
Most people know no other way of judging men’s worth but by the vogue they are in, or the fortunes they have met with.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I still follow Chelsea’s fortunes.
Andriy Shevchenko
Unions sustained and fed the middle class. It’s no coincidence that as union membership has continued to dwindle, so have the fortunes of the middle class.
John Fetterman
Fear of death and idolatry of youth have prompted vain neurotics to spend ever-greater fortunes on cosmetic products and surgeries to stave off age just a little while longer.
Michael J. Knowles
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.
Jean de la Bruyere