Luxury is a state of mind.
Good day, I’m okay. Bad day, I’m okay. Quit bugging me about my feelings. They’re irrelevant.
There’s a small group who can do the math. There’s an even smaller group who can explain it. But those few who can do both, they become billionaires.
The fool has set in his heart that he can get more money through the tiring of his muscle and the starvation of his brain – but he can’t.
This is the posture of fortune’s slaves: one foot in the gravy, one foot in the grave.
Fortune’s a right whore. If she give aught, she deals it in small parcels, That she may take away all at one swoop.
He is a good man whom fortune makes better.
There sometimes wants only a stroke of fortune to discover numberless latent good or bad qualities, which would otherwise have been eternally concealed.
If a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she is blind, she is not invisible.
It cannot be denied that outward accidents conduce much fortune, but chiefly, the mold of a man’s fortune is in his hands.