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.
Fortune is for all; judgment is theirs who have won it for themselves.
Thrift is care and scruple in the spending of one’s means. It is not a virtue and it requires neither skill nor talent.
Large enterprises make the few rich, but the majority prosper only through the carefulness and detail of thrift.
No gain is so certain as that which proceeds for the economical use of what you already have.
Economy is the art of making the most of life. The love of economy is the root of all virtue.
Economy is too late at the bottom of the purse.
Economy is in itself a great source of revenue.