Fortune (051-075)

Fortune favors the person who has been jilted.
Japanese

Fortune comes to him who strives for it.
— Italian

Fortune may fail us, but a prudent conduct never will.
— American

Fortune does not stand waiting at any one's door.
— Dutch

Fortune knocks once at least at every man's gate.
— English

Fortune rarely brings good or evil singly.
— English

Fortune lost, nothing lost; courage lost, much lost;
honor lost, more lost; soul lost, all lost.
— Dutch

Fortune provides shelter.
— Yiddish

Fortune is round;
it makes one a king,
another a dunghill.
— Dutch

Fortune is like women:
loves youth and is fickle.
— German

Fortune lost, nothing lost; courage lost, much lost;
honor lost, more lost; soul lost, all lost.
— Dutch

Fortune can take from us nothing
but what she gave us.
— English

Fortune favors fools.
— English

Fortune rarely brings
good or evil singly.
— English

Fortune favors fools.
— English

Fortune often knocks at the door,
but the fool does not invite her in.
— Danish

Fortune is like a wall that falls
on those who lean on it.
— Mexican

Fortune can take from us only
what she has given us.
— French

Fortune makes you smart,
because fortune makes you rich.
— Yiddish

Fortune follows him who flees from it,
and flees from him who seeks it.
— Swedish

Fortune and glass break soon.
— Dutch

Fortune aids the bold.
— Spanish

Fortune and love don't always
favor the most deserving.
— English

Fortune and misfortune are like
the twisted strands of a rope.
— Japanese

Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in a well.
— German

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