Quotation Explorer - 'Fortunate'

Many are less fortunate than you’ may not be a roof to live under, but it will serve to retire beneath in the event of a shower. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Food- the only thing that the fortunate ones put aside to satisfy their fancy dietary plans and work load while the less fortunate ones work to earn. - Adhish Mazumder
It is perhaps a more fortunate destiny to have a taste for collecting shells than to be born a millionaire. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Use the talents you’ve developed to create goodwill, to ease the burdens of those who are not as fortunate and to seek truth humbly, without insisting that you hold the only keys to it. - Laura Burroughs
Be careful, you are not in Wonderland. I’ve heard the strange madness long growing in your soul. But you are fortunate in your ignorance, in your isolation. You who have suffered, find where love hides. Give, share, lose—lest we die, unbloomed . - From the film Kill Your Darlings
I cannot imagine how much I must’ve suffered in my previous lives to be fortunate enough to have parents like you in this life. - Kamand Kojouri
Teaching a man how to clean barnacles from a keel is an amazing useful talent, one any child should be fortunate to learn. Magochiro is our champion barnaclebully at present. String him under a keel, and he will bring back dinner enough for ten. - Michelle Franklin
If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself. If you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you. - Thomas Fuller
When life's problems seem overwhelming, look around and see what other people are coping with. You may consider yourself fortunate. - Ann Landers
The festive season isn’t just a time to teach children about Jesus and giving, it’s also a time to teach your children about those less fortunate. This year, encourage your children to pick a present and give it to a child who has none, or take them to a charity drive. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
One honest John Tompkins, a hedger & ditcher, Although he was poor, did not want to be richer;For all such vain wishes in him were preventedBy a fortunate habit of being contented. - Jane Taylor
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate. - Bertrand Russell
Some people would not have remained with their partners, if the unfortunate things that have happened to them had happened to their partners, or if the fortunate things that have happened to their partners had happened to them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Respect those elder to you in years, in knowledge and spiritual attainment and act with love and compassion with those who are younger or less fortunate than you. - Radhe Maa
Live with the assumption that every day it will rain. If it does, you were right. If it doesn’t, you were fortunate. - Zack W. Van
How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Winston S. Churchill
The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy. - Abraham H. Maslow
One day, my lady." said Mr. Keeper, stepping aside and allowing her to join them, "I should hope I would be fortunate enough to see such a graceful, unearthly curtsy from you again. - Heather Dixon
Some are born virtuous, some become virtuous. To be good by nature is indeed fortunate but to become good is like walking on a double-edged sword; it takes a longer time and is more painful. - Umera Ahmed
If you can only do one thing today, choose to help someone in need. There are many who are less fortunate. Take some time to lend a helping hand. You will be surprised by how much you will uplift their spirit. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
When your lover is your best friend…then you know you’re one of the few and the fortunate. - Toni Sorenson
I am fortunate to be a resemblance, rather than a replication of who I was yesterday. - Rob Martin
My friends, we should consider ourselves fortunate, not because we are any greater or lesser because we face adversity, rather we simply rejoice in the opportunity to face it. - Michael Joling
More than power is respect. Fortunate are those who command it. - Amit Abraham
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. - Helen Keller
Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less.
I was just four when a hired teenage field hand attempted to molest me. Miraculously, I got away, and I told my dad. My father made three important choices that day: He listened to me, he believed me, and he took action. I was one of the fortunate ones--I had a childhood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not. - Jean de la Bruyere
To be always fortunate, and to pass through life with a soul that has never known sorrow, is to be ignorant of one half of nature. - Seneca
A fortunate few may find...their work to be a source of love, but it is also everyone’s right to find love elsewhere. - Miya Tokumitsu
Sometimes we look at life from the perspective of our own problems and, in so doing, ignore how fortunate we are. - The Prophet of Life
It appears that no one is so unfortunate that he or she is exempt from spending cuts, while at the same time no one is so fortunate as to be ineligible for a tax cut - Jonathan Schell
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself. - Plutarch
Man...is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures. - Plato
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