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Funny, Inspiring Quotes About Fortune from Famous, Successful & Wealthy People

Quotable Quotations About Good Fortune in Business, Life, Career, & Relationship

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Funny, Inspiring Quotes About Fortune from Famous, Successful & Wealthy People
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Updated May 10, 2012
What is fortune and how is fortune created? The popularity of the annual Fortune 500 list is one example of how many Americans are fascinated with fortune, and how to find or create good fortune in their businesses, careers, relationships, and lives. The relative few who have actually achieved good fortune and great success have valuable insights about "fortune" that can help those who seek it. Find insightful and funny quotable quotations about fortune from famous, successful and wealthy people here.

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Funny and Inspiring Quotable Quotations About Fortune:
  • "The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips." - J. Paul Getty, Founder of Getty Oil Company, and One of the Richest Americans in History

  • "If I wasn't an actress I would run a fortune 500 company." - Sela Ward, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-Winning Actor

  • "When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500… 80% of them say they were in sports as a young woman." - Billie Jean King, Tennis Star, Winner of 39 Grand Slam Titles

  • "Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever spend it all, and I don't view wealth as something that validates my intelligence." - Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple, Inc.

  • "By going solo I could lose a fortune but money is not important." - Barry Gibb, American Musician, Member of the Bee Gees

  • "He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner." - Benjamin Franklin, American Scientist, Inventor, and Philosopher

  • "The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune." - Amelia Earhart, First Pilot to Fly Across Borth the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

  • "I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life." - Drew Barrymore, American Actor, Producer, Director, and Golden Globe Nominee

  • "What good fortune for governments that the people do not think." - Adolf Hitler, German Founder and Leader of the Nazi Party

  • "We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune." - Charles Kuralt, American Television Journalist

  • "I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value." - Hermann Hesse, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

  • "A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come." - Denis Waitley Ph.D., Business Author of 16 Business and Motivational Books

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