The result showed that fortune helps the brave.
Good fortune and a good disposition are rarely given to the same man.
He is truly a man who will not permit himself to be unduly elated when fortune's breeze is favorable, or cast down when it is adverse.
Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her onslaughts.
It is easy at any moment to surrender a large fortune; to build one up is a difficult and an arduous task.
It is when fortune is the most propitious that she is least to be trusted.