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Greatest Good Fortune for the New Year

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Fortune favors the bold. - Ennius

Behind every great fortune there is a crime. - Honore de Balzac

Foolish indeed are those who trust to fortune. - Lady Murasaki

New Year's Day is every man's birthday. - Charles Lamb

The New Year begins in a snow-storm of white vows. - George William Curtis

Mexico's making a fortune off the United States. - Donald Trump

He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner. - Benjamin Franklin

It wouldn't be New Year's if I didn't have regrets. - William Thomas

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience. - Lawrence J. Peter

I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's. - Henry Moore

Every man regards his own life as the New Year’s Eve of time. - Jean Paul Richter

He who breaks a resolution is a weakling. He who makes one is a fool. - F.M. Knowles

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. - Rainer M. Rilke

Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits. - Unknown

The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune. - Joseph Addison

Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty. - John Selden

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. - Jim Rohn

A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. - Unknown

No matter how much fame and fortune you achieve, don't get wrapped up in yourself. - Dal Richards

There is scarcely an instance of a man who has made a fortune by speculation and kept it. - Andrew Carnegie

So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great good fortune. - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Obamacare is, number one and maybe least importantly, it's costing the country a fortune. - Donald Trump

The cleverly expressed opposite of any generally accepted idea is worth a fortune to somebody. - F Scott Fitzgerald

There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor. - Thomas W. Higginson

Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration. - Evan Esar

You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family. - Anita Baker

But can one still make resolutions when one is over forty? I live according to twenty-year-old habits. - Andre Gide

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune. - Richard Whately

New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive. - Jay Leno

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. - Benjamin Franklin

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. - Bill Vaughan

Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since. - Dave Beard

An individual starts off by facing his problem with resolution, but a convention saves the resolution for the end. - Unknown

It's a sad day when you find out that it's not accident or fortune but just yourself that kept things from you. - Lillian Hellman

Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. - Francis Bacon

From New Year's on the outlook brightens; good humor lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining. - Leonard Bernstein

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him. - Samuel Johnson

The only thing that I have done that is not mitigated by luck, diminished by good fortune, is that I persisted, and other people gave up. - Harrison Ford

The high prize of life, the crowning fortune of a man, is to be born with a bias to some pursuit, which finds him in employment and happiness. - Emerson

New Year's Day ... now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. - Mark Twain


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