|the vicissitudes of fortune||fortunæ vicissitudines|
|(fem. pl. dat.) the good fortune, TO WHICH he owed his crown||quibus|
|a child of fortune; a favorite son (Horace)||fortunæ filius|
|a drop of good fortune rather than a cask of wisdom||gutta fortunæ præ dolio sapientiæ|
|a great fortune is a great slavery (Seneca)||magna servitus est magna fortuna|
|a great fortune is a great slavery to its owner (Publilius Syrus)||fortuna magna magna domino est servitus|
|a great mind becomes a great fortune (Seneca)||magnam fortunam magnus animus decet|
|a moment of smiling fortune is of more avail [to a soldier] than if he were recommended to Mars by a letter from Venus (Juvenal)||plus etenim fati valet hora benigni quam si nos Veneris commendet epistola Marti|
|a nameless something is always wanting to our imperfect fortune (Horace)||curtæ nescio quid semper abest rei|
|a shipwreck of fortune (Apuleius)||fortunæ naufragium|
|a well-prepared heart hopes in adversity and fears in prosperity for a change of fortune (Horace)||sperat infestis, metuit secundis alteram (ad) sortem bene præparatum pectus|
|accident, chance, fortune||casus|
|as a shoe, when too large, is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet, so it is with the one whose fortune does not suit him (Horace)||cui non conveniat sua res, ut calceus olim, si pede major erit, subvertet, si minor, uret|
|avoid asking what the future will bring, and every day that Fortune shall grant you, set down as gain (Horace)||quid sit futurum cras fuge quærere, et quem Fors dierum cunque dabit, lucro appone|
|away with delay; brief is the time of fortune’s great favor (Silius Italicus)||pelle moras; brevis est magni fortuna favoris|
|be like your father in virtue, unlike him in fortune (Accius)||virtuti sis par, dispar fortunis patris|
|behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune (Seneca)||ecce spectaculum dignum, ad quod respiciat intentus operi suo Deus. Ecce par Deo dignum, vir fortis cum mala fortuna compositus|
|branches bearing fruit of good fortune (Ovid)||rami felicia poma ferentes|
|by the favor of fortune||fortuna favente|
|by virtue and fortune||virtute et fortuna|
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