noun: a very large amount of money
noun: a lot of money
noun: money and success
noun: luck, especially good luck
noun: the things that happen to someone or something and the changing degree to which they are successful
noun: a large amount of wealth or prosperity
noun: your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you) ("Whatever my fortune may be")
noun: an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
noun: an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome ("It was as if fortune guided his hand")

"In such fields of research, Mr. Keely finds little leisure. Those who accuse him of "dilly-dallying," of idleness, of "always going to do and never doing," of "visionary plans," etc., etc., know nothing of the infinite patience, the persistent energy which for a quarter of a century has upheld him in his struggle to attain this end. Still less, if possible, is he understood by those who think he is seeking self-aggrandizement, fame, fortune, or glory.

The time is approaching when all who have sought to defame this discoverer and inventor, all who have stabbed him with unmerited accusations, all who have denounced him as "a bogus inventor," "a fraud," "an impostor," "a charlatan," "a modern Cagliostro," will be forced to acknowledge that he has done a giant's work for true science, even though he should not live to attain commercial success. But history will not forget that, in the nineteenth century, the story of Prometheus has been repeated, and that the greatest mind of the age, seeking to scale the heavens to bring down the light of truth for mankind, met with Prometheus's reward." [(Keely - Cure of Disease))]

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As a Man Thinketh

Created by Dale Pond. Last Modification: Monday November 28, 2022 03:40:12 MST by Dale Pond.