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When Fortuna spins you downward, go out to a movie and get more out of life.


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This page presents the quote "When Fortuna spins you downward, go out to a movie and get more out of life.". Author of this quote is John Kennedy Toole. This quote is about movie, dunces, fortuna, life,.