Luck Quotes

American prove - diligence is the mother of good luck....
Branch rickey, communication bulletin for managers & supervisors, june 2004 - luck is the residue of design....

A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
James A. Garfield
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
Author Unknown
The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.
C. S. Forester, Commodore Hornblowe

Edward c. banfield - every political system is an accumulation of...
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
Some people are so fond of ill - Luck that they run half - way to meet it.
Douglas Gerald
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.
P. G. Wodehouse, Uneasy Money
If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs.
Assyrian Prove
Some people are so fond of ill - Luck that they run half - way to meet it.
Douglas Jerrold
Luck is what you have left over after you give 100%.
Langston Coleman
Graham See what you have to ask yourself is what kind of person are you Are you the kind that sees signs, sees miracles Or do you believe that people just get lucky Or, look at the question this way Is it possible that there are no coincidences.
Signs
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Seneca
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Thomas Jefferson
Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely.
Chinese Prove
In a way the CID man was pretty lucky, because outside the hospital the war was still going on. Men went mad and were rewarded with medals. All over the world, boys on every side of the bomb line were laying down their lives for what they had been told was their country, and no one seemed to mind, least of all the boys who were laying down their young lives.
Joesph Heller, Catch - 22
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
Charles Baudelaire
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
Harry Golden
It is not a lucky word, this name impossible; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
Thomas Carlyle
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
Andrew W. Mathis
Never expose yourself unnecessarily to danger a miracle may not save you... and if it does, it will be deducted from your share of luck or merit.
The Talmud
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Adolf Hitle
I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.
Peggy Noonan
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Samuel Goldwyn
I never knew an early - Rising, hard - working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck.
Henry Ward Beeche
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - The great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
W. B. Yeats
Never expose yourself unnecessarily to danger; a miracle may not save you... and if it does, it will be deducted from your share of luck or merit.
The Talmud
I fixed my eyes on the larget cloud, as if, when it passed out of my sight, I might have the good luck to pass with it.
Sylvia Plath, The Bell Ja
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
Richard Jeni
When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
Earl Wilson
Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.
Author Unknown
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
D. H. Lawrence
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Arthur Baldwin
Care and diligence bring luck.
Thomas Fulle
If we are lucky, we can give in and rest without feeling guilty. We can stop doing and concentrate on being.
Kathleen Norris, O Magazine, July 2003