Luck Quotes

Langston coleman - luck is what you have left over after you give...
James arthur baldwin - beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline,...

What is a seer? A man who with luck tells the truth sometimes, with frequent falsehoods, but when his luck deserts him, collapses then and there.
Achilles, Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis 955
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Thomas Jefferson
Friends LOVE misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too luck or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
Erica Jong
This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers.... There is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death.
William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 5 scene 1

Walt whitman,
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
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
American Prove
I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work the more of it I seem to have.
Coleman Cox
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Seneca
Happiness is always a by - Product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness.
Robertson Davies
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone.
Orison Swett Marden
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
Some folks say it was a miracle. Saint Francis suddenly appeared and knocked the next pitch clean over the fence. But I think it was just a lucky swing.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
Go and wake up your luck.
Persian Prove
Care and diligence bring luck.
Thomas Fulle
Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.
Christopher Isherwood
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
An occasional lucky guess as to what makes a wife tick is the best a man can hope for, Even then, no sooner has he learned how to cope with the tick than she tocks.
Ogden Nash
Good luck beats early rising.
Irish Prove
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
Ill - Luck, you know, seldom comes alone.
Miguel de Cervantes
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
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
For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.
Ernest Hemingway, in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech
Children need encouragement. So if a kid gets an answer right, tell him it was a lucky guess. That way, he develops a good, lucky feeling.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
Don Schula
The fact remains that the overwhelming majority of people who have become wealthy have become so thanks to work they found profoundly absorbing. The long term study of people who eventually became wealthy clearly reveals that their luck arose from accidental dedication they had to an arena they enjoyed.
Srully Blotnick
As ill - Luck would have it.
Miguel de Cervantes
Some people are so fond of ill - Luck that they run half - way to meet it.
Douglas Jerrold
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Plato
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
Never have anything to do with an unlucky place, or an unlucky man. I have seen many clever men, very clever men, who had not shoes to their feet. I never act with them. Their advice sounds very well, but they cannot get on themselves; and if they cannot do good to themselves, how can they do good for me?
Rothschild
Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely.
Chinese Prove
Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
Richter cartoon caption
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily this is not difficult.
Charlotte Whitton