Luck Quotes

D. h. lawrence - love is the flower of life, and blossoms...
Babe didrikson - luck? sure. but only after long practice and only...

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
Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Levine, Lessons at the Halfway Point
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
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

Robert a. heinlein - luck is a tag given by the mediocre to account...
Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
Richter cartoon caption
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
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
Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely.
Chinese Prove
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Adolf Hitle
Some people are so fond of ill - Luck that they run half - way to meet it.
Douglas Jerrold
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
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
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
And thereof do I repent: I only plucked an occasional flower when I might have gathered an ample harvest of fruit - - Such are the just grounds for the regrets I have...
D. A. F. Sade, "Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man".
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Plato
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
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily this is not difficult.
Charlotte Whitton
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
He who does not venture has no luck.
Mexican Prove
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
Don Schula
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
Has anyone supposed it lucky to be born? I hasten to inform him or her that it is just as lucky to die, and I know it.
Walt Whitman, "Leaves of Grass".
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.
John Dewey
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Ill - Luck, you know, seldom comes alone.
Miguel de Cervantes
Luck is the residue of design.
Branch Rickey, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
Go and wake up your luck.
Persian Prove
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
American Prove
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
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
Harry Golden
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
True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home.
John Hay, Distichs, latter 19th century
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
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
Bret Harte