Luck Quotes

Seneca - luck is what happens when preparation meets...
Chinese prove - listen to all, plucking a feather from every...
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Levine, Lessons at the Halfway Point
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
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
Bret Harte
Author unknown - luck always seems to be against the man who...
I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Stephen Butler Leacock
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
Babe Didrikson
Ill - Luck, you know, seldom comes alone.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
Earl Wilson
Peter Good luck with your layoffs, alright, I hope your firings go really, really well.
Office Space
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
Luck happens when oppurtunity encounters the prepared mind.
Denis Watley
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Thomas Jefferson
The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.
C. S. Forester, Commodore Hornblowe
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
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
He who does not venture has no luck.
Mexican Prove
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
Be ready when opportunity comes... Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
Roy D. Chapin, Jr.
A best friend it like a four leaf clover - Hard to find, and lucky to have.
Unknown
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Abraham Lincoln
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
American Prove
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
Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.
Garrison Keillo
Every political system is an accumulation of habits, customs, prejudices, and principles that have survived a long process of trial and error and of ceaseless response to changing circumstances. If the system works well on the whole, it is a lucky accident - - The luckiest, indeed, that can befall a society.
Edward C. Banfield
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
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
Andrew W. Mathis
If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs.
Assyrian Prove
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
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
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 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
Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.
Langston Coleman
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Adolf Hitle
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
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