Luck Quotes

Mexican prove - he who does not venture has no luck....
Edward c. banfield - every political system is an accumulation of...

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
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
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
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

Adolf hitle - what luck for rulers that men do not think....
Ill - Luck, you know, seldom comes alone.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
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
A best friend it like a four leaf clover - Hard to find, and lucky to have.
Unknown
Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.
Christopher Isherwood
Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Levine, Lessons at the Halfway Point
Go and wake up your luck.
Persian Prove
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
Care and diligence bring luck.
Thomas Fulle
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
Bret Harte
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 lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.
C. S. Forester, Commodore Hornblowe
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Samuel Goldwyn
Good luck beats early rising.
Irish Prove
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
Don Schula
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily this is not difficult.
Charlotte Whitton
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
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
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
As ill - Luck would have it.
Miguel de Cervantes
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 only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
Harry Golden
Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.
Neil Peart
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
American Prove
Luck is the residue of design.
Branch Rickey, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
Samuel Smiles
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
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
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
Babe Didrikson
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
Charles Baudelaire
Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.
Langston Coleman
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
Samuel Goldwyn
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