Luck Quotes

Assyrian prove - if you were born lucky, even your rooster will...
Jean baptiste colbert - the art of taxation consists in so plucking the...

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
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
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
The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.
C. S. Forester, Commodore Hornblowe

Rothschild - never have anything to do with an unlucky place,...
Luck is what you have left over after you give 100%.
Langston Coleman
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
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
Be ready when opportunity comes... Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
Roy D. Chapin, Jr.
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
Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.
Author Unknown
Good luck beats early rising.
Irish Prove
Some people are so fond of ill - Luck that they run half - way to meet it.
Douglas Gerald
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
James A. Garfield
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
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Arthur Baldwin
Luck happens when oppurtunity encounters the prepared mind.
Denis Watley
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
Some people are so fond of ill - Luck that they run half - way to meet it.
Douglas Jerrold
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
I am a strong believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Benjamin Franklin
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
Don Schula
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
Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
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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
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".
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Plato
Ill - Luck, you know, seldom comes alone.
Miguel de Cervantes
Go and wake up your luck.
Persian Prove
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
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
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 bad luck to be superstitious.
Andrew W. Mathis
It is not a lucky word, this name impossible; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
Thomas Carlyle
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely.
Chinese 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
Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Levine, Lessons at the Halfway Point