Luck Quotes

Edward c. banfield - every political system is an accumulation of...
Luck is a very good word if you put a P before it.
Author Unknown

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
Harry Golden
Oscar wilde - when a woman marries again, it is because she...
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Thomas Jefferson
Roy d. chapin, jr. - be ready when opportunity comes... luck is the...

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
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Adolf Hitle
The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest amount of hissing.
Jean Baptiste Colbert
If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs.
Assyrian Prove
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
Don Schula
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
Andrew W. Mathis
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
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Plato
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
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
Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.
Author 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
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
Some people are so fond of ill - Luck that they run half - way to meet it.
Douglas Gerald
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
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
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
Luck is what you have left over after you give 100%.
Langston Coleman
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".
Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
Richter cartoon caption
Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Levine, Lessons at the Halfway Point
Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.
Neil Peart
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
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
Old birds are hard to pluck.
German prove
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
What a glorious garden of wonders the lights of Broadway would be to anyone lucky enough to be unable to read.
G. K. Chesterton
As ill - Luck would have it.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
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
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
Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.
Langston Coleman
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