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Luck Quotes

I am a strong believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Benjamin Franklin
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone. Orison Swett Marden
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
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance. James Arthur Baldwin
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
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
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 Keillor
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 only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden
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
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
Good luck beats early rising. Irish Proverb
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
Peter Good luck with your layoffs, alright, I hope your firings go really, really well. Office Space
What luck for rulers that men do not think. Adolf Hitler
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
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
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson
I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Stephen Butler Leacock
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance. James Baldwin
( quotes are updated each month )