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Luck Quotes

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
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
It is bad luck to be superstitious. Andrew W. Mathis
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden
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 Jar
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance. James Arthur Baldwin
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
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 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
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
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
I am a strong believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Benjamin Franklin
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
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
Peter Good luck with your layoffs, alright, I hope your firings go really, really well. Office Space
I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Stephen Butler Leacock
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
What luck for rulers that men do not think. Adolf Hitler
Cultivate your curiosity. Keep it sharp and always working. Consider curiosity your life preserver, your willingness to try something new. Second, enlarge your enthusiasm to include the pursuit to excellence, following every task through to completion. Third, make the law of averages work for you. By budgeting your time more carefully than most people you can make more time available. Does the combination of curiosity, enthusiasm, and the law of averages guarantee success Indeed it does not ... Success in the final analysis always involves luck or the element of chance. Louis Pasteur grasped this well when he said that chance favors the prepared mind. John W. Hanley
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