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Luck Quotes

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
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
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 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
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
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. Bret Harte
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
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck. Don Schula
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson
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
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden
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
It is bad luck to be superstitious. Andrew W. Mathis
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
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance. James Arthur Baldwin
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
( quotes are updated each month )