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85 Greatest Quotes About Luck


...luck is not to be coerced. Albert Camus
Best of luck in your future endeavors! CM Punk
Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned. Emily Dickinson
If you feel you are down on your luck, check the level of your effort. Robert Brault
Nearly' only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades. Neil Gaiman
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. Oscar Wilde
Few people realize that luck is created. Robert Kiyosaki
Ability is nothing without opportunity. Napoleon Bonaparte
My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker. Woody Allen
When it comes to luck, you make your own. Bruce Springsteen
Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily. Epictetus
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest. Rodney Dangerfield
Those white things have taken all I had or dreamed," she said, "and broke my heartstrings too. There is no bad luck in the world but whitefolks. Toni Morrison
Luck's the word those with poor hearts use for ka... Stephen King
He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have. Ernest Hemingway
The two prime movers in the Universe are Time and Luck. Kurt Vonnegut
You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don't help. Bill Watterson
Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. Ray Kroc
You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from. Cormac McCarthy
Luck is where opportunity meets preparation. Seneca
There's no such thing as luck. These are blessings. God endows them upon you. He makes you a blessing to become a blessing. Steve Harvey
I base my calculation on the expectation that luck will be against me. Napoleon Bonaparte
Beware what you wish for, unless you have the grace to hope that your luck can be shared. Christopher Hitchens
Hope is not a strategy. Luck is not a factor. Fear is not an option. James Cameron
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Thomas Jefferson
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few. Benjamin Disraeli
I have never believed much in luck, and my sense of humor has tended to walk on the dark side. Hunter S. Thompson
It's courage, not luck, that takes us through to the end of the road. Ruskin Bond
We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want - or near enough. Roald Dahl
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. Oscar Levant
Million-to-one chances...crop up nine times out of ten. Terry Pratchett
When ill luck begins, it does not come in sprinkles, but in showers. Mark Twain
I think luck falls on not just the brave but also the ones who believe they belong there. Novak Djokovic
Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck. Iris Murdoch
Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish. Ovid
Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward. Amy Tan
Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it. Hunter S. Thompson
Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet. Pierre Trudeau
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck. Tony Robbins
Most young women do not welcome promiscuous advances. (Either that, or my luck's terrible.). Groucho Marx
Luck which so often defies anticipation in matrimonial affairs, giving attraction to what is moderate rather than to what is superior. Jane Austen
Nanny Ogg looked under her bed in case there was a man there. Well, you never knew your luck. Terry Pratchett
Your luck is how you treat people. Bette Davis