Luck Quotes

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David loves to have facials and massages. He also likes to get his eyebrows plucked.
Victoria Beckham

What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
Robertson Davies

He's been very, very lucky, an average player who came into the game when it was short of personalities [on Kevin Keegan]
George Best

I have only one real hobby: my husband. [Either lucky or poor husband then!]
Florence Harding

A name, it has more than nominal worth,
And belongs to good or bad luck at birth
Thomas Hood

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Darrell Royal

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

Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Levine

A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
Eric Hoffer

What luck for rulers that men don't think
Adolf Hitler

You can take it as understood,
That your luck changes only if it's good.
Ogden Nash

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Arthur Kroc

They took cells from different organs from the embryos of black sheep - the liver, the glands, the bone. I had 11 injections and I thought that was marvellous... I've been really lucky that I haven't had bad experiments done on me.
Deborah Harry

I'm lucky I don't do the kind of work where the main thing is that you're the girl and you look gorgeous. I don't look like that. I'm a funny-looking.
Emily Watson

I'm negotiating for him to stay. Emmanuel is lucky for me. He's more and more interested, and even sometimes puts pressure on me, because he says, 'Tin Tin' - that's what he calls me - 'You must win'
Justine Henin-Hardenne

A self-made man is one who believes in luck and sends his son to Oxford.
Christina Stead

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Brian Tracy

It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it.
Baltasar Gracian

In the United States, I'm lucky; in Europe, I'm good.
Seve Ballesteros

Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
W H Auden

I've been through so much in my career in F1, particularly in 1995, and I did achieve so much that I thought that it's not worth it any more to push your luck further. [on his retirement]
Mika Hakkinen

A best friend is like a four leaf clover:hard to find and lucky to have.
Sarah Jessica Parker

Good luck to them. While we're not allowed to do it in New Zealand, they're obviously allowed to do it over here. Our policy is to produce the best cricket wickets possible, not ones that suit the home team. [on sour grapes over the wickets the games were played on]
John Bracewell

I would say that I've been lucky. I've been blessed and not really ever given up.
Ken Edmonds

Then come, my friend, forget your foes, and leave your fears behind,
And wander forth to try your luck, with cheerful, quiet mind.
Henry Jackson Van Dyke

It's like being hit up the arse by a rainbow. [on being lucky]
Rod Eddington

Music was what I always wanted to do and I was one of the lucky few to achieve my ambition and earn a living from it for which I'm very grateful.
Babyface

Two honest and good-natured anglers have never met each other by the way without crying out, 'What luck?'
Henry Jackson Van Dyke

You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
Barbara Bush

It was not so much a lucky mascot any more. But my daughter, Chelsea, is glad to have him back
Stuart Pearce

I am depressed because of the state of my life at the moment. I've got this 'orrible feeling that if there is such a thing as reincarnation, knowing my luck, I'll come back as me. [As Rodney]
Nicholas Lyndhurst

Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favouring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.
John Dewey

As an Australian Iím lucky that I have done a lot of camping here but I suspect nothing on the scale of what Iím going to face in the jungle
Kimberley Davies

I was very lucky to come through at the time I did, with the growing interest and demand for animation and animators - it requires a great deal of patience and a good eye for detail.
Annette Funicello

Iíve never dated. Iíve always just had boyfriends. And I guess Iím pretty lucky because, from what I understand, dating sucks. Although it seems like itís pretty good for stories. Sometimes I think people date just so they can have a good story to tell about the loser they went out with once
Famke Janssen

A search always starts with Beginner's Luck and ends with the Test of the Conqueror.
Paulo Coelho

The luck I've had has all been bad. I've had the Concorde crash, 9/11,foot and mouth, the Gulf war, Sars and high fuel prices. It might make you doubt my sanity, but I've enjoyed it.
Rod Eddington

It was not in the winter
Our loving lot was cast:
It was the time of roses
We pluck'd them as we pass'd
Thomas Hood

If he [Toshack] thinks there is lots of young Welsh talent coming through, then good luck to him.
Robbie Savage

When he was included last summer I sent him a text to say good luck. There's nothing personal between us, we know that. It's a selection thing. [on him and Chris Read]
Geraint Jones

Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
Erica Jong

I'm so lucky. The best thing is that when I wake up I really want to come into work. I can play music I love and talk to Londoners. And I love to talk!
Margherita Taylor

It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned.
Frank A Clark

I'm not lucky. If I play another player, even if I don't play really good, I think I can win. But with him, it's impossible. He is a great player. He can go far here
Richard Gasquet

It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
Charles Baudelaire

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

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
Joseph Heller

First you've got to be good. But then you've got to be lucky.
Harry Cooper

They saw me getting dressed through the window [unlucky view for some tree surgeons]
Tess Daly

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get
Ray Kroc



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