Luck Quotes

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Being an actress is something that a large number of little girls hope to become, so to make it makes you feel like one of the lucky ones which of course you are
Caroline Farrell

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

We are worthless fowl, hatched from unlucky eggs
Juvenal

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

We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.
Christopher Morley

I thought ginger people were lucky. He might have to dye his hair now or I might buy him a brown, long-haired wig so he'll look like me! [on Gary Waddock]
Gareth Ainsworth

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 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

Even the losers get lucky sometimes. Even the losers keep a little bit of pride. They get lucky sometimes.
Tom Petty

We're lucky to have the family connection. We're close and close musically as well
Caroline Corr

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

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

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

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

Personally, I think if a woman hasn't met the right man by the time she's 24, she may be lucky.
Deborah Kerr

Captaincy is 90 per cent luck and 10 per cent skill. But don't try it without that 10 per cent.
Richie Benaud

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.
Ernest Hemingway

I simply have a marvellous life, a very lucky life.
Olivia Newton-John

Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to 'make' your luck by being always prepared.
Michael Korda

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

To get it right, be born with luck or else make it. Never give up. Get the knack of getting people to help you and also pitch in yourself. A little money helps, but what really gets it right is to never - I repeat - never under any conditions face the facts.
Ruth Gordon

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

An essayist is a lucky person who has found a way to discourse without being interrupted
Charles Poore

The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie. Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation.
Kim Novak

I wouldn't put it down as a mistake, it was just a piece of very bad luck [on Paul Robinson missing the ball when clearing for England allowing an easy Croatia goal]
Pat Jennings

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

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

Everyone goes through a hard time in their life, they just don't have to do it in front of tons of people and with our media the way it is. I did, and I'm lucky that I had the resources and the money to take care of myself. Now I love me, so I'm OK.
Kirsten Dunst

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

Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.
Robert G Allen

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Darrell Royal

He just said he had had enough and wished me good luck [on O'Sullivan conceding a match early!]
Stephen Hendry

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

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

I feel very lucky to be ahead of David Howell. He had injury and fitness problems and if he hadn't, he would've been so far ahead it would all be over.
Paul Casey

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

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

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

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

With a bit of luck, the name Jimmy Brown will be engraved on the Masters trophy at the end of next week.
Jimmy White

He's lucky to be going out with me.
Kate Middleton

The champion makes his own luck.
Red Blaik

Napoleon wanted his generals to be lucky. I don't think he would have worked with me.
Graham Taylor

Obviously we are very lucky to have got where we have, particularly when you realise that for many of our co-stars from Byker Grove their careers did not always take off in the same way.
Ant And Dec

There is no escaping the fact that, even in a great career, sometimes the best advances happen through luck, chance and accident.
Edmond Fischer

I always said we would qualify. We are one of four, five or six teams who could win it [World Cup 2006] with a bit of luck. I'm convinced we have a very good team.
Sven Goran Eriksson

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

Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.
E B White

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



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