Luck Quotes

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My wife. But I never laid her on the touchline. [on his lucky charm]
Graham Taylor

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

On Cameron Diaz: A lucky model who's been given a lot of opportunities I just wish she would have done more with.
Jennifer Lopez

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

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

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

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

Everything in life is luck.
Donald Trump

For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
Paula Cole

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. [The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891]
Oscar Wilde

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

The Swiss have an interesting army. Five hundred years without a war. Pretty impressive. Also pretty lucky for them. Ever see that little Swiss Army knife they have to fight with? Not much of a weapon there. Corkscrews, Bottle openers. 'Come on, buddy, let's go. You get past me, the guy in back of me, he's got a spoon. Back off. I've got the toe clippers right here.
Jerry Seinfeld

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

I've been lucky with my hair. I couldn't deal with it if I'd run out of barnet. Imagine me with a Bobby Charlton comb over.
Rod Stewart

Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.
F Scott Fitzgerald

'He was so gorgeous... Kurt. I don't know how I got lucky that way.'
Courtney Love

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

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

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

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

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

It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.
Herb Elliott

My only feeling about superstition is that it's unlucky to be behind at the end of the game.
Duffy Daugherty

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

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

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

Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
Larry King

People in America, of course, live in all sorts of fashions, because they are foreigners, or unlucky, or depraved, or without ambition; people live like that, but Americans live in white detached houses with green shutters. Rigidly, blindly, the dream takes precedence.
Margaret Mead

People always ask how you started out, and the answer is usually just like everyone else, but I was lucky enough to have some breaks start opening up.
Kevin James

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

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

It was a day I'll never forget. I never thought I would see England regain the Ashes.

And my goodness me, didn't Kevin Pietersen capitalise on his luck? It was an astonishing performance. So many strokes! [2005 Ashes win for England]
Henry Blofeld

Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.
Baltasar Gracian

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

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

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

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

I score many lucky goals in my football life because I am always there, trying to shoot. For me the best goals are the ones like this when the ball just crosses the line.
Mateja Kezman

I thought I'd be stuck there for hours. Luckily she was marrying a doctor.
Comedy Dave

In plucking the fruit of memory one runs the risk of spoiling its bloom (The Arrow of Gold)
Joseph Conrad

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

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

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Benjamin Franklin

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

Dear World, I am leaving you because I am bored. I am leaving you with your worries. Good luck. [suicide note]
George Sanders

I feel that this is my year to win, as I've come so close in the past two series. But it is all down to the luck of the celebrity draw. Every year I do my best as I want to stay in the competition for as long as possible as I love it so much.
Ian Waite

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

Some folk want their luck buttered.
Thomas Hardy

Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck.
Iris Murdoch

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



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