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My body is very nice to me. I have a lucky physique - I just don't take weight on.
Sylvie Guillem

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

Call no man happy until he is dead, but only lucky.
Solon

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

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

History teaches us that the past is full of luck and chance and circumstance, without any one of which, life could have been radically different.
Arthur Goldberg

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

The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing.
Jean Baptiste Colbert

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

Playboy magazine announced that they are going to support the troops by sending them emails from Playboy playmates. After hearing this the U.S. troops said 'Just our luck, we get emails from playmates, but we're embedded with Geraldo.'
Conan O'Brien

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

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

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

Against her ankles as she trod
The lucky buttercups did nod
Jean Ingelow

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

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

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

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

Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it.
Douglas William Jerrold

'Do you feel lucky punk? Well, do you?'
Clint Eastwood

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

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

The fact is I am not having sex. But I feel absolutely ripe for the Ė what would you say Ė plucking?
Angelina Jolie

I fought Sugar so many times that I'm lucky I didn't get diabetes.
Jake LaMotta

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it.
Denzel Washington

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

'My family is my first priority but I don't think that means I should have to give up work. I am lucky that David is very supportive.'
Victoria Beckham

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

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

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 live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't luckily have to bother about that.
Agatha Christie

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

A child's eyes, those clear, wells of undefiled thought - what on earth can be more beautiful? Full of hope, love and curiosity, they meet your own. In prayer, how earnest; in joy, how sparkling; in sympathy, how tender! The man who never tried the companionship of a little child has carelessly passed by one of the great pleasures of life, as one passes a rare flower without plucking it or knowing its value
Caroline Norton

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

It's going to be a season with lots of accidents, and I'll risk saying that we'll be lucky if something really serious doesn't happen.
Ayrton Senna

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

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

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

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



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