Luck Quotes

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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 love acting and making your own luck. You have to recreate yourself, I guess. Although, I don't know how.
Dennis Quaid

He's very lucky. He's tall and very good looking, with a fabulous smile. He's charming and has eyes that are a little bit curious: always looking for something new and interesting. It's a great quality [on Prince Harry]
Mario Testino

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

I must be the luckiest man in the world. Not only am I bisexual, I am also Welsh.
John Osbourne

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

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

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

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

Everything in life is luck.
Donald Trump

The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
Raymond Chandler

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

When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
Edgar Watson Howe

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

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Benjamin Franklin

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

I've had a lot of luck at BA - all of it bad.
Rod Eddington

Myleene Klass is just the bomb. Her boyfriend is very lucky. She is a definite ten in every sense of the word.
David Gest

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

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

The internet is alive with attacks on me, calling me the new Jello, and the Sammy Hagar of punk. I am neither. I am a lucky fan who gets to hold the mic when those amazing songs are played.
Brandon Cruz

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

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

Roses red and roses white Plucked I for my love's delight. She would none of all my posies-- Bade me gather her blue roses.

Half the world I wandered through, Seeking where such flowers grew. Half the world unto my quest Answered me with laugh and jest.

Home I came at wintertide, But my silly love had died Seeking with her latest breath Roses from the arms of Death.
Rudyard Kipling

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

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

When it comes to luck, you make your own.
Bruce Springsteen

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

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

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

There's nothing cooler than being woken up by James Bond [on a good luck call from Sean Connery]
Andrew Murray

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

'My self-image it still isn't that alright. No matter how famous I am, no matter how many people go to see my movies, I still have the idea that I'm that pale no-hoper that I used to be. A pale no-hoper that happens to be a little lucky now. Tomorrow it'll be all over, then I'll have to go back to selling pens again.'
Johnny Depp

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

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

I have loved being a tennis player, I am lucky to have been among a great generation of French flair tennis players such as Henri Leconte.
Guy Forget

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

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Darrell Royal

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

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

Somewhere along the line I made the switch and was able to look at the bight side rather than the dark side all the time. Now I look at everything I have and think how lucky I am.
Michelle Pfeiffer

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

I was just a guy with some drums, but luckily for me I knew how to use them to get the best possible out of them.
Dave Grohl

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



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