Luck Quotes

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

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

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

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

'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

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 had been thinking about how greatness always has a hand from luck or fate. That no one ever achieves anything with their will alone. The luck or fate that helped us, amongst many others, was that my sister happened to know these two heavy metal kids David Navarro and Stephen Perkins.
Eric Avery

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

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

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

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

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

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

With the casino and the beds, our passengers will have at least two ways to get lucky on one of our flights.
Richard Branson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

I think I wanted to be on Top Gear from a fairly young age because I loved cars and I wanted to do something on telly because I loved TV. I know that Iím ridiculously lucky
Richard Hammond

It's a funny thing, the more I practice the luckier I get.
Arnold Palmer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
Samuel Goldwyn



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