Luck Quotes

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Some folk want their luck buttered.
Thomas Hardy

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

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

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

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
Joseph Heller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Benjamin Franklin

I think people that have a brother or sister don't realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there's always somebody there, somebody that's family.
Trey Parker

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

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

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 find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Not every actor is as lucky as I am.
Zoe Lucker

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

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'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

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



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