Luck quotes page 3
Luck for the fools and chance for the ugly.
The inability to align to money and abundance is not a misfortune. Nor is it necessarily bad
luck, or a sad karma you've been shouldered with. More often than not, a lack of money is
the result of errors in the finetuning of the buttons and knobs that make up the real you and
your grand plan.
See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck.
Not many people in this world are as lucky as I've been. Although, if you do see me in a
restaurant, please, just let me eat my dinner.
Bad luck rots and in the end one rejoices.
African proverb, Bemba
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.
When luck offers a finger one must take the whole hand.
Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.
There is no such thing as luck; there is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with
a statistical universe.
Robert A. Heinlein
Better luck than knowledge.
Luck and laziness go hand in hand.
What to do if you find yourself stuck in a crack in the ground underneath a giant boulder you
can't move, with no hope of rescue. Consider how lucky you are that life has been good to
you so far. Alternatively, if life hasn't been good to you so far, which given your current
circumstances seems more likely, consider how lucky you are that it won't be troubling you
For a lucky man the pot boils without fire.
Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.
In short, they were gambling on their luck, and luck is not to be coerced.
Go and wake up your luck.
Each misfortune you encounter will carry in it the seed of tomorrow's good luck.
Luck is like women who like fools best.
It is the mark of an inexperienced man not to believe in luck.
Luck without sense is a perforated sack.
Ill luck comes by pounds and goes away by ounces.
Risk means "shit happens" or "good luck."
I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
Luck is believing you're lucky.
"Nearly" only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades.
Above all, he liked it that everything was one's own fault. There was only oneself to praise or
blame. Luck was a servant and not a master. Luck had to be accepted with a shrug or taken
advantage of up to the hilt. But it had to be understood and recognized for what it was and
not confused with a faulty appreciation of the odds, for, at gambling, the deadly sin is to
mistake bad play for bad luck. And luck in all its moods had to be loved and not feared.
Ian Fleming, Casino Royale
Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
Michel de Montaigne
The only thing that I have done that is not mitigated by luck, diminished by good fortune, is
that I persisted, and other people gave up.
Luck has a way of evaporating when you lean on it.
Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
It's a sad day when you find out that it's not accident or fortune but just yourself that kept
things from you.
You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don’t help.
Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes
Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.
F. Scott Fitzgerald