Thursday, 28 February 2013


A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. Its seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. Its seeing what other people dont see and pursuing that vision. - Howard Schultz

An ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom. - Unknown

Chance may throw a fortune into anyone’s lap, but what is termed luck usually is the fruit of shrewdness and persistency. - Baltasar Gracian

Good luck is often with the man who does not include it in his plans. - Unknown

I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. - Thomas Jefferson

Ive found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often. - Brian Tracy

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. - Unknown 

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

Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it. - Unknown

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

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

Luck is good planning, carefully executed. - Unknown

Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men. - E. B. White

Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny. - Unknown

Luck is the crossroads where preparation and opportunity meet. - Unknown

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - Seneca

Luck is what you have left over after you give one hundred percent. - Langston Coleman

Luck may win a few deals, but in the long run it is the better player who scores the highest. - Unknown

Lucky at cards, or lucky at life. One or the other. Not both. - Cinda Williams Chima

Most of the folks I know who have good luck seem to have good judgment too. - Unknown

Now for good luck, cast an old shoe after me. - John Heywood

Our own actions are the accidents of fortune that we sometimes place to the credit of luck or misfortune. - James Ellis

People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have. - Anne Tyler

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

Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known. - Garrison Keillor

That's all your life amounts to in the end: the aggregate of all the good luck and the bad luck you experience. Everything is explained by that simple formula. Tot it up – look at the respective piles. There's nothing you can do about it: nobody shares it out, allocates it to this one or that, it just happens. - William Boyd

The best men are not those who have waited for chances, but taken them – besieged the chance, conquered the chance, and made the chance their servitor. - E. H. Chapin

The devil's children have the devil's luck. - English Proverb

The difference between bad luck and good luck is the difference in our attitude toward circumstances and events. - Adelaide Hensley

The more you know the better your luck. - Unknown

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. - Channing Pollock

The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. - Wilson Mizner

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. - Harry Golden

The only thing I ever learned was that some people are lucky and other people aren't and not even a graduate of the Harvard Business School can say why. - Kurt Vonnegut

Thieves and rogues have the best luck, if they do but escape hanging. - English Proverb

There are no chances so unlucky from which clever people are not able to reap some advantage, and none so lucky that the foolish are not able to turn to their own disadvantage. - Rochefoucauld

There are rules to luck, not everything is chance for the wise; luck can be helped by skill. - Balthasar Gracian

There is no man whom luck or fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window. - Cardinal Imperiali 

There is no substitute for incomprehensible good luck. - Unknown

There may be luck in getting a good job – but theres no luck in keeping it. - J. Ogden Armour 
Trust your luck ... but don't forget to put out your nets! - Lloyd Alexander

When ill luck falls asleep, let nobody wake her. - Spanish Proverb

When luck is on your side it is not the time to be modest or timid. It is the time to go for the biggest success you can possibly achieve. - Donald Trump

You don't have to justify a beautiful stroke of good luck. Accept it. Smile and say thank you. - Garrison Keillor

You know what luck is? Luck is believing you're lucky.... To hold front position in this rat-race you've got to believe you are lucky. - Tennessee Williams

You just dont luck into things as much as youd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether its friendships or opportunities. - Eleanor Roosevelt

You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from. - Cormac McCarthy

You never know your luck till the wheel stops. - Ken ALstad

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