Thursday, 1 March 2018

Luck - Quotes

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

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 only sure thing about luck is that it will change. - Bret Harte

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

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

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

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 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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