Most popular luck quotes
Chance favors the trained mind.
Go and wake up your luck.
The lucky man passes for a genius.
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.
Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging.
Opportunity is sometimes hard to recognize if you're only looking for a lucky break.
The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
What I'm looking for is a blessing that's not in disguise.
All blessings are mixed blessings.
When luck enters, give him a seat!
It's hard to detect good luck—it looks so much like something you've earned.
Luck is the residue of design.
The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck.
Luck never gives; it only lends.
Thorough preparation makes its own luck.
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
Luck is not chance, it's toil. Fortune's expensive smile is earned.
One half of life is luck; the other half is discipline—and that's the important half, for without discipline you wouldn't know what to do with your luck.
There is no substitute for incomprehensible good luck.
Serendipity is looking in a haystack for a needle and discovering the farmer's daughter.
It is an all-too-human frailty to suppose that a favorable wind will blow forever.
The important thing in life is not to have a good hand but to play it well.
Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.
Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
It is a very bad thing to become accustomed to good luck.
With luck on your side, you can do without brains.
Fortune gives too much to many, enough to none.
Luck never made a man wise.
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Not all luck is good, and not all good is luck.
Nobody can be lucky all the time; so when your luck deserts you in some fashion don't think you've been abandoned in your prime, but rather that you're saving up your ration.
No great achievement happens by luck.
People are lucky and unlucky not according to what they get absolutely, but according to the ratio between what they get and what they have been led to expect.
I have often noticed that when Fate has a phenomenal run of ill-luck in store for you, she begins by dropping a rare piece of good fortune into your lap, thereby enhancing the artistic effect of the sequel.
Generosity is luck going in the opposite direction, away from you. If you're generous to someone, if you do something to help him out, you are in effect making him lucky. This is important. It's like inviting yourself into a community of good fortune.
Do you find yourself in the same unhappy situation again and again, wondering where you went wrong and why it happened again? It's not always just bad luck—it may be bad ideas.
I never saw love as luck, as that gift from the gods which put everything else in place, and allowed you to succeed. No, I saw love as reward.
Good luck needs no explanation.
Luck enters into any contingency. You are a fool if you forget it—and a greater fool if you count upon it.
Every search begins with beginner's luck. And every search ends with the victor's being severely tested.
I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more I seem to have.
What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
It is so difficult not to become vain about one's own good luck.
Luck is not chance— It's toil— Fortune's expensive smile Is earned.
There's good chances and bad chances, and nobody's luck is pulled only by one string.
Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances.... Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.
Hard work and a proper frame of mind prepare you for the lucky breaks that come along—or don't.
Care and diligence bring luck.
Some folk want their luck buttered.
Luck is a mighty queer thing. All you know about it for certain is that it's bound to change. And it's finding out when it's going to change that makes you.
Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
now and then there is a person born who is so unlucky that he runs into accidents which started to happen to somebody else.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?
In creative endeavors luck is a skill.
I don't believe in luck. Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Poker is a combination of luck and skill. People think mastering the skill part is hard, but they're wrong. The trick to poker is mastering the luck.
Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.