Quotes: luck

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  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
  • Good luck needs no explanation.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    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.
  • Nanette Newman
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    A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.
  • James A. Garfield
    James A. Garfield
    President of the USA 1831-1881
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    A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck - who keeps right on going - is the man who is there when the good luck comes and is ready to receive it.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.
  • Bill Buckner
    Bill Buckner
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    Baseball is a game of averages, but over a short period of time, to have a little luck going is not a bad thing.
  • Eubie Blake
    Eubie Blake
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    Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
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    Beneath this tree lies the body of John Oakhurst, who struck a streak of bad luck on the 23rd of November, 1850, and handed in his checks on the 7th December, 1850.
    Source: The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1869)
  • Carol Loomis
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    By late 1953, going to New York on vacation, I had lined up several Time Inc. interviews - and what they did was give me a lifelong appreciation of the importance of luck in getting a job.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Diligence is the mother of good luck.
  • Alex Trebek
    Alex Trebek
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    Don't minimize the importance of luck in determining life's course.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    Everything in life is luck.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
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