Luck

“I think we consider too much the luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Here’s the thing about luck…you don’t know if it’s good or bad until you have some perspective.”– Alice Hoffman

“Learn to recognize good luck when it’s waving at you, hoping to get your attention.”– Sally Koslow

“The harder I work, the luckier I get.”– Samuel Goldwyn

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

“Luck is a goddess not to be coerced and forcibly wooed by those who seek her favors. From such masterful spirits she turns away. But it happens sometimes that, if we put our hand in hers with the humble trust of a little child, she will have pity on us, and not fail us in our hour of need.”– P.G. Wodehouse

“Luck is what we make it, not what is thrust upon us. You’ve shown initiative and it has nothing to do with luck.”– George Bellairs

“Beware what you wish for, unless you have the grace to hope that your luck can be shared.”– Christopher Hitchens

“Not many people have had as much bad luck as I have, but not many people have had as much good luck, either.”– Tig Notaro

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” – Ray Kroc

“My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depends on me to keep trying after I have failed.”– Mark Warner

“Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.”– Iain Duncan Smith

“The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.”– Barbara Sher

“We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want – or near enough.”– Roald Dahl

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

“Concentration attracts luck factor.”– Amit Ray

“Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come.”– Serena Williams

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it”– Thomas Jefferson

“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.”– Hunter S. Thompson

“I’ve always believed in luck. I love the fact that people can change their lives instantly.” – Fiona Barton

“You don’t get lucky while sitting in the sofa with arms crossed doing nothing. You can be lucky only when you are prepared.”– Nesta Jojoe Erskine

“Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.”– Eliyahu Goldratt

“People say they don’t believe in luck: luck is the reason the dinosaurs got wiped out and why human beings became the new dominant species on this planet.”– Stewart Stafford

“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”– Cormac McCarthy

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” – Dalai Lama XIV

“I’ve found that what most people call luck is often little more than raw talent combined with the ability to make the most of opportunities.”– Timothy Zahn“Being deeply learned and skilled, being well trained and using well-spoken words: this is good luck.” – Buddha

“The universe works in crazy ways. Your good luck will come in waves, and so does your bad, so you have to take the good with the bad and press forward.”– Nick Cummins

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.”– Benjamin Franklin

In the blink of an eye, something happens by chance – when you least expect it – sets you on a course that you never planned, into a future you never imagined.

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

Good luck is a reward for hardworking people! Bad luck is a punishment for lazy people!

The latitude and longitudinal lines of where you are born determine your opportunity in life, and it’s not equal. We may have been created equal, but we’re not born equal. It’s a lot to do with luck and you have to pass that on.

‘Luck’ is recognizing when the situation encourages build out and execution.

How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension, but we’re both absolutely thrilled and so grateful for all the love and support from everybody out there, I’m so incredibly proud of my wife. As every father and parent would say, your baby is absolutely amazing. But this little thing is absolutely to die for, so I’m just over the moon.

Good luck always comes to those who deserve it. Bad luck always happens to those who deserve it.

Success is not necessarily a matter of luck. There is no success without hard work and perseverance.

Luck never goes alone, but with risk.

Luck is just one thing you have, having God is the best thing you can have.

I find that the harder I nap, the more luck I seem to have.

Life is full of luck, like getting dealt a good hand, or simply by being in the right place at the right time.

Some people get luck handed to them, a second chance, a save. It can happen heroically, or by a simple coincidence, but there are those who don’t get luck on a shiny platter, who end up in the wrong place at the wrong time, who don’t get saved.

Luck and destiny are the excuses of the world’s failures

I’ve got much of bad luck, if I would started selling coffins people would stop dying.

I am really not that lucky. I just work harder than most people, fortune favors the hard working!

Luck’s always to blame.

Bad luck either destroys you or makes you the man or woman you really are.

Luck is what happens when hard work meets opportunity. Opportunity and luck do not mean much without ability and action.

Luck is what happens when hard work meets opportunity. Opportunity and luck are worthless without ability and action.

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

Hardworking and prudent people attract good luck. Lazy and reckless people invite bad luck.

Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward.

The day you decide to do it is your lucky day.

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.

Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.

Everything happens for a reason, luck and fate are the same thing. It just depends on how you look at life.

Life gives up those who lack the desire, initiative and will to fight for a better life, and does not help those who leave their lives to luck, destiny or fate.

Good luck is always preceded by bad luck, and bad luck can end in good luck.

Those who can withstand the pressures of bad luck, and can see and grasp the opportunities beneath bad luck are often rewarded with good luck.

Bad luck is a test of your resilience, will and perseverance, and it always gives in to determination, preparation and action.

Nobody can always be lucky or unlucky. The wise and the fool can sometimes make the same mistake.
Good luck is the child of hard work, excellent choices, better decisions and positive actions.

Bad luck is the result of laziness, bad choices, incorrect decisions and negative actions.

Good luck is not permanent, and it may become bad luck if you are carried away by the fruits of good luck.
If you count your future on luck and chance, you are likely to be unhappily disappointed.

Good luck is kind and generous to diligence, knowledge and wisdom & idleness, ignorance and stupidity will invite bad luck.

Good luck applauds responsibility, honesty and truthfulness & irresponsibility, dishonesty and hypocrisy are likely to be penalized by bad luck.

Good luck favors emotional intelligence, self-restraint, prudence & emotional illiteracy, impulsivity and recklessness are likely to produce bad luck.

People who make better choices, judgments, decisions and actions are likely to be more lucky in their lives.
The best luck is what you make for yourself – being able to see what others do not see and do what other do not do, and you succeed brilliantly and exceptionally.

Good luck does not operate in the absence of hard work, will and ability, and good luck often goes to those who do not desperately need it, or those who are not obsessed with luck.

If you spend all your life wishing for good luck, you are likely to be disappointed – good luck is attracted to those who work smartly and persistently.

Luck will change – good luck is always preceded by bad luck and bad luck often ends in good luck, and if you do not give up in the face of bad luck, you are likely to be rewarded with good luck.

Good luck is a test of foresight, self-discipline and humility. Some people are unfortunately victimized by good luck – being carried away by the fruits of good luck.

Bad luck is a test of resilience, determination and perseverance. Many people fail to withstand the pressures of bad luck and simply give up.

People learn more from bad luck than from good luck, and sometimes good luck may get you into trouble, and bad luck may save you from something worse.

People tend to blame failure or adversity on bad luck, and often fail to recognize good luck when it is waving at them.

Luck is fair and just – it provides opportunities and chances for everyone, rich or poor, and it is important to ask yourself what you would do when you are lucky.

If you choose and decide to be hardworking, determined and persistent, and you behave positively and act courageously, luck will be on your side.

Your are a lucky or an unlucky person depending on what you choose and decide, as well as how you behave and act in your life.