A Collection of Luck Quotes

Here is yet another collection of quotations about the nature of good and bad fortune, and what we can do about each of these. Some of them are just interesting or add a bit of humor to the page, but we hope the reader will also learn a lesson or two from the following luck quotes.

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five. - Steven Wright

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

People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it. - Frank Sinatra

Luck is how we describe the unpredicted things that happen in our lives, which makes it seem out of our control. But the truth is that we can increase the odds of something happening, whether or not we can predict the moment of the occurrence, and so we can increase the good luck we have in life. - Petro Maloni

Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have. - Ed Bradley

Diligence is the mother of good luck. - Benjamin Franklin

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

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

There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck. - Jean-Paul Sartre

Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't. - Lucille Ball

I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity. - Oprah Winfrey

Bad luck is usually just bad habits meeting what would otherwise be minor annoyances. - Greg Tress

The deepest thing in any one is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting. - Gertrude Stein

It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it. - Baltasar Gracian

Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty. - James Russell Lowell

Call it what you will, but there are times when good things happen unexpectedly, so we cannot rule out the role of chance in the good and bad events that we enjoy and suffer. On the other hand, we can arrange our lives in such a way that the bad does less harm and the good comes more frequently. - Christine Hill

For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock. - Timothy Zahn

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

A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time. - Eric Hoffer

Too many dreamers and schemers complain about their lack of good fortune as they walk by all of the opportunities that could have changed their lives. - Prince Faul

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

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

Here's the thing about luck...you don't know if it's good or bad until you have some perspective. ? Alice Hoffman

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

We should by all means look for opportunities and sudden unexpected good fortune, and even seek out those ways by which we increase their occurrence. But we should also get to work. - Julian Bertand

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