Friday, July 13, 2012

Friday the 13th...ehhh

  1. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.  Thomas Jefferson
  2. Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. Diligence is the mother of good luck. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish. Timothy Zahn
  5. The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. Douglas MacArthur
  6. The worst cynicism: a belief in luck. Joyce Carol Oates
  7. We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like? Jean Cocteau
  8. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca
  9. Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid. John Dewey
  10. Luck is believing you’re lucky.” Tennessee Williams
  11. People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have. Anne Tyler
  12. There is no luck except where there is discipline. Irish Proverb
  13. Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. Earl Wilson
  14. Things happen to you out of luck, and if you get to stick around it’s because you’re talented. Whoopi Goldberg
  15. 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 luck. Carl Zuckmay
  16. I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it… The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.  Samuel Goldwyn
  17. To the soldier, luck is merely another word for skill. Patrick MacGill
  18. In the long run, you make your own luck – good, bad, or indifferent. Loretta Lynn
  19. Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work. Kevin Eubanks
  20. What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one’s ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully. Victor Cherbuliez
  21. Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails until things start to go your way. Aaron Allston
  22. The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden
  23. True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. John Hay
  24. The day you decide to do, it is your lucky day.  Japanese Proverb
  25. It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned. Frank Howard Clark

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