Read these luck quotes for
opinions and thoughts on this topic and draw your own conclusion as to whether
there really such a thing as luck.
"Some people seem to have all the luck. It doesn't matter what they touch,
they always get ahead. How do they do it? "
Good Luck On Your Test |
When luck comes, it comes by the bucketful.
Poems about Life |
"Luck is the residue of design."
Inspirational Quotes |
What I've known from the beginning is that success leaves clues.
People who succeed at the highest level are not lucky; they're doing
something differently than everyone else does.
Tony Robbins, MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom
Encouraging Poems |
"Usually the word 'luck' conjures up thoughts of four leaf clovers,
blowing out birthday candles or throwing coins in a pond. Never did
I imagine luck as something I could create with my own effort.
But it made sense."
Anthony Frasier, Don't Dumb Down Your Greatness
Quote of the Day |
How people see luck these days is varied and personal. Yet no one, not even the most hard-core rationalist,
is immune from using the word luck or judging something or someone to be lucky. Luck is embedded in our consciousness, if not our DNA.
Barrie Dolnick; Anthony H. Davidson, Luck: Understanding Luck and Improving the Odds
"The average person confuses success with luck. But luck has nothing
to do with it."
Dean Graziosi, Millionaire Success Habits: The Gateway To Wealth & Prosperity
"Good fortune does not happen because of luck. When someone gets
a promotion, some people see this as luck. If they took a closer look,
however, they would soon recognize how much harder successful
people have worked, how much effort they've given, and how
much dedication and commitment they've demonstrated in order
to go that extra mile."
Catherine Pulsifer, Luck Do You Have It
"Luck has the power to transform the improbable into the possible;
to make the difference between life and death, reward and ruin,
happiness and despair."
Richard Wiseman, The Luck Factor: The Scientific Study of the Lucky Mind
"Good luck! That's all I'm saying, as you sail across the sea;
The best o' luck, in the parting, is the prayer you get from me.
Edgar A Guest , Good Luck
Motivational Poems |
"Luck is what happens when preparedness meets opportunity. Opportunity
is all around us. Are you prepared?"
"The real difference, however, is not really about luck but it is instead
about taking the responsibility for creating your own luck."
Byron Pulsifer, Responsibility And Luck
Words of Encouragement |
"Luck does not happen for any reason. The majority of times you
will find hard work and action behind those that you think are lucky."
Catherine Pulsifer, What Motivates You
"To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have
a simple livelihood; this is the good luck."
"Whether it's St. Patrick's Day or not, everyone has a little luck o' the Irish
Laura Sommers, Best Traditional Irish Recipes for St. Patrick's Day
Irish Quotes and Sayings |
"Do what you say you are going to do, when you say you are going to do it.
Not when you feel like it,
but in spite of whether you feel like it or not. Every day.
Consistently and ruthlessly.
That is how you get committed. That is how you allow
yourself to ultimately become the person you want to become,
creating your own luck along the way."
Nate Bailey, LUCK: When Preparation Meets Opportunity
"When I look back over my long life; if there is one thing that leaps out
at me, it is the role of luck and chance in our lives. From this particular
string of accidental happenings all the rest followed."
"Remember that the only thing you can possibly control in your life
is you and your actions. Set goals that do not depend on luck,
other people, the circumstances around, but rather on you."
Thomas Abreu, Science of Success
"Thorough preparation makes its own luck."
Inspirational Quotes for Kids
Ain't no use as I can see
In sittin' underneath a tree
An' growlin' that your luck is bad,
An' that your life is extry sad;
Your life ain't sadder than your neighbor's
Nor any harder are your labors;
It rains on him the same as you,
Edgar A. Guest, Hard Luck
"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."
Famous Quotes |
"While the attitude that luck is the primary difference between
success and failure would be a good excuse to easily accept the
defeatist position in life, it is one that is untrue. Many, many successful people
met what appeared to be insurmountable challenges on their way to
"Luck never made man wise."
The good news is that if you build your foundation on the
pursuit of understanding your customers' jobs, your strategy will
no longer need to rely on luck."
Clayton M Christensen; Karen Dillon; Taddy Hall; David S. Duncan, Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice
Customer Service |
"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."
Discipline | |
"The critical question is not whether you'll have luck, but what you do
with the luck that you get."
Jim Collins; Morten T. Hansen, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All
"Life is luck, make it."
Quotes about Life |
"Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck that of the people."
François de La Rochefoucauld
"Lucky people meet their perfect partners, achieve their lifelong ambitions,
find fulfilling careers, and live happy and meaningful lives.
Their success is not due to them working especially hard, being
amazingly talented or exceptionally intelligent.
Instead, they appear to have an uncanny ability to be in
the right place at the right time and enjoy more than their
fair share of lucky breaks."
Richard Wiseman, The Luck Factor: The Scientific Study of the Lucky Mind
"Victory awaits him who has everything in order - luck people call it.
Defeat is certain for him who has neglected to take the necessary precautions
in time; this is called bad luck."
"Luck never gives; it only lends."
"I've found that luck is quite predictable.
If you want more luck, take more chances.
Be more active. Show up more often."
Quotes about Taking A Risk |
"You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do.
You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities."
"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."
Help To Surpass
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
Funny Quotes about Life |
To improve the odds in favor of good luck and diminish the
odds of bad luck - you will need to make some changes,
perhaps fairly profound ones, in and around yourself.
These changes interlock with and complement each other.
Max Gunther, The Luck Factor: Why Some People Are Luckier Than Others and How You Can Become One of Them
"Luck is a dividend of sweat.
The more you sweat, the luckier you get."
Top Ten Best Work Quotes |
"Luck is preparation and the more preparation one does,
the luckier that person will be."
Top Ten Quotes about Opportunity |
"There's no luck in business. There's only drive, determination,
and more drive."
"But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and
prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available
opportunity for success and concrete achievement."
"Throw a lucky man in the sea and he will come up with a fish in his mouth."
"How important is luck? Few questions more reliably divide conservatives from liberals. As conservatives correctly observe,
people who amass great fortunes
are almost always extremely talented and hardworking. But as
liberals also rightly note, countless others have those same qualities
yet never earn much."
Robert H. Frank, Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy