Luck Quotes

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.
Irish Proverbs
Poems about Life   |  

Luck is the residue of design. Branch Rickey
"Luck is the residue of design."
Branch Rickey
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  |     Effort

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
Encouraging   |  

The average person confuses success with luck. But luck has nothing to do with it. Dean Graziosi
"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
Success   |  

"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
Commitment   |     Successful

"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
Possibilities   |  

"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.  Earl Nightingale
"Luck is what happens when preparedness meets opportunity. Opportunity is all around us. Are you prepared?"
Earl Nightingale
Opportunity   |  

"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
Action   |  

"To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck."
Good   |  

Whether it's St. Patrick’s Day or not, everyone has a little luck o' the Irish in them. Laura Sommers
"Whether it's St. Patrick's Day or not, everyone has a little luck o' the Irish in them."
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
Graduation   |     Consistency

"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."
Katharine Graham
Age   |  

"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
Goals   |  

Thorough preparation makes its own luck.   Joe Poyer
"Thorough preparation makes its own luck."
Joe Poyer
Preparation   |     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
Motivational Poems

"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
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 achieve success."
Byron Pulsifer
Attitude   |  

Luck never made man wise. Seneca
"Luck never made man wise."
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."
Carl Zuckmeyer
Discipline  |     | Positive Attitude

"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
Decision   |  

Life is luck, make it. Mother Theresa
"Life is luck, make it."
Mother Theresa
Quotes about Life   |  

"Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck that of the people."
François de La Rochefoucauld
Achievement  |

"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
Happy   |     Ambition

"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."
Roald Amundsen
Time   |  

Luck never gives; it only lends. Swedish Proverb
"Luck never gives; it only lends."
Swedish Proverb
Proverbs   |  

"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
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."
Barbara Bush
Friendship   |  

"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
Thinking  |     Help To Surpass

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
Thomas Jefferson
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
Change  |

"Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get."
Ray Kroc
Top Ten Best Work Quotes   |

"Luck is preparation and the more preparation one does, the luckier that person will be."
Catherine Pulsifer
Top Ten Quotes about Opportunity  |

There's no luck in business. There's only drive, determination, and more drive. Sophie Kinsella
"There's no luck in business. There's only drive, determination, and more drive."
Sophie Kinsella
Determination   |

"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."
Ibrahim Babangida
Leadership   |

"Throw a lucky man in the sea and he will come up with a fish in his mouth."
Arab Proverb
Funny  |

"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
Work   |  

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