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Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Everything in life is luck.
I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are.
Henry David Thoreau
It's hard to tell with these Internet startups if they're really interested in building companies or if they're just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don't really want to build a company, they won't luck into it. That's because it's so hard that if you don't have a passion, you'll give up.
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.
I am certainly not an authority on love because there are no authorities on love, just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
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
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.
Luck marches with those who give their very best.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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.
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.
I've had extraordinary good luck with my health, other than a broken elbow.
Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
Orison Swett Marden
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.
My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker.
Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
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