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Not many people have had as much bad luck as I have, but not many people have had as much good luck, either.
No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing.
The brave men die in war. It takes great luck or judgment not to be killed. Once, at least, the head has to bow and the knee has to bend to danger. The soldiers who march back under the triumphal arches are death's deserters.
I always believed in my ability, but I think in any sport you need that little bit of luck.
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.
Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
Women attribute their success to working hard, luck, and help from other people. Men will attribute that - whatever success they have, that same success - to their own core skills.
I've always had better luck learning things on my own. And I really love the challenge of doing it yourself and kind of being alone against the system.
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
With any luck, by the time NASA's space probe hits Pluto, you'll be booking a spaceflight with a privately run suborbital airline.
Talent is to actors what luck is to card players. It's not really anything; it's just a fictitious word that people have created and labeled things. Talent is like, you know, I never really believed in talent, I believed in drive and determination and preparation, but talent is sort of like luck.
Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
I believe in luck and fate and I believe in karma, that the energy you put out in the world comes back to meet you.
I think luck falls on not just the brave but also the ones who believe they belong there.
There's more to life than passing exams, and paper qualifications can only take you so far. A lot depends on luck, and on being in the right place at the right time, which was certainly true in my case.
I'm done with men... I'm going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don't think I'm made for marriage.
You need a lot of luck to find people with whom you want to spend the rest of your life. Some people manage to find their soul mate. Others don't. I think love is like a lottery.
When you look at a film like 'The Ides of March' or 'Good Night, and Good Luck' even, those are really contained pictures.
I recognize that I had a good deal of good luck in my life. I came along at a time when it was pretty easy to get a job in journalism. I went to work at CBS News when I was about 22, and within a year or so was reporting on the air.
Luck is believing you're lucky.
Saint Patrick's Day
Kids are meant to believe that their stepping stone to massive money is 'The X Factor.' Luck is great, but most of life is hard work. We do not celebrate people who have made success out of serious hard work.
Iain Duncan Smith
I give as much as I can, and it's up to someone else to turn it into a movie. Good luck to you!
John C. Reilly
Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.
E. B. White
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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