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Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck.
Whatever luck I had, I made. I was never a natural athlete, but I paid my dues in sweat and concentration and took the time necessary to learn karate and become world champion.
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.
Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
I cannot live a life where I'm deprived. I'd much rather be five, 10 pounds heavier. With my luck, I'll get myself to that perfect goal weight, and I'll get hit by a bus. Then I'll be like... looking at myself from some afterlife going, 'You idiot. You could have had that agnolotti, dummy.'
When it comes to luck, you make your own.
The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.
B. C. Forbes
One must never forget that life is unfair. But sometimes, with a bit of luck, this works in your favour.
When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
E. W. Howe
I have really bad luck with my thumbs. It plagues me, actually. It drives me crazy! Both of them are very oddly shaped.
I get so disenfranchised reading the news, because global borders and lines we've created are completely unnecessary. That's just another person on the other side, and it's his bad luck that he was born there and it's my good fortune that I was born here. It's all kind of illogical.
Art depends on luck and talent.
Francis Ford Coppola
For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock.
Luck can often mean simply taking advantage of a situation at the right moment. It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.
I'm amazed that things have panned out the way they have. I always say I'm so lucky, though my mum always says, 'You make your own luck.'
I've really had good luck working with younger actors. Every younger actor that I have worked with has always been really on top of their game and fascinating to watch.
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
Joyce Carol Oates
For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
James A. Garfield
Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish.
With luck on your side, you can do without brains.
I haven't done a marathon for a long time. So we'll see. I will need good luck.
Luck really has nothing to do with human existence, since God is not a random God.
Look, sometimes, no matter how hard you try, sometimes you need a bit of luck.
Everyone has a talent. It's simply a question of good discipline, of the good fortune to have an education that meshes with that talent, and a lot of luck.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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