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Definition of Luck


  1. That which happens to a person; an event, good or ill, affecting one's interests or happiness, and which is deemed casual; a course or series of such events regarded as occurring by chance; chance; hap; fate; fortune; often, one's habitual or characteristic fortune; as, good, bad, ill, or hard luck. Luck is often used for good luck; as, luck is better than skill.

Luck Quotations

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.
Winston Churchill

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.
Bill Cosby

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Benjamin Franklin

Some people, through luck and skill, end up with a lot of assets. If you're good at kicking a ball, writing software, investing in stocks, it pays extremely well.
Bill Gates
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Luck Translations

luck in Afrikaans is geluk, kans, lot
luck in Danish is held
luck in Dutch is bof, mazzel, geluk, buitenkansje
luck in Finnish is osa, mahdollisuus
luck in French is chance, sort
luck in Hungarian is szerencse
luck in Latin is fors fortis, fortuna, fors-itis
luck in Norwegian is hell, lykke
luck in Portuguese is sorte
luck in Spanish is felicidad, chance
luck in Swedish is tur

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