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Luck Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Luck.

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Related topics: Motivational

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

I find that the harder I work,
the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

 

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
- Seneca

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good night, and good luck.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

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

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

I have a very pessimistic view of life.
You should know this about me if we're gonna go out.
You know, I - I feel that life is -
is divided up into the horrible and the miserable.
Those are the two categories, you know.
The - the horrible would be like, um,
I don't know, terminal cases, you know,
and blind people, crippled. I don't know how they get through life.
It's amazing to me. You know, and the miserable is everyone else.
That's - that's - so - so - when you go through life -
you should be thankful that you're miserable
because you're very lucky to be miserable.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Every thought you think
and every word you speak
is affirming something.
- Louise L. Hay

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

Abundance is not something we acquire.
It is something we tune into.
- Wayne Dyer

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To oppose something is to maintain it.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live down to expectations.
Go out there and do something remarkable.
- Wendy Wasserstein

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is joy in work.
There is no happiness except in the realization
that we have accomplished something.
- Henry Ford

There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done,
but only one reason, Commitment, why it can.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Life is not easy for any of us.
But what of that?
We must have perseverance
and above all confidence in ourselves.
We must believe that we are gifted for something
and that this thing must be attained.
- Marie Curie

We never NEED anything; we never NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks
for everything that happens to you,
knowing that every step forward is a step toward
achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
- Brian Tracy

The right to do something doesn't mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't
come as a result of getting something we don't have,
but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
- Frederick Koenig

To succeed, you need to find
something to hold on to,
something to motivate you,
something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
- John Wooden

One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history
rests on something spiritual.
If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history.
If it is weak, it suffers world history.
- Albert Schweitzer

If everything seems to be going well,
you have obviously overlooked something.
- Anonymous

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith:
When you walk to the edge of all the light you have
and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown,
you must believe that one of two things will happen:
...
There will be something solid for you to stand upon,
or, you will be taught how to fly
- Patrick Overton - from his book of poems: The Leaning Tree, 1975
[Widely mis-attributed to Barbara J. Winter, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, and others]

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea.
It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience,
something that never has been and never could
have been experienced by anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca


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