Luck Quotes

Luck Quotes

Luck is when opportunity knocks and you answer. – Author Unknown

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”  – John Quincy Adams

“When a man’s willing and eager, the gods join in.” Aeschylus

“Chance favors those in motion.”  James H. Austin

“Good luck needs no explanation.” Shirley Temple Black

“The champion makes his own luck.” Red Blaik

“To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.” Edward de Bono

 “It is hard to detect good luck – it looks so much like something you have earned.”  Frank A. Clark

“Men of action are favored by the Goddess of Luck.” – George S. Clason

believe in luck quote

“We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?”   Jean Cocteau

“All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck, who keeps right on going, is the man who is there when the good luck comes, and is ready to receive it.” Robert Collier

“Opportunity is sometimes hard to recognize if you’re only looking for a lucky break.” Monta Crane

“Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.”  John Dewey

“Men have made an idol of luck as an excuse for their own thoughtlessness.” Democritus

“Luck is not chance- It is toil. Fortune’s expensive smile is earned.”  Emily Dickinson.

“Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Fortune always will confer an aura of worth, unworthily; and in this world the lucky person passes for a genius.” – Euripedes

“God does not play dice with the universe” Albert Einstein.

“The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a man is lucky to get out of it alive.” W. C. Fields

“A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.” Jean De La Fontaine

“Luck’s always to blame.” Jean de la Fontaine

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.” Benjamin Franklin

“Luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it.” Samuel Goldwyn

“When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky.”  Dr. Armand Hammer

“Some folk want their luck buttered.”  Thomas Hardy

“Life is a lottery that we’ve already won. But most people have not cashed in their tickets.” Louise L. Hay

“I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they’re good or there because they’re lucky.”  Katharine Hepburn

“Some people have all the luck, and they are the ones who never depend on it.”  Bob Ingham

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

“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

“Those who have succeeded at anything and don’t mention luck are kidding themselves.”  Larry King

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” Ray Kroc

“If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?” Stanislaw J. Lec

“Each misfortune you encounter will carry in it the seed of tomorrow’s good luck.” Og Mandino

“Our mistakes don’t make or break us – if we’re lucky, they simply reveal who we really are, what we’re really made of.” Donn Moomaw

“A little government and a little luck are necessary in life; but only a fool trusts either of them.” P.J. O’Rourke

“Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast. In the stream where you least expect it, there will be fish.” Ovid

“A man on a date wonders if he’ll get lucky. The woman already knows.” Monica Piper

“If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.” Proverb

Lucky day proverb

“The day you decide to do it is your lucky day.”  Japanese Proverb

“When luck enters, give him a seat!” Jewish Proverb

“No one is luckier than him who believes in his luck” German Proverb

“Luck never gives; it only lends.” Swedish Proverb

“With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well, too.” Yiddish Proverb

“Luck is the residue of design.” Branch Rickey

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Darrell Royal

“Call it luck, smart work, random chance, or call it the meeting of preparation and chance; whatever you call it, why not seek to have more of it?”  Mary Scott

“Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.” – William Shakespeare.

“Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit.”  R. E. Shay.

“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.” Frank Sinatra

“I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.”  Brian Tracy

“Everything in life is luck.”  Donald Trump

“Fortune sides with him who dares.” Virgil

“Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.”  Orson Welles

“Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.” E.B. White

Quote about luck

“Luck is believing you’re lucky.” Tennessee Williams

“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” Oprah Winfrey

“One half of life is luck; the other half is discipline – and that is the important half, for without discipline you wouldn’t know what to do with your luck.” Carl Zuckmeyer

Baby Folklore Superstitions

Baby Superstitions

Superstitions about babies – make sure the baby achieves success. Auspicious gemstones for infants. Superstitions about caul found on some babies at birth.

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Gambling Superstitions

List of common Gambling Superstitions in the West and China. The Chinese patron god of gamblers. The Patron Saint of Gamblers.

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Pi Xiu

Pi Xiu also known as Pi Yao or Tian Lu is a Chinese mythical animal. Pi Xiu has a great hunger for wealth and is very auspicious!

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Leprechaun

The leprechaun is one of the most popular lucky symbols associated with Ireland and St. Patrick’s Day. The folklore of leprechauns and how they got rich.

Superstitions about Clothes

Clothing Superstitions

Discover some common clothing superstitions: Why wear polka dots? Shoe superstitions, superstions about buttons; do you have a lucky button?

broom symbolism

Broom

Broom and sweeping superstitions. When not to sweep. How to sweep for good luck. Sweeping over someone’s feet. Jumping the broom meaning.

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Foo Dogs

Foo dogs also called Fu dogs is another name for the Chinese Guardian Lions. The meaning and symbolism of the Foo dogs is all about protection.

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Smudge Stick

The smudge stick is used to get rid of negative energy in your home and in yourself. Smudging is an easy and effective method to purify your home.

Garden Gnomes

Garden Gnomes – Symbolism and Meaning Garden gnomes are found in millions of gardens around…

Key Symbolism

Key Symbolism and Meaning In key symbolism keys represent knowledge and success. They can open…

Coins bring luck superstitions

Coins

Sixpence wedding coin – Feng Shui Chinese Lucky Coins – Superstitions about coins – Lucky Dime, Silver Mercury – Pocket Piece

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Guardian Bell

The Guardian Bell also known as the Gremlin bell is lucky protection amulet used by bikers on their motorcycle. Read the guardian bell legend. Read more

Mole superstitions and meaning

Mole Superstitions

Moles used to be the ultimate beauty mark. Many believed moles could predict something about a person’s trait. Mole superstitions and symbolism

Ekeko prosperity lucky doll

Ekeko

Ekeko is the god of prosperity in Bolivia and Peru. The Ekeko doll is often see with a cigarette. He is a god who may make all your wishes come true.

Chimney sweep for good fortune

Chimney Sweep

To see a chimney sweep will bring you good luck. Chimney sweeps are especially lucky for the bride and groom. Read the legends of the chimney sweep

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Dreamcatcher

The Native American Dreamcatcher meaning. The dreamcatcher will help you get a peaceful sleep with only good dreams. Nightmares get trapped in the web.

Worry dolls Guatemala

Worry Dolls

Worry dolls from Guatemala are now used globally. Many claim these colorful tiny dolls work like magic. How worry dolls are used to help give peace of mind

Turkish evil eye amulet

Turkish Evil Eye

The Turkish Evil Eye protection pendant is a common amulet used in many places. This Turkish blue eye symbol is used to protect from all harmful people.

Daruma dolls Japan

Daruma Doll

The daruma doll is the red round doll without arms or legs. These Japanese dolls are used in all levels of society for success, luck and setting a goal.

touch wood meaning

Knock on Wood

Read about the meaning of the phrase “Knock on Wood” or “Touch Wood” as many say. What is the knock on wood origin? Learn how to play Tiggy Touch Wood,

Lucky wishbone superstitions

Wishbone Luck

Discover the wishbone! How to use the lucky wishbone. Try the Merry Thought With your wishbone. Why a wishbone necklace may be the perfect gift.

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Hamsa Hand

Discover the Hamsa Hand meaning. It is also known as the Hand of Miriam. Discover the Hand of Fatima meaning. Both are considered powerful talismans.

Horseshoe luck superstitions

Good Luck Horseshoe

Why is the horseshoe a lucky symbol? Which way should the horseshoe hang? Horseshoe symbolism. Horseshoe superstition.

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