Luck Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Luck

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I remember seeing war hero Jimmy Doolittle fly a Gee Bee racer there. He was my childhood hero. Many years later, I was lucky enough to go hunting with him.
~By Wally Schirra ~


What's lucky about my career in general is that I stumbled into what every writer most wants. Not repeating myself and doing strange things has become my trademark.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


I never put my arms around John Gotti, Al Capone or Lucky Luciano.
~By Robert Stack ~


I'm a happy-go-lucky character. I'm not that miserable. But I can never let anyone into my world.
~By Noel Gallagher ~


A pitcher's got to be good and he's got to be lucky to get a no hit game.
~By Cy Young ~


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.
~By Paula Cole ~


But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.
~By Liam Neeson ~


I didn't know when I was growing up that this was a very special program, that this wasn't going on in other parts of the country. Now I realize that I was lucky.
~By Benny Green ~


To the soldier, luck is merely another word for skill.
~By Patrick MacGill ~


But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


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


There's many times this year I've sat back and thought, I'm making a living from making things up. It's the only skill I have so I've been really lucky.
~By Colin Mochrie ~


Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment.
~By Titus Livius ~


'Press Your Luck' was probably the most exciting because of the unpredictability of the game and how I won on one of the three days on the very last spin against all odds. It was one of those great unpredictable game show moments.
~By Randy West ~


Richard Burton came from the same town as me, so I thought I'd follow my nose, and follow my luck. I think I've been very lucky.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


I am extraordinarily lucky, I was born in a family of strong moral values, and in my life I was able to do what I liked best: debuts, great theatres, but above all, inner and deep satisfaction.
~By Jose Carreras ~


I was also lucky to play for an owner, Bud Selig, who truly cared about his players. He'd call me into his office once in a while when he knew things weren't going so well. And it's funny. Every time I left there I always felt like something good was about to happen.
~By Robin Yount ~


The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born so late.
~By Ovid ~


I feel lucky, happy and philosophical about it all.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


My teeth have never been touched. Why did I tell you that? Knock on wood. I've got a few scars over the eyes, a couple on the chin, a few on the beak and one across the cheek. But my luck is running out.
~By Brett Hull ~


I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't, luckily, have to bother about that.
~By Agatha Christie ~


I absolutely don't believe in anything. Full stop. Including luck.
~By Al Alvarez ~


I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.
~By James Levine ~


I was lucky enough myself to have been in Dad's Army for an episode.
~By John Leeson ~


A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


I'm one of the boys, no better than the last second violinist. I'm just the lucky one to be standing in the center, telling them how to play.
~By Eugene Ormandy ~


So, it takes a lot of chance and luck. I mean I was lucky enough to get in the program where people with the same skills never made it to the program. So keep trying.
~By Philippe Perrin ~


My only feeling about superstition is that it's unlucky to be behind at the end of the game.
~By Duffy Daugherty ~


The more I practice, the luckier I get.
~By Gene Sarazen ~


Good night, and good luck.
~By Edward R. Murrow ~


But I've got to think of myself as the luckiest guy. Robert Johnson only had one album's worth of work as his legacy. That's all that life allowed him.
~By David Bowie ~


A big part of who I am is just the way I was raised. Nobody is better than anyone else, and if you really work hard, you might get lucky and get what you want.
~By Martina McBride ~


Things are forgotten and then perhaps picked up again, if we're lucky, it lasts... if not, then it's in the lap of the gods. The important thing was to do some work that I liked and hopefully that some others might also like, whether for a minute, a week, a month, a year.
~By Tom Glazer ~


I'm just a lucky slob from Ohio who happened to be in the right place at the right time.
~By Clark Gable ~


The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie. Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation. But it just as well could have ended up rotting in film cans somewhere.
~By Kim Novak ~


I've made three musical movies which is pretty good considering that not many are made but I was lucky in other ways. I came along when independent movies were starting to boom.
~By Christopher Walken ~


Sheer luck. I was lucky to have been born with cheekbones.
~By Suzy Parker ~


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.
~By Michael Korda ~


You've got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket - you might have caught a fish.
~By Darrell Royal ~


Luckily, in my case, I have managed, by writing, to do the one thing that I always wanted to do.
~By Jonathan Coe ~


You just never know when movies are going to take off or not. The lucky thing about this was that it didn't cost a lot of money, and therefore there wasn't loads of pressure on me.
~By Sam Mendes ~


I've been lucky to broadcast some great events and to broadcast the exploits of some great players.
~By Ernie Harwell ~


I worried she might spend an afternoon chatting with me about the sights and then wish me best of luck.
~By Arthur Golden ~


The people have spoken. Their decision is sovereign. We all respect it... I wish good luck to those who will now govern France.
~By Alain Juppe ~


I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year.
~By David Friedman ~


It's a marvellous life, a gregarious life that we've had. We're very lucky in that way. Unlike writers or painters, we don't sit down in front of a blank canvas and say, 'How do I start? Where do I start?'
~By Albert Finney ~


I've never felt more comfortable in my skin, I've never enjoyed life as much and I feel so lucky.
~By Candice Bergen ~


The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.
~By Henry James ~


I've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


Maybe I was just lucky, but I had the best pregnancy, and I loved giving birth. It was just the most amazing thing, so surreal but so real.
~By Ashlee Simpson ~


I may have been lucky with some sort of intuition, but I believe in training a great deal.
~By David Selby ~


Acting has given me a way to channel my angst. I feel like an overweight, pimply faced kid a lot of the time - and finding a way to access that insecurity, and put it toward something creative is incredibly rewarding. I feel very lucky.
~By Ryan Reynolds ~


I'm open to sci-fi, but I was never a diehard fan. I have no idea why it keeps following me. I'm extremely lucky, I guess; it's a lucrative venue.
~By Yancy Butler ~


Luck is the great stabilizer in baseball.
~By Tris Speaker ~


I am the luckiest filmmaker I know.
~By Jodie Foster ~


There are a lot better musicians than me out there that just haven't had the luck to fall into everything like I have.
~By Glenn Tipton ~


I was lucky enough to get to see guys like Bugs Henderson, Jimmy Wallace, all those great Texas blues players.
~By Dimebag Darrell ~


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
~By Joseph Heller ~


I want to work for a long, long time and keep growing in my work, and if I am very lucky and very blessed, maybe somewhere along the line there will be one movie in there that becomes a classic.
~By Salma Hayek ~


Somewhere along the line I made the switch and was able to look at the bight side rather than the dark side all the time. Now I look at everything I have and think how lucky I am.
~By Michelle Pfeiffer ~


Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy.
~By Euripides ~


I am not sure how much I would like being married if I wasn't married to him. A man who likes flea markets and isn't gay? I knew I was lucky.
~By Lynda Barry ~


Everything in life is luck.
~By Donald Trump ~


One lucky shot deserves another.
~By Shaquille O'Neal ~


I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
~By Zinedine Zidane ~


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.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
~By Earl Wilson ~


I wasn't campaigning for a role in a Hollywood television series, it was a fluke. So you've got to have a measure of good luck, you really have, being in the right place at the right time.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


I was lucky enough to have the songs in my first show written by George and Ira Gershwin. Then Cole Porter wrote five shows for me.
~By Ethel Merman ~


I'm lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with.
~By Sara Paretsky ~


So it's probably eighty percent luck and twenty percent skill.
~By Chris LeDoux ~


I've been a very lucky guy. I played on championship teams. I played for Canada. I've won some awards and I'm very proud of those accomplishments. But I don't think there's anything greater than to come home and to be recognized at home. This is the pinnacle.
~By Bobby Orr ~


Most of us regard good luck as our right, and bad luck as a betrayal of that right.
~By William Feather ~


Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words to be used in a game of tennis, though these, of course, can be slightly amplified.
~By Virginia Graham ~


Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else.
~By Billy Bragg ~


Everyone wants to pluck eyebrows. I thinned them out real thin once and it just didn't look like me.
~By Denise Richards ~


But I got drafted out of high school, and my mother wasn't having it. She was like, you're not about to think that you can just play ball, because if you get hurt, you're going to be out of luck.
~By Shemar Moore ~


The one thing I seek above all else is understanding. Sometimes I'm so frustrated and I don't get it. But I'm lucky to have a good management team and people around me who explain things and answer my questions.
~By Justin Guarini ~


I do what I did as a hobby as a kid, you know, and make a living at it. And I just feel like I'm one of the luckiest guys in the world 'cuz I get paid to make toys and play with them.
~By Rick Baker ~


If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


I'm really proud of Blair Witch Project as a film, but as far as the cultural phenomenon of it - that was just weird luck.
~By Joshua Leonard ~


The lucky person passes for a genius.
~By Euripides ~


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.
~By Halle Berry ~


I keep a lucky red rag in my pocket when I bat, which has been a good luck charm for a few years.
~By Steve Waugh ~


I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you're a member for life. To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was.
~By William Sanderson ~


Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky.
~By Armand Hammer ~


I have a very good life - I'm lucky enough not to be deprived.
~By Meryl Streep ~


If you're lucky enough to draw a good horse, you still have to ride him, then the next ones.
~By Chris LeDoux ~


I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


I was unbelievably lucky.
~By Wendy Hiller ~


I'm lucky that a lot of my friends are in the entertainment industry.
~By Sean Lennon ~


I got a job immediately after leaving high school; I was lucky - three dollars a week and all I could eat, working on a vegetable truck.
~By Ernest Borgnine ~


I was extremely lucky. I had some huge crashes and yet I am still here, thanks to God.
~By Emerson Fittipaldi ~


I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.
~By Kristen Bell ~


She had already allowed her delectable lover to pluck that flower which, so different from the rose to which it is nevertheless sometimes compared, has not the same faculty of being reborn each spring.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I have been extremely lucky with reviewers and critics throughout my career.
~By Kate Smith ~


You are still lucky - you have a certain type of people who keep buying your music - but then you can get typecast and have to keep making that same music, and you can change only slightly. It's risky to bounce around and change your type of music.
~By Randy Bachman ~


I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


I should only have been as lucky as Valentino, in the movies - I didn't have to be a gigolo. In real life.
~By Cesar Romero ~

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