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Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Dalai Lama, leader
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Fools wait for a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for an industrious man. Buddha, leader
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I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have. Thomas Jefferson, president
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It's a funny thing, the more I practice the luckier I get. Arnold Palmer, athlete
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Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. Ray Kroc, businessman
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Shallow people believe in luck and in circumstances; Strong people believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Luck marches with those who give their very best H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author
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Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold. Yiddish Proverbs,
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I base my calculations on the expectation that luck will be against me Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
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Luck is believing you're lucky. Tennessee Williams, dramatist
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I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. Thomas Jefferson, president
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Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like? Jean Cocteau, director
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What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us. Robertson Davies, novelist
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Luck is the idol of the idle. Proverbs,
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The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. Barbara Sher, businesswoman
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Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
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Substance is not enough, accident is also required. Italian Proverbs,
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The harder I work the luckier I get. Samuel Goldwyn, producer
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The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. General Douglas MacArthur, general
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The worst cynicism: a belief in luck. Joyce Carol Oates, novelist
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The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck. Anthony Robbins, author
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I think the harder you work, the more luck you have. David Thomas,
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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, author
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Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it. Source Unknown,
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I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
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A lucky man is rarer than a white crow. Juvenal, poet
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Good luck is a lazy man's estimate of a worker's success. Source Unknown,
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Luck is infatuated with the efficient. Proverbs,
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I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five. Steven Wright, comedian
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Tsuki ni murakumo, hana ni kazeClouds over the moon, a storm over blossoms Japanese Proverbs,
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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. Barbara Bush, first lady
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Good luck has its storms. George Lucas, director
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I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it Thomas Jefferson, president
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Бу́дет и на на́шей у́лице пра́здник. Russian Proverbs,
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Luck is tenacity of purpose. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it. Douglas William Jerrold, dramatist
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You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it. Jimmy Dean, singer
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Poor decisions and bad luck are contingencies of most horror films. Wesley Morris, critic
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The Goddess Fortune is the devil's servant, ready to kiss any one's ass. William Blake, poet
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A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck. James Garfield,
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I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Stephen Leacock, economist
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The harder you work, the luckier you get. Gary Player, athlete
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Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure. Babe Didrikson Zaharias, athlete
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Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish. Ovid, poet
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Luck seeks those who flee and flees those who seek it. Proverbs,
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The lot is cast into the heap, but the whole disposing there of is of the Lord. Bible,
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Men of action are favored by the Goddess of luck. George S. Clason,
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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, philosopher
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It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
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The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. Bret Harte, author
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Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared. Michael Korda, novelist
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In short, luck's always to blame. Jean De La Fontaine, poet
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No one has as much luck around the greens as one who practices a lot. Chi Chi Rodriguez, athlete
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I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me. Ann Bancroft, explorer
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I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president
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Everything in life is luck. Donald Trump, president
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Care and diligence bring luck. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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She was chronologically in luck. She corresponded to necessity. Lincoln Kirstein, dancer
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Art depends on luck and talent. Francis Ford Coppola, director
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The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest. Rodney Dangerfield, comedian
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Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck. Allan Sherman, musician
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Good luck beats early rising. Proverbs,
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Fortune cannot be flattered by such fetish worship. But she can be wooed and won by hard work. Lord Beaverbrook, businessman
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Luck is not chance, it is toil. Fortune is expensive smile is earned. Emily Dickinson, poet
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Luck is being ready for the chance. J. Frank Doble,
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Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
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When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky. Dr. Armand Hammer,
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Watch out when you're getting all you want. Fattening hogs ain't in luck. Joel Chandler Harris, journalist
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Luck's always to blame. Jean De La Fontaine, poet
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The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. Channing Pollock, actor
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I agree with Sophocles: the greatest luck is not to have been born - but, as the joke goes on, very few people succeed in it. Slavoj Zizek, philosopher
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I'd rather be good than lucky. Brian Bosworth, athlete
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He's so lucky to be going out with me. Kate Middleton, celebrity
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The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden, writer
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Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves. Larry King, entertainer
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I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike? Jean Cocteau, director
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Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning. Louis Nizer, lawyer
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You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities. Barbara Bush, first lady
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When it comes to luck, you make your own. Bruce Springsteen, musician
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My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker. Woody Allen, director
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Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet. Pierre Trudeau, statesman
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My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed. Mark Warner, politician
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The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape. Alice James, writer
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Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come. Serena Williams, tennis player
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Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny. Don Sutton, athlete
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Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it. Frank Wedekind, playwright
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Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence. James Cash Penney, businessman
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When God throws the dice are loaded. Proverbs,
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Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work -- and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't. Lucille Ball, comedian
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There is death in the pot. 2 Kings 4:40 Bible,
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Good luck needs no explanation. Shirley Temple Black,
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So nothing is ever good or bad unless you think it so, and vice versa. All luck is good luck to the man who bears it with equanimity. Boethius (Anicius Manlius Severinus),
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There is no such thing as luck. It's a fancy name for being always at our duty, and so sure to be ready when good time comes. Edward George BulwerLytton,
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What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully. Victor Cherbuliez, novelist
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Luck relies on chance, labor on character. Richard Cobden, businessman
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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, publisher
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Chance is the one thing you can't buy. You have to pay for it and you have to pay for it with your life, spending a lot of time, you pay for it with time, not the wasting of time but the spending of time. Robert Doisneau, photographer
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There is no chance, and no anarchy, in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on. Samuel Goldwyn, producer
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Ten years from now I plan to be sitting here, looking out over my land. I hope I'll be writing books, but if not, I'll be on my pond fishing with my kids. I feel like the luckiest guy I know. John Grisham, writer
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Some folk want their luck buttered. Thomas Hardy, novelist
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The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck. Paul Hawken, environmentalist
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Luck is being in the right place at the right time, but location and timing are to some extent under our control. Natasha Josefowitz,
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What is luck? It is not only chance, it is also creating the opportunity, recognizing it when it is there, and taking it when it comes. Natasha Josefowitz,
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Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Elmer G. Letterman,
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Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty. James Russell Lowell, poet
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Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of a great design as of chance. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit. R. E. Shay,
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I believe in luck. The harder I work the luckier I get. Sam Shoen,
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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, musician
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Luck generally comes to those who look for it, and my notion is that it taps, once in a lifetime, at everybody's door, but if industry does not open it luck goes away. C. H. (Charles Haddon) Spurgeon,
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Luck is a very good word if you put a P before it. Source Unknown,
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Success is just a matter of luck, all you need to do is ask a failure. History may be written by academics but it's rarely created by them. Source Unknown,
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Fortune's a right whore. If she give ought, she deals it in small parcels, that she may take away all at one swoop. John Webster, playwright
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Don't you know by now, luck don't lead to anything or why you keep on moving Steve Winwood, musician
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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. Virginia Graham,
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Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film. Alfred Hitchcock, director
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The people have spoken. Their decision is sovereign. We all respect it... I wish good luck to those who will now govern France. Alain Juppe,
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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." Orlando Bloom, actor
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I see a New York where people who are down on their luck can get back on the road to responsibility, a job and dignity. Carl Paladino, politician
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I feel I'd like to share my luck and my life. Being in love is the best thing in the world. Susannah York, actress
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What's important is to be able to see yourself, I think, as having commonality with other people and not determine, because of your good luck, that everybody is less significant, less interesting, less important than you are. Harrison Ford, actor
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Nobody in the world knew about Megan Fox until I found her and put her in 'Transformers.' I like to think that I've had some luck in building actors' careers with my films. Michael Bay, director
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Nobody, from that standpoint, is any luckier than I am or will ever be any luckier than I am. It's great. Boomer Esiason, athlete
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I cannot improve on those spoken for many years by a true legend who preceded me at CBS News. He would say, simply, 'good night, and good luck.' Mike Wallace, journalist
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I did think that I had a stalker for a while. But in Portugal, luckily, my wife was there to save me. John Higgins, celebrity
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When moms and dads put their kids in acting class, good luck. Because you're just filling them with stuff they don't need yet. Anna Chlumsky, actress
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The public health of five million children should not be left to luck or chance. Jamie Oliver, chef
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I don't believe in luck. Nelly, musician
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It's hard to have any kind of luck in this business. Leighton Meester, actress
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Francois Hollande is the president of the republic, he must be respected. I want to wish him good luck in the midst of these tests. Nicolas Sarkozy, statesman
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I had great luck with Tim McGraw twice in 'Friday Night Lights' and 'The Kingdom.' I love finding off-beat casting and finding someone you know in one way and you reinvent them in another way. I like doing that as a director. Peter Berg, actor
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I've had a lot of luck. If I didn't I'd be washing bottles in Russia. Marat Safin, athlete
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I think luck falls on not just the brave but also the ones who believe they belong there. Novak Djokovic, athlete
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I would like to say I've achieved goals, but really, modeling is all luck. You're not really achieving anything. The least hardworking person with a special face can be huge and have a whole world of success. Brooklyn Decker, model
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I've had an unbelievable life. I've been very lucky. You do create your own luck too, you know? I never forget where I'm from. Whenever I pass a building site or see somebody digging a ditch, I always think, 'That's real work.' Liam Neeson, actor
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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, author
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Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known. Garrison Keillor, writer
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We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up. Christopher Morley, author
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It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned. Frank A. Clark,
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Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination. Christopher Isherwood, author
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Good night, and good luck. Edward R. Murrow, journalist
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Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on. Samuel Goldwyn, producer
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For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
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Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't. Lucille Ball, comedian
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I've had bad luck with both my wives. The first one left me and the second one didn't. Patrick Murray, actor
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It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree. Charles Baudelaire, poet
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