Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Luck.

The repository contains 18 quotes in the category “Luck.”

I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.

P. J. O’Rourke
1947 —     

Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.

Thomas Edison
1847 — 1931

The sun don’t shine on the same dog’s ass all the time.

Catfish Hunter
1946 — 1999

I have a feeling that when my ship comes in I’ll be at the airport.

Charles M. Schulz
1922 — 2000

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.

Anatole France
1844 — 1924

Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.

Titus Livy
60? B.C. — 17

Now and then there is a person born who is so unlucky that he runs into accidents that started to happen to somebody else.

Don Marquis
1878 — 1937

Luck is opportunity met by preparation -- and to be prepared or unprepared is a personal choice.

Neal Boortz
1945 —     

I’d rather be lucky than good any day.


You don’t need luck if you’re good.


Luck is the residue of design.


If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck at all.


Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Oprah Winfrey
1954 —     

It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Andrew W. Mathis

Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit.

R. E. Shay

Luck never gives; it only lends.


Luck never gives; it only lends.

Swedish Proverb