43 Quotes About Luck


Some people believe success is a result of luck or coincidence. These quotes about luck will remind us that many miracles happen in our life for various reasons.

“Ability is of little account without opportunity.”

“Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of a great design as of chance.”

“Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold.”

“Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.”

“Chance favors the prepared mind.”

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

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

“Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.”

“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.”

“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.”

“If one does not know to which port is sailing, no wind is favorable.”

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.”

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

“It’s hard to detect good luck – it looks so much like something you’ve earned.”

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

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

“Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.”

“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.”

“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.”

“Luck is not chance. It’s Toil. Fortune’s expensive smile is earned.”

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

“Luck is tenacity of purpose.”

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

“Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.”

“Luck never gives; it only lends.”

“Luck sometimes visits a fool, but it never sits down with him.”

“Luck was something you either earned or invented through strength of character. You had to come by it honestly; you could not trick or bluff your way into it.”

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

“Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.”

“People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have.”

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”

“Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”

“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.”

“The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.”

“The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.”

“The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.”

“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.”

“The sun doesn’t just hang on one family’s tree.”

“The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.”

“Throw a lucky man in the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.”

“What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.”

“When luck is on your side it is not the time to be modest or timid. It is the time to go for the biggest success you can possibly achieve.”

“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”

The reality of luck is that you never know when it is going to happen or where so be ready.

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