Quotes about Luck
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• Fortune favors the brave.
—Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC)
• Fortune cannot favor those who do nothing.
—Sophocles (496 BC - 406 BC)
• You can take it as understood that your luck changes only if it's good.
—Ogden Nash (1902-1971)
• My formula for success? Rise early, work late, strike oil.
—John Paul Getty (1892-1976)
• I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
—Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
• I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
—Oprah Winfrey (b. 1954)
• To get it right, be born with luck, or else make it. Never give up.
—Ruth Gordon (1896-1985)
• I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
—Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)
• Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.
—Ovid (43 BC - 18 AD)
• Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.
—Orson Welles (1915-1985)
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• Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
• The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
—Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)
• The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
—Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938)