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Jean CocteauWe must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?

—  Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963, French artist

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Thomas JeffersonI find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

—  Thomas Jefferson, 1749-1826, American President [1801-1809]

NapoleonI know he's a good general, but is he lucky?

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor

Albert EinsteinGod doesn't play dice with the world.

—  Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, German-Jewish physicist

Michel de MontaigneFortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.

—  Michel de Montaigne, 1533-1592, French thinker

Laurence J PeterFortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

—  Laurence J Peter, 1919-1990, Canadian writer & educator

Eric HofferA great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.

—  Eric Hoffer, 1902-1983, American writer & philosopher

Ralph Waldo EmersonShallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances...Strong men believe in cause and effect.

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1884, American philosopher

SenecaLuck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

—  Seneca, 4 AD-65 AD, Roman philosopher

Francis BaconIf a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she is blind, she is not invisible.

—  Francis Bacon, 1561-1626, English philosopher

Francis BaconChiefly the mold of a man's fortune is in his own hands.

—  Francis Bacon, 1561-1626, English philosopher

La RochefoucauldLuck must be dealt with like health: enjoy it when it is good, be patient when it is bad.

—  La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680, French writer

Will DurantAll in all he was fortunate: he lived without working, read without writing, taught without routine, drank without dizziness, and died before senility, almost without pain.

—  Will Durant, 1885-1981, American historian & philosopher

     (on Socrates)

Calvin CoolidgeThose who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.

—  Calvin Coolidge, 1872-1933, American President [1923-1929]

NapoleonAs a rule, it is circumstances that make men.

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor

William BlakeThe goddess fortune is the devils servant ready to kiss any ones arse.

—  William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet & painter


Funny Quotes

Franklin RooseveltI think we consider too much the luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.

—  Franklin Roosevelt, 1882-1945, American President [1936-1945]


Ancient Greek

ThucydidesFortune helps the brave.

Τοις τολμώσιν η τύχη ξύμφορος.

—  Thucydides, 460-394 BC, Ancient Greek historian

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Ancient Greek phraseIf god wills, you can sail even on a mat.

Θεού θέλοντος καν επί ριπός πλέοις.

—  Ancient Greek phrase

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AgathonArt favored luck and luck favored art.

Τέχνη τύχην έστερξε και τύχη τέχνην.

—  Agathon, 450-400 BC, Ancient Greek tragic poet

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Proverbs

Yiddish proverbOne’s good luck is another’s misfortune.

—  Yiddish proverb

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International proverbFortune favours the brave.

—  International proverb

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Turkish proverbA man does not seek his luck, luck seeks its man.

—  Turkish proverb

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Movie Quotes

Dirty Harry (1971)You've gotta ask yourself one question: “Do I feel lucky?”
Well, do ya, punk?

—  from the film Dirty Harry (1971)

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