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The Best Quotes About Luck 

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Updated June 14, 2019 291 votes 116 voters 24.4k views

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A list of the best luck quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous luck quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic luck quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational luck quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about luck?" and "What are inspirational luck quotes?"

This list includes notable luck quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest luck quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite luck sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. Douglas MacArthur
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The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. Barbara Sher
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I am a great believer in luck and the harder I work the more of it I have. Stephen Leacock
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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
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Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.
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Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity. Oprah Winfrey
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Shallow people believe in luck and in circumstances; Strong people believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct. Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld
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I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson
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Luck's always to blame. Jean de La Fontaine
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The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck. Tony Robbins
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Luck seeks those who flee and flees those who seek it.
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Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold.
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Luck is tenacity of purpose. Elbert Hubbard
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In short, luck's always to blame. Jean de La Fontaine
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Luck is the idol of the idle.
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When God throws the dice are loaded.
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Luck is a very good word if you put a P before it.
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There is death in the pot. -- 2 Kings 4:40
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The lot is cast into the heap, but the whole disposing there of is of the Lord.
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The Goddess Fortune is the devil's servant, ready to kiss any one's ass. William Blake
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Luck marches with those who give their very best H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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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 Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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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
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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