75+ Best Luck Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational luck quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Luck Quotes

Not many people have had as much bad luck as I have, but not many people have had as much good luck, either. – Tig Notaro

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. – Samuel Goldwyn

Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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. – Patrick Dewitt

I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side. – Roman Payne

Concentration attracts luck factor. – Amit Ray

Luck is what we make it, not what is thrust upon us. You’ve shown initiative and it has nothing to do with luck. – George Bellairs

Throw a lucky man in the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth. – Arab Proverb

People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have. – Anne Tyler

Here’s the thing about luck…you don’t know if it’s good or bad until you have some perspective. – Alice Hoffman

My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it dependent on me to keep trying after I have failed. – Mark Warner

Luck is a goddess not to be coerced and forcibly wooed by those who seek her favors. From such masterful spirits she turns away. But it happens sometimes that, if we put our hand in hers with the humble trust of a little child, she will have pity on us, and not fail us in our hour of need. – P.G. Wodehouse

You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from. – Cormac Mccarthy

Men have made an idol of luck as an excuse for their own thoughtlessness. – Democritus

A lucky man is rarer than a white crow. – Juvenal

Diligence is the mother of good luck. – Benjamin Franklin

Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered. – William Shakespeare

What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us. – Robertson Davies

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. – Edward Gibbon

The universe works in crazy ways. Your good luck will come in waves, and so does your bad, so you have to take the good with the bad and press forward. – Nick Cummins

I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. – Thomas Jefferson

The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. – Wilson Mizner

Luck is tenacity of purpose. – Elbert Hubbard

Luck, good or bad, is the invisible play of mind upon affairs, the effect of mental aptitudes and habits which are not in sight, but which work and bring forth their due issues. – James Vila Blake

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

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Luck is the residue of design. – John Milton

Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it. – Hunter S. Thompson

Ability is of little account without opportunity. – Lucille Ball

Learn to recognize good luck when it’s waving at you, hoping to get your attention. – Sally Koslow

The sun doesn’t just hang on one family’s tree. – Anchee Min

Luck is the idol of the idle. – Proverb

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

Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold. – Yiddish Proverb

Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men. – E.B. White

The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. – Barbara Sher

Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it. – unknown

Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. – Dalai Lama XIV

Luck sometimes visits a fool, but it never sits down with him. – German Proverb

Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality. – Eliyahu Goldratteval

Nothing happens by chance, my friend… No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing, and such a meaning behind this. Part for you, part for me, may not see it all real clear right now, but we will, before long. – Richard Bach

We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want – or near enough. – Roald Dahl

Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty. – James Russell Lowell

Luck is great, but most of life is hard work. – Iain Duncan Smith

Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent. – Langston Coleman

You don’t get lucky while sitting in the sofa with arms crossed doing nothing. You can be lucky only when you are prepared. – Nesta Jojoe Erskine

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. – Maya Angelou

The champion makes his own luck. – Red Blaik

Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come. – Serena Williams

If one does not know to which port is sailing, no wind is favorable. – Seneca

Luck never gives; it only lends. – Swedish Proverb

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. – Seneca

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I think we consider too much the luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Luck is not chance. It’s Toil. Fortune’s expensive smile is earned. – Emily Dickinson

I’ve always believed in luck. I love the fact that people can change their lives instantly. – Fiona Barton

Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident. – Mark Twain

There are rules to luck, not everything is chance for the wise; luck can be helped by skill. – – Balthasar Gracian

I’ve found that what most people call luck is often little more than raw talent combined with the ability to make the most of opportunities. – Timothy Zahn

Beware what you wish for, unless you have the grace to hope that your luck can be shared. – Christopher Hitchens

Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of a great design as of chance. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

People say they don’t believe in luck: luck is the reason the dinosaurs got wiped out and why human beings became the new dominant species on this planet. – Stewart Stafford

Good luck beats early rising. – Irish Proverb

It’s hard to detect good luck – it looks so much like something you’ve earned. – Frank A. Clark

Chance favors the prepared mind. – Louis Pasteur

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

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. – Harry Golden

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. – Charles Spurgeon

The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. – Douglas Macarthur

I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it – Thomas Jefferson

The harder I work, the luckier I get. – Samuel Goldwyn

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. – Garrison Keillor

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. – Donald Trump

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. – Channing Pollock

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. – Ray Kroc

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