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Good luck is a lazy man's estimate of a worker's success.

Good luck is often with the man who doesn't include it in his plans.

Good luck needs no explanation.

Hope nothing from luck, and the probability is that you will be so prepared, forewarned, and forearmed, that all shallow observers will call you lucky.

I am a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it.

I don't believe in luck. We make our own good fortune.

I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else; hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.

I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on.

I have been extraordinarily lucky. Anyone who pretends that some kind of luck isn't involved in his success is deluding himself.

I must have something to engross my thoughts, some object in life which will fill this vacuum and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart.

I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest, who complained of bad luck. A good character, good habits, and iron industry are impregnable to the assaults of all the ill-luck that fools ever dreamed of.

I resolved to take Fate by the throat and shake the living out of her.

I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child, now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely.

I was thinking of my patients, and how the worst moment for them was when they discovered they were masters of bad or good luck. When they could no longer blame fate, they were in despair.

I wish I could tell you that the Children's Television Workshop and Sesame Street were thanks to my genius, but it really was a lucky break.

I would rather have a lucky general than a smart general. ... They win battles, and they make me lucky.

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

I'm hardnosed about luck. I think it sucks. Yeah, if you spend seven years looking for a job as a copywriter, and then one day somebody gives you a job, you can say, "Gee, I was lucky I happened to go up there today." But dammit, I was going to go up there sooner or later in the next seventy years. ... If you're persistent in trying and doing and working, you almost make your own fortune.

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

If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.

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