Quotes and Sayings

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Lucky Quotes

Throw the lucky man into the river and he will float up with a fish in his mouth.

~ Old Arabian proverb (submitted by Reuben M., Arad, Israel)

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

~ Seneca (Submitted by Rev. Raymond W., TopekaKansas USA)

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 (Submitted by Sterling W., North Bergen, New Jersey USA)

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

~ Maya Angelou (Submitted by Lynne T., San Carlos, California USA)

Grandfather dies, father dies, son dies—this is good fortune.

~ Traditional proverb (Submitted by Nathan C., Brooklyn, New York USA)

The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck.

~ Hector Berlioz (Submitted by Amiad K., Arad, Israel)

I was born lucky – I am always a lucky man.
~ Original saying (Submitted by Sylvanus O., Lagos, Nigeria)

Luck never gives; it only lends

~ Swedish proverb (Submitted by Leigh Anne B., Des Moines, Iowa USA)

All the luck I need lives in me, good luck is mine and I claim it! 

~ Original saying (Submitted by Rev. Aaron J., Westville, Illinois USA)

Luck is the result of total confidence manifesting in an unexpected, seemingly random manner.

~ Original saying (Submitted by Rev. Julian B., Hayward, California USA)

If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all

~ William Bell (Submitted by Kristi M., Gansevoort, New York USA)

I’ve been lucky – I’ll be lucky again

~ Bette Davis (Submitted by George O., Osaka, Japan)

Lucky to be born – always lucky.  Out of many millions of sperm comes the lucky one to be you.  That means you are lucky.

~ Original saying (Submitted by Unyime O., Cotonou, Republic of Benin)

Good luck beats early rising.

~ Irish proverb (Submitted by Rev. Saundra H., New York, New York USA)