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Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.

Shallow people believe in luck and in circumstances; Strong people believe in cause and effect.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
I base my calculations on the expectation that luck will be against me
Luck marches with those who give their very best
What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
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.
Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.
Luck is the idol of the idle.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.
Luck? 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.
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.
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?
Luck is not chance, it is toil. Fortune is expensive smile is earned.
Chance is the one thing you can't buy. You have to pay for it and you have to pay for it with your life, spending a lot of time, you pay for it with time, not the wasting of time but the spending of time.
There is no chance, and no anarchy, in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.
The harder I work the luckier I get.
The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold.
You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
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.
Watch out when you're getting all you want. Fattening hogs ain't in luck.
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
Good luck beats early rising.
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
There is death in the pot. [2 Kings 4:40]
Fortune cannot be flattered by such fetish worship. But she can be wooed and won by hard work.
The lot is cast into the heap, but the whole disposing there of is of the Lord.
Good luck needs no explanation.
The Goddess Fortune is the devil's servant, ready to kiss any one's ass.
Men of action are favored by the Goddess of luck.
Luck is being ready for the chance.
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
Chance does not speak essentially through words nor can it be seen in their convolution. It is the eruption of language, its sudden appearance. It's not a night twinkle with stars, an illuminated sleep, nor a drowsy vigil. It is the very edge of consciousness.
It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it.
Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.
Ten years from now I plan to be sitting here, looking out over my land. I hope I'll be writing books, but if not, I'll be on my pond fishing with my kids. I feel like the luckiest guy I know.
Some folk want their luck buttered.
When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky.
Luck is tenacity of purpose.
Someone receives a promotion, gets an important assignment, makes a major discovery, or moves into the president's office. He's lucky, an envious person remarks. He gets the breaks; they're always in his favor. In reality, luck or the breaks of life had little or nothing to do with it. So-called luck usually is found at the exact point where preparation meets opportunity. For a time, an individual may get ahead by pull, but eventually someone with push will displace him. Success is not due to a fortuitous concourse of stars at our birth, but to a steady trail of sparks from the grindstone of hard work each day.
Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it.
What is luck? It is not only chance, it is also creating the opportunity, recognizing it when it is there, and taking it when it comes.
Luck is being in the right place at the right time, but location and timing are to some extent under our control.
A lucky man is rarer than a white crow.
People who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others have idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, and have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Luck's always to blame.
In short, luck's always to blame.
Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of a great design as of chance.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
I am a great believer in luck and the harder I work the more of it I have.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Luck seeks those who flee and flees those who seek it.
When God throws the dice are loaded.
Substance is not enough, accident is also required.
Luck is infatuated with the efficient.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
I believe in luck. The harder I work the luckier I get.
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.
I think the harder you work, the more luck you have.
Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.
Luck is a very good word if you put a P before it.
Success is just a matter of luck, all you need to do is ask a failure. History may be written by academics but it's rarely created by them.
Good luck is a lazy man's estimate of a worker's success.
Fortune's a right whore. If she give ought, she deals it in small parcels, that she may take away all at one swoop.
Don't you know by now, luck don't lead to anything or why you keep on moving
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?
You must first stick your toes in the water to gauge the temper but before you jump into the water you must remember the water flows and as such the temperature changes.