30 Quotes About Luck!

30 Quotes about Luck!


When things go out of our control, we tend to take a leap of faith and just wish that luck shines upon us. It is not something we can always count on to but it is something that gives up hope to push forward a little bit more.

Here are 30 quotes about luck that can inspire you!

“Learn to recognize good luck when it’s waving at you, hoping to get your attention.”

– Sally Koslow

“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

“Beware what you wish for unless you have the grace to hope that your luck can be shared.”

– Christopher Hitchens


“Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.”

– Iain Duncan Smith

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

– Roald Dahl

“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.”

– Hunter S. Thompson

“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

“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 the opportunities.”

– Timothy Zahn

“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

“Luck always favors the brave. And you must remember that brave are the people who follow their heart; brave are the people who take chances in life. Which also means you have to say no sometimes. I believe the power of no is greater than yes.”

– Preity Zinta

“Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.”

– Eliyahu Goldratt

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”

– Dalai Lama XIV

“Luck has a way of evaporating when you lean on it.”

– Brandon Mull, Keys to the Demon Prison

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

– Alice Hoffman, Local Girls

“He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have.”

– Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“Luck is a woman. She’s drawn to those that least deserve her.”

– Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings

“The best luck always happens to people who don’t need it.”

– Robert Penn Warren, All the King’s Men

“It is not very often that an opportunity comes knocking. But when it does, you better be bathed and dressed and ready to answer its call.”

– Jyoti Arora, Dream’s Sake

“Beginner’s luck is great for beginners.”

– Robert Fripp

“Luck enters into every contingency. You are a fool if you forget it — and a greater fool if you count upon it.” “Luck enters into every contingency. You are a fool if you forget it — and a greater fool if you count upon it.”

– Phyllis Bottome

“While persistence offers no guarantees, it does give ‘luck’ a chance to operate.”

– Tom Shippey, The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created A New Mythology

“Life depends on luck, and luck depends on you.”

– Heaven Ibrahim Khan

“Luck is a strong horse; it can carry man to very distant places!”

– Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Luck is a light bulb that is switched on only once, after it switches off, it leaves a gap of regret and powerlessness”

– Jasper Rules

“Too often, we miss out on opportunities in this life because we were too busy waiting for them to fall into our lap that we missed them tapping on our shoulder.”

– Daniel Willey

“We still counted happiness and health and love and luck and beautiful children as “ordinary blessings.”

– Joan Didion, Blue Nights

“One makes one’s own luck, but you have to give the universe the opportunity to help you.”

– Amish Tripathi, The Oath of the Vayuputras

“The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.”

– Wilsin Mizner

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“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”

— Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men)

“The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.”

– Barbara Sher

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