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    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.

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It is the mark of an inexperienced man not to believe in luck.

It is the mark of an inexperienced man not to believe in luck.

by Joseph Conrad Found in: Luck Quotes,
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Good luck befriend thee, Son; for at thy birth
The fairy ladies danced upon the hearth.

Good luck befriend thee, Son; for at thy birth
The fairy ladies danced upon the hearth.

by John Milton Found in: Luck Quotes,
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As good luck would have it, comes in one Mistress Page, gives
intelligence of Ford's approach, and in her read more

As good luck would have it, comes in one Mistress Page, gives
intelligence of Ford's approach, and in her invention, and Ford's
wife's distraction, they conveyed me into a buck-basket.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Luck Quotes,
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As ill-luck would have it.

As ill-luck would have it.

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Happy art thou, as if every day thou hadst picked up a horseshoe.

Happy art thou, as if every day thou hadst picked up a horseshoe.

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A farmer travelling with his load
Picked up a horseshoe on the road,
And nailed if fast read more

A farmer travelling with his load
Picked up a horseshoe on the road,
And nailed if fast to his barn door,
That luck might down upon him pour;
That every blessing known in life
Might crown his homestead and his wife,
And never any kind of harm
Descend upon his growing farm.

by James Thomas Fields Found in: Luck Quotes,
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Watch out when you're getting all you want. Fattening hogs ain't in luck.

Watch out when you're getting all you want. Fattening hogs ain't in luck.

by Joel Chandler Harris Found in: Luck Quotes,
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Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Luck Quotes,
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I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

by John Heywood Found in: Luck Quotes, Work Quotes,
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