Luck Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old luck quotes, luck sayings, and luck proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of a great design as of chance. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit. R. E. Shay
Good luck beats early rising. Irish Proverb
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. Samuel Goldwyn
Nothing happens by chance, my friend... No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing, and such a meaning behind this. Part for you, part for me, may not see it all real clear right now, but we will, before long. Richard Bach
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. Maya Angelou
Luck is the idol of the idle. Proverb
Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known. Garrison Keillor
Luck is tenacity of purpose. Elbert Hubbard
Chance favors the prepared mind. Louis Pasteur
The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. Edward Gibbon
Ability is of little account without opportunity. Lucille Ball
Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered. William Shakespeare
If one does not know to which port is sailing, no wind is favorable. Seneca
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. Barbara Sher
Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it. unknown
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty. James Russell Lowell
A lucky man is rarer than a white crow. Juvenal
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. Charles Spurgeon
Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold. Yiddish Proverb
Throw a lucky man in the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth. Arab Proverb
Luck sometimes visits a fool, but it never sits down with him. German Proverb
Men have made an idol of luck as an excuse for their own thoughtlessness. Democritus
The champion makes his own luck. Red Blaik