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A Quote by Franklin P. Jones on luck

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Anybody who isn't pulling his weight is probably pushing his luck.

Franklin P. Jones (1906 -)

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A Quote by Francesca Annis on america, funny, happiness, life, and luck

It's funny, this thing about happiness. It's a commodity that was imported from America in the Fifties. I see myself simply as living my life. . . . I feel it's pushing your luck to define how happy you are.

Francesca Annis (1944 -)

Source: Interview by Richard Barber in the London Times, 30 September 1998.

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A Quote by Eubie Blake on luck

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Be grateful for luck.

Eubie Blake (1883 - 1983)

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A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on good and luck

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I have tried simply to write the best I can; sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

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A Quote by Eric Hoffer on death, good, luck, and time

A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time

Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on chance, fortune, and luck

Luck is not chance - It's toil - Fortune's expensive smile Is earned.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1350, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 95.

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A Quote by Elbert Green Hubbard on luck, purpose, and tenacity

Luck is tenacity of purpose.

Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Earl Wilson on failure, luck, and success

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.

Earl Wilson (1907 - 1987)

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on good, luck, and survival

It takes a better man to survive good luck than bad.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on accidents, cleverness, good, and luck

No accident so grave but that the clever man can turn it to some good; no luck so great but that the fool can twist it to his hurt.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales

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