A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on justice, luck, and opportunity

You don't just luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Aphra Behn on luck


Sure, I rose the wrong way today, I have had such damn'd ill luck every way.

Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)

Source: The Town

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A Quote by Antonia Till on food, life, luck, and sensuality

. . . food is, delightfully, an area of licensed sensuality, of physical delight which will,, with luck and enduring tatebuds, last our life long.

Antonia Till

Source: Loaves & Wishes

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A Quote by Andrew W. Mathis on luck and superstition

It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Andrew W. Mathis

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on astrology, fate, fortune, god, luck, neighbors, and responsibility

RESPONSIBILITY, n. A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one's neighbor. In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfred Edward Housman on luck and strength

Strapped, noosed, nighing his hour, He stood and counted them and cursed his luck; And then the clock collected in the tower Its strength, and struck.

A.E. Housman (1859 - 1936)

Source: Last Poems, 1922, I5 (Eight O'Clock), st. 2

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A Quote by Adolf Hitler on luck and men


What luck for the rulers that men do not think.

Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

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