Quotation Explorer - 'Lucky'

Fate never promises to tell you everything up front. You aren't always shown the path in life you're supposed to take. But if there was one thing she'd learned in the past few weeks, it was that sometimes, when you're really lucky, you meet someone with a map. - Sarah Addison Allen
If wild my breast and sore my pride, I bask in dreams of suicide, If cool my heart and high my head I think "How lucky are the dead. - Dorothy Parker
Sadness is poetic. You're lucky to live sad moments. When you let yourself be sad, your body has antibodies. It has happiness that comes rushing in to meet the sadness.
He was my vision, my dream and I was lucky I didn’t have to share him with anyone. - Nicole Gulla
You become lucky when you prepare yourself for the opportunity. - Debasish Mridha
You get lucky when you are well prepared for the opportunity. - Debasish Mridha
Every problem can be solved, you just have to work hard enough, or sometimes be lucky enough to find the solution. - Laurie W.J.N.
You are lucky to feel sadness. - John O'Callaghan
Not everyone gets to do what they love, be good at it, and get paid for it. If you do, you're lucky. - Britt Holewinski
Sometimes, you don't get what you want the most... At other times, you're just lucky. - Sanhita Baruah
I think people that have a brother or sister don't realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there's always somebody there, somebody that's family. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Youth is an unrecoverable asset. Unless you are a hydra, lucky you. - Anca Ioviţă
I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it. - Diana Princess of Wales
It struck me then that perhaps the bareness and wrongness of the world was an illusion; that things might still be real, and right, and beautiful, even if I could not see them - that if I stood in the right place, and was lucky, this might somehow be revealed to me. - Helen Macdonald
We spend lots of time in nurturing relationship,some person are lucky enough to do it for deserved ones but most of us are unlucky because when it seems we have nurtured very patiently and carefully, we end up with wrong person. That's Life... - Amit Aarav
Sometimes we are lucky enough to know our lives have been changed, to discard the old and embrace the new and run headlong down an immutable course. It happened to me... on that summer's day when my eyes were opened to the sea.
If we are lucky, we can give in and rest without feeling guilty. We can stop doing and concentrate on being. - Kathleen Norris
...real loneliness is having no one to miss. Think yourself lucky you've known something worth missing. - Emma Donoghue
If you are a boat and your lake is frozen, what can you do? You will wait for the spring! We are lucky that we are humans, we don’t have to wait for the spring; we can break the ice if necessary, we can use fire to open our way! Nothing can stop the mind if the mind decides to move to his target! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The lucky people that end up doing what they love even find out somethings that they don't love it as much as they thought. - E. A. Davis
How lucky are you that you are alive today? Don’t forget to live. Choose to live beautifully; it will define your destiny. - Debasish Mridha
If you are lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you - irak.ibrahim hussain didi
Isn't it lucky? - James Patterson
I do not have a disability, I have a gift! Others may see it as a disability, but I see it as a challenge. This challenge is a gift because I have to become stronger to get around it, and smarter to figure out how to use it; others should be so lucky. - Shane E. Bryan
You write once and you can call yourself a writer, but it takes three novels before you can call yourself a novelist. The first two could have just been lucky. One day, I will finish my third, and one day, I will be a novelist. - Michael Kroft
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
I miss him for all the things he forgot to see in himself & if im lucky fate will help us rekindle a flame that never got set alight in the first place. - Nikki Rowe
be bold to face the battle, if you win then you are lucky and if you loose then you will be wise.... - Adedayo kinjerry
You eat canned tuna fish and you absorb protein. Then, if you're lucky, someone give you Dover Sole and you experience nourishment. It's the same with books. - Lois Lowry
Hurry up! Do it get it done. You got work to do. Don’t put this off and don’t take the long view. Life is today and tomorrow, and if you are lucky, may be next week. - Garrison Keillor
America's health care system is second only to Japan, Canada, Sweden, Great Britain, well ... all of Europe. But you can thank your lucky starts we don't live in Paraguay! - Matt Groening
Ultimately what I like about reading together is that we all make it happen together. Of course even amid shared experience we’re still alone… each reading of each book is unique. But what a comfort it is to share readings and experiences. How lucky we are when we get to be alone together. - John Green
A friend once said his father use to say "I don't want to be a millionaire I just want to live like one" if we could all be so lucky. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
If any woman opens her legs for you, don't feel so lucky to be fed with nonsense, she has been a bitch for a long time, and now its your own turn to get a share from her itching tunnel. - Michael Bassey Johnson
One minute you've got a lucky star watching over you and the next instant it's done a bunk. - Salman Rushdie
My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky. - Alan Moore
Tristan and Isolde were lucky to die when they did. They'd have been sick of all that rubbish in a year. - Robertson Davies
Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Powell knows what I am going to say even before I say it maybe even before I have thought it and that is very rare. You are lucky if you meet someone like that once in your life. - Emeric Pressburger
And I fear that my place gets taken by some other one, very lucky and not too shy, who flirts with your eyes while I’m the one who’s crazy about them. - Nizar Qabbani
You freaking bit me," I said, my voice hoarse. "You're lucky I don't call animal control. - Jayde Scott
A man on a date wonders if he'll get lucky. The woman already knows.
The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.
If you have two friends in your lifetime, you're lucky. If you have one good friend, you're more than lucky. - S.E. Hinton
There are few things better than losing yourself in a book. And if you're lucky enough to have that adventure continue in a series, it's like chocolate ganache on the icing on the cake. - Richelle E. Goodrich
You can chase love. If you are lucky enough to catch it…is it really yours? - Brian MacLearn
I go from stool to stool in singles bars hoping to get lucky, but there's never any gum under any of them.
What a glorious garden of wonders the lights of Broadway would be to anyone lucky enough to be unable to read.
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies. - P. G. Wodehouse
If you are a kind person and love animals, you may be lucky enough to find the Magic Valley. There you will discover a land where snow leopards play and mountains smile. I should tell you, though, that it will be a very hard journey. But I should also tell you that it is well worth the effort. - Helen Freeman
The lucky ones are those who take every opportunity and turn every life experience onto truth seeking adventure. They end up full filled with deeper dimensions of pleasure and spirit satisfaction.~Inspired by: Rania Rageh~ - Sameh Elsayed
To build a better world we need to replace the patchwork of lucky breaks and arbitrary advantages that today determine success...with a society that provides opportunities for all. - Malcolm Gladwell
You Hang on to your pain like it means something; like it's worth something. Well, let me tell you, it's not worth shit, so let it go. Infinite Possibilities and all you can do is whine.""Well, what am I supposed to do?""What do you think? You can do anything, you lucky bastard; You're alive! - Nancy Oliver
Has anyone supposed it lucky to be born? I hasten to inform him or her that it is just as lucky to die, and I know it. - Walt Whitman
Try to be happy within the context of the life we are actually living. Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own minds, we can help ourselves. - Wayne Coyne
And lucky indeed is the writer who has grown up in Ireland, for the English spoken there is so amusing and musical. (How to Write with Style. Essay, 1985) - Kurt Vonnegut
Weeping for the dead's a waste of breath -they're lucky, they can't die again. - Tony Harrison
I'm not unlucky at love, just incredibly lucky with celibacy. - Tim Heaton
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man. - Charles Dickens
Opportunities are like night owls. They like to streak naked and howl at the moon. A lot of success in life comes down to luck. So put yourself in a position to get lucky. Because you know what happens if you don't go out? Nothing. - Ari Gold
...all his thoughts were of how lucky he was to inhabit such a beautiful earth, how lucky he had been to solve his problems with music, and how pleasant it was to look forward to another night of sleep and another day tomorrow, and the fresh morning, and the light that returns with the day. - E.B. White
Dalí painted melting clocks. I suppose if he'd asked around first, quizzed people if they wanted to see a picture of a melting clock, the answer might have been something obvious, like 'Clocks don't melt!' But, lucky for us, Salvador didn't care what anyone else thought. You use what moves you. - Laura Ruby
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away. - Stephen Hawking
These places I traveled through, they were a lot like the people I knew. Some abodes I muddled about for a day or two, others entertained my thoughts for a year or a few. Each place and person gave me wisdom or growth, and, if I was lucky, sometimes I'd get both. - Hubert Martin
The dead souls will say, how lucky are the living souls. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The only thing your life teaches you is how to live your life. And that’s only if you’re very lucky. And you listen very hard. - Mark Slouka
I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them. - Audrey Hepburn
When I am ready for the opportunity, I get lucky. - Debasish Mridha
I'm lucky I'm a comedian, 'cause otherwise my life would just be a series of undocumented low points. - Kyle Kinane
I feel lucky for my upbringing and tremendous adversity, which made me so successful, now I like to devote my life to improve lives of others, who are facing adversity every day. - Debasish Mridha
I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been lucky. - Oprah Winfrey
I think when I work 14 hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky. - Armand Hammer
I remember that I did feel, starting my mini-tour, the resident anxiety you develop when you know you've been too lucky; at any moment, maybe next Tuesday afternoon, I would be stricken with something unbearable. - Carol Shields
Lucky nation is the one who has at least one great progressive revolutionary man in its history! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Some children were lucky enough to have their Potter novels banned by witch-hunting school boards and micromanaging ministers. Is there any greater job than a book you're not allowed to read, a book you could go to hell for reading? - Ann Patchett
How lucky we are! We are singing our songs, dancing our dances, and living our lives. - Debasish Mridha
Parents need to be lucky to be good in parenting; children have to be lucky to have great parents! - Amit Chatterjee
Wherever I wander off to, when I draw, when I paint, I get my life back. I am lucky that I am an Artist. - Hiroko Sakai
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
There are those who live and die giving love, without receiving any. And those who live life just taking, never giving. So the universe gives a boon to a few lucky souls: Who they love will love them back—all their lives. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Arguing with one's self is beneficial.Out of all the million voices in my head screaming for your death, you're lucky I heeded the one that wants to spare you this time. - Kevin Bascon
I wonder if you know how special you are; I wonder if you know how precious you are; I wonder if you know how lucky I am to have you in my life; I love you so much. - Hassan Ali
We are but a speck in the Universe Oh, but what a lucky speck to be... - Kehinde Sonola
Achieving accomplishments without first making a sacrifice to gain them does not make you accomplished. That just makes you a lucky bastard. - Adam Copeland
If you are lucky, there is a moment in your life when you have some say as to what your currency is going to be. I decided early on it was not going to be my looks. - Amy Poehler
Everyone is taught that angels have wings - the lucky ones of us find that they have 4 paws. - Jury Nel
The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have. - Henry James
And from the look on his face I could see he was one of the lucky ones, one of those people who like doing what they're good at. That's rare. When you see that in a person, you can't miss it. - David Wroblewski
Humans and their wars. You call me monster, , but look what you've gone and done to one another! Good riddance to you now and, if I'm lucky, forever. Have your war. I'll have my radish stew. - Aaron Burdett
I finally understand. Cancer is not a gypsy curse. It's a huge smashing wave. It catches you and drags you out. And anybody can be spit back up, and anybody can drown. -The Lucky Place - Zu Vincent
A boy would sit with you all night, and count the stars. However, a real man would toil under the sun and build you a little universe. The difference - one builds a fantasy, other fulfills it. And, lucky are those who get both these qualities in one person. They get to experience the magic of love. - Saru Singhal
I count myself lucky, having long ago won a lottery paid to me in seven sunrises a week for life. - Robert Brault
We are lucky because we still have a magnificent temple called nature where we can find peace of mind in it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I've seen and swam and climbed and lived and driven and filmed. Should it all end tomorrow, I can definitely say there would be no regrets. I am very lucky, and I know it. I really have lived 5,000 times over. - Benedict Cumberbatch
Choose your friends with caution, plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. - Michael A. Johnson
You are the most lucky person in the world, only if you BELIEVE so. - Nitesh Aggarwaal
If a man who can’t count finds a four leaf clover, is he lucky? - Stanisław Lem
I was a late bloomer. But anyone who blooms at all, ever, is very lucky. - Sharon Olds
The best friend you can have, is one who is there always for you.If lucky you have one or two human onces but even more the one between covers a book, which will never hurt,insult or betray you and always there for you to be. - Miroslava Rozman Novakovic
Seasons change, so do cities. People come into your life and people go, but it's comforting to know: the ones you love are always in your heart and if you're very lucky, a plane ride away. - Michael Patrick King
No man ever truly possesses a woman, anyhow," said Gidas moodily. "He has her body for a time if he's lucky, but only the most fleeting glimpse into her soul." Gidas was a poet, or wanted to be. - Guy Gavriel Kay
It is not a lucky word, this name "impossible"; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths. - Thomas Carlyle
Some feel lucky, if they haven't got to be happy, as they don’t like their frame of mind to be unravelled and prefer to be left well enough alone. ( "C’est quand le bonheur ?" ) - Erik Pevernagie
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
How lucky I am to lose sleep over such a work of art. - Taylor Patton
Capitalism: Teach a man to fish, but the fish he catches aren't his. They belong to the person paying him to fish, and if he's lucky, he might get paid enough to buy a few fish for himself. - Karl Marx
If you have time to chatter,Read books.If you have time to read,Walk into mountain, desert and ocean.If you have time to walk,Sing songs and dance.If you have time to dance,Sit quietly, you happy, lucky idiot. - Nanao Sakaki
Everyone is running from something. But if we’re lucky, really lucky, fate intervenes and presents an opportunity to conquer our fears. Only then, if triumphant, can a destiny bestowed become a destiny fulfilled. - Rome Sims
Now if a man thus favoured died as he has lived, he will be just the one you are looking for: the only sort of person who deserves to be called happy. But mark this: until he is dead, keep the word "happy" in reserve. Till then, he is not happy, but only lucky... - Herodotus
People don’t really have much of a choice when the heart falls. I’m lucky enough that mine just so happened to fall for you, Misty.—Dylan to Misty in, When the Heart Falls - Kimberly Lewis
It is still this moment and that will be true of every moment that follows, assuming this moment ever ends, which, if I am lucky, it won't. - Justin Taylor
I’ve been lucky enough to cross paths with these angels who seem to brush the dust off my wings so effortlessly. These wonderful people I don’t and will never know. I want to be one of them. I want to be many of them. Radiating, resonating, finding lost souls and then exhaling magic. - Hillary Wen
'Tell Suzie she's a lucky cat.' Have sexier words ever been spoken? - Ally Carter
I am not smart, I pay attention.I am not considerate, I listen.I am not patient, I make time. I’m not lucky, I work hard. - Mark W. Boyer
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