Luck is a universal phenomenon many people tend to write off in public while secretly hoping for it. Whether they want to admit it or not, people often engage in superstitious behavior to bring some luck their way or to ward off bad luck.
Whether you believe in luck or not, feeling lucky often matters more than whether we are fortunate or not. Feelings are borne from a mindset.
When we feel more confident, we take more risks, and when it turns out well, we can quickly believe that luck is on our side. To create a more positive mindset and bring luck on our side, here are 20 quotes that will help you feel lucky.
Alice Hoffman's quote: "Here’s the thing about luck…you don’t know if it’s good or bad until you have some perspective." | Image: AmoDays
"Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck." — Dalai Lama XIV
"Beware what you wish for, unless you have the grace to hope that your luck can be shared." — Christopher Hitchens
"My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depends on me to keep trying after I have failed." — Mark Warner
"The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act." — Barbara Sher
"We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want — or near enough." — Roald Dahl
Nick Cummins's quote: “The universe works in crazy ways. Your good luck will come in waves, and so does your bad, so you have to take the good with the bad and press forward.” | Image: AmoDays
"Here’s the thing about luck…you don’t know if it’s good or bad until you have some perspective." — Alice Hoffman
“Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.” — Eliyahu Goldratt
“You don’t get lucky while sitting on the sofa with arms crossed doing nothing. You can be lucky only when you are prepared.” — Nesta Jojoe Erskine
“I’ve always believed in luck. I love the fact that people can change their lives instantly.” — Fiona Barton
“The universe works in crazy ways. Your good luck will come in waves, and so does your bad, so you have to take the good with the bad and press forward.” — Nick Cummins
Roald Dahl's quote: "We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want — or near enough." | Image: AmoDays
“Luck was something you either earned or invented through strength of character. You had to come by it honestly; you could not trick or bluff your way into it.” — Patrick Dewitt
"Luck, good or bad, is the invisible play of mind upon affairs, the effect of mental aptitudes and habits which are not in sight, but which work and bring forth their due issues." — James Vila Blake
"People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have." — Anne Tyler
"The greatest advice that good luck has for you is this: 'Do not look for me. I will find you.'" — Mark Benedict
"All psychological studies indicate that a person's luck is influenced by his state of mind." — June Sawyer
Eliyahu Goldratt's quote: “Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.” | Image: AmoDays
"If one did not have at least a little luck, one would never survive childhood. But luck can be spent, like money; and lost, like a memory; and wasted, like a life." — Catherynne M. Valente
"Put P before the word "Luck" and you have the password to the attainment of all your desires." — Walter Matthews
"Bad luck comes and goes ... but I will never, never sit at the side of the road showing my wounds and shouting, 'It's destiny!'" — Jean Van Hamme
"I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often." — Brian Tracy
"I’ve found that what most people call luck is often little more than raw talent combined with the ability to make the most of opportunities." —Timothy Zahn
Barbara Sher's quote: "The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act." | Image: AmoDays
Positive quotes on luck help us to transform our mindset. They motivate us to be optimistic about our success and make us believe that we can do anything.
Even when life throws us a curveball, we can continuously tap into our positive mindset and try again. The harder we work to get what we want in life, the luckier we will feel. So go out there and change your luck!
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