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Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.

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Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.
All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck - who keeps right o...
Luck always seems like it belongs to someone else.
All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck -- who keeps right ...
All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck -- who keeps right...
Art depends on luck and talent.
The man who wins is the average man,
Not built on any particular plan;
Not blessed with any ...
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Mr. Gibbs: Curse you for breathin' ya slack-jawed idiot. Mother's love. Jack. You should know better...
Success doesn't depend upon luck,but luck depends upon success.
Those are the bad guys, right?”
“Depends on who wins, I guess.
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
I thought it was her wicked stepmother who poisoned her...'
'...Turned out the wicked stepmothe...
I base my calculations on the expectation that luck will be against me
Do you always ask me the same questions you ask him?"

"It depends on whether or not I get...
After Proposition 200, it seems everything is against the migrant. It's racist. Everything seems to ...
A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence.
to live in this world

you must be able
to do three things
to love what is morta...
A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence.
It's both, it all depends on how you choose to live it. Forever is always changing.'

Who always only dreams of luck shouldn’t be surprised if he oversleeps it.
So nothing is ever good or bad unless you think it so, and vice versa. All luck is good luck to the ...
There was one man stood above the rest, surrounded and engulfed within his own delusions of grandeur...
At first sight it seems to me that the question of who would examine the sale of Bass is open. It de...
It always depends on how it's done - it mustn't be overtly exhibitionist.
At first sight it seems to me that the question of who would examine the sale of Bass is open. It de...
Waynesburg is a solid team. I don't want to jinx it, but it seems we always play well against them.
The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.
The best luck always happens to people who don't need it.
Progress depends on the unreasonable man.
It depends on the rarity and who carved it.
What is it really like to be engaged?" asked Anne curiously.

"Well, that all depends on ...
There will always be something to ruin our lives, it all depends on what or which finds us first. We...
Luck, normalcy, fate ... none of those seemed to be on our side. Our very being together went agains...
You always have to remember your place. You can be close to the person, but you must know who you ar...
Whatever I learned,
Whatever I knew,
Seems like those faded years of childhood that flew,<...
It all depends on how you choose to live it. It's like forever, always changing.
I walk through the seasons and always the birds
are singing and screaming and keening for love<...
It always seems to be the hole in the dike.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind...
The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself.
I should like to be remembered as the man who raised a voice against... placing limitations on the f...
When all seems to be against you, remember, a ship sometimes has to sail against the current, not wi...
I've always believed you make your own luck. I wouldn't say I had bad luck today. I just didn't exec...
Whether I shall be unfortunate depends also on others; whether I shall be unhappy depends only on my...
I've always had better luck learning things on my own. And I really love the challenge of doing ...
I think it would be surprising if my name was on it. It?s always the same guys. A guy on the third l...
A hero is someone who rebels or seems to rebel against the facts of existence and seems to conquer t...
Why are all the artists so dead-set on distorting? It seems to be a reaction against photography, bu...
Day to day, I always wear eyeliner on my top lid and mascara. I like to do my own makeup, it depends...
Nothing seems impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.
Which is preferable? It depends on who you ask here.
You did a politics project on a government that got overthrown on the due date? Man, did anybody eve...
I have always felt this
And I, I could never hear it
So I turned it up
And turned it...
I have always been on the side of the heretics, against those who burned them, because the heretics ...
He is a man, who is to be a man, the fruit is always present in the seed.
The innocent should never have to suffer from the battles of others. (Valerius)
I know, but it ...
Seems, madam!
Nay, it is; I know not "seems".
Explanations are relative in the sense that their validity always depends...on how the thing to be e...
Be who you want to be not what others think you should be.

I had some crumpets with Lady Harbury, who seems to me to be living entire...
Seems like people always want to think they're doomed. It brings them some kind of black comfort, I ...
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his job depends on not understanding it.
No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on the proper occasions."
Henry Ward Beecher
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping ...
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping ...
A self-made man is one who believes in luck and sends his son to Oxford.
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The always-on economy, by definition, depends upon continuous energy.
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The...
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Choices are what either drives a man to madness or strengthens him; it depends on the man's previous...
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. The m...
Life depends on how you want it to be.
It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
Caruso played well tonight, as he always seems to do against us.
I may seem secure. I could have it made . . .
You might think you see a lucky man who made the g...
In this treacherous world
Nothing is the truth nor a lie.
Everything depends on the color<...
Mike is everybody's friend. He always seems to have a smile on his face and he always seems to be th...
Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.
Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do. Lu...
It's always been there, but it's always been underground. Nothing seems to be sacred anymore. It jus...
There are so man other labels people like to assign. Where am I an insider, and where am I an outsid...
There will always be a down but also always an up, your moods depends on wich of the two you pay the...
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the...
There's so many, I can't put a finger on it. There seems to be always something around here that's a...
Is it my birthday again? Already? Where does the time go?"
"Behind us --or in front. It ...
Kind of depends on who you talk to...exactly who pulled the trigger.
Wouldn't it be great if it was somebody down on their luck who got the $365 million? Hopefully, they...
The Little Boy and the Old Man

Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon."
May be its mine bad-luck
Or yours not to get me
But I still have hope
Of being you...
It depends on you, to keep pushing forward until you win or giving in. Always choice the former.
Man, y'know, I'm a music guy. I like a lot of different things. It depends on the time of th...
Impossibility, like wine
Exhilarates the man
Who tastes it; Possibility
Is flavoreles...
Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humor. He will always use it in evidence ag...
Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humor. He will always use it in evidence ag...
Some say Twitter is overrated.
Some love it, others hate it.
I guess it depends on what yo...
So I am about to be a free man again, to wander where I please.
I find the prospect nauseating....
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Was he a good kisser, Ms. Lane?” Barrons asked, watching me carefully.
I wiped my mouth with ...


Like threads of silver seen through crystal beads
Let love through good deeds show.
Character consists of what you do on the third and forth tries.
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dea...
The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours ...
Reality isn't what it used to be.
...all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those...
You have dreamed too well, O wise archdreamer, for you have drawn dream's gods away from the world o...
The most merciful thing in the world . . . is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its c...
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In bet...
Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations" are opportunities to either advance, or stay ...
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible t...
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bend...
I always turn to the sports pages first, which record people's accomplishments. The front page has n...
You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
Fate tried to conceal him by naming him Smith.
Henry James chews more than he bites off.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life...
I like children. If they're properly cooked.
I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its s...
Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.
No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
One loses all the time which he might employ to better purpose.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
Awards are merely the badges of mediocrity.
It is sometimes expedient to forget who we are.
Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.
Many people seem to think that opportunity means a chance to get money without earning it.
Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushe...
If you get up one time more than you fall, you will make it through.
One thing you can give and still keep is your word.
Behind every successful man there are usually a lot of unsuccessful years.
Mankind's worst enemy is fear of work.
Before a man can wake up and find himself famous he has to wake up and find himself.
Analysis and synthesis ordinarily clarify matters for us about as much as taking a Swiss watch apart...
Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
The price is what you pay; the value is what you receive.
The hardest work in the world is that which should have been done yesterday.
An expert knows all the answers - if you ask the right questions.
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
Think highly of yourself, for the world takes you at your own estimate.
To save time is to lengthen life.
Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
Spare minutes are the Gold-dust of time; the portions of life most fruitful in good and evil; the ga...
Life is too short to be taken seriously.
A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
A good name, like good will, is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.
Some families can trace their ancestors back three hundred years, but can't tell you where their chi...
If a man defrauds you one time, he is a rascal; if he does it twice, you are a fool.
Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind
The guilty catch themselves.
Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-re...
It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults w...
You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea
The best answer to answer to anger is silence.
A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
People who know the least always argue the most.
If you look for the positive things in life; you will find them.
What we are doing at the moment is more that just one thing added to the rest; it is a memoir.
The human mind must believe in something, so why not let it believe what it does believe.
It is better to live richly than to die rich.
Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them
Don't mind criticism. If it is untrue, disregard it; if unfair, keep from irritation; if it is ignor...
Cheerfulness greases the axles of the world.
The shortest answer is the doing the thing.
When they took the fourth amendment, I was silent because I don't deal drugs. When they took the six...
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
I'm a solipsist and, I have to say, I'm surprised there aren't more of us.
If your children look up to you, you've made a success of life's biggest job.
A patient man is one who can put up with himself.
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
Prayer doesn't change things. It changes people and they change things.
You can buy education, but wisdom is a gift from God.
The written word can be erased - not so with the spoken word.
The good Lord gave me a brain that works so fast that in one moment I can worry as much as it would ...
Perpetual worry will get you to one place ahead of time - the cemetery.
Neurotics chase after people and jobs they don't really want, just to prove that they are like every...
The secret of success is to do all you can do without thought of success.
There is a growing suspicion that what the world needs now is a religion that will cover the other s...
Get into the habit of asking yourself if what you are doing can be handled by someone else.
One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first ti...
Faith is like electricity. You can't see it, but you can see the light.
Successful men follow the same advice they prescribe for others.
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
Catch your people doing something right and let them know you appreciate it.
There are many roads to hate, but envy is the shortest of them all.
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it ...
The man who has strong opinions and always says what he thinks is courageous - and friendless.
Friendship is love with understanding.
Your life can't go according to plan if you have no plan.
To live so that you would not be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip, is to have li...
We are born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good...
Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the t...
Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses.
One look around us ought to show that all our arbitrary measures and bounds have been clamped on us ...
Why keep on enacting laws when we already have more than we can break.
Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don't.
If you had it all to do over, would you fall in love with yourself again?
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
There is one way to handle the ignorant and malicious critic. Ignore him.
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
The bigger a man's head gets, the easier it is to fill his shoes.
Nine out of ten people who change their minds are wrong the second time too.
Successful leaders have the courage to take action where others hesitate.
You can't truthfully explain your smallest action without fully revealing your character.
Education is not received. It is achieved.
It doesn't do any good to sit up and take notice if you keep on sitting.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
People are not an interruption of our business. People are our business.
I'm not sure I've even got the brains to be President.
It's said that 'power corrupts', but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. Th...
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but with...
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, bu...
No mind, however loving, could bear to see plainly into all the recess of another mind.
Like the ski resort full of girls hunting for husbands and husbands hunting for girls, the situation...
You can do only one thing at a time. I simply tackle one problem and concentrate all efforts on what...
We don't want to start a nuclear war unless we really have to, now do we Jack?
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divi...
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
If it is true that words have meanings, why don't we throw away words and keep just the meanings?
Changing a college curriculum is like moving a graveyard--you never know how many friends the dead h...
Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sens...
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.
It's a weird year.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
The work of internal government has become the task of controlling the thousands of fifth-rate men
Too many of us wait to do the perfect thing, with the result we do nothing. The way to get ahead is ...
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
The safest way to double your money is to fold over once and put it in your pocket.
I'd take a Bromo, but I can't stand the noise.
Children should neither be seen nor heard from - ever again.
My illness is dut to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpl...
"Pathetic," he said. "That's what it is. Pathetic."
(crosses stream)
"As I thought," he sai...
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of...
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untri...
Coincidences are spiritual puns.
Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.
Few cases of eyestrain have been developed by looking on the bright side of things.
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive ...
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
Protest long enough that you are right, and you will be wrong. It is easier to admire hard work if y...
Most people pay too much for the things they get for nothing.
We always prefer war on our terms to peace on someone else's.
The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom.
Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be.
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language w...
It would take battalions of angels to protect us from our dreaded dangers, though in a long lifetime...
Make service your first priority, not success and success will follow.
Replying to the tributes paid to him at a testimonial dinner, Herbert Bayard Swope said; "I cannot g...
Some have half-baked ideas because their ideals are not heated up enough.
Prejudice is the reasoning of fools.
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Freedom is a package deal - with it comes responsibilities and consequences.
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
To be free of destructive stress don't sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is smal...
Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
A man is getting along on the road to wisdom when he begins to realize that his opinion is just an o...
So few people think. When we find one who really does, we call him a genius
Practicing the Golden Rule is not a sacrifice; it is an investment.
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
Hate pollutes the mind.
"Oh," replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, "he told me to come and see you."
Humor - the perfect relationship of the parts to the whole.
"What made the deepest impression upon you?" inquired a friend one day of Lincoln, "when you stood i...
Results are what you expect, and consequences are what you get.
You know how you hate to be interrupted, so why are you always doing it to me.
No poet sings because he must sing. At least no great poet does. A great poet sings because he choos...
Our children seem to have wonderful taste, or none - depending, of course, on whether or not they ag...
The test of any man's character is how he takes praise.
None of us are responsible for all the things that happen to us, but we are responsible for the way ...
Where we go and what we do advertises what we are.
Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes
We cannot be too earnest, too persistent, too determined, about living superior to the herd-instinct...
Create the kind of climate in your organization where personal growth is expected, recognized and re...
Excellence is best described as doing the right things right - selecting the most important things t...
It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
Communication is something so simple and difficult that we can never put it in simple words.
The intelligence is proved not by ease of learning, but by understanding what we learn.
Americans become unhappy and vicious because their preoccupation with amassing possessions obliterat...
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason ...
The idea of hunting and gathering as the best way for life has become quite popular recently, much m...
"I've had nothing yet", Alice replied in an offended tone: "so I ca'n't take more."
"You mean yo...
We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
Become aware of internal, subjective subverbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought...