I learned from working in the fashion world that if I have a day when I feel slapped in the face, or if someone has been mean, I just have to get back up and it will be another day. I think about what I'm grateful for. I look at my kids and my husband and think, Wow, I'm a really lucky person.
It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, "They lived happily ever after" and the following quarter century warning that they'll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are entering a third era, in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know, it just might work.Nora Ephron
The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him.John originally John Allyn Smith Berryman
Famous people come up to me, but I don't know who they are because my sight is so bad. It's always at the pool of the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills when I don't have my lenses in and my glasses are in my room. ... With the number of people I ignore, I'm lucky I work at all in this town.helena bonham carter
You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.Catherine the Great
The lucky man is he who knows how much to leave to chance.c. s. forester
"We are lucky that a crisis of this magnitude only comes around once every 80 years."josé luis rodríguez zapatero
Yes, I am very lucky, but I have a little theory about this. I have noticed through experience and observation that providence, nature, God, or what I would call the power of creation seems to favor human beings who accept and love life unconditionally, and I am certainly one who does with all my heart.arthur rubinstein
There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which skill plays a role. It is like hidden parameters in physics, this ability that does not surface and that I like to call "habitual luck".stanislaw ulam
Brian said, ‘You made me look bad.’ I said, ‘You make my whole team look bad,’ He’s a great player. I was just lucky.brian urlacher
On golden chairs Sitting at ease, you paid for the songs which we chanted To those less lucky. You paid us for drying their tears And for comforting all those whom you had wounded.bertolt brecht
I think it's going to be remembered as the last major war on planet Earth, if we're lucky, if we maintain our foreign policy properly. ... It will be remembered as the last time major countries had to put people in the field and put them in harm's way. It may be the last of all human nature wars, which is a nice way to remember any kind of a war, as the last one.tom clancy
I believe that every English poet should read the English classics, master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them, travel abroad, experience the horror of sordid passion and if he is lucky enough know the love of an honest woman.robert graves
[George W. Bush] is lucky to be governor of Texas. He is unusually incurious, abnormally unintelligent, amazingly inarticulate, fantastically uncultured, extraordinarily uneducated, and apparently quite proud of all these things.christopher hitchens
We hanker to go on, even in the face of plain evidence that long, long lives are not necessarily pleasurable in the kind of society we have arranged thus far. We will be lucky if we can postpone the search for new technologies for a while, until we have discovered some satisfactory things to do with the extra time.lewis thomas
A lucky chance, that oft decides the fate of mighty monarchs.james thomson
At the end of your life, you're lucky if you die.Bret McKenzie, "Think About It Think Think About It" - Flight of the Conchords
...and I longed to return to the peak to explore some of the many ridges and faces which as yet had never been attempted. I now realise how lucky I was to have had this extraordinary peak virtually to myself;... ~ Eric Shipton Few mountains have such a superb array of ridges and faces. ~ Eric ShiptonShipton was climbing with the novice Bill Tillman on the first ascent of the difficult West Ridge Route up Batian.
I would rather have a general who was lucky than one who was good.napoleon bonaparte
It's hard when you miss people. But you know if you miss them, that means you're lucky. It means you had someone special in your life, someone worth missing.Nathan Scott
Perhaps, moreover, he whose genius appears deepest and truest excels his fellows in nothing save the knack of expression ; he throws out occasionally a lucky hint at truths of which every human soul is profoundly though unutterably conscious.Nathaniel Hawthorne
The chances of each of us coming into existence are infinitesimally small, and even though we shall all die some day, we should count ourselves fantastically lucky to get our decades in the sun .Richard Dawkins, in Dawkins: Beyond belief, The Guardian, 10 January 2006
As Bob Dylan forgot to say, "To live outside the law, you must be lucky."Spider Robinson, in Callahan's Key (2000)
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