90 Luck Quotes and Captions Exploring the Magic of Good Fortune

In this collection, we’ll dive into quotes that shed light on the essence of luck. Life is unpredictable, and sometimes, things just seem to fall into place. These luck quotes and captions aim to capture the spirit of those moments and offer some insights into the magic that surrounds the concept of good fortune.

So, let’s explore and embrace the positive energy that luck brings into our lives.

Best Luck Quotes and Captions

1. “The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.” — Barbara Sher

2. “I think luck falls on not just the brave but also the ones who believe they belong there.” — Novak Djokovic

3. “We are all a great deal luckier than we realize, we usually get what we want—or near enough.” — Roald Dahl

4. “Chance favors the prepared mind.— Louis Pasteur

5. “If you work, if you wait, you will find the place where the four-leaf clovers grow.” — Ella Higginson

6. “Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.” — Langston Coleman

7. “Few people realize that luck is created.”Robert Kiyosaki

8. “Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.” — Earl Wilson

9. “Never give up and good luck will find you.” — Alan Oppenheimer 

10. “Luck is believing you’re lucky.” — Tennessee Williams

Good to Know:
Ladybugs bring not just luck, but a harbinger of positive change. Many see them as a sign that good fortune is about to grace your path. Beyond luck, these charming insects can symbolize spiritual guidance, abundance, and a shield of protection.

11. “Don’t minimize the importance of luck in determining life’s course.” — Alex Trebek

12. “Be grateful for luck.”Eubie Blake

13. “Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it, there will be a fish.” — Ovid

14. “Probability said that someday we would run out of luck.”Gene Kranz

15. “Money makes your life easier. If you’re lucky to have it, you’re lucky.” — Robert DeNiro

16. “Don’t throw away luck on little stuff. Save it up.”Tim O’Brien 

Interesting Tidbit:
Throughout history, horseshoes have held a reputation for bringing good luck. Crafted from iron, a material thought to repel evil spirits, these symbols of luck were typically affixed using seven nails, as the number seven was considered especially auspicious.

17. “The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.” — Wilson Mizner

18. “It’s a question of attitude. If you really work at something you can do it up to a point. If you really work at being happy you can do it up to a point. But anything more than that you can’t. Anything more than that is luck.” ― Haruki Murakami

19. “Good luck needs no explanation.”Shirley Temple

20. “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

21. “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”Thomas Jefferson

22. “I’ve always believed in luck. I love the fact that people can change their lives instantly.”Fiona Barton

23. “I know I’ve been lucky. But it’s what you do with that luck afterwards that really defines whether you stick around.” — Zac Efron

24. “Good luck beats early rising.” — Irish Proverb

25. “Luck never gives; it only lends.” — Swedish Proverb

26. “Serendipity is nice, but hoping for luck and the magic of happenstance shouldn’t be an excuse for a lack of proactivity. I had to learn for myself that waiting isn’t a life plan.”Karen Finerman

Famous Luck Quotes and Captions on Fortune

27. “Luck is not chance, it’s toil. Fortune’s expensive smile is earned.” — Emily Dickinson

28. “If a man who cannot count finds a four leaf clover, is he lucky?” — Stanislaw Lern

29. “So it’s probably eighty percent luck and twenty percent skill.” — Chris LeDoux

30. “People often remark that I’m pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you’ve got to have talent and know how to use it.” — Frank Sinatra

31. “Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

32. “You never can tell whether bad luck may not after all turn out to be good luck.”Winston Churchill 

33. “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Food for Thought:
The maneki-neko, or “beckoning cat,” is a Japanese figurine representing a cat with a raised paw. Also known as lucky cat, money cat, and happy cat, it is believed to bring good fortune and prosperity in Japanese culture.

34. “When it comes to luck, you make your own.” — Bruce Springsteen

35. “Good luck lies in odd numbers.” — William Shakespeare 

36. “Luck is largely a matter of paying attention.”Susan M. Dodd

37. “Things happen to you out of luck, and if you get to stick around it’s because you’re talented.” — Whoopi Goldberg

38. “But the pearls were accidents, and the finding of one was luck, a little pat on the back by God or the gods or both.”John Steinbeck

39. “‘Luck, good or bad,’ said Rumfoord up in his treetop, ‘is not the hand of God.’ ‘Luck,’ said Rumfoord up in his treetop, ‘is the way the wind swirls and the dust settles eons after God has passed by.’”Kurt Vonnegut

40. “The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.”Douglas MacArthur 

41. “I have no luck anymore. But who knows? Maybe today. Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready. — Ernest Hemingway

42. “Accumulating love brings luck, accumulating hatred brings calamity. Anyone who fails to recognize problems leaves the door open for tragedies to rush in.” — Paulo Coelho

43. “Do not confuse luck with skill.” — Kenneth Tsang 

44. “When ill luck begins, it does not come in sprinkles, but in showers.” — Mark Twain

45. “Good luck is opportunity meeting preparedness.”Deepak Chopra

46. “Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.”Orson Welles 

Inspirational Luck Quotes and Captions for Positivity

47. “Fishing is quite a good metaphor for life. You do your prep, you do your thinking, you put your bait out, and you wait, confident that you’ve done your groundwork. But a lot of life is luck.”Jeremy Wade

48. “I believe you make your own luck. My motto is ‘It’s always a mistake not to go.'” Tom Brokaw

49. “The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.”B. C. Forbes

50. “Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.” — John Dewey

51. “I’ve always thought you’ve got to believe in luck to get it.” — Victoria Holt

Quick Fact:
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the pig emerged as a widely embraced symbol of good luck in France, England, Ireland, Germany, and Austria. Referred to as Glücksschwein, meaning “good luck pig” in German, it continues to represent good fortune and prosperity in these regions.

52. “You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.”Jimmy Dean 

53. “Don’t be confused by what looks like luck to you. Lucky people don’t make successful people; people who completely commit themselves to success seem to get lucky in life.”Grant Cardone

54. “I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.”Denzel Washington

55. “Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.” — François de la Rochefoucauld

56. “I was lucky. I found what I loved to do early in life.” — Steve Jobs

57. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” — Dalai Lama XIV

58. “People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have.” — Anne Tyler

59. “The greatest advice that good luck has for you is this: Do not look for me. I will find you.” — Mark Benedict

60. “When I’ve least expected it, an enormous opportunity or stroke of luck has crossed right under my nose. So I tell everybody, if you’re passionate about what you do and you love it, do it. But do your homework. Because you’ll never know when the opportunity is going to happen.” — Julie Andrews

61. “Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind – listen to the birds. And don’t hate nobody.” — Eubie Blake

62. “Luck is tenacity of purpose.” — Elbert Hubbard

63. “I have noticed that timing and luck sometimes line up in such a way that you can catch a break.”Ellie Kemper 

A Little Insight:
A love lock is a symbol of everlasting love, where couples put a padlock on a public structure like a bridge. It started in Hungary in the early 20th century and became popular worldwide, especially in places like Paris, where lovers attach locks to the Pont des Arts bridge as a visual expression of enduring commitment.

64. “Good luck has its storms.”George Lucas

65. “Those who have succeeded at anything and don’t mention luck are kidding themselves. — Larry King

66. “Luck was a mechanism to be devised, and luck and destiny were merely two sides of the same coin.”Idries Shah 

67. “It is not good to want a thing too much. It sometimes drives the luck away. You must want it just enough . . . “John Steinbeck

68. “Luck always favours the brave. And you must remember that brave are the people who follow their heart; brave are the people who take chances in life. Which also means you have to say no sometimes. I believe the power of no is greater than yes.”Preity Zinta

69. “The world is like a reverse casino. In a casino, if you gamble long enough, you’re certainly going to lose. But in the real world, where the only thing you’re gambling is, say, your time or your embarrassment, then the more stuff you do, the more you give luck a chance to find you.”Scott Adams

70. “It’s hard to detect good luck—it looks so much like something you’ve earned.” — Frank A. Clark

71. “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

72. “You’ve got to think lucky. If you fall into a mud hole, check your back pocket. You might have caught a fish.” — Darrell Royal

73. “Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.”Hunter S. Thompson

Luck vs Hard Work Quotes and Captions

74. “Good luck is the twin brother of hard work.”

75. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”Benjamin Franklin

76. “Luck marches with those who give their very best.”H. Jackson Brown Jr. 

77. “Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come.” — Serena Williams

78. “Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.”Ed Bradley

79. “I am not lucky. You know what I am? I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way, and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass.” — Shonda Rhimes

80. “Luck? Luck is hard work—and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.”Lucille Ball

81. “When you get as lucky as I got, you have to work as hard as possible to earn that luck. — Daniel Radcliffe

82. “I have had lots of luck in my career but there has also been a lot of hard work.” — Maria Sharapova

83. “There is no luck except where there is discipline.”

84. “Excellence is being able to perform at a high level over and over again. You can hit a half-court shot once. That’s just the luck of the draw. If you consistently do it… that’s excellence.” — Jay-Z

Funny Luck Quotes and Captions

85. “You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.” — Cormac McCarthy

86. “Every day a piano doesn’t fall on my head is good luck.” — Meg Rosoff

87. “I will ride my luck on occasion, but I like to pick the occasion.” — Rex Stout

88. “Luck has a way of evaporating when you lean on it.” — Brandon Mull

89. “Depend on the rabbit’s foot, if you will, but remember, it didn’t work for the rabbit.”R.E Shay

90. “When I have worries, fears or a love affair, I have the luck of being able to transform it into a poem.”Mario Benedetti

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