„Slow good luck is best.“

Álfgrímur's grandmother
Brekkukotsannáll (The Fish Can Sing) (1957)

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Halldór Laxness Foto
Halldór Laxness1
isländischer Schriftsteller und Literaturnobelpreisträger 1902 - 1998

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Phil Brooks Foto

„Luck? Good luck? GM, the last time I checked, luck is for losers.“

—  Phil Brooks American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist 1978

Extreme Championship Wrestling. September 4, 2007.
To Armando Estrada when he wished CM Punk good luck in his "Last Chance" match with John Morrison.
Extreme Championship Wrestling

Edward R. Murrow Foto

„Good night, and good luck.“

—  Edward R. Murrow Television journalist 1908 - 1965

Sign off line of his radio and TV broadcasts.

Keith Olbermann Foto

„Good night and good luck.“

—  Keith Olbermann American sports and political commentator 1959

Catch Phrases
Quelle: http://videosift.com/video/Keith-Olbermann-reduced-to-minute-Olbermann-catchphrases

Rick Riordan Foto

„the best people have the rottenest luck“

—  Rick Riordan, buch Percy Jackson – Diebe im Olymp

Quelle: The Lightning Thief

Joanne Harris Foto

„A spider brings good luck before midnight and bad luck after.“

—  Joanne Harris, buch Chocolat

Quelle: Chocolat

Stephen King Foto

„Good luck is just bad luck with its hair combed.“

—  Stephen King American author 1947

Page 457.
Everything's Eventual (2002), "Luckey Quarter"

Hector Berlioz Foto

„The author of The Prophet not only has the good luck to have talent, he has also the talent to have good luck.“

—  Hector Berlioz French Romantic composer 1803 - 1869

L'auteur de ce Prophète a non seulement le bonheur d'avoir du talent, mais aussi le talent d'avoir du bonheur.
Les soirées de l'orchestre (1852), ch. 5 http://www.hberlioz.com/Writings/SO05.htm; Jacques Barzun (trans.) Evenings with the Orchestra (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999) p. 62.

José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero Foto

„Goodnight, and good luck.“

—  José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero Former Prime Minister of Spain 1960

Closing remark to the Presidential debate with Mariano Rajoy in the 2008 election campaign.
As President, 2008

Robert Penn Warren Foto

„The best luck always happens to people who don't need it.“

—  Robert Penn Warren, buch All the King's Men

Quelle: All the King's Men

Bob Dylan Foto

„They’ll stone ya and then they’ll say, “good luck”“

—  Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941

Song lyrics, Blonde on Blonde (1966), Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

Ralph Waldo Emerson Foto
Alastair Reynolds Foto

„Can I still wish you good luck?“

—  Alastair Reynolds, buch Redemption Ark

“You can wish me what the hell you like. It won’t make any difference. If it did, it would mean I hadn’t prepared well enough.

Chapter 38 (p. 654)
Redemption Ark (2002)

Jack Vance Foto

„Good music always defeats bad luck.“

—  Jack Vance American mystery and speculative fiction writer 1916 - 2013

Franklin D. Roosevelt Foto

„I sometimes think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.“

—  Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd President of the United States 1882 - 1945

Roosevelt to Henry M. Heymann (2 December 1919), as quoted in Roosevelt and Howe (1962), by Alfred B. Rollins, Jr., p. 153

Will Cuppy Foto

„The Ancient Egyptians considered it good luck to meet a swarm of Bees on the road. What they considered bad luck I couldn't say.“

—  Will Cuppy American writer 1884 - 1949

The Bee, from Insects for Everybody
How to Attract the Wombat (1949)

Tom Robbins Foto

„Good luck to you, pal. That's a search these days.“

—  Tom Robbins, Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates (2000)

Ernest Hemingway Foto
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Foto

„Do you wish to roam farther and farther?
See the good that lies so near.
Just learn how to capture your luck,
for your luck is always there.“

—  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Erinnerung

Willst du immer weiterschweifen?
Sieh, das Gute liegt so nah.
Lerne nur das Glück ergreifen,
denn das Glück ist immer da.
Variant translation:
Do you wish to roam farther and farther?
See! The Good lies so near.
Only learn to seize good fortune,
For good fortune's always here.

John Steinbeck Foto

„… intentions, good or bad, are not enough. There's luck or fate or something else that takes over…“

—  John Steinbeck, buch The Winter of Our Discontent

Quelle: The Winter of Our Discontent

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„We make our own luck. And it’s my responsibility to see it’s good and not bad.“

—  Lois McMaster Bujold, Vorkosigan Saga

Quelle: Vorkosigan Saga, Falling Free (1988), Chapter 11 (p. 194)

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