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1. "What's that she's fiddling with when she ought to be listening? I do believe it's a pair of tweezers. She's plucking the hairs off her arms. Off her arms, of all places. Not even legs or face, which is bad enough, but arms. Holy shit, what pathetic geisha behaviour - pain in order to please the male; has no one ever told her she has the right to be hairy if that's the way she's made?"
Author: A.P.
2. "As long as I can remember, growing up we had a guitar around our house, and I was always plucking on it."
Author: Adam Jones
3. "I am so blessed and lucky."
Author: Andy Grammer
4. "Life proceeds, it enrages. The untouched ones spend their luck without a thought, believing they deserve it."
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
5. "I think today will be the day. Today our luck will change,' I proclaimed on the wings of the first coffee of the day, pure optimism in a liquid state."
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
6. "John and I were lucky because our mother was a strong woman with high expectations and a strong sense of values. She encouraged us to pursue things we were interested in and not think about what other people wanted us to do."
Author: Caroline Kennedy
7. "Luckily for you," he said, "you shed hairpins the way Hansel and Gretel shed crumbs. I followed your trail." He pressed a half dozen hairpins into the palm of my left hand. "Now let us return to light, safety, and society."
Author: Caroline Stevermer
8. "Without warning, Packard reaches out--I think he's going to touch my cheek, but he slides his hand around the nape of my neck and pulls me to him, kissing me warm and strong, lips soft, breath like coffee. The kiss takes me by surprise. My whole body wants to follow deeper into him, but he pulls away, and we're looking into each other's eyes, and the moment stops. And everything seems to fall out beneath me."Good luck," he whispers."Packard--"He opens the door. "It's okay."I stare at the open door. It feels like a closed door. And I leave."
Author: Carolyn Crane
9. "With God on your side, what does luck matter?"
Author: Cassandra Clare
10. "I enjoyed school, I was a bit of a square. I did very well in exams. I was quite lucky I was academic."
Author: Cat Deeley
11. "I've learned to feel good when I feel good.it's better to be driven around in a red porschethan to ownone. the luck of the fool is inviolate."
Author: Charles Bukowski
12. "For an actor to have a role that they're recognized and remembered for over the years, it's unusual. It's very lucky if it happens once - and it's luck that it's happened to me a couple of times."
Author: Curtis Armstrong
13. "Dumbfounded, adj.And still, for all the jealousy, all the doubt, sometimes I will be struck with a kind of awe that we're together. That someone like me could findsomeone like you — it renders me wordless. Because surely words would conspire against such luck, would protest the unlikelihood of such a turnof events."
Author: David Levithan
14. "It's a lucky child that knows that they're a genius, unaimed and all that."
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
15. "Much more. We're joined at the heart.""Bad luck for you, I'm afraid. My ticker's pretty wonky.""Too much boozing."His eyes twinkled, and he drew me close. "Not enough kissling."
Author: Diane Ackerman
16. "With such luck as this, he rode the beast in the jaunty way that she deserved, back north, seemingly back from Mexico, pulling up finally at an outlying bar-ex-saloon (they had covered the old adobe face with knotty pine, substituted big stone matades for the cuspidors) and having brought her wrecklessly this far did not park her in the little parking lot but in front of the church next door. They had lifted that face too and neonized, but it did no good, they seemed to know they had no chance against an older god, their doors were closed. Thus one could join the pagan worshipers with a self-righteous shrug, through latticed doors."
Author: Douglas Woolf
17. "At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses."
Author: Ellen Key
18. "I wish you luck with a capital "F"."
Author: Elvis Costello
19. "I am a lucky, lucky person."
Author: Evel Knievel
20. "Clent, however, suppressed any sense of pity without the slightest difficulty. His brain was busy with the icy clockwork of calculation. If only this young woman's fears were justified! Beamabeth Marlebourne would be unlikely to threaten anybody, locked away inside the Luck's cell for the rest of her life. Such a fate had a tempting poetry to it too, given that she really was the Luck of Toll, and had been all her life."
Author: Frances Hardinge
21. "I liked music that I didn't have to think about, and most country songs spelled it right out for the listener. The girl was mad because the guy cheated, the guy was mad his pickup got trashed, everyone was sad the dog died, and Taylor Swift had about as much luck with men as I did."
Author: Jay Crownover
22. "I wasn't built for running away from monsters. I wanted desperately to run toward them--track them down, kill them. Luckily, I was used to restraining myself, used to acting human even when I wasn't, and the human part of my brain reminded me that right now, preternatural beasties weren't exactly my primary concern. Someone had made a strong attempt at killing me this morning...."
Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes
23. "If we don't have an informed electorate we don't have a democracy. So I don't care how people get the information, as long as they get it. I'm just doing it my particular way and I feel lucky I can do it the way I want to do it."
Author: Jim Lehrer
24. "I'll tell you why I keep my scrapbooks. It's in case my real father shows up .I never met him, don't even know his name...I've got this feeling he's out there searching for me. When he bursts through the door and tells me he's spent a fortune on detectives looking all over the world for me, I'm not going to sit there like a dumb cluck when he asks me what I've been doing. I'm going to yank out my eleven scrapbooks filled with my experiences and inner-most thoughts on life lived in three time zones in America. I was a Girl Scout for three months when we lived in Atlanta. I couldn't get those square knots down for anything, but I got the big concept. Be prepared. Addie always told me, "It's more important to get the big concept than to be an expert in the small stuff."
Author: Joan Bauer
25. "I'm just one of the lucky people. I have no other reason for my longevity."
Author: Johnny Mathis
26. "We live, we die. Somewhere along the way, if we're lucky, we may find someone to help lighten the load."
Author: Justin Cronin
27. "A slightly modified version of the Serenity Prayer: Lord, grant me the serenity to ignore the assholes I cannot avoid; The luck to avoid the ones I can; And the self-awareness not to be one myself"
Author: Kelly Williams Brown
28. "I'm so lucky that 'The Vampire Diaries' happened. I'm so lucky that Warner Bros. pays me money. You have no idea. I should be on a fishing boat with my dad."
Author: Kevin Williamson
29. "She tried again. "Did you ever tell anyone? Does your mom know?"He lifted her hand to his mouth and rubbed her knuckles across his lower lip, his gaze locked with hers. "No," he promised. "I swore I wouldn't, not even her. I think she knows something, or at least she thinks you have the worst luck ever, since you found all those dead girls." He lowered his voice. "She was really worried about you after the shooting last year. You're like a daughter to her." He leaned close. "Of course, that makes it kind of creepy when I do things like this."He kissed her. It was intimate. Not soft or sweet this time, it was deep and passionate, stealing Violet's breath."
Author: Kimberly Derting
30. "Learning to endure, transform by perspective or action, and be grateful is the fast lane to a good life. That's right. Having great luck and fortune is not the conduit to a loving and enjoyable life; gratitude is."
Author: Laura C. Schlessinger
31. "Every part I get, I just think I'm so lucky. They're so hard to get, you know."
Author: Laurie Metcalf
32. "You talk about vengeance. Is vengeance going to bring your son back to you or my boy to me? I forgo the vengeance of my son. But I have selfish reasons, my youngest son was forced to leave this country because of this Sollozzo business. All right, now I have to make arrangements to bring him back here safely cleared of all these false charges. But I'm a superstitious man and if some unlucky accident should befall him, if he should get shot in the head by a police officer, or if should hang himself in his jail cell, or if he's struck by a bolt of lightening, then I'm going to blame some of the people in this room, and that I do not forgive. But, that aside, let me say that I swear, on the souls of my grandchildren, that I will not be the one to break the peace we have made here today."
Author: Mario Puzo
33. "I've been lucky enough to work with some great directors, and I don't want to throw that away by doing one big horrible big budget film."
Author: Martin Compston
34. "...and luckily I have enough in my head to balance what is wanting in my back."
Author: Matthew Pearl
35. "Writers—like insomniacs—are so accident-prone, so obsessed with the calculus of bad luck and missed opportunities, so liable to rumination and a concomitant inability to let go of a subject, even when urged repeatedly to do so."
Author: Michael Chabon
36. "But some people have to get lucky just to live. And I never knew I could make anybody lucky."
Author: Ned Vizzini
37. "I don't believe in luck."
Author: Nelly
38. "I really wish we could stay longer in the countries we visit, but I've been lucky to have visited most of them before, because I've done a tremendous amount of travel."
Author: Phil Keoghan
39. "I am really passionate about my career and my music and I am so lucky to be able to do what I do for a job, so for all the early morning starts and long days, I could never trade it all in."
Author: Rachel Stevens
40. "As I took Allison to the airport for her flight into San Francisco and the rest of her life, I thought about how lucky her father and I were to have had her in our lives. My time with her was over, though I was sure we would stay in touch. I kept thinking I should be sad, but I felt content more than anything. Now, I'm not saying I won't want to call her every day, and she'll probably die without me, but why ruin something so perfect trying to stay together?"
Author: Rob Thomas
41. "Today, i learned something. "Good luck and bad luck are strands of the same rope." This expression has deep meaning -turtleBasically, it means that good things and bad things are often interwined, like strands of a rope. You can have one without the other. So even if something bad happens, it's nothing to get worried about. Because life will provide the balance. -Ootake"
Author: Sakura Tsukuba
42. "If grace belongs to God, there are those who say that luck belongs to the Devil and that he looks after his own."
Author: Sarah Dunant
43. "(Ash used his powers to lift Zarek from the floor and pin him roughly against the ceiling.)Stop pushing your luck, boy. I've had it with you. (Acheron)Have you ever thought of hiring yourself out to Disneyland? People would pay a fortune for this ride. (Zarek)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
44. "Sure. Focused. Let's totally ignore any possible other avenues and just tunnel-vision our way along. Maybe we'll get lucky and blunder into a Lamaru hangout, right?"
Author: Stacia Kane
45. "I'm insatiably curious about human nature. I feel very lucky that as a writer I get to learn so much about it just to do my job right."
Author: Susan Cain
46. "Luckily, he was in the process of moving to France at the time, anyway. But if he had stayed in the States, I don't know how he would have handled that, because it was getting pretty crazy. I mean, a celebrity which he really did not welcome. And I can't blame him."
Author: Terry Zwigoff
47. "I grew up in the projects in Brooklyn, and I consider myself lucky and blessed to be where I am - just working."
Author: Tracy Morgan
48. "If an American is motoring on his own, he (the paragon of morality and chastity) will slow down and stop beside every solitary pretty female pedestrian, bare his teeth in a big smile, and tempt her into his car with a wild roll of the eyes. A lady who fails to appreciate his passion will qualify as an idiot who doesn't realise how lucky she is to have the opportunity of getting to know the owner of this 100-horse-power motor car."
Author: Vladimir Mayakovsky
49. "Try to be happy within the context of the life we are actually living. Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own minds, we can help ourselves."
Author: Wayne Coyne
50. "Sometimes bad luck hits you like in an ancient Greek tragedy, and it's not your own making. When you have a plane crash, it's not your fault."
Author: Werner Herzog

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