All archives
Previous Issue (12 February 2004) | Current month | Next Issue (14 February 2004)

Quotes of the Day for 13 February 2004 – Luck

A couple of times every year, the thirteenth day of the month falls on a Friday, which is supposed to bring bad luck. If I believed that I think I'd just stay in bed all day. Maybe I will, but for those who ignore the risk and check their mail, here are some quotes on Luck for Friday the Thirteenth.

Van's signature


The quotes:

When you work seven days a week, fourteen hours a day, you get lucky.
     - Armand Hammer, 1898 - 1990

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
     - Earl Wilson

Any new system is worth trying when your luck is bad.
     - Heywood Campbell Broun, 1888 - 1939

If I should come out of this war alive, I will have more luck than brains.
     - Manfred von Richthofen, 1892 - 1918

Of course I don't believe in it. [pointing to horseshoe on his office wall] But I understand that it brings you luck whether you believe in it or not.
     - Niels Bohr, 1885 - 1962

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
     - P. J. O'Rourke


Do you see an error on this page? A typo, a character that is messed up, a misattribution? Please let us know!