Subjects — L
Inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.
There are so many people with all kinds of lucky things happening to them, and they don’t know how to use it.
There is no such thing as making the miracle happen spontaneously and on the spot. You’ve got to work.
Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it, and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work — and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.
Fortune cannot be flattered by such fetish worship. But she can be wooed and won by hard work.
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.
Good luck needs no explanation.
The Goddess Fortune is the devil’s servant, ready to kiss any one’s ass.
It is one thing to be gifted and quite another thing to be worthy of one’s own gift.
Maybe I’m lucky to be going so slowly, because I may be Going in the wrong direction.