Category Archives: LUCK

Luck stops at the door and inquires whether prudence is within. Dan.

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When fortune knocks upon the door open it widely.   

Law helps the waking ; luck may come to the sleeping. Dan.

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 Dutton, Geoffrey

You were my morning love.

Who now at last all night are mine.

Sunlight’s child, all days I’ll always love you,

But now your hair is midnight on the pillow.

Luck will carry a man across the brook if he is not too lazy to leap. Dan.

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“There is no more sagacious animal than the Icelandic horse. He is stopped by neither snow, nor storm, nor impassable roads, nor rocks, glaciers, or anything. He is courageous, sober, and surefooted. He never makes a false step, never shies. If there is a river or fjord to cross (and we shall meet with many) you will see him plunge in at once, just as if he were amphibious, and gain the opposite bank.”

Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth

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Jenny Boult

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Freedom on the Wallaby

Australia’s a big country 
An’ Freedom’s humping bluey, 
An’ Freedom’s on the wallaby 
Oh! don’t you hear ‘er cooey? 
She’s just begun to boomerang, 
She’ll knock the tyrants silly, 
She’s goin’ to light another fire 
And boil another billy. 


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

― Franklin D. Roosevelt

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We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.

Winston Churchill