65 Bad Luck Quotes For Success In Life

These bad luck quotes will inspire you. Bad luck, to show sympathy for someone who has failed or has been disappointed or used to express sympathy or commiserations.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging bad luck quotes, bad luck sayings, and bad luck proverbs.

Best Bad Luck Quotes

  1. “Aren’t I lucky, to have survived so much bad luck.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant
  2. “Bad luck either destroys you or it makes you the man you really are.” ~ Miguel Torres
  3. “My bad luck got tangled up with my bad decisions, and I’m paying for it.” ~ Patrick Rothfuss
  4. “Destiny is a good thing to accept when it’s going your way. When it isn’t, don’t call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.” ~ Joseph Heller
  5. “You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.” ~ Cormac McCarthy

  6. “You can’t avoid mistakes and bad luck.” ~ Mikhail Tal
  7. “You never can tell whether bad luck may not after all turn out to be good luck.” ~ Winston Churchill
  8. “I don’t believe in superstition, I think it’s bad luck.” ~ Dan Henderson
  9. “Your karma should be good, and everything else will follow. Your good karma will always win over your bad luck.” ~ Rohit Shetty
  10. “A man forgets his good luck next day, but remembers his bad luck until next year.” ~ E. W. Howe

  11. “When you think things are bad when you feel sour and blue when you start to get mad… you should do what I do! Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky! Some people are much more… oh, ever so much more… oh, muchly much-much more unlucky than you!” ~ Dr. Seuss
  12. “If not for bad luck we’d have no luck at all.” ~ Edna Buchanan
  13. “Most bad luck is the misfortune of not being an exception.” ~ Mason Cooley
  14. “Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.” ~ Orson Welles , Good luck, bad luck quotes
  15. “Luck never made a man wise.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  16. “All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck – who keeps right on going – is the man who is there when the good luck comes – and is ready to receive it.” ~ Robert Collier
  17. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  18. “I’ve had bad luck with both my wives. The first one left me and the second one didn’t.” ~ Patrick Murray
  19. “Winning a lottery may prove to be bad luck.” ~ James Cook
  20. “If a man who can’t count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?” ~ Stanislaw Lem

  21. “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
  22. “Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  23. “To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.” ~ St. Catherine of Siena
  24. “At Gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck.” ~ Ian Fleming
  25. “Luck has a peculiar habit of favoring those who do not depend on it.” ~ George S. Clason

  26. “Poor decisions and bad luck are contingencies of most horror films.” ~ Wesley Morris
  27. “The deepest thing in anyone is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting.” ~ Gertrude Stein
  28. “If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  29. “Those who have succeeded at anything and don’t mention luck are kidding themselves.” ~ Larry King
  30. “Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  31. “I have a religion-but you will call it blasphemy. It is that there is a God for the rich man but none for the poor…..Perhaps your religion will sustain you,will feed you-I place no dependence in mine. Our religions are alike, though, in one respect-neither can make a man happy when he is out of luck.” ~ Mark Twain
  32. “Not many people have had as much bad luck as I have, but not many people have had as much good luck, either.” ~ Tig Notaro
  33. “Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.” ~ Don Shula

  34. “Good and bad luck is a synonym in the great majority of instances, for good and bad judgment.” ~ John Lyman Chatfield
  35. “I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  36. “Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.” ~ Frank Wedekind
  37. “Look, I haven’t had hardly any bad luck. I never look at it that way.” ~ Rick Majerus
  38. “Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” ~ Demosthenes
  39. “I was always lucky in my bad luck.” ~ Bohumil Hrabal

  40. “Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.” ~ Mark Twain
  41. “As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.” ~ Josh Billings
  42. “I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.” ~ Brian Tracy
  43. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” ~ Harry Golden
  44. “Good night, and good luck.” ~ Edward R. Murrow

  45. “Most of us regard good luck as our right, and bad luck as a betrayal of that right.” ~ William Feather
  46. “We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?” ~ Jean Cocteau
  47. “And the winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.” ~ Edward Gibbon
  48. “We’ve had bad luck with our kids – they’ve all grown up.” ~ Christopher Morley
  49. “I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck. But my lawyer thinks he can get me five.” ~ Steven Wright

  50. “If you were to ask me if I’d ever had the bad luck to miss my daily cocktail, I’d have to say that I doubt it; where certain things are concerned, I plan ahead.” ~ Luis Bunuel
  51. “Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty. This is known as “bad luck.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  52. “I have really bad luck with my thumbs. It plagues me, actually. It drives me crazy! Both of them are very oddly shaped.” ~ Kristen Stewart
  53. “I have very little faith that I’ll ever find someone. I’ve had some bad luck and I’ve made some bad choices – not in men, but in how I’ve chosen to deal with relationships.” ~ Selma Blair , Bad luck quotes relationships
  54. “When you are writing a song for something else if you are doing something for money, I always think that’s bad luck.” ~ Chad Kroeger
  55. “If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?” ~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

  56. “Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny.” ~ Don Sutton
  57. “People who believe they have bad luck create bad luck. Those who believe they are very fortunate, that the world is a generous place filled with trustworthy people, live in exactly that kind of world.” ~ Chris Prentiss
  58. “Above all, he liked it that everything was one’s own fault. There was only oneself to praise or blame. Luck was a servant and not a master. Luck had to be accepted with a shrug or taken advantage of up to the hilt. But it had to be understood and recognized for what it was and not confused with a faulty appreciation of the odds, for, at gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck. And luck in all its moods had to be loved and not feared” ~ Ian Fleming
  59. “Never expect justice in this world. That is not part of God’s plan. Everybody thinks that if they don’t get it, they’re some kind of odd man out. And it’s not true. Nobody gets justice – people just get good luck or bad luck.” ~ Orson Welles
  60. “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

  61. “The systems perspective tells us that we must look beyond individual mistakes or bad luck to understand important problems.” ~ Peter Senge
  62. “The biggest trap, the biggest dungeon in life isn’t laziness or bad luck, it’s comfort.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki , Bad luck quotes about life
  63. “Bad luck is usually transmitted by close proximity to habitual sufferers.” ~ Irvine Welsh
  64. “When you talk about bad luck and you talk about the things that create those circumstances and you talk about what it takes to overcome those circumstances and naturally to me includes, you know, a faith, a very strong faith. It should because through good times and through bad times there is one thing that relieves.” ~ Teddy Pendergrass
  65. “Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.” ~ William Shakespeare

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