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Proverbs About Luck

Proverbs About Luck

The concept of luck has been viewed differently across time and cultures. Here are a number of proverbs that illustrate the variation:

  • A lucky man always ends as a fool. --German
  • My right eye itches, some good luck is near. --Greek
  • There's luck in odd numbers. --Irish
  • Bad luck come by pounds, and goes away by ounces. --Italian
  • An ounce of good luck is better is than a ton of brains. --Yugoslavian
  • Against a lucky man, even a god has little power. --Latin
  • Luck is always borrowed, not owned. --Norwegian
  • It is better that the luck seek the man, than the man seek the luck. --Yiddish

Source: The Complete Book of Superstition, Prophecy and Luck

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