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may seem sometimes as if a culture of peace does
not stand a chance against the culture of war, the
culture of violence and the cultures of impunity
and intolerance. Peace may indeed be a complex challenge,
dependent on action in many fields and even a bit
of luck from time to time. It may be a painfully
slow process, and fragile and imperfect when it
is achieved. But peace is in our hands. We can do
-- Kofi Annan
are a country that prides itself on power and
wealth, yet there are millions of children who
go hungry every day. It is our responsibility,
not only as a nation, but also as individuals,
to get involved. So, next time you pass someone
on the street who is in need, remember how lucky
you are, and don't turn away.
-- Lesley Boone
deeply learned and skilled, being well trained
and using well spoken words; This is good luckĒ
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
think people who are creative are the luckiest
people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts,
but you must keep your faith in something Greater
than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what
you love, and you will find the way to get it
out to the world.
-- Judy Collins
depends on luck and talent.
-- Francis Ford Coppola
spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising
in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark
continent and no one really knows anything. You
just need a lot of love and luck - and, of course,
-- Bill Cosby
happen to you out of luck,
and if you get to stick around it's because you're
-- Whoopi Goldberg
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck
I seem to have."
~ Thomas Jefferson
have been so lucky to receive so much love from
those who enjoy my music, that I feel I have to
give as much of it as I can back to children."
-- Nana Mouskouri
think we consider too much the good luck of the
and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
is now almost 40 years since the invention of
nuclear weapons. We have not yet experienced a
global thermonuclear war -- although on more than
one occasion we have come tremulously close. I
do not think our luck can hold forever. Men and
machines are fallible, as recent events remind
us. Fools and madmen do exist, and sometimes rise
to power. Concentrating always on the near future,
we have ignored the long-term consequences of
our actions. We have placed our civilization and
our species in jeopardy. Fortunately, it is not
yet too late. We can safeguard the planetary civilization
and the human family if we so choose. There is
no more important or more urgent issue.
-- Carl Sagan
it comes to luck, you make your own.
-- Bruce Springsteen
I want a different world. One where I donít wake
up thinking Iím so lucky to be able to feed my daughter,
and able to give people a clean drink of water.
I donít want images of starving babies at the breast
in my mind. I want that to change. And if I want
that, I had better do something about it.
-- Emma Thompson
say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're
prepared for it.
-- Denzel Washington
feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.