"Gordon Brown is a character from a tragic opera, twisted by ambition and a Presbyterian sense of fateful destiny. He has waited 13 years, mostly in Tony Blair's shadow, for this poisoned chalice and has a pessimist's luck."
"My dad was very successful running midgets in Texas. Then, his two drivers ran into some bad luck. People started saying that Daddy had lost his touch. That it was the cars and not the drivers. I wanted to race just to prove all those people wrong."
"Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails until things start to go your way."
"To win a championship, you have to have a little bit of luck on your side."
"My success has been as full of luck as a crapshooter's dream."
"I don't know if that's a year's bad luck, or if that's how it works. But stealing a Christmas tree - that can't be a good thing, karma-wise."
"I absolutely don't believe in anything. Full stop. Including luck."
"The people have spoken. Their decision is sovereign. We all respect it... I wish good luck to those who will now govern France."
"Luck, I never looked to make difficult movies on purpose. You make the films you can make."