Famous Sayings #141 — ‘Luck Is when Preparation Meets …’

March 17, 2019

Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.

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Here’s your second Famous Sayings post for today. Since this is St. Patrick’s Day, I picked out one that deals with luck.

The first time I heard the phrase, “Luck Is When Preparation Meets Opportunity,” I was watching the film “Little Black Book” starring the late Brittany Murphy as Stacy Holt. Early in the movie, Stacy’s mother (played by Sharon Lawrence) told her daughter, “What did I say about luck?” to which Stacy replied, “Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.” That always stuck with me.

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Famous Sayings: #53 — ‘The Luck of the Irish’

March 17, 2017

You must have the luck of the Irish.

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To be honest, when I started doing my research for this week’s Famous Sayings post, I had another saying prepared. However, I came across “luck of the Irish” and I decided to go with that.

I’m not sure when I first heard that term, but often, I think back to the Disney Movie titled “Luck of the Irish” starring Ryan Merriman. Can you believe that movie is 16 years old? Wow, how time flies by.

Anyway …

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