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Opportune moments 7. Support of family & friends 8. Knowledge 9. Confidence...etc. Success is the co-incident of hard-work and soft-luck! It is a matter of fact that people all want to be successful in life, yet everyone has his own definitions of success and distinct ways to achieve it. Many have come to think that people succeed owing to hard work but luck. From my point of view, I am in t complete agreement with this statement for some reasons as following. First, it goes without saying...

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lady luck

Lady Luck Oprah Winfrey is a name familiar to most people. She has been a television talk show host and celebrity, as well as an Academy Award winning actress. She has been a role model and moral compass to many and has provided America with the guidance of other trusted hosts such as Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil. Ms. Winfrey has proven herself to be a self-driven, insightful woman. She has overcome numerous obstacles and hardships in her life to become one of the most successful, respected and trusted...

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Luck and Aunt Alice

I have been thinking a lot about luck recently. And I think what prompted this minor obsession was dearest Aunt Alice! Yes my favourite Aunt Alice all the way from Dublin, no less! Well it all began about 6 months ago when it came to my first foray into end of year exams – actually my chemistry final – science the bane of my life! Honestly, I had intended to prepare but it just came upon me -yes! Just like that! I looked up and there it was staring me in the face. And then an epiphany!!! Aunt...

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Life and Circumstantial Luck

have traveled on many types of surfaces, but now I face my greatest challenge. I am stuck between two paths. One path leads to eternal happiness and other leads to eternal sadness. Is it in my destiny to choose the right path? Or will it just be my luck to choose the wrong path? Do I go left or do I go right? Tic- toc. Tic- toc. Life. It is such a simple word, yet the meaning is nothing close to simple at all. We all take a journey on the fabulous road to life, yet does anyone even know what...

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Hard Work or Hard Luck

Hard work or Hard luck Hard work has been the main reason for success throughout history. Inventors, sinentest and leaders are examples of successful workers who scarify a lot of things in order to privilege. Some people claim that hard work is the only means to success and luck has nothing to do with it, while others say that luck is a main factor for successes. I believe that hard work is a very important factor for success and the hard luck is a secondary reason we must not rely on. Brandau...

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Luck vs Hard Work

 Writing & Communication Persuasive Essay Assignment Quote used: 7. “I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Stephen Leacock, economist and humorist. Any person who has exercised endeavors striving for success would be familiar with the conflict between hard work and luck as the limiting factors of long term achievement. Some people liberate themselves of all responsibility and leave everything to chance. While others, leave no stones unturned...

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Luck and Successful Make People

Luck plays more of a role in determining success than work ethic does. The desire to be successful make people work hard. We have different perceptions of what success is. Some people connect success with money, others with family. But what plays the most important role in success? Let's take an example of Mark Zuckerberg. He is one of the best known co-founders of social networking website Facebook. He is young, rich, and successful. What played an crucial role in his career? First...

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Luck is a Matter of Preparation Meeting Opportunity

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity I agree with the speaker. I consider luck to be the result of my own decisions and actions. The only forces at work are the decisions and actions taken by me or others around me. A lot of people make important decisions or attend important events according to lucky stars or lucky hour. I’ve heard a lot of people say that they have lucky shoes, lucky charms, lucky suits and even lucky hair styles. So, apparently these things have brought positive...

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Deffiniton Essay - I Meant to Say Good Luck

I meant to say good luck An AUBG teacher told a student: “Go break a leg” for good luck, and the student actually broke a leg during a performance. The teacher felt somewhat responsible as if he wished bad luck upon the student. I think the teacher was sorry for not using a simple “Good luck!” Furthermore there are a lot of phrases that are used to wish good luck but have a bad literal meaning as “Break a leg”. Most people use them without considering their literal meaning and history. The Oxford...

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The Rocking-Horse Winner, Symbols of Love, Luck and Greed

hunger for love and luck resulted from a lack of love from his mother. Living with a family that substituted money for luck and love, caused Paul to misunderstand what he needed to do to be successful. The result of his mother’s greed and general coldness toward her children caused Paul to eventually ride his luck to the end of his life in a failed attempt to make his mother happy. One day Paul asked his mother what was luck. Paul’s mother told him that luck is what gave...

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