22 Good Luck Superstitions and 14 Good Luck Sayings
By Twinty Karat
Everyone you ask will tell you that they have a good luck saying, a good luck superstition, or both. As with anything pertaining to good luck, not everyone will agree if these sayings or superstitions will really bring you good luck.
If you believe any of these sayings or superstitions bring good luck to you that is all right. There are too many good luck sayings and superstitions to list them all but in this article, we will share with you several of them.
Good luck Sayings and Quotes§ Luck does not favor wisdom. (Roman words of wisdom)
§ Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold. (Yiddish proverb)
§ Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you will get. (Ray A. Kroc)
§ Each misfortune you encounter will carry in it the seed of tomorrow’s good luck. (Mandino)
§ Luck is when opportunity knocks and you answer. (Unknown)
§ Luck never gives, it only lends. (Swedish Proverb)
§ I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. (T. Jefferson)
§ For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day (Irish blessing)
§ Good luck comes in slender currents, misfortune in a rolling tide. (Irish saying)
§ Diligence is the mother of good luck. (Benjamin Franklin)
§ Everything in life is luck. (Donald Trump)
§ Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck. (Orson Wells)
§ Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it did not work for the rabbit. (R. Shay)
§ One half of life is luck, the other half is discipline–and that is the important half, for without discipline you would not know what to do with luck. (Carl Zuckmeyer)
Good luck superstitions
§ Fingers crossed — By making the sign of the Christian faith with our fingers, evil spirits would be prevented from destroying our chances of good fortune.
§ See a penny, pick it up; all day long, you will have good luck. or
§ Picking up a penny lying on the ground if it is laying heads up, because it is considered good luck. Some people even keep the penny for good fortune.
§ A frog brings good luck to the house it enters.
§ A bird flying into the house means good luck.
§ Looking at the moon over your right shoulder
§ A ladybug landing on you
§ Putting a dress on inside out
§ If you put sugar in the cup first, before the tea, you will have good luck.
§ If you see three butterflies together they will bring you good luck or if the first butterfly you see in the year is white, it brings good luck to you throughout the year.
§ Hearing crickets singing
§ If you see a horseshoe that was lost, it will bring you good luck.
§ Hang a horseshoe with the ends up so the good luck will not fall out
§ You can hang up garlic for good luck
§ If you put a mirror just across the door, you will have good luck.
§ An itchy palm means money will come your way
§ At the end of a rainbow is a pot of gold
§ Wearing your birthstone will bring you good luck
§ The cross serves as good luck and a symbol to ward off evil and protect the person who bears it.
§ The number seven is a lucky number all over the world and is important in world religions like Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity.
§ The wedding veil protects the bride from the evil eye
§ Pictures or statues of elephants that face a door bring good luck
§ To find a four-leaf clover is to find good luck
Chances are good that one or more of these good luck superstitions or good luck sayings you have heard of. Maybe one or more you believe in, or think may have some merit. If not you, then almost surely someone you know.
You may have even bought a “good luck” gift for yourself or someone you know.
There are hundreds of superstitions and sayings I could list. But whether you believe in any of them is not for me to say. Unless you are different from everyone else, however, there is surely some good luck superstition you instinctively follow.
Maybe there’s one you are aware of. Maybe even a bad luck superstition you try to avoid. If not, cross your fingers and wish for good luck.
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