“I would rather have a general who was lucky than one who was good.” Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 to 1821) Also known as Napoleon I, the Corsican or the Little Corporal, he was a French general, first consul of France (1799-1804), and emperor of the French (1804-1814/15), one of the most celebrated personages in the history… Read More
Victory favours neither the righteous nor the wicked. It favours the prepared. Unknown Although the author of the above quote is unknown, Louis Pasteur said in a lecture, at the University of Lille, on 07 December 1854 “Dans les champs de l’observation le hasard ne favorise que les esprits prepares” (In the fields of observation… Read More
“Every man is the artisan of his own fortune.” Roman Adage
“Success is the flash of an idea, followed by equal parts of thought and action.” Unknown
“Hope is a great companion, but a poor planner.” Unknown
“Whatever hits the fan will not be evenly distributed.” Law of Probable Dispersion, sometimes written as: “it doesn’t matter what hits the fan; it won’t be equally redistributed. “ The above is scientifically related to dispersion of light, energy and ballistics; although some co-opt it in regards to the proverbial.
“Never trade luck for skill.” Unknown