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    Luck follows skill

    Hi,


    In reading one of Aleister Crowley´s story I came across a phrase luck follows skill. Though I understand it, I would like to ask if anybody knows about a different way of putting it; simply how to say luck follows skill in a different form. I have made a search and the afore-mentioned phrase does not seem to be used frequently and it may be that it is an idiom coined by Crowley himself.


    Thank you very much.
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    Re: Luck follows skill

    One variation could be "The harder I work, the luckier I get."

    There's a quotation often attributed to Thomas Jefferson, along the same lines.

    "I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."

    Seneca is attributed with saying "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity".

    There are some similar variations here.
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    Re: Luck follows skill

    Skill precedes luck.

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