Diligence is the mother of good luck

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

Prov. If you work carefully and constantly, you will be far more likely to be successful, as if luck had come your way. Mimi: I'll never get work as an actress; I always have such bad luck at auditions. Jane: Keep working at it. Diligence is the mother of good luck.
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