diligence is the mother of good luck

diligence is the mother of good luck

proverb Hard work produces opportunities for success and good fortune. A: "Adam is so lucky to have gotten a book deal." B: "Well, diligence is the mother of good luck, and he does spend most of every single day writing."
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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.
See also: good, luck, mother, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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