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'...I can accept that bad things sometimes happen to good people. What drives me nuts is how all the good things always seem to happen to people I can't stand!'
"… then I found a million cash in my desk drawer. I can't tell you what a boost that was."
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"I think I've already had my fifteen minutes of fortune."
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'I only need a job until I win the lottery.'
Researchers attempt to find out once and for all whether great things really can just fall in your lap.
Man gets millions of one-of-a-kind mutant walnut.
'Hey, didn't you paint that?'
"Someone hacked into Portnoy's computer, stole his identity and paid off his mortgage and credit card debt. Some guys have all the luck!"
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"Who'd have thought a crease in the plans would result in an award for outstanding architecture?"
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'This New Year you will be bathed in a sea of cash!...Hand on...Sorry. This New Year you will need a flea bath for some sort of rash.'
'I've lost the will to die.'
'My son's well-being.'
'This good fortune is a result of exceptionally good judgement and management, or plain old good luck.'
'You're lucky, Bob. We'll check in with your agent as a precaution, but I think it's just a bruised ego.'
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'Good news honey! We're able to afford that jacuzzi!'
'Just when I thought my chances for being heroic were gone. Then to my good fortune, along came Afghanistan.'
Misfortune helps us appreciate good fortune.
'I THOUGHT I had the wind at my back, but it was only the boss breathing down my neck.'
"Golf Myth #104 - Lucky Pants."
'And speaking about luck, the day after I won the Lotto, I met Zelda.'
'Dude! You got the needle! Freakin' A that's cool, those things are wickedly hard to find!'
'It's english for fortune...'
"Remember this? One sweetheart of a deal!"