diligence is the mother of good luck

1591 W. STEPNEY Spanish Schoolmaster L2v Diligence is the mother of good fortune. La diligencia es madre de la buena ventura.

1736 B. FRANKLIN Poor Richard’s Almanack (Feb.) Diligence is the mother of good Luck.

1875 S. SMILES Thrift ix. Diligence is the mother of good luck... A man’s success in life will be proportionate to his efforts.

1972 B. EMECHETA In Ditch vi. Where do people get a system that allows a man to be better off when out of work?.. People..used to say that diligence was the mother of fortune.

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