uncertain quote (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Wed Oct 23 15:22:00 UTC 2013

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> > I have a client who says that, "There is no such thing as luck. What
> > you call luck is just attention to detail" is a Churchill quote. I
> > can't actually find it attributable to anyone, much less Churchill.
> > Can the quote sleuths out there shine any light on this? Thanks.
> > DAD
> >
> Sounds a bit reminiscent of Branch Rickey's "Luck is the residue of
> design", if that is indeed Branch Rickey's.  (General manager of the
> Brooklyn Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals in mid-20th c., signed Jackie
> Robinson on to the former, etc. etc.)
Attributed to Texas football coach Darrell Royal "Luck doesn't go around
looking for a stumblebum."

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