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Larry Hagman, Correct That Luck Is What Counts Most, Tops Weekend Reading List

At the top of the reading list this weekend is Hello Darlin.’ This book is the autobiography of the actor and fellow Texan Larry Hagman 

Here’s what Larry says in the introduction about luck—“When people ask for my secret, I tell them it’s been 20 percent hard work and 80 percent luck. I think a lot of life comes down to that….So little is in our control.” 

Larry has that right. Luck about where you are born, who you parents are, and the time in history you are born into makes much of the difference.

You need to work hard to be successful. But anybody who tells you that hard work guarantees success is living in a fantasy land. It never has guaranteed success and it never will.  

June 15, 2007 Posted by | Books | 1 Comment