• Luck is a goddess not to be coerced and forcibly wooed by those who seek her favours. From such masterful spirits she turns away. But it happens sometimes that, if we put our hand in hers with the humble trust of a little child, she will have pity on us, and not fail us in our hour of need.

    P. G. Wodehouse (2009). “A Damsel in Distress: Easyread Super Large 20pt Edition”, p.107,