I apologize. I'm about to unsettle you. But, it's almost the weekend, you'll say. I'm sorry, it has to be done.
In an Esquire Woody Allen Interview, there is this fabulous gem:
A guy will say, "Well, I make my luck." And the same guy walks down the street and a piano that's been hoisted drops on his head. The truth of the matter is your life is very much out of your control.