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Answered 2011-06-03 17:38:17

Seneca, a first-century Roman philosopher, allegedly said, "Luck is where the crossroads of opportunity and preparation meet."

Oprah Winfrey must have amended--basically, shortened--the quote before using it herself. Her version was worded exactly as it appears in the question above.

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