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Quotes about Chance

Let these Chance quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

A life lived of choice is a life of conscious action.
A life lived of chance is a life of unconscious creation.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Destiny is not a matter of chance,
It is a matter of choice.
It is not something to be waited for,
But rather something to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

He who trusts all things to chance,
makes a lottery of his life
- Proverb

Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
- Jacques Delille

 

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should not let our response to
the people who disagree with us
be dictated by what they say about us
or even how they treat people we care for.
There has to be a chance that we can find love.
- William J. Clinton


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If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Not chance of birth or place has made us friends,
Being oftentimes of different tongues and nations,
But the endeavor for the selfsame ends,
With the same hopes, and fears, and aspirations.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It's just random chance, baby; get used to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought
for with ardor and diligence.
- Abigail Adams

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
- Abraham Lincoln

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
- Oprah Winfrey

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.
- Spike Milligan

There is no chance and anarchy in the universe.
All is system and gradation.
Every god is there sitting in his sphere.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a rock star, I have two instincts,
I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
- Sammy Hagar

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
- Harrison Ford

I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings
his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
- Peter De Vries

No man was ever wise by chance.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

Do real life people actually fall in love
with the idea of being in love?
Unfortunately, it is actually quite common.
Someone wants desperately to have
the husband or wife of their dreams.
They visualize the vine-covered cottage
with the white picket fence.
They choose the colors for the nursery.
They design all the aspects of their married life.
A real person stands no chance of measuring up to those fantasies.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends,
never lose a chance to make them.
- Francesco Guicciardini

Read the best books first,
or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
- Henry David Thoreau

We are not the same persons this year as last;
nor are those we love.
It is a happy chance if we, changing,
continue to love a changed person.
- W. Somerset Maugham

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Never stop dreaming your inspired future.
Believing in your dreams is only the first step,
but unless you have a dream that you believe in,
you are leaving your future to random chance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life
in which chance has placed us,
but is always the result of a good conscience,
good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
- Thomas Jefferson

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
- Albert Camus

I have never been able to look upon America as young
and vital but rather as prematurely old,
as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen.
- Henry Miller

Getting a chance to practice six months against my own teammates,
who I consider the best soccer players in the world,
there's no way I couldn't improve.
- Lorrie Fair

How often things occur by mere chance which we dared not even hope for.
- Terence

I look at the Senior Al Gore that I had the chance
to serve in the Senate with.
A great human being.
He went down to defeat to this right wing bunch back at the time.
- Birch Bayh

Random chance seems to have operated in our favor ...
there was no deity involved.
- Spock character in the Star Trek television series

Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which
the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction
that he is beating the man who keeps the table.
- Ambrose Bierce

No man ever wetted clay and then left it,
as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
- Plutarch

He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly,
but he will do few things.
- Edward F. Halifax

Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.
- James Cash Penney

A consistent soul believes in destiny,
a capricious one in chance.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Golf is a matter of confidence.
If you think you cannot do it, there is no chance you will.
- Henry Cotton

But the irony is that because the band isn't the focus any more,
it allows me the chance to enjoy being a member of Def Leppard much more.
- Rick Allen

Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
- Euripides

Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen?
Chance favors only the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool's paradise
when that's the only paradise he'll ever have a chance to enter.
- Jessamyn West

Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

I jump at any chance to go back into theater.
- Taye Diggs

For me, my travels have been the chance to go to a
place that already exists in my imagination.
- Hugo Pratt

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself.
It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance,
or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
- Orison Swett Marden

If what I do prove well, it won't advance.
They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance.
- Anne Bradstreet

I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance,
the opportunity or maybe the respect.
- Luther Allison

A lot of them want to come and play for Manchester United.
They want to play because Alex has a record of giving
youth a chance and we have the history and heritage of Manchester United.
- David Gill

You have to make lots of birdies and give your opponent no chance.
- Michelle Wie

Could we have prevented in 100% certainty? I don't
think anything is that certain.
However, we would have had a very, very good chance for preventing it.
- Sibel Edmonds

I never had the chance to consider what or how I wanted to be.
- Namie Amuro

Trouble is part of your life - if you don't share it,
you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough.
- Dinah Shore

No government ought to be without censors;
and where the press is free,
no one ever will.
Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
- Anatole France

First-person narrators is the way I know how to write
a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
- Anne Rice

The only safe thing is to take a chance.
- Mike Nichols

I started out typing and filing and answering the phones
for a little nine-person firm.
And that nine-person firm gave me my chance to find my own way.
- Carly Fiorina

America is the land of the second chance -
and when the gates of the prison open,
the path ahead should lead to a better life.
- George W. Bush

People want to get to know you.
I don't think America got a chance to know me in that short time.
- LaToya London

It's been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused.
- Richard Pryor

It's true hard work never killed anybody,
but I figure, why take the chance?
- Ronald Reagan

Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
- Emily Dickinson


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