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Chance Quotes

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
- Phyllis Diller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
- Edgar Bergen

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

Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
- Anatole France

Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance.
- King George V

More than 150 heads of state attended the UN Summit,
giving New Yorkers a chance to get in touch with prejudices
they didn't even know they had.
- Jon Stewart

Obviously, it gave me a chance to see Barcelona.
I won't deny that.
But I also had a chance to see something in another
country in terms of recycling and reusing nuclear material.
- Ed Pastor

To race Formula three is very high risk and I am not going to take a chance.
Thank god I am not doing it!
- Emerson Fittipaldi

You will never stub your toe standing still.
The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe,
but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.
- Charles Kettering

I worked at a local television station and I got a
chance to direct and do all those things -
worked kiddie shows,
Ranger House show with the hand puppets and things like that.
- Barry Levinson

But to me the bottom line is the more education you can give yourself,
and the more preparation you can do,
the less chance of failing.
- Stuart Pearce

Think of war as a game of Russian roulette.
It is a game of chance with your life as the grand prize.
- Ramman Kenoun

We need to keep this Labour government,
it has a good chance of another term.
- Clare Short

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
- Jane Austen

The people like the American Legion Post that gave us a chance to play.
A place to play and a chance to play.
- Dave Winfield

It takes one person to give you a big chance.
- Patricia Velasquez

Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.
- Marcus Garvey

We must, from here on in, all go down the same path...
There may not be another chance.
- Maurice Strong

I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.
- Gore Vidal

If by chance some day you're not feeling well
and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done
and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart,
then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.
- Red Skelton

The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power,
but in the chance to use power to do great things.
- John Boehner

There was a chance for me to write one song for the
section where Elvis sat in his black leather outfit and sang the old hits.
At eight oclock the next morning I had written Memories.
- Mac Davis

This is my chance to get out there and appease the
fans of my music as well as show people that I do do
standup comedy because a lot of people don't know that's where I started.
- Nick Cannon

I like this job - most days I have a chance to make
breakfast and take the kids to school or to read 'em a bedtime story.
It's almost like a normal life.
- Mark Harmon

I would recommend anybody who gets a chance to see short track skating,
make it a point to go out there when Apolo is skating
because you won't see anybody better.
- Eric Heiden

Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
- Thomas Mann

If I had had a chance to tour with Van Halen before the record,
I think it would have been a different record.
- Gary Cherone

There's nothing as exciting as a comeback -
seeing someone with dreams,
watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
- Rachel Griffiths

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

From beginning to end I worried that Ang Lee wouldn't
be satisfied with my work.
So I worked as hard as I could to earn his trust,
because you only get a chance like this once.
- Zhang Ziyi

The more we can do to create a better society,
that benefits more people, the better chance we have
that our society will continue to grow and prosper.
- Sanford I. Weill

More than 100 people are involved in a transplant operation...
and we can't waste time and resources if there is a
chance the caretakers aren't up for an awesome responsibility.
- Leonard Bailey

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

The Governor's Mansion is a beautiful home,
a beautiful building - we're privileged to have a chance to live there.
It certainly doesn't feel as comfortable as our home.
- Matt Blunt


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