Chance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Chance

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Romania and Bulgaria were particularly irresponsible. If they wanted to diminish their chances of joining Europe they could not have found a better way.
~By Jacques Chirac ~


Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great?
~By Jimmy Johnson ~


No, but way before that, I've been doing little dances in movies for years. Yeah, that was an amazing chance. You know, at my age to be able to do a music dance video, very unusual.
~By Christopher Walken ~


I'll be honest with you: not a chance in this world. But you know, stranger things have happened.
~By Stacy Keach ~


I learned in business that you had to be very careful when you told somebody that's working for you to do something, because the chances were very high he'd do it. In government, you don't have to worry about that.
~By George P. Shultz ~


It is very important that when you put something on the grill, you leave it in place to cook. If you move it around too quickly, chances are it is going to stick.
~By Bobby Flay ~


As long as I've got a chance to beat you I'm going to take it.
~By Leo Durocher ~


If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.
~By Tiger Woods ~


It seemed to me that this might be a great pageant, which would give a chance for a very interesting picture.
~By Henry Ossawa Tanner ~


War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
~By Sophocles ~


All the writers and producers around us that gave us the environment where we could play. They were able to provide us with a place where we could take chances to play with things, go against the grain and do things that people don't always do.
~By Matthew Ashford ~


I love roller coasters. I don't get a chance often, but I've gone to Magic Mountain and gone on the rides. I love roller coasters.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it!
~By Davy Crockett ~


Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it-they'll be on something incredibly funny, but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe.
~By Peter Farrelly ~


I think in the case of horror, it's a chance to confront a lot of your worse fears and those fears usually have to do, ironically, with powerlessness and isolation.
~By Adam Arkin ~


One of the things I noticed more in this draft than in any recent drafts was the importance of the character issue. Players who had baggage, like Justice, fell much farther than his talent dictated. But a lot of coaches didn't want to take the chance.
~By Ron Jaworski ~


There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


Seems to me that this business, for actors anyway, is not so much about whether or not you do good work. It's about whether or not you get the chance to do good work.
~By Hugh Laurie ~


I wanted to travel with my dad to be close to him again. Having babies and raising my own family took so much of my time, I didn't have a chance to be with him very often.
~By Nancy Sinatra ~


We should recognize that on the day that we are born, our glass is half full. In America your chance to fill your glass the rest of the way up is greater than it is anyplace else on this planet.
~By Steve King ~


So what I do now is to pre-empt that by making the up into a virtue, and telling funny stories about how crap I am before people have a chance to notice it for themselves and think maybe I haven't realised.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


I'm aware of the fact that a lot of talented people out there will never get this chance.
~By Brad Paisley ~


You never know what can happen. I feel like I have a pretty good chance, but you never know.
~By Carly Patterson ~


It was a good chance for us to play for people who would never have heard us otherwise.
~By Daisy Berkowitz ~


Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


I just got a call one day from Ringo asking me if I wanted to go out on the tour. It was as simple as that. He was putting together this band and he heard of me in the context of doing this and he gave me a call. I jumped at the chance.
~By Greg Lake ~


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


It comes from the likes of you! Take what you can get! Grab the chances as they come along! Act in hallways! Sing in doorways! Dance in cellars!
~By Alexander Woollcott ~


I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn't speak English and I couldn't speak French, so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations - that's why we got married really quickly.
~By Sean Connery ~


Whatever character you play, it gives you the chance to expose another side of yourself that maybe you've never felt comfortable with, or never knew about.
~By Laura Dern ~


I know Mama Rose is a great role and I love having a chance to do it.
~By Bernadette Peters ~


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.
~By John Boehner ~


Just to be around that, to feel a part of it and be able to integrate the experience while I was with the Messengers, of going and playing gigs with other drummers, gave me the chance to realize that it was not just me that was making it happen.
~By Benny Green ~


Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.
~By Thad Cochran ~


So, I was just a young guy, maybe with an idea, and Cecil Taylor, himself a rebel, would take a chance on a guy like me. It turned out to be a very symbiotic partnership. I learned a lot from him.
~By Archie Shepp ~


But whether, for example, a coat can be exchanged for twenty yards of linen cloth or for forty yards is not a matter of chance, but depends upon objective conditions, upon the amount of socially necessary labor time contained in the coat and in the linen respectively.
~By Rudolf Hiferding ~


It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel, we elected to become a society that never made contact, that never gave SETI a fair chance.
~By Barney Oliver ~


From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.
~By Dick Cheney ~


And at the same time, you are of course a performer, but it's very important that you understand that your role as a performer is to get the best performance from those wonderful colleagues that you have the chance to work with.
~By Michael Tilson Thomas ~


I want kids to have a chance to dream of becoming something like I did in my life, and when you're living in a home that's dysfunctional and unhealthy that way, you don't dream like that.
~By Picabo Street ~


Events are not a matter of chance.
~By Gamal Abdel Nasser ~


For me it's even more interesting, because my character comes out of the shadow. It's a chance to really act emotionally, because the situation is an extreme one.
~By Ian McDiarmid ~


I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn't mean I'm going to get a hit every game, but that's one of the reasons I've come a long way as a hitter.
~By Mark McGwire ~


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


We need to take command of the solar system to gain that wealth, and to escape the sea of paper our government is becoming, and for some decent chance of stopping a Dinosaur Killer asteroid.
~By Larry Niven ~


All I demand for the black man is, that the white people shall take their heels off his neck, and let him have a chance to rise by his own efforts.
~By William Wells Brown ~


When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?
~By Russell Hoban ~


The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away whatever obligation or interest we have as regards the neutrality of Belgium. We could not entertain that bargain either.
~By Edward Grey ~


All of us who are convinced that our military needs all the support the government and public will provide are pleased that he will have his chance to do just that.
~By Alex Morrison ~


Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


I'm an actor and I've created a lasting and memorable character named Frasier, who is not me, but who most people think is. So when I have a chance to play something that's different, I embrace it because it's fun; also in this case, he's a memorable character.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


We felt like when we went into last year we had a pretty good chance to win the championship from the previous year with the fall we put together. We've got the same everything now, so I think we can come back and be as strong this year.
~By Sterling Marlin ~


For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


We have a chance to wind down and expedite the removal of 96 percent of the world's nuclear weapons. What an achievement it would be, if at the end of the next administration, we could say that the nuclear arsenals of both Russia and the United States had been reduced to the barest minimums.
~By Diane Feinstein ~


Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it's not like it's a bible.
~By Javier Bardem ~


These syllables, about 2,300 in number, were mixed together and then drawn out by chance and used to construct series of different lengths, several of which each time formed the material for a test.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting - or the authorities even prosecuting - a pro athlete were practically nil.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


Winning that first game was so important; my mother always said that the first game of the second set was the chance to keep it going if you were ahead or change things if you were behind.
~By Tracy Austin ~


Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Today is you own. Tomorrow perchance may never come.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


Peyton Manning is doing things that I think no other quarterback in the history of the league has done at the line of scrimmage... I just think they are a team right now that's got a real chance to run the table.
~By Don Shula ~


No foreign policy - no matter how ingenious - has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Our main task is not to see that people of great wealth add to it, but that those without much money have a greater chance to earn some.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


I think the University of Texas has the chance to become the finest public university in the country.
~By Tom Hicks ~


There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. In other words, I lead with my heart and not my head. That's the only chance we have against George Bush.
~By Howard Dean ~


We all kind of grew up together with Art Blakey because we all were young and he gave us a chance to write. We had to write something that was good and to sit up with a great guy like Art Blakey and watch him.
~By Freddie Hubbard ~


Also, when I started racing he knew a lot of people and it was more easy for me to find the first bike, so I have a good chance for sure.
~By Valentino Rossi ~


And I thought, my God, there's an off chance that they will say something that's really worth preserving and there is one way to do that and I knew what it was because I come from television.
~By James Lipton ~


The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.
~By Roger Babson ~


The longer you play, the better chance the better player has of winning.
~By Jack Nicklaus ~


Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
~By Theophile Gautier ~


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.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


If a pitcher sees you fiddling with the bat, he'll stall until your arms are tired before you even get a chance to hit.
~By Paul Waner ~


A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
~By Emily Bronte ~


My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances don't always come.
~By Ravi Shankar ~


So, whenever Scooter was the Pilot, he never had a chance to fly the orbiter. So, the joke is: I'm going to have a chance to fly it first and hand it over to him.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


I don't think we've got much of a chance to tell you the truth. But our main problem is our audience skews a little older than most shows, and I don't think our people can stay up that late. I certainly can't.
~By Dick Van Dyke ~


I play the piano a lot at home. I write songs on the piano and guitar. I would like to actually play piano on stage. I don't think I'll get the chance for a while.
~By Mick Taylor ~


I think this is one of the greatest strengths of this school. Not only do the students go on to achieve great milestones in their own lives, they never forget their roots and the school that gave them the chance they needed to improve their lives and their families' lives.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


What is overriding that and most important is that readers generally are interested in a good character. They might be more comfortable with Harry because they think they know him, but they always seem willing to give somebody new a chance.
~By Michael Connelly ~


In order to be rated as good as a good man in the field of her earnings, she must show herself better than he. She must be more steady, or more trustworthy, or more skilled, or more cheap in order to have the same chance of employment.
~By Florence Kelley ~


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


All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


Revie said there was nothing between me and Ray yet he never gave me a chance to show what I could do.
~By Peter Shilton ~


After that initial success, every chance we got we'd hire that remote recording truck and just record stuff at the Whisky because it was so inexpensive.
~By Johnny Rivers ~


I've been so busy I haven't had a chance to go crazy. I don't party like I used to.
~By Sarah McLachlan ~


You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
~By Patrick Swayze ~


You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the damn plate and five the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all.
~By Earl Weaver ~


They almost ran me off the road several times. There are so many chances that they take to get the right photo.
~By Loni Anderson ~


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.
~By Barry Levinson ~


Everybody deserves a second chance in this world. That's basically all I ask.
~By Shannen Doherty ~


Songs like the Buck Owens tune, for example, are very simple and straightforward, and recording it really gave me a chance to get into and get a sense of Buck's personality, a feel for that whole Bakersfield sound.
~By Juice Newton ~


A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


I believe I'm doing the right thing in trying to step away from that and to take chances and work on little independent films and do stuff like that wild dance scene.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


The Round-Up is a wonderful community celebration, and I greatly enjoy the chance to visit with residents and see so many families enjoying the festivities offered throughout the week.
~By Greg Walden ~


We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate.
~By Henry Miller ~

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May 20 ,2024
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