Chance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Chance

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I assure you I will not miss the chance to show you that you were right when you voted for me.
~By Traian Basescu ~


We had a party with the rest of the skaters in our trailer and then the next day we were off to see Jimmy Carter. And then we had the World Championships the next weekend, so not a lot of chance to catch up.
~By Eric Heiden ~


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 ~


It's great to have the chance to play a character before he goes to the dark side, or the yellow side if you will. Normally, you don't get that opportunity. The narrative of a movie usually demands that you are that guy from the start.
~By Mark Strong ~


Fans made me. The fans gave me a chance, and they made me. Beyond that, my career has been trials and tribulations and ups and downs, so I have to have true fans riding with me.
~By Puff Daddy ~


It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


I am not surprised that they show no intention to follow in my footsteps, although if I had a second chance myself, I would certainly try to repeat my present career.
~By Richard Ernst ~


You can take a chance with any man who pays his bills on time.
~By Terence ~


TO preach a sermon or edit a newspaper were the two things in life which I always felt I could do with credit to myself and benefit to the world, if I only had the chance.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


I've never played a hero before so I jumped at the chance.
~By Adrian Edmondson ~


If you give me the chance, I'll destroy America for you.
~By Johnny Rotten ~


If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.
~By Mary Pickford ~


But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities?
~By Albert Claude ~


If all Europe lies flat while the Russian mob tramps over it, we will then be faced with a war under difficult circumstances, and with a very good chance of losing it.
~By James Forrestal ~


I don't think we can go back to the old days. But I think that what the government needs to do is it needs to make sure that the pricing is fair, that you don't have monopolies out there, so that people don't have a chance to compete fairly.
~By Dan Glickman ~


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


By giving the public a rich and full melody, distinctly arranged and well played, all the time creating new tone colors and patterns, I feel we have a better chance of being successful. I want a kick to my band, but I don't want the rhythm to hog the spotlight.
~By Glenn Miller ~


Although idea and form are ultimately paramount in my work, so too are chance, accident, and rawness.
~By Martin Puryear ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was heartbroken at the end of that, because I thought that was going to be it for me. Somehow I had worked my way into this movie and it had exposed me to people and I had a chance to be an actor, which I loved, but I didn't think it was ever going to happen again.
~By Jason Schwartzman ~


If you go in and audition for roles rather than just be offered them, then you kind of get a chance to kind of discover that you can do something that you didn't think you could do.
~By Peter Sarsgaard ~


I went to college and I never allowed myself to think for an instant that I would have this chance to do this.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


I knew I'd just done one of the most amazing things that I will ever get a chance to do. Just to be part of a musical that's not your background and to pull it off and to think that we've done something that's really special.
~By Gerard Butler ~


Black Rock gives us all a chance to heal, to become ourselves.
~By Larry Harvey ~


At twelve I was determined to shoot only For honor; at twenty not to shoot at all; I know at thirty-three that one must shoot As often as one gets the rare chance - In killing there is more than commentary.
~By Allen Tate ~


The best thing to do is stare it in the face and move on. We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what's safe and comfortable.
~By Terri Clark ~


Give peace a chance.
~By Yitzhak Rabin ~


I got a chance to have my dream come true, and I wanted to make sure I made the decision as to when I dropped my last album. If I don't feel like this album is an incredible piece of work, then I'm cool with the albums I've done. I don't have to put out another album.
~By Puff Daddy ~


Some people are very lucky, and have the story in their heads. I've never storyboarded anything. I like the idea of chance. What makes God laugh is people who make plans.
~By Nicolas Roeg ~


So I got a chance to meet a whole bunch of those old real, real rough but gentle men. They lived hard, but they lived good - in one sense, you know. But you had a lot of fun. Didn't make much money, but you had a lot of fun.
~By Little Milton ~


Above all, film is a business... Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit more bold, and take a few more chances with what you do.
~By Mel Gibson ~


I suppose that if I could have quit, I would have, because in those days I never wanted to be an actress, the acting was something to do while I waited for a chance to study writing and directing. But I guess I was just meant to be an actress. Because, here I am.
~By Judy Holliday ~


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 ~


Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today.
~By Tyra Banks ~


I worry about kids and all they are exposed to. Kids get so bombarded with hard, commercial sounds. They don't even have a chance to develop the softer part of themselves without fear of being ridiculed.
~By Susannah McCorkle ~


Do theater. Because you'll develop a craft that you'll always have. It'll give you a chance to really learn how to act and you won't go into the world with a few measly tricks that will only carry you so far.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


You look at 2001, we were third in points and no one gave us much of a chance when the season started. We came back last year and had the same team, the same everybody and led points.
~By Sterling Marlin ~


The Masters is a very important tournament. You don't want to jeopardize your chances. The sponsors understand that.
~By Stuart Appleby ~


People take chances every now and then, and you don't want to disappoint them.
~By Jason Statham ~


I had never done any serious acting before, but I decided that it was a chance that I should take.
~By Helena Christensen ~


I could not agree more. The students of Delaware State often looked to the school as their chance, their hand up, their hope. And they gave their all.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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 ~


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


Give us a chance to show you that those so-called protective laws to aid women - however well intentioned originally - have become in fact restraints, which keep wife, abandoned wife, and widow alike from supporting her family.
~By Martha Griffiths ~


Unless the great majority of Americans not only have, but believe they have, a fair chance, the better American future will be dangerously compromised.
~By Herbert Croly ~


A chance, as a coach, to take a team to the World Cup finals is probably as high up the tree as it gets, certainly with one-day cricket.
~By Andy Pick ~


Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
~By Luis Bunuel ~


I was dying but suddenly had a second chance at living.
~By Shelley Fabares ~


I've worked with many directors, good ones and bad ones. So if I have a chance to work the good ones, I better put myself in their hands, and trust them, because that's my big opportunity to be different, and to be better than usual.
~By Thomas Kretschmann ~


When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
~By Mark Twain ~


I get cassettes near Academy Award time of every movie that's made that thinks it has some kind of chance for a nomination - that's when I watch my movies.
~By William Peter Blatty ~


In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed.
~By William Ernest Henley ~


Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


From the age of four, I was a huge comic fan and still am. When Lost in Space came along it was like being in a huge comic so we jumped at the chance of being part of that project and it proved to be a good choice.
~By Bill Mumy ~


The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on women.
~By Nancy Astor ~


I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.
~By Morris Chestnut ~


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 ~


If you do not believe you can do it then you have no chance at all.
~By Arsene Wenger ~


I figured that pitchers had a better chance of getting drafted than fielders, so I decided I should be a pitcher. But I never expected to be picked in the first round. I wasn't even sure I'd get picked at all.
~By Dwight Gooden ~


St Paul, in his second letter to Corinth, spells this out further in the important eighth and ninth chapters, where he urges some of the Christian communities to be generous to others so that they may also have the chance to be generous in return.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


And then my chance really happened in 1996 when we added the second flight of the tether satellite.
~By Umberto Guidoni ~


Jazz really does try to include everything. It's always been popular music. But the wonderful thing about jazz is its willingness to take chances.
~By Madeleine Peyroux ~


Usually when I'm out doing stuff, I'm just out in the wild, doing the wild thing. I don't really get a chance to just chill out until I come here, in my creative space.
~By Bootsy Collins ~


To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I've still got a long way to go.
~By Sharon Stone ~


Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.
~By Carl Sagan ~


It's important to give it all you have while you have the chance.
~By Shania Twain ~


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 ~


Some other people are very lucky and always get in to the very best teams at the very best times and therefore go out and score lots of championship points and be in with a chance of the championship.
~By David Leslie ~


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


I don't really get a chance to watch much television.
~By Will Estes ~


A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.
~By Stanislaw Lem ~


We'd dub the one that came off best into the final transcription. It gave us a chance to ad lib as much as we wanted, knowing that excess ad libbing could be sliced from the final product.
~By Bing Crosby ~


We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


I have no shortage of material or offers, it's just a case of what you select to do. But I think it's realistic that my chances of playing Romeo are now over.
~By Sean Connery ~


Theatre is more exciting in the sense that you can actually see the audience in the eye. You know there are no takes and retakes. You have one chance to do your job... and you better do it well!
~By Christine Lahti ~


Anyone who has to fight, even with the most modern weapons, against an enemy in complete command of the air, fights like a savage against modern European troops, under the same handicaps and with the same chances of success.
~By Erwin Rommel ~


I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


I believe that fate is choices - it's not chance.
~By Wayne Newton ~


China's cinema has been rising for some time; it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S.
~By Ziyi Zhang ~


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 was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society.
~By Virginia Gildersleeve ~


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 ~


The West German population would protest passionately if it knew what secret meetings between the federal chancellor, McCoy, and foreign and Nazi generals are planning.
~By Walter Ulbricht ~


It is not like I have gone crazy, I just don't want to take any chances. You never know what could happen.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


Don't talk to me about aesthetics or tradition. Talk to me about what sells and what's good right now. And what the American people like is to think the underdog still has a chance.
~By George Steinbrenner ~


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


God's justice, tardy though it prove perchance, Rests never on the track until it reach Delinquency.
~By Robert Browning Hamilton ~


But I loved the theatre and I was just doing theatre 24/7 and kept dropping courses because I didn't have the time and the chancellor thought that wasn't a good idea after awhile.
~By Mandy Patinkin ~


I am just glad that I can take the music to the people who want to hear it. I love my audiences. I am deeply indebted to them for giving me the chance to sing my concerts, make records, and do what I love. Whatever people call it, it is great to have a voice!
~By Judy Collins ~


It's funny how social activists usually protest against the only things that have a credible chance of achieving the activists' goals.
~By Craig Bruce ~


If you get a chance to be in a film, that's great. One of my goals is to make a record as good as Don Henley's album, Building the Perfect Beast.
~By Glenn Frey ~


Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


I'd like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me.
~By Ida Tarbell ~


Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
~By Mary Tyler Moore ~


If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances.
~By Alberto Salazar ~


We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state, many duties that were left a generation ago to chance.
~By Arthur Capper ~


A fool must now and then be right, by chance.
~By William Cowper ~


And certainly the history of public sculpture has been disastrous but that doesn't mean it ought not to continue and the only way it even has a chance to continue is if the work gets out into the public.
~By Richard Serra ~

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June 25 ,2022
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