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The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


All of our children have so much potential. All of our children deserve a chance at life.
~By Joe Baca ~


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 ~


If you're a kid who's not necessarily attractive, and you don't have money, and you're not hip and cool, chances are you're not going to feel good about yourself and want to be an actor.
~By Jim McKay ~


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 ~


Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


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


I also got a chance to go to the American Museum in New York, which helped my interest.
~By Robert T. Bakker ~


I love the walk although my security team weren't too sure to begin with but I was anxious to be able to lead a near normal life. Whilst walking I do get the chance to meet people and keep in touch.
~By David Blunkett ~


Give luck a chance to happen.
~By Tom Kite ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


A lot of very, very big stars were going down and not being seen or heard from again. Kirk took a huge chance in putting a blacklisted writer's name on the screen and somehow or other, he survived it, like he survives everything.
~By Lee Grant ~


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


A very small cause which escapes our notice determines a considerable effect that we cannot fail to see, and then we say that the effect is due to chance.
~By Henri Poincare ~


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 ~


The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


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.
~By Birch Bayh ~


If you enjoy math and you write novels, it's very rare that you'll get a chance to put your math into a novel. I leapt at the chance.
~By Mark Haddon ~


There's only so much you can do, but if somebody doesn't give you a chance there is nothing you can do.
~By Charlize Theron ~


If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will.
~By Paul Harvey ~


Great were the lamentation and the cry when the news of this mischance was noised about the city. Such a tumult of mourning was never before heard, for the whole city was moved.
~By Marie de France ~


Newt correctly assumes that the American public is beginning to look down the road and at least distinguish the landmarks on either side and know where it wants go. We have a chance to lead it there.
~By Pete du Pont ~


I do interviews because it's a chance to be myself. I sometimes wonder what I could have to say that would be of any interest. I don't have any great wisdom.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


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 ~


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


I spent my first three weeks there on a wing with 21 murderers. I met some very evil people there but also some men who'd had no upbringing, no chance in life.
~By Jeffrey Archer ~


I think that every new record is a chance to... I think what it is for me is my heart and soul at that moment in time... I've always felt that just being able to make a record is a privilege.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


My job is to give my team a chance to win.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


This party is full of stars. They will all have their chance to shine.
~By Roger Knapman ~


If you look closely enough, amid the merciless and the bitter, there is always the chance that you may find comfort and the promise of something good.
~By Bob Greene ~


Is woman a religion? Well, perhaps you will have the chance of judging for yourselves if you go to America. There you will find men treating women with just the same respect formerly accorded only to religious dignitaries or to great nobles.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


Today the House has a chance to give 25 million married couples the best Valentine's Day gift possible, elimination from the most unfair of taxes, the marriage tax penalty.
~By Jerry Weller ~


The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone, it's just plain foolish not to take it.
~By Mink Stole ~


So, it takes a lot of chance and luck. I mean I was lucky enough to get in the program where people with the same skills never made it to the program. So keep trying.
~By Philippe Perrin ~


So far we have not convinced the Chinese authorities. My own brother was refused a visa on what was probably my last chance of seeing him when he was going around the world on a tour. Scott Nearing was similarly refused.
~By Anna Louise Strong ~


Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


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 ~


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 ~


I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.
~By Alexander Fleming ~


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 ~


In prison, you get the chance to see who really loves you.
~By Suge Knight ~


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


Rhetoric does not get you anywhere, because Hitler and Mussolini are just as good at rhetoric. But if you can bring these people down with comedy, they stand no chance.
~By Mel Brooks ~


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 ~


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


Whenever we have thanked these men and women for what they have done for us, without exception they have expressed gratitude for having the chance to help - because they grew as they served.
~By Clayton Christensen ~


I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things.
~By Deborah Bull ~


I'll never be a good writer, and no chance of being a good actor.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
~By Frank Sinatra ~


I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct it - and it came as a surprise to me because American actors, if given the chance, can do style as well as anybody and speak as well as anybody.
~By Rod Steiger ~


I will interview bigwigs if I get the chance, but you are seldom surprised by people in power - you've got to get awfully damn close to get anything new.
~By Joe Sacco ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


Number one, it was a chance to thank my parents, because they passed away a couple of years ago. They gave me so much by giving me the opportunity to play soccer, and I wanted to share the story we had together.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


As years go by, chances of winning here are getting slimmer. That's just a matter of fact. It does get tougher, but it's possible, there's a tiny little chance.
~By Stefan Edberg ~


I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


Why talk now when so many things have been said without ever giving me a chance to talk?
~By Bobby Knight ~


The Wellcome Foundation offered me the chance to establish a small academic research unit, modestly funded, but with total independence. The real opportunity, however, came from King's College, London.
~By James W. Black ~


When your parent is a public idol, you never really have a chance to lay that parent to rest.
~By Lorna Luft ~


What you feel spiritually. I think a lot of that has to do with it. If you have no spiritual life, chances are everything is going to aggravate you, you're going to fly off the handle at everything and that's what I did in the past. I've kind of got that under control now.
~By Mike Ditka ~


I think our chances are not looking great today but the only way to fail for me is just not to try.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential.
~By Betty Buckley ~


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.
~By Anatole France ~


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 ~


I feel very strongly when there's no chance for me to find a key to a piece.
~By Jan Garbarek ~


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


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


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 ~


We stand a chance of getting a president who has probably killed more people before he gets into office than any president in the history of the United States.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


A problem is your chance to do your best.
~By Duke Ellington ~


Man, who is he? Too bad, to be the work of God: Too good for the work of chance!
~By Doris Lessing ~


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


Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.
~By William Petty ~


We can all be proud of our men and women in the military who are following their orders, carrying out their missions and sacrificing so much to give the Iraqi people a chance for a more peaceful and prosperous future.
~By Ron Kind ~


An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say "Gentlemen" to the person with whom he is conversing.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


I finally got a chance to talk to my daughter from my previous marriage. I just got married May 3 to my beautiful wife, but we don't see each other much.
~By Peter Criss ~


The man who didn't want his wife to work has been succeeded by the man who asks about her chances of getting a raise.
~By Earl Wilson ~


But I was very disappointed that I didn't get a chance to go overseas with that group, might not have gotten back but I wanted very much to go because there's not much of a record of the exploits of the first Negro fighter group.
~By Gordon Parks ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Democracy still has a real hope and chance in Iraq, and true freedom in this country would be the greatest testament to those who gave their lives for it.
~By Mary Landrieu ~


The greatest risk is really to take no risk at all. You've got to go out there, jump off the cliff, and take chances.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


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.
~By Lorrie Fair ~


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 ~


I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


We must overcome the notion that we must be regular... it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
~By Uta Hagen ~


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 ~


I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
~By Arnold Palmer ~


The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down.
~By Flip Wilson ~


Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor. But how does the slave differ from his master, but by chance?
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


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 ~


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.
~By Leonard Bailey ~


You weren't going to the theater to change the world, but you had a chance to affect the world, the thinking and the feelings of the world.
~By James Earl Jones ~

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