Chance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Chance

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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 ~


We all have a responsibility, and since I've been so wonderfully blessed, I really want to share and to make life at least a little better. So every chance I get to share the gospel or uplift people, I will take full advantage of that opportunity.
~By Gladys Knight ~


You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
~By Roger Maris ~


Now, I had been drawing all this time - especially in France of course - so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published.
~By Dick Bruna ~


It's fun to be on the edge. I think you do your best work when you take chances, when you're not safe, when you're not in the middle of the road, at least for me, anyway.
~By Danny DeVito ~


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 ~


Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
~By Ernest Dimnet ~


Sorry Day falls on the eve of Reconciliation Week, giving us the chance to ask whether we are making progress in the wider challenge of reconciling Indigenous and other Australians.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.
~By Maurice Ravel ~


I had to wait a while to get the scans back but it shows nothing in terms of needing surgery which is good. I hurt my AC joint and I just need to strengthen it. There is an outside chance to start training by the end of this week and if not than the start of next week.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


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 ~


We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance.
~By Anita Baker ~


I do love television. But the business is accelerating and people are not getting the chance to fail.
~By Dick Wolf ~


Why if I had half a chance, I could make an entire movie using this stock footage. The story opens on these mysterious explosions. Nobody knows what's causing them, but it's upsetting all the buffalo. So, the military are called in to solve the mystery.
~By Ed Wood ~


Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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


Nothing happens quite by chance. It's a question of accretion of information and experience.
~By Jonas Salk ~


We're going to have more kids playing, and we're going to have a better chance of finding those players Minor sports in a community is for fun and recreation. For everyone.
~By Bobby Orr ~


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


There is no telling what is going to happen in the music business in the next few years, hours, minutes, seconds. Giving artists the chance to produce and distribute their own material is great, very empowering. The technological changes that are happening so rapidly now, amongst all the opinions, are in truth, only two things, inevitable and unstoppable.
~By Pauley Perrette ~


I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I'm taking more chances; I'm bold and proud.
~By Paula Cole ~


I had a kind of meandering little career, and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.
~By Donald Sutherland ~


I think if you do something effectively whether you're the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play; movies are very expensive to make. Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again.
~By Christopher Walken ~


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 ~


If your parents never had children, chances are... neither will you.
~By Dick Cavett ~


There's no second chance on stage, and I was trained to make the most of my first chance.
~By Kate Smith ~


The decision to use only the name Christo was made deliberately when we were young because it is difficult for one artist to get established and we wanted to put all the chances on our side.
~By Christo ~


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 ~


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 ~


When they first cast me, I was a pretty avid fan and vampire movies and Celtic mythology, so I was excited to get a chance to walk in Doyle's shoes and have fun with it.
~By Glenn Quinn ~


I want to do it for myself. It's my goal and dream. All I can ask for is to get the chance and go out there and do the best I can, be as ready as I can.
~By Carly Patterson ~


When I think of the artists I admire and seek out musically. It's because I'm curious about where they're going to go the next time they have a chance to put a record out. It's not about where I find them on the radio dial, or how many records they're selling.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


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


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 ~


Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
~By Voltaire ~


It is an essential tenet of our whole representative form of government, the idea that there should not be some tyranny which makes it so nobody can even have a chance to vote.
~By Todd Akin ~


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 ~


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 ~


When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.
~By John Gray ~


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 ~


My job is to give everyone a chance to catch their breath and step back from all this and get back to work.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


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 seal our fate with the choices we take, but don't give a second thought to the chances we take.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


One lapse of judgment can cost and talent isn't everything. A huge slice of good fortune in needed to make it to the top, and without that element of luck, you've no chance.
~By John Barrow ~


Wealthy men can't live in an island that is encircled by poverty. We all breathe the same air. We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


I grew up not far from where Motown was founded, maybe 300 miles from Detroit and I've always liked - I used to like the way they made records. I still do, I just haven't had a chance to hear as much. They used to entertain me.
~By Rick Danko ~


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


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 ~


You never know what a fool you can be till life gives you the chance.
~By Eden Phillpotts ~


Anytime you have a difficult encounter with your child, there is a good chance that at least one of these factors is bringing out the worst in him or her: transitions, time pressure, competition for your attention, conflicting objectives.
~By Cathy Rindner Tempelsman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By George W. Bush ~


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 ~


I was on the sideline with a knee injury and when I came back, I wanted to play at the best level I could. And that's the case for a lot of players, they want the chance to play against the best competition.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


But if we begin thinking about the world being over 100 million years old, then it's absolutely by chance that you and I are sitting here alive today, while all the others are dead or have never been born.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


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 ~


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 ~


Acting is easier than skating in a way and harder in other aspects. In skating, you get one chance, and with acting you get to do it over and over.
~By Tara Lipinski ~


Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


There has been a huge advance in technology, which has improved the safety of the cars incredibly, but there are still some heavy crash impacts and in certain circumstances there is still the chance of fire today.
~By Jackie Stewart ~


The process and the great smells it produces make everyone hungry and get everyone's mouth watering. And it gives men a chance to cook.
~By Bobby Flay ~


We got a chance to go and play in some places that the usual European tour by an American band didn't go to.
~By Jack Irons ~


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 ~


When Hank Jones had his night off, I would get somebody to take my place as intermission pianist and I'd play the show with Ella, so I would get a chance to play with Ray Brown and Charlie Smith as well.
~By George Shearing ~


To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
~By Bette Davis ~


I started out Ice skating with Holiday On Ice and just got offered the part of R2 by chance.
~By Kenny Baker ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


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


So, you pick this stuff here and this stuff there and then you see things in certain ways and you start visualizing and thank God I get the chance to do this. It's really the greatest thing in the whole wide world.
~By Danny DeVito ~


Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard.
~By Scott McCloud ~


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 ~


Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.
~By Paul Theroux ~


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.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Even if severe wounds are given, the Indian has many chances in his favor, for his organization is somewhat different from that of white men, and he recovers easily from wounds that would kill any European outright.
~By Edward Burnett Tylor ~


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.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary - not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn't want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


It's absolutely essential that we have the same safeguards that straight couples do. But I want more than a 50 percent chance of success. I don't want to emulate that.
~By George Michael ~


He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.
~By George Savile ~


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


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 ~


The vice president had a bargaining asset, however, that no ordinary person has: He was next in line to the presidency. I saw no chance that he would resign first, then take his chances on trial, conviction, and jail.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
~By Woody Allen ~


We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.
~By Marcel Proust ~


I tend to do golf charity things because it's much safer and you don't get much chance of a broken arm or leg.
~By Dougray Scott ~


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 ~


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 ~


That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
~By James Cash Penney ~


Nothing can ever happen twice. In consequence, the sorry fact is that we arrive here improvised and leave without the chance to practice.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


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 ~


The censorship is such on television in the U.S. that films like mine don't stand a chance.
~By John Pilger ~

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