Chance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Chance

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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 ~


Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


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


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 ~


Networks decide who will have a chance to do shows, but it is the viewers who make the final decision of who stays and who goes. I am very fortunate, in that the television viewers of our country have decided that Bob Barker can stay.
~By Bob Barker ~


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 ~


I'd love to be a saxophonist. I don't know why, but I pretend I'm the saxophonist when I listen to music. I have about as much chance playing the sax as I do learning how to fly.
~By Richard Price ~


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 ~


Working with Yahoo! allows us to give our fans a chance to listen to our songs, check out the video, purchase our new album, win tickets to our show, and chat with us all in one place.
~By Isaac Hanson ~


Increasingly, staying in the middle class - let alone aspiring to become middle class - is becoming a game of chance.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


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


I would love to meet Kelly Clarkson and if I get the chance to I would tell her thank you so much for the inspiration.
~By Thia Megia ~


I have never, ever, had an acting partnership that was a safe, as full, and as exciting as the one I had with Tony. I didn't want to go through life without having a chance to taste it again.
~By Genie Francis ~


With hindsight, we see that the Soviet Union never had a chance of world domination, but we didn't know that then.
~By Ken Follett ~


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 ~


Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.
~By Robert Altman ~


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 ~


He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by chance but he who knows it and can judge it and has a true taste for it.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


But the irony is that because the band isn't the focus any more, it allows me the chance to enjoy being a member of Def Leppard much more.
~By Rick Allen ~


In New York, we had primary elections for mayor. To improve their chances, all five candidates changed their name to Rudy Giuliani.
~By Conan O'Brien ~


The Christians had a better chance against the lions than the American consumer has against the OPEC cartel.
~By Ed Markey ~


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


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


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 ~


Beset by a difficult problem? Now is your chance to shine. Pick yourself up, get to work and get triumphantly through it.
~By Ralph Marston ~


The chances of a reunion now are less likely. I was thinking of having a 40th anniversary of the band, but now they are really another band, so it's all a bit weird.
~By Alvin Lee ~


I think we should look forward to death more than we do. Of course everybody hates to go to bed or miss anything, but dying is really the only chance we'll get to rest.
~By Florynce R. Kennedy ~


We're not at a point in time to be taking chances with children and young people in the church. The Holy Father himself said... there is no room in the priesthood or religious life for someone who has abused a child. I think he's right.
~By Roger Mahony ~


Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.
~By Robert Collier ~


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 ~


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 have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.
~By Boris Johnson ~


Unfortunately, we don't get a second chance. We've already played them twice.
~By Trevor Brooking ~


I don't give players a chance to hit me.
~By Eric Dickerson ~


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 ~


Giving a 10-year mandatory minimum for a second offense fist fight is not going to reduce the chance that someone will be stabbed 16 times when you are not funding any of the programs that are desperately needed to actually reduce juvenile crime.
~By Bobby Scott ~


I'm only 35, and I felt that the time was right to try to come back and have a chance for him to see me play.
~By Mario Lemieux ~


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


But this was my chance to go to the Super Bowl. Nothing was going to stop me.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


We have to have a way of dealing with this that engenders confidence, trust, gives us every chance of getting the right outcome and boosts both sustainability and economic return at the same time.
~By John Anderson ~


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


Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn't guarantee success, but without it you don't have a chance.
~By Alex Rodriguez ~


For sure, all over Poland, kids had my picture of a lemur on their bedroom wall - but the chances are they may never get to see a real lemur in Madagascar. I thought this was great and it really meant a lot to me.
~By Nigel Dennis ~


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 think my speeches are hilarious. I think I'm a natural comedian, but I like denying people the chance to laugh. I want to deny you the relief of the punchline.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


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


If I thought I had hurt my chances of winning another major just because I was chasing money around, I'd wind up kicking myself.
~By Mike Weir ~


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 ~


Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
~By Jacques Delille ~


I'm probably not going to get married unless I live with somebody for 10 or 20 years. But these people (Romeo and Juliet) took a chance and they did it. We don't have the balls that Romeo did.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


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 ~


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 ~


I got a chance to work with Mel Brooks on two of his films: Silent Movie and High Anxiety.
~By Barry Levinson ~


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


It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die.
~By S. I. Hayakawa ~


You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question.
~By Garth Ennis ~


When my job was attempting to predict future economic developments for the Shell oil company, I was frequently reminded of an Arabic saying: 'Those who claim to foresee the future are lying, even if by chance they are later proved right.'
~By Vince Cable ~


There's a way of playing safe, there's a way of using tricks and there's the way I like to play which is dangerously where you're going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven't created before.
~By Dave Brubeck ~


To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.
~By Kim Campbell ~


Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution.
~By John Thune ~


The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding in the educational system.
~By Joe Baca ~


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 ~


He had a way with him. Before you had a chance to say no, he was there and done. That only happened to me once before, with a duke, who literally swept me off my feet, and before I knew what was happening, we'd done it. Another terrible mistake.
~By Christine Keeler ~


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 ~


The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


A property in the 100-year floodplain has a 96 percent chance of being flooded in the next hundred years without global warming. The fact that several years go by without a flood does not change that probability.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
~By Brian Tracy ~


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 ~


Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance. Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football.
~By Frank Gifford ~


Maybe there's a chance to get back to grown-up films. Anything that uses humor and dramatic values to deal with human emotions and gets down to what people are to people.
~By Robert Altman ~


My father felt that his world of ideas was too liberal for traditional rabbinical teachings, and he looked for a chance to find a way in life.
~By Immanuel Velikovsky ~


Behind a leader there must be followers, but they should always be on the lookout for the main chance and ready to change sides if the current leader doesn't deliver.
~By Mary Douglas ~


When someone saves your life and gives you life, there's gratitude, humility; there's a time you've been so blessed you realize you've been given another chance at life that maybe you did or didn't deserve.
~By Pat Summerall ~


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.
~By Jon Stewart ~


I have never done Cult TV before, the convention was good. It gives the fans a chance to meet the celebrities. Connect with the guy that used to be a bunch of coloured dots on your TV screen.
~By Peter Tork ~


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 ~


Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
~By Richard Cobden ~


What the world needs now is more Americans. The U.S. is the first nation on earth deliberately dedicated to letting people choose what they want and giving them a chance to get it.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


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 ~


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


If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance.
~By Norman Ralph Augustine ~


They decided to let immigrants in and I am an immigrant. They gave us a chance to participate in this country's life and I took it.
~By Ayaan Hirsi Ali ~


If we have a chance of succeeding and bringing stability and democracy to Iraq, it will mean learning from our mistakes, not denying them and not ignoring them.
~By Carl Levin ~


This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


Right afterwards there was a whole, whole lot of press to do, so the week after, all day, every day, was press so I didn't really get a chance to celebrate.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


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 ~


But God, who is the beginning of all things, is not to be regarded as a composite being, lest perchance there should be found to exist elements prior to the beginning itself, out of which everything is composed, whatever that be which is called composite.
~By Origen ~


Until now, I've not done a project where the produce, rapper and singer has never worked together like this before, and I had a chance to try a variety of styles.
~By Namie Amuro ~


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 ~


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 ~


I am really looking for a chance to direct. I feel like that's kind of the next frontier for me. I know that it's really hard to do, but I feel like I want to have a chance to try and translate something I've written and try and get a tone across.
~By Dana Fox ~


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


No matter who becomes chancellor, Poland and Germany will remain neighbours, strategic partners, not only within the European Union, but also world partners, and I don't believe anything could change in our relations.
~By Marek Belka ~


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


As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.
~By John Donne ~


The Jews deserved to die. I have no regrets. If I had the chance I would do it again.
~By Alois Brunner ~


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 ~


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've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~

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January 28 ,2022
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