Chance - Quotes & Sayings

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I think there's no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people's lives and improve the world.

Jack Lew

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

Jim Rohn

There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.

John F. Kennedy

My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. 'Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you're stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem - just move on to the next. 'Grapes: The Fruit of Hope.'

Demetri Martin

Take the risk. Take the chance. Put your heart and soul into it, because when you put your soul into it, you will become what you've always dreamed. You yourself will become a legend.

Jamie Brewer

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.

Maimonides

People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.

David Millar

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.

George W. Bush

Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.

Robert Altman

Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work though difficult problems.

Gever Tulley

If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.

Richard M. Nixon

Buy the ticket, take the ride.

Hunter S. Thompson

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

Oprah Winfrey

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.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Dale Carnegie

The world is like a reverse casino. In a casino, if you gamble long enough, you're certainly going to lose. But in the real world, where the only thing you're gambling is, say, your time or your embarrassment, then the more stuff you do, the more you give luck a chance to find you.

Scott Adams

Man, when I'm riding with the helmet on, I'm invisible. And people just deal with me as the guy on the bike... it gives you a chance to read 'em.

Brad Pitt

Like everyone else in this world, I have had struggles. There's disappointment and obstacles in everybody's life. I feel like I was writing 'Second Chance' not just for myself, but also for the people who have struggled.

El DeBarge

If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won't need a third.

Pete Rose

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

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.

Arnold Palmer

If no one ever took risks, Michaelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.

Neil Simon

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.

Ray Bradbury

As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.

Bono

Festivals are great because you get to just walk around the corner and see a new band that you've heard but not had the chance to check out.

Johnny Marr

The thing I like about college football so much is you can affect these guys a lot more when they are 18-22, 23 years old in terms of people and having a chance to be more successful. They are still a value type development, where you have a chance to help them mature a bit and help them be a little more successful in life.

Nick Saban

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.

Alexander Fleming

If you do not believe you can do it then you have no chance at all.

Arsene Wenger

Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.

Isaac Newton

I think one of the coolest things you can do is disappear for a while, because it gives you the chance to re-emerge. To sort of pounce out of the jungle.

Josh Homme

It's one of my favorite seasons of the year: Back to School. As a kid, I loved fresh school supplies, new outfits, the change of seasons, and the chance to crack open a new textbook.

Dana Perino

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

In order to have good fried chicken, you should wash and season the bird the morning you're preparing it for dinner. Don't wait and do it right before you start cooking. Throw it in the refrigerator, seasoned, that morning, and give it a chance to soak up all the salt and pepper and goodness.

Paula Deen

I have warned many times about the guaranteed dangers of betting with your heart instead of your head - big darkness, soon come - but every once in a while you get a fair chance to have it both ways, and the annual NCAA basketball Tournament is one of them.

Hunter S. Thompson

Take risks. Ask big questions. Don't be afraid to make mistakes; if you don't make mistakes, you're not reaching far enough.

David Packard

Time is a finite resource that you can't get back. I have the same 24 hours you have, and you get the same 24 hours as me. As you rise, so does you chance for opportunity.

G-Eazy

It's my official role to represent BTS to the world, and it's been a chance for me to mature as a person, but behind the scenes, I'm just one of seven members, and I'm inspired by the others all the time.

RM

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public.

Walt Disney

I see retirement as just another of these reinventions, another chance to do new things and be a new version of myself.

Walt Mossberg

Random chance plays a huge part in everybody's life.

Gary Gygax

What makes us Americans is our shared commitment to an ideal - that all of us are created equal, and all of us have the chance to make of our lives what we will.

Barack Obama

When exploring London, you will come across lots of excitement by chance, so try to take everything in rather than just rushing around to all of the major tourist haunts.

Richard Branson

The thing is most people are afraid to step out, to take a chance beyond their established identity.

Demi Moore

If everybody is doing it one way, there's a good chance you can find your niche by going exactly in the opposite direction.

Sam Walton

If proud Americans can be who they are and boldly stand at the altar with who they love then surely, surely we can give everyone in this country a fair chance at that great American Dream.

Michelle Obama

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.

Florence Kelley

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Given a fair shot, given a fair chance, Americans have never, ever, ever, ever let their country down. Never. Never. Ordinary people like us. Who do extraordinary things.

Joe Biden

The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.

B. C. Forbes