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I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

Abraham Lincoln

I've learned that no matter what happens or how bad it seems today life does go on and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

Jane Austen

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Henry David Thoreau

The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.

Aristotle

The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Life is full of chances and changes and the most prosperous of men may...meet with great misfortunes.

Aristotle

Do you want to do something beautiful for God? There is a person who needs you. This is your chance.

Mother Teresa

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

Ralph Marston

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent, or hinder, or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

Mark Twain

I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.

Gore Vidal

We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.

Niels Bohr

The history of free men is never really written by chance, but by choice, their choice!

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.

Calvin Coolidge

True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance.

Alexander Pope

If there is anything that a man can do well I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

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

It's crazy to take little in between jobs just because they look good on your resume. That's like saving sex for your old age. Do what you love and work for whom you admire the most, and you've given yourself the best chance in life you can.

Warren Buffett

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.

Marcel Proust

A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.

Benjamin Disraeli

Science predicts that many different kinds of universe will be spontaneously created out of nothing. It is a matter of chance which we are in.

Stephen Hawking

All we are saying is give peace a chance.

John Lennon

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

Mark Twain

Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

Marcus Garvey

Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.

Woody Allen

I mean, we all need a second chance sometimes.

Joel Osteen

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, desire.

Aristotle

A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested, on the contrary - he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.

Aldous Huxley

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.

Thomas Jefferson

Chance is a word void of sense, nothing can exist without a cause.

Voltaire

I think it's better we downplay our chances. I think we should cherish this role as the underdog because it's the perfect way to ride this race.

Lance Armstrong

The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.

Roger Babson

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements yet these are in truth very often owing not so much to design as chance.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.

Bill Gates

Producing is so exciting because you can enable things to happen whether it's like discovering a filmmaker who you're taking a chance on protecting a battle and driving home at the end of the day just going 'I'm so glad I stayed late at work and fought hard for that. Had my passion. Won that battle.'

Drew Barrymore

Second we will give our fellow citizens the skills they need for the jobs of today and the careers of tomorrow. When it comes to the school your child will attend every parent should have a choice and every child should have a chance.

Mitt Romney

Housework can't kill you but why take a chance?

Phyllis Diller

No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail, for being in a ship is being in a jail with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room better food and commonly better company.

Samuel Johnson

Perhaps I'm old and tired but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.

Douglas Adams

You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever it is the gateway to a middle-class life.

Barack Obama

We don't get a chance to do that many things and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief and then you die you know? So this is what we've chosen to do with our life.

Steve Jobs

Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

Orison Swett Marden

GOD gave you the time space cause material idea skill chance and fortune. Why should you feel as if you are the doer?

Sai Baba

See in everyone the Lord Himself moving in that form. Do not talk evil of others, see only good in them. Welcome every chance to help others to console others and to encourage others along the spiritual path.

Sai Baba

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.

Albert Camus

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.

Bill Cosby

The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong.

Andy Rooney

Only one God is present in everyone. Never follow the differences basing on the differences of the body. There is no chance or scope for conflict.

Sai Baba

I mean yes to act out something or take chances in the performance is one thing. But in terms of a camera whatever's captured is captured so that's a little more daunting.

Lily Tomlin

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

Brian Tracy

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

Euripides

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.

Tiger Woods

How many chances to you get to make a musical about a serial killer? The minute Tim Burton approached me I was in.

Johnny Depp

In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I've been given the chance to meet all kinds of people to travel and expand my financial capabilities to get ideas and learn about life to create a world apart from basketball.

Michael Jordan

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.

Anatole France

I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.

Fran Lebowitz

Weird things happen in the NBA and tonight was one of them. We had a chance to win the game and just didn't close it out. They made some big shots down the stretch and came away with the victory. Even though (Odom) made a mistake as a team defense down the stretch cost us the ballgame.

Kobe Bryant

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance a revolutionary crisis or a battle.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I want to be a poet and have a chance to explore that and let people know what's really on my mind.

Christina Aguilera

Chance my dear is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.

Honore de Balzac

War never takes a wicked man by chance the good man always.

Sophocles

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.

Anatole France

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 people of New York took a big chance on me. And I'm well aware of that.

Hillary Clinton

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.

Henry A. Kissinger

Nothing happens by chance my friend... No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing and such a meaning behind this. Part for you part for me may not see it all real clear right now but we will before long.

Richard Bach

For the happiest life days should be rigorously planned nights left open to chance.

Mignon McLaughlin

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance or the help of others, it is in yourself alone.

Orison Swett Marden

I think women are concerned too much with their clothes. Men don't really care that much about women's clothes. If they like a girl chances are they'll like her clothes.

Hedy Lamarr

If you keep saying things are going to be bad you have a good chance of being a prophet.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

If you live on the level of the Body and the Individual you will get entangled in food fun and frolic ease envy and pride. Forget it ignore it overcome it -- You will have peace joy and calm. In the Divine Path there is no chance of failure, it is the Path of Love.

Sai Baba

There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Luck is not chance it's toil, fortune's expensive smile is earned.

Emily Dickinson

There are people who want to make men's lives more difficult for no other reason than the chance it provides them afterwards to offer their prescription for alleviating life, their Christianity for instance.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

When I was in college I was debating to try my hand at show business or to become a professor. I just thought of the risk of not going into show business and always wondering if I would've had a chance. Because that's where my real heart was.

Steve Martin

Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.

Desmond Tutu

What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!

Anatole France

I think more tolerance more people having more access to a chance to be literate and a chance to stay healthy makes for a more peaceful planet.

Henry Rollins

Women have equal chances and equal rights to attain Godhead

Sai Baba

Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.

Laurence J. Peter

Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance but you have to believe and you have to fight.

Lance Armstrong

There is no such thing as chance, and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.

Friedrich Schiller

I think I've got my business notions and my sense for that sort of thing from my dad. My dad never had a chance to go to school. He couldn't read and write. But he was so smart. He was just one of those people that could just make the most of anything and everything that he had to work with.

Dolly Parton

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast, in the pool where you least expect it there will be fish.

Ovid

The great thing about suicide is that it's not one of those things you have to do now or you lose your chance. I mean you can always do it later.

Harvey Fierstein

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.

Henry A. Kissinger

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.

Carl Sagan

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.

Margaret Thatcher

Our soulmate is someone who shares our deepest longings our sense of direction. When we're two balloons and together our direction is up chances are we've found the right person.

Richard Bach

It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.

Simone Weil

The person 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.

John Stuart Mill

Being in a ship is being in a jail with the chance of being drowned.

Samuel Johnson

There are golfers everywhere who may never get a chance to play a links course in Scotland a tree-lined course in America or the sand belts of Australia. Hopefully I can bring some of those elements into their backyards.

Tiger Woods

At a time when nobody thought we'd ever see a new steel mill built in America we took a chance and built one in a corn field in Indiana. Today Steel Dynamics is one of the largest steel producers in the United States.

Mitt Romney

[In purchasing] zeros ... a macro-based commitment such as this never has anything close to a 100 percent chance of being successful.

Warren Buffett

Every existing thing is born without reason prolongs itself out of weakness and dies by chance.

Jean-Paul Sartre

I can't understand why more people aren't bisexual. It would double your chances for a date on Saturday night.

Woody Allen

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

Walt Disney

I just think that giving a child a chance and sharing what you have with a child is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself as well as a child.

Hillary Clinton

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.

Bette Davis

If you don't design your own life plan chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

Jim Rohn

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.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The chances of each of us coming into existence are infinitesimally small and even though we shall all die some day we should count ourselves fantastically lucky to get our decades in the sun.

Richard Dawkins

Not only 'moderns' but even those who earned distinction as the foremost Pundits those who expound to the people gathering fame use the Vedas for promoting their material well-being and not for helping them on the spiritual path. They are unable to discover the sacred task for which the Vedas exist. Whenever the chance arises they benefit by the scholarship but they are not eager or able to use the Vedas to purify their daily lives.

Sai Baba

Every action must be due to one or other of seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reasoning, anger, or appetite.

Aristotle

Now it is such a bizarrely improbable coincidence that anything so mind-bog-gglingly useful could have evolved purely by chance that some thinkers have chosen to see it as the final and clinching proof of the non-existence of God. The argument goes something like this: `I refuse to prove that I exist ' says God `for proof denies faith and without faith I am nothing.' `But ' says Man `The Babel fish is a dead giveaway isn't it? It could not have evolved by chance. It proves you exist and so therefore by your own arguments you don't. QED.' `Oh dear ' says God `I hadn't thought of that ' and promptly vanished in a puff of logic. `Oh that was easy ' says Man and for an encore goes on to prove that black is white and gets himself killed on the next zebra crossing.

Douglas Adams

It gave me a chance to re-evaluate my life and my career. Cancer certainly gives things a new perspective. I would not have won the Tour de France if I had not had cancer. It gave me new strength and focus.

Lance Armstrong

We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate.

Henry Miller

A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

Thomas Fuller

Chance gives rise to thoughts and chance removes them, no art can keep or acquire them.

Blaise Pascal

A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.

Alanis Morissette

Parents are given that name because it is through them that we have the wonderful chance of life on earth. For the sacrifices that they have made for us we must PAY RENTS to them.

Sai Baba

What are you going to do play with your prick for another 20 to 30 years >Read People Magazine your whole life...? Take a freakin' chance!

George Carlin

We are not the same persons this year as last, nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we changing continue to love a changed person.

W. Somerset Maugham

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.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Before complaining that you are a slave to another be sure that you are not a slave to self. Look within,...You will find there perchance slavish thoughts slavish desires and in your daily life and conduct slavish habits. Conquer these, cease to be a slave to self and no man will have the power to enslave you.

James Allen

While I'm absolutely enjoying my time as a retired athlete with Sheryl and the kids the recent smear campaign out of France has awoken my competitive side. I'm not willing to put a percentage on the chances but I will no longer rule it out.

Lance Armstrong

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

Robert H. Schuller

Life has to be lived through for the sake of the chance to unfold the virtues.Otherwise man is a burden upon the earth a consumer of food.

Sai Baba

No man was ever wise by chance.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.

Euripides

Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.

Ronald Reagan

You have no reason to feel proud when you are able to help another for your skill or wealth or strength or courage or official position that gave you the chance to serve was the gift of God whether you recognize it or not. You are only offering this God's gift to another God's gift namely the poor the illiterate the weak the diseased the grieving the broken-hearted who seek your help.

Sai Baba

It's no secret that we were sticking just about every nickel we had on the chance that people would really be interested in something totally new and unique in the field of entertainment.

Walt Disney

Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.

Baltasar Gracian

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance but with somebody else.

Mae West

If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.

William Hazlitt

It's true hard work never killed anybody but I figure why take the chance?

Ronald Reagan

In liberal logic if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected.

Thomas Sowell

I don't read 'chick lit ' fantasy or science fiction but I'll give any book a chance if it's lying there and I've got half an hour to kill.

J. K. Rowling

I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not.

Fran Lebowitz

A chance conglomeration of humans does not become a society.

Sai Baba

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance nature compulsions habit reason passion and desire.

Aristotle

I have never been able to look upon America as young and vital but rather as prematurely old as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen.

Henry Miller

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.

Ambrose Bierce

Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another.

Arthur Schopenhauer

If you keep on saying things are going to be bad you have a good chance of being a prophet.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.

Arthur Schopenhauer

No man ever wetted clay and then left it as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.

Plutarch

I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.

Bill Gates

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

Andrew Jackson

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.

Frank Sinatra

He's helping to protect our country ... It's a chance for me to give back. I'm deeply honored to be here. It goes beyond words. To request my presence to be here it's unbelievable.

Kobe Bryant

What else can it be? ... Do you think I'm going to trust some guy in a French lab to open my samples and say they're positive and announce that to the world and not give me the chance to defend myself? That's ludicrous. There is no way you can do that.

Lance Armstrong

All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.

Charlie Chaplin

Do not damage your mental peace by receiving the letter and reading the contents. Refuse to receive it. You have a chance of correcting the wrong-doers too, accept it and join the gang of mischief-makers. So be warned!

Sai Baba

Newspaper readership is declining like crazy. In fact, there's a good chance that nobody is reading my column.

Dave Barry

I'm not willing to put a percentage on the chances but I will no longer rule it out.

Lance Armstrong

While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified at any rate you will have been cheerful.

H. G. Wells

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.

John Stuart Mill

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.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

A fool must now and then be right by chance.

William Cowper

In my mind's eye I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense an ability that comes from a lot of practice.

Ansel Adams

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