Chance quotes and sayings

Dream what you want to dream; go where you want to go; be what you want to be, because you have only one life and one chance to do all the things you want to do.
Anonymous

It is by chance that we met, by choice that we became friends.
Anonymous

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.
Anonymous

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.
Anonymous

People who come up with It may not work or What are we going to do if it fails? do not have the credentials to be businessmen. If there is only a 1 percent chance of success, a true businessperson sees that 1 percent as the spark to light a fire.
Kim Woo-Choong

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

It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance. It is the dream afraid of waking that never takes the chance. It is the one who won’t be taken who cannot seem to give. And the soul afraid of dying that never learns to live.
Bette Midler

A truly great person is the one who gives you a chance.
Anonymous

This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live it again if the chance were offered me.
Bertrand Russell

It’s choice–not chance–that determines your destiny.
Jean Nidetch

Chance favors the prepared mind.
Louis Pasteu

Chance favors only those who court her.
Charles Nicolle

If you are never scared, embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take chances.
Julia Soul

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

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
Duke Ellington

I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
Abraham Lincoln

There is no such thing as no chance.
Henry Ford

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

An open mind leaves a chance for someone to drop a worthwhile thought in it.
Anonymous

A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
Thomas Fuller

Nothing important was ever achieved without someone taking a chance.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly, but he will do few things.
Edward F. Halifax

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.
Anonymous

If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong

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

Chance is the providence of adventurers.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
Mark Twain

Luck is being ready for the chance.
J. Frank Doble

The only trouble with resisting temptation is that you may not get another chance.
Anonymous

Chance generally favors the prudent.
Joseph Joubert

Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.
Jack Dempsey

When you argue with a fool, chances are he is doing just the same.
Anonymous

One chance is all you need.
Jesse Owens

Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.
Henry Ford

Don’t worry about failure. Worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.
Anonymous

If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.
Richard M. Devos

Once our minds are ‘tattooed’ with negative thinking, our chances for long-term success diminish.
John Maxwell

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

We’re given second chances every day of our life. We don’t usually take them, but they’re there for the taking.
Andrew M. Greeley

Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
Sophocles

Chance is a kind of god, for it preserves many things which we do not observe.
Menander

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Mary Tyler Moore

The choices we make and the chances we take, determine our destiny.
Anonymous

Against ill chances men are ever merry, But heaviness foreruns the good event.
William Shakespeare

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

Life isn’t worth living unless you’re willing to take some big chances and go for broke.
Eliot Wiggington

Every chance taken is another chance to win.
Anonymous

Living might mean taking chances but they’re worth taking, Loving might be a mistake but it’s worth making.
Leanne Womack

The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence.
Henry Ford

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

It’s important to give it all you have while you have the chance.
Shania Twain

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

Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Let´s not worry about failure, let us worry about the chances we miss when we don´t even try.
Anonymous

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Theodore Roosevelt

Life is like a hand of cards. You have to play the hand you’re dealt, you can’t win by folding, and sometimes you must take chances in order to win.
Mike Conner

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Accidental and fortuitous concurrence of atoms.
Lord Palmerston

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
Euripides