We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Chance Quotes from Sridevi, Gary Ryan Blair, Earl Weaver, Robert Redford, Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I have never planned my career. I chose those films with which I could relate myself. But if given a chance, I would love to do the kind of roles Meryl Streep has done.
Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
You can’t sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You’ve got to throw the ball over the damn plate and five the other man his chance. That’s why baseball is the greatest game of them all.
I have the freedom to take chances, to say no. I have the freedom to be who I really want to be, rather than have to conform to this or that just to stay alive.
I was lucky enough, when I was younger, to have the chance to do as much as possible, and I found what I wanted to do. I did swimming, gymnastics, kickboxing and the one that took off more than the others was acting.
You get so tied up with the minutiae of the day-to-day, there’s never a chance to sit back and let your subconscious run wild.
Give ordinary folk the chance to buy the same things as rich people.
Luck always favours the brave. And you must remember that brave are the people who follow their heart; brave are the people who take chances in life. Which also means you have to say no sometimes. I believe the power of no is greater than yes.
If everybody is doing it one way, there’s a good chance you can find your niche by going exactly in the opposite direction.
It is not like I have gone crazy, I just don’t want to take any chances. You never know what could happen.
It’s easy to think that college classes are mainly about preparing you for a job. But remember: this may be the one time in your life when you have a chance to think about the whole of your life, not just your job.
I’m a church musician. I play gospel music; that’s what I do. I never had a chance to produce gospel music, and I did a full album with Lecrae that’s the number one Christian album. It’s super-big for me.
I took every chance I could to meet with U.S. soldiers. I talked with them and read the books they gave me about the war. I decided I needed to return to my country and join with them – active duty soldiers and Vietnam Veterans in particular – to try and end the war.
We have a chance to wind down and expedite the removal of 96 percent of the world’s nuclear weapons. What an achievement it would be, if at the end of the next administration, we could say that the nuclear arsenals of both Russia and the United States had been reduced to the barest minimums.
Of course the COVID situation is ghastly and undesirable, but I cannot ignore the fact that this gave me a chance to spend what I think is the maximum time in my life with my husband and children.
Easter is very important to me, it’s a second chance.
I’m changing lineups obviously to give everybody their best opportunity to show what they can do. Just giving everybody their fair chance to assess that properly.
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.
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.
All my mates are at university, and it’s a life I haven’t had a chance to enjoy, so it’s great to turn up and sample a bit of it.
You only get one chance at life and you have to grab it boldly.
Modernity and technology are not going to mitigate the need, the reality, of face-to-face combat, and I don’t care who it is – when you put a man against a woman in hand-to-hand combat, the chance is the man is going to win… This is a physiological issue, not a culture issue.
I’d start a business again in a heartbeat. Indeed, I hope that one day I may get the chance to do so when my mission here in Washington, D.C. is complete.
Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings.
I used my captors’ names every chance I had. It was intentional, a way of reminding them that I saw them, of pegging them, of making them see me in return.
If you want to make pictures and enjoy making them, you better go out and make something that a lot of people want to see. And then they’ll turn you lose and let you make what you want. And then maybe you can do some of the things that you want to do. But as a beginner, you haven’t got a chance.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.
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.
I’ve been so busy I haven’t had a chance to go crazy. I don’t party like I used to.
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.
When the phone started ringing too many times, I had to take it back to what I can handle. I take my chances on a job or a person as opposed to a situation. I don’t like to have a situation placed over my head.
As the Olympic torch neared Lake Placid, N.Y., in 1980, signaling the opening of that year’s Winter Olympics, newspapers and magazines throughout the world offered predictions on who would win medals in the major sports. Not a single publication gave the American men’s hockey team a chance against the world powers.
All children should have a chance to speak up for what matters to them, like school violence, and they should be encouraged to take action to end violence against children.
No dictator can last forever. History shows that in the end, people around the dictator bring about change. Of course, a lot of high-ranking officials don’t want change because they want to keep power. But there are other good people who want change. I believe they are waiting for the chance.
To be successful, one must take chances.
If you give me the chance, I’ll destroy America for you.
I don’t want to be a grumpy old man or too pessimistic, because if I have a chance, I would prefer to watch a film in the cinema with an audience on a big screen instead of watching it on a cell phone. It’s a very different experience, but somehow I think this form will have its own future and life.
There is no difference between saving lives and extending lives, because in both cases we are giving people the chance of more life.
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.’
I call on people to be ‘obsessed citizens,’ forever questioning and asking for accountability. That’s the only chance we have today of a healthy and happy life.
People have been saying life will change for us now but me? No chance. I may be a World Cup winner but I will always be the lad who played cricket with his friends and cousins in the park on Stoney Lane in south Birmingham using an old milk crate for stumps.
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
The lessons I learned from the dark days at Alibaba are that you’ve got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision. Also, if you don’t give up, you still have a chance. And, when you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.
I believe, in life, you always get a second chance.
To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.
When I got to Oak Hill, I got a chance to learn. I learned a lot about myself, basketball and about school. If would have stayed in Texas, I probably wouldn’t have graduated.
Power is the chance to impose your will within a social context, even when opposed and regardless of the integrity of that chance.
Cross-cultural marriage is difficult, especially when one person has to live in another country. But I thought there was a very good chance of it working because people grow together if they have a common passion.
There is no such thing as luck. It’s a fancy name for being always at our duty, and so sure to be ready when good time comes.
Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.
If you want to be successful, you need consistency and if you don’t have it, you’ve got no chance.
I don’t care what other people think as long as I am happy. The day I die or retire, I have blown all my chances because I don’t have the chance any more to change my image as an F1 driver.
There’s a lot of potential that goes unused in places like South Central L.A., a lot of brilliant, smart people who just don’t have that chance to show it.
I think all of us certainly believed the statistics which said that probably 88% chance of mission success and maybe 96% chance of survival. And we were willing to take those odds.
I like chance meetings – life is full of them. Every day, without realising it, I pass people whom I should know.
Every human heart cries and yearns for the same thing: a chance to fulfill his or her own dreams and desires. Even the poorest man has a dream.
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I don’t go to a psychiatrist. I don’t go to a gym. I run away from my accountant, I run away from my dentist. They are all supposed to help you, but I like to stay in bed, where I have a chance to reflect, like Rossellini.
For my very first movie, ‘Roger and Me,’ I made it as part of my deal with Warner Brothers that the four people that were evicted in that film, that Warner Brothers would house – would pay their mortgage or their rent for the next two years to give them a chance to get on their feet.
All good ideas arrive by chance.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
Look around at things that just aren’t getting done. Maybe there’s a project you could tackle. Maybe there’s an issue that always gets back-burnered for other priorities. Challenge yourself to take on those difficult assignments. They’re learning opportunities, and you have a chance to change something for the better.
It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?
I liked playing video games because I felt like I was inside of the story in a way that I didn’t feel when I was just watching something. Any chance I could get to step into the shoes of another person, I would take. I couldn’t get enough of stories.
I got this second chance at life, and I live it.
If your parents never had children, chances are you won’t either.
‘Ashes of Time’ was my third film, and as a young director at that point, it’s not very often that you have the chance to make a big martial arts film, so of course I jumped at this opportunity.
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.
An investment said to have an 80% chance of success sounds far more attractive than one with a 20% chance of failure. The mind can’t easily recognize that they are the same.
Isn’t that what we come into politics for? To say to people: ‘You can do it, too – there is a chance to serve your community. There is a chance to shape it co-operatively and democratically, without fear or favour.’ And that is what I tried to do.
I want the world to know that everybody deserves a second chance.
I always leave room for serendipity and chance.
I had a unique privilege to have a good start in life and a chance to develop my talents.
I am constantly struggling to show people that there is more to me than my appearance. You do have to try and overcome those hurdles. Female actresses need to be given the chance to be more than how they look.
When I get a chance to power jump off both legs, I can lean, twist, change directions and decide whether to dunk the ball or pass it to an open man. In other words, I may be committed to the air, but I still have some control over it.
I was really proud of the response to the first series of ‘Blood.’ Right from the get-go I knew it was a really good yarn and that it would have a chance if we got it right.
Great customer service does not come by chance. It is the result of training and ensuring there are enough assistants to serve the customers.
Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work though difficult problems.
If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won’t need a third.
All I demand for the black man is, that the white people shall take their heels off his neck, and let him have a chance to rise by his own efforts.
Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in.
Films are something that happened by chance.
We are given to the cult of personality; when things go badly we look to some messiah to save us. If by chance we think we have found one, it will not be long before we destroy him.
Countries get one chance in history of putting into place a savings retirement scheme on the scale of the Australian superannuation system.
I must learn to love the fool in me – the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.
Now that I get a chance on the big stage, it’s even more important to remember where I came from.
I had a chance to get used to the lights and the camera without all that pressure to… emote.
I’ve got a chance to host a show called ‘Redneck Island’ on CMT. I love doing that show.
If by chance some day you’re not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I’ve said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.
Worldwide is an overused word. But it’s true that being known has given me new ideas and a chance to get to know new people who think in different ways. I want to hear myself referred to as Elie Saab, without labels or titles.
Hateful words stand no chance against self-worth and a little of humor.
I don’t even know how to speak up for myself, because I don’t really have a father who would give me the confidence or advice. And if you’re always the new kid, you never get a chance to adapt, so your confidence is just zilch.
I think the key to poker is being steady and giving yourself a chance to win every tournament.
If you keep having to dip into the story’s past to explain the present, then there’s a good chance your real story’s in the past, and you’re just using the present as a vehicle to deliver us there.
We’d never have got a chance to go outside and look at the earth if it hadn’t been for space exploration and NASA.
I never quit trying. I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.
I know life goes on if you make a big bet and you lose. But if you don’t give yourself the best chance of winning, you’re going to kick yourself tomorrow.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learn’d to dance.
A Bar Mitzvah is the time in his life when a Jewish boy realizes he has a better chance of owning a team than playing for one.
Even Milton Friedman – doyen of radical free market thought – was willing to consider some government intervention into primary education on the grounds that it is unfair for children to not get a chance in life because they were born to poor parents.
Everyone deserves a second chance. That’s just the way I am.
We should recognize that on the day that we are born, our glass is half full. In America your chance to fill your glass the rest of the way up is greater than it is anyplace else on this planet.
Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.
Give yourself a chance to see how much better life will get. And it will get better.
The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on women.
I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.
There will be byes, there will be catches that will go down, but what is important is what you do when the next chance arrives. Because there will always be a next catch. If you are not positive, if you are not in a good frame of mind, you can drop that next one, too.
I want to start a foundation called Second Chance. I was given a second chance, so I want to reach out to different groups of people. It would be nice to give that opportunity to others.
God creates us to compete. He creates us to win. It matters. But you’ve got no chance if you don’t do your best.
Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
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.
I’ve become more and more aware of the promise and struggle to teach the global mind nowadays because I use every chance I get to ask faculty and administrators of management education programs why we don’t offer at least one course – not even required, just an elective – on the world’s religions.
If you go around being afraid, you’re never going to enjoy life. You have only one chance, so you’ve got to have fun.
I can take to any lifestyle given half the chance.
When you win an election, what you really win is a chance to go to work for working families who need a voice in Minnesota.
You know, my first nine years I only played for two teams, Chicago and New York. And the only reason I got traded from New York was the 2010 free agency period, when they had a chance to sign LeBron and D-Wade and that whole class, and I understood that. But from there it’s kind of been a roller coaster.
If you know you can do it – if you can already chart every day in your future – then why bother? Choose to do something you have more trouble imagining. Take a chance.
Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.
All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.
If you do not believe you can do it then you have no chance at all.
I have not forgotten about my dreams to become a singer. If given the chance, I want to take part in a drama OST making and also try out for musicals.
It’s so different when you get a second chance to come back out and do your thing – you’re more humble, you appreciate it more, you know what not to do this second time around.
We’ve gotta become the Martians. I’m a Martian – I tell you to become Martians. And we’ve gotta go to Mars and civilize Mars and build a whole civilization on Mars and then move out, 300 years from now into the universe. And when we do that, we have a chance of living forever.
But we also believe in taking risks, because that’s how you move things along.
Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.
The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.
There’s talent on the streets, kids with ideas who have stories to tell and never get a chance.
From my point of view, I always want to fight until the end of my last chance.
Let us understand what our own selfish genes are up to because we may then at least have the chance to upset their designs.
High-speed Internet access, or broadband, is giving entrepreneurs anywhere an unprecedented chance to disrupt entire industries and transform our country.
A person who has not done one half his day’s work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
There’s not going to be a ‘Rescue Me’ movie. Not a chance.
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.
Americans are fighters. We’re tough, resourceful and creative, and if we have the chance to fight on a level playing field, where everyone pays a fair share and everyone has a real shot, then no one – no one can stop us.
As long as the people don’t fear the truth, there is hope. For once they fear it, the one who tells it doesn’t stand a chance. And today, truth is still beautiful… but so frightening.
Louis Pasteur said, ‘Chance favors the prepared mind.’ If you’re really engaged in the writing, you’ll work yourself out of whatever jam you find yourself in.
I welcome every chance I get to interact with fans. I’ve made some very close friendships amongst fans, and I look forward to seeing them.
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.
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.
The public airwaves provide a chance to affirm we want to be a good, decent people; a good, decent nation.
I go to the pub, hang out with my family – that’s pretty much it. I also do a lot of sports when I get the chance. I’m actually a pretty mellow guy.
I can never forget my early days, when I was running from pillar to post to get chance to exhibit my prowess at higher level, but no one was ready to give me a break.
Nothing guarantees a championship. Nothing. Not having the best players, not practicing the most. Your best chance is if you do the right thing every day.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
Medicine will be personalized and preventive: Your genome might predict that you have an 80 percent chance of breast cancer by the time you are 50, but if you take a preventive drug starting when you are 40, the chance will drop to 2 percent.
Becoming a bird ecologist was just luck! I had the chance to be a field assistant for a scientist working in the Galapagos Islands, and while I was there, I saw a particular problem in behavioral biology that I wanted to solve and, in the process, made myself into a bird ecologist.
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
Sometimes there are things worth risking your life for. It was Jesus who said if you want to save your life, you have to lose it.
We have the tendency to run away from suffering and to look for happiness. But, in fact, if you have not suffered, you have no chance to experience real happiness.
Each beginning is the end of a waiting. We are each given exactly one chance to be. Each of us is both impossible and inevitable.
It’s not like I’m looking for a blonde or a brunette, light-skinned or dark-skinned. I feel like I give any girl a fighting chance.
I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn’t speak English and I couldn’t speak French, so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations – that’s why we got married really quickly.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Christmas for me is all about spending time with my family. I cherish any chance we have to spend all day together making gingerbread houses, baking cookies, or sitting around and watching movies.
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.
I believe as a born-again Christian that once you’ve had a chance to drink from the well, it becomes your responsibility to replenish the well.
When I get a chance to play golf or go on a boat with good people, take the boat out and put some lobsters on the grill, get the ice-cold beer and the cigars – that’s heaven here on earth.
I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances.
Better that you should take the chance of trying something that is close to your heart, you think is what you want to write, and if they do not publish it, put it in your drawer. But maybe another day will come and you will find a place to put that.
One of the great upsides to a national book tour is the chance to break out of television’s cocoon and interact directly with the American people.
I think that if you have a knack for storytelling, and you work really hard at it, you’ll have a chance to tap into something deep. But the fact remains that good sentences are hard won. Any writer worth a lick knows constructing a sentence, a paragraph, or a chapter is hard work.
The one that achieved the greatest amount of success is the Eagles. And because it was really successful, it was a lot more fun. It still is. We get a chance to play music that a lot of people really relate to, and to play places all over the world. That’s fun.
You never say never. There’s always a chance to do things in the future.
If we choose to walk into a forest where a tiger lives, we are taking a chance. If we swim in a river where crocodiles live, we are taking a chance. If we visit the desert or climb a mountain or enter a swamp where snakes have managed to survive, we are taking a chance.
When you have the chance to present yourself vocally, you realize a kind of brand develops around that vocal, and you start to see the public consciousness of you is only about one half of your brain.
An approach that phases in congressional term limits reconciles the self-interest of members of Congress with the public’s desire to see these changes enacted and gives us the best chance to make term limits a reality.
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.
Sometimes I think I could have got some better results if I had a different mentality; if I could have pushed hard and attacked. But then I would have had a good chance of making a mistake.
The only safe thing is to take a chance.
When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.
Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance.
I had the chance to play with Alan Shearer to join the list of class players I’d played with at a young age at Leeds – the Vidukas, Smiths, Kewells, and Woodgates.
I am not a player who stays on the edge of the box and waits for a chance.
If one has curiosity, then one stands the chance of attain a high level of scientific inquiry.
I believe in taking chances and living your life. Sometimes doors open and others close and you have to figure out which one you’re going to take. I’m always for the one that’s challenging.
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.
The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
Black Rock gives us all a chance to heal, to become ourselves.
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
If you think that people can change… and, if they’ve grown and they’ve expressed contrition or regret, that they should be given a chance, then you should vote for me.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
I haven’t done a great deal of it but this was a chance to do more and bring it to that part of the business and even more so, but the fact that it was a black superhero was really the catalyst to me.
Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.
My belief is you have one chance to make a first impression.
The Guns N’ Roses reunion didn’t happen by chance or whatever. It was always looked at as a possibility, but it never seemed right or felt right.
A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.
I thought Portland had a really good chance. But after we didn’t win it, I knew my time was up there. But it wasn’t a totally bad situation for me there. It was a great situation coming out of high school.
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!
Great risks come in long term, tremendously assiduous, very courageous study.
The chance to profit from corruption is why many authoritarian leaders seize and cling to power.
You pity the fool because you don’t want to beat up a fool! You know, pity is between sorry and mercy. See, if you pity him, you know, you won’t have to beat him up. So that’s why I say fools, you gotta give another chance because they don’t know no better. That’s why I pity them!
For a writer, the Book Festival is interesting because you bump into all these other writers whose work you know, whose names you know, and you have a chance to put a person with the name and the work.
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
I guess I’ve always been attracted to people who stand out as individuals – people who are adventurous and take chances.
We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party action, if continued in such a time, would ruin the party. Moderation is its only chance. The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power.
If you have the chance to be exposed to a loving, understanding environment where the seed of compassion, loving kindness, can be watered every day, then you become a more loving person.
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.
I never sympathise with the accused unless there’s a chance the accused is not guilty, but I certainly don’t ever sympathise with the criminal.
I always want to win, and it was time to win some club prizes, some titles. I never would have gone for the money, but wanted the chance to get a bit further in my career. And it turned out to be the right decision.
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.
It’s a life lesson that translates beyond football. You can share these things with your kids: Work hard, do things the right way and you have a chance.
I’m not too proud of the movies I made as a grownup except for ‘That Hagen Girl’, which nobody remembers but which gave me a chance to act.
Halfway through the decade, we realized that we had a great team and that we could do great things, and that we could probably have something here that we believed we had a chance to reach greatness.
Variety is very, very good. Going from medium to medium, if you get the chance to do it, from theater to television to film, which are all distinctly different, keeps me sharp.
In baseball, you can’t kill the clock. You’ve got to give the other man his chance. That’s why this is the greatest game.
A very small cause which escapes our notice determines a considerable effect that we cannot fail to see, and then we say that the effect is due to chance.
Good luck is a residue of preparation.
I’ve been around watch factories and had the chance to visit some factories.
At home I have hunting magazines on my nightstand. I’m an avid hunter. I hunt every chance I get.
The process of rehearsal means you learn so much and really get the chance to develop your work on a character.
Whooping cough is not a mild disease. Whooping cough, before the vaccination, could make you very, very sick. First of all, there was a chance you could die from it – small chance, not a big chance. You would be coughing and coughing. It wouldn’t last for a few days, like a cold.
Revie said there was nothing between me and Ray yet he never gave me a chance to show what I could do.
I eat at In-N-Out Burger every chance I get.
Not many players would turn down a chance to play for Real Madrid and Barcelona, as they’re right at the top the tree in terms of football.
I just have to take my chances like any other composer.
The combination of old and new is what every wrestling organization should be like. That way, you have a chance to match up the legends in dream main events.
If you are worried about what people think of you, you should go into politics. Real actors take chances.
There’s a short chain between field and fork, and the shorter that chain is – the fresher, the more transparent that system is – the less chance there is of anything from bio-terrorism to pathogenicity to spoilage.
It’s important to give it all you have while you have the chance.
I am finally getting the chance to build large structures and break preconceptions that my designs are just sculptures for people to be in. But my work always comes down to the human scale.
It’s not how you start the season, it’s how you finish. If you wind up helping the team make the playoffs, that’s what you play for. You don’t play to put up your numbers, but to try to get a chance to make it to the World Series.
Nothing happens quite by chance. It’s a question of accretion of information and experience.
I never had the chance to consider what or how I wanted to be.
If agriculture goes wrong, nothing else will have a chance to go right.
The only way I could get comfortable around people was to make them laugh. I was an obedient girl, and humor was my one form of rebellion. I used comedy to deflect. Like, ‘Hey, check out my zit!’ – you know, making fun of yourself before someone else has a chance to.
There’s parts of it that I connect to – being a father and everything – but ‘Mamma Mia!’ allows me to go out there and be me and have fun. I’ve never really had the chance to do that with so much freedom.
Going into auditions, there is a wonderful butterfly feeling in your stomach – an equal balance of being utterly terrified and exhilarated that this is your chance.
Events are not a matter of chance.
We have to defeat them on the battlefield and in the marketplace of ideals. And PBS, I believe, owed the nation the chance to hear the moderate Muslim voices who decry terrorism and Jihadism, and they didn’t give them that chance, and that’s a terrible thing.
All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.
When we give ourselves the chance to let go of all our tension, the body’s natural capacity to heal itself can begin to work.
All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
We really only have two choices. Play it safe, or take a chance. For me, pulling back because of fear has always made me feel worse.
As soon as I get the chance, I’ll be back spouting nonsense on the microphone.
Don’t ever try and be like anybody else and don’t be afraid to take risks.
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.
When I was asked to take part in ‘Celebrity Hunted’ I jumped at the chance, who wouldn’t want to run wild around the U.K. for two weeks being chased by a top secret service type team, whilst raising money for a cause very close to my heart – cancer.
A trap in dealing with difficult people is getting wrapped up in their personality. When we can stay objective and remove ourselves from other people’s roller-coaster psychology, we have a much better chance of moving through the situation positively.
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.
Give your subconscious a chance to work by turning your brain off from time to time. Don’t focus on work or solving problems constantly.
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.
On the web, people are experimenting with something new in terms of characters and stories. It is exciting for actors, as we get a chance to do something new.
There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.
Luck marches with those who give their very best.
The main quality I have is my mentality because I never gave up – I never, ever give up. I have been like that since I was young. I knew I had to take my chance when it came. Nobody gives you anything. You have to go and take it and this was the way I think.
Usually, I’m a very positive guy. I try to think about the next chance, the next game, the next opportunity to play well.
My grandfather died before I was born, so I never had the chance to speak with him about his father. But I learned about him from books.
I had a chance to win $2 million, a week after high school graduation, and if I turned pro, the sponsor was going to financially support me.
Random chance plays a huge part in everybody’s life.
As a self-proclaimed doctor of love, I know a couple things to be true: One, when you get a chance to kiss a beautiful woman, you take it. Secondly, there’s no crying in baseball or on video shoots.
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.
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.
I rock with Chance, I rock with Kanye, I rock with Common.
One must not make oneself cheap here – that is a cardinal point – or else one is done. Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance.
For me, it’s always the script. The script which gives me the chance to do something new; that has been my prime objective ever since I started acting. There’s nothing else that excites me more than that.
Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
I had my chance in the World Cup Final and, wow, it was the opportunity I needed to show the whole world what I was capable of.
Money is often a matter of chance or good fortune and is not the mark of a successful life. It is not the thing that brings a throb of pleasure or a thrill into my life. And I would not pose as a successful man if that were to be the measure.
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
The beauty of our democracy lies in the American value of equality: if you vote, you have a seat at the table. If you speak, you have a chance to persuade others. A billionaire and a minimum wage earner have the same power at the ballot box.
The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.
I knew I’d been given another chance, another life in Australia by my parents, so I didn’t want to hurt them.
Now that I’ve had a chance to play for a team where we won 30 or 35 games, you understand how special winning is.
Thinking of Plan B muddies up your chances of succeeding at Plan A.
People are lucky and unlucky not according to what they get absolutely, but according to the ratio between what they get and what they have been led to expect.
I love taking chances.
I was a bowler – left arm, smash it down as fast as I could. I did a lot of work with Damian D’Oliveira, and I probably had a chance of doing that for a living. But when I reached 16, I knew I couldn’t carry on playing both football and cricket, and I was already in the Shrewsbury squad.
And when I was saying I want to become number one of the world and I was 7, 8 years old, most of the people were laughing to me. Because you know, it seemed like I have one percent chances to do that. And I’ve done it.
Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult, and dangerous, and doing it anyway, because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.
I’ve always tried to explain democracy is not perfect. But it gives you a chance to shape your own destiny.
Genre stuff is the most exciting stuff for an actor to play. I get to try new things, do things I would have never got the chance to do.
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.
Good governance, safety, a chance to grow economically and professionally – those are important things.
I’ve got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.
The more completely we focus our attention on our Creator and Lord, the less chance there is of our being distracted by creatures.
Sometimes it takes an injury to get your chance.
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.
For me, my travels have been the chance to go to a place that already exists in my imagination.
The use of chance operations opened out my way of working. The body tends to be habitual. The use of chance allowed us to find new ways to move and to put movements together that would not otherwise have been available to us. It revealed possibilities that were always there except that my mind hadn’t seen them.
I always show loyalty to the people who gave me a chance from the get-go, and Cincinnati gave me that chance.
There’s only so much you can do, but if somebody doesn’t give you a chance there is nothing you can do.
I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.
You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.
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.
Ultimately, at the end of the day, taking a chance on ‘Power’ is taking a chance on me.
It’s only a risk if you think there’s a chance of failure.
That’s what’s great about the arts. Everything inspires you, and you get a chance to grow from watching other people and how they do their work.
At the end of the day, the only way that I was able to thrive was by people giving me a chance, not being close-minded.
As an artist, you have to work really, really hard because you gotta make something that will allow people to even take the chance to even listen to it, you know?
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
I realized that a lot of the things I had been telling myself about not being good enough just weren’t true, and ‘Queen of Denmark’ gave me the chance to prove to myself that I could do something real.
Improvisation is too good to leave to chance.
My biggest regret in life is that I didn’t hit John Denver in the mouth while I has the chance.
There’s no second chance on stage, and I was trained to make the most of my first chance.
Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
According to a new survey, 40 percent of adults in Mexico say they would move to the United States if they got a chance. The number would have been higher, but the other 60 percent already live here.
I always promised myself if I ever got the chance to do a ‘Flashdance’-type of movie, I would do my own dancing. I can say with pride that every single dance move in ‘Go For It!’ is my own dance move.
Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
Always, since our birth, we’ve insisted on another way of doing politics. Now, we had the chance to do it without arms, but without stopping being Zapatistas; that’s why we keep the masks on.
Spotting a rare bird is never worth the bite of a cur. Once bitten by a German shepherd, I knew that I preferred cats, even if they are bird-killers. Life is long enough for more than one chance at a rare bird.
Peru is a country where more than half the people would emigrate if given the chance. That’s half the population that is willing to abandon everything they know for the uncertainty of a life in a foreign land, in another language.
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.
Football is like hunting. One second can change it all, but it’s not just any second, it’s a flash. The prey is there and suddenly then it’s not. In an instant it’s over – you won’t have the chance again. You need to know which one precise second to train for, and to understand that moment.
You can take your Jake Roberts and your Hulk Hogans and your Ultimate Warriors and a lot of these guys that were big names back then, but they never did anything for me. They never helped me, they never thought of helping me, and when they had a chance to help me, they never did.
I like to show my ability on the field. I’m not one to show off with words. I’m really looking forward to the chance. I’m a calm goalkeeper, and above all, I’ve got a real desire to win. When I get on the pitch, I give everything for the team, everything for the shirt.
There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance.
Judd Trump’s bedrock of his game is potting good long pots, getting in, creating a chance, and winning frames at one visit.
‘Chance the Rapper’ is many things. I’m constantly evolving.
Negotiation is often described as the art of letting the other side have your way. You have to give the other side a chance to put stuff on the table voluntarily.
Acting as a profession came to me by chance: in 1946, after the war, I was having lunch with my cousin, who was the Italian ambassador, and he asked, ‘What are you going to do now you’re out of uniform?’ I said, ‘I’m pretty inventive, and I can imitate people,’ and he said, ‘Have you thought about being an actor?’
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.
Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and chance the future.
And I think maybe all women, if they just had a chance, would be romantic and believe in love and not sex. And men believe in sex and not love.
I don’t think everyone should get a second chance.
I don’t think I’m going to become Brad Pitt overnight, but I presume if walk down Oxford Street, there is a chance someone might clock me.
I’ve told myself I have a chance to make history, and that’s my focus.
I guess I’m pretty much of a lone wolf. I don’t say I don’t like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds.
I even reject and condemn in the strongest terms the idea, the consideration of a military coup. If I had the chance I would stand in front of the people who would attempt such a thing and open my arms and beg them to stop.
When God gives you a second chance, it’s not something you take for granted.
It seemed to me that this might be a great pageant, which would give a chance for a very interesting picture.
Our lives improve only when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
I had a chance to play for the Cuban national team during the 2009 World Baseball Classic, but at the time I never thought about leaving Cuba.
Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
I think Ada in ‘The Piano’ is the most interior character I’ve ever had the chance to play, either on the stage or in anything I’ve done for film or TV.
If your parents didn’t have any children, there’s a good chance that you won’t have any.
If there is a chance to do so, I want to work with Stephen Chow in a romantic comedy film.
The public health of five million children should not be left to luck or chance.
If I hadn’t had the outlet of writing and drawing comics, I guess there’s a good chance I wouldn’t be around today.
It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.
Cell phones tend to bring us more inside of our lives whereas movies offer a chance to escape, so there are two competing forces.
Every business and every product has risks. You can’t get around it.
When you are absolutely new and face failure, you want that one big chance to prove yourself.
Pretty much any time I got a chance to do something cool, I tried to grab for it, and that’s where my solace comes from.
I’m going to write a book, continue acting, continue motivational speaking and just share with people who I am and what I’ve learned in my second chance of life and pass it on to people in their first chance of life.
I’m not exactly a huge Beatles fan, but when I have a chance to visit a legendary place like the Beatles museum, I definitely use it. It’s historic.
Some folk want their luck buttered.
Leaving the European Union really does give us a chance as a country to become more outward-looking, to become more competitive, and to deepen our links with our partners right across the world.
Every little crazy dream that I had has come true, and more. And I’m always mindful that this is not a birthright, that one day I would have the chance to come to Augusta every year. Just a crazy, really, almost obsession for me.
Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor. But how does the slave differ from his master, but by chance?
Care and diligence bring luck.
Give metal a chance!
Because of my success in the private sector, I had the chance to run America’s largest city for 12 years, governing in the wake of its greatest tragedy.
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
Beset by a difficult problem? Now is your chance to shine. Pick yourself up, get to work and get triumphantly through it.
My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and given the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly.
I did criminal defense work part-time, and that paid the bills for representing abused and neglected children… and for defending in juvenile court those kids the ‘child protective system’ had missed when it had the chance.
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
I thought of school as a captive audience. It gave me a chance to work on my material.
You only get one chance in this thing called life. I know that is a bit maudlin and obscure, but it’s a fact, and you can make a profound difference in people’s lives without having a title in front of your name.
Shaming is powerful and useful. I’m living in New York, and my instinct is that, after the Black Lives Matter protests, which were organized on social media, the chance of there being another Eric Garner, choked to death in New York by an NYPD officer, has diminished.
If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don’t do that, you are wasting your time on this earth.
Luck, that’s when preparation and opportunity meet.
Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance?
When scrutiny is lacking, tyranny, corruption and man’s baser qualities have a better chance of entering into the public business of any government.
Education must lead us from the irresponsible opinion to true responsible judgment. It must lead us from chance and arbitrariness to rational clarity and intellectual order. Therefore, let us guide our students over the road of discipline from materials, through function, to creative work.
‘School Daze’ was one of the highlights of my life because it was the first chance I had to act on screen. I would have been happy if that had been it, because I proved that I could do it.
This pandemic has provided an opportunity to reset. This is our chance to accelerate our pre-pandemic efforts to reimagine economic systems, that actually address global challenges like extreme poverty, inequality and climate change.
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
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.
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.
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.
Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
With stand-up you’ve just got that one chance. Audiences can be quite fickle.
As long as I’ve got a chance to beat you I’m going to take it.
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.
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.
Sooner or later, you will see a China-based company that really has a global impact, and I think Baidu has a chance to become one of those companies. We should be able to compete on a global basis.
Games of chance often involve some amount of skill; this does not make them legal. Good poker players often beat novices. But poker is still gambling, and running a poker room – or online casino – is illegal in New York.
The star-jump technique – that is a big part of being a handball goalkeeper, and I brought that move into football. It is a very effective way of saving a chance.
In testing, you make a mistake, you just say ‘OK we’ll have another go’ instead of it being the only chance you get.
When I think back on it, of course I got lucky and got great directors and good breaks but all that was the physical part. But what made me a star was that I could take a chance and not have anything to worry about in terms of losing.
It’s amazing to think how powerful of a force optimism and hope can be. It’s the thing that saves me. I believed that I lived in the greatest country in the world. I still believe that, and consequently, I believed that I had a chance, even though things around me were absolutely crazy and difficult.
I think a Moon base is not necessary to get to Mars, but I think it will be helpful. It would give you a chance to develop and mature some systems; long duration, deep space stuff; and you’re close enough to get some help, via radio from Earth.
I love MTV. I watched ‘Beavis and Butthead,’ ‘Wayne’s World,’ ‘Yo! MTV Raps.’ And they used to have music videos on there. When I got the chance to be on MTV, I took the first opportunity.
I made straight A’s and never got into any trouble, and I still impose those standards on myself. So writing is my chance to escape and become the sleaziest, scummiest role.
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.
Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but without it you don’t have a chance.
I always knew what I had, and I knew I was more than just ‘the foreign guy.’ I have personality, and as soon as I had chance to show it, I just did it. A lot of people don’t like it, and a lot of people frown upon it and think I should just be stuck in that box, but it’s just not me.
There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share.
When I read that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had disappeared – a state-of-the-art Boeing 777, said to be an incredibly safe way to travel – I waited patiently for the chance to learn what happened.
When you get a chance to step back, you notice all these great things you’ve done and all these great people that you’ve worked with.
Now, I have always believed that women are not victims; we are agents of change, we are drivers of progress, we are makers of peace – all we need is a fighting chance.
All these other creatures have an equal right to exist here. We have no prior rights to the Earth than anybody else, and if they’re here, let’s give them a chance to survive.
I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one’s temper and disturb one’s quiet.
I think ultimately the goal is to try to bring a Super Bowl to New Orleans and that’s the reason I signed that deal, because I have a great chance at winning another Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.
My first love is football. When I get the chance, I play football for fitness.
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.
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
When we get a chance to take part in elections, I am ready to fight for leading positions, including in the presidential vote.
Everybody deserves a second chance in this world. That’s basically all I ask.
I got a chance to work with Stallone and De Niro – pretty much sums it up for me. You can tell where you’re going in your career by the company you keep.
Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance. Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
In battle, you forgive a man anything except an unwillingness to take risks. Sometimes you have to put it on the line.
When I get moved to write a story, I don’t question the story. I dive right in, and I try to ignore the voices that are chattering away at me: ‘You can’t do that’, ‘You shouldn’t do that’. I just sort of leap and take a chance and go for it.
We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate.
People, in whatever walk of life, would be surprised if they just gave themselves a chance by believing in what they are.
There is a certain sense in which I would say the universe has a purpose. It’s not there by chance.
‘Yellow Moon’ was a poem. My wife at the time, Joel – she’s dead now – it was our 25th anniversary. She had the chance to go on a cruise with her sister. And I’m home with the kids and looking up, and I saw the big moon, and I just started writing.
I believe you only have one chance on this earth, and I’m just trying to live my life and do what makes me happy.
I’ve always taken risks, and never worried what the world might really think of me.
If you are living a life that feels right to you, if you’re willing to take creative chances or a creative path that feels like it’s mostly in keeping with your sensibilities, you know, aesthetic and artistic, then that’s what matters.
From what I’ve seen of Darren Till, he’s very durable. He likes to throw that left hand so he has a chance to knock people out.
The more we can do to create a better society, that benefits more people, the better chance we have that our society will continue to grow and prosper.
Refugees come to us seeking asylum, seeking freedom, justice and dignity – seeking a chance just to breathe. And people in our country are saying close the doors and don’t let them in?
Health care is not a privilege. It’s a right. It’s a right as fundamental as civil rights. It’s a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education.
I have my website, The Ruckus, which is an Internet site, similar to the Funny or Die format, where people post funny videos. I get a chance to rate their videos; they get a chance to blog and kick it with me.
This business is always changing. If you’re going to be a leader, you’ve got to take chances.
We have created a society where individual rights and freedoms, compassion and diversity are core to our citizenship. But underlying that idea of Canada is the promise that we all have a chance to build a better life for ourselves and our children.
There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
‘Broadway’ is one of the big American words. It’s exciting to be given the chance to rattle around in one of the big words.
The lunacy continues and has every chance of becoming a way of life unless we stop it soon. Men are getting so used to wars that the psychiatric wing of the RAMC are planning how to break the news to the men when the war is over.
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.
I think there is always room for improvement, and every day is a chance to get better.
The no-secrets era of social media makes one consider the built-in risk factor of nominating high-testosterone men to positions of power at all. Everyone is under too much scrutiny now to take a chance on candidates who suddenly blow up into a comic meme, a punchline, a ribald hashtag.
When you get a chance to play, if you help them win a game, then the team will start believing that the player can also do this for the team. So building that confidence for yourself and the team is very important.
Those inner-cities, they’re not giving kids a chance. They’re not giving the teachers a chance to really help those kids. They’re making it real tough. You’re either gonna help or you’re hurting your own country.
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.
Nothing can really prepare you for when you get in the Formula One car. Knowing that you’re driving a multimillion-dollar car, and if you crash it it’s going to cost a lot of money, and they might not give you another chance, is scary.
Gulaal’ gave me a chance to channelise my restlessness into a character that had layers of complexity.
It’s either you finna create your own wave, you finna sound like me or you finna sound like G Herbo, you finna sound like Chance The Rapper, you finna sound like Juice Wrld. You ain’t gonna get too far ’cause you sound like somebody. So, create your own lane and do your own style.
I don’t think people were betting on me, but they were giving me a chance. I think I rode a wave there, by being different in appearance than the girls who preceded me.
I can’t be casual about losing. I always think I have a chance to win until winning is absolutely impossible.
We can all agree that social media is an amazing platform where we can interact with and meet people and that we probably would have never had the chance to otherwise, right? However, it also has sadly become a place where some people go to share negative thoughts and comments.
When you have good baseball players, you have a chance to win. And when you don’t, you don’t.
Just by luck, I picked good heroes to worship.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Each year, Labor Day gives us an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that working men and women make to our nation, our economy and our collective prosperity. It gives us a chance to show gratitude for workers’ grit, dedication, ingenuity and strength, which define our nation’s character.
Since I carry my father’s name, I believe it is my responsibility to use that name as he would have to support the causes that were so dear to his heart. Dad strongly supported Huckabee when no one thought that he had any chance to succeed in the presidential race.
I will be dictated to by nobody. I’m the man. And if anyone can prove me wrong, their chance is inside a boxing ring. You don’t like it, change the station.
My family always believed in me, even when I didn’t. Having that love and support made me not afraid of failing. I knew my mom would be proud of me just for taking a chance and pursuing my dream.
Children are our second chance to have a great parent-child relationship.
If the sun comes up, I have a chance.
If we push for the children to know tennis, they have the chance to like it.
Vinod Khosla is best known for shunning convention and taking massive risks on companies he calls ‘black swans’ -companies with a near-complete chance of failure. But, if they succeed, the world will be forever changed.
Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.
Anyone who has the chance to drive for Ferrari will drive for Ferrari.
I played, but I never got a chance to see how the business worked. How the NBA offices and other teams worked. I learned that when I was an assistant General Manager for five years.
I don’t like rats, but there’s not much else I don’t like. The problem with rats is they have no fear of human beings, they’re loaded with foul diseases, they would run the place given half the chance, and I’ve had them leap out of a lavatory while I’ve been sitting on it.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
I think about death all the time. I know there’s nothing out there, but I’m curious. There’s a 300 billion-to-one chance that there might be an energy that goes somewhere else, but I doubt it.
It is crucial that rappers have the chance to express the truth that is in their heart.
In graduate school, Aubrey Berg at the Cincinnati Conservatory gave me the chance to perform with the best in the country in Broadway caliber productions.
I have found that I always learn more from my mistakes than from my successes. If you aren’t making some mistakes, you aren’t taking enough chances.