Chance Quotes

If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster.

A. R. Ammons

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

Norman Ralph Augustine

This is a chance for full participation for everyone, with and without disabilities, ... We're accessible physically, but not as accessible in attitudes as we should be.

Kim Wilson

Relationships are never chance events.

Keith Ablow

Protection against government is now not enough to guarantee that a man who has something to say shall have a chance to say it. The owners and managers of the press determine which person, which facts, which version of the facts, and which ideas shall reach the public.

Commission On Freedom Of The Press

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

Peter De Vries

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.


I've got a better chance of winning the Kentucky Derby on the back of a donkey than they have of winning the Super Bowl with Kyle Boller.

Shannon Sharpe

Fact is Our Lord knew all about the power of money: He gave capitalism a tiny niche in His scheme of things, He gave it a chance, He even provided a first installment of funds. Can you beat that? It's so magnificent. God despises nothing. After all, if the deal had come off, Judas would probably have endowed sanatoriums, hospitals, public libraries or laboratories.

Georges Bernanos

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

One means of sanity is to retain a hold on the natural world, ... Americans still have that chance, more than many peoples

Wallace Stegner

Nothing encourages creativity like the chance to fall flat on one's face

James D. Finley

Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs.

Victor Hugo

The happiest thing that can be said about democracy... is that it is one of the few systems that has been willing to risk a long period of confusion and mixed purposes for the sake of giving man a chance to grow up in mind and responsibility

H.A. Overstreet

At bottom, every man knows perfectly well that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.

Friedrich Nietzsche
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