Chance Quotes

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 biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.-Mark Zuckerberg



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



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.-Preity Zinta



Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.-Franz Liszt



I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. – Stephen Leacock




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



You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.-Paulo Coelho



Good luck is a residue of preparation.-Jack Youngblood



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



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



Just keep taking chances and having fun.-Garth Brooks



If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.-Richard M. Nixon


If you’re so afraid of failure, you will never succeed. You have to take chances.-Mario Andretti



When it comes to luck, you make your own.-Bruce Springsteen


It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win. – John Paul Jones



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



Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.-Margaret J. Wheatley



I haven’t lived a perfect life. I have regrets. But that’s from a lifetime of taking chances, making decisions, and trying not to be frozen. The only thing that I can do with my regrets is understand them.-Kevin Costner



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



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



The only safe thing is to take a chance.-Mike Nichols



Even when you have doubts, take that step. Take chances. Mistakes are never a failure – they can be turned into wisdom.-Cat Cora



If your parents never had children, chances are you won’t either.-Dick Cavett



It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?-Ronald Reagan



At some point in your life, if you’re lucky, you get to design the way in which things evolve. – Daniel Day-Lewis



Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.-James Cash Penney



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




A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.-James A. Garfield



Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.-Herodotus



Don’t ever try and be like anybody else and don’t be afraid to take risks.-Waylon Jennings



I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?-Jean Cocteau



Good luck has its storms.-George Lucas



I’ve always taken risks, and never worried what the world might really think of me.-Cher



Buy the ticket, take the ride.-Hunter S. Thompson



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



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



You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.-Chuck Yeager




The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I’m taking more chances; I’m bold and proud.-Paula Cole



The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.-Henry James




But we also believe in taking risks, because that’s how you move things along.-Melinda Gates




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.-Walter Scott



If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life – that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment – that would be the perfect state.-Cate Blanchett




Each of us has about 40 chances to accomplish our goals in life. I learned this first through agriculture, because all farmers can expect to have about 40 growing seasons, giving them just 40 chances to improve on every harvest.-Howard Graham Buffett


I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.-Anais Nin



You know, from my point of view, I’m the luckiest cat on the planet. – Hugh Hefner



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



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.-Maxwell Maltz



Luck, that’s when preparation and opportunity meet.-Pierre Trudeau




Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.-Ovid



I think the harder you work, the more luck you have.-Dave Thomas




Taking risks gives me energy.-Jay Chiat




If you knew that your life was merely a phase or short, short segment of your entire existence, how would you live? Knowing nothing ‘real’ was at risk, what would you do? You’d live a gigantic, bold, fun, dazzling life. You know you would. That’s what the ghosts want us to do – all the exciting things they no longer can.-Chuck Palahniuk



I don’t believe in pitfalls. I believe in taking risks and not doing the same thing twice.-Guy Laliberte



Care and diligence bring luck.-Thomas Fuller




The best thing to do is stare it in the face and move on. We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what’s safe and comfortable.-Terri Clark



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.-Tracy Chapman



Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.-Charles Kettering



Anytime we step out boldly to make changes, we take a chance that we might fail. But the only way to get better is to try.-Joyce Meyer



I take risks – that’s my life on the slopes and off. – Lindsey Vonn



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