Chance Quotes: Embracing Opportunities, Taking Risks, and Embracing Change
Seizing the Power of Chance
Chance, often referred to as luck or opportunity, plays a significant role in our lives. It presents us with unexpected moments, unpredictable outcomes, and unforeseen possibilities. In this article, we explore the essence of chance through a collection of quotes that inspire us to embrace opportunities, take risks, and welcome change with open arms.
Chance is a catalyst for growth, transformation, and personal development. It allows us to step outside our comfort zones, challenge ourselves, and discover new horizons. It encourages us to trust in the unknown, have faith in our abilities, and embrace the journey of uncertainty. By embracing chance, we open ourselves up to a world of possibilities and create the potential for remarkable experiences and outcomes.
Embracing Opportunities: Quotes to Inspire Taking Chances
Throughout history, visionaries, artists, and individuals from all walks of life have embraced the power of chance and shared their wisdom on the importance of taking risks. Their quotes capture the essence of seizing opportunities, trusting the process, and embracing change. Below, we present a collection of inspiring chance quotes that will inspire you to step out of your comfort zone, embrace uncertainty, and harness the power of chance.
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.
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.
Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
Michel de Montaigne
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.
Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
Seems to me that this business, for actors anyway, is not so much about whether or not you do good work. It’s about whether or not you get the chance to do good work.
Nothing is as obnoxious as other people’s luck.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.
I like chance meetings – life is full of them. Every day, without realising it, I pass people whom I should know.
I love taking chances.
You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
Empathy is a skill like any other human skill – and if you get a chance to practice, you can get better at it.
If everybody is doing it one way, there’s a good chance you can find your niche by going exactly in the opposite direction.
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.
Chance is hugely significant in biology. In fact, the presence of apparent randomness in so many aspects of biology – from mutations in DNA to the chance involved in that one sperm reaching that one egg that became you – suggests that randomness is useful, even necessary, in very many cases.
Knowledge doesn’t really form part of human nature. Conflict, combat, the outcome of the combat, and, consequently, risk and chance are what gives rise to knowledge. Knowledge is not instinctive; it is counter instinctive, just as it is not natural but counter natural.
I rock with Chance, I rock with Kanye, I rock with Common.
You can’t be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
I am not a player who stays on the edge of the box and waits for a chance.
It was that which gave promise that in due time the weights should be lifted from the shoulders of all men, and that all should have an equal chance. This is the sentiment embodied in that Declaration of Independence.
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.
David J. Anderson
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.
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.
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.
William Wells Brown
In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman.
Mama is my chance to be a stand-up comedian. In my mind, it’s my chance to be Chris Rock.
I had a chance to get used to the lights and the camera without all that pressure to… emote.
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.
Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job.
I love reality TV shows like ‘Big Brother’ where it’s smart game to vote off the strong competitors, especially early on to give the other people a fighting chance. From a game stance, it’s totally acceptable.
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.
However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.
Billie Jean King is one of the all-time tennis greats; she’s one of the superstars. She’s ready for the big one, but she doesn’t stand a chance against me. Women’s tennis is so far beneath men’s tennis; that’s what makes the contest with a 55-year-old man the greatest contest of all time.
Just a few years ago, at the age of 22, I learned I had an aggressive form of leukemia. I needed intensive chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant to save my life. Back then, my doctors told me that I had a 35 percent chance of surviving my transplant.
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.
K. L. Rahul
My mom didn’t let me play video games growing up, so now I do. Gaming gives me a chance to just let go, blow somebody up and fight somebody from another dimension. It’s all escapism.
I love real books, paper books, but I also love buying online, and I think that people are more willing to take a chance to read something if it’s cheaper – sometimes books on the Kindle are $6. A hardback book is $25. For $25, it better be a really great book. Or you’re going to be mad.
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.
As somebody who makes his living in the movie business and wants to contribute to it, I think that the best chance I have of doing that is just consistently working with great directors.
People asked if I could have played the Terminator. Are you kidding? Not a chance, I never could have played the Terminator.
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.
For me, my travels have been the chance to go to a place that already exists in my imagination.
I got this second chance at life, and I live it.
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.
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.
Hunter S. Thompson
I feel like if you do one album, you don’t give people the chance to judge you twice. If they judge you once and that legacy goes on, you’ll go viral.
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.
Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
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.