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"You had only one chance for a signature in life, but most people left no impression." - Meg Wolitzer

"We have one life to live - and one chance to live it in the richest way possible." - Judith Thurman

"Life offers more than one chance, Cathy, you know that." - Virginia C. Andrews

"One of the things I've learned in my life is that sometimes you've got to take a chance." - Nicholas Sparks

"You get one chance to do something about native title. You get perhaps one chance in your life to do something about a republic. You get one chance, your chance, to build a piece of the political architecture in the Pacific. I wasn't going to give those up." - Paul Keating

"...in the shaping of a life, chance and the ability to respond to chance are everything." - Eric Hoffer

"God always offers us a second chance in life." - Paulo Coelho

"Random chance plays a huge part in everybody's life." - Gary Gygax

"You only get one chance at life, not two! Don't joke around with your own life." - Dohee

"We get one opportunity in life, one chance at life to do whatever you're going to do, and lay your foundation and make whatever mark you're going to make. Whatever legacy you're going to leave; leave your legacy!" - Ray Lewis

"Chance alone is at the source of every innovaton, of all creation in the biosphere. Pure chance, only chance, absolute but blind liberty is at the root of the prodigious edifice that is evolution... It today is the sole conceivable hypothesis, the only one that squares with observed and tested fact. Stating life began by the chance collision of particles of nucleic acid in the "prebiotic soup."" - Jacques Monod

"We have this one life to offer; there is no second chance." - Jen Hatmaker

"Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it." - Terry Pratchett

"Life is mere chance only when one allows it to be." - Matthew Stover

"Life is mere chance only when one allows it to be." - Matthew Woodring Stover

"You only get one chance at life and you have to grab it boldly." - Bear Grylls

"You only get one chance at your life so why not jump cars?" - Dax Shepard

"Only one chance one bullet in the gun. This is my life and I only got one, yeah. The safety's off and I put on her. Oh stick 'em up, stick 'em up. Ready to shoot." - Nicki Minaj

"Only one chance one bullet in the gun. This is my life and I only got one, yeah. The safety's off and I put on her. Oh stick "em up, stick "em up. Ready to shoot." - Nicki Minaj

"Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare." - Dale Carnegie

"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

"I don't want anyone to ever put himself or herself in a box of, "I lost my second chance!" Because life brings you ebbs and flows, and if you miss out on this second chance, guess what, you're going to get another one if you decide that you're ready to have one." - Bob Harper

"Everybody believes in chance." - Ann Patchett

"Take a chance! All life is a chance" - Dale Carnegie

"Look at each day as a chance to invest life into life. A chance to share your experience and deposit it into someone else's conscience. Each day is a chance to work miracles in the lives of others." - Jim Rohn

"A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance." - Benjamin Disraeli

"There's always the chance you could die right in the middle of your life story." - Chuck Palahniuk

"There is no going back in life. There is no return. No second chance." - Daphne Du Maurier

"Looking for love is like asking for a new point of departure ... another chance in life." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"How much in life is determined, and how much is due to chance?" - David Gilmour

"Audacity succeeds as often as it fails; in life it has an even chance." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"All of the very important events in my life happen by chance." - Natalia Makarova

"He walks abreast with his days and feels no shame in not 'studying a profession', for he does not postpone his life, but lives already. He has not one chance, but a hundred chances." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"One should not wish anyone disagreeable conditions of life; but for him who is involved in them by chance, they are touchstones of characters and of the most decisive value to man." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Having the chance to play sports growing up teaches you all kinds of life lessons. It gives young people confidence and instills in them motivation and drive to be the best one can be. It's absolutely invaluable," - April Ross

"I mean, is there a chance for me? To have another life after this, a better one?" - Cassandra Clare

"One life; a little gleam of Time between two Eternities; no second chance to us for evermore!" - Thomas Carlyle

"My calling, as one imperfect human, is to celebrate and uphold life every time I get the chance." - Victoria Moran

"Give peace a chance and let's hope that one day we will all live in peace." - Yoko Ono

"You may only get one chance at something...and that requires confidence in your ability." - Joe Teti

"The longer you stay in one place, the greater your chance of disillusionment." - Art Spander

"In real war an officer may have only one chance at succeeding. Consider each problem." - David Gemmell

"[...] In real war an officer may have only one chance at succeeding. Consider each problem." - David Gemmell

"Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"I think from my experience in war and life and science, it all has made me believe that we have one life on this planet. We have one chance to live it and to contribute to the future of society and the future of life. The only afterlife is what other people remember of you." - Craig Venter

"I think from my experience in war and life and science, it all has made me believe that we have one life on this planet. We have one chance to live it and to contribute to the future of society and the future of life. The only "afterlife" is what other people remember of you." - Craig Venter

"Life is a chance, a story is a chance. That I am here is a chance." - Gerald Vizenor

"Life sometimes gives you a second chance." - Maya Angelou

"Chance makes a football of man's life." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"I have a second chance on life." - Katy Perry

"Can't take a chance that one day, in one spot, somewhere, an exit might appear. We can't give up. Ever." - James Dashner

"We look for a horse with one chance in two of winning and which pays you three to one." - Charlie Munger

"Ca' take a chance that one day, in one spot, somewhere, an exit might appear. We ca' give up. Ever." - James Dashner

"Once more there sounded within me the terrible warning that there is only one life for all men, that there is only one life for all men, that there is no other and that all that can be enjoyed must be enjoyed here. In eternity no other chance will be given to us." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"Throughout life, one does not miss any chance to hold onto the things that are really precious, if one is truly wise." - Ed Greenwood

"They were two lovely choices. One of them meant giving up every chance of a decent life forever...and the other one scared me out of my mind." - Frederik Pohl

"One chance, One life. Make it or screw it up, it's your choice. Don't wait to long or your time will be up." - Stephen Burt

"My biggest regret in life is that I didn't hit John Denver in the mouth while I has the chance." - Denis Leary

"No victor believes in chance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Chance favors those in motion." - James H. Austin

"Wisdom comes to no one by chance." - Seneca the Younger

"One chance is all you need." - Jesse Owens

"Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The ?sure thing? boat never gets far from shore." - Dale Carnegie

"Who wanted to creep along in comfort when there was one chance in a thousand of flying?" - Gail Godwin

"If you ever get a second chance in life for something, you've got to go all the way." - Lance Armstrong

"If you're in your life, chance. Viewed from the outside, like a book you're reading, it's fate all the way." - David Mitchell

"In Wilson's scale of evaluations breakfast rated just after life itself and ahead of the chance of immortality." - Robert A Heinlein

"the mistakes you regret the most in your life are the ones you didn't commit when you had the chance" - Helen Rowland

"If you're in your life, chance. Viewed from the outside, like a book you're reading, it's fate all the way." - David Mitchell

"So many people are frightened to take a chance in life and there's so many chances you have to take." - Jimmy Page

"Brilliant results don't just show up by chance. The finest things in life take patience, focus and sacrifice." - Robin S. Sharma

"I had a unique privilege to have a good start in life and a chance to develop my talents." - Novak Djokovic

"I definitely come down on the spiritual side. I think very few things in life happen by chance." - Evangeline Lilly

"Your lot in life? A lot is something you draw, like straws. It's chance. You didn't get this life by chance. You chose it on purpose. If you're dissatisfied from it, you can change it." - Jennifer Echols

"I always think about which blood drive was going on in Georgia that day when that husband or mom or school teacher rolled up their sleeve and actually gave me a second chance at life. It's the ultimate gift of life, and I'm the one who was on the other end." - Niki Taylor

"My grandmother spent her whole life working as a maid, a cook and a babysitter, barely scraping by, but still working hard to give my mother, her only child, a chance in life, so that my mother could give my brother and me an even better one." - Julian Castro

"Imagine 1050 blind persons each with a scrambled Rubik's cube, and try to conceive of the chance of them all simultaneously arriving at the solved form. You then have a chance of arriving by random shuffling, of just one of the many biopolymers on which life depends. The notion that not only the biopolymers but the operating program of a living cell could be arrived at by chance in a primordial organic soup here on the Earth is evidently nonsense of a high order." - Fred Hoyle

"There will come a day when a person would be willing to give everything they ever loved, everything they ever owned, everything they ever chased in this life, everything between the heavens and earth...just for the chance to come back here and make just one sajdah (prostration). Just one." - Yasmin Mogahed

"What I felt was, if you spend your life just writing fiction, you are going to falsify your material. And the fictional form was going to force you to do things with the material, to dramatize it in a certain way. I thought nonfiction gave one a chance to explore the world, the other world, the world that one didn't know fully." - V S Naipaul

"A chance to try your technique is in one instant never to be regained, so try it without hesitation." - Kyuzo Mifune

"This is my chance to make it all happen, in the one city, where they say dreams come true." - Lauren Conrad

"Opportunity is a parade. Even as one chance passes, the next is a fife and drum echoing in the distance." - Robert Breault

"Im studying jerkoffs in the wild," Ben answered dryly. "This seemed like a good chance to view one up close." - Kathy Reichs

"Sometimes you have the chance to do one movie, make it the best you can, put everything in it." - Gaspar Noe

"Opportunity is a parade. Even as one chance passes, the next is a fife and drum echoing in the distance." - Robert Brault

"To put one's trust in God is only a longer way of saying that one will chance it." - Samuel Butler (novelist)

"Even if you're the best singer in the world, there's a good chance no one will ever hear you." - Lana Del Rey

"My mom and dad worked very hard to give me the best chance in - not just in golf but in life. You know, I was an only child, you know, my dad worked three jobs at one stage. My mom worked night shifts in a factory." - Rory Mcilroy

"Don't be on your deathbed someday, having squandered your one chance at life, full of regret because you pursued little distractions instead of big dreams." - Derek Sivers

"One discovers a friend by chance, and cannot but feel regret that 20 or 30 years of life may have been spent without the least knowledge of him." - Charles Dudley Warner

"History teaches us that the past is full of luck and chance and circumstance, without any one of which, life could have been radically different." - Arthur Goldberg

"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." - Lindsey Vonn

"From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes, and I mean to make the best of my chance." - Christopher Morley

"It's easy to feel happy when things are going your way. The trick is to remain inspired in difficult situations. That's where life stops being a game of chance and becomes one of skill. That's when, if you can stay serene in the face of adversity, you get back on track in half the time it might otherwise take." - Jonathan Cainer

"I believe in a free society, where aspiration and effort can make the difference in every life. Where your starting point is not your destiny and where your first chance is not your only chance." - Paul Ryan

"Men have fashioned an image of Chance as an excuse for their own stupidity. For Chance rarely conflicts with intelligence, and most things in life can be set in order by an intelligent sharpsightedness." - Democritus

"My life experience has taught me nothing happens by chance. Even the idea of the ball in a roulette game: it's not chance it ends up in a certain place. It's forces that are at play." - Andrea Bocelli

"Either you set your goals and, in doing so, have your life governed by choice or you do nothing and have your life governed by chance." - Robin S. Sharma

"Life cannot have had a random beginning. ... The trouble is that there are about two thousand enzymes, and the chance of obtaining them all in a random trial is only one part in 10 to the 40,000 power, an outrageously small probability that could not be faced even if the whole universe consisted of organic soup." - Fred Hoyle

"The best kind of travel - the kind I wanted to experience - involves a particular state of mind, in which one is not merely open to the occurrence of the unexpected, but to deep involvement in the unexpected, indeed, open to the possibility of having one's life changed forever by a chance encounter." - Elisabeth Eaves

"How does it happen, Maecenas, that no one is content with that lot in life which he has chosen, or which chance has thrown in his way, but praises those who follow a different course? [Lat., Qui fit, Maecenas, ut nemo quam sibi sortem, Seu ratio dederit, seu fors objecerit, illa Contentus vivat? laudet diversa sequentes.]" - Horace

"The best kind of travel - the kind I wanted to experience - involves a particular state of mind, in which one is not merely open to the occurrence of the unexpected, but to deep involvement in the unexpected, indeed, open to the possibility of having one's life changed forever by a chance encounter." - Elisabeth Eaves

"The gravitational constant, if it were off by one part in a hundred million million, then the expansion of the universe after the Big Bang would not have occurred in the fashion that was necessary for life to occur. When you look at that evidence, it is very difficult to adopt the view that this was just chance." - Richard Dawkins

"Life cannot have had a random beginning... The trouble is that there are about two thousand enzymes, and the chance of obtaining them all in a random trial is only one part in 1040,000, an outrageously small probability that could not be faced even if the whole universe consisted of organic soup." - Fred Hoyle

"The Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime thing. I was lucky enough to go twice, but most people only get one chance. And in judo you can train your whole life and it'll come down to a split second: You can lose everything or win anything." - Ronda Rousey

"If people are given the chance to experience life in more than one country, they will hate a little less. It's not a miracle potion, but little by little you can solve problems in the basement of a country, not on the surface." - Marjane Satrapi

"I think as a 20-year-old you expect life to always be easy. You get given a good hand and the chance to race in Formula One. You think the driver can make the difference, can make up for everything else within the team. But that is not the case. You are racing in such a competitive sport so that doesn't happen." - Jenson Button

"I want to get to a point in my career where I can be a role model. A good one. I want to say, 'I got here without drugs, and I got here without drinking or smoking. If I can do it, you can do it. I have no doubt.' I really want kids to have a chance in life." - Chad Michael Murray

"Well, I think in trying to make life seem real enough that one is moved to do something about the more atrocious things. By going really far afield into a completely fake world, maybe there's a chance to make things resonant somehow - or in this case, truly terrifying. To make it as bad as the real stuff that's happening." - Jenny Holzer

"If one reads enough books, one has a fighting chance." - Sherman Alexie

"There is nothing in life so irrational, that good sense and chance may not set it to rights; nothing so rational, that folly and chance may not utterly confound it." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I had my chance.' He said it, retiring from a lifetime of wanting. 'I had my chance, and sometimes in life, there are no second chances. You look at what you have, not what you miss, and you move forward." - Jamie Ford

"If, in our world, there is any chance of becoming the person you haven't yet become...will I know how to seize that chance, turn my life into a garden that will be completely different from my forebears'?" - Muriel Barbery

"Most business mistakes are irreversible setbacks, but you get another chance. There are two things in life that you don't get another chance at - marrying the wrong person and what you do with your children." - Warren Buffett

"The chance that higher life forms might have emerged in this way is comparable with the chance that a tornado sweeping through a junk-yard might assemble a Boeing 747 from the materials therein." - Fred Hoyle

"If at the one moment in your life when the chance of something transcendental is offered to you, if you have this chance to move beyond the surface of things, to understand - and you say, No, maybe not... What then? How do you explain the rest of your life to yourself? How do you pass the time until you die? Do you substitute for that an interest in what - eating? Do you spend the next sixty years trying to be fascinated by the act of breathing?" - Sebastian Faulks

"I believe in fate, never in chance." - George Macdonald

"Disease is surely one of the ways in which we are tried by life and offered the chance to be heroic. Though few of us will win Olympic gold medals or slay dragons, disease can be the spark or gift that allows many of us to live out our personal myths and become heroes." - Bernie Siegel

"If we are fortunate, we one day find that person who impacts our world in such a way that our life is never the same again. By chance, or by design, we met that someone who offers the support, encouragement, and inspiration to become more than we ever thought possible." - Jim Rohn

"Golf gives no margin: either you win or you fail. You cannot hedge; you cannot bluff; you cannot give a stop order. One chance is given you, and you hit or miss. There is nothing more rigid in life. And it is this ultra and extreme rigidity that makes golf so intensely interesting." - Arnold Haultain

"I was shocked by the reaction I got for Bleak House. It was very intensive but one of the best jobs of my life. It was a chance to play a character that grows and develops and I was very enmeshed in it. But I didn't realise how stylish it was and how much people would love it." - Anna Maxwell Martin

"Unfortunately, there can be no doubt that man is, on the whole, less good than he imagines himself or wants to be. Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual's conscious life, the blacker and darker it is. If an inferiority is conscious, one always has a chance to correct it" - Carl Jung

"To marry a man out of pity is folly; and, if you think you are going to influence the kind of fellow who has never had a chance, poor devil, you are profoundly mistaken. One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak; and it is the height of vanity to suppose that you can make an honest man of anyone." - Margot Asquith

"Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew, a troubled kid, who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than, ahem, Charles Manson!" - Andrew Gross

"On one level, I would prefer never to hear the words 'James Bond' again, but on another level, it is part of my blood and my life. And it's the only movie in the world that offers a British actor the chance of international recognition." - Timothy Dalton

"Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book." - Sela Ward

"'Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew, a troubled kid, who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than, ahem, Charles Manson!" - Andrew Gross

"When you do a lot of acting your entire life, you see the entire set from one point of view. To have a chance to step back and pull it all together is really exciting. You want to do it all; you want to have a hand in everything." - Danica Mckellar

"I thought theater people wouldn't see me if I hadn't trained. I didn't want to just be the Brideshead guy, to spend the rest of my life wearing waistcoats. I got the chance to try everything. Not just Romeos, but pimps and grandfathers and even one role as a woman in a Naomi Wallace play called Slaughter City." - Tom Hiddleston

"It's one of the most beautiful memories of my life. Not everyone has a chance to meet Greta Garbo! I was so in awe of her that I recently had my assistant search online for her film Queen Christina [1933]. I cherish that rare DVD like a precious keepsake now." - Giovanna Cau

"Trace the stars with your fingers in hopes you'll connect the dots, but don't get caught in the lines that aren't really there 'cause there is life in every breath you take and there is hope with every move you make, and every single mistake you think you've made should make you feel alive 'cause you only have one chance to live in this spec we call life." - John O'Callaghan

"Paracelsus At times I almost dream I too have spent a life the sages' way, And tread once more familiar paths. Perchance I perished in an arrogant self-reliance Ages ago; and in that act a prayer For one more chance went up so earnest, so Instinct with better light let in by death, That life was blotted out - not so completely But scattered wrecks enough of it remain, Dim memories, as now, when once more seems The goal in sight again." - Robert Browning

"Paracelsus At times I almost dream I too have spent a life the sages" way, And tread once more familiar paths. Perchance I perished in an arrogant self-reliance Ages ago; and in that act a prayer For one more chance went up so earnest, so Instinct with better light let in by death, That life was blotted out - not so completely But scattered wrecks enough of it remain, Dim memories, as now, when once more seems The goal in sight again." - Robert Browning

"Trace the stars with your fingers in hopes you"ll connect the dots, but do' get caught in the lines that are' really there "cause there is life in every breath you take and there is hope with every move you make, and every single mistake you think you"ve made should make you feel alive "cause you only have one chance to live in this spec we call life." - John O'Callaghan

"I love to think about chance - about how one little overheard word, one pebble in a shoe, can change the universe." - Anne Tyler

"Many people erroneously think they have only one chance to succeed, and if they miss that chance, they are doomed to failure. In fact, most people have several opportunities to succeed." - Bill Walsh

"Children have always brought a tremendous amount of joy to me and I feel that if you can catch them at a young age you can really change a life. There are a lot of studies that show that one act of kindness to these children has a 40% chance of making that child have a completely different outcome in their life. What you hope is that you can get a kid to believe in something and to believe in themselves." - Walter Payton

"In books, as in life, there are no second chances. On second thought: its the next work, still to be written, that offers the second chance." - Cynthia Ozick

"The more tickets you have in a lottery, the worse your chance. And it is the same of virtues, in the lottery of life." - Laurence Sterne

"When you're in your twenties, it's the last time you have the chance to experiment with multiple identities, to decide who you're going to be in life." - Irvine Welsh

"People, in whatever walk of life, would be surprised if they just gave themselves a chance by believing in what they are." - Hale Irwin

"They decided to let immigrants in and I am an immigrant. They gave us a chance to participate in this country's life and I took it." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"In books, as in life, there are no second chances. On second thought: it's the next work, still to be written, that offers the second chance." - Cynthia Ozick

"Nothing in this world happens by chance" - Paulo Coelho

"There is irreducible chance in the universe." - David Gilmour

"Much in our lives is chance." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Chance determines our lives in important ways." - Gerhard Richter

"You don't get another chance, life is no Nintendo game." - Eminem

"Life is too precious to be left to chance" - Walter Moers

"Missionary life is simply a chance to die." - Amy Carmichael



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