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"Random chance is not sufficient to explain random chance. ~Jubal Harshaw" - Robert A Heinlein

"Random chance was not a sufficient explanation of the Universe-in fact, random chance was not sufficient to explain random chance; the pot could not hold itself." - Robert A Heinlein

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

"I used to be an atheist, until I realized I had nothing to shout during blowjobs. Oh Random Chance! Oh Random Chance! just doesn't cut it...." - Robert Anton Wilson

"The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance." - Robert Coveyou

"The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance." - Robert R. Coveyou

"When I started to pick up the bass, it was purely by random chance." - Eberhard Weber

"Any chance beats no chance." - James Tiptree Jr.

"New York City is filled with random, quirky moments like this, chance collisions that just might change your life." - Hope Edelman

"There is a god. Nothing as tragic and ridiculous as this world could have happened by random chance." - Lynn Viehl

"Chance. Stupid, dumb, blind chance. Just a part of the strange mechanism of the world, with its fits and coughs and starts and random collisions." - Lauren Oliver

"Very little evidence was found that any individual fund was able to do significantly better than that which we expected from mere random chance." - Michael Jensen

"Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves with insubstantial dreams and lies, while random careless chance and change alone control the world?" - Euripides

"Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves with insubstantial dreams and lies, while random careless chance and change alone control the world?" - Carl Sagan

"Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves with unsubstantial dreams and lies, while random careless chance and change alone control the world?" - Euripides

"Detroit was kind of a random thing where it was like a chance to be in a rock 'n' roll movie." - Edward Furlong

"Wisdom triumphs over chance." - Juvenal

"Give peace a chance." - Yitzhak Rabin

"While knowledge is orderly and cumulative, information is random and miscellaneous." - Daniel J Boorstin

"Let your kids observe you doing random acts of kindness, it can be contagious" - Kevin Heath

"Violence is never random." - Mary Summer Rain

"Give the paint a chance. Give the brush a chance." - John Marin

"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

"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

"Chance favours the trained mind." - Louis Pasteur

"Relationships are never chance events." - Keith Ablow

"Chance favors the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur

"... the random talk of people who have no chance of immortality and thus can speak their minds out has a setting, often, of lights, streets, houses, human beings, beautiful or grotesque, which will weave itself into the moment for ever." - Virginia Woolf

"In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent facts, a chronicle of chance intersections, of ?ukes, of random events that divulge nothing but their own lack of purpose." - Paul Auster

"There's a Grand Designer behind everything. Your life is not a result of random chance, fate, or luck. There is a master plan. History is His story. God is pulling the strings." - Rick Warren

"Regression toward the mean. That is, in any series of random events an extraordinary event is most likely to be followed, due purely to chance, by a more ordinary one." - Leonard Mlodinow

"In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent facts, a chronicle of chance intersections, of flukes, of random events that divulge nothing but their own lack of purpose." - Paul Auster

"It's not a random chance that we have Alanis Morissette. She didn't evolve out of a null and void. She came from a former template. She borrowed styles and sounds from a very limited set of other artists." - Greg Graffin

"Sometimes the slightest things change the directions of our lives, the merest breath of a circumstance, a random moment that connects like a meteorite striking the earth. Lives have swiveled and changed direction on the strength of a chance remark." - Bryce Courtenay

"Chance and chance alone has a message for us... Only chance can speak to us." - Milan Kundera

"People will say, "You're never going to convince me that something as complicated as an eye could come about by sheer chance." And the answer is that natural selection is the very opposite of sheer chance. Natural selection is a non-random process." - Richard Dawkins

"Don't say random stuff. It makes me do random things" - Onew

"Random questions are the least random of all questions." - John Green

"My random acts of violence weren't random. They were premeditated." - Christopher Titus

"There are no random acts." - Mitch Albom

"Random violence is incredibly infectious" - Nicholas D Kristof

"Random things make me laugh." - Sandra Bernhard

"Random violence is incredibly infectious." - Nicholas D Kristof

"Practice random acts of . . . Grumpiness." - Grumpy Cat

"My cellphone calls random people." - Sarah Mlynowski

"I began in 1976, with small abstract paintings that allowed me to do what I had never let myself do: put something down at random. And then, of course, I realized that it never can be random. It was all a way of opening a door for me. If I don't know what's coming - that is, if I have no hard-and-fast image, as I have with a photographic original - then arbitrary choice and chance play an important part." - Gerhard Richter

"No man was ever wise by chance." - Seneca the Younger

"Chance is the providence of adventurers." - Laurence Sterne

"Chance favors only those who court her." - Charles Nicolle

"Nothing, including human suffering, happens by chance......" - John Calvin

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

"Everyone behaves badly-given the chance." - Ernest Hemingway

"And you let go of your chance." - Iza Calzado

"Error itself may be happy chance." - Alfred North Whitehead

"There's no such thing as no chance." - Henry Ford

"Chance favors those who are prepared." - Louis Pasteur

"I smoke marijuana every chance I get." - Allen Ginsberg

"Chance is the fool's name for Fate" - Fred Astaire

"Chance is as relentless as necessity." - Simon Blackburn

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

"Photography is an ambiguous challenge to chance." - Guy Le Querrec

"Choices not chance determine your destiny." - Barbara Johnson

"I never do anything by chance." - Brigitte Bardot

"Give luck a chance to happen." - Tom Kite

"Everybody needs a chance to find love." - Eva Longoria

"Never miss a chance to shut up" - Will Rogers

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

"When you give others a new chance, a new chance is really being given to you." - Bryant H Mcgill

"There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance." - Steve Ballmer

"Chance is better than choice; it is more lordly. Chance is God, choice is man." - Elizabeth Bowen

"Every morn brought forth a noble chance, and every chance brought forth a noble knight." - Winston Churchill

"Man, you not givin' us another chance. You givin' us the same chance we had before." - Claude Brown

"If you don't take a chance-you won't have a chance." - Cale Yarborough

"How come "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean the same thing?" - Ziggy Marley

"Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few." - Edward G Bulwerlytton

"If you flip a coin three times and it lands on heads each time, it's probably chance. If you flip it a hundred times and it lands on heads each time, you can be pretty sure the coin has heads on both sides. That's the concept behind statistical significance-it's the odds that the correlation (or other finding) is real, that it isn't just random chance." - T. Colin Campbell

"If you flip a coin three times and it lands on heads each time, it's probably chance. If you flip it a hundred times and it lands on heads each time, you can be pretty sure the coin has heads on both sides. That's the concept behind statistical significance-it's the odds that the correlation (or other finding) is real, that it is' just random chance." - T. Colin Campbell

"Random search for data on ... off-chance is hardly scientific. A questionnaire on 'Intellectual Immoralities' was circulated by a well-known institution. 'Intellectual Immorality No. 4' read: 'Generalizing beyond one's data'. [Wilder Dwight] Bancroft asked whether it would not be more correct to word question no. 4 'Not generalizing beyond one's data." - Hans Selye

"..Such practices and beliefs, which interfere with happiness, are neither inevitable nor necessary; they evolved by chance, as a result of random responses to accidental conditions. But once they become part of the norms and habits of a culture, people assume that this is how things must be; they come to believe they have no other options." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"The normal curve is a distribution most appropriate to chance and random activity. Education is a purposeful activity and we seek to have students learn what we would teach. Therefore, if we are effective, the distribution of grades will be anything but a normal curve. In fact, a normal curve is evidence of our failure to teach." - Benjamin Bloom

"Fire and Water are archetypes, the split sides of consciousness; one aware, the other, not. The two parts of us that desire synthesis, yet resist it: the self and the shadow. But they are also the element of chance, of the random roll of dice." - Chris Abani

"In spite of all evidence that life is discontinuous, a valley of rifts, and that random chance plays a great part in our fates, we go on believing in the continuity of things, in causation and meaning. But we live on a broken mirror, and fresh cracks appear in its surface every day." - Salman Rushdie

"Walking at random through the streets, we came by chance upon the Cathedral of Notre Dame. I shall long remember my first impression of the scene within. The lofty gothic ceiling arched far above my head and through the stained windows the light came but dimly - it was all still, solemn and religious." - Bayard Taylor

"There are good people who are dealt a bad hand by fate, and bad people who live long, comfortable, privileged lives. A small twist of fate can save or end a life; random chance is a permanent, powerful player in each of our lives, and in human history as well." - Jeff Greenfield

"It would be as useless to perceive how things 'actually look' as it would be to watch the random dots on untuned television screens." - Marvin Minsky

"Coitus is random, children are definite." - Thomas Keneally

"Loneliness is random; solitude is ritual." - Pearl Cleage

"Life is a series of random collisions." - Jessica Zafra

"No acts are random or wasted." - Max Lucado

"The Planet drifts to random insect doom." - William S Burroughs

"I don't go out with random people." - Nimrat Kaur

"Love is random; fear is inevitable." - Orson Scott Card

"Sometimes I just cry at random stuff!" - Keith Urban

"Natural selection is anything but random." - Richard Dawkins

"I've outlasted many marriages at Random House." - E L Doctorow

"Our time on Earth is so random." - Lisa Ling

"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

"Random numbers should not be generated with a method chosen at random" - Donald Knuth

"Random political acts produce random political results. Why waste even a rock?" - Abbie Hoffman

"Mutation is random; natural selection is the very opposite of random." - Richard Dawkins

"Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up." - Joseph Barth

"It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny." - Jean Nidetch

"You hit home runs not by chance, but by preparation." - Roger Maris

"Chance does nothing that has not been prepared beforehand." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Chance works for us when we are good captains." - George Meredith

"There is no such thing as no chance." - Henry Ford

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

"Chance is the only source of true novelty." - Francis Crick

"A fool must now and then be right, by chance" - William Cowper

"Any memory for the most part depending on chance." - Philip Larkin

"Human beings have their great chance in the novel." - E M Forster

"When I contemplated purpose I also contemplated chance and foolishness." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"A lucky chance is constant in nothing but inconstancy." - Marcus Aurelius

"Every time a child is born, we have another chance." - Eda LeShan

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

"An uprising of the reasonable is our only chance." - Keith Olbermann

"Chance makes a plaything of a man's life." - Seneca the Younger

"Each one should remember there is a chance for him." - Booker T Washington

"If you are still breathing, you have a second chance." - Oprah Winfrey

"Without the light, no chance; without the dark, no dance." - Margaret Atwood

"Revolutions are not born of chance but of necessity." - Victor Hugo

"You only get one shot at a second chance." - Michael Vick

"If you give people a chance, they shine." - Billy Connolly

"Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?" - Edgar Bergen

"You win not by chance, but by preparation." - Roger Maris

"Another flashing chance at bliss Another kiss, another kiss" - Jim Morrison

"Turn soft and lovely anytime you have the chance." - Jenny Holzer

"Turn soft and lovely any time you have a chance" - Jenny Holzer

"Success and happiness are not matters of chance but choice." - Zig Ziglar

"Life is just a chance to grow a soul." - A. Powell Davies

"Watch out for emergencies. They are your big chance." - Fritz Reiner

"Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance." - George V

"A throw of the dice will never abolish chance." - Stephane Mallarme

"This chance will stand before you only once." - Sandra Day O'Connor

"The bravest men are subject most to chance." - John Dryden

"All chance, direction, which thou canst not see" - Alexander Pope

"Every minute a chance to change the world..." - Dolores Huerta

"Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

"I do think that everybody deserves a second chance." - Odette Annable

"Repentance is the word that gives us a second chance." - Fred A. Hartley, Jr.

"Your faith will not grow by chance, but by choice." - Neil L. Andersen

"This fathering is a man's second chance at living." - Angelo Patri

"Given the chance, people will buy from people who care." - Paco Underhill

"If you have a lane, you have a chance." - Mark Spitz

"There is a choice to make, a chance to take." - Jill Mccorkle

"To strive for something better - at least there's a chance." - Viggo Mortensen

"A massive immigration bill has no chance of becoming law." - Marco Rubio

"Die before you Die. There is no chance after." - C S Lewis

"the freaks of chance are not determinable by calculation." - Thucydides



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