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"For me, the main thing is spontaneity & taking chances." - Dave Kikoski

"Sport, like all of life, is about taking your chances." - Roger Bannister

"I love taking chances." - Wayne Newton

"The struggles I'm facing The chances I'm taking Sometimes might knock me down But no, I'm not breaking." - Miley Cyrus

"We're given second chances every day of our life. We don't usually take them, but they're there for the taking." - Andrew Greeley

"I sought excitement and, taking chances, I was all ready to fail in order to achieve something large." - Raymond Loewy

"What do you say to taking chances?" - Celine Dion

"Taking no chances means wasting your dreams.." - Ellen Hopkins

"Necessity is the mother of taking chances." - Mark Twain

"Just keep taking chances and having fun." - Garth Brooks

"Taking chances almost always makes for happy endings." - Barbara Corcoran

"I don't believe in taking foolish chances, but nothing can be accomplished if we don't take any chances at all." - Charles Lindbergh

"Living might mean taking chances, but they're worth taking. Loving might be a mistake. but its worth making" - Reba Mcentire

"I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically" - Gavin Degraw

"Being given chances, and not taking them. That's what life is all about." - Ron Greenwood

"So afraid of taking chances. How you gonna reach the top?" - Greyson Chance

"The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them" - Alexander Pope

"Don't be afraid to take chances. The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Nicky Hilton

"Radio stinks. The stations are making a lot of money, but they just aren't taking chances." - Irving Azoff

"I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically." - Gavin Degraw

"I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances." - Robert Fulghum

"What's the point of not taking chances? I don't know if I could stand living my whole life afraid." - Ilsa J. Bick

"If I think about my life, I'm not reluctant about taking chances. I'm definitely not reluctant about relationships." - Kate Hudson

"If you let fear of the unknown stop you from taking chances, you will stifle your true potential." - Steve Rizzo

"If you're not making some notable mistakes along the way, you're certainly not taking enough business and career chances." - Sallie Krawcheck

"I mean, who wants to trudge through life, doing everything just right? Taking no chances means wasting your dreams." - Ellen Hopkins

"We do everything humanly possible, consistent with military necessity, taking many chances to avoid civilian casualties, at all costs." - James Mattis

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

"We wanted to offer something new to our audience. I hate it when bands stop taking chances." - Kirk Hammett

"Taking pre-natal vitamins can minimise birth defects and can lower the chances both of morning sickness and premature delivery." - Heidi Murkoff

"Fashion's about taking chances, it's about taking risks, and just doing it the way you feel comfortable doing it. If you do that, people will respect it more." - Dwyane Wade

"The lesser the friends, the lesser the chances of betrayal." - Tupac Shakur

"Its not that I dont value my life. Its just that I love taking chances, testing myself, stepping over the line." - Wendy O Williams

"If your life is ever going to get better, you'll have to take risks. There is simply no way you can grow without taking chances." - David Viscott

"Living means taking chances. Risks. Playing safe all the time is being dead inside, even if you happen to still be breathing." - Ellen Hopkins

"Taking chances on opportunities, even if they aren't right for you, gives you a clearer picture of where you want to go with your life and career." - Lauren Bush

"The great thing about taking big chances when you're younger is you have less to lose, and you don't know as much. So you take big swings." - Amy Poehler

"Buyers are graded not only on their successes, but also on their failures. Too many hits means the buyer isn't taking enough chances." - Leslie Wexner

"You can live your dreams if you can embrace change. It's by taking chances that you'll learn how to be brave." - Nikita Koloff

"You learn so much from taking chances, whether they work out or not. Either way, you can grow from the experience and become stronger and smarter." - John Legend

"Life is about trusting your feelings and taking chances, losing and finding happiness, appreciating the memories, learning from the past, and realizing people change." - Jaimie Alexander

"I'm crazy enough to believe in taking chances in every way, in making choices and gambling with your life. That's the kind of gambling I believe in." - Lauren Bacall

"...life is all about chances. You might be safer not taking any. But playing it totally safe means you're only existing. Not living. I want to live." - Ellen Hopkins

"The successful managers know that the best way for their people to learn and grow is through experience and that means taking chances and making errors." - Robert W. Bly

"The fact is that I like thrillers and action movies. But what really fulfills me is getting out of my comfort zone, taking chances." - Halle Berry

"I have found that I always learn more from my mistakes than from my successes. If you aren't making some mistakes, you aren't taking enough chances." - John Sculley

"It's not that I don't value my life. It's just that I love taking chances, testing myself, stepping over the line." - Wendy O Williams

"I wouldn't call myself an actress, but I at the same time, if there is an opportunity... I believe in taking chances and living your life." - Gisele Bundchen

"What kind of man would live where there is no daring? I don't believe in taking foolish chances but nothing can be accomplished without taking any chance at all." - Charles Lindbergh

"What kind of man would live where there is no danger? I don't believe in taking foolish chances. But nothing can be accomplished by not taking a chance at all." - Charles Lindbergh

"For me, I believe comedy's about taking risks, taking chances, working in a safe environment where you're comfortable making a fool of yourself. It's so critical, especially in comedy, to just have all those right pieces in place." - Michael Spiller

"Chances rule men and not men chances." - Herodotus

"Bad chances were better than no chances." - Stephen King

"Ideas are information taking shape." - Jim Rohn

"Taking chances for the people you care most about is easy. It's hard to take chances that might mean making bad decisions. But when I have to take chances about people I love, relationships, my daughter and immediate family, those decisions are easy. I make them without even thinking about it, it is usually something that just has to be done. You don't question anything, you just go for it." - Paul Walker

"I would like to see more new productions of new material by new composers/lyricists/book writers. I would like to see people take more chances. I think because everything costs so much they're not taking the chances they used to." - Harold Prince

"Love is taking chances when every rational part of you screams, 'Don't risk it.' Because it's only when your heart has been ripped open that you get a chance to find the one person capable of making it whole." - Sabrina Jeffries

"Go around asking a lot of dam fool questions and taking chances. Only through curiosity can we discover opportunities, and only by gambling can we take advantage of them." - Clarence Birdseye

"Love is taking chances when every rational part of you screams, "Do' risk it." Because it's only when your heart has been ripped open that you get a chance to find the one person capable of making it whole." - Sabrina Jeffries

"The greatest danger in life is not taking chances. There are so many negative people wanting to grind you down, but you can't let them. If people say you are mad, you know you're on the right track." - Brian Blessed

"The most successful people in this world recognize that taking chances to get what they want is much more productive than sitting around being too scared to take a shot." - Steve Harvey

"A risk-taking environment starts at the top of a corporation. If the CEO doesn't have this spirit, chances are you won't find it anywhere else in the organization." - Mary Kay Ash

"Next time I go into the action - I shall command a hundred men - & possibly I may bring off some coup. Besides I shall have some other motive for taking chances than merely "love of adventure"." - Winston Churchill

"The past, for everyone, is full of missed chances, surviving to understand them, if not set them straight, is one of the things that makes the next breath worth taking." - Le Ly Hayslip

"The biggest chance you can take in life is by not taking any chances at all. It's important, but music is my heart and this is what makes me the most revenue, so be grit, don't quit." - E-40

"I was literally living on the edge of life, to the point where I didn't know what was going to happen, not caring, taking chances and finally landing in prison and once there, all my lines were cut." - Christian Hosoi

"Charlie McCarthy: I can't take this schoolwork any more - it's driving me nuts. Edgar Bergen: Well Charlie, I'm sorry, but hard work never killed anyone. Charlie McCarthy: Still, there's no use in taking chances." - Edgar Bergen

"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

"I believe in taking chances and living your life. Sometimes doors open and others close and you have to figure out which one you're going to take. I'm always for the one that's challenging." - Gisele Bundchen

"The only cats worth anything are the cats that take chances." - Thelonious Monk

"The wonderful thing about Jazz is its willingness to take chances." - Madeleine Peyroux

"Once our minds are 'tattooed' with negative thinking, our chances for long-term success diminish." - John C Maxwell

"When the days are too short, chances are you are living at your best." - Earl Nightingale

"I'm not bound to be in aviation at all. I'm here only because I love the sky and flying more than anything else on earth. Of course there's danger; but a certain amount of danger is essential to the quality of life. I don't believe in taking foolish chances' but nothing can be accomplished without taking any chance at all." - Charles Lindbergh

"I really like Jason Blum a lot. We're friends, and while we make wildly disparate films, we share a philosophy about low-budget filmmaking, about taking chances on young filmmaking, taking risks and obliterating our salary so we can make something cheaply and if it wins everyone wins big." - Mark Duplass

"Taking one's chances is like taking a bath, because sometimes you end up feeling comfortable and warm, and sometimes there is something terrible lurking around that you cannot see until it is too late and you can do nothing else but scream and cling to a plastic duck." - Daniel Handler

"Is it possible to have an endless series of successes without falling on our faces? I suppose it is, but I think it would entail doing the same things over and over again without taking chances, without taking risks or exploring our limits, without finding out what we can and can't do." - Alan Arkin

"At its heartmeat core, writing is about exploring the questions of your heart on the assumption that what intrigues you, what inflames or amuses or ennobles you, will have the same effect on someone else. It's about taking chances, and taking risks, and pushing yourself to be honest in the issues that present themselves." - J Michael Straczynski

"Taking one's chances is like taking a bath, because sometimes you end up feeling comfortable and warm, and sometimes there is something terrible lurking around that you cannot see until it is too late and you can do nothing else but scream and cling to a plastic duck." - Daniel Handler

"Nobody ever lost money taking a profit" - Bernard Baruch

"Thus we live, forever taking leave." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"There is no greatness without taking risks." - Suzanne Yoculan

"My country is taking over in tennis" - Yevgeny Kafelnikov

"Are you taking my hat hostage?" - Derek Landy

"You can't run a without taking risks." - Pablo Picasso

"Games are all about taking risks." - James Altucher

"I really enjoy taking an outdoor shower." - David Duchovny

"There's nothing wrong with things taking time." - James Dyson

"Taking photos is a form of collecting." - Martin Parr

"I was barely in 'Taking Woodstock.'" - Katherine Waterston

"I love taking pictures of food." - Miranda Kerr

"You have to take chances." - Matt Sorum

"I'm not against taking shots, but I am against taking bad shots." - Henry Iba

"Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream" - Method Man

"One saves oneself much pain, by taking pains; much trouble, by taking trouble." - Augustus William Hare

"Taking things from one source is plagiarism; taking things from several sources is research." - John McPhee

"The government is far more interested in taking, in regulated taking, than in promoting spontaneous generosity." - Edward Albee

"Isabelle was holding an umbrella. It was clear plastic, decorated with decals of colorful flowers. It was one of the girliest things Simon had ever seen, and he didn't blame Alec for ducking out from under it and taking his chances with the rain." - Cassandra Clare

"The roller-coaster is my life; life is a fast, dizzying game; life is a parachute jump; it's taking chances, falling over and getting up again; it's mountaineering; it's wanting to get to the very top of yourself and feeling angry and dissatisfied when you don't manage it" - Paulo Coelho

"I come from the best era of film I believe; when people were taking chances on films. It's time for us to bring more truth to the story and not necessarily carry a torch for every Black person in America; just tell a story, and a good one too." - Romany Malco

"It's not going to be easy to proceed. There are going to be barriers, difficulties, hardships, failures- it's inevitable. But unless the process that is taking place here and elsewhere in the country and around the world, unless that continues to grow and becomes a major force in the social and political world, the chances for a decent future are not very high." - Noam Chomsky

"The roller-coaster is my life; life is a fast, dizzying game; life is a parachute jump; it's taking chances, falling over and getting up again; it's mountaineering; it's wanting to get to the very top of yourself and feeling angry and dissatisfied when you do' manage it" - Paulo Coelho

"Isabelle was holding an umbrella. It was clear plastic, decorated with decals of colorful flowers. It was one of the girliest things Simon had ever seen, and he did' blame Alec for ducking out from under it and taking his chances with the rain." - Cassandra Clare

"I've been thinking a lot lately about taking chances, and how it's really just about overcoming your fears. Because the truth is, everytime you take a big risk in your life, no matter how it ends up, you're always glad you took it." - Dr John

"You have to believe on the court. In the end, it's mental. In these moments against a great champion like Rafa, you have to believe. It's all about stepping in and taking your chances. I always believed, but it's a process of learning." - Novak Djokovic

"The excitement about independent filmmaking is that they're a little more open to taking chances. The studios are a little more careful, as far as who they choose for their film and what they're known for and staying in the genre because they know what works." - Malin Akerman

"For me, the main thing is spontaneity and taking chances. You have to study and know the traditions, but then you have to play things that haven't been played before. It becomes a balance of knowing the tradition and using your own original voice to add to it." - Dave Kikoski

"Be a teacher. If someone is acting hurtful toward you, chances are high that they're doing the same to others. By speaking up and taking action, you are helping others who might be hurt from this person unless they are reigned in." - Doreen Virtue

"I knew how good love could be - I knew it was the best thing I'd ever done in my life - and yet here I was alone. I was taking chances with my life. I kept telling everybody that I was all right, but I wasn't." - James Patterson

"Failure is always present as an actor. I make my living by taking chances. If I'm not risking something, then I'm not doing my job, so I'm constantly failing. In fact, I'm trying to fail bigger. I try to focus on the positive, the moment, and try to realize where I'm at in an attempt to understand the failure." - Damon Runyon

"You just have to work really hard to tune out the noise and the static. Because it gets louder, and people really have an opinion, and you don't want to shy away from taking chances for fear of what people will say, or living in the wreckage of the future [of] what may be if I do this." - Jennifer Aniston

"We're not at a point in time to be taking chances with children and young people in the church. The Holy Father himself said... there is no room in the priesthood or religious life for someone who has abused a child. I think he's right." - Roger Mahony

"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

"For me, style is about how you feel that day and what inspires you, as well as taking chances and making mistakes. Everything has to be comfortable. If things are too tight or too constricting, I feel out of my element." - Dree Hemingway

"I do think taking the 20s to take the most chances you can is important, because you're not going to hurt anyone else during that time. And if you do have a partner, you need a couple years to rehearse that relationship." - Gail Sheehy

"If you're a successful woman, chances are that you spend a ton of time working. You're probably on your email a lot, taking phone calls and going on regular business trips that don't involve your man. He can start to feel left out of a very important and very time-consuming part of your life." - Patti Stanger

"It's easy to see why conservatives would be salivating at the thought of a Hillary primary challenge. Presidents who face serious primary challenges-Ford, Carter, Bush I-almost always lose. The last president who lost reelection without a serious primary challenge, by contrast, was Herbert Hoover. But in truth, the chances that Obama will face a primary challenge are vanishingly slim, and the chances that he will lose reelection only slightly higher. No wonder conservatives are fantasizing about Hillary Clinton taking down Barack Obama. If she doesn't, it's unlikely they will." - Peter Beinart

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Mark Zuckerberg

"We're not dropping out here, we're infiltrating and taking over." - Terence Mckenna

"Revolution is just one crowd taking power from another." - John Updike

"Why are you taking your breasts away?" -Dane "Cernunnos" Hearne" - Katie MacAlister

"A humorist doesn't really do that much note-taking." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Can I smoke now without someone taking my picture?" - Hank Aaron

"What I love doing is taking my dog for runs." - Sean William Scott

"The truest you can be is taking off those clothes." - Dacher Keltner

"The art of love-giving and taking become one." - Hermann Hesse

"Taking the photograph is the easiest part for me" - Duane Michals

"True entrepreneurshi p comes only from risk-taking." - Dhirubhai Ambani

"Art is obsolete now. New technologies are taking over." - Jeff Koons

"Where there is giving there must be taking." - John Dewey

"NATO is obsolete, because it's not taking care of terror." - Donald Trump

"Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks." - Paulo Coelho

"Blasphemy has always seemed to require taking things very seriously." - Donna Haraway

"Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

"Service is taking action to create value for someone else." - Ron Kaufman

"I think you make impacts by taking risks." - Shenae Grimes

"You think about taking audiences on a journey." - Sam Mendes

"I've been running a lot, taking care of myself." - Eminem

"I'm not semi-retired, I'm just taking it easy." - Craig Washington

"I would live the same life over if I had to live again, And the chances are I go where most men go." - Adam Lindsay Gordon

"We all have to open our minds, stretch forth, take chances and venture out musically to try and arrive at something new and different." - Horace Silver

"Whatever your grade or position, if you know how and when to speak, and when to remain silent, your chances of real success are proportionately increased." - Ralph C. Smedley

"You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid, monotonous work, chances are you'll end up boring, stupid, and monotonous." - Bob Black

"I finally made up my mind I wanted to be an actress and I was not going to let my lack of confidence ruin my chances." - Marilyn Monroe

"If you are not happy while getting rich, chances are that you will not be happy when you do get rich." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Happiness is not bought by money, but it can buy circumstances and conditions that improve the chances of a worldly kind of happiness." - Steve Scott

"The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged the chance; conquered the chance; and made chance the servitor." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"We may fail of our happiness, strive we ever so bravely; but we are less likely to fail if we measure with judgement our chances and our capabilities." - Agnes Repplier

"No matter your sector, chances are that people are already twittering about your products, your brand, your company or at least your industry." - Tim O'Reilly



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