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

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I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
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Samuel Goldwyn Quotes

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If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
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Julia Sorel Quotes

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When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there's a good chance the transmission is shot.
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Larry Lujack Quotes

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Self-confidence is something caught and not taught. And, risk-running and chance-taking are the only ways to catch it.
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Unknown Author Quotes

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Poker is the game closest to the western conception of life, where life and thought are recognized as intimately combined, where free will prevails over philosophies of fate or of chance, where men are considered moral agents and where - at least in the short run - the important thing is not what happens but what people think happens.
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John Luckacs Quotes

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Tyranny destroys or strengthens the individual; freedom enervates him, until he becomes no more than a puppet. Man has more chances of saving himself by hell than by paradise.
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Emile M. Cioran Quotes

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All human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
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Aristotle Quotes

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If the person you are trying to diagnose politically is some sort of intellectual, the chances are two to one he is a Democrat.
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Vance Packard Quotes

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There has got to be a God; the world could not have become so fucked up by chance alone.
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Edward Abbey Quotes

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Opportunities fly by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone.
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K. Jerome Quotes

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The faculty of attention has utterly vanished from the Anglo-Saxon mind, extinguished at its source by the big bayadère of journalism, of the newspaper and the picture magazine which keeps screaming, "Look at me." Illustrations, loud simplifications... bill poster advertising - only these stand a chance.
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Henry James Quotes

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When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?
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Pam Brown Quotes

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No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
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Plutarch Quotes

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The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
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Mark Twain Quotes

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A grandmother is a mother who has a second chance.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious, but there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers.
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H.M. Tomlinson Quotes

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When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?
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Russell Hoban Quotes

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Games of chance are traps to catch school boy novies and gaping country squires, who begin with a guinea and end with a mortgage.
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Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
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Albert Camus Quotes

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