Chance Quotes

Chance is a name for our ignorance.

If old Pontifex had had Cromwell’s chances he would have done all that Cromwell did, and have done it better; if he had had Giotto’s chances he would have done all that Giotto did, and done it no worse; as it was, he was a village carpenter, and I will undertake to say he never […]

I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.

And how can you say luck and chance are the same thing? Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward… And if you get bad luck, then you need to take another chance to turn things from bad to good. Of course everything is connected.

Chance is a nickname of Providence.

Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.

You can take a chance with any man who pays his bills on time.

Chance comes to everybody. Only those who are slow to acknowledge chance complain that life is unfair.

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. Call it what you may, heart, will, soul, or conscience, these words mean more or less the same thing; the spiritual riches of man. Without peace in our hearts, how […]

How often events, by chance and unexpectedly, come to pass, which you had not dared even to hope for.