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  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the fa├žade of his appearance.
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
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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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Against ill chances men are ever merry, but heaviness foreruns the good event.
  • Anthony Walton
    Anthony Walton
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    America's greatest strength, and its greatest weakness, is our belief in second chances, our belief that we can always start over, that things can be made better.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
  • Alma Guillermoprieto
    Alma Guillermoprieto
    Mexican journalist
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    And, of course, millions of us cross the border to work in US homes and gardens and factories and carpentry shops and restaurants, and if you go to a restaurant pretty much anywhere in the United States, the chances are that the dishes will be washed by a Mexican.
  • Bob McDonnell
    Bob McDonnell
    American politician and lawyer 1954-
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    Anytime you have a reelection campaign against an incumbent president and you're the party out of power - on the one hand it's wide open because there's not an heir apparent - but people are also gauging how strong is that incumbent president and what are my chances.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Ask any successful person to look back over the events of his or her life, and chances are there'll be a turning point of one kind or another. It doesn't matter if that success has come on a ball field or in a boardroom, in a research laboratory or on a campaign trail - it can usually be traced to some pivotal moment.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
  • John Sculley
    John Sculley
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    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.
  • Arthur Levitt
    Arthur Levitt
    American SEC chairman 1931-
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    I think that the failures of Enron and WorldCom and other companies are partially failures of investors to recognize companies that are selling for a thousand times nothing, but chances are they may be worth only that.
  • Becki Newton
    Becki Newton
    American actress 1978-
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    I'm blessed that I can leave it to the pros at work and red-carpet events, because I can't say I'm adept. Still, I'm definitely not afraid to take chances when it comes to beauty.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
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    I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    If men would only take the chances of doing right because it is right, instead of the immediate certainty of the advantage of doing wrong, how much happier would their lives be.
  • James Phillips
    James Phillips
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    If you can't believe in God, chances are your God is too small.
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