Thoughts of Chance Quotes Or Second Chance Quotes

Thought of the day Second Chance

In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance.

- Jeanette Winterson Thoughts

Not everyone gets a second chance. If you do get one, take advantage of it because it’s a gift, and it may be something better than you had before!

- Nishan Panwar

A second chance doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. In many ways, it is the more difficult thing. Because a second chance means that you have to try harder. You must rise to the challenge without the blind optimism of ignorance.

- Ling Ma

Once you stop being in love with someone completely, that’s when you should check out of the relationship…But when you fall in love with someone a second time it means that you’re seeing them with a fresh pair of eyes. You’re re-remembering all the things that turned you on to them in the first place.

- Madison Moore

I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as making a life. I’ve learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance. I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back.

- Maya Angelou

Sometimes things make more sense the second time around. People change, you change and the universe changes, if we keep ourselves confined to first chances only, we will truly miss out on some of the most beautiful things in life.

- Rania Naim

Because fate has a funny way of mending things back together. I mean you are here and I am here, and we’ll find each other again, that is, if that’s the way it’s supposed to be. so if you believe I believe.

- R.M Drake

Thank God you are still alive for many have died and are dying as I speak. You still have the opportunity to change and make things right whilst those that have died wish for that second chance.

- Alexander Serebryakov

Everyone has a past. I have mine, you have yours, and we have ours. No matter what it takes, I will prove to you that our past, no matter how hurtful, didn’t ruin the future we could have.

- Melissa Foster

I know people will call me stupid for this. But Love, I can still see the truth in your lonely eyes. I can see the long lost stars in the corner of your eyes – you know that the stars are my weakness. I see the boundless hopes of wanting me back into your life and that’s why I’m coming back to you.

- Martin Manuel

But if something was really important, fate made sure it somehow came back to you and gave you another chance… Events conspired to bring you back to where you’d been. It was what you did then that made all the difference: it was all about potential.

- Sarah Dessen

Chance Quotes List and Sayings

Chance is the fool's name for Fate. 

Fred Astaire

Chance is the fool's name for Fate.

Chance Quotes by Fred Astaire

If the sun comes up, I have a chance. 

Venus Williams

If the sun comes up, I have a chance.

Venus Williams

Chance favors those in motion. 

James Austin

Chance favors those in motion.

Chance Quotes by James Austin

Blind chance sweeps the world along. 

- Albanian Proverb

Blind chance sweeps the world along.

- Albanian Proverb

No man ever became wise by chance. 

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

No man ever became wise by chance.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotation

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

- A Quotation From Euripides

One chance is all you need.

Jesse Owens

He who takes no chances wins nothing.

Danish Proverb

Destiny is no matter of chance.  It is matter of choice.  It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

- William Jennings Bryan Quotes

Never miss a good chance to shut up.

American Proverb

Bad chances were better than no chances.

Stephen King

Just keep taking chances and having fun.

Garth Brooks

Life is too precious to be left to chance.

Walter Moers

No conqueror believes in chance.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Chance determines our lives in important ways.

Gerhard Richter

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

- Sun Tzu

Whom chance often passes by, it finds at last.

Albanian Proverb

He who waits for a chance may wait for a long time.

Nigerian Proverb

Sometimes goodbye is a second chance.

- Shinedown

Taking Chances almost always makes for happy endings.

Barbara Corcoran

Chances don't approach you, it's you who approach chances.

Toba Beta

Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.

Calvin Coolidge

Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

Marcus Garvey

Chance favors only those who court her.

Charles Nicolle

If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me.

William Shakespeare

Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.


A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

Thomas Fuller

How slight a chance may raise or sink a soul!

Philip James Bailey

If you are still breathing, you have a second chance.

- Oprah Winfrey

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

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.

Franz Liszt

Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind.

Louis Pasteur

We all deserve second chances, but not for the same mistake.

- Thabiso Owethu Xabanisa

Having a second chance makes you want to work even harder.

- Tia Mowry

Give people a second chance, but not a third.

- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

- F. Scott Fitzgerald

We all make mistakes, everybody should be given a second chance.

- Lailah Gifty Akita

Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.

Jack Dempsey

A second chance doesn’t mean anything if you didn’t learn from your first.

- Anurag Prakash Ray

Success lies in one’s ability to learn from mistakes.

- Dr Prem Jagyasi

2nd Chance Quotes

We ought never to trust to chance but when we cannot find a better surety.

Norman Macdonald

Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.


All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.

- Mae West

If I had not try and taken chances, I would have miss many opportunities in life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly, but he will do few things.

Edward F. Halifax

If you ever get a second chance in life for something, you’ve got to go all the way.

- Lance Armstrong

In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance.

- Jeanette Winterson *

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.

- Chuck Palahniuk

If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won’t need a third.

- Pete Rose

I'm guilty of giving people more chances than they deserve but when I'm done, I'm done.

Turcois Ominek

I believe in second chances, but I don’t believe in third or fourth chances.

- Selena Gomez

Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.

- Maya Angelou

A person who misses a chance and the monkey who misses its branch - both cannot be saved.

Indian Proverb

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

- Carl Bard

They say everyone needs a second chance. I am willing to give you one provided you are ready to accept it.

- Nidhi Saini

When God gives you a second chance, it’s not something you take for granted.

- Lane Kiffin

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

- Harrison Ford

Chance is not a word to toss in the air. It’s a word to take in, a word to give yourself.

- Michelle Muriel

You get as many chances as you want; as many as you dare to make for yourself.

Edward Bloor

Notions of chance and fate are the preoccupations of men engaged in rash undertakings.

Cormac Mccarthy

That is what life is about. We do not get redos, but we do get second chances.

- Jeffrey Fry

Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have to make the most of the chances that come your way. You have to strike while the iron is hot.

Spanish Proverb

Chances are anywhere else, all you need to do is to grab them because they don't always show up.

Carl Lomer Abia

When you are on your last straw, that means you have one more opportunity, use it to not give up doing good.

- Hannah Garrison

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.


Unless a man has trained himself for his chance, the chance will only make him ridiculous.

W. Matthews

Whatever problems we had back then don’t exist anymore. It’s why we have this second chance, and we can’t throw it away.

- Michelle Maddow

Because when you finally find the one against all odds, you give him your best and let the magic of the world carry the rest.

- E. Mellyberry

Don’t think there are no second chances. Life always offers you a second chance… It’s called “tomorrow’.

- Nicholas Sparks

Miracles were just second chances if you really thought about it - second chances when all hope was lost.

- Kaya Mclaren

In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.

- Chance Quotes by Louis Pasteur

In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.

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There is no such thing as no chance. 

- Henry Ford

There is no such thing as no chance.

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God always offers us a second chance in life.

- Paulo Coelho

God always offers us a second chance in life.

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Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

- Ovid

Chance is always powerful.  Let your hook be always cast; in pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

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Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson Download or Share

The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.

- Thucydides Download or Share

Chance governs all.

- John Milton Download or Share

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.

- Chance Quotes by Franklin D. Roosevelt Download or Share

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

- Jean Nidetch

Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance.

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Chance is the providence of adventurers.

Napoleon Bonaparte Download or Share

There is no going back in life, no return, no second chance. I cannot call back the spoken word or the accomplished deed.

- Daphne Du Maurier

This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live it again if the second chance were offered me.

- Burtrand Russell

To talk of luck and chance only shows how little we really know of the laws which govern cause and effect.

Hosea Ballou

Let tomorrow be your second chance to prove that you are better than today and yesterday.

- Ritu Ghatourey

Second chances do come your way. Like trains, they arrive and depart regularly. Recognizing the ones that matter is the trick.

- Jill A. Davis

I’ve been with my husband for seven years. With my husband and my son, I get my second chance in life to be loved and be happy.

- Tonya Harding

Sometimes in life you’re not always given a second chance, but if you do, take advantage of it, and go out with a bang!

- Aquaria Thoughts

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

- Mary Tyler Moore Thought

Chance can allow you to accomplish a goal every once in a while, but consistent achievement happens only if you love what you are doing.

Bart Conner

There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.

- Rachel Griffiths

There is no such thing as chance or accident the words merely signify our ignorance of some real and immediate cause.

Adam Clarke

If there’s even a slight chance at getting something that will make you happy, risk it. Life’s too short and happiness is too rare.

- A. R. Lucas

If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.

- Mary Pickford

People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.

- David Millar

Sometimes life gives you a second chance, or even two! Not always, but sometimes. It’s what you do with those second chances that counts.

- Dave Wilson

It is safer to accept any chance that offers itself, and extemporize a procedure to fit it, than to get a good plan matured, and wait for a chance of using it.

Thomas Hardy

Chances are like lightning: they never hit the earth at the same spot twice. So when a chance comes your way, grab it cause it may never come again.


I will forever believe in second chances and forgiveness, because if it weren’t for those two things I would and should be dead.

- Dedrick D. L. Pitter