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A fool must now and then be right, by chance.
~ William Cowper | ( British poet. ) | 1731-1800 | Chance
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Chance
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
~ Henry Brooks Adams | (American journalist ) | 1838-1918 | Chance
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
~ Henry Brooks Adams | (American journalist ) | 1838-1918 | Chance
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
Against ill chances men are ever merry;
But heaviness foreruns the good event.

-: [ Henry IV, Part II (c. 1597-99), Act IV, scene 2, line 82. ]
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Chance
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
~ Euripides | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | BC 480-BC 406 | Chance
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Chance is the providence of adventurers.
~ Napoleon I | ( Napoleon Bonaparte. French general. ) | 1769-1821 | Chance
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
Chance is the pseudonym God uses when He does not want to sign His name.
~ Anatole France | ( French writer. ) | 1844-1924 | Chance
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen? Chance favors only the prepared mind.
~ Louis Pasteur | (French scientist. ) | 1822-1895 | Chance
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
How often things occur by mere chance which we dared not even hope for.
~ Terence | (Playwright of the Roman Republic. ) | 195/185 BC-159 BC | Chance
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
I do not give money for just mere hopes.
~ Terence | (Playwright of the Roman Republic. ) | 195/185 BC-159 BC | Chance
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.
-: [ in a lecture, University of Lille (7 December 1854) ]
~ Louis Pasteur | (French scientist. ) | 1822-1895 | Chance
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Men have fashioned an image of Chance as an excuse for their own stupidity. For Chance rarely conflicts with intelligence, and most things in life can be set in order by an intelligent sharp sightedness.
-: [ ca. 4th century BC ]
~ Democritus | (Ancient Greek philosopher ) | 460 - 370 BC | Chance
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
The pseudonym for God when He did not want to sign.
~ Anatole France | ( French writer. ) | 1844-1924 | Chance
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Times go by turns, and chances change by course,
From foul to fair, from better hap to worse.

-: [ Times go by Turns. ]
~ Robert Southwell | (English poet and Jesuit priest ) | 1561 - 1595 | Chance
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Under the bludgeonings of chance
My head is bloody, but unbowed.

-: [ Invictus,(1849-1903). ]
~ William Ernest Henley | (English poet and critic ) | 1849 - 1903 | Chance
quotes Division : Critics