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Quotes of the Day for 7 January 2004 – Chance

A reader asked for quotes on taking chances. In his words, "A life-altering opportunity has recently presented itself and I am sitting here stewing over whether I should take the red pill and embrace the unknown or take the blue one and settle for status-quo." Take a chance, Keith!

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The quotes:

You will never stub your toe standing still. The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.
     - Charles F. Kettering, 1876 - 1958

Life just isn't worth living unless you're willing to take some big chances and go for broke.
     - Eliot Wiggington

The biggest chance you can take is not taking a chance at all.
     - Glen Sather

A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
     - Thomas Fuller, 1608 - 1661

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
     - Walter Anderson

We must overcome the notion that we must be regular. It robs us of the chance to be extraordinary and leads us to the mediocre.
     - Uta Hagen

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