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We have the tendency to run away from suffering and to look for happiness. But; in fact; if you have not suffered; you have no chance to experience real happiness. – Nhat Hanh

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I wanted to appeal to people who’ve never really listened to hip-hop or really given it a chance before. I’ve also tried to incorporate all my favorite lifestyle things in the music. Of course; ‘Fashion Killa’ is one of peoples’ favorites because it just – ASAP Rocky

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My calling; as one imperfect human; is to celebrate and uphold life every time I get the chance. – Victoria Moran

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I try to shave at night so my skin has a chance to settle by the early morning call-time. – Patrick Wilson

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A bad or mediocre meal is more than just an unpleasant taste; it is an unnecessary negation of one of life’s pleasures – a wasted chance to refine our palates; learn about the world; and share a rewarding experience. – Tyler Cowen

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In general; I agree with Jacob Grimm and feel that we ought to permit changes and uncontrolled growth in language. Even though that also allows potentially threatening new words to develop; language needs the chance to constantly renew itself. – Gunter Grass

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Indy; I have lots of great memories from there; and probably the part of me that doesn’t feel quite as longing for it is that there is still a chance that I could do it again. It’s not gone. – Danica Patrick

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Carry your Bible and live by it. There’s a better chance that you will stay married if that much is true for either one of you – male or female. – Phil Robertson

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I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn’t speak English and I couldn’t speak French; so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations – that’s why we got married really quickly. – Sean Connery

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My grandmother spent her whole life working as a maid; a cook and a babysitter; barely scraping by; but still working hard to give my mother; her only child; a chance in life; so that my mother could give my brother and me an even better one. – Julian Castro

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Even before I was discovered in 1966; I used to make my own clothes. I learned how to sew early on; and it’s still my passion now. I constantly have ideas in my head about clothes so jumped at the chance to do my own collection and am very hands-on. Every – Twiggy

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Fans made me. The fans gave me a chance; and they made me. Beyond that; my career has been trials and tribulations and ups and downs; so I have to have true fans riding with me. – Sean Combs

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The chance to be both artistically appreciated and commercially appreciated… That’s what you hope for. – Gerard Butler

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The Savior isn’t our last chance; He is our only chance. Our only chance to overcome self-doubt and catch a vision of who we may become. Our only chance to repent and have our sins washed clean. – Sheri L. Dew

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You’re not going to get a chance to vote for me on the ballot; but you can actually vote for what I believe in. – Carl Lewis

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No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free; no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign. – Anatole France

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What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance; when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster! – Anatole France

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I was a freshman All-American; and I tore my ACL in the third game. But God has a plan for everything. I had a chance to turn away from Him in that situation or draw closer to Him. I decided to draw closer to Him; and came back stronger from it. – Robert Griffin III

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I’m really into sci-fi. The reason I’m an actor is because of ‘Star Wars’ – I saw that and I knew that’s what I wanted to do. But most of the projects I’m offered as an actor are straightforward dramas; so I haven’t really been given a chance to do that k – Ricky Schroder

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When the space shuttle’s engines cut off; and you’re finally in space; in orbit; weightless… I remember unstrapping from my seat; floating over to the window; and that’s when I got my first view of Earth. Just a spectacular view; and a chance to see our – Sally Ride

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I’m big into fishing; but I’ve never been much of a hunter. I never was really raised around it a whole lot; so I never got a chance to do it a whole lot. – Joe Nichols

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My presence in the social media and on the Internet is much bigger than many of the other candidates; including Mitt Romney. So; when you take the social media and you take the Tea Party citizens movement; you have a combination there that; quite frankly; – Herman Cain

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For all their current prestige; Osama bin Laden and the suicide bombers are still regarded in all but the most desperate districts of Gaza or Peshawar as romantics with little chance of more than symbolic victories; however bloody and brutal. That gives b – James Buchan

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President Obama is doing the right thing by offering young immigrants; most often in this country through no action of their own; a chance to live and work openly; free from the fear of deportation. – Eliot Spitzer

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The world has conducted a massive macro-economic experiment since the cataclysm of 2008. In Europe; the fans of austerity have had their chance; and the results have been a disaster. – Eliot Spitzer

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Pretty much any time I got a chance to do something cool; I tried to grab for it; and that’s where my solace comes from. – Randy Pausch

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If you succeed with your first dream; it helps. You know; people trust you; possibly; for the second one. They give you a chance to play out your second one. – James D. Watson

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I am disappointed when I don’t win; because I want to believe I can win on every horse I ride; which is a ridiculous thing to think. Even if I’m on a horse that I have woken up thinking has no chance; by the time I’ve reached the course; I’ll have convinc – Tony McCoy

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I’m here today because I refused to be unhappy. I took a chance. – Wanda Sykes

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I’ve never been someone that’s had a five-year plan; or a three-year plan. That just seems to lead to a lot of disappointment; and doesn’t give you the chance to be flexible. – Eric Bana

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I’m a responsible soul. But anyone who has the chance to spend time with me can see I’m still 22 years old. I love talking about clothes and guys and shoes and makeup. Plus; I’m obsessed with anything Hello Kitty! – Jordin Sparks

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The only way I could get comfortable around people was to make them laugh. I was an obedient girl; and humor was my one form of rebellion. I used comedy to deflect. Like; ‘Hey; check out my zit!’ – you know; making fun of yourself before someone else has – Tina Fey

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Whooping cough is not a mild disease. Whooping cough; before the vaccination; could make you very; very sick. First of all; there was a chance you could die from it – small chance; not a big chance. You would be coughing and coughing. It wouldn’t last for – Anthony Fauci

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The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power; but in the chance to use power to do great things. – John Boehner

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If you put a woman in prison for four years when she’s young and make her pay her time in a horrible place and she wants to come out and work; and become a mother and be a contributor to society and pay taxes and you never give her that chance. There is s – Kevin O’Leary

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I’m aware of the fact that a lot of talented people out there will never get this chance. – Brad Paisley

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I think children love reading; and they will make time for it if we put the right books into their hands. And I hope I get the chance to keep being one of the people that writes them. – Rick Riordan

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I have my website; The Ruckus; which is an Internet site; similar to the Funny or Die format; where people post funny videos. I get a chance to rate their videos; they get a chance to blog and kick it with me. – J. B. Smoove

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The moment that we realize our attention has wandered is the magic moment of the practice; because that’s the moment we have the chance to be really different. Instead of judging ourselves; and berating ourselves; and condemning ourselves; we can be gentl – Sharon Salzberg

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If something is well-written; it has a chance to be good and if it’s not well-written; it will not be good. It could even become popular; but it won’t be good. – Bryan Cranston

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You weren’t going to the theater to change the world; but you had a chance to affect the world; the thinking and the feelings of the world. – James Earl Jones

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My sister learned she was a carrier for a recessive disease; Bloom syndrome; late in one of her pregnancies. I remember the panicked call and the weeks of worry as she and her husband awaited his test results; if he was also a carrier; this meant their da – Anne Wojcicki

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Roaring like a tiger turns some children into pianists who debut at Carnegie Hall but only crushes others. Coddling gives some the excuse to fail and others the chance to succeed. – Ayelet Waldman

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I always sort of thought; ‘I’m probably going to get breast cancer. There’s a really good chance.’ – Cynthia Nixon

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Paula Deen is a human being. She deserves forgiveness and a chance at redemption as much as anyone else. America is about redemption. – Don Lemon

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The process and the great smells it produces make everyone hungry and get everyone’s mouth watering. And it gives men a chance to cook. – Bobby Flay

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Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign. – Anatole France

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When we give ourselves the chance to let go of all our tension; the body’s natural capacity to heal itself can begin to work. – Nhat Hanh

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That’s what’s great about the arts. Everything inspires you; and you get a chance to grow from watching other people and how they do their work. – Jamie Foxx

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Here’s the miracle: I grew up thinking; ‘Wouldn’t it be great to write ‘Superman’ someday? Wouldn’t it be great to create my own show; or work on ‘Lensman;’ or ‘Forbidden Planet?’ Those were very literally the goals I set for myself; the dreams that I tho – J. Michael Straczynski

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