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42 Taking Chances Quotes That Show Taking Risks Is Worth It

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“Should I or should I not?” Seems hard to answer, isn’t it? Let these inspiring quotes about taking chances help you find the answer you’re looking for!

Every day, you are given thousands of chances. However, it is up to you if you are going to take every chance or not. There’s no harm in taking risks because not all success stories are created by playing safe.

Are you currently in a situation where you are not sure whether to move forward or just take a step back and leave things be? Then let our compilation of taking a chance quotes inspire you to chase the things that your heart truly desires.


#1 “You’ve got to take your chances in life, don’t ignore the opportunities when they crop up as you don’t get that many, every little helps, the small victories are important because that’s your lot.” – John King


#2 “Every day, you’ll have opportunities to take chances and to work outside your safety net. Sure, it’s a lot easier to stay in your comfort zone. In my case, business suits and real estate. But sometimes, you have to take risks. When the risks pay off, that’s when you reap the biggest rewards.” – Donald Trump


#3 “Everything you want lies on the other side of learning to trust yourself. Take a chance. Have faith. You already know who you are, what you want, and where you want to go.” – Vironika Tugaleva


#4 “If you know you can do it and if you can already chart every day in your future, then why bother? Choose to do something you have more trouble imagining. Take a chance.” – Gina Barreca


#5 “Life is meant to be cherished, and lived, and risked. You’re scared of the past and all its mistakes. You’re afraid of the future and all its unpredictabilities. I understand that. But you have to learn to take courage. You have to let go and forgive. You have to trust and hope for a happy future.” – Unknown


#6 “You can’t go through life protecting yourself from everything. You have to take chances. Because if you don’t, then you might as well not be living.” – Unknown


#7 “Life was about taking chances. Going for what you wanted so that you didn’t get old and have pages of regrets.” – Mariana Zapata


#8 “We really only have two choices. Play it safe, or take a chance. For me, pulling back because of fear has always made me feel worse.” – Gail Sheehy


#9 “Never let your fear of the unknown and things being too difficult make your choices for you in life. One of the saddest lessons in life is finding out that your fear made the situation worse than what it was and a braver person stole the dream you gave up on.” – Shannon L. Alder


#10 “The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.” – Roger Babson

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#11 “I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances.” – Brian Tracy


#12 “Don’t become a follower, begin to take a chance. Try becoming a dreamer and create your own dance.” – Michelle C. Ustaszeski


#13 “To live, to truly live, we must be willing to risk. To be nothing in order to find everything. To leap before we look.” – Mandy Hale


#14 “When we allow ourselves to become vulnerable, to take chances, and to risk our pride, that is when we find our own glory.” – Richard Corman


#15 “Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.” – Dale Carnegie


#16 “Take a chance and go for it. It’s that simple! Don’t say, ‘No.’ Saying ‘No’ may result in ‘never’, and you don’t ever want to subscribe to a philosophy of ‘never’.” – Charles Sullivan


#17 “Probably some of the best things that have ever happened to you in life, happened because you said yes to something. Otherwise things just sort of stay the same.” – Danny Wallace


#18 “Never regret taking a chance, even if you fall on your face; It’s better to know you tried and failed than to wonder the great ‘what if?” – Devin Frye


#19 “Be passionate about your life. Learn to live without the fear of failing. Take a chance, you just might surprise yourself.” – Nishan Panwar


#20 “We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what’s safe and comfortable.” – Terri Clark


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#21 “A lifetime isn’t forever, so take the first chance, don’t wait for the second one! Because sometimes, there aren’t second chances! And if it turns out to be a mistake? So what! This is life! A whole bunch of mistakes! But if you never get a second chance at something you didn’t take a first chance at? That’s true failure.” – C. JoyBell C.


#22 “I believe in taking chances and living your life. Sometimes doors open and others close and you have to figure out which one you’re going to take. I’m always for the one that’s challenging.” Gisele Bundchen


#23 “If you aren’t making some mistakes, you aren’t taking enough chances.” John Sculley


#24 “It’s possible to go on, no matter how impossible it seems.” – Nicholas Sparks


#25 “People regret not achieving enough success in life, they should regret missing many opportunities in life.” – Amit Kalantri


#26 “He who takes no chances wins nothing.” – Danish Proverb


#27 “You never know what life is going to throw at you so don’t be afraid to take a chance because it might just be the best thing to happen to you.” – Abhishek Tiwari


#28 “Life can be about taking chances and finding really great things and yes, failing sometimes. Or it can be about wondering what if because you never dared to try.” – Lauren Dane


#29 “And I’ll tell you a secret. We’re all afraid of failing. We’re all scared of adventure.” –Mary Ann Marlowe


#30 “Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great?” – Jimmy Johnson


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#31 “You know how exit signs are bright and red and at times we’re blind to what’s behind? The doors are just subliminal metaphors that lead us through life. We never know, but we take a chance and open it.” – Dominic Riccitello


#32 “Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.” – Charles Kettering


#33 “Everything is a risk. Not doing anything is a risk. It’s up to you.” – Nicola Yoon


#34 “We all need to decide whether to ‘play it safe’ in life and worry about the downside, or instead take a chance, by being who we really are and living the life our heart desires. Which choice are you making?” – Charlie Badenhop


#35 “If you stop being afraid of the word no and take more chances, you will get more yes.” – Jeanette Coron


#36 “Risks may make you win, or they will make you learn. Either of the benefits is worth daring for.” – Israelmore Ayivor


#37 “The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.” – Debbi Fields


#38 “There are people who are able to plan their career, their future, but I’ve never had any talent for that. I just do things and hope for the best. Say yes, take a chance, and sometimes it’s terrific and sometimes it’s not.” – Christopher Walken


#39 “Safety is an illusion and perhaps it’s better to challenge it sometimes, to see how far we can go, to learn about the stuff we are made of.” – Tania Aebi


#40 “You learn so much from taking chances, whether they work out or not. Either way, you can grow from the experience and become stronger and smarter.” – John Legend


#41 “Sometimes you just have to have faith and take a chance…even when your heart is shaking! Have faith in the blessings that God has planned for you!” – Nishan Panwar


#42 “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


Wrapping It Up


Life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns, and not all of the time you are given a clear option to choose from. However, don’t let your fear hinder you from achieving the victory you have always dreamed of. Learn to be brave and confident about your own choices. Believe in yourself and all things will follow. Know that taking risks is much better than giving up on your dreams. Besides, how would you know what the future holds if you’ll never take a chance?


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