Chance / Casting Lots
Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
Then the Lord
God formed the man of dust from
the ground and breathed into his
nostrils the breath of life, and
the man became a living creature.
The lot is cast into the lap, but
its every decision is from the
The lot puts an end to quarrels
and decides between powerful
Again I saw that under the sun the
race is not to the swift, nor the
battle to the strong, nor bread to
the wise, nor riches to the
intelligent, nor favor to those
with knowledge, but time and
chance happen to them all.
And they said to one another,
“Come, let us cast lots, that we
may know on whose account this
evil has come upon us.” So they
cast lots, and the lot fell on
And when they had crucified him,
they divided his garments among
them by casting lots.
And they cast lots for them, and
the lot fell on Matthias, and he
was numbered with the eleven
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
I will prepare and some day my
chance will come.
Lincoln – American President
We don't get a chance to do that
many things, and every one should
be really excellent. Because this
is our life. Life is brief, and
then you die, you know? So this is
what we've chosen to do with our
Jobs - American Businessman
All human actions have one or more
of these seven causes: chance,
nature, compulsions, habit,
reason, passion, desire.
– Greek Philosopher 384 BC – 322
Chance is a word void of sense;
nothing can exist without a cause.
– French Writer 1694-1778
Take a chance! All life is a
chance. The man who goes farthest
is generally the one who is
willing to do and dare.
Carnegie – American Writer
The history of free men is never
really written by chance but by
choice; their choice!
D. Eisenhower – American President
Luck is not chance, it's toil;
fortune's expensive smile is
Dickinson – American Poet
People often remark that I'm
pretty lucky. Luck is only
important in so far as getting the
chance to sell yourself at the
right moment. After that, you've
got to have talent and know how to
Sinatra – American Musician
I figure you have the same chance
of winning the lottery whether you
play or not.
Lebowitz – American Journalist
Wealthy men can't live in an
island that is encircled by
poverty. We all breathe the same
air. We must give a chance to
everyone, at least a basic chance.
Senna – Brazilian Celebrity
No man was ever wise by chance.
Annaeus Seneca – Roman Statesman 5
BC – 65 AD
Those who trust to chance must
abide by the results of chance.
Coolidge – American President