Part of what you must learn is how to handle mistakes and new facts that change the odds. Life, in part, is like a poker game, wherein you have to learn to quit sometimes when...
They’re in chaos. They’re as far from unity as a knife fight. They’re stabbing each other in the back over profits on a proposal that doesn’t have great odds of passage in the first place.
It would be tough for Vegas to put odds on this thing.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Burning bridges behind you is understandable. It’s the bridges before us that we burn, not realizing we may need to cross, that brings regret.
What do you think my chances might be of finding a soul mate in the group of you? I’ll be lucky if I can just find someone who’ll be able to stand me for the...
Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. [This] improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in 40 hour workweeks and you’re...
Because, you see, the cruel gods are stronger than the kind gods, and they will always beat them in the end. You doubt it? Look at the world, my brother, my sister. And so the...
Customers would much rather use a rewards card that will get them air miles or a Discover card that will get them cash back. So the odds that they’ll use a private-label card are dimmer.
Sometimes you just need to know when a fight is best saved for another day when the odds are more in your favour.
He can make plays. He’s smart and can learn all the positions. When he’s been given the opportunity, he’s produced. The more you can do, the better your odds are of sticking with a team.
There was pretty good odds that we were definitely disturbing someone that was attempting to convalesce, or a surgeon who is attempting to do some complicated microscopic vascular procedure.
The greatest risk is not taking one.
When the odds are stacked against you, the only way to win is to be different. You have to go against the rules that everyone is following, particularly if the rules are dishonest.
The greatest risk is not taking any.
It always comes down to doubles. You could have the best player in the world, and odds are you won?t win all four singles matches. You have to have good doubles.
No matter what the odds say, be even with who you truly are.
Let’s just go in and enjoy ourselves,’ Yvonne had said after a long moment when the Hitchens family had silently reviewed the menu—actually of the prices not the courses—outside a restaurant on our first and...
Despite all odds we have emerged as one people and one country.
Three people are interviewing for a job. The first thinks his odds are 33.3 percent of landing the job. The second guy, so sure of himself, thinks his odds are 100 percent. The third guy,...
Quitting is never an option on the road to success. Find the way forward. If you have a positive mindset and are willing to persevere, there is little that is beyond your reach. The attitude...
For a dying man it is not a difficult decision [to agree to become the world’s first heart transplant] … because he knows he is at the end. If a lion chases you to the...
Going into that game we wanted to play the same basketball we’d been playing all year. The odds were against us, we were playing on the road, but fortunately for us we went out there...
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