We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.— W. Somerset Maugham
Instructive Last Chance quotations
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
It is never late to ask yourself “Am I ready to change my life, am I ready to change myself?”. However old we are, whatever we went through, it is always possible to reborn. If each day is a copy of the last one, what a pity! Every breath is a chance to reborn. But to reborn into a new life, you have to die before dying.
If they say "you have your last chance to look at the world", I wish that look would from Çamlıca of Istanbul.
If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.
You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
You only have one first chance to make one first impression that lasts a lifetime.
Good design is thorough down to the last detail - Nothing must be arbitrary or left to chance. Care and accuracy in the design process show respect towards the consumer.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
Here we are standing face to face, isn't this world a crazy place, just when I thought the chance had passed, you go and save the best for last.
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent co-annihilation.
This may well be mankind's last chance to choose between chaos and community.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Look, I want to love this world as though it's the last chance I'm ever going to get to be alive and know it.
For me, stripping was an unusual kind of escape.
I had nothing to escape but privilege, but I claimed asylum anyway. At twenty-four, it was my last chance to reject something and become nothing. I wanted to terrify myself. Mission accomplished.
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
You can't rush something you want to last forever.
I sat back, allowing Wes's words to sink in.
Then I responded, "I guess it's hard sometimes to distinguish between second chances and last chances.
Man at last knows that he is alone in the unfeeling immensity of the universe, out of which he emerged only by chance. Neither his destiny nor his duty have been written down. The kingdom above or the darkness below: it is for him to choose.
We never really learn from the first mistake or the second or third.
It only hit us when we're given the last chance.
Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.
I feel that this is my first year, that next year is an election year, that the third year is the mid point, and that the fourth year is the last chance I'll have to make a record since the last two years; I'll be a candidate again. Everything I do in those last two years will be posturing for the election. But right now I don't have to do that.
You never cared that I was your sister before.
” “Didn’t I?” His black eyes flicked up and down her. “Our father’s dead,” he said. “There are no other relatives. You and I, we are the last. The last of the Morgensterns. You are the only one left whose blood runs in my veins, too. You are my last chance.
By playing at Chess then, we may learn: First: Foresight.
.. Second: Circumspection... Third: Caution...And lastly, we learn by Chess the habit of not being discouraged by present bad appearances in the state of our affairs, the habit of hoping for a favorable chance, and that of persevering in the secrets of resources
Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.
It’s your one last chance,” said Harry, “it’s all you’ve got left.
. . .I’ve seen what you’ll be otherwise. . . . Be a man . . . try . . . Try for some remorse. . . .
Last hopeless chances have got to work.
Nothing makes sense otherwise. You might as well not be alive.
When you get a chance to play with people - informally is one thing, but when you hook up and make something that's going to last or mean something to someone, I take it very seriously.
The 3 C's in life: Choice, Chance, Change. You must make the choice, take the chance, if you want anything in life to change.
The way I see it, you have to take every chance you get because there may not be another one. You have to learn from your mistakes because nobody's perfect. You have to laugh, love & live every day as if it's your last.
WE HAVE HAD OUR LAST CHANCE. THE PROBLEM NOW IS BASICALLY THEOLOGICAL, AND INVOLVES SPIRITUALITY AND IMPROVEMENT OF human CHARACTER. IT MUST BE OF THE SPIRIT IF WE ARE TO SAVE THE FLESH.
Finally, the Program aims, through these means, to bring a little more knowledge, a little more reason, and a little more compassion into world affairs and thereby to increase the chance that nations will learn at last to live in peace and friendship.
Take the risk or lose the chance.
I feel great that I've been given a chance in the golden years of my life.
To me, it's the last battle, and I've been given a chance to get stuck in some good armament, some good power, and there's a chance that now I can finish off my working years with my head held high.
I've only been a mom for not even two years yet, so I haven't had much of a chance. But boy do I wish I could have lunch with my girlfriends in the middle of the afternoon. I don't remember the last time I had lunch in the afternoon with my girlfriends.
Now is our chance to choose the right side.
God is holding back to give us that chance. It won't last forever. We must take it or leave it.
Your best teacher is your last mistake
The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance;
the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
We felt like when we went into last year we had a pretty good chance to win the championship from the previous year with the fall we put together. We've got the same everything now, so I think we can come back and be as strong this year.
So far we have not convinced the Chinese authorities.
My own brother was refused a visa on what was probably my last chance of seeing him when he was going around the world on a tour. Scott Nearing was similarly refused.
Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye but regrets can last for a lifetime.
Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise.
You could say that all of life is a series of last chances.
The people are the foundation of the nation.
Our only chance for a lasting peace on earth: the release of the strength of the common man.
Cats are our last best chance to have a dysfunctional relationship.
A typical master. Right to the end, he didn’t give me a chance to get a word in edgeways. Which is a pity, because at that last moment I’d have liked to tell him what I thought of him. Mind you, since in that split second we were, to all intents and purposes, one and the same, I rather think he knew anyway.