ICON AUTHORS REFLECT ON THE VAGARIES.
It was early 20th century American Author Theodore Dreiser's
belief, throughout his writing career, that one could do little to
significantly alter his future existence. Burdened by his biological and environmental heritage, one could only struggle blindly against the larger manipulator of action and events— chance.
Author Amy Tan wrote “Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward.”
Author Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist, Eleven Minutes) insists nothing in this world happens by chance.
Louis Pasteur is on record as saying “chance favors the prepared mind.”
NAME OF GAME
“Baseball gives every boy a chance to excel, not just to be good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.” Ted Williams, American baseball player.
JUST DO IT
The three C’s of life: Choices, Chances and Changes. You must make a choice to take a chance or you will never change. –Zig Zigler, American motivational speaker
WAIT YOUR TURN
Abraham Lincoln said “I will study and get ready and someday my chance will come.”
American author Toni Morrison said “your life is already a miracle of chance waiting for you to shape its destiny.”