Quotes About Chance

Human life, its growth, its hopes, fears, loves, et cetera, are the results of accidents.
Bertrand Russell

He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.
George Savile

There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
Henry Glasgow

God does not play dice with the universe.
Albert Einstein

We must believe in luck.  For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?
Jean Cocteau

Today even our clocks are not made of clockwork — so why should our world be?  With the advent of quantum mechanics, the clockwork world has become a cosmic lottery.  Fundamental events, such as the decay of a radioactive atom, are held to be determined by chance, not law.
Ian Stewart



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