You never get a second chance to make a first impression — and everyone needs a second chance. Wise teachers have looked at the idea of second chances, and had very different ideas. These second chances quotations summarize some of those different views.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it’s now or never
Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose — not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
There are no second chances in life, except to feel remorse.
The U.S. is supposed to be a nation of second chances, but for the 70 million Americans with a criminal record, we’re not doing such a great job. Even among those whose crimes were nonviolent and committed long ago, too many still bear a scarlet letter.
We get a second chance at everything, including our mistakes.
In books, as in life, there are no second chances. On second thought: it’s the next work, still to be written, that offers the second chance.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.
The moon is a reminder that no matter what happens, every month we have a second chance.
Second chances do come your way. Like trains, they arrive and depart regularly. Recognizing the ones that matter is the trick.
Suffice to say, many women find their first appearance on a comedy panel show to be their last. Second chances seem to be given less often to the female of the species.
It was fans… who understood ‘Star Trek’ and brought it back to life. ‘Hill Street Blues,’ ‘The Paper Chase,’ and ‘Til Fly Away’ all got second chances… So did ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Cheers.’ It’s very hard to change a network’s mind, but it can be done.
What we need to do is fundamentally shift the justice system by bringing redemption to the forefront and making sure that second chances are possible in this country.
We can’t let ourselves stop believing in Second Chances for everyone. That’s why my role on the Board of Pardons is so important to me.
A man deserves a second chance, but keep an eye on him.
Everyone deserves a second chance in this world. That’s basically forgiveness.
Atheists have to live with the knowledge that there is no salvation, no redemption, no second chances. Lives can go terribly wrong in ways that can never be put right.
If you ever get a second chance in life for something, you’ve got to go all the way.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Don’t think there are no second chances. Life always offers you a second chance…. It’s called tomorrow.
If you are still breathing, you have a second chance.
Every Saint has a past.
Every Sinner, has a future.
If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won’t need a third.
There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
Every moment of your life is a second chance.
It seems to me America is the country of second chances.
But second chances aren’t forever. Even miracles have an expiration date
I believe in second chances, but I don’t believe in third or fourth chances.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.