65 Sure Thing Quotes On Success In Life

These sure thing quotes will inspire you. The sure thing is one that is certain to succeed or certainly; of course.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging sure thing quotes, sure thing sayings, and sure thing proverbs.

Best Sure Thing Quotes

  1. “Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing taking.” ~ Jim McMahon
  2. “Everyone is looking for the sure thing. They are looking to hedge their bet. They think the way to do that is to go with a proven quantity, a remake of something you have already seen. That is their mindset.” ~ Leonard Maltin
  3. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” ~ Harry Golden
  4. “There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.” ~ Robert Burns

  5. “The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.” ~ Bret Harte
  6. “The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  7. “No, I’m not a horse better. Every once in a while somebody will give me a sure thing and of course it’s not.” ~ M. Emmet Walsh
  8. “Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we’re born.” ~ Gary Gilmore

  9. “It’s a pretty sure thing that the player’s bat is what speaks loudest when it’s contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word.” ~ Brooks Robinson
  10. “I never relax on the year before. Every year I want to get more out of myself so I use it as a driving force, rather than a pressure thing.” ~ Frank Lampard
  11. “It’s a sure thing that you’ll not finish if you don’t start.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  12. “There’s no such thing as a sure thing. That’s why they call it gambling.” ~ Neil Simon

  13. “Evil is thus a kind of parasite on goodness. If there were no good by which to measure things, evil could not exist. Men sometimes forget this, and say, there is so much evil in the world that there cannot be a God. They are forgetting that, if there were no God, they would have no way of distinguishing evil from goodness. The very concept of evil admits and recognizes a Standard, a Whole, a Rule, an Order. Nobody would say that his automobile was out of order if he did not have a conception of how an automobile ought to run.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen
  14. “There are no guarantees in life, but it is a sure thing that you will get back what you give. If you give 100 percent of your attention, energy, and time to a thing, you will get exactly that back. Make sure you give all that you have to make sure you will get all that you need.” ~ Iyanla Vanzant
  15. “If I lose today, I can look forward to winning tomorrow, and if I win today, I can expect to lose tomorrow. A sure thing is no fun.” ~ Leonard Marx
  16. “My unconditional sure thing is that I don’t have one.” ~ Henry Rollins

  17. “A sure thing is no fun.” ~ Leonard Marx
  18. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. You can “already know for sure” things that could actually impede progress. Always be on the lookout for the things you did not know, that you did not know. Secondly, work on strengthening personal belief that a particular will be achieved regardless of any adversity that may show up, or evidence to the contrary.” ~ Mark Twain
  19. “When you’re expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you’re the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence.” ~ Scott Hamilton
  20. “Until the 1990s, there were few reliable observations about movement at the scale of the entire universe, which is the only scale dark energy effects. So dark energy could not be seen until we could measure things very, very far away.” ~ Adam Riess

  21. “Forget death and taxes. The only sure thing is that, win or lose, Don King is counting the money.” ~ Tim Witherspoon
  22. “There aren’t many sure things in life, but one thing I know for sure is that you have to deal with the consequences of your actions. You have to follow through on some things.” ~ Cecelia Ahern , One sure thing quotes
  23. “After the thing went off, after it was a sure thing that America could wipe out a city with just one bomb, a scientist turned to Father and said, ‘Science has now known sin.’ And do you know what Father said? He said, ‘What is sin?” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  24. “People and their managers are working so hard to be sure things are done right, that they have hardly have time to decide if they are doing the right things.” ~ Stephen Covey

  25. “When a child first catches adults out — when it first walks into his grave little head that adults do not always have divine intelligence, that their judgments are not always wise, their thinking true, their sentences just — his world falls into panic desolation. The gods are fallen and all safety gone. And there is one sure thing about the fall of gods: they do not fall a little; they crash and shatter or sink deeply into green muck. It is a tedious job to build them up again; they never quite shine. And the child’s world is never quite whole again. It is an aching kind of growing.” ~ John Steinbeck
  26. “To make great movies, there is an element of risk. You have to say, ‘Well, I am going to make this film, and it is not really a sure thing.'” ~ Francis Ford Coppola
  27. “Quit calling me Grey. It makes me sound like I’m a boy. Like Dorian Gray.” “Dorian who?” I sighed. “Just think up something else. Plain old Nora works too, you know.” “Sure thing, Gumdrop.” I grimaced. “I take that back. Let’s stick with Grey.” ~ Becca Fitzpatrick

  28. “The thinnest I’ve ever been was after I had my appendix out, during the London run of The Seagull. I went down to 112 pounds and realized my brain doesn’t work when I’m that thin, so I can’t do my job. That’s why, when I came out here, I never had that whole Hollywood pressure thing. I never said I wanted to be a lead actress; I never said I wanted to be a film actress. This need to trump everyone bewilders me. I’m only 25. I’m not better than anyone. I just want to watch other people and learn to be good.” ~ Carey Mulligan
  29. “There is nothing so uncertain as a sure thing.” ~ Scotty Bowman
  30. “Sure thing, Gumdrop. -Scott” ~ Becca Fitzpatrick
  31. “Sure, things could always have been done better, but I just wish people would drop their political hammers for a few weeks, as happened in 2001, and work on the problem at hand” ~ Mitch Daniels

  32. “You’d think family would be the one sure thing in life, the gimme? Points you got just for being born? So much thick, meaty stuff bound you to these people, so many interlocking spirals of history, genetics, common cause, and struggle that it should be the most basic of all drives, that you would strive to protect and love one another, yet this bond that should be the big no-brainer was in fact the hardest thing.” ~ Ben Fountain
  33. “Don’t eat me. I am an inchworm. I am useful. I measure things.” ~ Leo Lionni
  34. “How can you, of all people, say everything will be alright?” He has a point. I consider my answer. “Well, it’s better than saying ‘Keep on crying, I’m sure things will just get worse,’ right?” ~ Wendy Mass
  35. “If you’re trying to Seduce me, Vane, you’re a bit late. At his point I’m pretty much a sure thing for you.” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon

  36. “The visual can seduce you, leading to false deductions, and ultimately, even the finest ideas can be reduced. Take for example, sexuality. If it is reduced down to the moment and to pleasure, things like that, that’s not what sexuality is all about. Sexuality was to be in tandem with the sacred, not amputated from it.” ~ Ravi Zacharias
  37. “History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  38. “Of actions some aim at what is necessary and useful, and some at what is honorable. And the preference given to one or the other class of actions must necessarily be like the preference given to one or other part of the soul and its actions over the other; there must be war for the sake of peace, business for the sake of leisure, things useful and necessary for the sake of things honorable.” ~ Aristotle
  39. “If you took me to Coachella for our first date, it would probably be a done deal. It would be a sure thing.” ~ Eva Mendes

  40. “When young men or women are beginning life, the most important period, it is often said, is that in which their habits are formed. That is a very important period. But the period in which the ideals of the young are formed and adopted is more important still. For the ideal with which you go forward to measure things determines the nature, so far as you are concerned, of everything you meet.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  41. “There’s never a benefit to bragging too much about a deal because the only sure thing is that I’m probably going to be dealing with that same general manager or that same person over and over again.” ~ Leigh Steinberg , Only sure thing quotes
  42. “There is one sure thing about the fall of gods: they do not fall a little; they crash and shatter.” ~ John Steinbeck
  43. “The great pleasure of life is doing for pleasure things I do not like to do.” ~ Walter Bagehot

  44. “You know, really – actually, it’s funny because it’s a sore spot with me because I have all these recipes that, you know, you have to measure things out and put them in. And then you bake it and it becomes this thing. And it’s not a recipe.” ~ Trisha Yearwood
  45. “We do more ready-to-wear and ath-leisure, things you would wear everyday. I never close my mind to anything and eventually want to branch out. But for now, tennis is still number one for me.” ~ Serena Williams
  46. “I usually try to check quotes with people just to make sure things work out.” ~ Howard Rheingold
  47. “Without external pressure, things might have gone very differently. That has always been true for African Americans; the better we’ve been at raising international awareness, the better off we’ve been at realizing solutions to our own problems.” ~ Michael C Dawson

  48. “We’re in an era where they’ve sanitized home life in movies to such a degree that there is a certain home life that might be true if you have two perfect parents, and a nanny, and a couple babysitters, and support, and lots of money, and there’s no strain at home, or whatever. But for most people, there’s strain, you know? There’s a lot of pressure, things can’t be perfect, parents can’t be perfect all the time. There’s a divorce, there’s money issues, whatever. People work, so you don’t always have these vast reserves of patience every time your kid goes crazy.” ~ Dave Eggers
  49. “I’ve got to be able to get my time off whether it’s just enjoying my house or the peace and quiet of my family and being there and cooking for them. I love doing that. I also love doing leisure things. I ride horses. I love to shop. I love to drive!” ~ LisaRaye McCoy-Misick
  50. “I don’t treasure things much – just people. And pets.” ~ Felicity Kendal

  51. “Sure things are going to get sketchy, but when your having the time of your life whats sketchy?” ~ Rob Dyrdek
  52. “I do not believe in doing for pleasure things I do not like to do.” ~ Don Herold
  53. “What I love about cooking is that after a hard day, there is something comforting about the fact that if you melt butter and add flour and then hot stock, it will get thick! It’s a sure thing! It’s a sure thing in a world where nothing is sure; it has a mathematical certainty in a world where those of us who long for some kind of certainty are forced to settle for crossword puzzles.” ~ Nora Ephron
  54. “Nothing is as dangerous as a sure thing.” ~ Stanley Kubrick
  55. “I suppose love is never a sure thing, no matter what words are spoken. Love requires a leap of faith into the abyss, every time.” ~ Tammara Webber

  56. “The only sure thing is that in business there are no sure things.” ~ Akio Morita
  57. “In true-life dramas, you have to do so much research. It’s a big responsibility to make sure things are as correct as possible. In ‘Robin Hood’, you have more artistic license – it’s all action, adventure and reaction. This gives everyone a chance to make their characters their own and to make them believable.” ~ Joanne Froggatt
  58. “That’s the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  59. “The reason I dislike talking about the creative process is that I do have a creative process that is a winner and it’s a sure thing.” ~ Garth Hudson
  60. “I’m an artist, and I like the risk – I’m not in it for the sure things.” ~ Cee Lo Green

  61. “Faith is homesickness. Faith is a lump in the throat. Faith is less a position on than a movement toward, less a sure thing than a hunch. Faith is waiting.” ~ Frederick Buechner
  62. “Is a fixed income not a good thing? Does not everyone love to count on a sure thing? Especially every petty-bourgeois, narrow-minded Frenchman? the ‘ever needy’ man?” ~ Karl Marx
  63. “Acting isn’t a sure thing. We’re not set to have jobs for the rest of lives, and fame is really fickle.” ~ Nolan Gould

  64. “What has history to do with me? Mine is the first and only world! I want to report how I find the world. What others have told me about the world is a very small and incidental part of my experience. I have to judge the world, to measure things.” ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
  65. “Empire of Deception is a sure thing–a book guaranteed to entertain and make you rich (in knowledge, that is). Dean Jobb has found a fascinating yet little-known jazz-age tale and told it with style and smarts. Get in on the action.” ~ Jonathan Eig

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