We didn't push the Russians to intervene, but we knowingly increased the probability that they would. Votes: 1

On the relationship side, if you teach people to respond actively and constructively when someone they care about has a victory, it increases love and friendship and decreases the probability of depression. Votes: 1

At one level, SXSW exemplifies serendipity, because whenever I come, I get these unexpected meetings with people I never knew existed, and you couldn't have planned it. But by making the choice to come to SXSW, I'm increasing the probability of those encounters. Votes: 1

Excess dietary salt is most notorious for increasing blood pressure. Americans have a 90 percent lifetime probability of developing high blood pressure - so even if your blood pressure is normal now, if you continue to eat the typical American diet, you will be at risk. Votes: 1

Keep trying; failures increase the probability of success. Votes: 0

Anything is possible, but not always probable. Innovators increase the probability of the impossible. Votes: 0

And by letting go of trying to control the uncontrollable...you ironically increase...the probability of getting what you want. Votes: 0

You can increase the probability of viral success by looking for ways to ride similar trends with the content you create. Votes: 0

Money isn't always the best motivator. If you leave a $50 check after dinner with friends, you don't increase the probability of being invited back. Votes: 0

If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate. Votes: 4 Thomas J. Watson

Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities. Votes: 5 George Boole