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You're always learning on different avenues and this is an opportunity for me to start on a fresh plate and start learning some other things that can really help me, that I need, and I want, to progress forward.
~By Elvis Stojko ~


Doing my own album provided me the opportunity to say whatever I wanted.
~By Richard Marx ~


This rebuilding of New Orleans gives us the perfect opportunity to see if we're ready to extend the legacy of Dr. King.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
~By Ben Sweetland ~


The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process - securing polling sites and providing security - that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever.
~By John M. McHugh ~


Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education.
~By Earl Warren ~


Yet in all those cases I finally steeled myself to seize the opportunity, and find a way to muddle through and eventually conclude that I had, in fact, chosen the right path, as risky as it seemed at the time.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


Every Canadian who wants to learn should have the opportunity to do so.
~By Paul Martin ~


If you only do little clusters - three or four songs by one, and another, and then yet another - you lose the opportunity to think your way into the composer's mind, since, after all, most of these pieces are quite brief.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


You have to face the fact that I have no reputation as a composer; I have my reputation as a songwriter and a performer-and that opportunity came this summer, when I was invited to perform at the Lincoln Centre festival in New York... three nights.
~By Elvis Costello ~


Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
~By Bruce Barton ~


We are also further than ever from equality of opportunity.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


Therefore, having obtained the opportunity from these sources, I too began to consider the mobility of the earth.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


We live in a democracy. We have this extraordinary opportunity to use our mind and say what we think, speak as we think. Sometimes what we say is objectionable to other people. But that is part of a free society.
~By Hal Holbrook ~


For globalization to work for America, it must work for working people. We should measure the success of our economy by the breadth of our middle class, and the scope of opportunity offered to the poorest child to climb into that middle class.
~By John J. Sweeney ~


Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


It's great to have the chance to play a character before he goes to the dark side, or the yellow side if you will. Normally, you don't get that opportunity. The narrative of a movie usually demands that you are that guy from the start.
~By Mark Strong ~


To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


Yes, I was hired by Universal because they needed a comedy director. They had seen Scandal and liked it. I saw an opportunity even in those comedies to begin my project of American films.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


If you don't like affirmative action, what is your plan to guarantee a level playing field of opportunity?
~By Maynard Jackson ~


The first thing is to be patient, which is probably the hardest thing to do. Don't worry if blokes are whacking you out of the park because you still have the opportunity to get him out next ball, even if it's not the same ball.
~By Shane Warne ~


Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
~By Betty Friedan ~


I, also, found the opportunity to work with the actors extremely gratifying and rewarding.
~By Janine Turner ~


Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


I'm really happy with Elektra, I don't have anything bad to say about them at all. I always knew a major label was the right place for me to be. I never really had an opportunity to go to an independent label anyway.
~By Jon Crosby ~


I was young and felt like it was opportunity 'cause they were moving units back then on the underground scene.
~By Young Buck ~


Well, an actor is an actor is actor, to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work, to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like an appealing concept to me.
~By Walter Koenig ~


I needed an opportunity to get back in the studio and get my recording chops back together.
~By Pat Travers ~


Because I could take this as an opportunity to create something that I pretty much guarantee nobody else was going to create in film.
~By Shane West ~


The partnership over the 28 years we had the company afforded him the opportunity to experiment and live his life as an artist and a label honcho and do what he wanted to do. It afforded me the same opportunity.
~By Jerry Moss ~


I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.
~By Kofi Annan ~


I'm so happy to be able to give kids the opportunity to learn about amazing world of dance and music that I've have been lucky enough to make such a big part of my own life.
~By Britney Spears ~


I was really excited to have the opportunity to make Fiddler.
~By Norman Jewison ~


It's better to get smart than to get mad. I try not to get so insulted that I will not take advantage of an opportunity to persuade people to change their minds.
~By John H. Johnson ~


I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me. There's no better time to try this than now.
~By Michael Phelps ~


I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly.
~By Roger Ebert ~


At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair. Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out, there is more of an opportunity.
~By Marla Sokoloff ~


Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard, bristling Indian tribes?
~By Edward Hoagland ~


So when I read this story, it unlocked a volcano of unanswered questions, because the questions had never been asked. It was an opportunity to come to terms with the lot of repressed history - and history of repression.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes.
~By Peter Arnett ~


All the directors that I've had the opportunity to work with are fantastic.
~By Will Friedle ~


It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work.
~By Hugh Newell Jacobsen ~


We now have an opportunity, though, to do something we didn't do in the industrial age, and that is to get a leg up on this, to bring the public in quickly, to have an informed debate.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people.
~By Joe Baca ~


No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.
~By William James ~


I was more excited than scared, at the opportunity to work in an English movie.
~By Aishwarya Rai ~


Opportunity makes a thief.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it.
~By Jacqueline Cochran ~


I was just absolutely exhausted. The media said I've been treated for a nervous breakdown. All that stuff I just took as people taking the opportunity when you're down to give you a kick.
~By John Hewson ~


I'm a happy camper because by doing this I have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of research.
~By Geraldine Ferraro ~


Dark economic clouds are dissipating into an emerging blue sky of opportunity.
~By Rick Perry ~


I was a starter and did some good things there, and then I got a chance to prove myself as a closer. Because of that opportunity, I was blessed with the honor of being elected to the Hall of Fame.
~By Dennis Eckersley ~


In digital world, sport provides opportunity to bring people together.
~By Edwin Moses ~


I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.
~By Martin Lawrence ~


If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach.
~By Margaret Cho ~


If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


There's no one actor in particular that I want to model my career after, except for the people who have been able to keep their career varied and who choose things that interest them. That opportunity is all I really want.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


Arafat's departure has created an awesome opportunity.
~By Joe Biden ~


Many times, people attack the well-to-do people. They see an opportunity.
~By Jessica Hahn ~


The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax, and as such every individual of the social order should be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


I'm for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe.
~By Al Lewis ~


Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.
~By Joe Baca ~


I have no great urge to be minister of this or minister of that, but instead would feel incredible blessed to have the opportunity to be a champion for a constituency and fight for their cause.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


I'd love to have the opportunity to sing in a Disney movie.
~By Moira Kelly ~


I like the opportunity to travel the world and work in close company with other people.
~By Marc Garneau ~


We need a new Latin American policy that is bold - different. We need to focus on building civil society, focus on the lack of infrastructure. We need look at ways to foster economic opportunity.There needs to be a more comprehensive economic vision in the region.
~By Mel Martinez ~


With a lot of kids in the business, the parents get as twisted as they do, and there's a lot of opportunities to go their own way, but anyone has that opportunity.
~By Tina Yothers ~


People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~


Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs.
~By Ron D. Burton ~


There are always new things to experience, internalize then write about. This process is ongoing with me. It never stops. The opportunity to reach new audiences with all of the music that we have made is thrilling.
~By Graham Nash ~


Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly.
~By Chuck Hagel ~


Change brings opportunity.
~By Nido Qubein ~


It's wonderful to have the most important thing in the world there first thing in the morning. And especially in this business, where the opportunity to think everything is about you is there every day, now I really know that it isn't all about me.
~By Kate Beckinsale ~


By channeling my inner heiress, I created a new opportunity for young heiresses.
~By Paris Hilton ~


Wanting to be in a Western film won't get me very far. Unless the opportunity arose, it doesn't matter how much I want to be in one. But if an opportunity did arise, no actor would pass it up.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


More than forty years of Communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe resulted in an unhappy and artificial division of Europe. It is this dark chapter of European history that we now have the opportunity to close.
~By Anders Fogh Rasmussen ~


Even today, skiffle is a defining part of my music. If I get the opportunity to just have a jam, skiffle is what I love to play.
~By Van Morrison ~


The American dream, to me, means having the opportunity to achieve, because I don't think you should be guaranteed anything other than opportunity.
~By Lenny Wilkens ~


No police department should hire more quickly than they can assimilate the people that they bring in, and we did. I take responsibility for it. It was the first opportunity I had to hire, and I wanted to do it, and I take responsibility.
~By Daryl Gates ~


They missed a great opportunity to shut up.
~By Jacques Chirac ~


We need to take advantage of the opportunity we have now to create a vision and become great.
~By Christine Gregoire ~


With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly.
~By Gordon Moore ~


One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible, and not by having the least possible opportunity to do so.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined with the maximum opportunity for displaying it.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


The international community should treat this as a window of opportunity to ramp up preparedness and response.
~By Margaret Chan ~


The labour movement had the best opportunity in 50 years to transform not merely an industrial situation and win an important battle for workers in struggle, but an opportunity to change the government of the day.
~By Arthur Scargill ~


The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


It seems like the opportunity just increases exponentially. There doesn't seem to be much stopping.
~By Martin Mull ~


Through this additional support, we must renew our commitment to provide talented young people with the opportunity to build scientific careers based on their curiosity, the same opportunity that was provided to me when I began my work.
~By Kenneth G. Wilson ~


I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!
~By Anna Neagle ~


The true privilege of being Mayor is that I have the opportunity to be everyone's neighbor.
~By Thomas Menino ~


I am fully committed to Hannah Montana. It's what gave me this amazing opportunity to reach out to so many people. I'm really excited about our new season. We are making great new episodes that I can't wait for our fans to see and I'm looking forward to the "Hannah Montana" movie that will be out in the spring.
~By Miley Cyrus ~


If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
~By Clay Aiken ~


So, in the course of events, I had an opportunity to come in contact with Colin Matthews, through the Rex Foundation sponsoring recordings of various music that was being recorded over there.
~By Phil Lesh ~


I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.
~By Helen Suzman ~

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January 24 ,2021
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