Opportunity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opportunity

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Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
~By Kyle Chandler ~


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 ~


There is something I feel when I animate something; you can never really understand the character you're animating unless you've had the opportunity to turn it around. Once you've done that, you know it is a three-dimensional object.
~By Marc Davis ~


People are dying who haven't had that opportunity to say yes to the Lord.
~By Michael Scott ~


People were concerned about national security, and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy, education and health care.
~By Tom Daschle ~


My vision for Kentucky is a Commonwealth where there is so much economic opportunity, and our quality of life is so high, that people who are born here can stay here, and people who aren't fortunate enough to be born in Kentucky, can look forward to locating here.
~By Ernie Fletcher ~


The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics.
~By Michael Burgess ~


The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself.
~By Florence Nightingale ~


I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that.
~By Campbell Scott ~


Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much needed revenues for colleges and universities, but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world.
~By Richard Lugar ~


I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that's what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it.
~By Roger Clemens ~


I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


As co-chair of the Iraqi Women's Caucus in the House, I've enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with and hear from Iraqi women elected to serve in the new National Assembly.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.
~By Sofia Kovalevskaya ~


The opportunity to record the song came when Phil Collins' record label, Atlantic, was doing a tribute album to him and they asked all these different artists to do renditions of his songs.
~By Deborah Cox ~


Opportunity knocks, but doesn't always answer to its name.
~By Mason Cooley ~


All of us aspire to give our children something more, leave a country to our children that is a better one, a stronger one, with better jobs and growth and opportunity.
~By Byron Dorgan ~


Up until now, I had ideas that I wanted to try but didn't have the opportunity to do them.
~By Namie Amuro ~


Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


Mobile entertainment is a huge opportunity. We are committed to mobile just as much as we are to PCs.
~By Rob Glaser ~


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


I've always acknowledged my debt to Hammer. I've always said I'm very grateful to them. They gave me this great opportunity, made me a well known face all over the world for which I am profoundly grateful.
~By Christopher Lee ~


Men still get a lot more opportunity. It is still a big part of the old boy network. They have more companies they can get money from.
~By Billie Jean King ~


The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
~By Benazir Bhutto ~


Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the important need to make higher education more affordable and easier to access for low and middle-income students.
~By Ron Lewis ~


I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity of travelling across this country and enduring all the classic situations that go with talking to people.
~By Barbara Amiel ~


Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


I loved the opportunity to play for the Yankees, too.
~By Bert Campaneris ~


And if you had an, an opportunity to have a hot meal, you did. That was the cook. But you didn't stop and say, This is dinnertime and Oh wait it's five o'clock, it's time to eat for supper.
~By Howard Bailey ~


Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done!
~By Jerry Brown ~


I have seen that the American Dream is a reality - and I would love to feel the British Dream is also a reality. To enable that, we have to bring back some common sense and encourage family values, a proper sense of justice and make people believe they have a decent chance to build a business or career for themselves. I see this moment as a fantastic opportunity to restore this, because I believe Britain Has Talent.
~By Simon Cowell ~


Sometimes I wondered whether I hadn't let my career get confined to one direction, but lately I've decided to accept the fact that I have this opportunity to be successful doing comedies.
~By Ben Stiller ~


What has made America great have been the opportunities given to everyone in this country. Since our founding, individuals and families have come to America to seek freedom, opportunity and the choice for a better life.
~By Cathy McMorris ~


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 ~


The movies that made me want to make movies were action movies, and thrillers, and Kurosawa films, you know, where you have an opportunity every day to shoot it in an unusual way. I was looking for something like that.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


Change brings opportunity.
~By Nido Qubein ~


When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose.
~By Abdallah II ~


As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on a number of archeological digs. So I had experience excavating, digging up remains of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest.
~By Donald Johanson ~


Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
~By Robert Collier ~


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 ~


The thing about Duran... that gives you the ability to bring all that opportunity back into your life.
~By Andy Taylor ~


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 believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


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


But I am committed to keeping this city a strong and viable center for commerce and industry, for continuing to make it a place of opportunity for its citizens.
~By Jane Byrne ~


Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time.
~By Jerzy Kosinski ~


Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Being a human being is all about experiencing all of the wonders of the world and therefore as an actress, I'm open to any opportunity that may enrich my horizon.
~By Sarah Polley ~


It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.
~By Dave Barry ~


Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


The opportunity, number one, to work with Ang Lee is an amazing thing for me.
~By Sam Elliott ~


Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and capitalise on it.
~By Anthony Anderson ~


If a woman did not work and have the opportunity to save and invest on her own throughout her lifetime, she is often totally reliant on her family and Social Security for her retirement years.
~By Ginny B. Waite ~


Certainly I get a lot personally out of it as well, there's the recognition and things like that but mostly I try to take that as an opportunity to explain why I hope we could see more projects like Apache out there and why it's a good thing for society.
~By Brian Behlendorf ~


To me, success is choice and opportunity.
~By Harrison Ford ~


Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.
~By Mae West ~


Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to.
~By Ethan Coen ~


And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned, it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be... well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I've known for years are all in the industry together.
~By Jon Secada ~


I chose Tennessee because I thought they'd give me an opportunity to play.
~By Jamal Lewis ~


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


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 ~


Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth.
~By Tom Barrett ~


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 ~


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


I like to connect to people in the virtual world, exchanging thoughts and ideas, when in the physical world we might never have the opportunity to cross paths.
~By Demi Moore ~


We've got a support system that gives our players a wonderful opportunity to graduate. If they go to class and give good effort, they can graduate from this school, and I believe that's important when you go out recruiting.
~By Steve Spurrier ~


I have never had the opportunity to play in England, so I know little about it.
~By Zinedine Zidane ~


Opportunity makes a thief.
~By Francis Bacon ~


By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation.
~By Christopher Dodd ~


Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
~By Peter Drucker ~


Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


I wait for the next opportunity to have something to do with food. If I get rested, my mind just starts creating new dishes - click, click, click.
~By Paul Prudhomme ~


What the war did was give me the opportunity of three years of continuous reading, and it was in the course of reading that I became convinced that I should become an economist.
~By Douglass North ~


I wish I knew what was next. I got this movie without planning to. I'm really excited to be continuing in film because it's a great job but I have my portfolio and resume for any other opportunity.
~By Colleen Haskell ~


I would hope this experience would help me if that NFL opportunity were to arise. But I also know that it's a totally different league. There's a lot more to it.
~By John Elway ~


I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script.
~By Angela Bassett ~


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 ~


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


Sometimes I would like the opportunity to do character-driven comedy and that's really what I was trying to do in Meet The Parents. I think in a way this is a more old fashioned type of comedy.
~By Jay Roach ~


Every week it's another opportunity to really make that work and figure out how to make it work better. And I love that it's like theater, too, and the audience, and it's so short. It's only 20 minutes. It's like a haiku or something.
~By Joan Cusack ~


What does it mean to be an American? While each of us may have our own specific answer to that question, we likely can agree on the basic principles of America: freedom, equal opportunity, and rights accompanied by responsibilities.
~By Ben Nelson ~


Let us seize the special opportunity that is ours to act boldly and decisively at a time when the eyes of our fellow citizens, both present and future, are upon us.
~By Bob Taft ~


The opportunity for an entrepreneur to start a company from scratch today is abysmal.
~By David Geffen ~


The educator and the public need to have an opportunity to discuss why certain art is important.
~By David Elliott ~


Renewable ethanol represents a clear opportunity to grow a significant portion of our own fuel locally and begin to break the hold imported fuels have on us.
~By Mike May ~


One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


On the Wednesday evening - that is, the day I saw her Majesty on this particular point - I had the opportunity of conferring with all those whom I proposed to submit to her Majesty as Ministers.
~By Robert Peel ~


They gave me a second opportunity and 45 years later I'm still here.
~By Tony Oliva ~


The opportunity is often lost by deliberating.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


In my opinion, a master is morally obliged to seize every sort of opportunity and to try to solve the problems of the position without fear of some simplifications.
~By Alexander Alekhine ~


All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don't. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.
~By Robert Kennedy ~


If I had it all to do over again, I would do most all things differently. However, how would I know that if, I had not had the opportunity to do them the first time.
~By Janice Markowitz ~


I was drafted and went to Korea where I had an opportunity to create a production team that did dramatic and comedy shows. I had also done a little disc jockeying.
~By Casey Kasum ~


Ability is nothing without opportunity.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


The developers, if they decide to move a tortoise, have to pay the long-term costs for enhancing the areas that take care of the tortoise, and it gives us the opportunity to manage an area that is going to be protected.
~By Gale Norton ~


It's hard to get a film, you know, you need a very special film to be able to get that experimental. But, I would love to see that happen. I would love the opportunity to be more experimental than I am.
~By Danny Elfman ~

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