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Opportunity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opportunity

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


Ability is nothing without opportunity.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.
~By Jack Welch ~


We feel really blessed to have been asked to come here, and to have the opportunity for our family to be able to look into the eyes of these people, and in some way help.
~By Connie Sellecca ~


You can't always wait for the guys at the top. Every manager at every level in the organization has an opportunity, big or small, to do something. Every manager's got some sphere of autonomy. Don't pass the buck up the line.
~By Bob Anderson ~


Don't compare me to Babe Ruth. God gave me the opportunity and the ability to be here at the right time, at the right moment, just like he gave Babe Ruth when he was playing. I just hope I can keep doing what I've been doing - keep taking care of business.
~By Sammy Sosa ~


But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Change brings opportunity.
~By Nido Qubein ~


Ever since the first 'American Pie,' I've always been happy to just have an opportunity, I just didn't think it was going to be with comedies. Now I really like it.
~By Sean William Scott ~


The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave him every opportunity to explain himself.
~By Martin Bashir ~


Our job is to make manifest the story, to be it. In a sense, the theatre is such a big star itself, bigger than any Shakespearean actor I could hire, that we should take the opportunity to fill it with voice and verse and movement, not interpretation.
~By Mark Rylance ~


We must never forget that it is the private sector - not government - that is the engine of economic opportunity. Businesses, particularly small businesses, flourish and can provide good jobs when government acts as a productive partner.
~By Bill Richardson ~


My visit this autumn is an opportunity to continue that rich tradition of visits between Canterbury and Rome.
~By Rowan Williams ~


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 ~


We are in a good position and should not squander the opportunity to o the right thing.
~By Dennis Moore ~


We discussed the history of postwar Japan and how Japan had missed an opportunity to build a more functional democracy because of the focus on fighting communism driven in large part by the American occupation.
~By Joichi Ito ~


Sometimes those fears creep into the back of your head, but then you slap yourself and think, 'Oh, woe is me! People actually like me.' What a silly thing to worry about. This is a huge opportunity, and I'm excited.
~By Ben McKenzie ~


The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


We feel that, with Sidney, we have a great opportunity over the next few years to put a great team on the ice. We're prepared to lose some money along the way. Eventually we're going to need some help.
~By Mario Lemieux ~


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 ~


I think I write fiction for the opportunity to get beyond the limits of my own life.
~By Wally Lamb ~


Hill Street Blues gave me an opportunity to work with an ensemble cast of people whose work I admired.
~By Steven Bochco ~


Do we believe that there is equal economic opportunity out there in the real world, right now, for each and every one of these groups? If we believed in the tooth fairy, if we believed in the Easter Bunny, we might well believe that.
~By William Weld ~


Returning to South Carolina meant getting a normal job in a normal town with normal people and marrying a normal person. I wanted the glamour and opportunity of the world.
~By Donna Rice ~


I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.
~By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~


The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
~By Lewis Grizzard ~


I believe in professionalism, but playing is not like a job. You have to be grateful to have the opportunity to play.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


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 ~


Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.
~By David Sarnoff ~


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 ~


Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


If someone wants to sticker a record for whatever reason, that's fine. But once it affects someone's opportunity to, you know, get that record, then I have a problem with it.
~By Scott Ian ~


Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
~By Jim Rohn ~


We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond.
~By Jim Jeffords ~


You know, there are a lot of would-be governors of Texas sitting around today who never took the opportunity to get into a race when the time was right.
~By Laura Bush ~


Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
~By Irving Kristol ~


A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't get the opportunity to be shown. Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided, and I feel like it's such a colorful world.
~By Alicia Keys ~


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 ~


The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


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


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 gravitated to acting out of a mixture of instinct, naivete and opportunity.
~By Jeffrey Combs ~


Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


Roger Corman exploited all of the young people who worked for him, but he really gave you responsibility and opportunity. So it was kind of a fair deal.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


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 ~


The 1957 crisis in Little Rock, brought about by the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, was a huge part of the march toward freedom and opportunity in America.
~By Vic Snyder ~


There should be a moral principle there that says, let's green the ghetto first. Let's go to those communities where they have the least ability to pay for that retrofit and make sure they get that help, make sure they get that support. And give the young people standing on those corners the opportunity to put down those handguns and pick up some caulking guns and be a part of the solution.
~By Van Jones ~


For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes.
~By Dick Wolf ~


Now I'm a painter. That was another opportunity I was able to pursue, I've been painting all my life, now it's become a second career because of my success in the movies.
~By Tony Curtis ~


It was an exciting time for me personally because the number of times I've been to the playoffs, that was the opportunity to obtain the first ring. That was special, that's for sure.
~By Roger Clemens ~


I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world.
~By Richard Lugar ~


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 ~


We also have a real opportunity to join NATO.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


I think the value of venues like CNBC is that they give investors an opportunity to reevaluate the situation minute by minute, but maybe we don't need to follow the market so closely.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


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


We thank thee for this opportunity to show our love for these heroes who have accomplished such wonders for the beloved United States, which was founded by noble and inspired men.
~By Lorenzo Snow ~


Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the purpose of our politics is to expand them, for all our people.
~By Ed Miliband ~


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


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 ~


That said, I should also add that I learned a great deal from being allowed in these privileged circles and am grateful for the opportunity to have worked closely with some of the most powerful and successful people in the business including Steven Spielberg and Ted Turner.
~By Douglas Wood ~


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 ~


A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Anything that gives us new knowledge gives us an opportunity to be more rational.
~By Herbert Simon ~


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 ~


For me, I'm just trying to be the best at what I do. I'll wave an Asian American flag if I get that opportunity. I'm not hiding or trying to discredit my background or anything, I just haven't had the opportunity.
~By Chad Hugo ~


There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then turning around and playing someone sweet. Films give you this opportunity.
~By Amy Weber ~


Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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 ~


Music allows the great opportunity to play with people who turned you on and you love.
~By Herbie Mann ~


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 ~


I stand before you today because this vision of government as the engine of opportunity is what I believe in.
~By Eliot Spitzer ~


The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
~By Helen Rowland ~


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 ~


Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


So I had the opportunity to do what the kids in the Hershey program do, except that the Hershey program lets them do it on such a larger scale, with the regional and national competitions.
~By Rafer Johnson ~


Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
~By King Edward VIII ~


Yes, many immigrants cherish the value of choice and opportunity and the value of education more than 7th or 8th generation Americans.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


It's well known by now that I had a special need to get Maureen's goat when ever the opportunity presented itself. I was a boy and she was the enemy... a girl.
~By Christopher Knight ~


My parents came to the United States in the early years of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World.
~By Daniel Nathans ~


The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity - and an obligation - to help them turn this desire into reality.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


Feminists have confused opportunity with outcome.
~By Warren Farrell ~


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 ~


I had the opportunity to be around my kids a lot. I guess I could have kept working, but I had them when I was 47. You only get to see all this stuff once. I just chose to work at home and watch them.
~By Bob Seger ~


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 spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics.
~By Sidney Altman ~


Our planes should be full, which among other things means we have a golden opportunity... to build on the momentum reflected in the financial results we are reporting today.
~By Gerard Arpey ~


It's nice to have the opportunity to play for so much money, but it's nicer to win it.
~By Paul Bryant ~


In the coming year, I believe we can make sure America lives up to its legacy as a land of opportunity if the President is willing to back up his rhetoric with substance.
~By Ron Kind ~


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


The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
~By Peter Drucker ~


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 ~


I think the show has sort of given me a name in this business and allowed a lot of people the opportunity to see what I can do, and it's just sort of like a sweet starting point.
~By Shiri Appleby ~


It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
~By Mike Huckabee ~


This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
~By Al Capone ~


But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.
~By Nick Lampson ~


I was grateful for the opportunity to make a difference. The political violence really started in 1970-1971. The political difficulties start a little bit beyond that.
~By John Hume ~


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


I was rather disappointed, because the one thing I wanted to gain from that opportunity was to add something to his music, and have him add something to mine.
~By Michael Nyman ~

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