Opportunity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opportunity

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


Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images.
~By Steven Bochco ~


Green-tech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century.
~By John Doerr ~


For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma.
~By Brad Henry ~


Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council.
~By Kofi Annan ~


I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all.
~By Rowan Atkinson ~


Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
~By Mwai Kibaki ~


Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


When we make mistakes, say, I'm blessed that I have an opportunity to learn from this.
~By Holly Near ~


Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


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


So, practice, particularly after you've attained a job, any kind of job, like playing with a four piece band, that's... an opportunity to develop.
~By Buddy Rich ~


I think the federal government really should be supporting Louisiana and ensuring that every person from that area has an opportunity to vote on what will occur in the area.
~By Stephanie Tubbs Jones ~


Certainly other things we can do, we gotta promote after-school employment, give kids an opportunity, raising the minimum wage was part of that, we can't expect that young people are going to feel they can make a living out there for such low wages.
~By Matt Gonzalez ~


Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That's what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession.
~By Joan Allen ~


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


Never surrender opportunity for security.
~By Branch Rickey ~


If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
~By Tom Peters ~


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 ~


You have to give people the opportunity to prove themselves.
~By Richard Masur ~


I expected to get drafted. I knew that I wouldn't get drafted on that first day due to the fact that not a lot of people had the opportunity to see me play much.
~By Nick Ferguson ~


Though I was not a belligerent kid, I do not think I ever passed up a good opportunity to fight.
~By Gene Tunney ~


In Japan itself there have all along been attempts by some to obliterate the article about renunciation of war from the Constitution and for this purpose they have taken every opportunity to make use of pressures from abroad.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Even I had no opportunity to conduct very many concerts after World War II.
~By Kurt Masur ~


More than 10,000 ballots in Miami-Dade County have been rejected by some machine without any opportunity for a human being to take a look. That is just not right.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


There was a queen that was overthrown here. So I was affected by all of that and felt profoundly grateful for the opportunity to live in Hawaii, and I set out at once to try to fit in.
~By Neil Abercrombie ~


Don't get yourself in certain circumstances or instances, because it's not a good feeling to be sitting in that chair where you've got 12 people that are in control of your life. You have an opportunity to be in control of your life for yourself by the decisions that you make.
~By Puff Daddy ~


Unfortunately, I ended up kind of getting sadly duped, in a way. I haven't had an agent in 10 years, and now I'm doing some of the most interesting films I've ever had an opportunity to play in.
~By Daryl Hannah ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think that the opportunity to be a kid another year and not have to not worry about the responsibilities of paying bills, and worry about getting an agent and worry about getting an accountant was important.
~By Jason Williams ~


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 ~


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 ~


The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different-to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.
~By John Fischer ~


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


Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.
~By Fred Rogers ~


Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq's future and not a part of Iraq's past.
~By Peter Pace ~


I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way.
~By Martha Beck ~


We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations of the world are witness, to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government by India as soon as hostilities are over. I repeat that that is beyond doubt.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent.
~By Karl Kraus ~


The reality is we talk a lot about it, but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it, and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals.
~By Harold Ford ~


Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
~By George Eliot ~


We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity.
~By Isadora Duncan ~


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 ~


Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


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


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 ~


I think we ought to ban earmarks. I think we ought to give citizens the opportunity to designate up to 10 percent of their federal income tax toward debt reduction. If we did that, we would reduce our debt by $95 billion a year.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


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


In coming to the Congress as a new Member and becoming a fellow Blue Dog, we have had an opportunity to share and really spend a great deal of time in examining the challenges that our Nation finds itself in in getting its fiscal house in order.
~By Jim Costa ~


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 ~


The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.
~By Sun Tzu ~


We have the largest economy and the strongest military in the world. Our core values of freedom and opportunity are ascendant around the globe.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed.
~By Lynn Swann ~


I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities.
~By Clay Aiken ~


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


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 ~


But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty.
~By Donald Evans ~


I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
~By Samuel Goldwyn ~


When there's an opportunity to do more, we must.
~By Betty Buckley ~


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


I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job.
~By Donovan Bailey ~


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


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 ~


Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
~By Hippocrates ~


When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins.
~By Donald Johanson ~


But I certainly know a lot of people that existed at that level and are always kind of pining for more, always thinking that the next big break, the next opportunity, the big role are just around the corner of the next audition.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


I prefer working on films. I like the variety. There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then playing someone sweet for the next two. Films give you this opportunity.
~By Amy Weber ~


In this new century, our commitment to family and to faith, to community and opportunity, to freedom and to hope, will be the light that shines to lead us forward.
~By Bill Owens ~


Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


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


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 ~


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


When when my first feature opportunity came along, I wasn't prepared, but we did it in about 17 days.
~By Richard Donner ~


May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.
~By Peter Marshall ~


Sometimes failure isn't an opportunity in disguise, it's just you.
~By Doug Coupland ~


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 ~


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


I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school education is the opportunity to care for the material and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere.
~By Mark Foley ~


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


Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
~By Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. ~


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 ~


The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
~By Winston Churchill ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so.
~By Doris Lessing ~


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 ~


Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change.
~By Ramsey Clark ~


Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.
~By Ernie Fletcher ~


The only way to ensure that our promise to provide every opportunity for students with disabilities, and help them achieve their full potential, is to give our schools the dollars they need.
~By Gordon Smith ~


Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


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


Inside every adult there's still a child that lingers. We're happiness merchants - giving people the opportunity to dream like children.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


I think you should make more movies, more musicals. I think the public deserves that. I think this country deserves to be able to get out and foster that talent. Give them an opportunity to become stars. I think the whole idea is wonderful.
~By Donald O'Connor ~

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