Opportunity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opportunity

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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 ~


The only thing worse than an opportunity you don't deserve is blowing an opportunity.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


The Wellcome Foundation offered me the chance to establish a small academic research unit, modestly funded, but with total independence. The real opportunity, however, came from King's College, London.
~By James W. Black ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.
~By Bob Feller ~


In the best of all possible worlds, February 14 is a pleasant and sentimental opportunity to lavish your partner with attention or move your relationship to the next level.
~By Pepper Schwartz ~


It's a good feeling to see the kids try to make it, try to get to the big leagues. Everyone here has an opportunity to achieve his dream. I was lucky I was able to achieve my dream.
~By Tony Oliva ~


I'll tell you what I did need to learn was tolerance, and I think I've been actually given a daily opportunity to practice that, and it's - it's - and I know that that sounds almost like a backhanded slap, and it is in a way because I haven't been successful at it every day.
~By Mel Gibson ~


The President today once again took the opportunity to reiterate his old, failed national security strategies and present them to the American people as new, dynamic ideas intended to better protect the American people.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


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 ~


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


The people of Iraq are grateful for what the people of the United States of America and our armed forces and our coalition forces are giving them the opportunity to do.
~By Johnny Isakson ~


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


It's very warm there, so we were outdoors all the time. The local people had programs for us year-round, where as kids we had the opportunity to play football, basketball, baseball, track and field - we just went from one sport to the next, year-round.
~By Rafer Johnson ~


We think there's a huge opportunity in smaller vehicles. Smaller vehicles done in an American way.
~By Freeman Thomas ~


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


We all know that change is inevitable. It provides us with a challenge and an opportunity to grow and improve and to attract new members with new ideas.
~By Ron D. Burton ~


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


The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
~By Tony Robbins ~


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


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 ~


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


If we have major geographic areas within our continent that have a tremendous lack of economic opportunity, we found that that is going to produce instability _ economic, political and social.
~By William Weld ~


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


That's my opportunity to hide behind that old lady and say what I want to say.
~By Vicki Lawrence ~


He who speaks evil only differs from his who does evil in that he lacks opportunity.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


Freedom from militarism will give the German people the opportunity, if they will but seize it, to apply their great energies and abilities to the works of peace.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Change brings opportunity.
~By Nido Qubein ~


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


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


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 ~


A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
~By Bill Owens ~


The same tools we need to use to keep this country safe by bringing terrorists to justice, because I guarantee you, if they have the opportunity and the means, they will take American lives.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


Mos Def is one of the most creative, intelligent human beings I've had the opportunity to work with. He is fun. The entire time, he would go in and out of different characters, just for the fun of it. Awesome energy.
~By Jill Scott ~


I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
~By Earl Warren ~


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


I think it's a tremendous opportunity, particularly given the complexion of the overall voter structure in California. It's very hard for a Republican to get elected.
~By Mike Curb ~


Inside of every problem lies an opportunity.
~By Robert Kiyosaki ~


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


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 ~


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


The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
~By Brian Tracy ~


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


Video games are so popular these days, getting the opportunity to star in one is something special. More people should do it.
~By Carrot Top ~


From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opportunity, I am likely to treat matters of greater importance.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 so wanted to perform, and I grasped every opportunity.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


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 ~


Once you win a National Championship, how do you do that again? How do you get the passion to do that again? We won it again right away, the next year. A lot of it had to do with the fact that I didn't give myself an opportunity to enjoy the first one.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community.
~By Chris Van Hollen ~


Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
~By Henry Ford ~


My training as an engineer has enabled me to design the stuff, but the reason I do it is not to make music but for the opportunity to work with musicians.
~By Robert Moog ~


Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one's mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes.
~By Alice Foote MacDougall ~


The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
~By John Burroughs ~


I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


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


The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women have risen in the business world. America can be proud of our equal-opportunity prosecution and conviction.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


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 ~


In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity, we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science.
~By Kenny Marchant ~


I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that. I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can for as long as I have an opportunity to.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


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


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 ~


Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out.
~By Joan Collins ~


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 ~


It is my really sincere desire that we get an opportunity to play long enough for people to really grab on and become fans, because I think it's a great project.
~By Ron Glass ~


My most ardent desire is that my country will recapture its historic opportunity for a peaceful evolution and that Poland will prove to the world that even the most complex situations can be solved by a dialogue and not by force.
~By Lech Walesa ~


Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. 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 ~


And over the last ten years, after my work with the Brodsky Quartet, I had the opportunity to write arrangements for chamber group, chamber orchestra, jazz orchestra, symphony orchestra even.
~By Elvis Costello ~


I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it.
~By Denzel Washington ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


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


I love playing Jim. I love working with this cast and the opportunity to come back and work with them again was just way too appealing for me. Also, I think this is a great way to wrap up the franchise.
~By Jason Biggs ~


One has to be foolish or irredeemably stupid to believe that anything good can come to Europe from the land of presumed opportunity.
~By Julius Streicher ~


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 ~


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


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 thought I had a great opportunity when I started doing my comic book in 1972. I thought there was so much territory to work in.
~By Harvey Pekar ~

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