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We live in a land like no other - a land of freedom and opportunity unparalleled on the face of the globe.
~By Bob Taft ~


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 ~


Accordingly, it is our task to ensure that the Government formulates policies that foster the continued development of the IT sector while also providing for citizens' access to technology and opportunity for economic advancement.
~By Tim Holden ~


I cannot let this opportunity pass without placing on record how much I have enjoyed my cricket with Kent.
~By Frank Woolley ~


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 ~


With the success of a show, you get an opportunity to call attention to things that you believe in.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The worlds I paint leave a lot to engage the imagination by hinting at what lies beyond the four edges of the painting. I think getting beyond the four edges of an opportunity or challenge is one of the basic skills you need in business.
~By Thomas Kinkade ~


Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that.
~By Anthony Anderson ~


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 ~


People don't understand rural America. Sixteen percent of our population is rural, but 40 percent of our military is rural. I don't believe that's because of a lack of opportunity in rural America. I believe that's because if you grow up in rural America, you know you can't just keep taking from the land. You've got to give something back.
~By Tom Vilsack ~


Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.
~By Ted Hughes ~


Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity.
~By Alcaeus ~


Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that.
~By Erykah Badu ~


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 ~


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


But I never had that commercial opportunity to be played on the radio, so how could I be popular?
~By Luther Allison ~


I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student.
~By Edward Zwick ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment.
~By Marshall Field ~


Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered.
~By Abdallah II ~


Perhaps that is why the novel flourished in England. You had these communities that would stay put and people would see one another all the time and cause one another to change and have the opportunity to observe the changes over time.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


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


It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


When ye are prepared for a thing, the opportunity to use it presents itself.
~By Edgar Cayce ~


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 just want the opportunity to continue to do great films, play great characters and work with great people.
~By Moira Kelly ~


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 ~


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 ~


Personally I had the opportunity to go on several ride alongs with the LA County Sheriff's Department with some amazing detectives, who were invaluable to me.
~By Nancy McKeon ~


The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


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 ~


For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to 'mince about' was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of!
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


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


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 ~


Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act.
~By Dave Freudenthal ~


The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair access and fair opportunity. This is not equality of result. It's equality of opportunity. There's a fundamental difference.
~By Robert Reich ~


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 ~


I don't know if I would've had the opportunity to be on 'Wizards of Waverly Place' if it weren't for my heritage. I realize everybody wants what they don't have. But at the end of the day, what you have inside is much more beautiful than what's on the outside!
~By Selena Gomez ~


The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
~By Jonas Salk ~


Opportunity makes a thief.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks.
~By Charlize Theron ~


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 ~


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 ~


It was just crazy opportunity to see that whole world and the competitions that we had in the film, like Long Beach, it was just crazy and so much fun. I felt like I lived all those moments in the movie.
~By John Robinson ~


The whole thing about acting, the draw for me, is the opportunity to do things you don't get to do in real life.
~By Benjamin Bratt ~


We went into that knowing that we were never going to sell a major record 'cause we didn't sound like these bands, so I just thought this was an opportunity for us to make the kind of records that we wanted and make some money at the same time.
~By Buzz Osborne ~


Keep courage. Whatever you do, do not feel sorry for yourself. You will win in a great age of opportunity.
~By Richard L. Evans ~


I'm interested in giving business an opportunity by improving the tax environment to invest and grow with Pennsylvania, to expand and put more money in capital investment and creating jobs.
~By Ed Rendell ~


Everyone should have the same opportunity, and in many areas that's not the case because programs are built around the elite.
~By Bobby Orr ~


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 ~


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


Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration.
~By Bill Frist ~


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 ~


So I'm still doing my best to stay in shape and hope that opportunity will come back to me.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


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 ~


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 ~


It... is the best opportunity we've had in the last 25 years to bring about a settlement in Northern Ireland, and I think we should leave no stone unturned to achieve that.
~By Dick Spring ~


I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin.
~By Bess Truman ~


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


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 ~


Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
~By Saint Augustine ~


Now is the time to draw a clean, clear, bright line and say if you are engaging in speech over the Internet you do not have to check with your lawyer or your accountant. You are a free American, and you have the opportunity to engage in free speech over the Internet.
~By John Doolittle ~


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


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 ~


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


At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.
~By Arnie Duncan ~


If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
~By Milton Berle ~


I'm very, very bullish about our prospects, and as I tell our board, as I tell our employees, this is the time to invest. There's so much opportunity. Let's just invest in that opportunity, and really get after it.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people: equality and opportunity for all. Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation, these were an ideal.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


The magic was in the Marshall Plan itself. It provided an opportunity for appealing and constructive work. In a sense, the mission chiefs were given the opportunity to help act as architects for the new Europe that was envisioned.
~By Paul Hoffman ~


We think the managed security services opportunity is enormous and so we have been an active participant and probably the largest firm in this space outside of an IBM or EDS, which does large outsourcing contracts.
~By John W. Thompson ~


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


We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.
~By Dan Quayle ~


Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life, no matter what the project.
~By Bill Owens ~


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


I've got the god given talent or the god given opportunity better put, to let that out in a harmless way you know, and I don't know what it does to you, I don't really know.
~By Eric Clapton ~


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 ~


I had an opportunity with Baltimore to make it to the World Series, and that didn't happen.
~By Bobby Bonilla ~


Especially in the realm of bringing an opportunity to do something creative to people, as I said, who wouldn't ordinarily have that opportunity. I think that's very important.
~By Phil Lesh ~


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 ~


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


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


I actually turned down an opportunity for a private interview with Adolph Hitler.
~By Dorothy Kilgallen ~


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 ~


The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.
~By Voltaire ~


If you knew the upward mobility that South Dakota's kids have gotten from the opportunity to intern and to work and to be employed and to have upward mobility in that company and move on, it's been phenomenal for South Dakota.
~By Bill Janklow ~


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 ~


Because the better an organization is at fulfilling its purpose, the more it attracts people who see the organization as an opportunity to advance themselves.
~By Robert Shea ~


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 think it's very clear that the American people are frustrated with this move toward socialism. And so whether you're back or white, if you believe that the conservative construct is in the best interest of our future, than you too would be voting with Republicans, and if you had the opportunity to run you'd join us as well.
~By Tim Scott ~


We will be drawing down some troops. If the president wants to try to turn that into the beginning of a success, he actually, I think, has some opportunity.
~By Stuart Rothenberg ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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