Opportunity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opportunity

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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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


Don't get too comfortable with who you are at any given time - you may miss the opportunity to become who you want to be.
~By Jon Bon Jovi ~


Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Igby was a really good opportunity for me to grow up. The cast was great.
~By Kieran Culkin ~


I am looking forward to being part of the E! team. This unique opportunity allows my company to take the next step in providing multimedia content.
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


I have committed my life to helping the poor, and I believe that if more companies followed Wal-Mart's lead in providing opportunity and savings to those who need it most, more Americans battling poverty would realize the American dream.
~By Andrew Young ~


In 2005 we have a once in a generation opportunity to deliver a modern Marshall plan for the developing world.
~By Gordon Brown ~


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 ~


If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. a lot of people don't appreciate the moment until it's passed.
~By Kanye West ~


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 ~


Change brings opportunity.
~By Nido Qubein ~


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 ~


There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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 ~


Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
~By Karl Kraus ~


This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country.
~By Allen West ~


At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast giving way to a more steady commercial instinct, and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position, but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage of not having acquired some technical profession.
~By Henry Bessemer ~


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 ~


The Brown decision promised that every child, regardless of the color of his or her skin, would have unequivocal access to quality education and an equal opportunity to pursue his/her dreams.
~By Ed Markey ~


Understandably, no peace can sustained when people continue to suffer from hunger, lack of jobs, lack of basic public services - and most of all - lack of opportunity or hope.
~By Mikhail Saakashvili ~


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


I'm working harder now than ever before. I couldn't turn down the BBC job because I've never been offered the opportunity of killing three or four people on screen before!
~By Adam Faith ~


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 ~


While I have some regrets that this is my last opportunity to deliver a State of the State address, I appreciate and am humbled by the opportunities this great state has given me.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


I like the opportunity to make films.
~By Antoine Fuqua ~


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


Having the opportunity to fly the first flight of something like a space shuttle was the ultimate test flight.
~By Robert Crippen ~


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 ~


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 ~


I had the opportunity to do what I enjoy.
~By Haywood Nelson ~


If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


I'm for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe.
~By Al Lewis ~


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


When I got a call from Los Angeles to do the Tonight Show, I considered it more of an inconvenience than an opportunity.
~By Lorna Luft ~


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 ~


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


We should have won this one. I think it is a lost opportunity.
~By Jimmy Haynes ~


The judge decided in this case that both the state and the defense would have the opportunity to respond to certain kinds of press. This is one such instance.
~By Catherine Crier ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think we need to look for any opening we can to avoid a war and we shouldn't pass up any opportunity for resolution.
~By Dennis Kucinich ~


There's no one actor in particular that I want to model my career after, except for the people who have been able to keep their career varied and who choose things that interest them. That opportunity is all I really want.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


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


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.
~By Pierre Trudeau ~


There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Well, as you've said, we cannot expect the people of China not to want to progress, so if you have an opportunity to progress, to develop your economy to a world class economy, it's an aspiration that is natural and that, I welcome.
~By Sellapan Ramanathan ~


Generally my feeling is that I think women are just in a universal way coming out, coming to their own more. And they have more opportunity, and basically we're equal.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


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 ~


No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education.
~By Bobby Scott ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


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 ~


You go to the hospital your wife's in labor and you're doing the thing, and then it's very disorienting and scary and you beat yourself up and you go through a whole period of 'woe is me' and then you realize that this a gift, this child is the light, and if you can nourish that light and just let it shine, you have an opportunity to get closer to what I think is God.
~By John C. McGinley ~


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 ~


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


More than forty years of Communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe resulted in an unhappy and artificial division of Europe. It is this dark chapter of European history that we now have the opportunity to close.
~By Anders Fogh Rasmussen ~


Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
~By Joe Biden ~


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 ~


When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity, but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like, children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so.
~By Louise Brown ~


I did Chicago on Broadway the year before last. That was a great opportunity and I had a blast.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


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 ~


The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


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're all dealt with the same hand here, so to speak. I feel like I've had it a lot better than most people. I've had the opportunity to travel and play music all my life.
~By Levon Helm ~


We now have an opportunity, though, to do something we didn't do in the industrial age, and that is to get a leg up on this, to bring the public in quickly, to have an informed debate.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve the people of our state.
~By David Minge ~


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 ~


If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more.
~By John Templeton ~


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 ~


Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
~By Maya Angelou ~


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 ~


Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out.
~By Adrienne Gusoff ~


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


Green technologies - going green - is bigger than the Internet. It could be the biggest economic opportunity of the 21st century.
~By John Doerr ~


It is one thing to take as a given that approximately 70 percent of an entering high school freshman class will not attend college, but to assign a particular child to a curriculum designed for that 70 percent closes off for that child the opportunity to attend college.
~By James S. Coleman ~


That's always something that's really important for an actor - to find an opportunity to do a scene where there is a moment like that, where you manage to connect with everyone.
~By Bruce Davison ~


Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
~By Tony Robbins ~


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


Dependency is death to initiative, to risk-taking and opportunity. It's time to stop the spread of government dependency and fight it like the poison it is.
~By Mitt Romney ~


We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly - spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.
~By Susan Taylor ~


We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well.
~By Thad Cochran ~


Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.
~By Doug Larson ~


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

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