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My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;-- it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We should be lenient in our judgment, because often the mistakes of others would have been ours had we had the opportunity to make them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Opinions are formed in a process of open discussion and public debate, and where no opportunity for the forming of opinions exists, there may be moods --moods of the masses and moods of individuals, the latter no less fickle and unreliable than the former --but no opinion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Lack of opportunity is often nothing more than lack of purpose or directionMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whatever your discipline, become a student of excellence in all things. Take every opportunity to observe people who manifest the qualities of mastery. These models of excellence will inspire you and guide you toward the fulfillment of your highest potential.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose: What a wonderful opportunity o start all over again, to turn over a new page.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
This American system of ours. call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you like, gives to each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Be ready when opportunity comes. Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The men and woman who make the best boon companions seem to have given up hope of doing something else...some defect of talent or opportunity has cut them off from their pet ambition and has thus left them with leisure to take an interest in their lives of others. Your ambition may be, it makes him keep his thoughts at home. But the heartbroken people -- if I may use the word in a mild, benevolent sense -- the people whose wills are subdued to fate, give us consolation, recognition, and welcome.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Equal opportunity is good, but special privilege is better.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The great thing is the start -- to see an opportunity for service, and to start doing it, even though in the beginning you serve but a single customer -- and him for nothing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined with the maximum opportunity for displaying it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Media mystifications should not obfuscate a simple, perceivable fact; Black teenage girls do not create poverty by having babies. Quite the contrary, they have babies at such a young age precisely because they are poor --because they do not have the opportunity to acquire an education, because meaningful, well-paying jobs and creative forms of recreation are not accessible to them... because safe, effective forms of contraception are not available to them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
INNOVATION is the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a different service. It is capable of being presented as a discipline, capable of being learned, capable of being practiced. Entrepreneurs need to search purposefully for the sources of innovation, the changes and their symptoms that indicate opportunities for successful innovation. And they need to know and to apply the principles of successful innovation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Enlarge the opportunity and the person will expand to fill itMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All that remains to the mother in modern consumer society is the role of scapegoat; psychoanalysis uses huge amounts of money and time to persuade analysis and to foist their problems on to the absent mother, who has no opportunity to utter a word in her own defense. Hostility to the mother in our societies is an index of mental health.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some people expect the door of opportunity to be opened with an electric eye.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Freedom is the opportunity to make decisions...More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let us my friends snatch our opportunity form the passing day.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Each child is an adventure into a better life --an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Leaders create an environment which everyone has the opportunity to do work which matches his potential capability and for which an equitable differential reward is provided.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Go to the effort. Invest the time. Write the letter. Make the apology. Take the trip. Purchase the gift. Do it. The seized opportunity renders joy. The neglected brings regret.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What is opportunity, and when does it knock? It never knocks. You can wait a whole lifetime, listening, hoping, and you will hear no knocking. None at all. You are opportunity, and you must knock on the door leading to your destiny. You prepare yourself to recognize opportunity, to pursue and seize opportunity as you develop the strength of your personality, and build a self-image with which you are able to live -- with your self-respect alive and growing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future. You can never win when you wear the ugly cloak of self-pity, and the sour sound of whining will certainly frighten away any opportunity for success. Never again. There is a better way.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He is the richest man who enriches his country most; in whom the people feel richest and proudest; who gives himself with his money; who opens the doors of opportunity widest to those about him; who is ears to the deaf; eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame. Such a man makes every acre of land in his community worth more, and makes richer every man who lives near him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The lack of opportunity is ever the excuse of a weak, vacillating mind. Opportunities! Every life is full of them. Every newspaper article is an opportunity. Every client is an opportunity. Every sermon is an opportunity. Every business transaction is an opportunity -- an opportunity to be polite -- an opportunity to be manly -- an opportunity to be honest -- an opportunity to make friends.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the youth who sees a great opportunity hidden in just these simple services, who sees a very uncommon situation, a humble position, who gets on in the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People wait for opportunity to come along...yet it is there every morning.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling! And 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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You gave him an opportunity of showing greatness of character and he did not seize it. He will never forgive you for that.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon. My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The INNOVATION point is the pivotal moment when talented and motivated people seek the opportunity to act on their ideas and dreams.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Historians desiring to write the actions of men, ought to set down the simple truth, and not say anything for love or hatred; also to choose such an opportunity for writing as it may be lawful to think what they will, and write what they think, which is a rare happiness of the time.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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