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"The difference between those who succeed and fail: not taking advantage of opportunities." - Eric Thomas

"It's being in the right place at the right time and taking advantage of your opportunities." - Lee Majors

"One thing I'm afraid of is not taking advantage of opportunities. I feel like these are kind of gifts." - Jim Gaffigan

"A successful outcome shows what hard work, perseverance and taking advantage of your opportunities will do for you." - Will Rogers

"I'm all about working. I'm a really hard worker, and I'm taking advantage of all those different opportunities, on the music and acting side, because I love both." - Diego Boneta

"Success is about taking advantage of opportunity." - Mike Ditka

"Go around asking a lot of dam fool questions and taking chances. Only through curiosity can we discover opportunities, and only by gambling can we take advantage of them." - Clarence Birdseye

"I just really love doing what I do. I know every career is fleeting and there will be time periods when I don't get the opportunities that I'm getting right now, so I am taking advantage of them." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"It's about taking advantage of the opportunities you have right now, and right now we're in a position where you call somebody and they're willing to pick up and take the call because they're a fan, you have to take advantage of that and have a chance to capitalize on your ideas." - Dwyane Wade

"Opportunities ... fall in the way of every man who is resolved to take advantage of them." - Samuel Smiles

"To take advantage of unexpected opportunities, we must leave ourselves available." - S Truett Cathy

"This country provides opportunities. If you don't take advantage of them, it's your own fault." - Sam Huff

"It's fun to challenge yourself and take advantage of all the opportunities that present themselves." - Perez Hilton

"In life we have decisions to make, paths to take and opportunities to take advantage of." - Zayn Malik

"I think it's helpful for kids to know that their parents weren't perfect, that they messed up and learned from their mistakes. So be open about some of your own struggles or express gratitude that your kids are taking advantage of the opportunities they have instead of squandering many of them, the way you did." - Emily Yoffe

"Life is series of opportunities. The often neglected fact of life is that opportunities multiply as you take advantage of them." - Harvey Mackay

"The old adage, 'If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is' isn't always correct. In fact, the suspicion, cynicism, and doubt that are inherent in this belief can and does keep people from taking advantage of excellent opportunities." - Richard Carlson

"I don't believe in being lazy, but I do think that this "big kid" thing may just be misinterpreting people who are taking advantage of all their opportunities and not tying themselves down to traditional gender roles or traditional life roles." - Desiree Akhavan

"Be swift to take advantage of business opportunities. Bigger companies are too cumbersome to move quickly; this can be a competitive advantage for you." - Richard Branson

"People who have no weaknesses are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them." - Anatole France

"I'm not the kind of guy who's taking advantage of my position." - Paul Walker

"The advantage of taking pictures of the famous is that they get published." - Elliott Erwitt

"It takes a certain level of aspiration before one can take advantage of opportunities that are clearly offered." - Michael Harrington

"Water is a pioneer which the settler follows, taking advantage of its improvements." - Henry David Thoreau

"Being your own man does not mean taking advantage of anyone else." - Flip Wilson

"Mexico will not be taking advantage of us. They will not be having open borders." - Donald Trump

"I'm not worried about young people seeing an opportunity and taking advantage of it." - Todd Phillips

"Sometimes I feel I hope I am not taking advantage of my stardom." - Salman Khan

"I accept the proposition that there has been a significant improvement in underlying productivity growth in the United States, that it is very closely tied to improvements in information and communications technology, and that it is likely to spread around the world. But I resist the new economy label because it seems to encourage a disrespect for the old rules that could seriously undermine our success in taking advantage of the new opportunities." - Laurence Meyer

"Education is anything that we do for the purpose of taking advantage of the experience of some one else." - Lyman Bryson

"I know of no person or group that is taking nearly adequate advantage of the graphical potentialities of the computer." - John Tukey

"I don't want anybody to accuse me of taking advantage of the situation to pursue a particular political agenda." - Thomas de Maiziere

"I'm just taking advantage of good pitches. I am seeing the ball well and my confidence is high." - Jose Bautista

"Who is this Monet whose name sounds just like mine and who is taking advantage of my notoriety?" - Edouard Manet

"Microsoft is unlawfully taking advantage of its Windows monopoly to protect and to extend that monopoly and undermine consumer choice." - Janet Reno

"Tolling plan is a wonderful opportunity for political pandering, and some candidates are taking full advantage of it." - Robert James Thomson

"I believe colleges should not be allowed to benefit from unlimited federal largesse while taking advantage of students." - Donald Trump

"Painting today is pure intuition and luck and taking advantage of what happens when you splash the stuff down." - Francis Bacon

"Whenever you have a crisis, you're always going to have the extremists taking advantage of the situation." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"Whenever you have a crisis, you're always going to have the extremists taking advantage of the situation." - Abdallah II

"You have to create your own luck. You have to be aware of the opportunities around you and take advantage of them." - Bruce Lee

"American businessmen have taken advantage of the opportunities which existed in Europe and Europeans seem not to have been aware of." - Emilio Pucci

"Sunseeker is well placed to take full advantage of opportunities in China, one of the world's fastest growing luxury yacht markets." - Wang Jianlin

"Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them." - Jim Carrey

"If you really want something, and really work hard, and take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way.. Follow your Dreams." - Jane Goodall

"We create our own destiny by the way we do things. We have to take advantage of opportunities and be responsible for our choices." - Benjamin Carson

"Opportunities don't knock at all. They don't have to, they're already all around us. It's up to us to see where they are and take advantage of them." - Dave Thomas

"Let us take advantage of the opportunities presented by climate action and lay the foundations for a more prosperous and secure future for all" - Ban Ki-moon

"If you really want something, and really work hard, and take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way." - Jane Goodall

"My experiences growing up - my father lived in New York, so I was going out there in the summers and meeting really interesting people and people having what seemed to me to be extraordinary experiences and really taking advantage of these wonderful opportunities. And so I will go - I would go to the big city and watch these people performing onstage and doing television and films. And then I would go back to Hayward, and it just suddenly felt that much smaller and sort of limiting because I had this hyper awareness of how much larger the world was." - Mahershala Ali

"My career has sort of been characterized by taking advantage of the changes in the marketplace, sometimes by design, sometimes by accident." - Colin Callender

"When they talk about raising your taxes, I think raise the taxes on some of these countries that are taking advantage of the United States." - Donald Trump

"That the way to achieve higher standards of living for all is through science and technology, taking advantage of better tools, methods and organization." - Charles E Wilson

"We should increase our development of alternative fuels, taking advantage of renewable resources, like using corn and sugar to produce ethanol or soybeans to produce biodiesel." - Bobby Jindal

"Turkey is taking advantage of the war in order to thoroughly liquidate its internal foes, i.e., the indigenous Christians, without being thereby disturbed by foreign intervention." - Talaat Pasha

"Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared." - Michael Korda

"The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world. Through this I know the advantage of taking no action." - Laozi

"By merely foreswearing violence and taking advantage of their unique position contiguous with the world's most creative people, the Palestinians could be rich and happy." - George Gilder

"By merely foreswearing violence and taking advantage of their unique position contiguous with the world's most creative people, the Palestinians could be rich and happy." - George Gilder

"The fact is that the Chinese are taking advantage of America. And by the way, the Chinese can't even believe that they're getting away with it." - Donald Trump

"Everything that you are taking advantage of, inventing and using, is still a generation or two behind when it comes to the U.S. government." - Hillary Clinton

"People been killing each other since forever and hurting each other since forever and taking advantage of each other since forever." - Vince Staples

"Turkey is taking advantage of the war in order to thoroughly liquidate its internal foes, i.e., the indigenous Christians, without being thereby disturbed by foreign intervention." - Mehmed Talat

"And sometime around 2 AM you end up taking advantage of yourself. Ain't no way around that. Making a scene with a magazine." - Tom Waits

"When you are writing a memoir, you have the advantage of knowing how it all ends. It's just taking your life apart and putting it together again." - Koren Zailckas

"Mandates are rarely won on election night. They are earned after Inauguration Day by leaders who spend their political capital wisely, taking advantage of events without overreaching." - Ron Fournier

"Luck can often mean simply taking advantage of a situation at the right moment. It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared." - Michael Korda

"I really believe in my work and in no way think I'm taking advantage of anyone. I feel generous when selling my art." - Mark Kostabi

"Jumping through any hoop or taking advantage of any desperate situation that comes up just to sell a product is harmful. It is." - Trent Reznor

"First, by 2020, North America will be energy independent by taking full advantage of our oil and coal and gas and nuclear and renewables." - Mitt Romney

"There are things in life that I enjoyed before music, so I'm just taking advantage of those things now that I can." - Trinidad James

"Taking chances on opportunities, even if they aren't right for you, gives you a clearer picture of where you want to go with your life and career." - Lauren Bush

"Solitude is a good school, but the world is the best theater; the institution is best there, but the practice here; the wilderness hath the advantage of discipline, and society opportunities of perfection." - Jeremy Taylor

"You have to recognize when the right place and the right time fuse and take advantage of that opportunity. There are plenty of opportunities out there. You can't sit back and wait." - Ellen Metcalf

"I'd love to take a stab at writing videogames. There are a lot of storytelling opportunities that really aren't being taken advantage of in that field. I'd like to experiment with telling a truly non-linear story." - Patrick Rothfuss

"If I had it my way, I never would have left San Francisco, but things change and that's the nature of this business. We have to move on. We hopefully get opportunities down the road that we take advantage of." - Jeff Garcia

"I think that has to do with my awareness that in a sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities." - Angela Davis

"I've always wanted to work with Paul Newman. I had a couple opportunities in the past, and I didn't take advantage of it, so it was really fun to be working with him" - Ed Harris

"We cannot hope to build the Church and to bring hearts and souls to Christ without using every resource the Lord has given to help us take advantage of our opportunities and address the obstacles standing in our way." - M Russell Ballard

"When obstacles or difficulties arise, the positive thinker takes them as creative opportunities. He welcomes the challenge of a tough problem and looks for ways to turn it to advantage." - Norman Vincent Peale

"I've always wanted to work with Paul Newman. I had a couple opportunities in the past, and I didn't take advantage of it, so it was really fun to be working with him." - Ed Harris

"The Olympics are only once every four years, so you have to take advantage of all your opportunities, both to be an inspiration to people and help support your sponsors who help you." - Lolo Jones

"The Olympics are only once every four years so you have to take advantage of all your opportunities, both to be an inspiration to people and help support your sponsors who help you," - Lolo Jones

"I was a pretty normal high school kid. I just loved to play sports and had opportunities, and the Lord blessed me with talent, and I just tried to take advantage of it." - Matt Holliday

"Take advantage of educating yourself." - Nneka

"Be quick to take advantage of an advantage." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Any path you take, if you commit with passion, you can be successful. By going to business school, certain opportunities may open up to you sooner. But it's who you are and how you take advantage of your opportunities that matter." - Dan Rosensweig

"Let's remember that our leadership is defined not just by our defense against threats, but by the enormous opportunities to do good and promote understanding around the globe to forge greater cooperation, to expand new markets, to free people from fear and want. And no one is better positioned to take advantage of those opportunities than America." - Barack Obama

"Let's remember that our leadership is defined not just by our defense against threats, but by the enormous opportunities to do good and promote understanding around the globe ? to forge greater cooperation, to expand new markets, to free people from fear and want. And no one is better positioned to take advantage of those opportunities than America." - Barack Obama

"I don't believe in fate," she said at last. "But I do believe in...loopholes. I think a lot of what keeps the world going is the result of accidents - happy or otherwise - and taking advantage of these." - Robin Mckinley

"Clay is moulded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. . . . Thus, taking advantage of what is, we recognize the utility of what is not." - Laozi

"The fence and the boundary line are the symbols of the spirit of justice. They set the limits upon each man's interest to prevent one from taking advantage of the other." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"The only time you have no opportunities is when you decide to stop taking them." - Danny Wallace

"You can't start taking away benefits if people don't have any opportunities." - Charles Koch

"She [Hillary Clinton] is the epitome of the progressive - the secular progressive movement. And she counts on the fact that people are uninformed, the Alinsky Model, taking advantage of useful idiots." - Benjamin Carson

"As we go forward, those who lead will be the ones taking advantage of the creativity and productivity gains available by focusing on the human, collaborative dimension, while laggards will suffer in the face of unrelenting change." - Dwight Frindt

"Our ... advantage was that we had evolved unstated but fruitful methods of collaboration ... If either of us suggested a new idea, the other, while taking it seriously, would attempt to demolish it in a candid but non-hostile manner." - Francis Crick

"Probably any successful career has X number of breaks in it, and maybe the difference between successful people and those who aren't super achievers is taking advantage of those breaks." - Joan Ganz Cooney

"I expect to see the State, which is in a position to calculate the marginal efficiency of capital-goods on long views and on the basis of the general social advantage, taking an ever greater responsibility for directly organizing investments." - John Maynard Keynes

"The government of Mexico is terrific. I don't blame them for what's happened. I don't blame them for taking advantage of the United States. I wish our politicians were so smart." - Donald Trump

"I expect to see the State, which is in a position to calculate the marginal efficiency of capital goods on long views and on the basis of the general social advantage, taking an ever greater responsibility for directly organising investment;" - John Maynard Keynes

"I am a psychologically disabled person and it's difficult for me to get and hold down a job. When I don't work people accuse me of being lazy, taking advantage of government money" - Rhonda Byrne

"People need to access Skype wirelessly, no matter where they are, and what happens is that we'll be taking advantage of the rollout of Internet everywhere - WiFi and WiMax in particular." - Niklas Zennstrom

"We live in an increasingly sophisticated world that makes it difficult to make simple comments on stuff. There are too many people on both sides of the border who are taking advantage of circumstances and the situation." - Arlo Guthrie

"It's too bad, but the way American people are, now that they have all this capability, instead of taking advantage of it, they'll probably just piss it all away." - Lyndon B Johnson

"I don't mind what the opposition say of me so long as they don't tell the truth about me. But when they descend to telling the truth about me I consider that this is taking an unfair advantage." - Mark Twain

"Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools. The sooner the discovery is made the better, as there is more time and power for taking advantage of it." - William Lamb Melbourne

"We have so many people who can't see a fat man standing beside a thin one without coming to the conclusion that the fat man got that way by taking advantage of the thin one!" - Ronald Reagan

"Don't you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you're not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you've lived nearly half the time you have to live already?" - Ernest Hemingway

"Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools. The sooner the discovery is made the better, as there is more time and power for taking advantage of it." - William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

"Other countries have been taking advantage of America for decades - decades, and decades, and decades, folks. And we're not going to let that happen anymore. Not going to let it happen." - Donald Trump

"A big secular thing going on is technology and deflation. This is where I think millennials are getting that it is an improvement in life, and they're taking advantage of it." - Ken Moelis

"I think [millenials] are taking advantage of deflationary forces to improve their life while not maybe having to chase the nominal money that was needed to buy a whole car, a whole house, a whole couch." - Ken Moelis

"Paul Beatty for "The Sellout" sounds like a relevant story for our times. It's playful, uses deep thought and seems to be taking advantage of everything literature can do when tackling difficult issues." - Sjon

"What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible." - Cao Cao

"You get people talking about being worried about their art, and dances... their culture being wiped out or taken over, and yet these same people are taking advantage of their people to use them as cheap labour." - Arlo Guthrie

"What we are doing is taking advantage of the broadband Internet to provide basically unlimited free calls to anyone at a higher voice quality than they can with the phone lines." - Niklas Zennstrom

"It's that Romney is taking advantage of the government's 'free stuff,' too, and has been profiting from it handsomely for a long, long time - even as he rails about the 'free stuff' that the government provides other people." - Jennifer Granholm

"But I think the image that's thrown out on television is a bad image. Because you see players who want to imitate hip-hop stars. And the NBA is taking advantage of the situation." - Oscar Robertson

"I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that." - Edward G Robinson

"While America has always been and always will be a safe harbor for those being persecuted by tyrannical governments we must be vigilant to ensure those individuals are not taking advantage of America's generosity and good will." - Bill Shuster

"And we have abundant natural energy resources in the country. We haven't been taking adequate advantage of them, and we can burn coal in a clean way; we could improve the grid." - John W Snow

"If you're giving love and not receiving it, you're not in the right relationship. If you're receiving it and not giving it than you are taking advantage of the other person." - Patti Stanger

"I still love being creative. I still love the aspects of working together with great, talented people. But it's a weird dichotomy; I'm being blessed with more opportunities, but I'm going to be taking less of them." - Sandra Bullock

"I took Second City out of desperation, and that's what ended up working out. It shows that you should be doing a lot of different stuff, taking whatever opportunities are there, to see what works." - Bill Hader

"I didn't know what the path was that I wanted to be as an actor, to be honest. I've been doing a lot of theater since I was a kid, so I was just sort of taking opportunities." - Guy Pearce

"...I feel like he's taking advantage of me. Advantage of my illness. He thinks he can rewrite history in any way that he likes and I will never know, never be any the wiser. But I do know. I know exactly what he's doing. And so I don't trust him. In the end he is pushing me away, Dr. Nash. Ruining everything." - S.J. Watson

"...I feel like he's taking advantage of me. Advantage of my illness. He thinks he can rewrite history in any way that he likes and I will never know, never be any the wiser. But I do know. I know exactly what he's doing. And so I do' trust him. In the end he is pushing me away, Dr. Nash. Ruining everything." - S.J. Watson

"If a country is taking advantage of America, not going to let that happen anymore. Every country takes advantage of us almost. I may be able to find a couple that don't. But for the most part, that would be a very tough job for me to do." - Donald Trump

"~I don't always have a lot of energy, but my kids almost always revitalize me. Of course like any working mom, sometimes I'm guilt-ridden. I think I should be sitting down doing an educational computer game with Carrie or taking Ellie to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. These kids are such sponges, and I should be taking advantage of that.~" - Katie Couric

"Lets take full advantage of this discovery" - William James

"Great is the advantage of patience." - John Tillotson

"Because you took advantage of my disadvantage." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Terrorists had the advantage of surprise" - Manmohan Singh

"Terrorists always have the advantage of surprise." - Gijs De Vries

"History will also afford frequent opportunities of showing the necessity of a public religion, from its usefulness to the public; the advantage of a religious character among private persons; the mischiefs of superstition, and the excellency of the Christian religion above all others, ancient or modern." - Benjamin Franklin

"Technology and computers are very much at the core of our economy going forward. To be prepared for the demands of the 21st century-and to take advantage of its opportunities-it is essential that more of our students today learn basic computer programming skills, no matter what field of work they want to pursue." - Todd Park

"The basic idea of karma is not punishment. Karma presents the opportunity for development; to make use of opportunities that were not taken advantage of, to fill in gaps of ignorance, to enlarge understanding through experience, to do what should be done." - Seth

"One way of opening ourselves up to new opportunities is to make conscious efforts to look differently at our ordinary situations. Doing so allows a person to see the world as one rife with possibility and to take advantage of some of those possibilities if they seem worth pursuing." - Ken Robinson

"He's a tremendous human being - and that's on top of all of his talent. It's about the way he handles things and the way he approaches matches; he studies, he prepares and he takes advantage of opportunities when he needs to." - Alex Riley

"We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us, like the grass which confesses the influence of the slightest dew that falls on it; and did not spend our time in atoning for the neglect of past opportunities, which we call doing our duty." - Henry David Thoreau

"All of my grandparents came to the United States from Italy during the early years of the 20th century. I believe that my grandparents came here to take advantage of the opportunities furnished by a growing country with an open society." - Samuel Alito

"In the middle of difficulties lie opportunities." - Albert Einstein

"American mind a wilderness of opportunities." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Opportunities are problems in search of solutions." - Denis Waitley

"Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities." - Alexandre Dumas

"Youth is a period of missed opportunities." - Cyril Connolly

"Over the past six years [since implementing RIMS] we have added very few additional full-time jobs, but we have brought in $120 million of new business . . . These efficiencies have really given us the ability to take advantage of new opportunities and expand our business." - Don Richardson

"The varieties of religious belief are an advantage, since all faiths are good, so far as they encourage us to lead a religious life. The more sects there are, the more opportunities there are for making a successful appeal to the divine instinct in all of us." - Swami Vivekananda

"Federal assistance helps millions of Americans escape poverty every year by providing the stability needed to take advantage of new opportunities. In fact, it is our safety net that allows full participation in the economy. More Americans purchasing goods means more Americans making them, which means more American jobs." - John Yarmuth



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