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

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

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

"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

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

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

"Great moments are born from great opportunities." - Herb Brooks

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

"You must make your own opportunities." - John Bartholomew Gough

"Opportunities? I make opportunities." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"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

"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

"We are taking challenges and turning them into opportunities by developing homegrown, local energy production to become independent from foreign sources." - Mitch Daniels

"Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities endless" - Justin Rosenstein

"There is no knowledge without risk taking." - Terence Mckenna

"Being born is easy. So is taking your last breath. Everything in between, that's the hard part. Life is in between, and it will offer challenges and opportunities beyond measure." - Avery Johnson

"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 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 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

"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'm not against taking shots, but I am against taking bad shots." - Henry Iba

"Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"One saves oneself much pain, by taking pains; much trouble, by taking trouble." - Augustus Hare

"The government is far more interested in taking, in regulated taking, than in promoting spontaneous generosity." - Edward Albee

"No other area offers richer opportunities for successful innovation than the unexpected success." - Peter Drucker

"Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be." - Lakshmi Mittal

"Effective people are not problem-minded; they're opportunity minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems." - Stephen Covey

"Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day." - Michael Josephson

"Opportunities are seldom labeled." - John G. Shedd

"Limitations often reveal opportunities." - Craig Groeschel

"I create opportunities." - Bruce Lee

"For me, the main thing is spontaneity & taking chances." - Dave Kikoski

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Sport, like all of life, is about taking your chances." - Roger Bannister

"I'm not a militant, drug-taking freak! I'm sensitive." - Joshua Homme

"Taking responsibility gives me a sense of control." - Yanni

"De-bunking means simply taking the bunk out of things" - William E. Woodward

"Despatch is taking time by the ears; hurry is taking it by the end of the tail." - Josh Billings

"Remember that if the opportunities for great deeds should never come, the opportunities for good deeds are renewed day by day. The thing for us to long for is the goodness, not the glory." - Frederick William Faber

"The opportunities that everyone cannot see are the real opportunities." - Jack Ma

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them." - J Paul Getty

"Great investment opportunities come around when excellent companies are surrounded by unusual circumstances that cause the stock to be misappraised." - Warren Buffett

"Today there are opportunities that no one knows if they will come round again in the future." - Cristiano Ronaldo

"Resisted temptations become lost opportunities ..." - Margaret Ayer Barnes

"Obstacles are Opportunities in disguise." - Deepak Chopra

"Challenges mean opportunities as well." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"Focus on opportunities, not problems." - Peter Drucker

"Don't solve problems. Pursue opportunities." - Peter Drucker

"Our extremities are God's opportunities." - Charles Spurgeon

"Exceptional ideas create excellent opportunities" - Doug Berry

"Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures." - Gene Brown

"Our problems are God's opportunities." - Joyce Meyer

"Difficulties mastered are opportunities won." - Winston Churchill

"Little opportunities should be improved." - Francois Fenelon

"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

"Today, we're taking a break from the concerns and the bustle of the work-a-day world. But we're also making a new beginning. As we gather around our dining room tables for the midday meal, let us thank God for life and the blessings He's put before us. High among them are our families, our freedom, and the opportunities of a new year." - Ronald Reagan

"As I look back on my own life, I recognize this simple truth: The greatest opportunities were the scariest lions. Part of me has wanted to play it safe, but I've learned that taking no risks is the greatest risk of all." - Mark Batterson

"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

"Detroit is a metaphor for America, for America's challenges and America's opportunities. It is a hothouse for new innovation, for ingenuity and risk taking. That doesn't happen in a lot of American cities. We need to be in Detroit because of that." - Darren Walker

"Experts generally agree that taking all opportunities to read books and other material aloud to children is the best preparation for their learning to read. The pleasures of being read to are far more likely to strengthen a child's desire to learn to read than are repetitions of sounds, alphabet drills, and deciphering uninteresting words." - Lilian Katz

"Consider this 're-make' business that is taking away opportunities for new ideas and new films to happen. If the movie was made right the first time, why make it again? The only reason this is happening is it has become a safer way for the Studios." - Bernie Brillstein

"There are several paths to success; We are given multiple opportunities to achieve our potential throughout our lives. Some get there a little faster than others. But one thing is for sure; NO ONE gets there without first having a goal then taking action and LOTS of it!" - Rachael Bermingham

"As I look back on my own life, I recognize this simple truth: The greatest opportunities were the scariest lions. Part of me has wanted to play it safe, but I"ve learned that taking no risks is the greatest risk of all." - Mark Batterson

"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

"There's an old maxim which is really true for every parent and that is, 'You haven't failed until you quit trying.' I think that means both in terms of taking appropriate opportunities to teach one's children the right way, but at all times making sure they know that over all things you'll love them." - Lance B. Wickman

"I was inspired by what students have done in some schools organizing walkouts protesting the lack of funding and that sort of thing. There are opportunities for students to engage in those types of protests - taking to the streets - but there is also writing poetry, writing music, beginning to express themselves, holding forums, educating each other, the whole range." - Michelle Alexander

"I'm taking opportunities as they come; I really am. Not to get too sort of mystical, but I believe in fate. I believe when roles are presented to me in my life they're for a very specific reason, something for me to learn. And it's coming at the right time." - Audra Mcdonald

"When I meet with the founders of a new company, my advice is almost always, "Do fewer things." It's true of partnerships, marketing opportunities, anything that's taking up your time. The vast majority of things are distractions, and very few really matter to your success." - Evan Williams

"I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son. But it also came at a price. I turned down many opportunities over the years because I didn't want to leave him for long periods of time. And in Hollywood, as in any business, the calls stop coming when you don't answer." - Arsenio Hall

"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

"Our Lord did not try to alter circumstances. He submitted to them. They shaped his life and eventually brought him to Calvary. I believe we miss opportunities and lovely secrets our Lord is waiting to teach us by not taking what comes." - Mother Maribel

"When I meet with the founders of a new company, my advice is almost always, 'Do fewer things.' It's true of partnerships, marketing opportunities, anything that's taking up your time. The vast majority of things are distractions, and very few really matter to your success." - Evan Williams

"All the time, you're going into your modeling agency and they're taking Polaroids of you in a bathing suit. It was not something that was wonderful for me. It offered a lot of really great opportunities for me. But ultimately, it's a hard job because it's based solely on what your body looks like, what you look like." - Melissa Ordway

"Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backwards after taking a step forwards is not a disaster. It's a cha-cha." - Robert Breault

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"Taking experimental results and observations for granted and putting the burden of proof on the theory means taking the observational ideology for granted without having ever examined it." - Paul Karl Feyerabend

"When you consider that God could have commanded anything he wanted-anything!-the Ten [Commandments] have got to rank as one of the great missed moral opportunities of all time. How different history would have been had he clearly and unmistakably forbidden war, tyranny, taking over other people's countries, slavery, exploitation of workers, cruelty to children, wife-beating, stoning, treating women-or anyone-as chattel or inferior beings." - Katha Pollitt

"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

"If you get asked to do something that would take place down the road (say you get asked to speak at a conference that's a year away) and you wouldn't want to do it if it were taking place next week, then don't do it. This advice has helped me evaluate the opportunities that I truly want to dedicate my time to and those that I don't." - Luis Von Ahn

"In the area of international security, taking into account that the United States and Russia are the largest nuclear powers: We are ready to jointly work to strengthen the non-proliferation regime for weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery. We are ready to work together, and much closer than before, on the problem of fighting terrorism, international terrorism, and here we certainly have vast opportunities." - Vladimir Putin

"I turned down a lot of easier opportunities in order to go for the things that I really and ultimately wanted to do. And what's really nice is that it's starting to work. I've been an actor for coming up on 14 years now and the level of activity that's taking place now is a culmination of a slow cooker approach to as opposed to a microwave." - David Oyelowo

"Acquiring literacy is an empowering process, enabling millions to enjoy access to knowledge and information which broadens horizons, increases opportunities and creates alternatives for building a better life." - Kofi Annan

"As a society, we've learned that we're all better off when everyone is included in the opportunities of this great nation." - Edward Kennedy

"Character refers to dispositions and habits that determine the way that person normally responds to desires, fears, challenges, opportunities, failures and successes." - Michael Josephson

"As we transition from one screen to multiscreens, Google has enormous opportunities to innovate and drive ever higher monetization. Just like Search in 2000." - Larry Page

"We have to love our freedom, not just for the private opportunities it provides, but for the goodness it makes possible." - John Mccain

"Putting allows the touchy golfer two to four opportunities to blow a gasket in the short space of two to forty feet." - Tommy Bolt

"Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges; whether we seize them or not, the New year will bring new opportunities." - Michael Josephson

"You create opportunities by performing, not complaining" - Muriel Siebert

"Small opportunities often presage great enterprises." - Demosthenes

"Opportunities are where the complaints are." - Jack Ma

"Let our opportunities overshadow our grievances." - Booker T Washington

"Opportunities look a lot like work." - Ashton Kutcher

"Great tech opportunities happen only once." - Peter Thiel

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

"Dictators never invent their own opportunities." - Buckminster Fuller

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

"Challenges are gifts, opportunities to learn." - Andy Andrews

"THERE ARE NO MISTAKES, only opportunities." - Tina Fey

"We are surrounded by insurmountable opportunities" - Bill Mollison

"Opportunities multiply as they are seized." - Sun Tzu

"The market always provides us with opportunities." - Kerr Neilson

"You should know which opportunities to choose." - Pittacus of Mytilene

"Victory comes from finding opportunities in problems." - Sun Tzu

"Hard work will always bring opportunities" - Karren Brady

"He turns our weaknesses into His opportunities" - Graham Kendrick

"Providing internship opportunities... changes the whole equation." - Eduardo J. Padron

"An enthusiastic heart finds opportunities everywhere." - Paulo Coelho

"Opportunities increase as they are taken." - Sun Tzu

"Even challenges are beautiful opportunities in disguise." - Rhonda Byrne

"Life's greatest setbacks reveal life's biggest opportunities." - Robin S. Sharma

"Most opportunities are disguised as problems." - Grant Cardone

"Success creates opportunities for other people." - Liz Murray

"Problems are only opportunities in disquise." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Great opportunities almost never fit your schedule." - Reid Hoffman

"Adversity always presents opportunities for introspection." - Abdul Kalam

"The best investment opportunities are often scary." - Robert D. Arnott

"There's no point whining about missed opportunities." - Martin Schulz

"Opportunities neglected can never be recovered." - Proverbs

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

"To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities." - Bruce Lee

"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes." - Henry J Kaiser

"There are less opportunities for women." - Heather Graham

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

"We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities." - Walt Kelly

"I'm just focused on exploring new opportunities." - Yuri Milner

"All children should have equal opportunities." - Victor Ponta

"Economic opportunities will win the women's vote." - Cathy Mcmorris Rodgers

"Dictators never invent their own opportunities." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Opportunities for sharing the gospel are everywhere." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I look at obstacles as opportunities." - Jon Jones

"Opportunities multiply as they are seized." - Du Mu

"Freedom is like taking a bath: You got to keep doing it every day." - Florynce Kennedy

"I'm not someone who dwells upon past events, taking the view that life is too short" - Charles Kennedy

"Big up to Flex. Stop taking so much cizock in his mizouth." - Nas

"Getting fit is a political act - you are taking charge of your life." - Jane Fonda

"Golf combines two favorite American pastimes: taking long walks and hitting things with a stick." - P. J. O'Rourke

"By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing." - Richard M. Nixon

"Placing blame on others is easy. Taking responsibility for yourself is empowering." - Tony DiCicco

"The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers." - Brian Tracy

"Courage is nothing more than taking one step more than you think you can." - Holly Lisle

"Taking action births motivation." - Greg Smith

"To praise great actions with sincerity may be said to be taking part in them." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Love gives without taking" - Erica Jong

"Prayer is not conquering God's reluctance, but taking hold of God's willingness." - Phillips Brooks

"A good discourse is that from which one can take nothing without taking the life." - Francois Fenelon



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