Quotes: opportunity

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  • Freedom is the opportunity to make decisions...
  • Adam Schiff
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    Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.
  • H. Jackson Brown Jr
    H. Jackson Brown Jr
    American author 1940-
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    Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.
  • Bailey Chase
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    'Damages' was cool. It brought me back to New York for a little while, so that was a lot of fun, and I was obviously very excited about the opportunity to work with Rose Byrne and Glenn Close. I'd been a fan of that show before I started working on it.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit, it hits all by itself.
    Source: Bruce Lee: Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • Harvey S. Firestone
    Harvey S. Firestone
    American businessman 1868-1938
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    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.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
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    A people inspired by democracy, human rights and economic opportunity will turn their back decisively against extremism.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
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    A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
  • C. V. Raman
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    A voyage to Europe in the summer of 1921 gave me the first opportunity of observing the wonderful blue opalescence of the Mediterranean Sea. It seemed not unlikely that the phenomenon owed its origin to the scattering of sunlight by the molecules of the water.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
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    A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Ability is of little account without opportunity.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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    Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.
  • Bokeem Woodbine
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    Acting is an opportunity for me to try to explore and examine and expose humanity's weaknesses that are intrinsic to our nature as humans and learn from them; thereby, it's like a sociological expose.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
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