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Opportunity knocked.
by Adrienne Gusoff

Opportunity knocked.
My doorman threw him out.
- Adrienne Gusoff

If the shoe fits, it's too expensive.
- Adrienne Gusoff

Not only is life a bitch, but it is always having puppies.
- Adrienne Gusoff

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
- Napoleon Hill

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The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There is no security on this Earth,
there is only opportunity.
- Douglas MacArthur

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
- Winston Churchill

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

In the midst of crisis, boldly seize opportunity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In the midst of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
- Seneca

Failure is only the opportunity to
begin again more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

RESPONSIBILITY: Fulfill the obligations that the past posts to me.
Embrace the opportunity for service based in love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

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

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Manage through the uncertainties.
Practice appropriate actions and participate in healthy choices.
Value and celebrate the loyalty of the individuals around you:
celebrate their competencies and successes, as well as your own.
Build up your circle and reinforce it at every opportunity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our opportunity is to visualize a kinder world.
To sing glad songs of tomorrow -
imagining a world of love -
of the whole world filled with love.
To offer our hand... often.
To breathe deeply and honor ourselves.
To pause and contemplate... just because.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is always to make the choice for Joy.
To see the world with new eyes - open eyes - loving eyes.
To choose compassion and understanding -
for ourselves, our family, our friends,
our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility,
never an opportunity.
- Khalil Gibran

Like a Cat, I am Independent, Patient, Alert, and Decisive.
When the time is right, I pounce on opportunity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our opportunity is to love ourselves exactly as we are -
with all our joys and sufferings.
To be grateful for everything.
To forgive ourselves for our doubts of our own worthiness -
for we have no need to be anything other than what we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful,
for beauty is God's handwriting.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

To find out what one is fitted to do,
and to secure an opportunity to do it,
is the key to happiness.
- John Dewey

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -
it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol

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

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan

Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity
to become financially independent.
- Jim Rohn

Change brings opportunity.
- Nido Qubein

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

Too many people are thinking of security
instead of opportunity.
They seem more afraid of life than death.
- James F. Bymes

All that is valuable in human society
depends upon the opportunity for development
accorded the individual.
- Albert Einstein

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again,
this time more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
- Bobby Unser

Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
- Hippocrates

The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every
time you meet a human being.
- Jane Wyman

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on
the rungs of opportunity.
- Ayn Rand

Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

But if each man could have his own house,
a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings -
then,
I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
- George Cadbury

It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me.
I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.
- Jonah Lomu

And then I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to go to China in 1980,
which was quite early.
- John Pomfret

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.
- Adam Schiff

It's better to get smart than to get mad.
I try not to get so insulted that I will not take advantage
of an opportunity to persuade people to change their minds.
- John H. Johnson

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates
the offspring we call luck.
- Tony Robbins

I believe in professionalism, but playing is not like a job.
You have to be grateful to have the opportunity to play.
- Wynton Marsalis

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

The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power,
but in the chance to use power to do great things.
- John Boehner

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

Historic changes and challenges.
Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity.
And yet, for vast numbers across the globe,
the daily realities have not altered.
- Abdallah II

I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity
to make your life extraordinary in some way.
- Martha Beck

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

Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at the sun.'
We might not land on the sun,
but at least we would get off the ground.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Ability is of little account without opportunity.
- Lucille Ball


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