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Angus Wilson Quotes and Sayings

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The opportunities for heroism are limited in this kind of world:
the most people can do is sometimes not to be as weak
as they've been at other times.
- Angus Wilson

Once a Catholic always a Catholic.
- Angus Wilson

I have no concern for the common man except that he should not be so common.
- Angus Wilson

I opened the large central window of my office room
to its full on the fine early May morning.
Then I stood for a few moments, breathing in the soft,
warm air that was charged with the scent of white lilacs below.
- Angus Wilson

 

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono PHOTO

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
- Winston Churchill

The world is all gates, all opportunities,
strings of tension waiting to be struck.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I am ready and willing to seize the opportunities life offers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
- Sun Tzu

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry Kaiser

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

I say "YES" to the opportunities life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

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

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

What new technology does is create new opportunities
to do a job that customers want done.
- Tim O'Reilly

Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
- Francis Bacon

I enjoyed the opportunities, but there was no time to think.
- Namie Amuro

I've been lucky.
Opportunities don't often come along.
So, when they do, you have to grab them.
- Audrey Hepburn

I mean, God, I'm so lucky right now with the opportunities that I've had.
There's nothing to worry about.
- Alison Lohman

I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary
opportunities and experiences.
Today is one of those experiences.
- Sonia Sotomayor

The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities
is too busy to bother about luck.
- B. C. Forbes

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities
and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
- Harry S. Truman

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

Excellent education and an excellent environment are
two hallmarks of our state.
How we treat our environment is connected to so many
other opportunities in Maine.
- John Baldacci

High status males had multiple wives or additional
mating opportunities in the ancestral environment.
- Keith Henson

I wouldn't say no to other kinds of musical opportunities.
I guess that it just depends on what it was or what it required me to do,
and if I felt that it compromised my own soul.
- Joan Jett

Don't be afraid of missing opportunities.
Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
- Lily Tomlin

I became very successful at a young age...
I had lots of opportunities and lots of power and had no idea how to focus it.
- Claire Danes

The opportunities that Gorbachev created for international
relations have also been missed,
perhaps even lost - here, however, primarily because of the United States.
- Stephen Cohen

High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly,
make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately.
Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
- Robert H. Schuller

Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations"
are opportunities to either advance,
or stay where you are.
- Maxwell Maltz

So, all during the '90s and, you know,
for the first half of this decade, we had opportunities
to get evacuation plans in place,
better communications in place.
- Michael Chertoff

My personal philosophy would be don't whine,
don't let opportunities pass you by,
be willing to work hard,
and remember that you don't know as much as you think you do,
ever.
- James Marsters

A world in which elves exist and magic works offers
greater opportunities to digress and explore.
- Terry Brooks

This world is clearly emerging before our eyes.
The shifts ahead, the opportunities ahead are massive.
- Carly Fiorina

As a professional athlete, I believe that I need to
explore my opportunities to the maximum,
in order to excel and continue to play the best football I can.
- Hidetoshi Nakata

The match against Brazil was football at its best.
Both sides had opportunities to win the game.
- Michel Patini

You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do.
You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
- Barbara Bush

Since our complex societies are highly susceptible
to interferences and accidents,
they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt
disruption of normal activities.
- Jurgen Habermas

I just moved to Florida to seek out opportunities.
- Kevin Richardson

Bottom line: if you show a genuine interest in learning
about how others became successful,
you can open up a world of opportunities.
- Armstrong Williams

It's through curiosity and looking at opportunities
in new ways that we've always mapped our path at Dell.
There's always an opportunity to make a difference.
- Michael Dell

I think new writers everywhere need opportunities to get published.
- Greg Egan

Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.
- Robert South

My friends, as I have discovered myself,
there are no disasters, only opportunities.
And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.
- Boris Johnson

Men now monopolize the upper levels...
depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.
- Laurence J. Peter

You can't get real happy or real depressed when you play baseball.
Baseball is a great sport in that it offers a player
a lot of opportunities for atonement.
- Mike Piazza

I think I will have a lot of opportunities in the future.
- Jean Alesi

I look at raising funds for The Perlman Music Program
as a challenge and as a way to provide opportunities
for people who care about the future of classical music.
- Itzhak Perlman

It still holds true that man is most uniquely human
when he turns obstacles into opportunities.
- Eric Hoffer

Those opportunities to play in championship games are few and far between.
- Jack Youngblood

But these days there are a lot of younger people who
would like to go into teaching but don't because the
economic opportunities are sometimes elsewhere.
- Charles Schumer

I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the
variety of rhythm offer me opportunities that all of
human genius will never exhaust.
- Igor Stravinsky

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities -
brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
- John W. Gardner

Little opportunities should be improved.
- Francois Fenelon

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
- Walt Kelly

Raising a family is difficult enough.
But it's even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet.
They don't need more obstacles.
They need more opportunities.
- Bill Richardson

When I don't plumb the depths or the opportunities of each day,
I don't have joy.
- Victoria Principal

I've found that in business opportunities will constantly
emerge or situations develop that make you revise your plans along the way.
- Benjamin Cohen

Difficult times always create opportunities for you
to experience more love in your life.
- Barbara de Angelis

The people who have recently come to this country to
work and better their lives should be given the same
opportunities that our parents,
grandparents, and ancestors were given.
- Jose Serrano

I feel very lucky because of my parents and then my education,
the opportunities that I've had, so I would like to
continue working to improve lives for others.
- Hillary Clinton

I tell students that the opportunities I had were a
result of having a good educational background.
Education is what allows you to stand out.
- Ellen Ochoa

Youth is a period of missed opportunities.
- Cyril Connolly


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