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I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.
People will try to tell you that all of the great opportunities have been snapped up. In reality, the world changes every second, blowing new opportunities in all directions, including yours.
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.
Edith Lovejoy Pierce
When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. Anyone can criticize. It takes a true believer to be compassionate. No greater burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands.
Arthur H. Stainback
No steam or gas drives anything until it is confined. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
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Personal Stories About ‘Opportunity’
Big Opportunity, Big DecisionSubmitted by Thatch
Hello, Its Thatch Your Cowboy from the Hall of Fame Commercial! I would like to share with you something that happened that led me to have to make a very big decision, and because of having the knowledge of so many Values and the understanding of these Values in my life I was able to make the decision, and...
Toothless GrinSubmitted by Anonymous
I was doing some last-minute Christmas shopping in a toy store and decided to look at Barbie dolls for my nieces. A nicely dressed little girl was excitedly looking through the Barbie dolls as well, with a roll of money clamped tightly in her little hand. When she came upon a Barbie she liked, she would turn and...
Right Place Right TimeSubmitted by Anonymous
A few years ago when my youngest son Matthew was about 8 or 9 years old, we were getting things together to take to the Salvation Army at Christmas time. The boys would go through their old toys and give away what they didn't "need." I always make cookies and get together blankets and clothes. Matt and I were...
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The opportunity may come more than once but we must never lose it, especially if it benefits us.
Anderson, Colatina-ES, Brasil
This site is great, it's really inspiring!
Reva Peryini, 6th Ring of Jupiter
An opportunist is ever-rising, whereas a pessimist has difficulties in identifying opportunities for rising.
Lazarus Musonda, email@example.com