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Edith Lovejoy Pierce
They who know how to employ opportunities will often find that they can create them; and what we can achieve depends less on the amount of time we possess than on the use we make of our time.
John S. Mill
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.
No steam or gas drives anything until it is confined. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
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Personal Stories About ‘Opportunity’
How Much Is Enough?Submitted by Patricia R Handfield
I left corporate America a little before things fell apart. I felt I needed a break. To think. My kids were almost grown-up, adults. I'd been working for so long. I'd done well. I knew that I could use my time to really make a difference. I took a break. Right before things feel apart. I'd saved up some money,...
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...
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...
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org