54 Best Quotes about Opportunity

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It's the story of New York. Storefronts change and languages change, but at the end of the day, people come here to find opportunity like my family did. - Sal Albanese , Politician

What I believe unites the people of this nation, regardless of race or region or party, young or old, rich or poor, is the simple, profound belief in opportunity for all - the notion that if you work hard and take responsibility, you can get ahead. - Barack Obama, American President

Responsibility Quotes, Rich Quotes, Work Quotes, Belief Quotes

Give the children an opportunity to make garden. Let them grow what they will. It matters less that they grow good plants than that they try for themselves. - Liberty Hyde Bailey, Scientist

Children Quotes

Everybody has equal opportunity, and I think that is true for everything. - Mukesh Ambani, Businessman


I believe that Silicon Valley is truly a place of excellence and the impact of this tiny community on the world is completely disproportionate to its size. We are the undisputed leaders of technological change. But with our abundance of talent and resources, we also have the opportunity to be the pioneers of social change and, ultimately, this may be our greatest contribution - Jeff Skoll

Business Ethics Quotes, Change Quotes, Great Quotes, Excellence Quotes, Talent Quotes, Community Quotes, Logic Quotes

AOL, I think, represented an opportunity for a few things. One is I'm a big believer in the AOL brand, and I think AOL as a brand has touched hundreds of millions of people around the world. Reigniting that brand is a very exciting challenge and a big opportunity. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Challenge Quotes

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

Success Quotes

Bebo has an opportunity to prove its products and services. Bebo plays in a very competitive space; it has big market share in specific countries. An AIM profile vs. a Bebo profile are very different experiences. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Aim Quotes, Experience Quotes, Vice Quotes

We can take suffering to be an opportunity to learn and to grow. But if we are honest, we should remember that this is making the best of a bad job, and that minimising suffering takes priority over optimising its outcome. - Julian Baggini, Author

Suffering Quotes

The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective - people who know to see a problem as an opportunity. - Deepak Chopra

Performance Quotes

There was a queen that was overthrown here. So I was affected by all of that and felt profoundly grateful for the opportunity to live in Hawaii, and I set out at once to try to fit in. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

Well, fortunately we found out that the runner-up our particular year was going to get a record contract also. So it was kind of a - it was bitter sweet but it was an opportunity. - Clay Aiken , Musician

The people who write official histories for the Army believe that a generation needs to pass before you can tackle the official history. It's useful to have some distance. Sources become available. Passions cool. It allows an opportunity to make some real assessments and judgments about personalities and characters. - Rick Atkinson, Author

Character Quotes, Passion Quotes, History Quotes, Judgment Quotes

For a producer, you want to be in L.A. You want to be close to the action, and in L.A. there are always singers, artists, songwriters, collaborators and other producers. It's easy to get access to all that, which gives you more opportunity to work records. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Action Quotes, Work Quotes, Writers Quotes

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

Off to College Quotes, Work Quotes

You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life. - Barack Obama, American President

Education Quotes, Life Quotes, American Quotes, Skill Quotes, Future Quotes, Money Quotes

As long as you enjoy investing, you'll be willing to do the homework and stay in the game. That's why I try to make the show so entertaining, because if you aren't interested, you'll either miss the opportunity to make money in the market or not pay enough attention and end up losing your shirt - Jim Cramer, Businessman

Investing Quotes, Work Quotes, Attention Quotes, Money Quotes

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

Until the company believes in itself, AOL didn't have its own space and identity in the marketplace. The opportunity is to get out from under the negative history and figure out the value AOL offers for consumers and for publishers and advertisers. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Company Quotes, History Quotes, Identity Quotes

Sitting at a candidate rally is similar to sitting in a ballyard. Both give you the opportunity to assess the technical metrics and reflect on the intangibles - what baseball calls 'make up' and politics calls 'character' - the leadership, talent and maturity to add value to a venture. - Christine Pelosi

Leadership Quotes, Character Quotes, Talent Quotes, Maturity Quotes, Politics Quotes

I have a love for astronomy; Aruna, my wife, and I love travelling, so whenever we get an opportunity, we set off to explore places that have tickled our interest. We are also wildlife enthusiasts. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Love Quotes, Life Quotes, Travel Quotes

Ability is of little account without opportunity. - Lucille Ball

Accounting Quotes, Ability Quotes

The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year. - Voltaire, Writer

Time Quotes

In the end, robots do things that people can do. So there is a cost above which you can hire somebody to do it, and that bounds the opportunity. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Herbalife: the customers are fictitious, the business opportunity is a scam, the university degree is a fraud. - Bill Ackman, American Businessman

Life Quotes, Business Quotes, Customer Quotes

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. - Abraham Lincoln, American President

Business Quotes, Compromise Quotes, Courage Quotes

There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen. - Wayne Dyer , Psychologist

Love Quotes

Because of my life experiences, I understand that I have an opportunity to help other women. I have the desire and the ability. - Gloria Allred, Lawyer

Life Quotes, Help Quotes, Ability Quotes, Desire Quotes, Experience Quotes, Women Quotes

The names of Dingane and Bambata, Hintsa and Makana, Squngthi and Dalasile, Moshoeshoe and Sekhukhuni, were praised as the glory of the entire African nation. I hoped then that life might offer me the opportunity to serve my people and make my own humble contribution to their freedom struggle. - Nelson Mandela

Life Quotes, Freedom Quotes, Hope Quotes, Praise Quotes

Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't. - Lucille Ball

Hard Work Quotes, Luck Quotes

Competitive skills are desperately needed by poor children in America, and realistic recognition of the economic roles that they may someday have an opportunity to fill is obviously important, too. But there is more to life, and there ought to be much more to childhood, than readiness for economic functions. - Jonathan Kozol

Children Quotes, Life Quotes, Important Quotes, Skill Quotes, Recognition Quotes, Readiness Quotes

It doesn't really matter where the opportunity comes from, as long as I have fun doing the work. - Maria Conchita Alonso, Actress

Fun Quotes, Work Quotes

I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all. - Rowan Atkinson, Comedian

Character Quotes

The cool part of being an entertainer is getting the opportunity to get your feet wet in all areas. - Paula Abdul, Musician

I do believe that, under the law, under the Constitution of the United States, and under our public policy, that women deserve and should have a right to enjoy equal employment opportunity. - Gloria Allred, Lawyer

Women Quotes, Law Quotes

I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life. - James M. Barrie, Playwright

Life Quotes, Work Quotes

But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country. - John Abizaid, Soldier

Life Quotes, Truth Quotes, Future Quotes, Security Quotes

I am a sports enthusiast, and if given an opportunity, I want to be a sportsman, even today. I want to promote the sport that is indigenous to India. Kabaddi is a matter of national pride. Why can't cricket, hockey, football and kabaddi be given equal platforms and co-exist? I believe that can happen. - Abhishek Bachchan, Indian Actor

Pride Quotes

A product is most easily sold when it has an identity. So they wrap you all up and put a label on you. And then that's what you have to be. But what I'm looking for is the opportunity to explore what I can do, probing the limits, learning. - Alan Arkin , American Actor

Learning Quotes, Identity Quotes

I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that. - Gillian Anderson, Actress

Change Quotes, Hope Quotes

There's something really cool about TV. TV, you get the luxury of having the same people around. It is such a blessing when you get a TV job. You really have a chance to get to make, like, work friends. I think TV is one of the few mediums where I've had the opportunity to get to know my crew members. - Valerie Azlynn, Actress

Work Quotes

Everyting negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise. - Kobe Bryant, Athlete

Challenge Quotes

The Nobel Prize gives one the opportunity to take public stands. - Philip Warren Anderson, Scientist

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

Yearbook Quotes, Off to College Quotes, Graduation Quotes

I love Vince McMahon. He came up with the character. He ran with it, and then I was able to run with it. I thank him for the opportunity he gave me. Vince McMahon was one of my best friends, period. - Kurt Angle, Athlete

Love Quotes, Character Quotes

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

I understand a lot of celebrities lose weight because they have the opportunity to get in shape and become healthier, but when you get so polished, you can't tell the story of a blue-collar family anymore. - Cristela Alonzo, Comedian

Health Quotes

To me, every kitchen appliance is useful and nothing's overrated. When I look at my little espresso machine, I don't see coffee. I see a steaming valve as an opportunity to make amazing creme brulee. - Grant Achatz, Chef

Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that. - Erykah Badu, Musician

Great Quotes

Women need opportunity and encouragement. If a girl can climb mountains, she can do anything positive within her field of work. - Samina Baig, Athlete

Work Quotes, Women Quotes, Encouragement Quotes

When kids are young, before the age of ten, there is a critical window of opportunity when their habits and motivations can be influenced. - Richard Attias, Businessman

Age Quotes, Motivational Quotes, Habit Quotes, Influence Quotes

4 Top quotes about Opportunity by Buzz Aldrin

Maybe it was the challenge of flight, the opportunity to fly, the competition of summer camp and the inspiration and discipline of West Point. I think all of those things helped me to develop a dedication and inspired me to get ahead. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Challenge Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Competition Quotes, Dedication Quotes, Discipline Quotes

Everyone who's been in space would, I'm sure, welcome the opportunity for a return to the exhilarating experiences there. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Experience Quotes

A hybrid human-robot mission to investigate an asteroid affords a realistic opportunity to demonstrate new technological capabilities for future deep-space travel and to test spacecraft for long-duration spaceflight. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Travel Quotes, Future Quotes, Logic Quotes

Anything we can do in the near future that begins to stimulate the interest of people - seeing somebody down the street have an opportunity to go into space - buoys up the whole neighborhood. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Future Quotes