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Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
by Ann Landers

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

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

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


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

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry Kaiser

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


 

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

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
- Sun Tzu

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

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

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

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier ...
a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils -
a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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 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

Politicians and diapers need to be changed regularly,
usually for the same reason.
- Anonymous

A man is usually more careful of his money
than he is of his principles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

What one has to do usually can be done.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts
filed away just below the conscious level.
- Joyce Brothers

Don't take it personally -
it's not usually about you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first,
rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
- Henry David Thoreau

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It really does matter when we tell even the slightest untruth.
Even something as well intentioned as
telling someone their ill-finished
hair style looks wonderful will backfire -
certainly karmically, and usually practically.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing
but in the midst of living.
- Anais Nin

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
- H. L. Mencken

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
- Edgar Bergen

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

It is hard enough to remember my opinions,
without also remembering my reasons for them!
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Crazy is walking down the street
with half a cantaloupe on your head,
muttering; "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
- the movie Spy Hard (1996)

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

Know that life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace

Truly great friends are hard to find,
difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
- Anonymous

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers.
If you walk hard enough,
you probably don't need any other god.
- Bruce Chatwin

It is awfully hard to be brave, when you're only a Very Small Animal.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Hard work pays off.
- Anonymous

Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches
as to conceive how others can be in want.
- Jonathan Swift

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard,"
I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

Have convictions. Be friendly.
Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs.
Work as hard as they do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

It's hard to believe, hard to be a believer,
when you see the way the things are in the world.
But I am a believer!
- Bono

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison


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