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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

Related topics: Motivational

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

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
- Ann Landers

If you marry a man who cheats on his wife,
you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.
- Ann Landers

 

Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet;
a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
- Ann Landers

Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished.
Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even.
Be able to carry money without spending it.
Do your duty without being supervised.
- Ann Landers

The Lord gave us two ends - one to sit on and the other to think with.
Success depends on which one we use the most.
- Ann Landers

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You need that guy like a giraffe needs strep throat.
- Ann Landers

At every party there are two kinds of people -
those who want to go home and those who don't.
The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.
- Ann Landers

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.
- Ann Landers

There could be no honor in a sure success,
but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
- Ann Landers

Love is friendship that has caught fire.
It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence,
sharing and forgiving.
It is loyalty through good and bad times.
It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
- Ann Landers

People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another.
They don't consider it servitude.
- Ann Landers

All married couples should learn the art of battle
as they should learn the art of making love.
Good battle is objective and honest -
never vicious or cruel.
Good battle is healthy and constructive,
and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.
- Ann Landers

If you have love in your life, it can make up for a
great many things that are missing.
If you don't have love in your life,
no matter what else there is,
it's not enough.
- Ann Landers

Know yourself.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
- Ann Landers

I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck.
- Ann Landers

Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself,
the most comforting words of all; this,
too, shall pass.
- Ann Landers

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.
- Ann Landers

Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual
is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
- Ann Landers

One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced.
Think of your three closes friends; if they seem OK,
then you're the one.
- Ann Landers

Too many people today know the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Ann Landers

I don't believe that you have to be a cow to know what milk is.
- Ann Landers

The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy,
the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.
- Ann Landers

People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told
that sorrow knows how to swim.
- Ann Landers

The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something
you haven't thought of yet.
- Ann Landers

Class is the sure-footedness that comes with having
proved you can meet life.
- Ann Landers

Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice
you may wind up making other peoples mistakes.
- Ann Landers

Nobody gets to live life backward.
Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
- Ann Landers

No one has the right to destroy another person's belief
by demanding empirical evidence.
- Ann Landers

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

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

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
- Sun Tzu

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry Kaiser

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When you work for something, you appreciate it more.
So what are y'all going to do with all the opportunities
you inherited that you didn't have to work for?
- Tavis Smiley

What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that,
find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my
face if it's going to be worth it,
and then maybe I'll surprise myself.
- Jeremy Irons

Ultimately, I think it's just going to get you that exposure,
get you in that door, get you that recognition that
will hopefully get you opportunities.
- Shawn Ashmore

We need to focus on green jobs: solar,
wind, geothermal, biomass.There's so many opportunities.
But other countries like China are getting ahead of the curve.
- Alexi Giannoulias

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

Other acting opportunities had come along,
but nothing that was tantalizing enough to me to step
away from what I found most interesting.
- Fred Savage

As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools,
educational opportunities will be limited,
as they are now, to affluent families.
- William Glasser

The formation of the News America Publishing Group
will lead to greater editorial excitement,
new business opportunities and greater efficiencies and coordination.
- Peter Chernin

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

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

I don't plan on going back to legal work.
I wanted an international career, and finance seemed
to be where some interesting career opportunities were.
- Nick Johnson

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

In politics, every day is filled with numerous opportunities for serious error.
Enjoy it.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Change brings opportunities.
On the other hand, change can be confusing.
- Michael Porter

Head Start's ability to improve the educational skills
and opportunities of Latino children will be an important
component of America's future success.
- Joe Baca

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

Public housing is more than just a place to live,
public housing programs should provide opportunities
to residents and their families.
- Carolyn McCarthy

The more you find out about the world,
the more opportunities there are to laugh at it.
- Bill Nye

We still have tremendous work ahead of us to ensure
that women have equal opportunities in the workplace and in our society.
- Blanche Lincoln

We need to have a strong economy that can create employment
opportunities and that can also produce the revenue
that we need to defend our country at home and abroad.
- Robert Menendez

There are no golden geese.
There are only fat geese eating the food that could
nourish more athletic opportunities for women.
- Donna A. Lopiano

There are a lot of new opportunities that are poking
their head up in my future.
I've been very fortunate that way, but for right now,
what I like is what I'm doing.
- Gavin MacLeod


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