Quotes and Sayings about Unity



"Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Knowledge, Opportunity, Numbers)

"The cool part of being an entertainer is getting the opportunity to get your feet wet in all areas."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Feet)

"On record dates like that I never felt too nervous because everything was really overdubbed. When we did that album, we were in the studio for probably a week, so you had a lot of opportunity to fix things."
- John Abercrombie
(Related: Opportunity)

"There is only one thing which can master the perplexed stuff of epic material into unity; and that is, an ability to see in particular human experience some significant symbolism of man's general destiny."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Experience, Ability, Destiny, Man, Unity)

"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
(Related: Opportunity, Queen)

"It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Cause, Community, Effort, Future, Iraq, Now)

"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
(Related: Life, Truth, Opportunity, Country, Future, Security)

"One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
- Brooks Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"We are totally committed to ending partition and to creating the conditions for unity and independence."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Ending, Independence, Unity)

"When others stood idly by, you and your families gave your all, in defence of a risen people and in pursuit of Irish freedom and unity."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: People, Freedom, Irish, Pursuit, Unity)

"One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Politics, War, Community, Man)

"FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Legal, Time, Community, Conviction, Day, Prejudice, Rest)

"Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell."
- Renata Adler
(Related: Life, Quality, People, Community, Nothing)

"In Thailand's history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: History, Time, Unity)

"I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Love, Education, Opportunity, Help, Kids, School)

"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
(Related: Opportunity)

"If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Career, Difference, Singing)

"The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning."
- Mitch Albom
(Related: Life, Purpose, Community, Meaning)

"Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity."
- Alcaeus
(Related: Men, Opportunity, Houses)

"In my opinion, a master is morally obliged to seize every sort of opportunity and to try to solve the problems of the position without fear of some simplifications."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Fear, Opportunity, Opinion, Problems)

"We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: People, Achievement, Country, Diversity, Unity, Variety, World)

"A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Family, Community, First)

"Making this movie was a great opportunity for me to explore high-definition. I'm glad I got to see what the challenges are, what makes it better. It works wonderfully."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Opportunity)

"Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That's what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession."
- Joan Allen
(Related: Opportunity, Film, Open, Profession, Thinking)

"Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful even if it was just vicariously."
- Joan Allen
(Related: Opportunity, Acting)

"It certainly must help us if we recognize that it is the presence of the Holy Spirit which creates a unity which we can never create."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Help, Spirit, Unity)

"To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Health, War, Opportunity, Belief, Care, Children, Tax, Iraq, Tax cuts)

"I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Medical, Americans, Community, Congress, May, Research)

"What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Power, Fear, Abuse)

"I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance, the opportunity or maybe the respect."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, Respect)

"But I never had that commercial opportunity to be played on the radio, so how could I be popular?"
- Luther Allison
(Related: Opportunity, Popular)

"The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, where people talk and I tell them what to say, is exciting and rewarding."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Time, People, Opportunity, Talk, World)

"We just kind saw the images and knew the cliches, so to have the opportunity to go there and learn something about Russian music and about Russian people and to see things apart from being a tourist."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Music, People, Opportunity, Being, Cliches)

"I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Months, Physics, University, Waiting)

"For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Family, Opportunity, Canada, Land, Relatives)

"Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, Opportunity, Thoughts, Land, Study)

"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Women, Progress, Community, Measure)

"I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity of travelling across this country and enduring all the classic situations that go with talking to people."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: People, Opportunity, Country, Talking)

"Up until now, I had ideas that I wanted to try but didn't have the opportunity to do them."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Opportunity, Ideas, Now)

"Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and capitalise on it."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Will)

"Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Actor, Old, Training, Years)

"You can't always wait for the guys at the top. Every manager at every level in the organization has an opportunity, big or small, to do something. Every manager's got some sphere of autonomy. Don't pass the buck up the line."
- Bob Anderson
(Related: Manager, Opportunity)

"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
(Related: Change, Opportunity, Hope, Day, Reading)

"I don't know that I can give a definitive answer to that, I can only say that if we create the right climate those who are producing those products will have the opportunity to move into a higher value product if changes are needed if we get this right."
- John Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Climate, Right, Value, Will)

"The Nobel Prize gives one the opportunity to take public stands."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Public)

"Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Past, Right)

"Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Opportunity, Girls)

"Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Opportunity, Iraq, Security)

"I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Leadership, People, Opportunity, End, Isolation, Suffering)

"Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Society, Business, Community, Labor)

"The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection."
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Related: Nature, Truth, Purity, Unity)

"I think the show has sort of given me a name in this business and allowed a lot of people the opportunity to see what I can do, and it's just sort of like a sweet starting point."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: Business, People, Opportunity, Name)

"Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Faith, Church, Unity)

"Law is nothing other than a certain ordinance of reason for the common good, promulgated by the person who has the care of the community."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Care, Community, Law, Nothing, Reason)

"Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Care, Community, Law, Reason)

"But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Beginning, Community, Revolution, Office)

"The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes."
- Aristotle
(Related: Control, Class, Community, Middle class)

"Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes, Media, Politicians, Present, Right, Style)

"Our planes should be full, which among other things means we have a golden opportunity... to build on the momentum reflected in the financial results we are reporting today."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Opportunity, Financial, Results, Today)

"I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Opportunity, Character)

"The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way... style."
- Frank Auerbach
(Related: Work, Fact, Style, Unity, Will)

"Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Wife, Opportunity, Act, Adultery, Evil, Living, Man, Obvious, Passion, Reason)

"By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Faithfulness, Multiplicity, Unity)

"I'll work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Commerce, Open)

"Your Mayor must seek new ways to bring jobs and industry to our community."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Community, Jobs)

"You don't need a city charter to know that education is the foundation of any community."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Community)

"Nothing is more devastating to a community than out-of-control crime."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Community, Crime, Nothing)

"We must do more to protect our neighborhoods and give integrity to our community plans."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Community, Integrity)

"We insist that the international community cannot depend on any country with weapons of mass destruction which has relations with terrorists, and which allows itself the luxury of not respecting the law and of defying the international community."
- Jose Maria Aznar
(Related: Community, Country, Destruction, Law, Luxury, Weapons)

"Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)

"But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Leadership, Success, Opportunity, Development, Achievement, Survival, Luck, Nation)

"To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Leadership, People, Opportunity, Aspirations, Being, Chance, Expectations, Majority, Open)

"I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Chance, Conservation, Country, President)

"The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Balance, Mind, Sanity, Unity)

"The papacy again, representing the traditional unity of European civilization, has also shown itself unable to limit effectively the push of nationalism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Civilization, Nationalism, Unity)

"There is surely no contradiction in saying that a certain section of the community may be quite competent to protect the persons and property of the rest, yet quite unfit to direct our opinions, or to superintend our private habits."
- Thomas Babington
(Related: Community, Contradiction, Habits, May, Opinions, Property, Rest, Saying)

"Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Family, Careers, Community, Help, School, Variety, Will)

"I consider it top priority to improve water quality and increase water quantity in my community."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Quality, Community, Quantity, Water)

"It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Equality, People, Opportunity, Values, Congress, Freedom, Nation)

"To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Opportunity, Action, America, Congress, Help, Republican, Security, Trade, Workers)

"I am looking forward to going to Dubai because it gives us an opportunity to interact with each other. We can sit and enjoy each other's company. We can go out for a walk without worrying about shooting schedules."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Opportunity, Company)

"The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Music, Work, Son, Community, Dying, Folk, Projects)

"For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, America, Country, Freedom, Generations, Land)

"In 2003, I introduced and passed The Tornado Shelters Act, which allows local governments to use Community Development Block Grant funds to construct storm shelters in manufactured housing communities."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Development, Act, Community)

"Opportunity makes a thief."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Opportunity)

"A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Opportunity, Man)

"We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Development, Community, Moderation)

"Communities don't have rights. Only individuals in the community have rights."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Community, Rights)

"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
(Related: Opportunity, America, Rest, Sense, World)

"I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job."
- Donovan Bailey
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Gifts, Job, Want)

"And if you had an, an opportunity to have a hot meal, you did. That was the cook. But you didn't stop and say, This is dinnertime and Oh wait it's five o'clock, it's time to eat for supper."
- Howard Bailey
(Related: Time, Opportunity)

"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
(Related: Opportunity, Children, Garden, Plants, Will)

"We have a very active testing community which people don't often think about when you have open source."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Community, Open, Testing)

"We actually have a real community of people doing useful things."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Community)

"A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Men, Fear, Community, Destiny, Sense, Weapons)

"A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money."
- William Baldwin
(Related: Life, Money, Work, Quality, People, Community, Living)

"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
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Hard work, Luck)

"Ability is of little account without opportunity."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Opportunity, Ability)

"I'm very, very bullish about our prospects, and as I tell our board, as I tell our employees, this is the time to invest. There's so much opportunity. Let's just invest in that opportunity, and really get after it."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Employees)

"The Passion narratives are the first pieces of the Gospels that were composed as a unity."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: First, Passion, Unity)

"Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Faith, Love, Unity)

"The Christian response is contained in these two fundamental dogmas: that of the Trinity and that of the Incarnation. In the trinitarian dogma God is one, good, true, and beautiful because he is essentially Love, and Love supposes the one, the other, and their unity."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Love, God, Christian, Trinity, Unity)

"In 1967 the last Unity Caravan was held."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Unity)

"Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the moving and relocation business. I did that for 10 years, am still doing it. And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Work, Business, Friend, Community, Open, Years)

"Storytelling is an ancient and honorable act. An essential role to play in the community or tribe. It's one that I embrace wholeheartedly and have been fortunate enough to be rewarded for."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Act, Community, Play)

"If there was the opportunity to climb a mountain, or to go ballooning, or some adventurous activity, I would always be keen to do it. I loved the countryside."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Opportunity)

"I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

"Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth."
- Tom Barrett
(Related: Opportunity, Creativity, Growth, Chaos, World)

"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
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Shakespeare)

"It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Travel, Opportunity, Rain, Will)

"Having the opportunity to follow the market frequently gives you the opportunity to see if you need to reevaluate your portfolio. But reevaluating your portfolio shouldn't trigger a sell signal so frequently."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Opportunity)

"I think the value of venues like CNBC is that they give investors an opportunity to reevaluate the situation minute by minute, but maybe we don't need to follow the market so closely."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Opportunity, Value)

"Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Men, Talent, Opportunity, Successful)

"The community of poets I belong to is not as close as it used to be, if only for the fact that our lives have become busier: jobs, children, and the like."
- John Barton
(Related: Children, Community, Fact, Jobs, Poets)

"Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that!"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Society, Community, Order, Radical)

"The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave him every opportunity to explain himself."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Opportunity, Achievement, Film)

"But the technology was accessible, which suggests incompetence on the part of our counterintelligence community and the Clinton Administration, and may in fact rise to the level of treason."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Technology, Community, Fact, Incompetence, May, Treason)

"I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script."
- Angela Bassett
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Thinking)

"A nation is a totality of men united through community of fate into a community of character."
- Otto Bauer
(Related: Men, Character, Community, Fate, Nation, United)

"In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity."
- Anne Baxter
(Related: Charity, Liberty, Unity)

"Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all."
- Richard Baxter
(Related: Charity, Liberty, Unity)

"In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Growth, Community, Fact, Job)

"Diabetes occurs at twice the rate in the African American community as it does in white Americans."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: African, American, Americans, Community)

"I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Crisis, Deep)

"In the first instance, therefore, global terrorism created a kind of global community sharing a common fate, something we had previously considered impossible."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Community, Fate, First, Sharing, Terrorism)

"It would make me a lot happier if I could meet up again next year with as many friends as possible from all over the world who I've met during my career. That's where the great opportunity lies, for me personally, in our role as World Cup host."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Opportunity, Career, Friends, Lies, World)

"Back then, a half-a-century ago, the situation was totally different. Economically, we were practically on our knees, and politically, we were still excluded from the community of nations. Today, in this respect, we have a totally different and much more stable basis."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Community, Nations, Respect, Today)

"It's wonderful to have the most important thing in the world there first thing in the morning. And especially in this business, where the opportunity to think everything is about you is there every day, now I really know that it isn't all about me."
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: Business, Opportunity, Day, First, Now, World)

"The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Knowledge, Community, Respect, State)

"You cannot sift out the poor from the community. The poor are indispensable to the rich."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Community, Poor)

"In Darwin's time all of biology was a black box: not only the cell, or the eye, or digestion, or immunity, but every biological structure and function because, ultimately, no one could explain how biological processes occurred."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Time, Eye)

"Certainly I get a lot personally out of it as well, there's the recognition and things like that but mostly I try to take that as an opportunity to explain why I hope we could see more projects like Apache out there and why it's a good thing for society."
- Brian Behlendorf
(Related: Society, Opportunity, Hope, Projects)

"I've always been supportive of the right of Israel as a state, and I've always fought against anti-Semitism, even in my own community."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Community, Israel, Right, State)

"The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: History, Life, Community, First)

"Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity."
- Peter Benenson
(Related: Being, Countries, Imprisonment, Murder, World)

"We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules."
- Alan Bennett
(Related: People, Community, Rules, Trying)

"The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Opportunity)

"It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Community, Interest, Talk, Understanding)

"I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn't know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government."
- Lloyd Bentsen
(Related: Government, Time, Career, Community, Learning, Scouting)

"There is a continuum of values between the churches and the general community. What distinguishes the handling of these values in the churches is mainly the heavier dosage of religious vocabulary involved."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Values, Churches, Community, Religious, Vocabulary)

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."
- Milton Berle
(Related: Opportunity)

"I've become this sort of icon for the gay community. I don't like the position."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Community, Gay)

"We have one of our priests in prison right now, Steve Kelly, for his antiwar actions, and three of us in the community are forbidden to visit him because we're all convicted felons."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Actions, Community, Forbidden, Now, Prison, Right, Visit)

"At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast giving way to a more steady commercial instinct, and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position, but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage of not having acquired some technical profession."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Opportunity, Enthusiasm, Giving, Instinct, Profession)

"In America, they shoot budgets and schedules, and they don't shoot films any more. There's more opportunity in Europe to make films that at least have a purity of intent."
- Paul Bettany
(Related: Opportunity, America, Budgets, Europe, Purity)

"The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Opportunity, Progress, Dignity, Security)

"Arafat's departure has created an awesome opportunity."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Opportunity, Departure)

"Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Home, Opportunity, American, Americans, Blood, Cause, Community, Obvious, Service, Spirit, Trade, World)

"Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Marriage, Community, State)

"I love playing Jim. I love working with this cast and the opportunity to come back and work with them again was just way too appealing for me. Also, I think this is a great way to wrap up the franchise."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Love, Work, Opportunity)

"No doubt unity is something to be desired, to be striven for, but it cannot be willed into being by mere declarations."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Being, Doubt, Unity)

"You who live your lives in cities or among peaceful ways cannot always tell whether your friends are the kind who would go through fire for you. But on the Plains one's friends have an opportunity to prove their mettle."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Opportunity, Cities, Fire, Friends)

"Thus, the more succinctly a train of thought was expounded, and the more comprehensive the unity of its basic idea, the closer it would approximate to the prerequisites of the mathematical way of thinking."
- Max Bill
(Related: Thought, Idea, Thinking, Unity)

"Community care is a fundamental, an essential, an enduring part of our aged care system."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Care, Community)

"When you share work, and you have the opportunity of seeing people you like doing what they do best, and you also interchange socially with them, it's very addictive."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity)

"The Wellcome Foundation offered me the chance to establish a small academic research unit, modestly funded, but with total independence. The real opportunity, however, came from King's College, London."
- James W. Black
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, College, Independence, London, Research)

"So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it; no, not even for the general good of the whole community."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Community, Law, Property, Will)

"Our children's health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Food, Health, Home, Children, Commitment, Community, Eating, Habits, School)

"Let's put aside the politics and trust the people. Let's embrace the unique opportunity we all have; take the heat and make the hard and difficult decisions, knowing that we're doing it to make things better for the people of Illinois."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Politics, Trust, People, Opportunity, Decisions)

"Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Opportunity, Failure, Caution, Inaction)

"Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Failure, Goal, Caution, Inaction, Risk)

"Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is... everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Act, Community, Conflict, Now, Will)

"Passion and standing up for things can help create a sense of unity. But you still have to act a certain way."
- Arthur Blank
(Related: Act, Help, Passion, Sense, Unity)

"It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Nature, Belief, Acceptance, Existence, Rejection, Spirits, Theory, Unbelief, Unity)

"The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Truth, Community, Man, Potential)

"When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Society, Community, Court, Will)

"The National Flood Insurance Program is a voluntary program. If a community really feels that the building insurance requirements are too burdensome, they don't have to participate."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Building, Community)

"Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Balance, Community, Country, Gentleman, Planning, Pressure, Result)

"Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Power, Opportunity, Ideas, Film)

"Hill Street Blues gave me an opportunity to work with an ensemble cast of people whose work I admired."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity)

"Well, as a former small businessperson - I understand what's going on, I think in the business community. And businesspeople around the country are looking at all the spending and all the debt. They're looking at all the policies coming out of this Congress and this administration the last two years, and they - it's created all this uncertainty."
- John Boehner
(Related: Business, Community, Congress, Country, Debt, Uncertainty, Years)

"The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things."
- John Boehner
(Related: Power, Opportunity, Chance, Lies, Majority, Value)

"We can continue to make significant strides in the scientific community by exploring new stem cell research methods that do not include destroying human embryos."
- John Boehner
(Related: Community, Research)

"Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Sacrifice, American, Bravery, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops, Unity)

"The owner of the New York Yankees, Mr. George Steinbrenner who I had the greatest respect for, I want to thank him for giving me the opportunity to win that special ring in 1996."
- Wade Boggs
(Related: Opportunity, Giving, Respect, Want)

"I suspect that no community will become humane and caring by restricting what its members can say."
- Derek Bok
(Related: Caring, Community, Will)

"Ability is nothing without opportunity."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Opportunity, Ability, Nothing)

"All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Society, Being, Community, Competition, Now, Objectives)

"There is a need for more effective dialogue... between the government and the international community."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Government, Community)

"A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Poetry, Community, Girls, Risk, Talk, Venice, Visit)

"I had an opportunity with Baltimore to make it to the World Series, and that didn't happen."
- Bobby Bonilla
(Related: Opportunity, World)

"Albania has to demonstrate that it is willing to be a reliable partner in the international community."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Community)

"Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that would make the most impact on the population, infrastructure, and governments of these areas."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Opportunity, Living, Population)

"Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Lie, Opportunity, Ideas, Waiting)

"Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Thought, Opportunity, Freedom)

"I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Home, Intelligence, Medical, People, American, Community, Information, Law, Military, professionals)

"The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people: equality and opportunity for all. Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation, these were an ideal."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Equality, Time, Opportunity, Values, March, Washington, Years)

"I didn't do this for the President. When I had this opportunity, not only was it work, but it was something that I could do, as an actor, for the victims and their families. Something I could give back."
- Timothy Bottoms
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Actor, President, Victims)

"I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity."
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(Related: Work, Unity, Will)

"Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

"It is a great compliment to go out and be recognized. Although, because I basically go home and go to work, there isn't much opportunity for that kind of thing to happen."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Home, Work, Opportunity, Compliment)

"So I just got on the phone and the engineer just patched me in and I did reports. I'd get a community leader and bring him to the phone, call up the station and do an interview over the phone with the guy."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Leader, Community)

"Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey continues to advance their cause and to strengthen their community by aspiring to open a Girl's Center for Philadelphia."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Cause, Community, Girls, Open)

"So, the international community are all the countries that are important: the United States definitely everywhere; the European Union because it is very important, and also, they do show a great deal of international responsibility; and then the local players."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Community, Countries, Responsibility, states, United)

"It also seems that the Afghans themselves want to avail themselves of this opportunity and all recognize that the UN is uniquely qualified to help bring them together."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Opportunity, Help, Want)

"In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don't know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Community, Genocide, Security, Troops)

"However, it does seem now that the international community, more importantly the powers that have influence, and, even more importantly, Afghanistan's neighbors realize that it is high time that they work together, and not against one another."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Time, Work, Afghanistan, Community, Influence, Neighbors, Now)

"The third point is that for some time the UN has been talking about helping Afghanistan in the reconstruction of the country but there has never been any real commitment by the international community to provide resources for that."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Time, Afghanistan, Commitment, Community, Country, Talking)

"But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Actors, Afghanistan, Community, Country, Help, Right)

"As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Faith, Errors, Laws, Practice, Vices)

"I had always fancied a go at the comedy and when it started to go reasonably well and the opportunity arose for me to move into it full time, I just couldn't turn it down. I just took the risk, and I just wanted to see if it would work and thankfully it did."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Work, Time, Opportunity, Comedy, Risk)

"I do not overlook the fact that the appearance of these new, free nations in the European political community not only celebrates the return of the prodigal son but also creates new sources of friction here and there."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Son, Appearance, Community, Fact, Nations)

"The whole thing about acting, the draw for me, is the opportunity to do things you don't get to do in real life."
- Benjamin Bratt
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Acting)

"Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the general framework of history, so that despite the difficulties, the fundamental paradoxes and contradictions, we may respect the unity of history which is also the unity of life."
- Fernand Braudel
(Related: History, Life, Difficulties, May, Paradoxes, Respect, Unity)

"My family life and my ideals, my commitment to the community and to other people - all people - has been improved. I think less about myself and more about my community today."
- Andre Braugher
(Related: Family, Life, People, Commitment, Community, Ideals, Today)

"I would find myself backing away from all of the "isms," all of the communities. I have always been able to be misused by every community But that is OK. I would rather be misused than neglected."
- Anthony Braxton
(Related: Community)

"Jesus was a community organizer, Pontius Pilate was a governor. And perhaps they should understand the role of a community organizer is to help people in distress."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: People, Community, Help)

"It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Science, Achievement, Career, Study, Unity)

"If you look back today over the last 25 years, it is a fact that we have had a progressive degeneration of our intelligence community in general; in particular in the field of human intelligence."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Fact, Today, Years)

"Well, just that there would be somebody in the office and the voters - it was more or less an understanding in the entire community, as long as that person was doing a good job on the merits, nobody was going to run against him."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Community, Job, Office, Understanding)

"Above all, TRIBES is fun, and even kind of sexy... in that every round features an Opportunity for Reproduction, which is the main aim of the game, as it is in most of Nature."
- David Brin
(Related: Nature, Opportunity, Fun)

"Take, therefore, what modern technology is capable of: the power of our moral sense allied to the power of communications and our ability to organize internationally.That, in my view, gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Change, Power, Technology, Opportunity, Ability, Community, First, Sense, World)

"In 2005 we have a once in a generation opportunity to deliver a modern Marshall plan for the developing world."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Opportunity, World)

"Everybody in the black community must organize, and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not, but not until we are organized."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Alliance, Community, Will)

"Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done!"
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Technology, Work, Family, Opportunity, America, Destiny, Guidance, Leisure, Sense, Will)

"We have to restore power to the family, to the neighborhood, and the community with a non-market principle, a principle of equality, of charity, of let's-take-care-of-one-another. That's the creative challenge."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Power, Equality, Family, Challenge, Charity, Community)

"When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity, but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like, children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Children, Pets, Reason)

"Telling the community a serial killer is out there stirs up a lot of unpleasant attention."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Attention, Community)

"Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Experience, Power, Control, Community, Ego, Media, Police)

"Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Dance, Opportunity)

"Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Opportunity, Nothing)

"They drink with impunity, or anybody who invites them."
- Charles Farrar Browne
"Everyting negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise."
- Kobe Bryant
(Related: Opportunity, Negative, Pressure)

"It's nice to have the opportunity to play for so much money, but it's nicer to win it."
- Paul Bryant
(Related: Money, Opportunity, Play)

"We now have the opportunity of giving to the USSR its Vietnam war."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: War, Opportunity, Giving, Now, Vietnam)

"I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Opportunity, College, Country, Economy, Future, Grandparents, Jobs, Kids)

"I was young and felt like it was opportunity 'cause they were moving units back then on the underground scene."
- Young Buck
(Related: Opportunity)

"When there's an opportunity to do more, we must."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Opportunity)

"Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two."
- Buddha
(Related: Idea, Unity)

"I still consider it a summer job, though. So, I try to maintain that summer job as long as I can. But it's exciting to be able to have the opportunity to do things I always dreamed of as a kid."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Summer)

"The connection which formerly existed between the Government and banks was in reality injurious to both, as well as to the general interests of the community at large."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Banks, Community, Connection, Reality)

"In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Benefits, Community, Will)

"With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot; but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Change, Absence, Genetics, Years)

"The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Leadership, Opportunity, Development, America, Training)

"Our community in North Texas is fortunate to have two thriving airports. We serve millions of satisfied customers and employ hundreds of thousands of North Texans. We should not jeopardize that which is working well already."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Community)

"In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Community, Direction, Dress, Effect, End, Force, Public, Sense)

"If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community, with our own McDonald's, with our own Kentucky Fried Chickens, it was gonna be a great move."
- Solomon Burke
(Related: Community, Kentucky)

"The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Opportunity)

"Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Leadership, Opportunity, Jobs, Principles, Training)

"We all know that change is inevitable. It provides us with a challenge and an opportunity to grow and improve and to attract new members with new ideas."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Change, Opportunity, Ideas, Challenge)

"We have the opportunity to provide the first FDA reviewed and approved over-the-counter option that can help people lose weight and make changes to their lifestyle and diet."
- Steve Burton
(Related: Diet, People, Opportunity, First, Help, Weight)

"We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Faith, Government, Community, Needs, Questions)

"Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Vision, Community, Culture, Diversity, Identity, Sense, State)

"You know, there are a lot of would-be governors of Texas sitting around today who never took the opportunity to get into a race when the time was right."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Race, Right, Today)

"Our greatest privilege and responsibility as leaders of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs is to provide our veterans with a system that cares for their wounds and ensures that they have an opportunity to succeed."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Opportunity, Committee, Leaders, Privilege, Responsibility, Succeed, Veterans, Wounds)

"Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him."
- Charlie Byrd
(Related: Music, People, Community)

"If we are to succeed, we must recognize that the community redevelopment is not solely the rehabilitation of housing, or putting a mall in the business strips."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Business, Community, Succeed)

"But I am committed to keeping this city a strong and viable center for commerce and industry, for continuing to make it a place of opportunity for its citizens."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Opportunity, Commerce)

"I am here before you tonight to dedicate this administration to bringing a new renaissance of neighborhood life and community spirit, a renewal of confidence in the future of our city and a revival of opportunity for all Chicago."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Chicago, Community, Confidence, Future, Spirit)

"Freedom from militarism will give the German people the opportunity, if they will but seize it, to apply their great energies and abilities to the works of peace."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, People, Opportunity, Freedom, Will)

"It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Friendship, Time, Peace, Opportunity, Nations, Respect, United, Will)

"Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Death, Life, People, Opportunity, Security, Thinking)

"But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings - then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life."
- George Cadbury
(Related: Family, Life, Thought, Opportunity, Garden, Man, Will)

"Spending time at the Federal Reserve was a good learning opportunity for me. It helped me to understand economic philosophies and polices that I had not previously known about."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Learning)

"Over the course of two years, we arrived at a point where we began to look at the value added by making information more easily accessible across the intelligence community, both defense and national."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Defense, Information, Value, Years)

"From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opportunity, I am likely to treat matters of greater importance."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Success, Idea, Opportunity, Fortune, Importance, May)

"I loved the opportunity to play for the Yankees, too."
- Bert Campaneris
(Related: Opportunity, Play)

"When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Marriage, Sacrifice, Unity)

"Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Change, Care, Community)

"The two hot issues are the gay issue and the abortion issue. These are the two defining issues in the evangelical community these days. I'm sure that these hot buttons will be pushed, time and time again."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Time, Abortion, Community, Gay, Will)

"I think it goes back to the fact that the evangelical community often does not have a biblical vision of God."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: God, Vision, Community, Fact)

"When you talk about evangelicals, don't forget that a significant proportion of the evangelical community is African American. And most African Americans - well over 90 percent, thoroughly evangelical, thoroughly biblical - will probably vote Democratic."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: African, American, Americans, Community, Forget, Talk, Vote, Will)

"Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all."
- Annie Jump Cannon
(Related: Intelligence, Nature, Power, Creation, Man, Teaching, Unity)

"In the hip-hop community, it's about how real are you, or how strong can you be, and really my music just reflects me. If you can accept me, then you can accept my music."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Music, Community)

"This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it."
- Al Capone
(Related: Opportunity, American, Capitalism, Will)

"There's a reason why every human society has fiction. It teaches us how to be 'good,' to behave in a way that is for the benefit of the whole community."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Society, Community, Fiction, Reason)

"And I had a big opportunity with Richard Brooks, The Professionals, which is really a magnificent movie."
- Claudia Cardinale
(Related: Opportunity, Brooks, professionals)

"Like my colleague, I represent a large Assyrian community in central California, one of the largest concentrations of Assyrian Americans anywhere in the United States."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Americans, Community, states, United)

"I worked for some very good people who have helped me along the way and actually enabled me to have the opportunity to be selected to join the Astronaut Corps."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: People, Opportunity)

"In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a growing sense of unity and mission."
- George Carey
(Related: Time, Mission, Sense, Unity)

"What I think is that we in the church - and especially I as an Archbishop - I'm responsible for maintaining our rules, and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ."
- George Carey
(Related: Church, Body, Christ, Rules, Unity)

"I like how they are. I think they're great. And their communities are communities. I have a greater sense of community in New York than almost anywhere I've ever lived. Really, it's terrific."
- Peter Carey
(Related: Community, Sense)

"I can remember when I was National Security Adviser, the intelligence community told us... they put out an intelligence report saying that Iran would never back off from attacks on shipping in the Gulf if we use force."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Force, National security, Saying)

"It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: People, Goals, Community, Country, Sense)

"An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community - as SNCC does - must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Power, Work, Strength, Community, Needs, Voice)

"For our welfare reform efforts to be successful, we must empower local charitable organizations with the resources to address their local community needs."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: Successful, Community, Needs, Reform, Welfare)

"Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Trust, Wealth, Community)

"I don't think it is given to any of us to be impertinent to great religions with impunity."
- John Le Carre
"Who belongs to the community of the commonly protected?"
- Robert Casey
(Related: Community)

"Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Abuse, Children, Country, Neglect, Risk, Support, Today)

"Getting to where Delaware State is today was a challenge my friends - a challenge proudly met by the people of this community and the Delaware State family."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Family, People, Challenge, Community, Friends, State, Today)

"These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Nature, Opportunity, College, Ivy, Students)

"Ensuring a bright future for all our children is the responsibility of the community, the schools, families and like it or not- politicians as well."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Children, Community, Future, Politicians, Responsibility, Schools)

"When ye are prepared for a thing, the opportunity to use it presents itself."
- Edgar Cayce
(Related: Opportunity)

"We really think it is a good thing for scientists to spend a little bit of their time either in the community or in schools or helping to train high school teachers."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: Time, Community, School, Schools, Scientists, Teachers)

"Individuality or Unity? I say there's room for both."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Individuality, Unity)

"Let me close as I did in Gander on September 11, 2002 when I went to that community to thank the people of Gander and the people of Canada for the overwhelming support and help that was given to us in the wake of those attacks on September 11, 2001."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: People, Canada, Community, Help, Support)

"Yet in all those cases I finally steeled myself to seize the opportunity, and find a way to muddle through and eventually conclude that I had, in fact, chosen the right path, as risky as it seemed at the time."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Fact, Right)

"I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Money, People, Community, Iraq, Justice, Respect)

"The international community should treat this as a window of opportunity to ramp up preparedness and response."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Opportunity, Community)

"This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Business, Change, Health, Actions, Community, Now)

"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door."
- Kyle Chandler
(Related: Opportunity)

"The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Government, Happiness, Men, Work, Opportunity, Office)

"Big Business can make laws as easily as it can break them - and with as little impunity."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Business, Laws)

"Politics is organized hatred, that is unity."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Politics, Hatred, Unity)

"Recognizing Quebec as being different, recognizing our history, recognizing our identity, has never meant a weakening of Quebec and has never been a threat to national unity."
- Jean Charest
(Related: History, Being, Identity, Unity)

"Julie, Mia and I just met for a couple days, doing some work but really under the guise of having fun. We do events like the Women's Sports Foundation Dinner, where we get to not only do a good thing for the community but we get to hang out with one another again."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Sports, Work, Women, Community, Events, Fun)

"Number one, it was a chance to thank my parents, because they passed away a couple of years ago. They gave me so much by giving me the opportunity to play soccer, and I wanted to share the story we had together."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, Giving, Parents, Play, Soccer, Years)

"So I'm still doing my best to stay in shape and hope that opportunity will come back to me."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Opportunity, Hope, Will)

"We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Community, Diversity, Help, Nation, Parents, Students)

"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Progress, Achievement, Aspirations, Community, Forget, Needs, Prosperity)

"Long live the Unity of Latin America."
- Hugo Chavez
(Related: America, Unity)

"No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet, with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity."
- Hugo Chavez
(Related: Community, Humanity, Laws, Rest)

"Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Opportunity, Actors, Want)

"Our technology is very scalable. Our software can accommodate enormous numbers of clients. It's a marvelous opportunity. We'll keep developing products."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Technology, Opportunity, Clients, Numbers, Software)

"I do a little fact checking now and then. Other than that its impact is simply that email has revolutionized communication for me, and my website has built up a community of readers, which is a lot of fun."
- Lee Child
(Related: Communication, Community, Fact, Fun, Now)

"If we prove capable of showing a pioneering commitment, we shall create a commmunity listened to around the world."
- Jacques Chirac
(Related: Commitment, World)

"They missed a great opportunity to shut up."
- Jacques Chirac
(Related: Opportunity)

"If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Love, Idea, Opportunity)

"The government needs to help those in need, but members of Congress shouldn't take advantage of the situation and use a national tragedy as an opportunity to spend taxpayer dollars on their pet projects."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Government, Pet, Opportunity, Congress, Help, Needs, Projects, Tragedy)

"The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Death, Life, Nature, Delight, Diversity, Europe, Old, Unity)

"Christine and I haven't raised our children. A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed to helping them become faithful, competent adults."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Children, Community)

"The thing about that too is that we had the same extras everyday. It was such a community. It was like a microcosmic little town. We were like all little towns people with extras and a crew."
- Erika Christensen
(Related: People, Community)

"I don't want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence-community estimates should not become public in the way of this city and in the way of Congress."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Intelligence, Congress, Public, Talk, Want, Will)

"For the whole of Western Europe, I know the business community quite good."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Business, Community, Europe)

"But I certainly know a lot of people that existed at that level and are always kind of pining for more, always thinking that the next big break, the next opportunity, the big role are just around the corner of the next audition."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: People, Opportunity, Thinking)

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Opportunity, Difficulty)

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Opportunity, Difficulty)

"I think my family and closest friends are learning about my need to withdraw, and I am learning how to restore and store my energy to both serve the community to the best of my ability and to serve my writer's heart."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Family, Heart, Ability, Community, Energy, Friends, Learning, Writer)

"I was raised in Chicago, so always used Latina. It's what my Father and brothers called ourselves, when we meant the entire Spanish-speaking community of Chicago."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Father, Brothers, Chicago, Community)

"I've got the god given talent or the god given opportunity better put, to let that out in a harmless way you know, and I don't know what it does to you, I don't really know."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: God, Talent, Opportunity)

"If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters."
- Helen Clark
(Related: Community, Injustice, Neglect, Suffering, Will)

"Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Change, Life, Love, Opportunity, Force)

"Europe and America must act together in the face of evil. It's high time for Americans and Europeans to restore that unity and be able to take actions collectively together."
- Wesley Clark
(Related: Time, Act, Actions, America, Americans, Europe, Evil, Unity)

"After all my years of doing instrumental music I still like just a simple instrumental song with a nice catchy melody and an opportunity to play a solo over a harmonic structure."
- Stanley Clarke
(Related: Music, Opportunity, Play, Song, Years)

"It was an exciting time for me personally because the number of times I've been to the playoffs, that was the opportunity to obtain the first ring. That was special, that's for sure."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Time, Opportunity, First)

"I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that's what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Love, Work, Dreams, Opportunity, College, Fact, Kids, Trying)

"Being involved in the well-being and advancement of one's own community is a most natural thing to do."
- Clarence Clemons
(Related: Being, Community)

"There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Education, People, Opportunity, Freedom, Help, Information, Poverty, Today, Want)

"I also believe that we have an extraordinary opportunity for the United States and European Union to lead the world in developing and implementing new and more efficient technologies - smart electrical grids and electrical vehicles."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Opportunity, states, United, World)

"Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Business, Death, Growth, Community, Confidence, Tax, Investment, Jobs, Will)

"Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it."
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Related: Opportunity)

"We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Opportunity, Benefits, Help, Obligation, Today)

"Loyalty to the family must be merged into loyalty to the community, loyalty to the community into loyalty to the nation, and loyalty to the nation into loyalty to mankind. The citizen of the future must be a citizen of the world."
- Thomas Cochrane
(Related: Family, Community, Future, Loyalty, Mankind, Nation, World)

"Quite simply the Games are the biggest opportunity sport in this country has ever had. It is one that we must not squander."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: Opportunity, Country, Games)

"The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions."
- Paulo Coelho
(Related: People, Opportunity, Acting, Mistakes, Opinions)

"Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to."
- Ethan Coen
(Related: Design, Movies, Opportunity, Ambition, Being)

"I guess everything having to do with your background has some influence on how you tell stories but it's hard to parse how growing up in a Jewish community in Minnesota really affected it."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Community, Growing up, Influence)

"My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions."
- Stanley Cohen
(Related: Work, Interest, Respect)

"It is one thing to take as a given that approximately 70 percent of an entering high school freshman class will not attend college, but to assign a particular child to a curriculum designed for that 70 percent closes off for that child the opportunity to attend college."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Opportunity, Class, College, Curriculum, School, Will)

"For electronica music, David Linton has been doing this series called Unity Gain, which is pretty cool."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Music, Gain, Pretty, Unity)

"There is a real opportunity right now as parents and grandparents to come up with a plan that leaves our kids with something better than we have; that is, an opportunity to own, build, and grow a nest egg of their own."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Opportunity, Grandparents, Kids, Now, Right)

"As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!"
- Robert Collier
(Related: Opportunity, May)

"Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Opportunity, Lies, Right, Service)

"Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Opportunity, Career, Waiting)

"I gravitated to acting out of a mixture of instinct, naivete and opportunity."
- Jeffrey Combs
(Related: Opportunity, Acting, Instinct)

"Testimony is an integral part of the Black religious tradition. It is the occasion where the believer stands before the community of faith in order to give account of the hope that is in him or her."
- James Hal Cone
(Related: Faith, Hope, Community, Order, Religious, Tradition)

"I love doing the voice of Batman because of the quality of the animation. The music is particularly incredible. Another bonus is getting the opportunity to work with some very respected actors who do not usually do voice work."
- Kevin Conroy
(Related: Love, Music, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Actors, Animation, Voice)

"If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Imagination, Impression, Character, Man, Unity, Words)

"Opportunity knocks, but doesn't always answer to its name."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Opportunity, Name)

"Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it's too late."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Time, Opportunity)

"I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family. My dad was a pretty rough guy. So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and found his way to the gym. It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time with him and work out in the gym."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Dad, Home, Time, Work, Family, Opportunity, Brothers, Irish, Pretty)

"The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends I have made in this community."
- Gary Cooper
(Related: Achievement, Community, Friends)

"Therefore, having obtained the opportunity from these sources, I too began to consider the mobility of the earth."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Opportunity, Earth)

"Roger Corman exploited all of the young people who worked for him, but he really gave you responsibility and opportunity. So it was kind of a fair deal."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: People, Opportunity, Responsibility)

"Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice."
- James J. Corbett
(Related: Community, Injustice)

"In coming to the Congress as a new Member and becoming a fellow Blue Dog, we have had an opportunity to share and really spend a great deal of time in examining the challenges that our Nation finds itself in in getting its fiscal house in order."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Congress, Nation, Order)

"In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Peace, Strength, Community, Countries, Intentions, Military, Prosperity, World)

"You have to face the fact that I have no reputation as a composer; I have my reputation as a songwriter and a performer-and that opportunity came this summer, when I was invited to perform at the Lincoln Centre festival in New York... three nights."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Opportunity, Fact, Reputation, Summer)

"And over the last ten years, after my work with the Brodsky Quartet, I had the opportunity to write arrangements for chamber group, chamber orchestra, jazz orchestra, symphony orchestra even."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Jazz, Years)

"This was a tragic event in human history, but by paying tribute to the Armenian community we ensure the lessons of the Armenian genocide are properly understood and acknowledged."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: History, Community, Genocide, Tribute)

"Sometimes failure isn't an opportunity in disguise, it's just you."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Opportunity, Failure, Disguise)

"I pastor a very large church in western Australia. We have about - over 2,000 people, which we have a Bible school, community services, a lot of things linked with it. So my life's very full today. Not enough days in the week."
- Margaret Smith Court
(Related: Life, People, Church, Bible, Community, School, Today)

"When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Man, Reason, Right)

"I have seen that the American Dream is a reality - and I would love to feel the British Dream is also a reality. To enable that, we have to bring back some common sense and encourage family values, a proper sense of justice and make people believe they have a decent chance to build a business or career for themselves. I see this moment as a fantastic opportunity to restore this, because I believe Britain Has Talent."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Business, Family, Love, Talent, People, Dream, Opportunity, Values, American, Career, Chance, Common sense, Justice, Reality)

"The opportunity to record the song came when Phil Collins' record label, Atlantic, was doing a tribute album to him and they asked all these different artists to do renditions of his songs."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Opportunity, Artists, Song, Songs, Tribute)

"We want a vernacular in art. No mere verbal or formal agreement, or dead level of uniformity but that comprehensive and harmonizing unity with individual variety which can be developed among people politically and socially free."
- Walter Crane
(Related: Art, People, Agreement, Unity, Variety, Want)

"The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community."
- Kimberly Crenshaw
(Related: Women, Community, Empowerment)

"The judge decided in this case that both the state and the defense would have the opportunity to respond to certain kinds of press. This is one such instance."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Opportunity, Defense, Press, State)

"I don't think Amber taped Scott or testified for money, but the opportunity certainly presented itself. It makes me a bit uncomfortable, but at least she never sold the story before trial to the tabloids."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Money, Opportunity)

"Having the opportunity to fly the first flight of something like a space shuttle was the ultimate test flight."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Opportunity, First, Space)

"We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations of the world are witness, to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government by India as soon as hostilities are over. I repeat that that is beyond doubt."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Opportunity, Doubt, Nations, Self, United, World)

"Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined with the maximum opportunity for displaying it."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Opportunity, Living, Motives, Rudeness)

"To the European immigrant - that is, to the aliens who have been converted into Americans by the advantages of American life - the Promise of America has consisted largely in the opportunity which it offered of economic independence and prosperity."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Life, Opportunity, America, American, Americans, Independence, Promise, Prosperity)

"Our flag is not just one of many political points of view. Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: Symbol, Unity)

"We really tried hard not to make it a cricket book, it appeals to a much wider community."
- Hansie Cronje
(Related: Community, Cricket)

"The great unity which true science seeks is found only by beginning with our knowledge of God, and coming down from Him along the stream of causation to every fact and event that affects us."
- Howard Crosby
(Related: Science, God, Knowledge, Beginning, Fact, Unity)

"I'm really happy with Elektra, I don't have anything bad to say about them at all. I always knew a major label was the right place for me to be. I never really had an opportunity to go to an independent label anyway."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Opportunity, Right)

"Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Opportunity, Errors, Judgment, Magic, Physics, Practice)

"Igby was a really good opportunity for me to grow up. The cast was great."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Opportunity)

"I think it's a tremendous opportunity, particularly given the complexion of the overall voter structure in California. It's very hard for a Republican to get elected."
- Mike Curb
(Related: Opportunity, Republican)

"Now I'm a painter. That was another opportunity I was able to pursue, I've been painting all my life, now it's become a second career because of my success in the movies."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Movies, Success, Life, Opportunity, Career, Now, Painting)

"Every week it's another opportunity to really make that work and figure out how to make it work better. And I love that it's like theater, too, and the audience, and it's so short. It's only 20 minutes. It's like a haiku or something."
- Joan Cusack
(Related: Love, Work, Opportunity, Theater)

"The whole thing was done for internal political reasons to galvanize and unify the country against the Americans, and if they hadn't had that immediate opportunity they would have found another one."
- Lloyd Cutler
(Related: Opportunity, Americans, Country)

"I am fully committed to Hannah Montana. It's what gave me this amazing opportunity to reach out to so many people. I'm really excited about our new season. We are making great new episodes that I can't wait for our fans to see and I'm looking forward to the "Hannah Montana" movie that will be out in the spring."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: People, Opportunity, Fans, Montana, Spring, Will)

"Don't get yourself in certain circumstances or instances, because it's not a good feeling to be sitting in that chair where you've got 12 people that are in control of your life. You have an opportunity to be in control of your life for yourself by the decisions that you make."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, People, Opportunity, Control, Circumstances, Decisions, Feeling)

"I've very proud to be mayor of our great city. It's a city with a heart and a soul. Chicago has a unique spirit. Our business community wants to give back."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Soul, Heart, Chicago, Community, Spirit)

"I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Community, Congress, Country, Force, Leaders, states, United)

"So you keep raising these taxes, and all of a sudden the business community says, 'Why are we here? We can go someplace else and use their phones.' That's one of the problems that directly affects the business community."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Community, Problems, Taxes)

"Everybody would love to be mayor of Chicago. If you look at what we have done over many, many years and where we are today and the commitment by the business community, the commitment by the not-for-profit community - all this coming together - this is a wonderful city."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Love, Chicago, Commitment, Community, Today, Years)

"We weren't wealthy but we definitely weren't poor. We were incredibly rich because there was a wonderful community in Shepherd's Bush, where I grew up. All my friends were into villainy and crime."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Community, Crime, Friends, Poor, Villainy)

"Now the fact that terrorists throughout the world see this as an opportunity to defeat the United States, we have to be - and every Democratic candidate, even those who opposed us going in, now say we just simply can't cut and run."
- Al D'Amato
(Related: Opportunity, Defeat, Fact, Now, states, United, World)

"There's no one actor in particular that I want to model my career after, except for the people who have been able to keep their career varied and who choose things that interest them. That opportunity is all I really want."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: People, Opportunity, Actor, Career, Interest, Want)

"Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Caring, Community, Sense)

"People were concerned about national security, and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy, education and health care."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Education, Health, People, Opportunity, Care, Economy, National security)

"What I've said in the past is that I want the Labour Party to approach this matter on the basis of unity."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Party, Past, Unity, Want)

"I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Hope, Autumn, Commitment, Party, Saying, Unity, Vote, Will)

"You've got to seize the opportunity if it is presented to you."
- Clive Davis
(Related: Opportunity)

"There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music."
- Jim Davis
(Related: Music, Art, Life, Opportunity, Focus, Loss, Writing)

"There is something I feel when I animate something; you can never really understand the character you're animating unless you've had the opportunity to turn it around. Once you've done that, you know it is a three-dimensional object."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Opportunity, Character)

"That's always something that's really important for an actor - to find an opportunity to do a scene where there is a moment like that, where you manage to connect with everyone."
- Bruce Davison
(Related: Opportunity, Actor)

"The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Legal, Battle, Community)

"We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Community, Loneliness)

"Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party... unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Government, Opportunity, Parliament, Party)

"It was in our power to set high price for our blood, a price too high for the Arab community, the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Power, Army, Blood, Community, Worth)

"For the last 3 years, we have celebrated National Nurses Week. Beginning on May 6, we will once again have the opportunity to truly commend the nursing community for their contributions to our national health delivery system."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Health, Opportunity, Beginning, Community, May, Nurses, Will, Years)

"When I found this opportunity to answer the ad, I got the job and I've been there ever since."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Opportunity, Job)

"The U.S. cannot impose freedom, security, and unity in Iraq by force."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Force, Freedom, Iraq, Security, Unity)

"It's through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we've always mapped our path at Dell. There's always an opportunity to make a difference."
- Michael Dell
(Related: Opportunity, Curiosity, Difference)

"The countries that share this conception should be able to go further together, without excluding the others, since they can still live in a greater community of exchange and co-operation."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Community, Countries)

"Because I was successful over the years, I never had the opportunity to do the stuff I really wanted."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Years)

"To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness."
- John Dewey
(Related: Happiness, Opportunity, Key)

"Since 1985, I have written about contemporary Jewish practice and the Jewish community."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Community, Practice)

"November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Books, Community, Country, Holidays)

"I have a 10-year track record of writing for the Jewish community."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Community, Writing)

"Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Opportunity)

"What I did was sit down with the Washington State officials, with the historic preservation people, with the tribe, the local community, the port of Port Angeles, and we worked this thing out, and we protected the tribe's interest."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: People, Community, Interest, State, Washington)

"There is no kind of harassment that a man may not inflict on a woman with impunity in civilized societies."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Man, May, Woman)

"If you only do little clusters - three or four songs by one, and another, and then yet another - you lose the opportunity to think your way into the composer's mind, since, after all, most of these pieces are quite brief."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Opportunity, Mind, Songs)

"And what unity is to be had, at a time when orchestras are dying out, and when opera houses are about to close their doors; what's going to come next - when nothing new in music, for the orchestra, is truly lasting: pieces are performed once, and then they're thrown away."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Time, Music, Dying, Houses, Nothing, Opera, Orchestras, Unity)

"When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Strength, Community)

"Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Opportunity)

"One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Man)

"To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Class, Community, Tax)

"We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Opportunity)

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Man)

"The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Success, Opportunity)

"I don't think I ever set my goals that high. As a kid growing up I just wanted an opportunity to race and to be able to make a living doing it. It just came together."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Opportunity, Goals, Growing up, Living, Race)

"By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Opportunity, Economy, Job, Meeting, Nation, Needs, Prosperity)

"People are looking to have more meaning in their lives. It is a sign the technology community is coming of age."
- John Doerr
(Related: Age, Technology, People, Community, Meaning)

"Green-tech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century."
- John Doerr
(Related: Opportunity)

"Green technologies - going green - is bigger than the Internet. It could be the biggest economic opportunity of the 21st century."
- John Doerr
(Related: Opportunity, Internet)

"Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things."
- Dogen
(Related: Ideas, Body, Mind, Unity, Voice, Will)

"That's how we do it in the black community; we give back to the people who made us who we are. We never forget that."
- Snoop Dogg
(Related: People, Community, Forget)

"I think a lot of developments start with the desire of the developer to get what he really wants so that he can use it. It's not just the technical fascination or the business opportunity."
- Ray Dolby
(Related: Business, Opportunity, Desire)

"If you had the opportunity and some talent, there was no way you couldn't progress, because it was an open market. There was the advertising world, and there was the documentary world."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Talent, Opportunity, Progress, Advertising, Open, World)

"When when my first feature opportunity came along, I wasn't prepared, but we did it in about 17 days."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Opportunity, First)

"Now is the time to draw a clean, clear, bright line and say if you are engaging in speech over the Internet you do not have to check with your lawyer or your accountant. You are a free American, and you have the opportunity to engage in free speech over the Internet."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Time, Opportunity, American, Free speech, Internet, Now)

"There is no social program in this country that is as important as a good job that pays well, that gives someone an opportunity to go to work, have some security, have benefits, and take care of their family and have a good life."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Opportunity, Benefits, Care, Country, Job, Security)

"All of us aspire to give our children something more, leave a country to our children that is a better one, a stronger one, with better jobs and growth and opportunity."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Children, Country, Jobs)

"A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Health, Family, Home, Discipline, Community, Independence, Job, Retirement, Welfare)

"It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Religion, Society, God, Community, Harm)

"Our technological infrastructure alienates us from each other. No need to form a workplace community, everybody there will be out in a year or two, and so will you, looking for a better place."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Community, Will)

"One definition of eternity is that we are not alone on this planet, that there are those who've gone before and those who will come, and that there is a community of spirits."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Community, Eternity, Spirits, Will)

"When my dad first started out in the police force, wearing the uniform was a sense of pride, and it was respected in the community for what the police force was all about. Unfortunately today, the uniform is a target."
- Jerry Doyle
(Related: Dad, Community, First, Force, Police, Pride, Sense, Today)

"If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Home, Life, Family, Community, Difference, Nothing, World)

"I decided at age 9, but I was reinforced at age 13 when a teacher told me I had talent. I can't say she really motivated me because I already knew. I knew I had talent. I went to the Jewish community theater and got in plays there. Then I went for the movies.'"
- Richard Dreyfuss
(Related: Age, Movies, Talent, Community, Theater)

"Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Opportunity, Today)

"The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Change, Opportunity)

"At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade."
- Arnie Duncan
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Financial, Banks, College, Depression, Nation, Risk, Students)

"We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity."
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Opportunity, First, Laws, May, Spring)

"In the '80s, I can't say that Amy and I were aware of an independent film community. We could only get a certain amount of money for our pictures, which made them low budget movies, but they were distributed through studios."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Money, Movies, Community, Film)

"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
(Related: Love, Opportunity, Living)

"I just am grateful for every opportunity to go to work. I don't really focus on celebrity status."
- George Dzundza
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Celebrity, Focus)

"There is a natural partnership between State and Commerce, and the American business community to work together to educate the United States about marketing overseas."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, Work, American, Commerce, Community, Marketing, Partnership, State, states, United)

"The question really is how do we get Embassy Officers into the minds of the American business community. That is a much more difficult task than understanding a statistical matrix."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, American, Community, Question, Understanding)

"The fact of the matter is that if we were going to do anything about Gaddafi, it should have been at the beginning. And by fooling around like this as long as we have, we have wasted an opportunity that would have gotten rid of him."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Opportunity, Beginning, Fact)

"I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: People, Opportunity, Criticism, Film, Giving, Internet, Self)

"I was a starter and did some good things there, and then I got a chance to prove myself as a closer. Because of that opportunity, I was blessed with the honor of being elected to the Hall of Fame."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Chance, Fame, Honor)

"My faith has been the driving thing of my life. I think it is important that people who are perceived as liberals not be afraid of talking about moral and community values."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Faith, Life, People, Values, Community, Driving, Liberals, Talking)

"The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Challenge, Community, Justice, Nation, Sense)

"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Education, Community, World)

"There is far more opportunity than there is ability."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Opportunity, Ability)

"The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Hard work, Reason)

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity)

"The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Body, Community)

"Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet."
- King Edward VIII
(Related: Opportunity, Positive, Advice, Chance, Feet, Old, Rest, Rules)

"The finished product is often of less importance than the skills and confidence gained through the process and the way in which the community is strengthened through people in it work and are brought together."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Work, People, Community, Confidence, Importance)

"Inherently participatory in nature, Community Video focusing on using video to enable communities to communicate amongst themselves as well as with others."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Nature, Community)

"I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Community, Help, Now, Solidarity)

"Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Financial, Building, Healthcare, Schools, Security)

"All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Society, Opportunity, Development)

"Sometimes the picture that emerges of the man seems no longer to agree with our conception of the musician. In reality, however, there is a glorious unity."
- Alfred Einstein
(Related: Man, Reality, Unity)

"This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Trust, Fear, Community, Hate, Respect, World)

"It's hard to get a film, you know, you need a very special film to be able to get that experimental. But, I would love to see that happen. I would love the opportunity to be more experimental than I am."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Love, Opportunity, Film)

"Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity."
- George Eliot
(Related: Opportunity, Cruelty, Motive, Vice)

"I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got."
- Missy Elliot
(Related: Music, Kids, Unity, Want)

"The educator and the public need to have an opportunity to discuss why certain art is important."
- David Elliott
(Related: Art, Opportunity, Public)

"The opportunity, number one, to work with Ang Lee is an amazing thing for me."
- Sam Elliott
(Related: Work, Opportunity)

"I felt that if there wasn't going to be a good opportunity, then I would just go back to second units which I love, keep working with great directors, keep learning and knowing that the opportunity would come when the time was right."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Time, Love, Opportunity, Learning, Right)

"I would hope this experience would help me if that NFL opportunity were to arise. But I also know that it's a totally different league. There's a lot more to it."
- John Elway
(Related: Experience, Opportunity, Hope, Help)

"You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Opportunity, Crisis, Waste)

"The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Lies, Man, Reason, Unity, World)

"No great man ever complains of want of opportunity."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Opportunity, Man, Want)

"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Beauty, God, Opportunity)

"America is another name for opportunity."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Opportunity, America, Name)

"Scientists have stated that embryonic stem cells provide the best opportunity for devising unique treatments of these serious diseases since, unlike adult stem cells, they may be induced to develop into any type of cell."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Opportunity, May, Scientists)

"I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country."
- John Ensign
(Related: Act, Building, Community, Country, First, Voting)

"When terrorists attacked the symbols of our national unity and strength, they failed to realize that they were just symbols of our strength. The real strength of our nation comes from our people - not our buildings."
- Michael Enzi
(Related: People, Strength, Nation, Unity)

"I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?"
- Omar Epps
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Preparation)

"My visit to the United States has also given me the opportunity to emphasize the objective of establishing close and intensive links between the Turkish and American peoples, scholars and businessmen."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Opportunity, American, states, United, Visit)

"A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Positive, Community, Influence, Israel, Palestine, Solution, Will)

"The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Truth, Opportunity)

"The Olympics are coming... and it's a big problem in American politics, because the problem with holding the Olympics this fall is that we're all going to be focused on the Olympics, and it makes that window of opportunity for Gore to win the election that much smaller."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Politics, Opportunity, American)

"I might say that in retrospect, looking at where the community college system is today, I think we may have gone too far. The community college system is so big, so broad, so consuming of tax money."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Money, College, Community, Tax, May, Today)

"This is my first opportunity to visit this part of North Africa, so I am going to be able to go back home and talk about this beautiful country and encourage Americans to travel here."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Home, Travel, Opportunity, Americans, Country, First, Talk, Visit)

"But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty."
- Donald Evans
(Related: People, Opportunity, Growth, Country, Debate, Jobs, Now, Poverty, Trade, Years)

"Keep courage. Whatever you do, do not feel sorry for yourself. You will win in a great age of opportunity."
- Richard L. Evans
(Related: Age, Opportunity, Courage, Will)

"My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father."
- Clifton Paul Fadiman
(Related: Age, Father, Son, Community, Old, Want, Years)

"I'm working harder now than ever before. I couldn't turn down the BBC job because I've never been offered the opportunity of killing three or four people on screen before!"
- Adam Faith
(Related: People, Opportunity, Job, Killing, Now)

"The human rights community has focused very narrowly on political and civil rights for many decades, and with reason, but now we have to ask how can we broaden the view."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Civil rights, Community, Human rights, Now, Reason)

"Many of the Jews who owned the homes, the apartments in the black community, we considered them bloodsuckers because they took from our community and built their community but didn't offer anything back to our community."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Community)

"I think it's appropriate for the international community in situations like this to intervene in Kosovo. I am in favor of an intervention. On some level, you have to say that at least somebody is doing something."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Community)

"That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Commitment, Dancing, Famous)

"Feminists have confused opportunity with outcome."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Opportunity)

"What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense?"
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Community, Harm, Job, Legislators, Right, Sense)

"The time has come to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.' It is the right thing to do. Every American should have the opportunity to serve their country, regardless of race, sex, creed, or sexual orientation."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Time, Sex, Opportunity, American, Country, Race, Right)

"Well we are hoping that the power of the community of free nations is such that our sovereignty our rights are not going to be challenged by anybody who's going try to undermine the freedom, the openness of our societies and our security."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Power, Community, Freedom, Rights, Nations, Security)

"Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is."
- Bob Feller
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Baseball, Day, Yesterday)

"I expected to get drafted. I knew that I wouldn't get drafted on that first day due to the fact that not a lot of people had the opportunity to see me play much."
- Nick Ferguson
(Related: People, Opportunity, Day, Fact, First, Play)

"I'm a happy camper because by doing this I have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of research."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Opportunity, Research)

"A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment."
- Marshall Field
(Related: Opportunity, Control, Circumstances, Exercise, Judgment, Man)

"Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence, for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve, it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have."
- Sarah Fielding
(Related: Opportunity, Courtship, Flattery)

"Women can break down barriers to opportunity, and men, many of them reluctantly, have learned to relate to women as their equals in thought and action. But except for an eccentric few, women do not want to become warriors."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Women, Thought, Opportunity, Action, Want)

"I used to get 15-20 bunt hits a season. Now, I'm down to five or six. Infielders still play me in, but I'm always looking if the opportunity is there."
- Steve Finley
(Related: Opportunity, Now, Play)

"I think we ought to ban earmarks. I think we ought to give citizens the opportunity to designate up to 10 percent of their federal income tax toward debt reduction. If we did that, we would reduce our debt by $95 billion a year."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Opportunity, Debt, Tax, Income)

"The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different-to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses."
- John Fischer
(Related: Opportunity, Body, Chance, Effort, Mind, Potential, Spirit)

"There are differences in the world community. But we have a common interest in a strong multilateral system."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Community, Interest, World)

"It's a very insular political community up there. I think the court's part of that and they're protecting their own. There's no justice in Vermont today."
- Tom Fitton
(Related: Community, Court, Justice, Today)

"So see every opportunity as golden, and keep your eyes on the prize - yours, not anybody else's."
- Roberta Flack
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes)

"Man's extremity is God's opportunity."
- John Flavel
(Related: God, Opportunity, Man)

"Usually, if you have a new idea, you very rarely break through to anything like recognizable development or implementation of that idea the first time around - it takes two or three goes for the research community to return to the topic."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Time, Idea, Development, Community, First, Research)

"We will attract more people to Kentucky by lowering our income tax rate. In fact, lowering the income tax rate is the single most important thing we can do to create opportunity."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: People, Opportunity, Fact, Tax, Income, Kentucky, Will)

"My vision for Kentucky is a Commonwealth where there is so much economic opportunity, and our quality of life is so high, that people who are born here can stay here, and people who aren't fortunate enough to be born in Kentucky, can look forward to locating here."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Life, Quality, People, Opportunity, Vision, Kentucky)

"Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Education, Opportunity)

"I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school education is the opportunity to care for the material and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Care, Community, Needs, School)

"Brando's a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in."
- Peter Fonda
(Related: Family, Mother, Father, Friend, Community, First, Play, Production)

"The reality is we talk a lot about it, but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it, and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Opportunity, Ideals, Reality, Republican, Talk)

"To me, success is choice and opportunity."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Choice)

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Failure)

"The only thing worse than an opportunity you don't deserve is blowing an opportunity."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Opportunity)

"I wouldn't have wanted to miss the opportunity to make those three films that didn't do well. They were really important to me, and the things I learned doing them were important to me."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Opportunity)

"When community action was put into federal law in the early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice, I supported it intellectually."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Action, Community, Effort, Injustice, Law, Poverty)

"Community action is as valuable a principle on the international level as it has been domestically."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Action, Community)

"It is because the fight against the harshest aspects of unrestricted capitalism is therefore a political problem and not an intellectual one that community action remains so essential."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Action, Capitalism, Community, Fight)

"I've also committed my time and resources to many local organizations like Christmas in April, Catholic Community Services, and Hudson County Meals on Wheels."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Time, April, Christmas, Community)

"I am in favor of community policing because it builds better working relationships with the communities."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Community, Relationships)

"Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it."
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Fulfillment, Mission, Vocation)

"I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney, and have the chance to work there."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Travel, Work, Opportunity, Chance, Vietnam)

"Peace, unity and harmony!"
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Peace, Unity)

"Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Dreams, Opportunity, Action, Envy, Will)

"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Opportunity, Strength, Youth)

"All the directors that I've had the opportunity to work with are fantastic."
- Will Friedle
(Related: Work, Opportunity)

"Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Inspiration)

"Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Education, Quality, Opportunity)

"I expect that after the election and the results that the international community will understand which was the framework of this process and under which law we have done this process."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Community, Law, Results, Will)

"Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that - given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind - chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Peace, Fear, Earth, Energy, Mankind, Unity)

"I like the opportunity to make films."
- Antoine Fuqua
(Related: Opportunity)

"The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever."
- Muammar al Gaddafi
(Related: Nationalism, Unity)

"The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Power, Opportunity, Vision, Europe, Order)

"My first interest was always music, and somehow that channelled itself into films and acting. I don't know what the natural transition of it was. I mean I acted a little bit when I was young and like any kid would in a community theatre."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Music, Acting, Community, First, Interest, Theatre)

"French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Design, Community)

"Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Community)

"Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Men, People, Belief, Community, Existence, Integrity)

"I like the opportunity to travel the world and work in close company with other people."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Travel, Work, People, Opportunity, Company, World)

"I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: Home, Brothers, Community, Parents, Sisters)

"I have heard all kinds of stories about telling employers about MS and I really don't know what the answer is. I am a private person, but I have found support by talking to fellow MSrs in the community."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Community, Support, Talking)

"There are things that you can do today that, years ago, there was nothing. The community today needs to know that with MRI and the current medications the view is good."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Community, Needs, Nothing, Today, Years)

"You can keep it to yourself, but you could also call a support team like the team at MS LifeLines. They are there to support the MS community and give good advice."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Advice, Community, Support)

"I don't just come from a musical family, but from a musical community."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Family, Community)

"Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Community, Concern, Interest)

"No police department should hire more quickly than they can assimilate the people that they bring in, and we did. I take responsibility for it. It was the first opportunity I had to hire, and I wanted to do it, and I take responsibility."
- Daryl Gates
(Related: People, Opportunity, First, Police, Responsibility)

"Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Country, Unity)

"The opportunity for an entrepreneur to start a company from scratch today is abysmal."
- David Geffen
(Related: Opportunity, Company, Today)

"What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like."
- Susan George
(Related: Work, Development, Community, Jobs, Service, Want)

"Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player, he is also known for giving back to his community."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Basketball, Community, Giving)

"This really is a merger of equals. I wouldn't have come back to work for anything less than this fantastic opportunity. This lets me combine my two great loves - technology and biscuits."
- Lou Gerstner
(Related: Technology, Work, Opportunity)

"One of the biggest problems out there that I hear from my friends in the business community is that there's no lending, that it's tough to get a loan today."
- Alexi Giannoulias
(Related: Business, Community, Friends, Problems, Today)

"FOr a while, I'd never had the opportunity to prove on TV that I could play the piano."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Opportunity, Play)

"I'm really happy that I got to work with such fresh talent. In a day when record companies are not particularly good at encouraging young, talented songwriters to come forward and get exposure, I think it's important to give tomorrow's songwriters the opportunity."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Work, Talent, Opportunity, Encouraging, Day, Tomorrow)

"Both organizations are growing rapidly due in part to answering the urgent need in the community for services and programs to help with the day-to-day struggles that come with memory disorders."
- Leeza Gibbons
(Related: Community, Day, Help, Memory)

"Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friendship, Opportunity, Responsibility)

"I'll tell you what I did need to learn was tolerance, and I think I've been actually given a daily opportunity to practice that, and it's - it's - and I know that that sounds almost like a backhanded slap, and it is in a way because I haven't been successful at it every day."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Day, Practice, Tolerance)

"Scientists tend to be skeptical, but the weakness of the community of science is that it tends to move into preformed establishment modes that say this is the only way of doing science, the only valid view."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Science, Community, Scientists, Weakness)

"The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things education must try to produce."
- Virginia Gildersleeve
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Vision, Ability, Community, Future, Past, Service, Skill)

"Fortunately art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Art, Community, Effort, Living, World)

"Mobile entertainment is a huge opportunity. We are committed to mobile just as much as we are to PCs."
- Rob Glaser
(Related: Opportunity, Entertainment)

"It is my really sincere desire that we get an opportunity to play long enough for people to really grab on and become fans, because I think it's a great project."
- Ron Glass
(Related: People, Opportunity, Desire, Fans, Play, Project)

"I wanted to do an hour-long show, and I wanted to something that was dramatic and sometimes funny and humorous, as well. I'm just delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of this project."
- Ron Glass
(Related: Funny, Opportunity, Project)

"In 1967, the students at San Francisco State invited the poet Amiri Baraka to the campus for a semester. He attracted other influential black writers such as Sonia Sanchez, Ed Bullins, Eldridge Cleaver. What emerged was something we called the community communications program. That's how I got involved; I got involved in a little play."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Community, Play, State, Students, Writers)

"It's also important for those who promote those issues within the white community - the somewhat privileged community - to talk about issues affecting people of color."
- Danny Glover
(Related: People, Community, Talk)

"I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Family, Anger, African, Americans, Community, Film, Sleep, Spirituality)

"There's a lot of interest from the medical community on how things develop in microgravity, and the hope, later, that is expected to apply to what the changes are in humans as well."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Medical, Hope, Community, Interest)

"Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Opportunity, Talk)

"When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity."
- James Goldsmith
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Man)

"I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Opportunity, Ability, Luck, Man, Sense, Smile)

"I don't know if I would've had the opportunity to be on 'Wizards of Waverly Place' if it weren't for my heritage. I realize everybody wants what they don't have. But at the end of the day, what you have inside is much more beautiful than what's on the outside!"
- Selena Gomez
(Related: Opportunity, Day, End)

"We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Judge Roberts, and at the end of the day I'm optimistic that if given a fair hearing and a fair opportunity, that he will be confirmed."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Opportunity, Authority, Day, End, Hearing, Respect, Senate, Will)

"Certainly other things we can do, we gotta promote after-school employment, give kids an opportunity, raising the minimum wage was part of that, we can't expect that young people are going to feel they can make a living out there for such low wages."
- Matt Gonzalez
(Related: People, Opportunity, Kids, Living, Wage, Wages)

"Whoever moves into a community has a vested interest in it."
- Andrew Goodman
(Related: Community, Interest)

"It takes application, a fine sense of value, and a powerful community-spirit for a people to have serious leisure, and this has not been the genius of the Americans."
- Paul Goodman
(Related: Genius, People, Americans, Community, Leisure, Sense, Value)

"It's not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Community, Living, Pride, Public, Taste)

"A lot of times I go back to record and to make a tour, but I'm very happy to do it, because it gives me an opportunity to dig and hear what's going on."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Opportunity)

"Travelling to different countries is a goal. I wouldn't mind playing huge places if we got an opportunity to, but it's nice to play small places too. Fish was saying yesterday that he doesn't ever want to play stadiums, or maybe he would once, he said."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Opportunity, Goal, Countries, Fish, Mind, Play, Saying, Want, Yesterday)

"You know, the interesting thing about having traveled around the country as much as I have, and I think it's sort of inadvertently what made me come out or at least begin doing things within the community and thinking more about that, was that I get to travel quite a bit."
- Lesley Gore
(Related: Travel, Community, Country, Thinking)

"I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that. I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can for as long as I have an opportunity to."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: Opportunity, Play, Taste, Trying)

"Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, Denial, Lying)

"The fundamental purpose of a novel like Count Julian is to achieve the unity of object and means of representation, the fusion of treason as scheme and treason as language."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Purpose, Language, Treason, Unity)

"One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Time, Opportunity)

"I feel real ownership in this show. I feel very invested in it. I care very much about it. I don't feel any more like a hired hand, you know? It's a strange feeling - I feel personally responsible for how the story goes. What happens. What the weaknesses are. And so in a way, some of the changes gave me an opportunity to have a voice in a different way."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Opportunity, Care, Feeling, Ownership, Voice)

"To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Opportunity, College, Economy, Expectation, Reality, School, Students, Succeed, Tools)

"The civil unrest of recent days must come to an end, and the healing process must begin for the future of the community. We will provide assistance both in ending the violence and enabling the healing process in Benton Harbor."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Community, End, Ending, Future, Healing, Violence, Will)

"Let's take a timeout. Let's allow investors the opportunity in a period of market calm to re-examine what's happened and to deploy new strategies into the marketplace."
- Richard Grasso
(Related: Opportunity)

"If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know - or worse, feed false information - those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: People, Control, Decision, Information, Security)

"Rowing provided a place to go, a community where people cared about what I did and what I achieved."
- Nancy Greene
(Related: People, Community)

"We measured our success not just by how much money we made, but by how much we contributed to the community. It was a two-part bottom line."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Money, Success, Community)

"If your support the community, they will support you."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Community, Support, Will)

"If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address both profits and social conditions are limitless. It's a process of innovation."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Opportunity, Innovation, Mind, Open)

"We need to take advantage of the opportunity we have now to create a vision and become great."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Opportunity, Vision, Now)

"Education exposes young people to a broader world, a world full of opportunity and hope."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, People, Opportunity, Hope, World)

"I was employed as an investigator and my particular team, we were investigating the role of the business community in the genocide and we identified a bunch of leaders of the business community and I investigated two people."
- Tony Greig
(Related: Business, People, Community, Genocide, Leaders)

"I love being in a show. I love the community aspect of it. I like the discipline of it, too."
- Joel Grey
(Related: Love, Discipline, Being, Community)

"I'm an Air force Brat and I've lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay - nurses, hairdressers, designers - people who just had a different way about themselves."
- Pam Grier
(Related: People, Community, Country, Force, Gay, Nurses, World)

"Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity."
- Bill Griffith
(Related: Community, Conformity, Imitation)

"I decided it was time to pay tribute to my own songs, to give them the opportunity to mature and be adult."
- Nanci Griffith
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Songs, Tribute)

"It was a lovely opportunity for the first time in my whole career to stand up and thank people who are really responsible for me getting to realize my dreams."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: Dreams, Time, People, Opportunity, Career, First)

"The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity."
- Lewis Grizzard
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Football, Problems)

"A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Time, Opportunity, Buddhism, Rebirth, Spiritual)

"No, one of the great things about my three-year deal is that it's year-round. They've offered me an opportunity to cover a lot of things in the offseason, too."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: Opportunity)

"Nancy Lopez has always been a role model of mine... so to have the opportunity to play for her and spend time with her has been amazing."
- Natalie Gulbis
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Play)

"Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out."
- Adrienne Gusoff
(Related: Opportunity)

"The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Love, Family, Friendship, Building, Community, Country)

"It seems to me the most important issue in the LGBT community is the right to be queer-the right to be free of the heterosexual assumption."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Community, Right)

"An activist is one who is actively involved in creating community, whether that is locally in their neighborhood or internationally. It is an admirable quality."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Quality, Community)

"I think the Lower East Side inspires me. That whole neighborhood, a lot of the people that I worked with, seeing what we've gone through in life, being given an opportunity to understand who I am; my identity, my culture, and my roots."
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Life, People, Opportunity, Being, Culture, Identity)

"I also couldn't pass up the opportunity to be in the same movie as Jack Nicholson and Glenn Close."
- Lukas Haas
(Related: Opportunity)

"Community means people spending time together here, and I don't think there's really that."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Time, People, Community)

"Paris is a wonderful city. I can't say I belong to an especially anglophone community."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Community, Paris)

"Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Policy, Opportunity, Defense, Energy, Foreign policy, Interest, Needs, Open, Support, Will, Windows)

"Many times, people attack the well-to-do people. They see an opportunity."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: People, Opportunity)

"We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Community, Ireland, Justice, Now, Old, Public, Service, Tomorrow)

"Yet God is so one that He admits of distinction, and so admits of distinction that He still remains unity."
- John Hales
(Related: God, Unity)

"Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history."
- Robert Hall
(Related: History, Attention, Biography, Literary, Unity)

"The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Learning, Potential)

"And I think one of the tasks that I always feel is how to get that vision out of them. Not exactly what they want, but what they want to accomplish for themselves or their community or their family."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Family, Vision, Community, Want)

"Every phenomenon of nature was a word, - the sign, symbol and pledge of a new, mysterious, inexpressible but all the more intimate union, participation and community of divine energies and ideas."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: Nature, Ideas, Community, Participation, Symbol, Word)

"The meaning of the Street in all ways and at all times is the need for sharing life with others and the search for community."
- Virginia Hamilton
(Related: Life, Community, Meaning, Sharing)

"We don't have a full black community in Boston. Our people are scattered. There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: People, Boston, Chicago, Class, Community, Middle class, Washington)

"Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil Rights movement and to create an emotional, intellectual constituency. But what do you do after that? The black community doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: Civil rights, Community, Eyes, Moments)

"Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored by your neighborhood recreation community centers is a great way to keep kids active."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Community, Kids, Recreation)

"Unfortunately, I ended up kind of getting sadly duped, in a way. I haven't had an agent in 10 years, and now I'm doing some of the most interesting films I've ever had an opportunity to play in."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Opportunity, Now, Play, Years)

"We can no longer expect an Intelligence Community that is mostly male and mostly white to be able to monitor and infiltrate suspicious organizations or terrorist groups."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Community)

"I'm thankful to get the opportunity to direct. I hope I don't mess it up."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Opportunity, Hope)

"As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: God, Religion, Unity)

"I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it's in our unity that we'll have the greatest strength."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: People, Strength, Skill, Unity)

"Life is lived in common, but not in community."
- Michael Harrington
(Related: Life, Community)

"Well, I want to do The Music Man. I think it's an amazing opportunity, but I think that they are probably looking at major movie stars right now, and I don't blame them."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Music, Opportunity, Blame, Man, Now, Right, Stars, Want)

"I think the sense of community that exists with all the characters - that's the answer. The fact that they have found a family in their friends. It does give some depth and meaning to their lives."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Family, Community, Fact, Friends, Meaning, Sense)

"I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are."
- Debbie Harry
(Related: Love, Politics, Community, Conservative, Rights, Majority, Minority, Now, Religious)

"Julia Roberts is a favorite. Everybody loves her in the Hollywood community. The public adores her."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Community, Favorite, Hollywood, Public)

"Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community."
- Larry Harvey
(Related: Survival, Community, Goodwill, Sentiment, Struggle)

"I still don't consider myself as going Hollywood. I did a movie because the opportunity presented itself and it was fun. When everything stops being fun, I'll go onto something else."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Fun, Hollywood)

"I wish I knew what was next. I got this movie without planning to. I'm really excited to be continuing in film because it's a great job but I have my portfolio and resume for any other opportunity."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Opportunity, Film, Job, Planning)

"Nearly 60 years ago, the international community made a commitment to put an end to the crime of genocide by ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Commitment, Community, Crime, End, Genocide, Nations, Prevention, Punishment, United, Years)

"The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children, families, and community standards. Obscene material that is not protected by the First Amendment can and must be prohibited."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Sacrifice, Children, Community, First)

"The New Right, in many cases, is doing nothing less than placing a heretical claim on Christian faith that distorts, confuses, and destroys the opportunity for a biblical understanding of Jesus Christ and of his gospel for millions of people."
- Mark Hatfield
(Related: Faith, People, Opportunity, Christian, Nothing, Right, Understanding)

"What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, People, Opportunity, Democracy, Freedom, Justice, Nations, Taste)

"Our law enforcement must be given every tool available to protect children from predators and parents need to know who is living in their community."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Children, Community, Law, Living, Parents)

"We should have won this one. I think it is a lost opportunity."
- Jimmy Haynes
(Related: Opportunity)

"Not only did I get to play with these great international musicians, but I also had the opportunity to jam with the local celebrities in Toronto, people like the Walsh Brothers, David Wilcox, Kim Mitchell and the like. It was a great learning experience."
- Jeff Healey
(Related: Experience, People, Opportunity, Brothers, Learning, Musicians, Play)

"There are two other SLA members who have been granted immunity and then also, one of the SLA members had confessed to two other people, and those people, I'm sure, will be called as witnesses, as they were at the grand jury."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: People, Jury, Will)

"But even before that, in 1980 I went so far as to write a book about what had happened. And I wrote all about the bank robbery, I went ahead and printed it even though I had no use immunity for it."
- Patty Hearst
"Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Life, Quality, Community, Service)

"We have to improve life, not just for those who have the most skills and those who know how to manipulate the system. But also for and with those who often have so much to give but never get the opportunity."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Life, Opportunity)

"We're all dealt with the same hand here, so to speak. I feel like I've had it a lot better than most people. I've had the opportunity to travel and play music all my life."
- Levon Helm
(Related: Life, Music, Travel, People, Opportunity, Play)

"America must be the moral leader. It is not enough to have power. Power must be used to protect freedom and give all people hope for the opportunity to see the fruit of their own labor."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Power, Leader, People, Opportunity, Hope, America, Freedom, Labor)

"The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Deep, Driving, Mankind, Unity)

"The world before 1914 was already a world in which the welfare of each individual nation was inextricably bound up with the prosperity of the whole community of nations."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Community, Nation, Nations, Prosperity, Welfare, World)

"I grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, really in suburbia, so my mother was in community theatre plays."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Mother, Community, Theatre)

"We must give Oklahoma families the opportunity to thrive and prosper. We must give all Oklahomans the tools necessary to pursue the American dream. And then, we must get out of the way."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Dream, Opportunity, American, Tools)

"No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Education, Community, Economy, Future, Investment)

"For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma."
- Brad Henry
(Related: God, Opportunity, Values, Children, Jobs, Potential, Right)

"If the business community and political elite want to go to war they find it easy to mobilize domestic consent."
- Edward S. Herman
(Related: Business, War, Community, Want)

"Comics as art. I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories. Simple. Basic. Let the characters have the excitement, not the package. That's where I come from."
- Jaime Hernandez
(Related: Art, Opportunity, Excitement)

"The difference of the degrees in which the individuals of a great community enjoy the good things of life has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages."
- William Herschel
(Related: Life, Community, Difference, Discontent)

"Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it."
- John Hersey
(Related: History, Opportunity, Fiction, Journalism)

"It doesn't matter that Bush scares the hell out of me. What matters is that he scares the hell out of a lot of very important people in Washington who can't speak out, in the military, in the intelligence community."
- Seymour Hersh
(Related: Intelligence, People, Community, Hell, Military, Washington)

"What are you going to do to preserve a tradition that is the peculiar and unique culture that Judaism inculcates? The American Jewish community is not going to survive by lining up against its common enemy."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: American, Community, Culture, Enemy, Judaism, Tradition)

"Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Art, Life, Wisdom, Soul, Thoughts, Feeling, Nothing, Preparation, Thinking, Unity)

"I was just absolutely exhausted. The media said I've been treated for a nervous breakdown. All that stuff I just took as people taking the opportunity when you're down to give you a kick."
- John Hewson
(Related: People, Opportunity, Media)

"I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Women, African, Community, Value)

"Your big opportunity may be right where you are now."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Opportunity, May, Now, Right)

"Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Opportunity, Defeat, Misfortune)

"I look at the film as an opportunity to see some bountifully creative minds do something that I could not do - tell the story with images. I can't wait to see what they do."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Opportunity, Film)

"By channeling my inner heiress, I created a new opportunity for young heiresses."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Opportunity)

"Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Healing)

"Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard, bristling Indian tribes?"
- Edward Hoagland
(Related: Opportunity, Genocide, Land, Old)

"Any institution becomes a community - whether it's a high school or a boarding school or a publishing company or a small town where everybody knows certain things about people."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: People, Community, Company, Publishing, School)

"The magic was in the Marshall Plan itself. It provided an opportunity for appealing and constructive work. In a sense, the mission chiefs were given the opportunity to help act as architects for the new Europe that was envisioned."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Act, Europe, Help, Magic, Mission, Sense)

"I have a fine level of recognition in the business and among the acting community now, so I consider myself one of the lucky ones. If I didn't think that, there would be something wrong with me. I'm grateful and thankful for what I've got."
- Philip Seymour Hoffman
(Related: Business, Acting, Community, Now, Wrong)

"We live in a democracy. We have this extraordinary opportunity to use our mind and say what we think, speak as we think. Sometimes what we say is objectionable to other people. But that is part of a free society."
- Hal Holbrook
(Related: Society, People, Opportunity, Democracy, Mind)

"Accordingly, it is our task to ensure that the Government formulates policies that foster the continued development of the IT sector while also providing for citizens' access to technology and opportunity for economic advancement."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Government, Technology, Opportunity, Development)

"I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Life, Work, Quality, Opportunity, African, American, Community, Difference)

"In fact, if you look upon the situation today, there is great division in the world and we have failed to capitalize on that unity to finish the job in Afghanistan and against al Qaeda."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Afghanistan, Fact, Job, Today, Unity, World)

"Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: Being, Community, Heaven, Judges, Protection, Ruin, Smiles)

"The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Education, Government, Knowledge, Benefits, Community)

"I don't think President Obama has been that revolutionary in reaching out to ethnic communities. President Reagan did a lot for the black community that people don't realize."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: People, Community, President)

"What people say behind your back is your standing in the community."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: People, Community)

"The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for; they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Blind, Community)

"However, it required some years before the scientific community in general accepted that flexibility and disorder are very relevant molecular properties also in other systems."
- Robert Huber
(Related: Community, Disorder, Flexibility, Years)

"It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: People, Opportunity, Expectations)

"Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self."
- Ted Hughes
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Connection, Fishing, Living, Meditation, Self, World)

"For me, I'm just trying to be the best at what I do. I'll wave an Asian American flag if I get that opportunity. I'm not hiding or trying to discredit my background or anything, I just haven't had the opportunity."
- Chad Hugo
(Related: Opportunity, American, Trying)

"While I have some regrets that this is my last opportunity to deliver a State of the State address, I appreciate and am humbled by the opportunities this great state has given me."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Opportunity, State)

"The Growing Smarter laws now in place compel every community to plan their future growth and allow every citizen the right to be heard when those decisions are made."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Growth, Community, Decisions, Future, Laws, Now, Right)

"The basic policy of the British Government was that since the majority of people in Northern Ireland wished to remain in the United Kingdom, that was that. We asked what would happen if the majority wanted something else, if the majority wanted to see Irish unity."
- John Hume
(Related: Government, People, Policy, Ireland, Irish, Majority, United, Unity)

"I was grateful for the opportunity to make a difference. The political violence really started in 1970-1971. The political difficulties start a little bit beyond that."
- John Hume
(Related: Opportunity, Difference, Difficulties, Violence)

"Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Change, Life, Opportunity, Adventure, Old)

"The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything except inside their bureau."
- David Hunt
(Related: Intelligence, Authority, Community, Security)

"Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at the sun.' We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Opportunity, Children, Land, Sun)

"I didn't say 'former president,' I said 'president,' and I have the constitutional rights according to the constitution, including immunity from prosecution."
- Saddam Hussein
(Related: Constitution, Rights, President)

"I have said this in the past and I will continue to repeat it as long as I live: Whoever tries to hurt our national unity is my enemy until the day of judgement."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Day, Enemy, Hurt, Past, Unity, Will)

"Something similar is still true of the courses followed by manifold intuitions which together make up the unity of one continuous consciousness of one and the same object."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Consciousness, Unity)

"A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Ideas, Communication, Community, Ideals, Tradition, Understanding, World)

"I have no sense of patriotism, but I do have a sense of community."
- Chrissie Hynde
(Related: Patriotism, Community, Sense)

"If someone wants to sticker a record for whatever reason, that's fine. But once it affects someone's opportunity to, you know, get that record, then I have a problem with it."
- Scott Ian
(Related: Opportunity, Reason)

"A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Community)

"I've never worked with the Java community."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Community)

"All war aims for impunity."
- Michael Ignatieff
(Related: War)

"Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Unity)

"Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Opportunity, Gentleman, Prayer)

"As we continue to make great progress in the war on terror, now more than ever, it is important that members of the international community stand-by and bolster the efforts of the emerging diplomatic leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan."
- James Inhofe
(Related: War, Progress, Afghanistan, Community, Iraq, Leaders, Now, Terror)

"I have a friend who is around my age, a little younger, and she's gay and came out to her own community when she was younger but not to her family and to the community at large."
- Laura Innes
(Related: Family, Age, Friend, Community, Gay)

"Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Life, Diversity, Light, Spirit, Unity)

"But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people's entry into the main current of world-events."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Life, People, Achievement, Growth, Perception, Unity, World)

"More than 10,000 ballots in Miami-Dade County have been rejected by some machine without any opportunity for a human being to take a look. That is just not right."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Machine, Right)

"Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Men, Society, Community, Riot)

"The people of Iraq are grateful for what the people of the United States of America and our armed forces and our coalition forces are giving them the opportunity to do."
- Johnny Isakson
(Related: People, Opportunity, America, Giving, Iraq, states, United)

"We discussed the history of postwar Japan and how Japan had missed an opportunity to build a more functional democracy because of the focus on fighting communism driven in large part by the American occupation."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: History, Opportunity, American, Communism, Democracy, Fighting, Focus, Occupation)

"I have not fully had the opportunity to evaluate the impact of cameras in the courtroom."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Opportunity, Evaluate)

"A rare experience of a moment at daybreak, when something in nature seems to reveal all consciousness, cannot be explained at noon. Yet it is part of the day's unity."
- Charles Ives
(Related: Experience, Nature, Consciousness, Day, Unity)

"The international community is pushing things forward in Bosnia... but it is doing it at expense of the Muslim people. I feel it as an injustice, these are the things that I cannot live with."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: People, Muslim, Community, Injustice)

"Whenever I wasn't watching the planes, I was playing community baseball, football, or something like that."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Baseball, Community, Football)

"If you have a busy natural foods store in your community, give their bulk cornmeal a try: high turnover means the product will most likely be fresh. And if the cornmeal is organic, all the better."
- Jeremy Jackson
(Related: Community, Will)

"When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Opportunity, Open)

"I've had more of an opportunity to work with Katie Holmes, which is incredibly enjoyable. I think she is really one of the best actresses on the market right now. She forces you to bring your best stuff to the table, because if you don't, she just completely overpowers you."
- Joshua Jackson
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Now, Right)

"Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity. Not a crack could be found. No separation whatsoever. They were locked together for the good of the community."
- Maynard Jackson
(Related: Community, Separation)

"If you don't like affirmative action, what is your plan to guarantee a level playing field of opportunity?"
- Maynard Jackson
(Related: Opportunity, Action)

"If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it."
- Samuel L. Jackson
(Related: Opportunity, Voice)

"Every person who is offered a knighthood has the opportunity to say yes or no. You get a letter from the Prime Minister saying you've been recommended for a knighthood and there are two little boxes, one says yes, one says no."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Opportunity, Saying)

"It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work."
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen
(Related: Art, Work, Opportunity, Fish)

"Saddam Hussein has been brutal against his people, but when he was committing those crimes, the international community did not come to the rescue of the Iraqis."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: People, Community)

"Of course, we have known for a long time that a word, like any verbal sign, is a unity of two components."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Time, Unity, Word)

"From there, I tried out for a community theatre play, joined an improv group... it all started opening up."
- Kevin James
(Related: Community, Play, Theatre)

"The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community."
- William James
(Related: Sympathy, Community)

"No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better."
- William James
(Related: Opportunity, Character, Maxims, May)

"If you knew the upward mobility that South Dakota's kids have gotten from the opportunity to intern and to work and to be employed and to have upward mobility in that company and move on, it's been phenomenal for South Dakota."
- Bill Janklow
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Company, Kids)

"So people ought to be free to leave here, but there ought to be opportunity for them to come home."
- Bill Janklow
(Related: Home, People, Opportunity)

"You know, face painting in non-Western cultures is a sign of collectivism, is a sign of one representing the community, it's not unique at all."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Community, Painting)

"I'm really looking forward to it because it will give me the opportunity to do the whole other kind of approach to the music live that I haven't had a chance to do. and I think is important for me to do."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Music, Opportunity, Chance, Will)

"The community of masses of human beings has produced an order of life in regulated channels which connects individuals in a technically functioning organisation, but not inwardly from the historicity of their souls."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Life, Community, Order)

"As a universal history of philosophy, the history of philosophy must become one great unity."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: History, Philosophy, Unity)

"We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Responsibility)

"Of course, bad marriages are so pervasive that they have invaded the faith community too."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Faith, Community)

"Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: Community, Meeting, Worship)

"I was really excited to have the opportunity to make Fiddler."
- Norman Jewison
(Related: Opportunity)

"When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Opportunity, Name, Understanding)

"But it really wasn't until three to four years later, when we had an opportunity in the lab to make very detailed observations, and comparisons with other fossil discoveries, that we realized she was a new species of human ancestor."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Opportunity, Comparisons, Years)

"As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on a number of archeological digs. So I had experience excavating, digging up remains of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Experience, Opportunity)

"For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to 'mince about' was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of!"
- Dwayne Johnson
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Actors)

"During the election, I had three male opponents and we went into a runoff. The front runner for the men was a native of Dallas who had run at large before, but I had a higher profile than him from my community service."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Men, Community, Opponents, Service)

"Tonight was a great opportunity to take on the political status quo that has given us trillion dollar deficits and put millions out of work. Our objective was to inject some common sense into the conversation among Republicans at a time when business-as-usual simply won't work."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Time, Work, Business, Opportunity, Common sense, Conversation, Republicans)

"I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise."
- J. J. Johnson
(Related: Community, Film, Hollywood, Production, Will)

"It's better to get smart than to get mad. I try not to get so insulted that I will not take advantage of an opportunity to persuade people to change their minds."
- John H. Johnson
(Related: Change, People, Opportunity, Will)

"I would like to somehow make the community I live in a better place to live."
- Kevin Johnson
(Related: Community)

"Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: Community, Interest)

"We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Society, Opportunity)

"We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: People, Opportunity, Open)

"Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Education, Opportunity)

"Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Education, Men, Opportunity, Blind, Fact, Justice, Race, Will)

"The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Men, God, People, Strength, America, Destiny, Public, Reassurance, states, United, Unity)

"Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best."
- Michael Johnson
(Related: Life, Work, Opportunity, Being, Hard work, Marathon, Moments)

"Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Opportunity, May)

"The main thing is that it's nice to see these young people - 9 to 14 years old - take the opportunity to get more involved in their health and fitness. We need more kids to be more active."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: Health, Fitness, People, Opportunity, Kids, Old, Years)

"It's very warm there, so we were outdoors all the time. The local people had programs for us year-round, where as kids we had the opportunity to play football, basketball, baseball, track and field - we just went from one sport to the next, year-round."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: Time, People, Opportunity, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Kids, Play)

"So I had the opportunity to do what the kids in the Hershey program do, except that the Hershey program lets them do it on such a larger scale, with the regional and national competitions."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: Opportunity, Kids)

"Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Opportunity, Courage, May)

"To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life."
- William Samuel Johnson
(Related: Art, Life, Opportunity)

"Before my grandpa built his own church, we went to the neighboring town, and it was a white community. You know, up north, mostly middle European people and Indians, Chippewa Indians. We were welcome to that church, but once we got in, they didn't know what to do with us."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: People, Church, Community)

"The current administration has made the decision to cut dollars going for community development block grants, for various incentives to bring cities back."
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones
(Related: Development, Decision, Cities, Community)

"I think the federal government really should be supporting Louisiana and ensuring that every person from that area has an opportunity to vote on what will occur in the area."
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones
(Related: Government, Opportunity, Vote, Will)

"There should be a moral principle there that says, let's green the ghetto first. Let's go to those communities where they have the least ability to pay for that retrofit and make sure they get that help, make sure they get that support. And give the young people standing on those corners the opportunity to put down those handguns and pick up some caulking guns and be a part of the solution."
- Van Jones
(Related: People, Opportunity, Ability, First, Help, Solution, Support)

"We must not become the new puritans and reject our society. We must address and master the future together. It can be done if we restore the belief that we share a sense of national community, that we share a common national endeavor. It can be done."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Society, Belief, Community, Future, Sense)

"There is no executive order; there is no law that can require the American people to form a national community. This we must do as individuals and if we do it as individuals, there is no President of the United States who can veto that decision."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Decision, American, Community, Law, Order, President, states, United)

"We are a people in a quandary about the present. We are a people in search of our future. We are a people in search of a national community."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Community, Future, Present)

"I have confidence that we can form this kind of national community."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Community, Confidence)

"Let there be no illusions about the difficulty of forming this kind of a national community. It's tough, difficult, not easy. But a spirit of harmony will survive in America only if each of us remembers that we share a common destiny."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: America, Community, Destiny, Difficulty, Harmony, Spirit, Will)

"Don't get too comfortable with who you are at any given time - you may miss the opportunity to become who you want to be."
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Time, Opportunity, May, Want)

"I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community."
- Bill Joy
(Related: Community, Editors)

"One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible, and not by having the least possible opportunity to do so."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Opportunity, Lies)

"There are some who are scared by unity and by building a country on the basis of ideas."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Ideas, Building, Country, Unity)

"To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, People, Opportunity, Honor, Integrity, Measure, Office, Skill, Tradition)

"Never, ever deal with terrorists. Hunt them down and, more important, mercilessly punish those states and groups that fund, arm, support, or simply allow their territories to be used by the terrorists with impunity."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: states, Support)

"Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes."
- Henry J. Kaiser
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Clothes, Trouble)

"I was in love with this character of Ray Krebbs. I wanted the part badly. I had done several Western films in my career at that point and there wasn't much opportunity then to play Western roles on television at that time."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Love, Time, Opportunity, Character, Career, Play, Television)

"The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women have risen in the business world. America can be proud of our equal-opportunity prosecution and conviction."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Business, Women, America, Conviction, World)

"Whenever you're successful you owe that success to the people in the community, because they are the ones buying your product."
- Carl Karcher
(Related: Success, People, Successful, Buying, Community)

"The movies that made me want to make movies were action movies, and thrillers, and Kurosawa films, you know, where you have an opportunity every day to shoot it in an unusual way. I was looking for something like that."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Movies, Opportunity, Action, Day, Want)

"It seems to me that a kind of thinking which is not technocratic has an opportunity for a renaissance in this country."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Opportunity, Country, Thinking)

"I was drafted and went to Korea where I had an opportunity to create a production team that did dramatic and comedy shows. I had also done a little disc jockeying."
- Casey Kasum
(Related: Opportunity, Comedy, Production)

"There are severe limitations on civil rights. In the international arena, Iran is turning into an isolated country, and the international community is becoming more hostile toward it."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Civil rights, Community, Country, Limitations)

"The standards of the international community manifest firmness. Iran has no need for long-range missiles or to collaborate with terrorist organizations all over the world."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Community, Firmness, World)

"The Security Council decided to deal with Iran's nuclear intentions. The international community will not be willing to tolerate an Iran with a nuclear capability and an Iran that collaborates with terrorist organizations."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Community, Intentions, Security, Will)

"The international community is unwilling to accept the policies of the Iranian regime."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Community)

"The international community and Israel have the same opinion regarding the Hamas government. We don't say we are going to boycott it forever. We say the Hamas government must abide by the obligations the Palestinian Authority has signed."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Government, Authority, Community, Israel, Opinion)

"I am sure the majority of Iranians want a peace agreement with Israel and want Iran to integrate with the international community and accept its universal values."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Peace, Values, Agreement, Community, Israel, Majority, Want)

"Aggressive and irresponsible steps endanger the peace and stability of the world, and the international community feels the need to protect itself from Iran."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Peace, Community, Stability, World)

"If Iran does not change its policies, it won't be able to integrate into the international community and will become even more isolated than it is now, which likely will have a negative impact on the Iranian people."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Change, People, Negative, Community, Now, Will)

"In the past there were various suggestions in the framework of financial and other agreements to benefit with Iran. But Iran interpreted those suggestions in a mistaken way and deceived the international community."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Financial, Community, Past)

"There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided. Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity."
- Steven T. Katz
(Related: People, Now, Result, Ugly)

"The case of Iran, a nuclear program that the Iranians admit was 18 years on, that we underestimated. And, in fact, we didn't discover it. It was discovered by a group of Iranian dissidents outside the country who pointed the international community at the location."
- David Kay
(Related: Community, Country, Fact, Years)

"No, I don't belong to a retirement community."
- Sally Kellerman
(Related: Community, Retirement)

"I further value this gift as it gave me an opportunity to accept this distinguished honor in a country so devoted to this cause and whose history marks a wonderful chapter in world development."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: History, Opportunity, Development, Cause, Country, Honor, Value, World)

"Wherever there's opportunity, the mafia will be there."
- Johnny Kelly
(Related: Opportunity, Will)

"I'd love to have the opportunity to sing in a Disney movie."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Love, Opportunity, Disney)

"I just want the opportunity to continue to do great films, play great characters and work with great people."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Play, Want)

"When people lack jobs, opportunity, and ownership of property they have little or no stake in their communities."
- Jack Kemp
(Related: People, Opportunity, Jobs, Ownership, Property)

"Republicans many times can't get the words 'equality of opportunity' out of their mouths. Their lips do not form that way."
- Jack Kemp
(Related: Opportunity, Republicans, Words)

"There really has not been a strong Republican message to either the poor or the African American community at large."
- Jack Kemp
(Related: African, American, Community, Poor, Republican)

"Government alone cannot solve the problems we deal with in our correctional facilities, treatment centers, homeless shelters and crisis centers - we need our faith-based and community partners."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Government, Faith, Community, Crisis, Problems, Treatment)

"When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Opportunity, Danger, Word)

"Democrats believe that government should reflect the sense of community that Americans demonstrated after Katrina - the sense of community that has defined and united America throughout its history."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Government, History, America, Americans, Community, Democrats, Sense, United)

"All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don't. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Opportunity, World)

"Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Society, Community, Law)

"Whether we are poor among the poorest, or less poor among the wealthier, let us stand proud and noteworthy, united and strong, comforted by our belonging to the Community of the Free Nations of our Planet."
- Mathieu Kerekou
(Related: Community, Nations, Poor, United)

"I learned that people everywhere are basically the same and have similar goals that we do. They want health and happiness and the opportunity to provide for their families."
- Steve Kerr
(Related: Happiness, Health, People, Opportunity, Goals, Want)

"Despite the amazing diversity we're blessed with in this country, schools are still in large part segregated because of economic disparity. Sports are one of the few areas where kids are really given the opportunity to interact with those of different races and religions."
- Steve Kerr
(Related: Sports, Opportunity, Country, Diversity, Kids, Schools)

"A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't get the opportunity to be shown. Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided, and I feel like it's such a colorful world."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Love, Opportunity, Film, Talk, World)

"The national unity government will need to implement a program that brings all Iraqis together, builds a happy future for the people of Iraq, and gets Iraq to stand on its own feet."
- Zalmay Khalilzad
(Related: Government, People, Feet, Future, Iraq, Unity, Will)

"It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Measure, Understanding, Unity, Will)

"Procrastination is opportunity's assassin."
- Victor Kiam
(Related: Opportunity, Procrastination)

"Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed."
- Mwai Kibaki
(Related: Leadership, Opportunity, Greed, Privilege)

"Let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy our country's unity."
- Mwai Kibaki
(Related: Country, Selfishness, Unity, Violence)

"May hard work, and justice, always cement our bonds of unity that we may get our country back to production."
- Mwai Kibaki
(Related: Work, Country, Hard work, Justice, May, Production, Unity)

"I actually turned down an opportunity for a private interview with Adolph Hitler."
- Dorothy Kilgallen
(Related: Opportunity)

"Partly because the town is just finicky, there are strange Catch 22 clauses in the consciousness of this community and one of them was that you, I found out, you can't do a comedy unless you've just done a comedy."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: Comedy, Community, Consciousness)

"Most of the scientific community believes that for the full potential of embryonic stem cell research to be reached, the number of cell lines readily available to scientists must increase."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Community, Potential, Research, Scientists)

"In the coming year, I believe we can make sure America lives up to its legacy as a land of opportunity if the President is willing to back up his rhetoric with substance."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Opportunity, America, Land, President, Rhetoric)

"Men still get a lot more opportunity. It is still a big part of the old boy network. They have more companies they can get money from."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: Men, Money, Opportunity, Network, Old)

"That is where the power, opportunity, and choice come from-when you have money. Money equals opportunity. There is no question."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: Money, Power, Opportunity, Choice, Question)

"And if the imam and the Muslim leadership in that community is so intent on building bridges, then they should voluntarily move the mosque away from ground zero and move it whether it's uptown or somewhere else, but move it away from that area, the same as the pope directed the Carmelite nuns to move a convent away from Auschwitz."
- Peter King
(Related: Leadership, Mosque, Muslim, Building, Community)

"I think there has been a lack of full cooperation from too many people in the Muslim community."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Muslim, Community, Cooperation)

"Subject matter that is not bound to reality offers more opportunity to write a unique story and cinematically present it in very unique ways."
- Richard King
(Related: Opportunity, Present, Reality)

"We should all have the opportunity to express what we want to express."
- Richard King
(Related: Opportunity, Want)

"I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Injustice, Law, Reality, Respect)

"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"From a monarchy followed by suffering under Communism, Ethiopians must be given the opportunity to flourish under the greatest of systems - democracy."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Opportunity, Communism, Democracy, Suffering)

"The worlds I paint leave a lot to engage the imagination by hinting at what lies beyond the four edges of the painting. I think getting beyond the four edges of an opportunity or challenge is one of the basic skills you need in business."
- Thomas Kinkade
(Related: Business, Imagination, Opportunity, Challenge, Lies, Painting)

"Inside of every problem lies an opportunity."
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Related: Opportunity, Lies)

"The developing science departs at the same time more and more from its original scope and purpose and threatens to sacrifice its earlier unity and split into diverse branches."
- Felix Klein
(Related: Science, Time, Sacrifice, Purpose, Unity)

"The truly powerful feed ideology to the masses like fast food while they dine on the most rarified delicacy of all: impunity."
- Naomi Klein
(Related: Food, Ideology)

"Once the World Cup preparations begin there will hardly be an opportunity to do so, since we'll have to put all our energy into the team. We coaches have a list of priorities and dealing with the media isn't in the top five."
- Jurgen Klinsmann
(Related: Opportunity, Coaches, Energy, Media, Priorities, Will, World)

"You cannot limit yourself to one area of specialized craft. Instead, regardless of craft, you have to charge all forms of expression that lead to the community, to other people, with meaning."
- Alexander Kluge
(Related: People, Community, Expression, Meaning)

"It's well known by now that I had a special need to get Maureen's goat when ever the opportunity presented itself. I was a boy and she was the enemy... a girl."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Opportunity, Enemy, Now)

"We all have a responsibility, and since I've been so wonderfully blessed, I really want to share and to make life at least a little better. So every chance I get to share the gospel or uplift people, I will take full advantage of that opportunity."
- Gladys Knight
(Related: Life, People, Opportunity, Chance, Responsibility, Want, Will)

"You're just so excited that you have this record deal or this movie opportunity that you don't stand up for yourself and say, This is what I want to do."
- Solange Knowles
(Related: Opportunity, Want)

"They wish for a general government of unity, as they see that the local legislatures must naturally and necessarily tend to retard the general government."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Government, Unity)

"Well, an actor is an actor is actor, to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work, to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like an appealing concept to me."
- Walter Koenig
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Actor)

"George Bush was for me the most important ally on the road to German unity."
- Helmut Kohl
(Related: Road, Unity)

"You didn't just pay lip service to the goal of overcoming the division of Europe and Germany... Rather, you put yourself at the forefront of those who encouraged us on the way to unity."
- Helmut Kohl
(Related: Goal, Europe, Germany, Overcoming, Service, Unity)

"Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time."
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Related: Time, Travel, Opportunity, Cities)

"Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination."
- Sofia Kovalevskaya
(Related: Imagination, Science, Opportunity, Arithmetic, Mathematics, Reality)

"Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Opportunity, Democracy)

"He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Opportunity, Praise, Will)

"I've worked with many directors, good ones and bad ones. So if I have a chance to work the good ones, I better put myself in their hands, and trust them, because that's my big opportunity to be different, and to be better than usual."
- Thomas Kretschmann
(Related: Trust, Work, Opportunity, Chance)

"Generally my feeling is that I think women are just in a universal way coming out, coming to their own more. And they have more opportunity, and basically we're equal."
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Feeling)

"The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone, with rival armed bands burning villages, kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: War, People, African, Children, Killing, Now, Zone)

"Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity."
- Irving Kristol
(Related: Equality, Opportunity, Democracy)

"I want people to be drawn into the space of the work. And a lot of people are like me in that they have relatively short attention spans. So I shoot for the window of opportunity."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Attention, Space, Want)

"Our thoughts fly therefore by themselves in this festive hour of our plant community, to the man whom we thank for the ressurection of our Nation: Adolf Hitler, the patron of German labour and German art."
- Gustav Krupp
(Related: Art, Thoughts, Community, Man)

"Once you win a National Championship, how do you do that again? How do you get the passion to do that again? We won it again right away, the next year. A lot of it had to do with the fact that I didn't give myself an opportunity to enjoy the first one."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Opportunity, Fact, First, Passion, Right)

"My parents didn't really understand too much about sport. At that time, we were in a Polish community in the inner city of Chicago, and I was the youngest of a bunch of cousins. Polish families are real big, with cousins and aunts and uncles."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Time, Chicago, Community, Parents)

"I think we need to look for any opening we can to avoid a war and we shouldn't pass up any opportunity for resolution."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: War, Opportunity, Resolution)

"We are convinced of the fundamental unity of the human family."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Family, Unity)

"And a third thing is the understanding of the Church as a community, a communion which is just a hierarchy but the people of God, whose servants are the priests and bishops."
- Hans Kung
(Related: God, People, Church, Community, Understanding)

"It is an absolutely unique success of the church community to have introduced such an epoch-making change, in just a few years, without having a serious division."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Success, Change, Church, Community, Years)

"When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Society, Community, Honor, Teachers, Will)

"The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Opportunity, Control, Pleasure, Understanding, World)

"The nation is a community. Community of individuals, community of generations."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Community, Generations, Nation)

"I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. I'm looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate."
- Talib Kweli
(Related: Music, Knowledge, Community)

"Whatever help we may want from the international community now or in the future, we want to make sure that this help is tailored to help our people to help themselves."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: People, Community, Future, Help, May, Now, Want)

"Once serious political dialogue has begun, the international community can assume that we have achieved genuine progress along the road to real democratisation."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Progress, Community, Road)

"Inside every adult there's still a child that lingers. We're happiness merchants - giving people the opportunity to dream like children."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Happiness, People, Dream, Opportunity, Children, Giving)

"More than anything else, we need in this society the opportunity for people to tell us what they think without being told that they're either dumb, or stupid, or uninformed."
- Brian Lamb
(Related: Society, People, Opportunity, Being, Dumb)

"I think I write fiction for the opportunity to get beyond the limits of my own life."
- Wally Lamb
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Fiction, Limits)

"But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Patriotism, Opportunity, Bravery, Day, Past, Present, Veterans)

"We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums, held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Community, Effect, Inventions)

"A public office is not a job, it is an opportunity to do something for the public."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Office, Public)

"He missed an invaluable opportunity to hold his tongue."
- Andrew Lang
(Related: Opportunity, Tongue)

"What standards are upheld by the scientific community affect the community internally, and also affect its relations with society at large, including Congress."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Society, Community, Congress)

"They cannot count on the press and they cannot count on Congressional committees to bring the problems of the scientific community to their own attention, or to police the scientific community."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Attention, Community, Police, Press, Problems)

"If Baltimore's view, that scientists who do not take the words of authorities are far removed from the ordinary behavior of scientists, prevails in the scientific community, then something fundamental, very serious, and very disturbing is happening to the scientific community."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Behavior, Community, Scientists, Words)

"The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, states, World)

"Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Labor, State, states, World)

"Today we stand on a bridge leading from the territorial state to the world community. Politically, we are still governed by the concept of the territorial state; economically and technically, we live under the auspices of worldwide communications and worldwide markets."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Community, Leading, State, Today, World)

"Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Society, Civilization, Development, Community, Facts, Mankind, Respect, Spiritual, Theory, World)

"The leader of Iran made one of the most repugnant remarks the international community has heard since Adolf Hitler."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: Leader, Community)

"As the first Member of Congress from western Washington to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years, I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Agriculture, Committee, Community, Congress, First, Needs, Washington, Years)

"Congress had the opportunity to extend tax relief to working families without increasing the deficit. Instead, we were handed a bill that favors the wealthy and eliminates deductions that benefit the middle class."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Opportunity, Class, Congress, Favors, Tax, Middle class)

"Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Time, Opportunity)

"The left has come to regard common sense - the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community - as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Wisdom, Progress, Common sense, Community)

"When you have the opportunity, you strike."
- Rod Laver
(Related: Opportunity)

"I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do."
- Martin Lawrence
(Related: God, Life, Opportunity, Vision, Blessings, Mistakes)

"That's my opportunity to hide behind that old lady and say what I want to say."
- Vicki Lawrence
(Related: Opportunity, Lady, Old, Want)

"I am perfectly conscious that this contempt and hatred underlies the general tone of the community towards us, and yet when I even remotely hint at the fact that we are not a favorite people I am accused of stirring up strife and setting barriers between the two sects."
- Emma Lazarus
(Related: People, Community, Contempt, Fact, Favorite, Hatred)

"This is a crisis, but there is an opportunity to help revitalize and renew the Catholic community."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Opportunity, Community, Crisis, Help)

"BC is not going to replace the hierarchy, and BC is not going to lead some major reform in the Catholic Church - that's got to come out of the whole Catholic community."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Church, Community, Reform)

"Granted, the writers, directors, producers, and that community make a great deal of money. But they might be choosing to do a whole lot of other things for the living they make."
- Norman Lear
(Related: Money, Community, Living, Writers)

"I've always acknowledged my debt to Hammer. I've always said I'm very grateful to them. They gave me this great opportunity, made me a well known face all over the world for which I am profoundly grateful."
- Christopher Lee
(Related: Opportunity, Debt, World)

"I do not conceive of any reality at all as without genuine unity."
- Gottfried Leibniz
(Related: Reality, Unity)

"It's up to the community now to decide if they want to keep this team."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Community, Now, Want)

"We feel that, with Sidney, we have a great opportunity over the next few years to put a great team on the ice. We're prepared to lose some money along the way. Eventually we're going to need some help."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Money, Opportunity, Help, Years)

"I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Music, Being, Community, Gay, May)

"I was desperate to go back to New York and when 9/11 happened, I feared moving to the bulls-eye and that was very hard because I have a lot of family there and I really had to question what I didn't like about this community."
- Tea Leoni
(Related: Family, Community, Question)

"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Love, Abuse, Community, Land, May, Respect)

"A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Beauty, Community, Integrity, Right, Stability, Wrong)

"So, in the course of events, I had an opportunity to come in contact with Colin Matthews, through the Rex Foundation sponsoring recordings of various music that was being recorded over there."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: Music, Opportunity, Being, Events)

"Especially in the realm of bringing an opportunity to do something creative to people, as I said, who wouldn't ordinarily have that opportunity. I think that's very important."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: People, Opportunity)

"Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so."
- Doris Lessing
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Will)

"The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge."
- Edward Levi
(Related: Knowledge, Learning, Questions, Unity)

"I chose to not wear a wire and tape people. I chose to not get immunity until - were accepted, whatever - until the independent counsel's office was comfortable with what I said was the truth."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Truth, People, Office)

"Getting and keeping my immunity became very important to me. For I needed to take care of myself and my family. No one else was worried about me."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Family, Care)

"I'm for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe."
- Al Lewis
(Related: Opportunity)

"I chose Tennessee because I thought they'd give me an opportunity to play."
- Jamal Lewis
(Related: Thought, Opportunity, Play)

"The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the important need to make higher education more affordable and easier to access for low and middle-income students."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Act, College, Students)

"I think when you've travelled around a lot in Africa, you understand something that many people here don't recognize: the extraordinary power that is Africa at village level - at community level."
- Stephen Lewis
(Related: Power, People, Community)

"We have the largest economy and the strongest military in the world. Our core values of freedom and opportunity are ascendant around the globe."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Opportunity, Values, Economy, Freedom, Military, World)

"We have reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum in reaching a goal all Americans should embrace - building a secure, peaceful, democratic Iraq that is no longer a threat to the United States or the international community."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Goal, Americans, Building, Community, Iraq, states, United)

"Community means engaging constructively with like-minded nations to build strong, sustaining institutions and alliances - and bringing emerging powers into this community so future conflict becomes less likely."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Community, Conflict, Future, Nations)

"I urge the Bush Administration to rethink its priorities. We can't talk about community values without being prepared to invest in those very same communities."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Values, Being, Community, Priorities, Talk)

"The gay community just recognizes what their closets are and we straight have to spend years trying to figure out which closet we are trapped in."
- Judith Light
(Related: Community, Gay, Trying, Years)

"To me, celebrity doesn't mean a whole lot unless you're willing to use it. So I wanted to use it in a different way, with my AIDS work, the human rights stuff for the gay and lesbian community and the speaking I do."
- Judith Light
(Related: Work, Celebrity, Community, Rights, Gay, Human rights, Lesbian)

"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
(Related: Business, Opportunity, Being, Compromise, Man, Neighbors, Will)

"We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Community, Iraq, Security, Weapons)

"The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Community, Conflict, Law, Needs, Solution)

"I didn't ask to be a hero, but I guess I have become one in the Christian community. So I accept it. But if I'm wrong about this, I guess I'll become a bum."
- Hal Lindsey
(Related: Christian, Community, Wrong)

"I do like to work on a Marvel method, so if I've got the opportunity, and the writer is happy to do it, I like to have a writer detail what happens on a page, but not saying what happens in every scene."
- David Lloyd
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Detail, Saying, Writer)

"The other part of our proposal that gets the 'dittoheads' upset is our suggestion that the commercial radio station owners either play by the rules or pay. In other words, if they don't want to be subject to local criticism of how they are meeting their license obligations, they should pay to support public broadcasters who will operate on behalf of the local community."
- Mark Lloyd
(Related: Community, Criticism, Meeting, Play, Public, Rules, Support, Want, Will, Words)

"We have to be aware that the scientific community throws up tons of different hypotheses and at a certain point we'll find out who was right and who was wrong. But we have to go with the best information right now, which I would claim to be the IPCC reports."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Community, Information, Now, Right, Wrong)

"It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most."
- Jonah Lomu
(Related: Fitness, Health, Love, Opportunity, Road)

"A window of opportunity for me usually involves a rock."
- Jay London
(Related: Opportunity)

"I think there are a lot of other actors that are just talented, it's just about this opportunity - it's just about when are we going to be put in those positions where we can shine."
- Nia Long
(Related: Opportunity, Actors)

"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Age, Opportunity, Day, Dress, Evening, Sky, Stars, Twilight, Youth)

"I think I was 8 or 9 when I did my first play. It was at a community level, but that's when I knew that this is what I loved doing."
- Lavrenti Lopes
(Related: Community, First, Play)

"I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Parenting, Community, Fiction, Gay, Lesbian, Relationships)

"The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn't."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: Sports, People, Opportunity, Positive, Games, Self)

"Believing that our greatest need is for the general public to be able to get better information, to have an opportunity to learn better the real issues of the less fortunate, we centered the activities of the Fairness Project on that."
- Mike Lowry
(Related: Opportunity, Information, Project, Public)

"When I got a call from Los Angeles to do the Tonight Show, I considered it more of an inconvenience than an opportunity."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Opportunity)

"By furthering the use of ethanol, farmers are presented with the opportunity to produce a cash crop by collecting their agricultural wastes."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Opportunity)

"I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: People, Opportunity, Hope, Values, American, Democracy, Law, Majority, Responsibility, World)

"Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much needed revenues for colleges and universities, but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Opportunity, America, Students, World)

"The former ruling class kept the community of actors in ignorance by means of various lies."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Actors, Class, Community, Ignorance, Lies)

"Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story - the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there."
- David Lynch
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Television, World)

"The Beethoven Experience provided the opportunity to solidify the relationship between the Orchestra and me, the Orchestra and me and the public, between all of us and the city of New York, because Beethoven after all is a really amazing point of reference."
- Lorin Maazel
(Related: Experience, Opportunity, Public)

"There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Opportunity, Earth, Security)

"The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Drama, Production)

"Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one's mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes."
- Alice Foote MacDougall
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Mind, Open)

"Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Opportunity, Tardiness)

"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Opportunity, Difference, Entrepreneurs)

"Obviously, every child should be given the best possible opportunity to acquire literacy skills."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Opportunity)

"That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity."
- Lester Maddox
(Related: Opportunity, Greatness, American, Discrimination, Freedom, Inequality, Man)

"We're seeing a much larger ministry here for the general community. Not just Catholics, but others are calling us too. They're not looking for lawyers or suing their grandfathers, but counseling and healing."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Community, Healing, Lawyers)

"Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Music, Being, Books, Community, Culture, Help, Language, World)

"A problem was the lack of cooperation of the Afghan community itself. The women, though living in Iran, were under cover and not willing to participate in the film, and none of the ethnic groups were willing to work together or be together."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Work, Women, Community, Cooperation, Film, Living)

"Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Opportunity, Will)

"I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Dream, Leaders, Problems, Unity)

"We've got to demonstrate why European unity and integration, our vast single market, our single currency, equip us with the strength to embrace globalization."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Strength, Globalization, Unity)

"I'm optimistic that we are actually seeing the opportunity of a generation being created in this."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Opportunity, Being)

"People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it."
- Bernard de Mandeville
(Related: Women, People, Opportunity, Being, Consequences, May, Pleasure, Sin)

"One of the things I did when I was in New York, which has a wonderful deaf community, is I have worked on making Broadway more accessible to deaf people."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: People, Community)

"Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer, that the gay community has had with AIDS, because they're active and they talk about it."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Women, Awareness, Cancer, Community, Gay, Talk, Tests, Treatment)

"Music allows the great opportunity to play with people who turned you on and you love."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Love, Music, People, Opportunity, Play)

"But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Patriotism, Approval, Measure, Unity)

"A healthy degree of party unity among Democrats and Republicans has deteriorated into bitter partisan warfare."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Democrats, Party, Republicans, Unity)

"Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary, were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order. The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence, leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Business, Community, Confidence, Jobs, Law, Leading, Loss, Order, Sales, State)

"In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity, we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Science, Leader, Opportunity, America, Children, Innovation, Order)

"I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my high appreciation of the honour extended to me many years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by enrolling me amongst its members."
- Guglielmo Marconi
(Related: Science, Opportunity, Appreciation, Years)

"You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting me to lecture in Stockholm, for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country."
- Guglielmo Marconi
(Related: Beauty, People, Opportunity, Charm, Country, Hospitality, Will)

"The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, Environment, Help, Luck)

"Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, Profit, Will)

"To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Wealth, Competence, Man, Poor, Youth)

"The Brown decision promised that every child, regardless of the color of his or her skin, would have unequivocal access to quality education and an equal opportunity to pursue his/her dreams."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Dreams, Education, Quality, Opportunity, Decision, Skin)

"Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Future, Investment)

"If I had it all to do over again, I would do most all things differently. However, how would I know that if, I had not had the opportunity to do them the first time."
- Janice Markowitz
(Related: Time, Opportunity, First)

"One of the things that's clear to me from interviews that I've read is that the more popular successful jazz musicians had audiences above and beyond the music community."
- Branford Marsalis
(Related: Music, Successful, Audiences, Community, Jazz, Musicians, Popular)

"I believe in professionalism, but playing is not like a job. You have to be grateful to have the opportunity to play."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Play)

"This rebuilding of New Orleans gives us the perfect opportunity to see if we're ready to extend the legacy of Dr. King."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Opportunity)

"May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right."
- Peter Marshall
(Related: Opportunity, Freedom, May, Right)

"Every Canadian who wants to learn should have the opportunity to do so."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Opportunity)

"The homosexual community wants me to be gay. The heterosexual community wants me to be straight. Every writer thinks, I'm the journalist who's going to make him talk. I pray for them. I pray that they get a life and stop living mine!"
- Ricky Martin
(Related: Life, Community, Gay, Living, Talk, Writer)

"The Doctrine of the Trinity teaches that within the unity of the one Godhead there are three separate persons who are coequal in power, nature, and eternity."
- Walter Martin
(Related: Nature, Power, Doctrine, Eternity, Trinity, Unity)

"We need a new Latin American policy that is bold - different. We need to focus on building civil society, focus on the lack of infrastructure. We need look at ways to foster economic opportunity.There needs to be a more comprehensive economic vision in the region."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Society, Policy, Opportunity, Vision, American, Building, Focus, Needs)

"I wanted to become a champ - I was surrounded by champs in my family and in my neighborhood - and because of this stupid accident, I lost my opportunity."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Family, Opportunity, Accident)

"Doing my own album provided me the opportunity to say whatever I wanted."
- Richard Marx
(Related: Opportunity)

"Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few."
- John Masefield
(Related: Poetry, Amusement, Being, Community, Delight, Man, Press, Printing)

"Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore, is or ought to be, calculated for the general good and safety of the community."
- George Mason
(Related: Government, Society, Community, Safety)

"Even I had no opportunity to conduct very many concerts after World War II."
- Kurt Masur
(Related: War, Opportunity, World, World war)

"The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break."
- Richard Masur
(Related: Experience, Actors, Community, Theatre, Training)

"I know deaf people. I have discussed the issues with them I've also thought about them a lot so I have some insights that go a little further than people who haven't had contact with the deaf community."
- Richard Masur
(Related: Thought, People, Community)

"I actually then went on to direct an after-school special where one of the characters was deaf. They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community."
- Richard Masur
(Related: Community, Connection)

"You have to give people the opportunity to prove themselves."
- Richard Masur
(Related: People, Opportunity)

"We rob ourselves of so much by focusing on the wrong stuff. And the ability to get into the moment and deal with what is, that's the real opportunity."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Opportunity, Ability, Wrong)

"Unity is the most important thing on the road to stamping out terror. You need global rules of law and order, and they have to be enforced. Start with that principle."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Law, Order, Road, Rules, Terror, Unity)

"The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Unity, Variety)

"But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers."
- Armistead Maupin
(Related: Opportunity, Possibility, Communication, Fraud, Internet, Strangers, Today, World)

"Renewable ethanol represents a clear opportunity to grow a significant portion of our own fuel locally and begin to break the hold imported fuels have on us."
- Mike May
(Related: Opportunity)

"Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing."
- Rollo May
(Related: Communication, Community, Intimacy, Understanding)

"In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn't drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Car, Community, Giants, Mercury)

"If we don't take Tullamore, no other community will."
- Catherine McAuley
(Related: Community, Will)

"It's not the Olympics. It's Concord, New Hampshire, and a homecoming should reflect the community I'm part of."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Community)

"I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to fulfill my early fantasies."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: History, Life, Opportunity, Space)

"In movies, I have had the opportunity of working with some of the people that I respect very much."
- Chi McBride
(Related: Movies, People, Opportunity, Respect)

"What happened? The Country got sick of it and said, Enough is enough. And all over the Country we saw springing up community organizations determined to do something about this terrible menace of drugs."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Community, Country, Drugs)

"I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That's all right. I've never looked for a job in my life, and I'm not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Life, Community, Hollywood, Job, Now, Right)

"We'd like to build a highway for healing and unity."
- Bill McCartney
(Related: Healing, Unity)

"When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency, and there are only a handful in each community, it's picking the winners in the competition."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Government, Community, Competition, Rights)

"I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn't enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn't prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Food, Accomplishments, America, Clothes, Community)

"For example, it's only about 20 years ago the people in that community would have got telephone lines, and it would be only about in the 1950s that electricity came to that part of the world. Television wouldn't have come till 1970."
- John McGahern
(Related: People, Community, Electricity, Example, Television, World, Years)

"Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space."
- John McGahern
(Related: Family, Society, Women, Idea, Community, Irish, Space, World)

"You go to the hospital your wife's in labor and you're doing the thing, and then it's very disorienting and scary and you beat yourself up and you go through a whole period of 'woe is me' and then you realize that this a gift, this child is the light, and if you can nourish that light and just let it shine, you have an opportunity to get closer to what I think is God."
- John C. McGinley
(Related: God, Wife, Opportunity, Labor, Light)

"The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process - securing polling sites and providing security - that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Opportunity, First, Security, Vote)

"In providing this $5,000 tax credit for those purchasing rural homes, we're offering an important incentive to encourage people to live in smaller communities - and perhaps even stay in a community they might be considering leaving."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: People, Community, Credit, Tax)

"Sometimes those fears creep into the back of your head, but then you slap yourself and think, 'Oh, woe is me! People actually like me.' What a silly thing to worry about. This is a huge opportunity, and I'm excited."
- Ben McKenzie
(Related: People, Opportunity, Silly, Worry)

"It's a Fox thing, the bad-boy image. They're trying to type me out. There are worse things in life, you know. I'm just really excited about the opportunity."
- Ben McKenzie
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Trying)

"I'd never played a cop before, and this particular role with what she is going thru, especially during the first season, covering her alcoholism to her on the job performance, was a great opportunity for me as an actress."
- Nancy McKeon
(Related: Opportunity, Performance, First, Job)

"Personally I had the opportunity to go on several ride alongs with the LA County Sheriff's Department with some amazing detectives, who were invaluable to me."
- Nancy McKeon
(Related: Opportunity)

"The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made."
- Norman McLaren
(Related: Art, Work, Balance, Contrast, Sensitivity, Unity)

"As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Direction, Unity, World)

"It's really kind of hard to be a suburb of nothing. If you don't have a downtown, you really don't have anything. It's hard to build a community around parking lots and subdivisions."
- Ed McMahon
(Related: Community, Nothing)

"What has made America great have been the opportunities given to everyone in this country. Since our founding, individuals and families have come to America to seek freedom, opportunity and the choice for a better life."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Life, Opportunity, America, Choice, Country, Founding, Freedom)

"No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start."
- Larry McMurtry
(Related: Money, Success, Illusion, Mankind)

"Society is unity in diversity."
- George H. Mead
(Related: Society, Diversity, Unity)

"Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Age, Religion, Sex, People, Opportunity, Being, Children, Class)

"I am committed to ensure that our 2008 Republican presidential candidates forthrightly address issues of importance to the African-American community."
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: African, Community, Importance, Republican)

"In essentials, unity; in differences, liberty; in all things, charity."
- Philipp Melanchthon
(Related: Charity, Liberty, Unity)

"The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety."
- Felix Mendelssohn
(Related: Unity, Variety)

"While we may be of different faiths, we have a strong sense of faith, family, community. We hold the values of freedom and human rights very high and I think that those are all a part of a very strong quilt that binds us together."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Faith, Family, Values, Community, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, May, Sense)

"There are plenty of opportunities for common grounds that we need to explore and strengthen. The Hispanic community has a strong affinity for our relationship with Israel."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Community, Israel)

"In the 1990s, we introduced Boston's community policing strategy. We reversed the tide of violent crime that threatened our city, and we established a national model for preventing and fighting crime."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Strategy, Boston, Community, Crime, Fighting)

"The true privilege of being Mayor is that I have the opportunity to be everyone's neighbor."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Privilege)

"I brought together experts from health care, business, academic institutions, and the community to develop a comprehensive blueprint for eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the City of Boston."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Health, Business, Boston, Care, Community, Experts)

"Playboy was a wonderful experience and a great opportunity for me."
- Rita Mero
(Related: Experience, Opportunity)

"I hope I give girls an opportunity to realize that they can swim and go to school at the same time. It's not to be given up once they get out of high school. They can continue doing it for the rest of their lives."
- Debbie Meyer
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Hope, Girls, Rest, School)

"May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera."
- Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Related: Peace, God, Heaven, Mankind, May, New year, Prosperity, Unity, World)

"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Time, Education, America, College, Community, First, Future, Inventions, Students)

"There is no credible evidence of the current exceptional global warming trumpeted by the IPCC. The IPCC is no longer behaving as an investigative scientific organization or pretending to be one. Their leaders betrayed the trust of the world community."
- Grant Miles
(Related: Trust, Community, Global warming, Leaders, World)

"Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the purpose of our politics is to expand them, for all our people."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: Politics, People, Opportunity, Purpose, Freedom, Gifts)

"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Power, Purpose, Community, Harm, Will)