quote by J. Frank Dobie

A man from Iowa or Illinois will say 'I'm from the Middle West'..a Georgian or a Mississipian may admit to being merely a Southerner...but no Texan, given the opportunity, ever said otherwise than 'I'm from Texas'.

— J. Frank Dobie

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Given opportunity quote Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.
Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

Different people are afforded different opportunities.

I've been given some awesome opportunities, and I feel that I've always knocked them out of the park. But I've always been scaled back after that.

We spoke and acted as if, given the opportunity for self-government, we would quickly create utopias. Instead injustice, even tyranny, is rampant.

Given opportunity quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

Particular attention should be given to the opportunities which the environment presents or precludes for involvement of children with persons both older and younger than themselves.

The true Christian reaction to suffering and sorrow is not the attitude of self-pity, fatalism or resentment; it is the spirit which takes life's difficulties as a God given opportunity, and regards its troubles as a sacred trust, and wears the thorns as a crown.


With Sumthin Else Music Works, I wanted to spread the love and give newcomers a chance to make it because something that really helped me were all the people who had given me an opportunity when I was putting my career together.

Given opportunity quote A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees opportunity i
A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.

If you've been given opportunities then you have to create opportunities.

If you're given knowledge by people, share your knowledge. If you were born with talent, show your talent off.

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.

There cannot be true democracy unless women's voices are heard.

There cannot be true democracy unless women are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their own lives.

Given opportunity quote New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

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.


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.

The successful are those who have been given opportunities.

Given opportunity quote A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a p
A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a positive life.

I am grateful for who I am and who I am not.

I am grateful for the life I have been given and for all that I have and all that I don't. Every breath I take is a blessing and an opportunity to fully experience the sheer joy of being alive.

Given lesser opportunities, Kissinger would have done very well as a talk show host. Fortunately for him, although not so fortunately for the United States, he found his patron in Nelson Rockefeller instead of William Paley.

Outlier are those who have been given opportunities-- -and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them.

Given opportunity quote Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

In 2008 I didn't take it all in enough.

I was so wrapped up in just the competition that I missed what was going on around me. If I am given that opportunity again to go to the Olympics and be an athlete I want to take it all in because I feel like this is my last shot and I want to feel the team spirit. I want to really live and breathe the USA.

I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that.

I just take it one day at a time. Austin Powers has given me a lot of opportunities as far as my career.

Given opportunity quote A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Radical feminists have been making the pitch that justice demands that men and women be given an equal opportunity to make it to the top in the workplace.

People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished.

But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.


Personally, I think that children should be left alone, they should be given an opportunity to grow up, to become aware of themselves and decide themselves who they are: men or women, if they want to have a traditional or homosexual marriage.

Given opportunity quote Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.

I don't take anything for granted. I've been given extraordinary opportunities, I've also fought for extraordinary opportunities. So I don't believe you're ever just there in this golden moment. You probably always have to remind people that you're there, that you have something to offer, maybe something beyond what they could imagine for you.

Through adversity, not only are we given opportunity to discover our inner strength, we are also given the gift of foresight so we can shine a light for others who go through the experience after us.

Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so.

Given opportunity quote In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.
In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.

One of the many things I love about Daenerys from Game of Thrones is she's given me an opportunity to fly the flag for young girls and women, to be more than just somebody's wife and somebody's girlfriend.


I had given thought to acting, but I never really had a good enough opportunity or a character who made sense and paralleled my life a little bit. I feel like I'm one of the poster boys for a bad guy in a movie. I feel like I'm a good person to play a bad guy in a movie. I can say that.

How you use the opportunities your given to affect the world around you will determine the legacy you leave behind.

Given opportunity quote If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you're not sure you can do it,
If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you're not sure you can do it, say yes - then learn how to do it later.

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.

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.

Given opportunity quote The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.
The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.

Tests and trials are given to all of us.

These mortal challenges allow us and our Heavenly Father to see whether we will exercise our agency to follow His Son. He already knows, and we have the opportunity to learn, that no matter how difficult our circumstances, all these things shall be for our experience, and our good.

Someone might steal your childhood, but they can't steal your will.

There is a point where you're given the opportunity in life to stop blaming everyone else and start taking responsibility for your life.

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.

Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.

Time goes too quickly. This is the advice that my mother should have given me from her hospital bed. Instead of vague, unknowable quips like "Be careful what you wish for," she should have told me time slides away on a hillside of loose shale and takes everything in its path - dreams, opportunities, hopes. And youth. It takes that fastest of all.

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