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In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity - it is a prerequisite.

— Barack Obama

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Opportunity in america 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.

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!

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.

Opportunity in america quote New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.

To shift America (and the world) to a cleaner energy economy, millions of people will have to go to work in new industries. This necessary shift opens up tremendous new opportunities for work and wealth creation.

I am convinced that all this poverty in Mexico and in Latin America, like it's happening in China is the opportunity to grow. It's an opportunity for investment; it's an economic activity and to take out poverty is the best investment any person or a person can do in any place.

Opportunity in america 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.

People don't understand rural America.

Sixteen percent of our population is rural, but 40 percent of our military is rural. I don't believe that's because of a lack of opportunity in rural America. I believe that's because if you grow up in rural America, you know you can't just keep taking from the land. You've got to give something back.

I think you'd change Alabama fundamentally if in six years someone said, 'If you want the best education in America, you've got to live in Alabama.' you'd change economic development, change the image of this state, you'd offer these kids an opportunity they otherwise would never have had.

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.

Opportunity in america 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.

The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics.

The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics.

In America we have the greatest chance for opportunity than anyone else in the past six and a half thousand years. Never in recorded history have so many different gifts from all over the world been deposited in one country.

Opportunity in america quote A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

We are honored to have had the opportunity to serve our country under difficult circumstances. We are profoundly grateful to our Commander-in-Chief and to our nation for this day. God bless America.

You know, I love all kinds of activism.

I certainly think blacks deserve to have something whether it is affirmative action or an opportunity that should be opened up to them. But at the same time I believe that people of color are not the only poor people in America and all over the world.

Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity, until bright young students and engineers are enlisted in our workforce rather than expelled from our country.

Opportunity in america 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.

Small business in America is what fuels the American economy.

We need more small business to assist us in creating a great nation and in creating more jobs. It's this frontier that is endless in terms of opportunity and potential.

Step by step we see democracy being uprooted like an unwanted weed and the preparation for fascism, for a police state in America. The Congress is largely complicit. The media is supportive. The public is apathetic. By the time apathy is reversed, there may be little opportunity to restore what was lost without massive effort and pain.

We should stay on the right track to the 21st century.

Opportunity alone is not enough. I want to build an America in the 21st century in which all Americans take personal responsibility for themselves, their families, their communities and their country.

Opportunity in america quote In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.

In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.

We're all working together; that's the secret. And we'll lower the cost of living for everyone, not just in America, but we'll give the world an opportunity to see what it's like to save and have a better lifestyle, a better life for all. We're proud of what we've accomplished ; we've just begun.

For [Malcolm Subban] I know that he's the No.

1 ranked goalie in North America and the world right now, he's got a great opportunity. He's got to enjoy this whole process because it only comes once. Not that many players get the opportunity to walk up on that stage and get that jersey.

People don't expect government to solve all their problems.

But they sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity remain open to all. They know we can do better.

Opportunity in america 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.

Like other important immigrant communities, the Jewish experience in the United States represents the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America.

There are many cases and layers of racist behavior in the US - from police treatment to the issues of education and job opportunities. In America, however, such cases are being discussed publically.

Whether people are in America or in Africa, people want to work.

They want to have purpose. They want to provide for themselves and their families. They don't want handouts. They don't want to be completely dependent on their governments - even though there's usually no opportunity for that anyway.

Opportunity in america quote When opportunity comes, it is too late to prepare.

When opportunity comes, it is too late to prepare.

I did Air America for two reasons: to be in a movie with Mel Gibson and to make a bunch of money. And then underneath there was the hope that in doing this formulaic thing I would be launched into a whole new realm of opportunity to do A-list movies. By the time we were done, the only positive thing was meeting Mel Gibson.

The door of opportunity swings wide open in our country.

Through it, in constant flow, go those who toil. America recognizes no aristocracy save those who work. The badge of service is the sole requirement for admission to the ranks of our nobility.

I'm honestly so incredibly grateful for every opportunity I get in film industry. Don't forget! I was born in a tiny little country in a small town and here I am working in Canada and America and it's incredible.

Opportunity in america quote Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of

Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye but regrets can last for a lifetime.

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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.

We in the majority have worked hard to empower people to create opportunities, to make jobs, to do things that turn America into a place where people can achieve their dreams.

The 1957 crisis in Little Rock, brought about by the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, was a huge part of the march toward freedom and opportunity in America.

Opportunity in america quote To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.

To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.

We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.

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.

Mr. Lincoln's elevation shows that in America every station in life may be honorable; that there is no barrier against the humblest; but that merit, wherever it exists, has the opportunity to be known.

For many years, I believed racism in America was dead and that opportunity existed for all. My beliefs were shaken when the Rodney King officers were acquitted.

America is still the land of opportunity for most, but it is not a land of opportunity for all. If we are to remain an exceptional nation, we must close this gap in opportunity.

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