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If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.
No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
The more we pour the big machines, the fuel, the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming, the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.
David R. Brower
There will always be a few people who just want to knock you down or are jealous or just want to be horrible for the sake of it. I don't know what drives someone to be nasty.
I can't never stop nobody, can't knock nobody hustle.
The Notorious B.I.G.
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice.
People ask me all the time, 'Are you fed up with reality TV?' At the end of the day, it can affect my career in the sense that the more reality shows there are, the less scripted dramas out there, but I can't ever really knock them. I started on 'Popstars,' which was a reality talent show. I have respect for them.
All the champions - you go and ask Mike Tyson or Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Lennox Lewis and myself included, and I'm sorry for putting myself in line with all the other great names - but the champion's attitude is it doesn't matter who is in front of me, I am going to conquer this person and win the fight and knock the person out.
With age, you get to a place where you don't want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug.
The Internet is for haters. Everyone wants to knock somebody down, but it's cool.
There are five issues that make a fist of a hand that can knock America out cold. They're lack of jobs, obesity, diabetes, homelessness, and lack of good education.
The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference.
You can't knock on opportunity's door and not be ready.
When I found Jesus Christ, I learned to be a better athlete. I didn't have to go out there and knock them out in the first round. I've learned to be patient, skillful in the ring. At the same time, I wanted to prove to other boxers that you can take off this killer instinct stuff, you can be a great athlete, a great boxer, and love your brother.
I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument. He told me to knock myself out.
My goal is not getting hit and to knock the other guy out. Some people might complain because they want to see boxers beat up on each other, but you cannot last long in professional boxing if you take a lot of punches.
The more people that learn about you, even if you're an underdog, then you can come under fire a lot and the more attention you get and the more threatening or dangerous you appear to people. And the more people try to knock you down.
Go to you bosom: Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know.
Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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