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Every breakthrough business idea begins with solving a common problem. The bigger the problem, the bigger the opportunity. I discovered a big one when I took apart an IBM PC. I made two interesting discoveries: The components were all manufactured by other companies, and the system that retailed for $3,000 cost about $600 in parts.
As a father, physician and nurse, I have a special place in my heart for children, and I know the brief window of opportunity we have to teach them simple lessons that can lead to a lifetime of good health.
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.
Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood.
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.
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.
If you are socially isolated, you are more vulnerable to stereotypes and myths; you won't have the opportunity to have conversations with someone who has a different social background than you.
Every day I would wake up and think, 'Today is another missed opportunity to do something important.' After enough days like this, you start feeling like you are getting old, even when you are relatively young. We are all natural entrepreneurs, and being manacled to a desk job is not for us.
One game, one pitch can change everything for a hitter. The way I like to approach it is that every at-bat is its own unique opportunity to go out there and do something really good.
I have actually directed over thirty plays and about one hundred commercials for cable TV, but have not yet had the opportunity to direct a feature film.
Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
Especially for those of us who lived in single cells, you had the time to sit down and think, and we discovered that sitting down just to think is one of the best ways of keeping yourself fresh and able, to be able to address the problems facing you, and you had the opportunity, also, of examining your past.
Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I've always taught that a poor economy is the best opportunity for salespeople because the naysayers and grumblers have already given up, leaving more territory, more opportunities to be successful than in a good economy when virtually all salespeople are out there, giving it their best.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.
I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?
Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.
Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
J. Donald Walters
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Luck is where opportunity meets preparation.
I don't think actors should ever expect to get a role, because the disappointment is too great. You've got to think of things as an opportunity. An audition's an opportunity to have an audience.
Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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