Do we believe that there is equal economic opportunity out there in the real world right now for each and every one of these groups? If we believed in the tooth fairy if we believed in the Easter Bunny we might well believe that.
Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us - a time when we can look back on the year that has passed and prepare for the year ahead.
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
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.
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement of wisdom of refinement with the democratic ideals of openness of social justice and of equal opportunity.
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
When written in Chinese the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
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.
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.
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.
Now I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this opportunity of doing my duty.
Foreign policy is about trying to deliver for them the best possible economic benefits the chance to travel to study to work the opportunity through trade to be able to sell their goods and services and as much peace and security so they can live and bring their kids up so they don't have to fear war.
Modeling has given me the opportunity to travel outside of Brazil and see the world. I have been meeting many interesting and talented people along the way.
I like to think that if it hadn't gone as well as it has if I wasn't able to make a living off of playing music I would still be playing the music. But of course I wouldn't likely have had the opportunity to travel and a lot of the places have inspired songs.
I like the opportunity to travel the world and work in close company with other people.
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.
I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney and have the chance to work there.
Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time.
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.
It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.
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.
It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.