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"What are you complaining about? It's a level playing field."
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'We can offer Volunteers a range of experiences including exhaustion, emotional overload, lack of support and stark terror.'
"I should have done this ten years ago. But I just wasn't sure I could swing it."
"I'm really excited about this opportunity, but I'm hoping there's room to negotiate the title? What about 'Rises-to-the-Occasions-Mary?', or 'Cool-Under-Pressure-Mary?'
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"Try to think of being hopelessly lost as less of a weakness and more of an opportunity."
Shoulda. Woulda. Coulda.
'We would like to offer your company the opportunity to become one of our biggest customers.'
A dog locks a man out and sleeps in his bed.
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"This is an opportunity to simplify your life - don't blow it."
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"They say it's the last of the really big cattle drives, and I'm just glad I'm here to see it."
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The Art of the Possible
'Don't be downhearted, Larry. I believe that when life slams a door in your face, it always opens another one for you somewhere else!'
You are more than your job description.
'The trouble with opportunity is that it comes disguised as hard work.'
"I hear the streets are paved with garbage."
Don't miss this opportunity to own something really expensive!
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"What is the American dream, and does it differ in many respects from the Connecticut dream?"
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"Larry is a white male, but he hasn't been able to do much with it."
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'Unfortunately when our last window of opportunity opened up, we mistakenly crawled out of it rather than into it.'
"Great! Several positions just opened up."
"Once, years ago, I gave a sucker an even break, but it didn't work out."
'I begun like you, with nothing but my bare hands. Look at me now! Only 25 years later, I'm begging with my own hat! Geez, I love this country! Everybody can make it here!'