When written in chinese the word 34crisis34

When written in Chinese the word "crisis" is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.  ~John F. Kennedy, address, 12 April 1959LCD

I held a moment in my hand

I held a moment in my hand, brilliant as a star, fragile as a flower, a tiny sliver of one hour.  I dripped it carelessly, Ah!  I didn’t know, I held opportunity.  ~Hazel Lee

When i look back now over my

When I look back now over my life and call to mind what I might have had simply for taking and did not take, my heart is like to break.  ~William Hale WhiteCUL

If one wants to get a boat

What I do know is that…[I]f one wants to get a boat ride, one must be near the river.  ~Anchee Min, Becoming Madame Maop21

Opportunities fly by while we sit regretting

Opportunities fly by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone. ~Jerome K. Jerome, The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, 1889WLBUQ