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I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes, I feel like one who is on the sidelines, who has missed life itself.
When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood.
Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.
B. B. King
All in all, I would not have missed this century for the world.
Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being applauded when you arrive - for that is common - but being missed when you leave.
Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
E. O. Wilson
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.
I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
James M. Barrie
I missed my home - like the physicality of my home, I missed my friends and my family mostly and just hanging out and being in your home country - culturally it feels right and that is what I miss.
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going.
J. B. Priestley
One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed.
I was born in '74, so I missed out on all the great early '60s and early '70s.
I didn't want to be one of those women who wake up at 63 years old and realize they've missed the window of opportunity for marriage and children.
All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.
In fourth grade, I missed 82 days of school. Out of 160.
I might have missed my calling as an editor. In the spring, the sight of my empty garden beds gives me the horticultural equivalent of writers' block: So much space! So many plants to choose among, and yet none of them seem quite right!
Do you know what people want more than anything? They want to be missed. They want to be missed the day they don't show up. They want to be missed when they're gone.
The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows.
P. G. Wodehouse
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
J. B. Priestley
When I originally entered UCLA, I had planned to go for a film major, but I kept finding myself taking math classes for fun, 'cause I missed them from high school!
I always think about what I missed, and I think that was my driving force - never be satisfied with what I've done.
The right moment wears a full head of hair: when it has been missed, you can't get it back; it's bald in the back of the head and never turns around.
When I moved to New York, I fell head over heels back into country music and probably 'cause I missed something about Texas.
It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark.
I never really look at life and worry about missed opportunities.
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