City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind’s eye the notion of a better life ahead.
Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard, bristling Indian tribes?
Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportuni...- David Sedaris
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work- Thomas Alva Edison
Know thine opportunity.- Pittacus of Mytilene
We will do our best to reward your faith in us, but please give us the opportunity to serv...- John Smith
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to wo...- William Ellery Channing
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|Birth:||21st December, 1932|
Edward Hoagland was born in New York. He is an American essayist and novelist. He helped to tend the big cats and later sold a novel about this experience, Cat Man, before graduating from Harvard in 1954. After serving two years in the Army, he published The Circle Home, a novel about boxing, before going on the first of nine trips to Alaska and British Columbia. In 2005, Hoagland retired from a teaching position at Bennington College in Vermont.
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