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把握机会 Take the Chance



On the eve of a banquet, the master who was supposed to be in charge of candy carving messed up the carving art. Just when everyone was at a loss, a little boy who was doing rough work in the kitchen said confidently: "Let me try it! I will satisfy you." The little helper asked for a piece of butter and quickly used it to make a piece of butter. A lying lion. The banquet began, and all the guests focused their attention on the work of art, and praises came from the crowd from time to time. When people learned that the butter lion was completed by a small cook in a short time, the banquet suddenly turned into a praise meeting for the little boy. The wealthy owner announced in public that he would pay the boy's tuition and hire the best teacher to teach him. But he did not let his good fortune go to his head. He was still the simple and motivated boy who became more strict and striving for perfection in his skills. The result was one of the world's greatest sculptors - Antoine Canova.

Rather than saying that Anthony Canova is a lucky man blessed by opportunities, it is better to say that he is a grasper of opportunities. He was able to carve a work of art out of butter in a short period of time, which was praised by everyone, precisely because of his usual diligent practice. The weak wait for opportunities to come, while the strong are good at creating opportunities for success. I have never understood the meaning of this sentence. I think if it is not an opportunity given by others, how can I create opportunities? In fact, this is not the case. Doing everything in your daily life seriously, instead of always thinking about being lazy, and accumulating knowledge and experience for yourself is to create opportunities for yourself. Moreover, if you don’t have the ability, you won’t be able to seize opportunities when they come. So instead of complaining that no opportunity comes, it is better to be yourself, seize the time, and strive to become a better version of yourself.

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