Best Quotes about Opportunity
Some say opportunity knocks only once, That is not true. Opportunity knocks all the time, but you have to be ready for it. If the chance comes, you must have the equipment to take advantage of it.
Some people expect the door of opportunity to be opened with an electric eye.
Great investment opportunities come around when excellent companies are surrounded by unusual circumstances that cause the stock to be misappraised.
It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
When you have the opportunity, you strike.
Opportunity is ever worth expecting; let your hook be ever hanging ready, the fish will be in the pool where you least imagine it to be.
A chip on the shoulder indicates that there is wood higher up.
Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter.
Forbes, B. C.
Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: Are your ready?
If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a-coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the road side until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.
Gough, John B.
Was a great high wall there that tried to stop me. Was a great big sign there said private Property but on the back side it didn't say nothing. That side was made for you and me.
Too often the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it's too late.
Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm -- it was gone.
We must not only strike the iron while it is hot, we must strike it until it is hot.
Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open.
Let us my friends snatch our opportunity from the passing day.
A good deal happens in a man's life that he isn't responsible for. Fortunate openings occur; but it is safe to remember that such breaks are occurring all the time, and other things being equal, the advantage goes to the man who is ready.
Opportunity creates desire.
Little opportunities should be improved.
Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.
Brown Jr., H. Jackson
When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.
This American system of ours. call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you like, gives to each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
People think that at the top there isn't much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top.
When fortune knocks open the door.
Opportunities are everywhere.The recession might be drawing to a close, but its continuing legacy is employers' reliance on short-term staff.There may be fewer jobs for life, but there are more jobs in a lifetime.
Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad.
When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Marden, Orison Swett
Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Edison, Thomas A.
The lack of opportunity is ever the excuse of a weak, vacillating mind. Opportunities! Every life is full of them. Every newspaper article is an opportunity. Every client is an opportunity. Every sermon is an opportunity. Every business transaction is an opportunity -- an opportunity to be polite -- an opportunity to be manly -- an opportunity to be honest -- an opportunity to make friends.
Marden, Orison Swett
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us daily.
God supplies us with the opportunity, but He cannot take advantage of it for us.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
We must open the doors of opportunity.
Johnson, Lyndon B.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Peters, Thomas J.
Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
If you see the bandwagon you've missed it.
Why are there so many people who never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity?
Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Not being beautiful was the true blessing... Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
Take a lesson from the mosquito. She never waits for an opening -- she makes one.
There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job.
Crane, George W.
You create your opportunities by asking for them.
One of the earliest lessons I learned as a child was that if you looked away from something, it might not be there when you looked back.
Wideman, John Edgar
Written in Chinese, the word crisis, is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represent opportunity.
Kennedy, John F.
Every wall is a door.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Do not wait for ideal circumstances nor for the best opportunities; they will never come.
One can present people with opportunities. One cannot make them equal to them.
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