Best Quotes about Opportunity
The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
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.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Opportunity is lost by deliberation.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
Even a blind dog can find a bone every so often.
Make the iron hot by striking it.
Take a lesson from the mosquito. She never waits for an opening -- she makes one.
Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter.
Forbes, B. C.
Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Don't ever slam a door, you might want to go back.
He's got the whole world at his feet and he can't find his shoes.
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice. You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come. Where will you be a few years down the line. Will it be everything you dreamed of. We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don't give a second thought to the chances we take.
Opportunity always looks better going than coming.
Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.
Brown Jr., H. Jackson
You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds.
When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose: What a wonderful opportunity o start all over again, to turn over a new page.
It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.
Written in Chinese, the word crisis, is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represent opportunity.
Kennedy, John F.
Some people expect the door of opportunity to be opened with an electric eye.
Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad.
Every situation, properly perceived, becomes an opportunity
What is opportunity, and when does it knock? It never knocks. You can wait a whole lifetime, listening, hoping, and you will hear no knocking. None at all. You are opportunity, and you must knock on the door leading to your destiny. You prepare yourself to recognize opportunity, to pursue and seize opportunity as you develop the strength of your personality, and build a self-image with which you are able to live -- with your self-respect alive and growing.
Where one door closes, another opens.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
A chip on the shoulder indicates that there is wood higher up.
Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God's handwriting -- a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
It's better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity.
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
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.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
We must open the doors of opportunity.
Johnson, Lyndon B.
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?
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
People wait for opportunity to come along...yet it is there every morning.
Menace, Dennis the
Opportunity multiply as they are seized.
You must make your own opportunities.
Gough, John B.
When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.
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.
Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity.
Many of us spend our lives searching for success when it is usually so close that we can reach out and touch it.
Conwell, Russel H.
Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.
If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.
We trained hard ... but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization
Arbiter, Gauis Petronius
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
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