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A chip on the shoulder indicates that there is wood higher up.
- Herbert, Jack
Opportunity Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Opportunity

1.
Lack of opportunity is often nothing more than lack of purpose or direction
Best of Bits and Pieces

2.
When you have the opportunity, you strike.
Laver, Rod

3.
Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad.
Proverb, Greek

4.
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?
Carson, Johnny

5.
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.

6.
Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
Young, Brigham

7.
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.
Estefan, Gloria

8.
Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures.
Brown, Gene

9.
The same fence that shuts others out shuts you in.
Copeland, William Taylor

10.
A chip on the shoulder indicates that there is wood higher up.
Herbert, Jack

11.
A wise man doesn't just wait for the right opportunity, He creates the right opportunity.

12.
When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.
Krishna, Rama

13.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Keller, Helen

14.
THERE ARE NO MISTAKES, only opportunities.
Tina Fey

15.
Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.
Brown Jr., H. Jackson

16.
We see the brightness of a new page where everything yet can happen.
Rainer, Maria Rilke

17.
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

18.
You can't always wait for the guys at the top. Every manager at every level in the organization has an opportunity, big or small, to do something. Every manager's got some sphere of autonomy. Don't pass the buck up the line.
Anderson, Bob

19.
Subtract from the great man all that he owes to opportunity, all that he owes to chance, and all that he gained by the wisdom of his friends and the folly of his enemies, and the giant will often be seen to be a pygmy.
Colton, Charles Caleb

20.
If you see the bandwagon you've missed it.
Phillips, James

21.
Opportunity creates desire.
Proverb, Dutch

22.
Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open.

23.
Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
Brown Jr., H. Jackson

24.
Some people steer by the light from the stars, while others steer by the lights from each passing ship.

25.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
Iacocca, Lee

26.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Edison, Thomas A.

27.
You create your opportunities by asking for them.
Patty Hansen

28.
Enlarge the opportunity and the person will expand to fill it
Ginzberg, Eli

29.
There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand.
Kettering, Charles F.

30.
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

31.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized, they die when neglected.
Wicker, John

32.
Right now a moment is fleeting by! Capture its reality in paint! To do that we must put all else out of our minds. We must become that moment, make ourselves a sensitive recording plate. give the image of what we actually see, forgetting everything that has been seen before our time.
Cezanne, Paul

33.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Hill, Napoleon

34.
Born often under another sky, placed in the middle of an always moving scene, himself driven by the irresistible torrent which draws all about him, the American has no time to tie himself to anything, he grows accustomed only to change, and ends by regarding it as the natural state of man. He feels the need of it, more he loves it; for the instability; instead of meaning disaster to him, seems to give birth only to miracles all about him.
Tocqueville, Alexis De

35.
Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity.
Flanders, Alberta

36.
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.
Downs, Lawrence

37.
Opportunity is lost by deliberation.
Syrus, Publilius

38.
Little opportunities should be improved.
FeNelon, Francois

39.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Nightingale, Earl

40.
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.
Sugarman, Joseph

41.
One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.
Gracian, Baltasar

42.
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.
Maltz, Maxwell

43.
Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.
Ovid

44.
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.
Guthrie, Woody

45.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Demosthenes

46.
Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Proverb, Arabian

47.
Why are there so many people who never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity?

48.
You have to recognize when the right place and the right time fuse and take advantage of that opportunity. There are plenty of opportunities out there. You can't sit back and wait.
Ellen Metcalf

49.
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.
Thatcher, Margaret

50.
Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter.
Forbes, B. C.


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