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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.
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Best Quotes about Opportunity

1.
To recognize an opportunity and use it is the difference between success and failure.

2.
Lack of opportunity is often nothing more than lack of purpose or direction
Best of Bits and Pieces

3.
Take a lesson from the mosquito. She never waits for an opening -- she makes one.
Kirkpatrick, Kirk

4.
Make the iron hot by striking it.
Cromwell, Oliver

5.
THERE ARE NO MISTAKES, only opportunities.
Tina Fey

6.
Where one door closes, another opens.
Quixote, Don

7.
The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
Rowland, Helen

8.
Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
Proverb, English

9.
Do you see difficulties in every opportunity or opportunities in every difficulty?

10.
Be an opener of doors.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

11.
There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand.
Kettering, Charles F.

12.
Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad.
Proverb, Greek

13.
Every wall is a door.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

14.
He's got the whole world at his feet and he can't find his shoes.
Williamson, John

15.
Every minute starts an hour and every minute is a new opportunity. Each time the clock ticks you have a chance to start over, to say, do, think, or feel something in such a way that you and the world are better for it.

16.
Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.
Ovid

17.
Written in Chinese, the word crisis, is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represent opportunity.
Kennedy, John F.

18.
Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
Young, Brigham

19.
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.

20.
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.
Capone, Al

21.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Nightingale, Earl

22.
People wait for opportunity to come along...yet it is there every morning.
Menace, Dennis the

23.
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.

24.
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

25.
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

26.
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

27.
One can present people with opportunities. One cannot make them equal to them.
Lehmann, Rosamond

28.
Little opportunities should be improved.
FeNelon, Francois

29.
Luck take a second look at what appears to be someone's good luck. You'll find not luck but preparation, planning, and success-producing thinking.
Schwartz, David J.

30.
We see the brightness of a new page where everything yet can happen.
Rainer, Maria Rilke

31.
Some people expect the door of opportunity to be opened with an electric eye.
Hendricks, Howard

32.
As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!
Collier, Robert

33.
The door of opportunity is wide open if you are prepared.

34.
You can't wait for the phone to ring. You have to ring them.
Grade, Lord Lew

35.
Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open.

36.
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
Edison, Thomas A.

37.
When fortune knocks open the door.
Proverb, German

38.
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

39.
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

40.
We must open the doors of opportunity.
Johnson, Lyndon B.

41.
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

42.
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

43.
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

44.
If you see the bandwagon you've missed it.
Phillips, James

45.
God supplies us with the opportunity, but He cannot take advantage of it for us.

46.
When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.
Krishna, Rama

47.
Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.
Brown Jr., H. Jackson

48.
You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds.
Nightingale, Earl

49.
The back of one door is the face of another.
Proverb

50.
Let us my friends snatch our opportunity from the passing day.
Horace


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