Best Quotes about Opportunity
Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
While we stop to think, we often miss our 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.
He's got the whole world at his feet and he can't find his shoes.
Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.
Brown Jr., H. Jackson
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
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.
Take a lesson from the mosquito. She never waits for an opening -- she makes one.
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?
Why are there so many people who never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity?
Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Opportunities are never lost; they are taken by others.
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.
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.
Every situation, properly perceived, becomes an opportunity
Little opportunities should be improved.
Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Do you see difficulties in every opportunity or opportunities in every difficulty?
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.
One can present people with opportunities. One cannot make them equal to them.
God supplies us with the opportunity, but He cannot take advantage of it for us.
It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
Opportunity is lost by deliberation.
Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
Edison, Thomas A.
A chip on the shoulder indicates that there is wood higher up.
Opportunity multiply as they are seized.
When fortune knocks open the door.
Make the iron hot by striking it.
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.
Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
We see the brightness of a new page where everything yet can happen.
Rainer, Maria Rilke
The right man is the one that seizes the moment.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances nor for the best opportunities; they will never come.
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.
There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job.
Crane, George W.
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
Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Some people steer by the light from the stars, while others steer by the lights from each passing ship.
Opportunities neglected can never be recovered.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
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
Opportunity is no more than a better way of serving and providing for humanities needs.
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.
We must open the doors of opportunity.
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Don't ever slam a door, you might want to go back.
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