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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Opportunity Quotes

Quotes about Opportunity
  • Trials are not enemies of faith but are opportunities to prove God's faithfulness.
  • Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't. Lucille Ball
  • Luck is opportunity met by preparation -- and to be prepared or unprepared is a personal choice. Neil Boortz
  • When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters--one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy
  • Opportunity may knock once, but temptation bangs on your front door forever.
  • Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Coach Darrel Royal
  • Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran
  • Remember that if the opportunities for great deeds should never come, the opportunities for good deeds are renewed day by day. The thing for us to long for is the goodness, not the glory. F.W. Faber
  • You don't just luck into things...You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities. Barbara Bush
  • Enthusiasm finds the opportunities, and energy makes the most of them. Henry Hoskins
  • Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. Henry J. Kaiser
  • A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities And an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. Harry Truman
  • Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.' Mario Andretti Auto Racer
  • Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. Henry Ford (1863-1947) American Industrialist
  • If you miss an opportunity, do not cloud your eyes with tears; keep your vision clear so that you will not miss the next one. unknown
  • Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one, till all are gone, Thomas Jones
  • To welcome an enemy is to take the opportunity to expand my heart. unknown
  • A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Sir Winston Churchill
  • Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. Muriel Spark
  • Carpe diem! - Seize the day! from the film Dead Poet's Society
  • Effective people are not problem-minded; they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems. Stephen Covey
  • Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities, but to make them. Colton
  • He is rich who owns the day. There is no king, rich man, fairy, or demon who possesses such power as that. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
  • I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. Everyone has bad breaks, but everyone also has opportunities. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on. Samuel Goldwyn
  • If opportunity doesn't knock build a door. Milton Berle
  • It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity. Frederick Phillips
  • Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful. Denis Waitley
  • Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British Prime Minister and novelist
  • Opportunities - Small or Big. They come and go. Some will be easy to take advantage of some will be difficult. But once we let them pass in hopes of something better those opportunities may never again be available. Always grab the first opportunity. unknown
  • Opportunities are problems in search of solutions. Denis Waitley
  • Opportunity is a moving target, and the bigger the opportunity, the faster it moves. Richard Gaylord Briley (Writer)
  • Opportunity never knocks; it is within you. Denis Waitley
  • Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. Napoleon Hill
  • Pa, he always said a man had to look spry for himself, because nobody else would do it for him; your opportunities didn't come knocking around, you had to hunt them up and hog-tie them. Louis L'Amour
  • Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. Horace, Roman poet (65-8 B.C.)
  • So, then, to every man his chance -- to every man, regardless of his birth, his shining golden opportunity -- to every man his right to live, to work, to be himself, to become whatever his manhood and his vision can combine to make him -- this, seeker, is the promise of America. Thomas Wolfe
  • Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity. Alberta Flanders
  • The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone. Orison Swett Marden
  • There is no security in life, only opportunity. Denis Waitley
  • Thou hast only to follow the wall far enough and there will be a door in it. Marguerite de Angeli (The Door In The Wall)
  • To compete in the Olympic Games has always been a dream. The opportunity I have to represent my country at them is unbelievably exciting. David Beard
  • Too often the opportunity knocks, but by the time you disengage the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarms, it's too late. Rita Coolidge (Singer)
  • What have you always wanted to do but been afraid to attempt? Whatever it is, it may be your greatest opportunity in life. Brian Tracy
  • When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. Alexander Graham Bell
  • The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill
  • There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity. Douglas MacArthur
  • Those who base their lives on the belief that a loving God is acting in their behalf tend to see problems as opportunities for growth. Nido Qubein
  • We are told that talent creates its own opportunities, but it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. Eric Hoffer
  • A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities And an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. Harry Truman
  • A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Sir Winston Churchill
  • Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. Muriel Spark
  • Carpe diem! - Seize the day! from the film Dead Poet's Society
  • Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.' Mario Andretti Auto Racer
  • Effective people are not problem-minded; they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems. Stephen Covey
  • Enthusiasm finds the opportunities, and energy makes the most of them. Henry Hoskins
  • Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. Henry Ford (1863-1947) American Industrialist 
  • Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran
  • Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities, but to make them. Colton
  • He is rich who owns the day. There is no king, rich man, fairy, or demon who possesses such power as that. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
  • I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. Everyone has bad breaks, but everyone also has opportunities. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on. Samuel Goldwyn
  • If opportunity doesn't knock build a door. Milton Berle
  • If you miss an opportunity, do not cloud your eyes with tears. Keep your vision clear so that you will not miss the next one. unknown
  • If you miss an opportunity, do not cloud your eyes with tears; keep your vision clear so that you will not miss the next one. unknown 
  • It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity. Frederick Phillips 
  • Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Coach Darrel Royal
  • Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one, till all are gone, Thomas Jones 
  • Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful. Denis Waitley
  • Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British Prime Minister and novelist
  • Opportunities - Small or Big. They come and go. Some will be easy to take advantage of some will be difficult. But once we let them pass in hopes of something better those opportunities may never again be available. Always grab the first opportunity. unknown
  • Opportunities are problems in search of solutions. Denis Waitley
  • Opportunity is a moving target, and the bigger the opportunity, the faster it moves. Richard Gaylord Briley (Writer)
  • Opportunity may knock once, but temptation bangs on your front door forever.
  • Opportunity never knocks; it is within you. Denis Waitley
  • Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. Napoleon Hill
  • Pa, he always said a man had to look spry for himself, because nobody else would do it for him; your opportunities didn't come knocking around, you had to hunt them up and hog-tie them. Louis L'Amour
  • Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. Henry J. Kaiser
  • Remember that if the opportunities for great deeds should never come, the opportunities for good deeds are renewed day by day. The thing for us to long for is the goodness, not the glory. F.W. Faber 
  • Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. Horace, Roman poet (65-8 B.C.)
  • So, then, to every man his chance -- to every man, regardless of his birth, his shining golden opportunity -- to every man his right to live, to work, to be himself, to become whatever his manhood and his vision can combine to make him -- this, seeker, is the promise of America. Thomas Wolfe
  • Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity. Alberta Flanders 
  • The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone. Orison Swett Marden
  • The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill
  • There is no security in life, only opportunity. Denis Waitley
  • There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity. Douglas MacArthur
  • Those who base their lives on the belief that a loving God is acting in their behalf tend to see problems as opportunities for growth. Nido Qubein
  • Thou hast only to follow the wall far enough and there will be a door in it. Marguerite de Angeli (The Door In The Wall)
  • To compete in the Olympic Games has always been a dream. The opportunity I have to represent my country at them is unbelievably exciting. David Beard
  • To welcome an enemy is to take the opportunity to expand my heart. unknown
  • Too often the opportunity knocks, but by the time you disengage the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarms, it's too late. Rita Coolidge (Singer)
  • We are told that talent creates its own opportunities, but it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. Eric Hoffer
  • What have you always wanted to do but been afraid to attempt? Whatever it is, it may be your greatest opportunity in life. Brian Tracy
  • When one door closes another one opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. Alexander Graham Bell 1847-1922, Inventor
  • When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters--one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy
  • You don't just luck into things...You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities. Barbara Bush



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