Opportunity Quotes

Luck is when opportunity knocks and you answer.

Unknown

Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of our train to opportunity and success.

Burt Lawlor

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

Charles M. Schulz

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

If you get health, then you have opportunity for literacy. Health first, then literacy. Once you have literacy, then you have a chance to bring in the new tools of communication. Let people reach out and have access to the latest advances.

Bill Gates

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.

Denis Waitely

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

Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.

William Pollard

Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.

Reed Markham, PhD

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Thomas J. Peters

To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life.

Samuel Johnson

America is another name for opportunity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.

William James

It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute.

William Pollard

All that God requires of us is an opportunity to show what He can do.

A.B Simpson

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Kahlil Gibran 1883

Intelligence consists in recognizing opportunity

Unknown

There is no security in life, only opportunity.

Mark Twain

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

Luck to me is something else. Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn\'t.

Lucille Ball

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

I do not believe we are all created equal. Physical and emotional differences, parental guidance, varying environments, being in the right place at the right time all play a role in enhancing or limiting development. But I do believe every man and woman, if given the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their potential, regardless of background, has the freedom to choose in our world. Will an individual be a taker or a giver in life? Will he be satisfied merely to exist, or will he seek a meaningful purpose? Will he dare to dream the impossible dream?

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Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently

Henry Ford

Discourage litigation. Persuade you neighbors to compromise whenever you can ... As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

Abraham Lincoln
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