Opportunity Quotes

Be ready when opportunity comes...Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.

Roy D. Chapin Jr.

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

Helen Rowland

Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them -- and then, the opportunity to choose.

C. Wright Mills

Time, the cradle of hope.... Wisdom walks before it, opportunity with it, and repentance behind it: he that has made it his friend will have little to fear from his enemies, but he that has made it his enemy will have little to hope from his friends.

Charles Caleb Colton

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

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

William James

The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is 'look under foot.' You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think. The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. Do not despise you own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world.

John Burroughs

The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity.

Richard M. Nixon

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Kahlil Gibran

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

An optimist sees and opportunity in every calamity. A pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Anon xxxx

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.

Whitney M. Young, Jr.

Opportunity only knocks once

Proverb

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more

Anthony Robbins

Time goes by so fast, people go in and out of your life. You must never miss the opportunity to tell these people how much they mean to you.

Unknown

This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it

Al Capone

Time goes by so fast, people go in and out of your life. You must never miss the opportunity to tell these people how much they mean to you.

Unknown

Go with your first thoughts; they're usually your best thoughts. Pay attention, stick to your goals and follow those guidelines. It's all right there if you reach for it, unless you want to punch timeclocks and work for somebody. That's what we liked about America, the land of opportunity. All your dreams can come true.

Rick Danko

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

No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one\'s sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one\'s character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.

William James

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

Unknown

Even when opportunity knocks a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door

Unknown
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