Opportunity Quotes

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry John Kaiser

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. (President, Radcliffe College)

Martin Horner

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Seneca

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don\'t recognize them.

Ann Landers

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

Thomas Edison

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can\'t find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

There is no security in life, only opportunity.

Mark Twain

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

General Douglas MacArthur

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.

Orison Swett Marden

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.

Bob Feller

A wise man will make more opportunities, than he finds.

Francis Bacon

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

William Pollard

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

William James

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.

Joseph Campbell

America is another name for opportunity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Samuel Johnson

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

Thomas J. Peters

People don't expect government to solve all their problems. But they sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity remain open to all. They know we can do better.

Barack Obama

An opportunity missed once will present itself again, whereas a too hasty action can never be recalled.

Pierre Ambroise Franois Choderlos de Laclos

I believe that we should take every opportunity to challenge the assumption that our European allies are doing us a favor whenever they provide us with the necessary facilities from which to defend their own continent.

Chester Bliss Bowles

I believe that we should take every opportunity to challenge the assumption that our European allies are doing us a favor whenever they provide us with the necessary facilities from which to defend their own continent.

Chester Bliss Bowles

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There will be no real content among American women unless they are made and kept more ignorant or unless they are given equal opportunity with men to use what they have been taught. And American men will not be really happy until their women are.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Make hay while the sun shines.

Tamil proverb

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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