Opportunity Quotes

A diamond is a chunk of coal that made good under pressure.

Anon xxxx

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

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

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Kahlil Gibran

One cannot step twice into the same river.


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

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

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

General Douglas MacArthur

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

William James

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


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.


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

Anthony Robbins

Opportunity only knocks once


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.

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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