Opportunity Quotes And Sayings


Opportunity Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of opportunity quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“Great opportunities come to all but many do not know they have met them. The only preparation to take advantage of them is simple fidelity to what each day brings.”
– A. E. Dunning

“Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out. ”
– Adrienne Gisoff 

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” 
– Albert Einstein 

“When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
– Alexander Graham Bell

“If one wants to get a boat ride, one must be near the river.”
– Anchee Min

“Opportunity is one of those things that depend greatly on the eye of the beholder.”
– Andrew Sanchez

“The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.” 
– Anthony Robbins 

“Four things come not back: The spoken word, The sped arrow, The past life, The neglected opportunity.”
– Arabian Proverb 

“The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. Anyone can criticize. It takes a true believer to be compassionate. No greater burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands.”
– Arthur H. Stainback 

“It is less important to redistribute wealth than it is to redistribute opportunity.” 
– Arthur H. Vandenberg 

“Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity’s door if you ardently wish to enter.”
– B. C. Forbes 

“The wise man does at once…. what the fool does finally.”
– Baltasar Gracián

“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“Opportunity is the great bawd.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Some people stay far away from the door if there’s a chance of it opening up. They hear a voice in the hall outside and hope that it just passes by.” 
– Billy Joel 

“The door of opportunity is always marked PUSH.”
– Bob Gass

“The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire
– Brian Tracy 

“Life is like a combination lock; your goal is to find the right numbers, in the right order, so you can have anything you want.”
– Brian Tracy 

“The average person works at fifty percent or less of their potential. Your job is to unleash that extra fifty percent.”
– Brian Tracy 

“The single common denominator of men and women who achieve great things is a sense of destiny.”
– Brian Tracy 

“You contain within yourself a unique combination of talents and abilities which, properly identified and applied, will enable you to achieve virtually any goal you can set for yourself.”
– Brian Tracy 

“Seize the opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.”
– Bulgarian Proverb

“Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of our train to opportunity and success.” 
– Burt Lawlor 

“There will always be a Frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand.” 
– Charles Franklin Kettering 

“Most things that happen in life we can choose to call ‘gifts’ … though it’s often difficult to see the treasure in a tragedy. As time passes and extenuating circumstances reveal themselves, however, I believe we can always find the ‘diamond that arrived… wrapped in a square of toilet paper.”
– Chelle Thompso

“Opportunities for expressing our Soul’s Nature create pure beauty and can appear in the most daunting of ways. If we stay imprisoned by the FEAR and JUDGMENT of our Human Nature, we will miss out on the whole reason for being here.”
– Chelle Thompson

Teachers open the doors, but you must enter by yourself. 
Chinese Proverb 

“Opportunity is a bird that never perches.”
– Claude Mcdonald

“Opportunity is often dressed up in work clothes.”
– Croft M. Pentz

“As the opportunity grows for unlimited growth and progress, the chances of failure increase. There is no such thing as a program that will provide security and growth and progress with no risk . . . even within the church. As freedom for unrestricted development is enhanced, the possibilities for failure are also increased. The risk factor is great.” 
– Dean L. Larsen 

“There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.”
– Deepak Chopra 

“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” 
– Demosthenes 

“Opportunity is as scarce as oxygen; men fairly breathe it and do not know it.”
– Doc Sane

“Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.” 
– Dr.Laurence J. Peters 

“You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own “acres of diamonds.”
Earl Nightingale

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