The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Life is like an obstacle course. God laid the correct path down for you, but now it’s your choice whether to follow it or not.
Never look at the doors closing behind you or you’ll miss the ones opening ahead.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
- Francis Bacon
You will never find time for anything. If you want the time, you must make it.
- Charles Buxton
Opportunity knocks once,so grab it before the offer expires.
Our lives are defined by opportunities. Even the ones we miss.
No duties, only opportunities.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
- Sun Tzu
Opportunity is a bird that never perches.
- Claude McDonald
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry J. Kaiser
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
- Oprah Winfrey
Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.
- Hugh Miller
You’ve got to seize the opportunity if it is presented to you.
- Clive Davis
If one wants to get a boat ride, one must be near the river.
- Anchee Min
Seize the opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.
- Bulgarian Proverb
Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them.
- Maltbie Babcock
Nothing is so often irretrievably missed as a daily opportunity.
- Marie Ebner
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
- Mark Twain
I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
- Dr. Jonas Salk
Opportunity is as scarce as oxygen; men fairly breathe it and do not know it.
- Doc Sane
Opportunity… often it comes in the form of misfortune, or temporaray defeat.
- Napoleon Hill
Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared.
- George Clason
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.
- Ann Landers
A woman with fair opportunities and without a positive hump, may marry whom she likes.
- William Thackeray
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
- Norman Vincent Peale
All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.
- Sidney Lumet
It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity.
- Frederick Phillips
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch
We are all faced with a series of great opportunitiesö brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
- John William Gardner
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
- Peter F. Drucker
The lure of the distant and the difficulty is deceptive. The great opportunity is where your are.
- John Burroughs
We don’t need more strengh or more ability or greater opportunity. What we need is to use what we have.
- Basil S. Walsh
Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity’s door if you ardently wish to enter.
- B.C. Forbes
Opportunity is often difficult to recognize; we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.
- William Arthur Ward
If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.
- Sir Walter Scott
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
- Harry Truman
When a man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.