There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible, and not by having the least possible opportunity to do so.
Let us seize, friends, our opportunity from the day as it passes.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Horace)
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John D. Rockefeller
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity.
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
Opportunity is a bird that never perches.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Opportunity is as scarce as oxygen; men fairly breathe it and do not know it.
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
John D. Rockefeller
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.
As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them.
Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.
Nothing is so often irretrievably missed as a daily opportunity.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when
important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity,
and the emotions to affect other people.
It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity.
Seize the opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.
Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along.
Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed:
Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
King Edward VIII
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Opportunity is often difficult to recognize; we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.
William Arthur Ward
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He was a thinker, political figure, educator, and founder of the Ru School of Chinese thought.
Known to the Chinese as Master Kong and to the rest of the world as Confucius, he created a philosophy
based on virtue and believed in honesty, respect, sincerity.
Confucius taught that it was not the satisfaction of the senses in the present moment that would bring true
happiness, but well-planned actions and the helping of fellow man which mattered most.
History is the lie commonly agreed upon.
We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.
~ Charles F. Kettering
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
~ Abraham LincolnMore Proverbs
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