One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again.— Jose Rizal
Strong Lost Opportunity quotations
Life and death are of supreme importance.
Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken. Take heed, do not squander your life.
The secret of our lost mode of prayer is to shift our perspective of life by feeling that the miracle has already happened and our prayers have been answered. Now we have the opportunity to bring this wisdom into our lives as prayers of gratitude for what already exists, rather than asking for our prayers to be answered.
Just as fossil fuels from conventional sources are finite and are becoming depleted, those from difficult sources will also run out. If we put all our energy and resources into continued fossil fuel extraction, we will have lost an opportunity to have invested in renewable energy.
Every one of us is losing something precious to us.
Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That’s part of what it means to be alive.
The whole fabric of southern society must be changed, and never can it be done if this opportunity is lost. Without this, this government can never be, as it never has been, a true republic.
I’ll keep it short and sweet - Family.
Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business.
Opportunities flit by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone.
Watching people reach a higher level of consciousness.
A fixation. For a few moments in their lives, they transcend and become lost in the fantasy of it all. As a DJ, I'm trying to create the opportunity for this to happen.
Our priorities are most visible in how we use our time.
Someone has said, “Three things never come back—the spent arrow, the spoken word, and the lost opportunity.” We cannot recycle or save the time allotted to us each day. With time, we have only one opportunity for choice, and then it is gone forever.
More is lost by indecision than wrong decision.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity. It will steal you blind.
We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today.
We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word "crisis.
" One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity.
I've learned .... That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.
Opportunities are never lost; they are taken by others.
While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed.
Opportunity is lost by deliberation.
Bargains are the holy grail of the true stockpicker.
The fact that 10 to 30 percent of our net worth is lost in a market sell-off is of little consequence. We see the latest correction not as a disaster but as an opportunity to acquire more shares at low prices. This is how great fortunes are made over time.
My greatest talent is calmness and being positive.
I concentrate on what you can do even in the worst of times. You don't judge by last week's errors or lost opportunity.
Aging is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
I might have speculated on my chances of going to Heaven;
but candidly I did not care. I could not have wept if I had tried. I had no wish to review the evils of my past. But the past did seem to have been a bit wasted. The road to Hell may be paved with good intentions: the road to Heaven is paved with lost opportunities.
The opportunity to love a dog and to treat it with kindness is an opportunity for a lost and selfish heart to be redeemed. They are powerless and innocent, and it is how we treat the humblest among us that surely determines the fate of our souls
There are no lost opportunities in Divine Mind, as one door shuts another door is opened.
Lost luggage is just an opportunity to start afresh.
How often have I rattled on with God and said nothing at all? Relying on clichés, throwaway phrases, and high language I'd never use in everyday conversation, I took prayer for granted and lost sight of the wondrous opportunity to draw close to God.
Errors of omission, lost opportunities, are generally more critical than errors of commission. Organizations fail or decline more frequently because of what they did not do than because of what they did.
Step by step we see democracy being uprooted like an unwanted weed and the preparation for fascism, for a police state in America. The Congress is largely complicit. The media is supportive. The public is apathetic. By the time apathy is reversed, there may be little opportunity to restore what was lost without massive effort and pain.
Between now and 2015, we must make sure that promises made become promises kept.
The consequences of doing otherwise are profound: death, illness and despair, needless suffering, lost opportunities for millions upon millions of people.
We are faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today.
Procrastination is still the thief of time. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words ‘Too Late’.
We must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
Fear stifles our thinking and actions.
It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.
My mantra: Brainless exercise is a lost opportunity for improvement.
Through indecision opportunity is often lost.
Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.