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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford, industrialist
  • intelligence

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • change

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them. Ann Landers, journalist
  • Opportunity

If you have to ask if you’ve done enough, you haven’t. Each day brings with it the opportunity to do more than you did yesterday. Steve Maraboli, speaker
  • motivational

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison, inventor
  • work

One doesn't discover new lands without losing sight of the shore. Andre Gide, novelist
  • discovery

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle, comedian
  • opportunity

I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way. Martha Beck, author
  • crisis

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • Opportunity

In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity. Sun Tzu, philosopher
  • opportunity

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. Hippocrates, scientist
  • health

To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions. Benjamin Franklin, politician
  • success

Inside of every problem lies an opportunity. Robert Kiyosaki, investor
  • opportunity

Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. Horace, poet
  • trust

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity. Arabic Proverbs,
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When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy, president
  • wisdom

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell. Anonymous,
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The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a positive life. Joel Benjamin, chess grandmaster
  • positive

Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish. Ovid, poet
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Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
  • luck

Some men go through a forest and see no firewood. English Proverbs,
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Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity. H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author
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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill, statesman
  • difficulty

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. Demosthenes, statesman
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Be an opener of doors. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Opportunity

Opportunities are never lost; they are taken by others. Source Unknown,
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Opportunity is lost by deliberation. Publilius Syrus, writer
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When you have that window of opportunity called a crisis, move as quickly as you can, get as much done as you can. There's a momentum for change that's very compelling. Anne M. Mulcahy, businesswoman
  • called

Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation. Jane Austen, writer
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Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
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Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter. B. C. Forbes, journalist
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To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities. Bruce Lee, actor
  • Opportunity

Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried. Source Unknown,
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Opportunity creates desire. Danish proverb,
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If oppurtunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle, comedian
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Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open. Source Unknown,
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Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise. Maya Angelou, poet
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The back of one door is the face of another. Proverbs,
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Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities, but to make them. Charles Caleb Colton, writer
  • Opportunity

Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. Napoleon Hill, writer
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I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes. Sara Teasdale, author
  • Opportunity

Why are there so many people who never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity? Source Unknown,
  • Opportunity

For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
  • age

When the sun rises, it rises for everyone. Proverbs,
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Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming. Richard Branson, businessman
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It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. Eric Hoffer, writer
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Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity. Karl Marx, economist
  • Opportunity

Many people seem to think that opportunity means a chance to get money without earning it. Source Unknown,
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Arrange Whatever pieces come your way. Virginia Woolf, author
  • Opportunity

I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
  • feel

If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. a lot of people don't appreciate the moment until it's passed. Kanye West, musician
  • appreciate

When fortune knocks open the door. Proverbs,
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Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. Emily Dickinson, poet
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There is far more opportunity than there is ability. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
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Every wall is a door. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. Lee Iacocca, businessman
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I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity. John D. Rockefeller, businessman
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The door of opportunity is wide open if you are prepared. Source Unknown,
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I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
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Plough deep while sluggards sleep. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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The right man is the one that seizes the moment. Johann von Goethe, writer
  • Opportunity

You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds. Earl Nightingale, entertainer
  • Opportunity

Do not wait for ideal circumstances nor for the best opportunities; they will never come. Source Unknown,
  • Opportunity

To recognize an opportunity and use it is the difference between success and failure. Source Unknown,
  • Opportunity

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself. Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist
  • learning

The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. Anonymous,
  • Opportunity

Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor. H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author
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As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it! Robert Collier, publisher
  • Opportunity

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade. Thomas J. Peters,
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A sign on the door of Opportunity reads Push. Source Unknown,
  • Opportunity

Do you see difficulties in every opportunity or opportunities in every difficulty? Source Unknown,
  • Opportunity

Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up. Brigham Young, leader
  • Opportunity

There is an opportunity for us to renew ourselves. There's an opportunity for us to leave the past behind and present something different for the future. Jay Weatherill, politician
  • behind

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness. Les Brown, motivational speaker
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One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
  • Opportunity

It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities. Eric Hoffer, writer
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Let us my friends snatch our opportunity from the passing day. Horace, poet
  • Opportunity

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. Henry J. Kaiser, businessman
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Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together. Earl Nightingale, entertainer
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We see the brightness of a new page where everything yet can happen. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet
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The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity. Helen Rowland, writer
  • Opportunity

God has given us these opportunities for tranquility. Sir William Temple,
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Opportunity always looks better going than coming. Source Unknown,
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A wise man doesn't just wait for the right opportunity, He creates the right opportunity. Source Unknown,
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God supplies us with the opportunity, but He cannot take advantage of it for us. Source Unknown,
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You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. Rahm Emanuel, politician
  • crisis

There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • happen

Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable. William Pollard, clergyman
  • change

It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached. Mike Huckabee, politician
  • expectations

Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it. John Hersey, writer
  • allows

When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer
  • extraordinary

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers. Anonymous,
  • Opportunity

Opportunities neglected can never be recovered. Proverbs,
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Great investment opportunities come around when excellent companies are surrounded by unusual circumstances that cause the stock to be misappraised. Warren Buffett, businessman
  • Opportunity

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. John Burroughs, author
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Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases. Jeremy Collier, clergyman
  • Opportunity

Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service. Robert Collier, publisher
  • Opportunity

Too often the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it's too late. Rita Coolidge,
  • Opportunity

Make the iron hot by striking it. Oliver Cromwell, soldier
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Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence. Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian
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Our opportunities to do good are our talents. Cotton Mather, theologian
  • Opportunity

Not being beautiful was the true blessing... Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome. Golda Meir, leader
  • Opportunity

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience. Laurence J. Peter, writer
  • Opportunity

Why, if someone is good in one field can they not be accepted or given the slightest opportunity to express and be creative in other fields? Kanye West, musician
  • accepted

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity. Irving Kristol, editor
  • equality

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy. Sun Tzu, philosopher
  • beyond

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet. Bobby Unser, celebrity
  • sports

If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them. Jack Welch, businessman
  • almost

Ability is nothing without opportunity. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
  • ability

The only thing worse than an opportunity you don't deserve is blowing an opportunity. Michael J. Fox, actor
  • blowing

Opportunity makes a thief. Francis Bacon, philosopher
  • Opportunity

The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged the chance; conquered the chance; and made chance the servitor. Edwin Hubbell Chapin,
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Many of us spend our lives searching for success when it is usually so close that we can reach out and touch it. Russel H. Conwell,
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Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
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Sometimes only a change of viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity. Alberta Flanders,
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Don't ever slam a door, you might want to go back. Don Herold, writer
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About the time we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends. Herbert Hoover, president
  • Opportunity

When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited. Rama Krishna,
  • Opportunity

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them. Orison Swett Marden, writer
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Few cases of eyestrain have been developed by looking on the bright side of things. Source Unknown,
  • Opportunity

Never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television. Gore Vidal, novelist
  • Opportunity

Opportunities multiply as they are seized, they die when neglected. John Wicker,
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Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one's mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes. Alice Foote MacDougall,
  • comes

The American dream, to me, means having the opportunity to achieve, because I don't think you should be guaranteed anything other than opportunity. Lenny Wilkens,
  • achieve

Dependency is death to initiative, to risk-taking and opportunity. It's time to stop the spread of government dependency and fight it like the poison it is. Mitt Romney, politician
  • death

I think religion is a bunch of hooey, and I think that the holidays are an opportunity for people to get stressed out, getting their rush to shop. It's so conformist. Ricky Martin, musician
  • bunch

The advice that I can give anyone wanting to be in the biz: do all the work, learn your craft. There are no shortcuts. If you stay with it, you will get an opportunity. Christopher Judge, actor
  • advice

Running gives you a great opportunity to work stuff out in your head. Jill Hennessy, actress
  • gives

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
  • being

Procrastination is opportunity's assassin. Victor Kiam, businessman
  • assassin

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. John D. Rockefeller, businessman
  • believe

The opportunity is often lost by deliberating. Publilius Syrus, writer
  • lost

Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity. Gary Ryan Blair,
  • caution

Change brings opportunity. Nido Qubein, businessman
  • change

A window of opportunity for me usually involves a rock. Jay London, comedian
  • involves

If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more. John Templeton, businessman
  • egotistical

I learned that people everywhere are basically the same and have similar goals that we do. They want health and happiness and the opportunity to provide for their families. Steve Kerr, athlete
  • basically

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. Kyle Chandler, actor
  • motivational

For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity. Sidney Altman, scientist
  • canada

Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad. Proverbs,
  • Opportunity

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand. Bruce Barton, author
  • Opportunity

Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures. Gene Brown,
  • Opportunity

Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: Are your ready? Johnny Carson, comedian
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Thou strong seducer, Opportunity! John Dryden, poet
  • Opportunity

There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them. J. Paul Getty, businessman
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Enlarge the opportunity and the person will expand to fill it Eli Ginzberg,
  • Opportunity

You can't wait for the phone to ring. You have to ring them. Lord Lew Grade,
  • Opportunity

Was a great high wall there that tried to stop me. Was a great big sign there said private Property but on the back side it didn't say nothing. That side was made for you and me. Woody Guthrie, musician
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