Even when opportunity knocks, a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door.

— Douglas MacArthur

Perspective Opportunity Knocking quotations

Different people are afforded different opportunities.

I've been given some awesome opportunities, and I feel that I've always knocked them out of the park. But I've always been scaled back after that.

Opportunity knocking quote Sometimes the opportunity only knocks once. Be prepared, be open, be brave.
Sometimes the opportunity only knocks once. Be prepared, be open, be brave.

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

Opportunity knocking quote A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.
A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.

It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.

Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind.

When you hit a wall – of your own imagined limitations – just kick it in.

Opportunity knocking quote If opportunity doesnt knock, build a door
If opportunity doesnt knock, build a door

Earth is so thick with divine possibility that it is a wonder we can walk anywhere without cracking our shins on altars.

I believe in destiny. But I also believe that you can’t just sit back and let destiny happen. A lot of times, an opportunity might fall into your lap, but you have to be ready for that opportunity. You can’t sit there waiting on it. A lot of times you are going to have to get out there and make it happen.

A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.

When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is very easy to miss it.

You need something to open up a new door, to show you something you seen before but overlooked a hundred times or more

Chance. It weaves through our lives like a golden thread, sometimes knotting, tangling, and breaking along the way. Loose threads are left hanging, but the in and out, the back and forth continues, the weaving goes on. It doesn't stop.

Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter.

The reason so many people never get anywhere in life is because when opportunity knocks, they are out in the backyard looking for four-leaf clovers.

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.

One of my rules is: Never TRY to do anything. Just do it.

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.

Opportunity knocks only once. You never know if you'll get another opportunity.

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Opportunity does not knock. You have to find it

Greatness finds us by obstacles in front of us.

I don’t look at hurdles as obstacles blocking my path but opportunities to overcome.

Sometimes you just have to try, even if you know it won’t work.

Sometimes, we are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because don't know what to do with it.

Living well is the best revenge.If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

Too many people think only of their own profit.

But business opportunity seldom knocks on the door of self-centered people. No customer ever goes to a store merely to please the storekeeper.

Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open.

Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.

I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?

Who seeks, and will not take, when once 'tis offer'd, Shall never find it more.

Change brings opportunity.

Every little obstacle-every fall you have-is an opportunity.

I don't feel sorry for myself, because I'm living my dream.

Even when I was a little boy I used to stand in the playground and pretend I was on 'Opportunity Knocks.'

Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests.

Opportunity is often difficult to recognize;

we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.

Learn to listen. Opportunity could be knocking at your door very softly.