opportunities come to all but many do not know they
have met them. The only preparation to take advantage
of them is simple fidelity to what each day brings.
A. E. Dunning
The sure way to miss success is to miss the opportunity.
Opportunity, sooner or later, comes to all who work
all the swift advantage of the hours.
do not come with their values stamped upon them. Everyone
must be challenged. A day dawns, quite like other days;
in it a single hour comes, quite like other hours; but
in that day and in that hour the chance of a lifetime
Maltbie Davenport Babcock
every new and difficult problem in life as a new opportunity
to wrestle and win — and to gain new experience and
L H. Murlin
do with opportunities as children do at the seashore;
they fill their little hands with sand, and then let
the grains fall through, one by one.
future is an opportunity.
J. F. Ware
race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong,
nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant
or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen
to them all.
improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch
the good that is within our reach, is the great art
wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
are on every hand; what we need is, not a new chance,
but clearness of vision to discern the chance which
at this very hour is ours, if we recognize it.
man in earnest finds means or, if he cannot find, creates
William Ellery Channing
seeks, and will not take, when once 'tis offered, Shall
never find it more.
then one day you find ten years have got behind you.
No one told you when to run, you missed the starting
Time lyrics, Pink Floyd
the time comes in which one could, the time has passed
in which one can.
Marie Ebner Eschenbach
a time for all things.
golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and
we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us,
and we only know them when they are gone.
have the power within, but the secret of success is
to employ our power and talents and be prepared for
opportunity when it comes.
must look for the opportunity in every difficulty instead
of being paralyzed at the thought of the difficulty
in every opportunity.
Walter E. Cole
good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily
secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for
his opportunity when it comes.
is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls
and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison
cannot but see oftentimes how strange the threads of
our destiny run? Oft it is only for a moment the favorable
instant is presented. We miss it, and months and years
opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit
whatever pieces come your way.
lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive.
The great opportunity is where you are.
not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities;
they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
are rare: and those who know how to seize upon them
H. W. Shaw
is of little account without opportunity.
greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live
up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's
Marquis de Vauvenargues
is always powerful; let your hook always be cast in
a pool where you least expect there will be fish.
often events, by chance and unexpectedly, come to pass,
which you had not dared even to hope for!
stray, unthought-of five minutes may contain the event
of a life, and this all-important moment — who can tell
when it will be upon us?
not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.
Nicolas de Chamfort
time in the present; for opportunity is precious, and
time is a sword.
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