Inspirational Thoughts – Opportunity
Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.
Opportunities? They are all around us… There is power living latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.
Marden, Orison Swett
Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability.
Contributed by Joe Brown
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Don’t wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good; try to use ordinary situations.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Too many people are thinking of securty instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Byrnes
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.
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.
It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one, than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
Whitney Young, Jr.
Look for opportunity. You can’t wait for it to knock on the door. . . . you might not be home.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Nowadays some people expect the door of opportunity to be opened with a remote control.
M. Charles Wheeler
Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
It is no disgrace to start all over. It is usually an opportunity.
George Matthew Adams
When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters—one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.
John F. Kennedy
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice. You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come. Where will you be a few years down the line. Will it be everything you dreamed of. We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don’t give a second thought to the chances we take.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.
Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.