86 Opportunity Quotes

Taking hold of opportunities is one of life's great pleasures. We see something we've been waiting and preparing for - and here it is! Yay. People talk about opportunity coming to 'knock' on your door, but in reality opportunity is everywhere, we just have to be ready to recognise it. Opportunities only embarrass us if we're not fully prepared for them, so let's prepare and sharpen up our vision. Remember - entrepreneurs see the opportunity, not the obstacle! I hope you'll let these Opportunity Quotes propel you forward to new possibilities today!



Published by: Catherine Pulsifer and Ben Gillison



  1. Every nation or group of nations has its own tale to tell. Knowledge of the trials and struggles is necessary to all who would comprehend the problems, perils, challenges, and opportunities which confront us to-day. Winston Churchill, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples
    Top Ten Quotes about Opportunity



  2. To see an opportunity we must be open to all thoughts. Catherine Pulsifer
  3. Opportunities are presented to us each and every day, but do we see them. To see an opportunity we must be open to all thoughts. Catherine Pulsifer
    Words of Encouragement



  4. When we spend our time looking at what other people do or what they have, we deprive ourselves of the opportunity to see our own value. Les Brown, Up Thoughts For Down Times
    Being Yourself



  5. Change the happenings in your life from obligatory tasks to opportunities for which you are grateful. Kathryn Prentice, Positive Thinking
    Thanksgiving



  6. Schooling, college degrees, or intellect will not do you much good if you can't get other people to cooperate with you in order to create opportunities for yourself. Napoleon Hill, Selling You!
    Graduation



  7. Be a magnet that draws opportunity. Paint brilliant thoughts and actions. Mirror success. Shawn L. Anderson
  8. Be a magnet that draws opportunity. Paint brilliant thoughts and actions. Mirror success. If you do, you will have the chance to not only greatly inspire others, but to also live a life that you will find deeply satisfying and rewarding. Shawn L. Anderson, A Better Life
    Inspirational Quotes



  9. Stop being a victim and waiting for somebody else to open up an opportunity for you! Eric Thomas
    Take Action



  10. When an opportunist sees the world going to the dogs, he starts selling dog food. Unknown author
    Opportunist



  11. Always seize opportunity when it comes your way. Get everything out of it that you want. No matter what the cost. Katrinka Blickle, Dark Beginnings
    Seize the Day



  12. Spotting opportunity is one thing, and grabbing it is another. Kirti C. Desai, GREAT IDEAS TO Boost Your Buisness
    One Line Quotes on Life



  13. Retirement presents new opportunities to those who seek them; challenges to those who have yet to understand its full implications; and a threat to those who neither desire nor value anything other than work. Rick Steiner Ph.D., Retirement: Different by Design
    Retirement



  14. We will never be able to recognize opportunities if we first don't recognize all that we have and all that we've been given. Joel Osteen
    Quote of The Day



  15. The entrepreneur in us sees opportunities everywhere we look, but many people see only problems everywhere they look. Michael Gerber
    Problem



  16. Life isn't perfect but we all have a chance, an opportunity or a right to embrace each new day .... Byron Pulsifer
  17. Life isn't perfect but we all have a chance, an opportunity or a right to embrace each new day to do many things. We can decide to make it a great day, or we can simply squander it with pettiness, old grudges, or dwelling on previous mistakes. Byron Pulsifer, Happiness Is A Choice
    Decision



  18. Life is made up of a series of tests, trials, and great opportunities. Some are momentary, but most take endurance. Michael K. Simpson, Unlocking Potential
    Perseverance



  19. Democracy does not guarantee equality of condition... it also guarantees equality of opportunity. Arora
    Equality



  20. Don't let any opportunity pass you by as a hero, for this may be your day to respond by the depth of your character, the richness of your talent, and the significance of your career. Irving A. Fradkin, Dollars for Scholars: The Autobiography of Dr. Irving A. Fradkin, Founder of ...
    Hero



  21. Of all drinks wine is most profitable, of medicines most pleasant and of dainty viands most harmless; provided always that it be well tempered with opportunity of the time. Plutarch, Charles Tovey - Wine and Wine Countries
    Wine



  22. We all have the opportunity to create the life we want with the choices we make. Ria Barna, Losing My Religion: Breaking Down Your Walls to Release What's Inside
    Motivational



  23. We all have an opportunity to give, to teach, and to encourage. Roger Palms, Your Best Years
    Giving



  24. Grab Every Opportunity A very rich man was asked for the key to success. He answered: 'Jump at every opportunity.' Arthur P Pereira, Achieve Success and Happiness
    Successful



  25. While opportunity lies within each Source, big opportunity comes when we connect them. Pam Henderson,You Can Kill An Idea, But You Can't Kill An Opportunity
    Motivational Sales Quotes



  26. Great opportunities come to all, and the secret of success in life is to be ready to grasp them when they arrive. L. Charley,Opportunities
    Life Goals



  27. Take every opportunity to speak to as many people as possible. The better you know how to lead the dance, the more your audiences will want to follow you. Marion Claire
    Motivational Quotes About Life



  28. The good news is that the opportunity for success lies within your own hands. Ian R. Mackintosh ,Empower Your Inner Manager: Essential Skills, Self-Assessment, and Effective ...
    Empowering



  29. To realize maximum leadership potential, three elementsóability, experience, and opportunityómust occur together. Cliff Ricketts, John Ricketts,Leadership
    Leadership



  30. Once you have come to a realization of your own limits will find that your life can be full of mind-blowing opportunities. Sam Rivers, You Are Not Who You Were
    Believe In Yourself



  31. Over the years, I've come to view complaints as opportunities rather than obstacles.  Guy Winch Ph.D.

  32. Over the years, I've come to view complaints as opportunities rather than obstacles. Guy Winch Ph.D., The Squeaky Wheel
    Complaining



  33. Goal setting helps you think about your future, gives you an opportunity to reflect on your values, and helps you discover what really matters to you. Thibaut Meurisse, Goal Setting
    Goal Setting



  34. He that tries to seize an opportunity after it has passed him by is like one who sees it approach but will not go to meet it. Kahlil Gibran
    Funny Quotes about Life



  35. Through my travels, Iíve learned to find opportunity for connection where others see only strangeness, to feel myself lucky where others see missteps, to know that the grass is greener right where Iím standing, to come back a different me from when I left. Dina Bennett, A Travel Junkie's Diary
    Travel



  36. There are two benefits of failures, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work, and second the failure gives you an opportunity to try a new approach. Destiny Madu, Failure: Springboard To Success
    Failure



  37. "If every year is a marble, how many marbles do you have left? How many sunrises, how many opportunities to rise to the full stature of your being?" Joy Page
    Birthday



  38. Each new day is an opportunity to start afresh ....Byron Pulsifer
  39. Each new day is an opportunity to start afresh, to see each new day as an opportunity to embrace life's events not fear what lies ahead. To start out your day on a positive note is to set the welcoming tone for the rest of the day. Byron Pulsifer, Personal Development Goals
    Positive



  40. If at the beginning and end of our lives we depend upon others' kindness, why then in the middle, when we have the opportunity, should we not act kindly toward others? Dalai Lama
    Kindness



  41. A neglected opportunity is lost forever, and past omissions can never be supplied by future diligence. Therefore, work while it is called day. Samuel Davies
    Work



  42. Change the happenings in your life from obligatory tasks to opportunities for which you are grateful. Kathryn Prentice
  43. Change the happenings in your life from obligatory tasks to opportunities for which you are grateful. Kathryn Prentice, Positive Thinking
    Life



  44. "Life is a glorious opportunity, if it is used to condition us for eternity. If we fail in this, though we succeed in everything else, our life will have been a failure." Billy Graham, Day by Day
    God Quotes about Life



  45. You will not have to look far to find opportunities to assist others even in your own neighborhood. There are many families, despite working, have challenges making ends meet. Byron Pulsifer, The Purpose Of Life
    Helping Others



  46. When we spend our lives waiting until we're perfect or bulletproof before we walk into the arena, we ultimately sacrifice relationships and opportunities that may not be recoverable, we squander our precious time, and we turn our backs on our gifts, those unique contributions that only we can make. Brene Brown, Daring Greatly
    Make A Difference



  47. The opportunities we have access to today are those which our grandparents couldn't have dreamed about. Chad Grills
  48. The opportunities we have access to today are those which our grandparents couldn't have dreamed about. Chad Grills, The Happy Life
    Dream



  49. So take the offensive against your fears. Go out to meet them, battle them, conquer them by sheer boldness at every opportunity. Dale Carnegie
    Fear



  50. One must not focus on the risk of saying, "Yes." The greater risk is missing opportunities by saying, "No." Charles Sullivan, Never Say Never, Never Say No
    Cute Quotes



  51. If you will analyze those who cry "no opportunity" you will find that they are using this as an alibi for their own unwillingness to assume responsibilities and use their minds. Andrew Carnegie, The Wisdom of Andrew Carnegie as Told to Napoleon Hill
    Accountability



  52. .... see a problem as a mere challenge, you will also see that there is an opportunity right before your eyes. Byron Pulsifer
  53. A lot of times, we visual or view a situation that causes us the real problem. However, if you turn it around and see a problem as a mere challenge, you will also see that there is an opportunity right before your eyes. Byron Pulsifer, Stop Worrying
    Wise



  54. Lose no moment in improving your head, nor any opportunity of exercising your heart in benevolence. Thomas Jefferson
    Personal Development



  55. In short, we define connected educators simply as ones who are actively and constantly seeking new opportunities and resources to grow as professionals. Todd Whitaker, What Connected Educators Do Differently
    Teacher



  56. Always be on the lookout for that spark of opportunity that could change your life or someone close to you forever.  Peter Simmons
  57. Always be on the lookout for that spark of opportunity that could change your life or someone close to you forever. Peter Simmons
    Quotes about Change



  58. In every decision , even choices not in alignment with our inspiration or desire, an opportunity exists for an experience that would benefit the expansion of our knowledge, experience and expression of our Self. Jim Phillips, Inspiration to Intention
    Choices



  59. Be thankful when you don't know something,  for it gives you the opportunity to learn. Author Unknown
  60. "Be thankful when you don't know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn." Author Unknown
    Thanksgiving Poems



  61. Ritual and ceremony provide us with an opportunity to refuel, reenergize, and even reinvent ourselves. Just a simple beauty ritual can trigger a profound shift into a more self-healing modality. Shiva Rose, Whole Beauty
    Beauty Quotes



  62. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs. Mario Andretti
    Preparation



  63. Each day is filled with thousands of opportunities to change the story of our lives. Michael Hyatt
  64. Each day is filled with thousands of opportunities to change the story of our lives. Michael Hyatt; Daniel Harkavy, Living Forward
    Inspirational Stories



  65. You may be surprised at the opportunities that open up to you if you simply speak up and show that you are willing to take on new tasks or responsibilities. Julie Lewthwaite, S. J. Miscandlon, Getting Things Done in Business
    Taking Risks



  66. If you call it an opportunity instead of buckling under the load of the words crisis or tragedy or disaster, then you can start taking advantage of what has happened. Myles Munroe
    Optimistic



  67. By directing your focus, you can see more luck, coincidences, and opportunities. Benny Zhang
  68. By directing your focus, you can see more luck, coincidences, and opportunities. But you will not achieve anything if you do not take action. Benny Zhang, Manifestation Success Secrets
    Focus



  69. By learning to appreciate yourself, you begin to get on the road to healing -and you open yourself up to better opportunities in life. Dylan J. Cameron, Positive Thinking In a Negative World
    Appreciation



  70. If we can see anxiety-inducing situations as opportunities to improve, grow, and become better at challenges, we are less likely to avoid or distract ourselves from them. Matt Lewis, Overcome Anxiety
    Stress



  71. It is, only by believing in our creative ability, that we give ourselves the opportunity and chance to be creative. Jaspinder Grover
  72. It is, only by believing in our creative ability, that we give ourselves the opportunity and chance to be creative. Jaspinder Grover, Secrets to Unleash Your Creative Thinking, Instant Procrastination Cure and Learning How To Forgive
    Believe



  73. Effective people are not problem-minded; they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems. Stephen Covey
    Mindset



  74. The world is an opportunity to be distracted away from God or an opportunity to be reunited with God in your thinking. DavidPaul Doyle, Candace Doyle, The Voice for Love
    God



  75. Positive types see opportunities, for each day is a new beginning with new possibilities and new experiences. Sullins Stuart
  76. Positive types see opportunities, for each day is a new beginning with new possibilities and new experiences. Sullins Stuart, Imagine Believe Become
    New Beginning



  77. Every new opportunity in life remains only potential until you take that first step forward. Richard Daly, Godís Little Book of Hope
    Moving Forward



  78. Look at every change as an opportunity to learn something new. Hanif Raah, Positive Thinking
    Learning



  79. People don't expect government to solve all their problems. But they sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity remain open to all. Barack Obama, 2004 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address, July 27, 2004



  80. Financial generosity is one of the most challenging expressions, and perhaps holds the most opportunity to make a difference in the world and our own well-being. Mark V. Ewert, The Generosity Path
    Make A Difference



  81. With positivity and optimism, it is much easier to turn your problems into opportunities for growth.  Ilya Alexi
  82. Also, with positivity and optimism, it is much easier to turn your problems into opportunities for growth. Ilya Alexi, Mind Over Money
    Positive Attitude



  83. As you look at the sweep of your life and start to think of a legacy that survives beyond it, giving others the opportunity to live up to their creative capacity seems like a worthy purpose. Tom Kelley, Creative Confidence
    Purpose



  84. Your life is rich with possibility, and you are the only one who can discover the opportunities that will allow you to live your dreams. Jason Harvey, Achieve Anything In Just One Year
    Possibilities Quotes



  85. The reality is that those who really live a life of generosity witness things happen in their lives and to their resources that defy explanation. They see that there are things that God does with a generous life that provide opportunities for David Roseberry, Giving Up
    Generosity



  86. An entrepreneur is someone who is always on the lookout for problems that can be turned into opportunities and finds creative ways to leverage limited resources to reach their goals. Tina Seelig, What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20
    Goals



  87. A Fresh Start is an opportunity to look in a different direction for a better outcome. Vivian Jokotade
  88. A Fresh Start is an opportunity to look in a different direction for a better outcome. Vivian Jokotade, Fresh Start
    Inspirational Poems



  89. A new day is dawning. As the sun rises, so do new opportunities to grow, develop, and improve. Dr Rob Carter And Others, The Morning Mind
    Good Morning Quotes



  90. Adapting is not mere reconciling. Adapting brings with it the opportunity for far greater benisons and for brightening the later decades with a light not yet visible to the young. Sherwin B. Nuland, The Art of Aging
    Age



  91. One of the pleasant by-products of publication in paperbacks is the opportunity it provides for second thoughts. Margaret Mead
    Thought of The Day



  92. Each day is an opportunity to adapt new thoughts and thinking - make it worthwhile!
  93. Each day is an opportunity to adapt new thoughts and thinking - make it worthwhile! Author Unknown
    Encouraging



  94. Possessions are like anchors, tethering us to our houses (to store them), and our jobs (to pay for them). When you donít have a houseful of stuff, youíre much more mobile and able to take advantage of opportunities as they arise. Francine Jay, Miss Minimalist Comforting



  95. I admire your courage, vision and determination to seek out new opportunities even when life was safe and comfortable. You have stepped out of the ordinary life and now living your ultimate dreams. May others catch your adventurous spirit. Dr. Loren Murfield, Now What?
    Determination



  96. Sunday is another opportunity to give hope, encouragement and comfort to those we meet. Byron Pulsifer
    Sunday Quotes



  97. God can even take the negative and turn it into a positive if we let him. Rick Warren
  98. God can even take the negative and turn it into a positive if we let him. Use irritation as an opportunity to become more like Christ. Rick Warren
    Famous



  99. Effective leaders today must develop the skills for turning these differences into opportunities - or they simply won't succeed. Mark Gerzon, Leading Through Conflict
    Success



  100. There are no boundaries to what you could learn if you put your mind to it. Hazel Gale, Fight
    Education Quotes



  101. In our careers and personal lives, in our relationships, and in our hearts and souls, our backward-swimming...do us great harm. They exact a toll in missed opportunities and unrealized potential. Isaac Lidsky, Eyes Wide Open
    Potential



  102. .... diversity can become an exciting business opportunity, but only when it is managed effectively .... Kathryn Canas;  Harris Sondak
  103. ... diversity can become an exciting business opportunity, but only when it is managed effectively at all levels of an organization and understood in terms of both its advantages and disadvantages. Kathryn Canas; Harris Sondak, Opportunities and Challenges of Workplace Diversity Pearson Education
    Diversity



  104. ... when we allow ourselves to get too settled in a comfort zone ... you stop challenging yourself, and you become too satisfied and docile. It's during that "waking sleep" that opportunities start to slip away. Peter Hollins, The Science of Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone
    Comfort Zone



  105. ... think on the fact that the seconds, minutes and hours that have gone by will never come back. That is why we have to make use of every opportunity - seizing every moment. Rexford Sam, Creating Your Future
    Encouraging Poems



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