Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Social media provides us the opportunity to think before we 'speak', giving us a better shot at reasoned dialog. So it's not a huge surprise to me that not only can real communication happen, but real relationships can blossom.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them.
Miss not the occasion; by the forelock take that subtle power, the never-halting time.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?
The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip.
Be ready when opportunity comes...Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.
I despise making the most of one's time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has neglected.
Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.
We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors.
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don't. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.
The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer.
Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to represent you in the United States House of Representatives. Together, we will continue fighting to protect our Texas conservative values and the preservation of the America we know and love for future generations to come.
Whatever your discipline, become a student of excellence in all things. Take every opportunity to observe people who manifest the qualities of mastery.
Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
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