A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.
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.
Sometimes, you need a door slammed in your face before you can hear opportunity knock.
I don't feel sorry for myself.
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.
Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.
Who seeks, and will not take, when once 'tis offer'd, Shall never find it more.
When opportunity knocks all some people can do is complain about the noise.
When opportunity knocks, you have to open the door, with or without your confidence.
That old saying about opportunity only knocking once is as archaic as the flat-earth theory and as patently untrue. Opportunity knocks all the time - and it rings your doorbell, calls you up, and sends you e-mails.
Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell
Living well is the best revenge.If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Opportunity is often difficult to recognize; we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.
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.'
Even when opportunity knocks, a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door.
A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it's too late.
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.
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