Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
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.
If one wants to get a boat ride, one must be near the river.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.
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.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
Be ready when opportunity comes...Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.
An obstacle is often an unrecognized opportunity
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
One can present people with opportunities. One cannot make them equal to them.
Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream.
The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person.
In the midst of difficulty lies opportunity.
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