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92 art quotes about Opportunity | Share this page of quotes about Opportunity on Facebook | Submit more Opportunity art quotes

Sometimes I get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter. (Ansel Adams)

It is no disgrace to start all over. It is usually an opportunity. (George Matthew Adams)

Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for the big one to come along. (Hugh Allen)

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers. (Anonymous)

It is better to be sorry for what we did than for what we did not do. (Anonymous)

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. (Sir Francis Bacon)

When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. (Alexander Graham Bell)

If you give your Self a chance, your Self will give you all the chances. (Yogi Bhajan)

opportunity, n. A favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment. (Ambrose Bierce)

Something awful happens to a person who grows up as a creative kid and suddenly finds no creative outlet as an adult. (Judy Blume)

If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd. (Edward de Bono)

Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced. (Edward de Bono)

Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming. (Richard Branson)

Look for opportunities to do things better. (Peter Bray)

Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures. (Gene Brown)

Look for and make your opportunities happen; they are not going to come rushing up to your doorstep. But sometimes they'll be looking you right in the face. (Harley Brown)

-on Diego de Velazquez...
Whenever the occasion arose, he rose to the occasion. (Jonathan Brown)

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities. (Barbara Bush)

I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be. If you follow your bliss, doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else. (Joseph Campbell)

Those who spread their sails in the right way to the winds of the earth will always find themselves born by a current toward the open seas. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity. (Winston Churchill)

Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. (George S. Clason)

As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it! (Robert Collier)

Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service. (Robert Collier)

Great minds must be ready not only to take the opportunities, but to make them. (Charles Caleb Colton)

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. (Rita Coolidge)

We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets. (Benjamin Disraeli)

There's no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen. (Dr. Wayne Dyer)

Nothing is so often and so irrevocably missed as the opportunity which crops up daily. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. (Thomas Edison)

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. (Albert Einstein)

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God's handwriting - a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Knowledge, skills, and character give amazing opportunities. (Mike Feinberg)

Mediocre men wait for opportunity to come to them. Strong, able, alert men go after opportunity. (B. C. Forbes)

Capto omnes - Grab them all. (Kjerkius Gennius, 36BC)

The entrepreneur in us sees opportunities everywhere we look, but many people see only problems everywhere they look. The entrepreneur in us is more concerned with discriminating between opportunities than with failing to see the opportunities. (Michael Gerber)

I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on. (Samuel Goldwyn)

If you want to succeed, you must make your own opportunities as you go. (John B. Gough)

All doors open to a hard push. (Irwin Greenberg)

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. (Wayne Gretzky)

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. (Adrienne Gusoff)

There are so many dreams beyond our nights, and so much sunshine beyond our gray walls. But we can't see it when we stay at home. There is so much sky above our roof. Is the door so old that it won't open, or are we at home because we're afraid of catching a chill? (Francoise Hardy)

Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. (Napoleon Hill)

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. (Napoleon Hill)

If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page. (Mark Houlahan)

There are things known and there are things unknown and in between are the doors. (Aldous Huxley)

Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. (Mary Jean Irion)

To improve the golden moment of opportunity and catch the good that is within our reach is the great art of life. (Samuel Johnson)

There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier. (Charles F. Kettering)

It's very true that an artist who networks well will have better opportunities than one who doesn't network well. But great networking skills without great art won't change art history. (Mark Kostabi)

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, then the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them. (Ann Landers)

Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so. (Doris Lessing)

Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage. (Niccolo Machiavelli)

You may live in an imperfect world but the frontiers are not closed and the doors are not all shut. (Maxwell Maltz)

You prepare yourself to recognize opportunity, to pursue and seize opportunity as you develop the strength of your personality, and build a self-image with which you are able to live with your self-respect alive and growing. (Maxwell Maltz)

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone. (Orison Swett Marden)

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them. (Orison Swett Marden)

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand. (Bruce Marton)

The more possible futures you foresee, the more options you can create; the more options you have, the greater your chances of finding the unexpected opportunity. (Michael Michalko)

It seems like the opportunity just increases exponentially. There doesn't seem to be much stopping. (Martin Mull)

In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity - it is a pre-requisite. (Barack Obama)

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish. (Ovid)

Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly. (Ovid)

You never know what a fool you can be till life gives you the chance. (Eden Phillpotts)

Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind. (Bulgarian proverb)

While the horse starves, the grass grows. (Italian proverb)

The right moment wears a full head of hair: when it has been missed, you can't get it back; it's bald in the back of the head and never turns around. (Francois Rabelais)

The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don't let it get the best of you. (Will Rogers)

Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent. (Jim Rohn)

Opportunity expands when there is excellence and choice in education... (Mitt Romney)

I've learned... that opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss. (Andy Rooney)

Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been. / I am also called No-more, Too-late, Farewell. (Dante Gabriel Rossetti)

The follies which a man regrets the most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity. (Helen Rowland)

Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. (Charles Schulz)

Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So... get on your way. (Dr. Seuss)

Men who are resolved to find a way for themselves will always find opportunities enough; and if they do not find them, they will make them. (Samuel Smiles)

The beckoning counts, not the clicking latch behind you. (Freya Stark)

There's opportunity upon opportunity to be grateful; that's what life is. (David Steindl-Rast)

Every exit is an entry somewhere else. (Tom Stoppard)

I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the varieties of rhythm offer me opportunities that all human genius will never exhaust. (Igor Stravinsky)

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. (Charles Swindoll)

Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday. (Brian Tracy)

Opportunity's favorite disguise is trouble. (Frank Tyger)

Opportunities multiply as they are seized. (Sun Tzu)

When the day opens to your heart, are you going to watch it, or enter it? (Author unknown)

Opportunities are like sunrises - if you wait too long, you miss them. (William Arthur Ward)

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind. (E. B. White)

-Orpheus Descending...
What on earth can you do on this earth but catch at whatever comes near you, with both your fingers, until your fingers are broken? (Tennessee Williams)


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