Opportunity Quotes

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

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

They who know how to employ opportunities will often find that they can create them; and what we can achieve depends less on the amount of time we possess than on the use we make of our time. John Stuart Mill

He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. William James

Opportunities multiply as they are seized. Sun Tzu

There is no security on this Earth; there is only opportunity. Douglas MacArthur

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity. John D. Rockefeller

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

It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. Eric Hoffer

No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life. All the opportunities in the world are waiting to be grasped by people who are in love with what they’re doing. Samuel Goldwyn

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 successful man is the one who had the chance and took it. Roger Babson

While we are making up our minds as to when we shall begin. the opportunity is lost. Quintilian

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

Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. Benjamin Disraeli

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire. Brian Tracy

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

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity. Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen. Wayne Dyer

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. Demosthenes

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities – brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. John W Gardner