1001 Inspiring Quotes about Opportunity

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about opportunity? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful opportunity quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Opportunity quotes

The potential for synthetic biology and biotechnology is vast we all have an opportunity to create the future together.

— Ryan Bethencourt

The web is an opportunity for those who understand that the web is a threat.

— Massimo Moruzzi, 15 Questions About Online Advertising

It’s crazy how the world evolves and the audience gives you an opportunity to really grow and live out your dreams.

— Luis Fonsi

Every interaction is an opportunity to learn, Only if we are interested in improving rather than proving.

— Abhysheq Shukla, Feelings Undefined: The Charm of the Unsaid

But they never again passed up the opportunity to read a good book, together.

— Renata Bowers, Good Dogs, Great Listeners: The Story of Charlotte, Lily and The Litter

You must look through an opportunity and not at it

— Mayur Ramgir, Evolve Like a Butterfly: A Metamorphic Approach to Leadership

Old age has its compensations. More than ever I see each day as a gift from God. It is also a time to reflect back on God’s goodness over the years and an opportunity to assure others that God truly is faithful to His promises.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Al is, and always has been, the person who has been the candidate – the elected official. And he is the one who makes policy. As his wife, I have the wonderful opportunity to advocate for causes that I am passionate about, and I’m thankful for that.

— Tipper Gore

To find out what one is fitted to do and to secure an opportunity to do it is the key to happiness.

— John Dewey

Do you know how many people would give anything for what you have? Not the fame or wealth—the opportunity to wake up tomorrow healthy, pain free and with a future stretching out before them?

— Sarah Grimm, Wrecked

Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.

— Henry A. Wallace

Change. Adapt. Bend so as not to be broken. Let opportunity guide your actions.

— Wayne Gerard Trotman, Veterans of the Psychic Wars

Solitude is an opportunity to arrest time and convert it into products.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

If there was no darkness, there would be no opportunity for light to overcome it.

— Kristy Cambron, The Illusionist’s Apprentice

Change is nature’s way of offering us the opportunity to explore the parameters of our humanity and potential. Don’t fight it, embrace it. There is a magical experience awaiting those who embrace this natural process.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

My country … gave me schooling independence of action and opportunity for service. … I am indebted to my country beyond any human power to repay.

— Herbert Hoover

If we take the time to silence the chatter in our minds, it gives our heart the opportunity to awaken from its slumber. Peace of mind begins with peace in the heart.

— Molly Friedenfeld

Every sunrise gives you an opportunity to begin again.

— Debasish Mridha

The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

— Herbert V. Prochnow

You must look through an opportunity and not at it.

— Mayur Ramgir

He might not be here, but the day he misses an opportunity to party is the day Jocelyn Wildenstein is considered the paragon of beauty.

— Danielle Esplin, Give It Back

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.

— Napoleon Hill

Adversity gives you the opportunity to exhibit godly character.

— Jim George

Government can provide opportunity. But opportunity means nothing unless people are prepared to seize it.

— Richard M. Nixon

Never miss an opportunity to be truly and deeply humiliated! The shame will carve you down to an individual of exquisite layering, and in the process, etch within you the arcs of exceptional narrative.

— Ashim Shanker, Sinew of the Social Species

When turbulence hits your sails remind yourself it is an opportunity to get to the shore quicker.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

When you have the right intention, the right opportunity will open the door.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Any obstacle is an opportunity to gain strength and think differently.

— Debasish Mridha

we have an opportunity to do great thing in this world.

— Jordan Hoechlin

Litterature provides us with the opportunity to escape into fictional worlds that are ultimately rooted in human universals shaped by common biological forces.

— Gad Saad, The Consuming Instinct: What Juicy Burgers, Ferraris, Pornography, and Gift Giving Reveal About Human Nature

Life is an opportunity to serve.

— Sunday Adelaja

Given the opportunity to help us with our dreams, the Universe does not disappoint.

— Maggie Denhearn

Social media is your opportunity to reach a massive number of people with transparency, honesty, and integrity.

— Brian E. Boyd Sr., Social Media for the Executive

Every challenge, every adversity, contains within it the seeds of opportunity and growth.

— Roy Bennett

When we learn to loosen our grip and leave our own beaten path, accepting his perfect plan, we give God the opportunity to be our navigator as he reveals the beauty of his creation.

— Eve M. Harrell, Confessions of a Helicopter Mom

Each day is a brand new opportunity to create a better version of yourself. Do not put so much pressure on your shoulders, make one ilttle change at a time.

— Isa Zapata

It is not easy to let go, but when you do; not only do you realize the strength that lies within you, you also create an opportunity to see God perform the best of miracles in your life

— Gugu Mona

I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?

— Omar Epps

An opportunity fordoing an injury happens a hundred times a day, hut for doing good not once a year, ” says Zoroaster.

— Voltaire

God is able to fix that which is broken so that what stands repaired is immeasurably greater than that which stood before it needed repair. Therefore, the most staggering brokenness conceivable is in reality the greatest opportunity imaginable.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

what risk to a common man is an opportunity for a wise

— Ratan Jeet

I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.

— Oprah Winfrey

To intentionally pass on opportunity is to intentionally pass on living.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Adversity or time of trouble is an opportunity to either fall or stand, fail or pass, faint or be strong. The choice is yours.

— Ikechukwu Joseph, Discover Uncover and Recover All: The Ziklag Experience

Every circumstance is an opportunity to re-define your confident level.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn’t.

— Greg Louganis

Selling an electric sports car creates an opportunity to fundamentally change the way America drives.

— Elon Musk

With each opportunity before me, God presented me with a choice. I could accept His offerings, His wisdom, His grace. Or I could choose to hold onto the pain, the anger and the resentment a little longer.

— Sharon E. Rainey, Making a Pearl from the Grit of Life

Religion, art, and science flourish best in a free society. True, freedom does not afford much opportunity for grand gestures. It has little room for martyrs. But life is not supposed to be about dying well. It is about living well.

— Virginia Postrel

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

— Jim Rohn

Danger is opportunity inside out.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The future, when it comes, is just like the present. The present is all you have and the opportunity of the present is worth more than the success of the past or the promise of the future.

— William J. Reilly, How to Avoid Work

Kid, don’t miss an opportunity to laugh, because laughter is what makes the boot heels of life palatable.

— Bryan R. Dennis, Isle of Stumps

What I like about graduation speeches is that they’re an opportunity for someone to make sense of their life and to impart that wisdom to someone else. It’s like a sanctioned self-help moment.

— Bruce Eric Kaplan

Sadhana means the practice to closest to the GOD (Baba) and a Shivir means an environment in which the sadhakas get the opportunity and guidance to do sadhana in a perfect manner……………. i think.

— shailendra kumar Lal

Exploration is a quite legitimate purpose for a journey. You have the opportunity to learn the territories of the Upper and Lower Worlds and their assets, which you can employ as needed in the future.

— Sandra Harner, Ema’s Odyssey: Shamanism for Healing and Spiritual Knowledge

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

— Milton Berle

The importance of knowing for certain that you have been saved cannot be understated. We do not know how many days, hours, or minutes God has granted us here to have an opportunity to make a choice.

— Kimberly McRae, Living by Faith: Beginning Your Walk as a New Believer

If you’re unable to find your face in the dictionary, then take this opportunity to define yourself.

— Faydra D. Fields

A game is an opportunity to focus our energy, with relentless optimism, at something we’re good at (or getting better at) and enjoy. In other words, gameplay is the direct emotional opposite of depression.

— Jane McGonigal, Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World

Your purpose on earth is to participate in this human experience and to seize the opportunity within each day to reveal the greatest version of yourself.

— Steve Maraboli

Your trials and difficulties are a golden opportunity to illustrate your faith in God.

— Elizabeth George

Every penny NOT spent on investing in yourself (after basic needs of course) may be a wasted future opportunity from missing learns and connects.

— Richie Norton

The great opportunity you are daring to get may not come at once. But it is possible that this opportunity is hidden in the tiny ones you neglect every day.

— Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

In every age there comes a time when a leader must come forward to meet the needs of the hour. Therefore, there is no potential leader who does not have the opportunity to make a positive difference in society.

— Winston S. Churchill

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

— Henry J. Kaiser

As a kid, I said, ‘I want to write for movies.’ When I finally had that opportunity it was like I was able to exhale. ‘Wow, I’m finally doing this for real.’

— Cliff Burton

The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure.

— Bible

People cannot live forever, but memories can. Never pass up an opportunity to create awesome memories with your special ones.

— Tanya Masse, Stripping Away the Insanity of Life & Parenthood!

As you attention is divided the opportunity for error increases exponentially.

— R.A.Delmonico

The period of time between eligibility to vote and the start of adulthood is a window of opportunity that the liberals are willing to exploit to their advantage.

— Mike Klepper

Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.

— Laurence J. Peter

Every time a written word is put to page it is the opportunity to expand our minds, whether we are the writer or the reader. Enjoy the journey wherever it may take you!

— K. Lamb

By justifying our harmful negative habits, we live in delusion. We are lying to ourselves. And worse yet, we waste the precious opportunity of living our truth.

— Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

It is such a great opportunity to be the face of a brand which I remember wearing as a little kid and running around in half-naked. Bonds is now getting very serious about fitness, and their range is amazing. It’s beautiful and comfy.

— Courtney Eaton

God’s principles of national transformation will give the opportunity to make positive changes in the country, overcoming crisis in politics, economy, social services and other spheres.

— Sunday Adelaja

Let’s put aside the politics and trust the people. Let’s embrace the unique opportunity we all have; take the heat and make the hard and difficult decisions, knowing that we’re doing it to make things better for the people of Illinois.

— Rod Blagojevich

The real ladder of opportunity is ascending levels of consciousness.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

When kids are young, before the age of ten, there is a critical window of opportunity when their habits and motivations can be influenced.

— Richard Attias

Today I will take the opportunity to do unanticipated good.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

I let the American people down and I have to carry that burden for the rest of my life. My political life is over. I will never again have an opportunity to serve in any official position. Maybe I can give a little advice from time to time.

— Richard Nixon

Don’t fear challenges. They often give us the opportunity to strengthen our courage, faith, and inner strength.

— Debasish Mridha

Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.

— Lucille Ball

Politics and Sport were invented to give unknowledgeable people an opportunity to share their knowledge.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Courage is the greatest of all the virtues. Because if you haven’t courage you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.

— Samuel Johnson

Life is a character-building opportunity that we all volunteered for.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

I think that for humans, the most regrettable of omissions, along with unshed tears and unexamined lives, is untold stories, the things not shared, the lost opportunity to be honest about oneself and tender toward others.

— Martha M. Moravec, Magnificent Obesity: My Search for Wellness, Voice and Meaning in the Second Half of Life

…our free will could convert a curse into a blessing or a blessing into a curse…To transform a crisis into an opportunity was true wisdom

— Radhanath Swami, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami

…You can do something extraordinary, and something that a lot of people can’t do. And if you have the opportunity to work on your gifts, it seems like a crime not to. I mean, it’s just weakness to quit because something becomes too hard…

— Morgan Matson, Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

If you want more opportunities you have to become an opportunity for others. As you advance yourself your opportunities advance too.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Forgive, Adapt and Evolve, because holding on stagnates your opportunity of being better.

— Sachin Kumar Puli

I don’t think actors should ever expect to get a role, because the disappointment is too great. You’ve got to think of things as an opportunity. An audition’s an opportunity to have an audience.

— Al Pacino

Good luck is taking action on the intersection point of rising opportunity and your life preparation

— Nabil Basma

I think it is silly to be amateur about anything when one has an opportunity of learning.

— Beverley Nichols, Down the Garden Path

I’m afraid of failing. I’m afraid of letting this opportunity pass us by. And I’m afraid of what happens if nothing in this world ever changes.

— Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen

Women should never go without earrings. Passing on them is an opportunity missed.

— Jennifer Lopez

Dreams can be of value even if you don’t have an opportunity to turn them into reality.

— Henning Mankell, The Troubled Man

A ministry gives us the opportunity to establish roots

— Sunday Adelaja

Use every opportunity of humbling yourself before your fellow-men as a help to abide humble before God.

— Andrew Murray, Humility

There are two types of people in this world: those whose look for opportunity and those who make it happen.

— Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

As legal residents, immigrants would contribute more in taxes, spend more at our businesses, start companies of their own and create more jobs. Immigration is not a problem for us to solve but an opportunity for America to seize.

— Jose Andres

If you are lucky you will have the opportunity in your life to be owned by a good piece of land.

— Daniel J. Rice

Failure is an opportunity to reflect and realize.

— Debasish Mridha

The poor are not a problem but rather an opportunity to show unconditional love.

— Dillon Burroughs

Every opportunity has challenges when you overcome it turns to rewards.

— Nazim Ambalath

As a high school dropout, I understand the value of education: A second chance at obtaining my high school diploma through the G.I. Bill led me to attend college and law school and allowed me the opportunity to serve in Congress.

— Charles B. Rangel

It is not easy to let go, but when you do; not only do you realize the strength that lies within you, you also create an opportunity to see God perform the best of miracles in your life.

— Gugu Mona

Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.

— J. Donald Walters

Adversity is a good opportunity for self-realisation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Barack Obama hopes his famous health care victory will mark him as a transformative president. History, however, may judge it to have been his missed opportunity to be one.

— George Will

Failure is only an opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

— Henry Ford

Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

Meetings are at the heart of an effective organization, and each meeting is an opportunity to clarify issues, set new directions, sharpen focus, create alignment, and move objectives forward.

— Paul Axtell, Meetings Matter: 8 Powerful Strategies for Remarkable Conversations

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability…. We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

— Thomas A. Edison

The universal mind acts as an advisor or guide. When you abide by its advice then you will get another opportunity to alter your destiny.

— Stephen Richards, Be First: Achieve Every Dream

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

Every day solitude for a particular time period is a good way to refresh physically and is a great opportunity to rise spiritually!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Dance has always been my number one. I started when I was seven years old and I’ve had the opportunity to work with some really amazing artists.

— Caity Lotz

Money is worth nothing if it can’t buy you the opportunity to love more.

— Oprah Winfrey

Life is like an escalator. You see, it carries you on regardless. And you might as well enjoy the view and seize every opportunity while you’re passing. Otherwise, it’ll be too late.

— Sophie Kinsella, Twenties Girl

If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.

— Dalai Lama XIV

One game, one pitch can change everything for a hitter. The way I like to approach it is that every at-bat is its own unique opportunity to go out there and do something really good.

— Anthony Rizzo

Shutting out your problems does not dismiss them. Ignorance is not bliss. On the contrary, it creates an opportunity for those problems to grow.

— Carlos Wallace, The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Train Your Mind to Enjoy Serenity

Any ritual is an opportunity for transformation.

— Starhawk

I’m not a huge fan of scary movies, but I love doing them because your character arc gets condensed, and everything is elevated, and so you kind of have this amazing opportunity to go in many different places.

— Imogen Poots

I decided that being called “crazy” by a man was not an insult but a challenge. It gives the woman an opportunity to say, “Crazy? Oh, I’ll show you fucking crazy.

— Alana Massey, All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers

Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.

— Ernie Fletcher

A hole is a space where everything has been moved out so that opportunity has space to move in.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Most people in this world are a continuity, very few become an opportunity and the rarest of them all, evolve to be a possibility.

— Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya

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

— Benjamin Disraeli

Technology has given us this wonderful opportunity to have low energy costs. We have to seize that, rather than keep debating and discussing and fighting over it.

— Michael Porter

Do each daily task the best we can act as though the eye of opportunity were always upon us.

— William Feather

Innovation is finding the door of opportunity and revealing its beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

When opportunity comes, it’s too late to prepare.

— John Wooden

Every interaction with another is an opportunity to serve.

— Chris Matakas

He who gladly does without the praise of the crowd will not miss the opportunity of becoming his own fan.

— Karl Kraus

Emptiness is not a great loss. It creates a great opportunity to fill yourself again and again with great love.

— Debasish Mridha

If you live your life in fear and had the opportunity to change. . .could you muster the strength?

— P.C. Chinick

Life is a lifetime opportunity to make the right choice to be great.

— Debasish Mridha

Every picture has been a learning opportunity for me.

— Sam Raimi

Soon we will be in heaven and that opportunity will be over, let us not regret that we could have loved the brethren more.

— Greg Gordon

A problem is an opportunity to find a new way.

— Debasish Mridha

Life will never meet all of our expectations. We must nonetheless accept all disappointments without becoming bitter and cynical. We must always remain mindful of the opportunity to extend kindness and work to improve our character.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Success is the ability to turn a pickle, a bump or an epic failure into an opportunity for success

— Val Uchendu

Sometimes new opportunity means new opposition. Not everything God asks us to do will be comfortable.

— Joyce Meyer

Being told you are wrong or insulted, gives you an opportunity to practice decency and having a non-response internally.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

When you get the opportunity to lead, remember it is a noble opportunity not just to amass followers, but to nurture true and great leaders who can do even great things than you!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I am releasing my own demons of times gone by and seizing the opportunity to find my own corner, my own fortress, my own calm and peace. Life is not unfair.

— Trish Kaye Lleone, Finding Anna: A Memoir: The True Story of Child Sexual Abuse

Take advantage of losing your job by making it an opportunity to find a better one

— “Hassan Choughari”

Satan is so much more in earnest than we are–he buys up the opportunity while we are wondering how much it will cost.

— Amy Carmichael

Don’t wait for opportunity in front of a closed door—wander until you find the open one.

— Debasish Mridha

Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.

— George Burton Adams

Due to previous lack of systematic assessment of dissociative symptoms, many subjects experience the SCID-D as their first opportunity to describe their symptoms in their own words to a receptive listener.

— Marlene Steinberg, Interviewer’s Guide to the Structured Clinical Interview for Dsm-IV (R) Dissociative Disorders (Scid-D)

Men—I would like to take this opportunity to extend your formal invitation. Gender equality is your issue too.

— Emma Watson

Every day is an opportunity to realise the wonder that exists in the world.

— Steven Redhead, Life Is Simply A Game

If seeds saw dirt as their enemy, they would lose out on the opportunity to grow.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

He has no need for faith who knows the uncreated, who has cut off rebirth, who has destroyed any opportunity for good or evil, and cast away all desire. He is indeed the ultimate man.

— Gautama Buddha, The Dhammapada

Every moment you lose your temper, you lose a moment of opportunity to love.

— Debasish Mridha

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

— Henry Ford

Networking is not a part-time or occasional exercise. Everywhere we go, we haven an opportunity to network with others.

— Timothy M. Houston, No-Nonsense Networking: The Straightforward Guide to Making Productive, Profitable and Prosperous Contacts and Connections

God has given you the opportunity to make a difference. Plan purposefully, Prepare Prayerfully, Proceed Positively & Pursue Persistently!

— Pazaria Smith

Pause and remember: It is through our deepest trials and life hardships that we are given the greatest opportunity to find the person we have been looking for our whole life – our authentic beautiful self.

— Jenni Young

The excitement of opportunity and challenge inspires us to push for greatness.

— Lorii Myers, Targeting Success, Develop the Right Business Attitude to be Successful in the Workplace

I feel privileged to be a U.N. ambassador. It gives me an opportunity to use my voice to help raise awareness about important social and environmental issues.

— Gisele Bundchen

There are books stacked high around them – the way opportunity and possibility are stacked around them.

— Jeff Zentner, The Serpent King

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

— Peter Drucker

Take advantage of losing your job by making it an opportunity to find a better one..

— Hassan Choughari

We march on toward the realization of the American Dream. We are not diverted by those who would deny opportunity based on what we look like or where we came from or who would deny equality based on who we love.

— Donna Brazile

…the opportunity for overthrowing capitalism has passed – Labor governments are the hope of the world.” From that time his commitment to the ALP was unquestioned.

— Mungo MacCallum, The Good, the Bad & the Unlikely, Australia’s Prime Ministers

Choices and decisions must be supported by your passion, resolve and a productive work ethic. If these meet opportunity – your success has finally come!

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

It’s not the number of contacts you cultivate but the diversity and depth of connections that leverage your opportunity to use best talents more often to accomplish more.

— Kare Anderson, Mutuality Matters How You Can Create More Opportunity, Adventure & Friendship With Others

An optimist sees a failure as an opportunity to excel, but a pessimist sees a failure as an opportunity to quit.

— Debasish Mridha

Always find the opportunity to express and enjoy the beauty of love.

— Debasish Mridha

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.

— Bobby Unser

There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.

— Woodrow Wilson

That morning he feels fresh-scrubbed and cleansed, as if he is being given yet another opportunity to live his life correctly.

— Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life

If opportunity doesn’t come knocking at your door, build a brand.

— Bernard Kelvin Clive

It is only an opportunity if you respond to the opportunity.

— Linda Rawson

The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice.

— Gloria Estefan

Everyday is an opportunity to come up with a possible resolution that you can achieve.

— Unarine Ramaru

Trapped in a continuum of your own making. Awareness is the key that unlocks your opportunity for change.

— Truth Devour, Wantin

Every failure if you let it is an opportunity to reinvent yourself and move forward.

— Jerry Gladstone, The Common Thread of Overcoming Adversity and Living Your Dreams

When the door of opportunity of your storehouse opens for you, let faith and hope enter first. When your faith leads the way, you will locate the source of your hidden treasures.

— Israelmore Ayivor

The government needs to help those in need, but members of Congress shouldn’t take advantage of the situation and use a national tragedy as an opportunity to spend taxpayer dollars on their pet projects.

— Chris Chocola

Some of our important choices have a time line. If we delay a decision, the opportunity is gone forever. Sometimes our doubts keep us from making a choice that involves change. Thus an opportunity may be missed.

— James E. Faust

Only adversity provides the opportunity for greatness.

— Wayde Goodall, Why Great Men Fall: 15 Winning Strategies to Rise Above It All

…one opportunity leads directly to another, just as risk leads to more risk, life to more life, and death to more death.

— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Life is just a schoolroom with a glorious opportunity to prepare us for eternity.

— Billy Graham

With honesty and a little digging, we have the opportunity to identify our gifts and harness them in the service of our best self—our own unique noble purpose.

— Tom Hayes

Life is a continuum of problems to solve and lessons to learn. Once you accept this truth, then the problem you’re facing is no longer a problem but rather an opportunity to learn.

— Tobe Hanson, The Four Seasons Way of Life: Ancient Wisdom for Healing and Personal Growth

Sometimes only when opportunity stops banging to be let in do we notice its absence!

— Stephen Richards

Each opportunity to interrupt the onslaught of thoughts and return to the object of meditation is, in fact, a moment of enlightenment

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace

Most of us cherish freedom, but when we actually get the opportunity to make our own way it can be terrifying.

— Tom Butler-Bowdon, 50 Self-Help Classics: 50 Inspirational Books to Transform Your Life from Timeless Sages to Contemporary Gurus

Living in that castle was like being condemned to Hell before I’d even had the opportunity to sin.

— Kristen Reed, The Kings’ Council

The lucky ones are those who take every opportunity and turn every life experience onto truth seeking adventure. They end up full filled with deeper dimensions of pleasure and spirit satisfaction.~Inspired by: Rania Rageh~

— Sameh Elsayed

Sometimes I worry that science communication is just preaching to the choir, speaking to the converted. Social media gives us an amazing opportunity to reach new people.

— Elise Andrew

Each new day provides a new opportunity to allow everyone and everything to be exactly as they are. Allowance (non-judgmental, non-resistance to what is) leads the way to contentment …

— Maximus Freeman

It’s not a lack of opportunity around me. Rather, it’s a lack of faith within me.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Every individual must be given the opportunity to unearth his/her highest potential.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Ask yourself exactly what you want in your life—now and in the future. If you were given the opportunity to do or have anything, what would it be, and why?

— Beverly K. Bachel, What Do You Really Want?: How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens

Success can allow you to try for greatness, can give you an opportunity to take a chance on something. I’m very blessed to have the success that I’ve had, and that’s given me so many opportunities to work on being great.

— Orlando Bloom

When we are aware of our weaknesses or negative tendencies, we open the opportunity to work on them.

— Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living

I am so glad; I had the opportunity to study at University of Jena, the city of light.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

In every sufferings you’ve encountered, there will be an opportunity to settle things in a right place. If that comes, grab it. Learn to forgive.

— Mahadena Madid

Seize opportunity by the beard for it is bald behind.

— Bulgarian proverb

The truest kindness to any woman is to provide her with an opportunity for self-expression in some constructive field: to work, not at home with cook-stove and scrubbing brush, but outside, independently, in the world of men and affairs.

— William Moulton Marston

A crisis creates the opportunity to dip deep into the reservoirs of our very being, to rise to levels of confidence, strength, and resolve that otherwise we didn’t think we possessed.

— Jon M. Huntsman Sr., Winners Never Cheat: Even in Difficult Times

God doesn’t care how well you can preach about forgiveness… what He looks at is your behavior when presented the opportunity to practice it.

— Steve Maraboli

Don’t rebel, but give God the opportunity to change your life and help you over the problems of youth, for they are many.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

A hybrid human-robot mission to investigate an asteroid affords a realistic opportunity to demonstrate new technological capabilities for future deep-space travel and to test spacecraft for long-duration spaceflight.

— Buzz Aldrin

The blank page is the great equalizer and grand opportunity for continued learning and growth.

— K.J. Kilton

See failure as an opportunity to try again with a relatively powerful approach, skill, knowledge and conviction. Redefine yourself.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Every obstacle is an opportunity to make success a reality

— Bluenscottish

Never give a lousy person the opportunity to create lousy babies.

— Roberto Hogue, Real Secrets of Sex: A Women’s Guide on How to Be Good in Bed

The equality of tolerance is not that far from indifference, and very far from the equality of opportunity that LBJ envisioned.

— Jedediah Purdy, A Tolerable Anarchy: Rebels, Reactionaries, and the Making of American Freedom

Feeling like, life has been so unfair to me, but what can I say except, “I’m still here.” So I’m determined to make the best out of it, take every opportunity as a blessing, and live the rest of my life to the fullest.

— Jonathan Anthony Burkett

So when I read this story, it unlocked a volcano of unanswered questions, because the questions had never been asked. It was an opportunity to come to terms with the lot of repressed history – and history of repression.

— Phillip Noyce

God never cooperates with evil. He simply offers us the opportunity to transform the painful experiences in our lives into advantages and blessings. (Fr. Maximos)

— Kyriacos C. Markides, The Mountain of Silence: A Search for Orthodox Spirituality

Every day is a new opportunity to earn the lost values, but not for an apathetic.

— M.F. Moonzajer

Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!

— Jo Franz

The truth is that there is opportunity right now in your present day. Every day offers its own set of golden opportunities.

— Tina Sequeira, SOUL SOJOURN

Keeping your heart open provides the opportunity for greater intimacy.

— Sue Detweiler, 9 Traits of a Life Giving Marriage: How to Build a Relationship That Lasts

I see social mobility and equality of opportunity as really successful Canadian values.

— Chrystia Freeland

Get busy to love everyone, you will not have time or opportunity to fight with anyone.

— Debasish Mridha

So imagine that fans of our products or services no longer simply consume and use them. Now we are creating a new opportunity for them to both participate directly in the development of the products but also benefit from a share of the profits too.

— Miguel Reynolds Brandao, The Sustainable Organisation – a paradigm for a fairer society: Think about sustainability in an age of technological progress and rising inequality

Life is an opportunity to love and serve.

— Debasish Mridha

The real joy of writing lies in the opportunity of being able to sacrifice a whole chapter for a single sentence, a complete sentence for a single word…

— Jean Baudrillard, Cool Memories

I don’t even like the phrase ‘opportunity to sin’ because it implies the opportunity to obey.

— Geoffrey Wood

Every day, you get the opportunity to change your life. Change what you do not want. Change what makes you unhappy.

— Rodolfo Costa, Advice My Parents Gave Me: and Other Lessons I Learned from My Mistakes

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

— Samuel Johnson

An intelligent investor sees an opportunity in dip than risk.

— Mohith Agadi

Never look at an opportunity at face value & pass it on that basis. Examine the income vs. the profit vs. expenses then make your decision.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

When you have got the greatest mountain of hardship that you’ve ever faced to deal with, you also have the greatest opportunity to act on a stronger faith than you’ve ever acted on before.

— Calvin W. Allison, Growing in the Presence of God

Being insulted offers you an opportunity to practice decency and having a non-response internally.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

‘Strictly’ is a bit like scoring the winning goal in the FA Cup Final or sinking the final putt in the Ryder Cup – only a few people get the opportunity to do it, and they have got to be famous.

— Anton du Beke

Your Temporary Santa, “He says presents aren’t important, but I think they are- not because of how much they cost, but for the opportunity they provide to say ‘I understand you.

— David Levithan, My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

I think that we have a great opportunity to impart our wisdom and our knowledge and our experience to this younger generation. It may be different times, but experience transcends time, and wisdom transcends time.

— Victoria Osteen

This is why we all fight so hard. Not just for the vote, but for an equal opportunity in the world. A vote is a voice. I think you underestimate yourself, Queenie. This is your fight, same as it is mine.

— Sharon Biggs Waller, A Mad, Wicked Folly

Education must be an equal opportunity for all.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

One who doesn’t recognise an opportunity is bigger loser than one who tries his hand at an opportunity.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

The most twisted but perennial of American myths is that everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed. (p. 174)

— Robin R. Meyers, Saving Jesus from the Church: How to Stop Worshiping Christ and Start Following Jesus

Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice here by a smiling look there by a kindly word always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.

— Therese of Lisieux

Difficult times give an opportunity to understand, who is your good friend and who is just a friend.

— Sukant Ratnakar, Rum Beer Cocktail

If I have to choose between opportunity and preparation, I’d choose preparation, without it opportunity is useless.

— Saji Ijiyemi, Don’t Die Sitting

Google’s colourful, playful logo is imprinted on human retinas just under six billion times each day, 2.1 trillion times a year – an opportunity for respondent conditioning enjoyed by no other company in history.

— Julian Assange

For me, I am still very happy to be able to do stage design as it’s an opportunity to express the extreme.

— Christian Lacroix

It is of vital importance to [Mandela] to be courteous and grateful at all times, as we never know whether we will have the opportunity to thank people or pay respect whenever they have been good to you.

— Zelda la Grange

Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us – a time when we can look back on the year that has passed and prepare for the year ahead.

— David Cameron

Sometimes travel is merely an opportunity taken when you can.

— Ian Frazier, Travels in Siberia

The incurable sufferer is given very little opportunity to be proud of his suffering and to consider it ennobling rather than degrading” so that “he is not only unhappy, but also ashamed of being unhappy.

— Viktor E. Frankl

Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.

— Mwai Kibaki

Adversity or opportunity is university.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later!

— Richard Branson

Those who know me know I’m passionate about lists, and top of my list of priorities is my family. My wife Joan and I do not consider our legacy to our children to be wealth or fame but the opportunity to pursue happiness by following their own path.

— Richard Branson

Times of stress and difficulty are seasons of opportunity when the seeds of progress are sown.

— Thomas F. Woodlock

There is no perfect fit when you’re looking for the next big thing to do. You have to take opportunities and make an opportunity fit for you, rather than the other way around.

— Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sometimes we get stuck in patterns or reoccurring themes in our lives that require a shocking epiphany to give us the opportunity to see new possibilities and notice the obstacles that keep us from moving on.

— Kat Lahr, Anatomy Of Illumination

Your trials and difficulties are a golden opportunity for joy.

— Elizabeth George, Finding God’s Path Through Your Trials: His Help for Every Difficulty You Face

Jesus changes our history from a random series of sad incidents and accidents into a constant opportunity for a change of heart.

— Henri J.M. Nouwen, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life

There is no better gift a society can give children than the opportunity to grow up safe and free – the chance to pursue whatever dreams they may have.

— John Roberts

Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.

— Zig Ziglar

I’m a big believer that your life is basically a sum of all the choices you make. The better your choices, the better opportunity to lead a happy life.

— Karen Salmansohn

Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.

— Ho Chi Minh

Where you see and feel wrongdoing, Divine Mind sees opportunity to restore Wholeness.

— Deborah Atianne Wilson, It’s Ok to Be Spiritual and Wealthy: 19 Essential Keys for Living a Joyful, Prosperous & Abundant Life

In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education.

— Earl Warren

INSECURITY breeds JEALOUSY / JEALOUSY creates ENVY / ENVY causes self-destruction / a hater is made up of all three. Just remember you are an opportunity away from being hated on yourself!

— Carlos Wallace, Life Is Not Complicated-You Are: Turning Your Biggest Disappointments Into Your Greatest Blessings

Hope opens the door of opportunity and shines the way to possibilities.

— Debasish Mridha

No matter how many times you think you have failed, there is always another opportunity for you to succeed.

— Chris Burkmenn

Any unexpected change in a steady situation can be described as a problem, a problem to pin you down…While if you think more deep and rational you can easily see it as an opportunity to improve and push you up.

— Rateb Rayyes

When we create hope and opportunity in the lives of others, we allow love, decency and promise to triumph over cowardice and hate.

— Kirsten Gillibrand

Failure could bring the best opportunity to start the most wonderful life.

— Debasish Mridha

America’s education system has become less a ladder of opportunity than a structure to transmit inequity from one generation to the next.

— Nicholas Kristof

To fight discouragement, remind yourself of the basics: I can write.I have the opportunity to do so. I love what I write. Now smile and be thankful.

— Richelle E. Goodrich

We must remind Americans that the promise of opportunity remains unbroken – that every person in this great nation can succeed through hard work, courage and personal responsibility.

— Brian Sandoval

Every time you shift a blame on what you could have taken responsibility for, you deny yourself an opportunity to learn and grow.

— Gugu Mona

Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.

— Fred Rogers

A writer seizes every opportunity to wonder.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is an opportunity to sing the song of love.

— Debasish Mridha

Seize every opportunity and make it great.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, The Alphabets of Success: Passion Driven Life

There is no opportunity for a sale at the success store.Find it yourself

— Mohammed Sekouty

Thank God, I have the opportunity to do what I love, which is my family and work on a business and try and make it the best that it can be.

— Rob Kardashian

Don’t get me wrong, I love watching episodes of my favorite shows on Hulu and reading the daily trash on PageSix, but I also embrace the opportunity to settle down with a good book and let my mind travel to another place and time.

— Rachel Nichols

Ludlow put a hand on his arm. “A friend of mine used to say, ‘You cannot change the past, but every moment is an opportunity to change your future.

— F.E. Higgins, The Eyeball Collector

Look at everything as an opportunity to gain experience

— Sunday Adelaja

When the future is fogged and ahead lays opportunity but risk, it is better to tread a careful path through the uncertainty than to wait for the mist to clear, if it ever does.

— Anonymous

Having beef with someone is unnecessary and avoidable. Whatever the issue, if not positive, it is an opportunity to cut the excess fat from an unhealthy dietary network. Simply excuse yourself from the table of negativity and lean forward in peace.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference.

— Claire Fagin

The secret to success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Life gives us the greatest opportunity to serve and be happy.

— Debasish Mridha

Doors of opportunity are always open around you—you just have to find them.

— Debasish Mridha

If one Godfather offers you an opportunity and another Godfather offers you an advantage, go with the former.

— Amit Kalantri

The American free market system is the greatest engine for prosperity and opportunity that the world has ever seen. Freedom works.

— Ted Cruz

We have a lot of opportunities in life but we don’t know how to gain it. Even sadness is an another opportunity to face a new beginning of our life. We need to be sad to know the value of happiness.


God has written us a book, and now we have the opportunity to respond with our words and actions.

— Jared Brock, A Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

— Betty Friedan

of seatbelts as an opportunity to take up drunk-driving.

— John Lanchester, I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay

Life is so unlikely, so rare and beautiful an opportunity it is to live, we must be on constant guard to ensure that our actions are worthy of the life it takes to perform them.

— Chris Matakas, My Mastery: Continued Education Through Jiu Jitsu

‎Every opportunity missed is an opportunity for regret

— Karl Kloppenborg

You have to take opportunities and make an opportunity fit for you, rather than the other way around.

— Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests.

— Brian Tracy

Losing your job gives you the opportunity to make your life count

— Sunday Adelaja

Nature always accepts changes and never misses the opportunity to bloom.

— Debasish Mridha

The best way to find the opportunity in the future is to prepare yourself for it today.

— Debasish Mridha

Given the opportunity of ‘Earth-School’ enrollment – some are humble enough to learn and grow, stubborn enough to fail and repeat, and wise enough to graduate and never return.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

Change is not a force to be feared, but an opportunity to be seized.

— Sam Weiss

All of our sons and daughters ought to have the same opportunity to experience the joy and stability of marriage.

— Rob Portman

Life is an opportunity to find a friend and to be a friend.

— Debasish Mridha

Let us hope that life grant an opportunity to those miserable who live in the golden palaces to taste the infinite peace of a wooden cottage in the countryside and so their misery ends!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

When every opportunity given to you is used to serve the people, you are on the path of life’s purpose to the fullness.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.

— Sun Tzu, The Art of War

If you are still breathing, you are not a looser as you still have opportunity to bring change.

— Rishi Bakshi

I will spend the next four years rebuilding the foundation of a opportunity society led by free people and free enterprises.

— Mitt Romney

I don’t want to transform America. I want to restore to America the economic values of freedom and opportunity and limited government that has made us the powerhouse of the world.

— Mitt Romney

And, and to all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.

— Hillary Rodham Clinton

Every challenge is an opportunity for spiritual growth.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

A country that denies it, citizens, the opportunity to “civil liberties”, better health care, schools, roads, electricity and water. Is a country on a brink of no return.

— Henry Johnson Jr

This is why we all fight so hard. Not just for the vote, but for an equal opportunity in the world.

— Sharon Biggs Waller, A Mad, Wicked Folly

Currently, you are approaching each opportunity with a single possible outcome and when that doesn’t happen you fool yourself that there was nothing more that you could have done.

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

I am very lucky to have the opportunity to travel to so many amazing destinations for work!

— Brad Goreski

Teach a child not to seek help but to seek the opportunity to help others.

— Debasish Mridha

Nearly every moment of every day, we have the opportunity to give something to someone else – our time, our love, our resources.

— S. Truett Cathy

I learned that people everywhere are basically the same and have similar goals that we do. They want health and happiness and the opportunity to provide for their families.

— Steve Kerr

When the tram has arrived at the stop, you have to be there! Calculate where a good opportunity will stop and be there!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Failure is an opportunity to rise higher than before.

— Edwin Dearborn, Power Branding Secrets: Spark Customer Interest and Ignite Your Sales

Don’t miss the opportunity to fly with eagles tomorrow because chickens invited you to run with them today.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again.

— Jose Rizal

We know from the material that was recovered from the bin Laden compound that bin Laden was looking at the 10th anniversary of 9/11 as an opportunity to strike yet again at the U.S. homeland.

— John O. Brennan

May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please but as the opportunity to do what is right.

— Peter Marshall

Embrace every opportunity of exercising kind feelings and doing good to others, especially to the household of faith.

— Adoniram Judson

Your image is your brand and you have only one opportunity to make that first impression. Choose to make a positive first impression.

— Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

The pastor owns the opportunity to issue of the flock that it is OK not to be OK.

— Matt Chandler, Creature of the Word: The Jesus-Centered Church

I believe this; “When you have a needy person in your neighbourhood, it’s an opportunity for you to become a wealthy and healthy person!” Giving time is blessing time!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Do not despise little beginnings. It’ll all make sense as you’re staring at an opportunity that you realize the difficult moments merely prepared you for.

— Andrena Sawyer

But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings – then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.

— George Cadbury

I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.

— Denzel Washington

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door

— Milton Berle

My dad used to tell me, ‘Look, son, opportunity does not come knocking.’ It’s usually running down the street, and you have to chase it down, you have to tackle it, and then you have to hang on to it.

— David A. Clarke, Jr.

Steve Jobs, if he had lived, was gonna design an iCar. I think cars have an extraordinary opportunity for cool design.

— Mickey Drexler

A lot of people who start work at a very young age never grow up because they never got that opportunity to be a child, so they hold on to that and still do a lot of childish, silly things.

— Janet Jackson

We need to regard every problem or situation as an opportunity to be triumphant and celebrate the victory of Jesus in our lives

— Sunday Adelaja

When you face a ‘performance’ that might provoke the ‘I’m scared’ response, choose love and approach your opportunity as a chance to dance with God. It’s more fun than ‘Dancing with the Stars!’

— Wayne Dyer

Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind.

— Bob Ney

I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mediocre men wait for opportunity to come to them. Strong able alert men go after opportunity.

— B. C. Forbes

Seize every opportunity to fulfill your calling.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Fear missing an opportunity more than you fear failure.

— Aaron Walker, View from the Top: Living a Life of Significance

You couldn’t erase the past. You couldn’t even change it. But sometimes life offered you the opportunity to put it right.

— Ann Brashares, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

An adversity is an opportunity to exercise and maximize your creativity.

— Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

When you see the sadness, failure, and darknessFind the opportunity to turn on the light of success.

— Debasish Mridha

Where some see a new world disorder, others see the opportunity to bring organization.

— Jeff Jarvis, What Would Google Do?: Reverse-Engineering the Fastest Growing Company in the History of the World

Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body.

— Golda Poretsky, Stop Dieting Now: 25 Reasons to Stop, 25 Ways to Heal

This is the opportunity the fellowship of Jiu Jitsu affords us. To reach our highest potential of self, and then to offer that self to another.

— Chris Matakas, My Mastery: Continued Education Through Jiu Jitsu

For an artist, there’s nothing better than having the opportunity to create a world that doesn’t- but could- exist.

— Christophe Lautrette

God will create the best opportunity for you. To find those opportunities is your responsibility.

— Debasish Mridha

Dare to seize every opportunity on your life’s journey.

— Lailah GiftyAkita

Your tragedy is God’s opportunity to show Himself faithful.

— Jim George

In 49 countries around the world, including all of Europe, people have the opportunity of knowing whether or not they are eating food which contains genetically engineered ingredients. In the United States, we don’t.

— Bernie Sanders

We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond.

— Jim Jeffords

In your attempts to heal this beloved one, the Holy Spirit finds opportunity to keep the promise of Jesus – and indeed, to heal.

— Walter Wangerin Jr., As For Me And My House: Crafting Your Marriage To Last

Sometimes we have one chance, to ride that wave, one opportunity to jump on, take a deep breath and feel the rush of adrenaline. . . don’t miss your chance.

— Heidi Reagan

Jean-Baptiste Say may have coined the term ‘entrepreneur’ but he totally missed the opportunity to put it on a t-shirt and sell it.

— Ryan Lilly

He hated having to look for a new girl, a new spy to add to his band of fallen women. Yes, it was an opportunity to spare her before her ruin could be known, but a deep part of him hurt for the women in his employ and what they’d all endured.

— Madeline Martin, Highland Spy

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity they seem more afraid of life than of death.

— James F. Byrnes

If someone offer you an opportunity to get closer to your enemy, you always take it.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

I observed that when a footballer is about to make a threatening strike to score a goal, there comes a big shout from spectators at the field. He could either get detracted to miss the opportunity or motivated to make it happen. Such is life!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Like an energy even an opportunity cannot be destroyed, if you don’t accept, it goes to someone else.

— Amit Kalantri

Being wrong opens us up to the possibility of change. Being wrong brings the opportunity for growth.

— Mark Manson, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Starting over is opportunity informed by failure, which is opportunity made intelligent.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

One win is not enough to rest on our oars especially where there is room and opportunity for other wins and successes.

— Bidemi Mark-Mordi

To improve someone’s life, don’t reprimand but find the opportunity to appreciate and encourage.

— Debasish Mridha

When you are focused on what you’re doing, you are not going to miss the next opportunity … it’s more likely that you get more!

— Stephen Richards

You cannot mistake Bush’s clarity of purpose. He believes in a story about freedom and opportunity that makes his followers feel like they aren’t just ticking their days down but are part of something larger than themselves.

— Eric Liu

The door of opportunity won’t open unless you do some pushing.

— Anonymous

It’s love for my profession that keep me coming back, not the money. I’d work as hard to make $50.00 as I would $5, 000.00. I never scoff at an opportunity to earn a living, regardless of the size of the carrot at the end of the stick.

— Scott Joffe

A successful entrepreneur can’t be afraid of failures or setbacks. An initial setback can be a great opportunity to take a new and more promising approach to any problem, to come back stronger than ever.

— John Roos

Of all the advantages that ghostwriting offers, one of the greatest must be the opportunity that you get to meet people of interest.

— Andrew Crofts, Secrets of the Italian Gardener

I had the good fortune and opportunity to come home and to tell the truth; many soldiers, like Pat Tillman… did not have that opportunity. The truth of war is not always easy. The truth is always more heroic than the hype.

— Jessica Lynch

There was a large crowd around us, and every face in it looked happy. We had little opportunity to talk until we reached the woods, where there were no flowers and no people.

— Sōseki Natsume, Kokoro

Never give up your wife, husband, children and families.Believe that people can change.Give others opportunity to change.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

No m’lord. It wouldn’t be a secret army if we had seen it. My squire, who has not had the opportunity to be clearly informed about the presence of a secret army, has been ignorant of its existence.

— Gary Edward Gedall

The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

— L. P. Jacks

So I feel like success is opportunity plus preparation, so work begets work, and as long as you’re prepared it’s going to continue to come your way.

— Anthony Mackie

Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood.

— Jack Prelutsky

If you are opportunity oriented, you will find opportunities all around you. If you are problem oriented, you will see problems all around you.

— Debasish Mridha

No matter how busy we may believe we are, we have the wonderful opportunity presently of investing time with loved ones. For those are the great investments we will be glad we made, when time begins to slow and the ability to tend turns tender.

— Tom Althouse, The Frowny Face Cow

Not understanding something must not turn us away from God, his ways, or purposes; rather it must be an opportunity to turn our measure of faith into a sacrifice of trust.

— Deborah Brodie, The Path That Gets Brighter: A Devotional to Instruct, Illustrate, and Encourage Kingdom Principles

Asking questions is an opportunity for creativity and personal expression, both for the person asking and the person answering.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

To have the opportunity to know your parents is to have the opportunity to truly know yourself.

— Amy Denise

The art is long, life is short, opportunity fleeting, experiment dangerous, judgment difficult.

— Hippocrates

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.

— John Burroughs

I never got the opportunity to be romantic or feel romantic with anyone.

— Gary Coleman

An opportunity is a miracle waiting to happen.

— Rue Allyn

As a British fashion designer, it is an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be creative director of Team GB as the hosting nation of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

— Stella McCartney

I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.

— Lucille Ball

Of course, preserving the American dream has always meant creating opportunity for the most recently arrived Americans – those who have come here from other parts of the globe to work hard and build a new, better life.

— Nydia Velazquez

To truly fail in life is to never try. When you fall on your face, it is an opportunity for you to find the road again. It may remind you how hard the road is, but you will never forget its presence once you make contact.

— H.L. Stephens

I hope I’m saving lives. There are very few people in their careers that have the opportunity to do something to benefit mankind.

— Stephanie Kwolek

A man, who does not commit an evil act either, has no opportunity or the stomach.

— M.F. Moonzajer

An infinitely unpleasant fraction of a second is a small price to pay for the opportunity to stride across eternity.

— R. Curtis Venture, Steal from the Devil

You will breathe throughout your life, every moment of it, but an opportunity like this comes once in a lifetime, and not even to everyone. Go for it!

— K. Hari Kumar, A Game of Gods

Each minute wasted with a shark is a missed opportunity to enjoy being with a Dolphin

— Miguel Reynolds Brandao

Joblessness is an opportunity to fulfill purpose

— Sunday Adelaja

Every threat to the status quo is an opportunity in disguise.

— Jay Samit

One has various things in the back of one’s mind. Occasionally an opportunity presents itself to bring one forward. Most of these opportunities come to nothing. Once in a very great while one — or two — do come to something.

— Robin McKinley, Pegasus

Failure is an opportunity to learn again

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

…I learned that God was an equal opportunity employer—that it was possible to experience the divine anywhere you were, anywhere you could see the sun and moon rise or set, or burn through the fog.

— Anne Lamott, Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith

Possible is more a matter of attitude, A matter of decision, to choose Among the impossible possibilities, When one sound opportunity Becomes a possible solution.

— Dejan Stojanovic

There should always be an end game, or else all you are doing is practicing for an opportunity for which you have no idea of what it is or what it will even look like.

— Carlos Wallace, The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Train Your Mind to Enjoy Serenity

If you stay ready, there’s no need to get ready when an opportunity presents itself.

— Maxine Phillips

President Mandela was never scared to admit his own mistakes and then almost jump at the opportunity of apologising and then to move on.

— Zelda la Grange, Good Morning, Mr Mandela

For me, having the opportunity to go to college was very important. To miss out on an education is a loss.

— Tyler Hamilton

I must refine my training every day to give myself the best opportunity to achieve my dreams during the Olympic Games in Rio.

— Ashton Eaton

Planning is good for a decent survival, but an attitude to identify opportunity and act impromptu defines disproportionate success or spells immense happiness.

— Sandeep Sahajpal

Scarlet watched a leaf fall to the ground, lying dead amoung the other leaves on the forest floor. “A brief life seems pointless.”Tristan thought for a moment. “Isn’t that what life is, though? A brief opportunity to exist? A short gift?

— Chelsea Fine, Anew

If you have to choose between the two hopeless situations, choose the one which gives you at least an opportunity to fight!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

With the success of a show, you get an opportunity to call attention to things that you believe in.

— Bradley Whitford

After the launch phase, your product is old news. Take advantage of the opportunity to generate interest when your product is new.

— Brian Lawley, Optimal Product Process

When you blame, you open up a world of excuses, because as long as you’re looking outside, you miss the opportunity to look inside, and you continue to suffer.

— Donna Quesada, Buddha in the Classroom: Zen Wisdom to Inspire Teachers

Without failing at one thing, there won’t be an opportunity to try again, learn and grow. Life isn’t static but dynamic. Learn to embrace whatever situation you may face and strive to overcome. Believe in yourself, knowing your best is yet to come.

— Kemi Sogunle

sometimes in your works, give people the opportunity to express their ignorance; then you prove the wrong with your works.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Any fighter knows that regret that doesn’t inform your future is wasted emotion. If you lose and dwell on the missed opportunity rather than the chances to come, you’re finished.

— Craig Lancaster, The Fallow Season of Hugo Hunter

If the regular pay was important to him, the opportunity to learn was of even greater long-range significance.

— Mike Royko, Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago

We never have as great an opportunity to show self-comfort as when others around us aren’t. Hint: Don’t be a jerk because someone else is. Praise the behaviors in others that you most want to flourish.

— Kare Anderson, Mutuality Matters How You Can Create More Opportunity, Adventure & Friendship With Others

When you lose your freedom, you lose, first and foremost, the opportunity to choose the company you keep.

— Masha Gessen, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot

Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.

— Viscount Samuel

All of us, wherever we happen to stand on the marriage equality issue, can agree that all our children deserve the opportunity to live in a loving, caring, committed, and stable home, protected equally under the law.

— Martin O’Malley

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.

— Sofia Kovalevskaya

I don’t regret or fear my problems and roadblocks. They have made me brave and given me the opportunity to overcome them.

— Debasish Mridha

The circumstances surrounding your birth are not as important as the opportunity to live life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

We all know that change is inevitable. It provides us with a challenge and an opportunity to grow and improve and to attract new members with new ideas.

— Ron D. Burton

As history of any kind will tell us, when human beings get an opportunity to express their individual selves, a few selves will go completely over the top.

— Doug Glanville, The Game from Where I Stand: A Ballplayer’s Inside View

Remain humble in your journey as an author and your audience will embrace you. Remain grateful for every publicity opportunity that comes your way, and the media will embrace you.

— Linda F. Radke

We tend to perseverate on the fact that as far as we might have fallen, there’s always another bottom underneath the one we’re laying on. Yet, for every bottom underneath us, there’s always endless opportunity above us.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Sometimes by failing we find a better opportunity to win.

— Debasish Mridha

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.

— Samuel Johnson

Money can merely buy/acquire/get you what is already available. Without it one has an unlimited opportunity to innovate and create anything

— Nikhil Sharda, Sans Destination

The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.

— Jonas Salk

As young one we learned life is a opportunity and when we grow older we learned something more precious death is a gift

— Dondy Subingsubing

A complaint is a unique opportunity to strengthen the relationship with the client.

— Kevin Kelly, DO! The Pursuit of Xceptional Execution

When they explore opportunity cost of black blood I hear ancient corridors survived on the neck of ancient souls Satellite empires, the oversight dark forces

— Omondi Ochuka

Stand in Your Power: When a woman stands in her power and speaks her truth from the heart, it brings balance into the Universe and the opportunity to connect fully with Divine source

— Teresa Proctor, The Radiant Key to Understanding, Healing with Mary Magdalene Book One: Kenosis for Connection

I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.

— Gillian Anderson

I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone.

— Amy Sedaris, I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence

Times of transition are strenuous, but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional about new habits. We can make our new normal any way we want.

— Kristin Armstrong

Religious ceremonial nowadays provides less opportunity for bad language and sexual symbolism.

— Aubrey de Sélincourt

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door and open it, stop waiting around for someone to give it to you

— Tilica Haridat

There is something remarkable about each one of us. Seize the opportunity to look within and rediscover yourself.

— Roopleen

Every occasion is an opportunity to glorify God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Always see the opportunity brought along with every problem you face

— Sunday Adelaja

Don’t ruin a good opportunity fixating on a bad one.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Every setback is an opportunity to grow.

— Kevin J. Donaldson

It’s hard to tell what an entire series is going to be based on the first few episodes, or even on the first season. And it’s sad because you see great casts and good ideas that don’t get that opportunity to grow and show what it could turn into.

— Kaley Cuoco

I don’t like it, but my hands are tied. I just want you to know this: if I ever get the chance to betray you, I will. If the opportunity arises to pay you back, I’ll take it. You’ll never be able to trust me.

— Darren Shan, A Living Nightmare

It’s better to get smart than to get mad. I try not to get so insulted that I will not take advantage of an opportunity to persuade people to change their minds.

— John H. Johnson

The future when it comes, is just like the present. The present is all you have and the opportunity of the present is worth more than the success of the past or the promise of the future.

— William J. Reilly, Ph.D.

When a course of action is forced upon you it’s best to accept it with grace and milk it for whatever you can get, right up to the moment the first opportunity to weasel out of the deal presents itself.

— Mark Lawrence, Prince of Fools

Each day is an opportunity to build the defenses of peace in the minds of people.

— Widad Akreyi

Don’t neglect any tiny opportunity that comes your way. They will lead you to greater opportunities you have been expecting to win.

— Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another.

— Victoria Addino

There are always periodic opportunities to give up, while every single moment is an opportunity to persevere.

— Dean F. Wilson

The smart business person sees an opportunity to generate referrals by collaborating with their competitors.

— Timothy M. Houston, Leads To Referrals

If they lacked the opportunity, the strength of their sprit would have been sapped; if they had lacked ability, the opportunity would have been wasted.

— Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

Use your knowledge and physical strength. You have the opportunity today, start living for Him

— Sunday Adelaja

The biggest enemies we have to overcome on the road to success are not lack of ability and lack of opportunity but fears of failure and rejection and the doubts that they trigger.

— Brian Tracy, Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Unleash your potential. Seek the opportunity to make a difference. Success is attainable. You just have to reach out and grab it.

— Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Sweet Destiny

To have an eye for opportunity is to be a Data Scientist.

— Damian Mingle

Elevation Book Publishing drives each book to their highest peak and afford authors the opportunity to rise to their full potential. We create thriving partnerships.

— Rhonda Wilson

Your big opportunity may be right where you are.

— Napoleon Hill

Today is not just another ordinary day. It is an opportunity to do, or say, something that just might inspire someone to greater becoming…especially a wayward youth.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

If you know what you want to do, you have the opportunity to become who you want.

— Keely Barton

Nick almost breaks a full smile when the men around him laugh aloud. “I don’t kiss on the cheek.” He said smoothly giving her the opportunity to end it there, but instead, she drags the bride over to him and asks again.

— Jennifer Loren, The Devil’s Eyes

Teachers should not fear going off plan if a better learning opportunity presents itself. Plans are plans, but children are living, breathing, creative people, who deserve to have their questions answered and original ideas explored.

— Adele Devine, Literacy for Visual Learners: Teaching Children with Learning Differences to Read, Write, Communicate and Create

Most people miss an opportunity because they fear to knock on the door.

— Debasish Mridha

It’s not a good idea to cut back indiscriminately on what you read. The reason is that reading can save you time, because it gives you the opportunity to learn from other people’s experience.

— Kathryn Alesandrini, Survive Information Overload: The 7 Best Ways to Manage Your Workload by Seeing the Big Picture

There’s no such thing as a mistake, really. It’s just an opportunity to do something else.

— Ralph Steadman

This was exactly what I experienced in space: immense gratitude for the opportunity to see Earth from this vantage, and for the gift of the planet we’ve been given.

— Ron Garan, The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles

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.

— Walter Chrysler

You can always tell folks from nonfolks. Folks like to feel good, like to smile for the camera when there’s a big photo opportunity for a really good cause.

— Russell Baker

See any detour as an opportunity to experience new things.

— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Each day brings a fresh opportunity for you to set the standard of how dedicated and committed you are to your needs, wants, goals, and relationships.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

The ideal project does not exist, each time there is the opportunity to realize an approximation.

— Paulo Mendes Da Rocha

How would your life be different if…You didn’t allow yourself to be defined by your past? Let today be the day…You stop letting your history interfere with your destiny and awaken to the opportunity to release your greatest self.

— Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

I should have told you long ago how much I love you, but those fleeting moments of opportunity passed all too quickly. Before I knew it, you had gone to your eternity. Nevertheless, I want to tell you now that I love you . . . still!

— Terry L. Mills, The Escort: Walking to Eternity with My Brother

Saturday mornings, I’ve learned, are a great opportunity for kids to sneak into your bed, fall back asleep, and kick you in the face.

— Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

I embrace every day as an opportunity to live fully and with total heart!

— Amy Leigh Mercree, Joyful Living: 101 Ways to Transform Your Spirit and Revitalize Your Life

If you dont accept your reality you will not have the opportunity to succeed in life

— B. Jata

I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.

— Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

Everyone who’s been in space would, I’m sure, welcome the opportunity for a return to the exhilarating experiences there.

— Buzz Aldrin

The opportunity to declare a truth may come when we least expect it. Let us be prepared.

— Thomas S. Monson

Being in the pop group Eternal gave me the most wonderful opportunity to travel the world, and I have visited some spectacular countries.

— Louise Nurding

Time is an opportunity with every providence of God to reveal His Will.


Bad luck is when opportunity is in parallel lines with your preparation and action.

— Nabil Basma

The opportunity that God sends does not wake up him who is asleep.

— Senegalese proverb

Through adversity, not only are we given an opportunity to discover our inner strength, we are also given the gift of foresight so we can shine a light for others who go through the experience after us.

— Rachael Bermingham

We all have an opportunity and responsibility to create a legacy. A legacy which is resilient, sustainable and authentic.” – Jim Cookson, Doctoral Student, Ashridge Business School, UK, August 2014

— Jim Cookson

Grasp the opportunity to make each day exceptional.

— Steven Redhead, Life Is Simply A Game

I’ve always wanted to design a Mustang. I just never really had the opportunity in my career because the timing was never right.

— Henrik Fisker

The opportunity cost of an unlived dream is not only that dream, but also the dreams the dream was meant to inspire.

— Ryan Lilly

I didn’t have a regular school experience and wanted a more abstract way of learning. I started exploring in lots of different creative ways. It gave me the opportunity to travel and play music, so it was good for me.

— Brie Larson

It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations.

— James F. Byrnes

I don’t regret my past but I regret not doing enough to achieve my goals today. Today is the only opportunity to make tomorrow a success.

— Oscar Bimpong

From those to whom privilege and opportunity are given, we have the right to expect much.

— John Vasconcellos

I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society – and well worth fighting for.

— Helen Suzman

I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. Everyone has bad breaks but everyone also has opportunities. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.

— Samuel Goldwyn

Judging people based on what others say about them won’t give us the opportunity to know them better.

— hanesa

Where God gives opportunity for preaching it is more than likely that he has some people to convert. Usually the Word of God takes root among some, though often in but a few.

— Thomas Goodwin, What Happens When I Pray

Life is a glorious opportunity if it is used to condition us for eternity.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

ACN is given a Part time opportunity to all to invest money in various products and generate money from it. This is a platform for generating money by the legal terms and a help center for the people.

— Wealth Mentoring

Sometimes failure isn’t an opportunity in disguise, it’s just you.

— Douglas Coupland

Every relationship for a Christian is an opportunity to love another person like God has loved us.

— Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye

…True classical dropouts in society are those who avoid difficult challenges and cling to the first opportunity that comes their way. They never test their talents. These latent talents will only help to produce the next cycle of dropouts…

— Janvier Chouteu-Chando, The Usurper: And Other Stories

All resources in your possession is an opportunity for service.

— Sunday Adelaja

When the world is in the midst of change, when adversity and opportunity are almost indistinguishable, this is the time for visionary leadership and when leaders need to look beyond the survival needs of those they’re serving.

— Chip Conley

There is no shame in being illiterate. One need only feel ashamed when one denies the opportunity to learn.

— Virginia Aird, Captive Angel

To be given the opportunity to help shape new artists’ careers and mentor them to see their dreams come to fruition is a task I welcome with open arms.

— Christina Aguilera

A poor man knows the true value of money and will not dare waste it, but a rich man is extravagant and always looking for an opportunity to empty his pockets.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Life is an opportunity to be who you truly are.

— Debasish Mridha

An opportunity leading to your blessing can totally change your life

— Sunday Adelaja

Every interaction in the marketplace produces some kind of evaluation or appraisal opportunity that can be conveyed to others by the person on the receiving end of the interaction.

— Jim Blasingame, The Age of the Customer: Prepare for the Moment of Relevance

That was the one thing she knew now. Some chances came and went, and if you missed them, you could spend the rest of your life standing alone, waiting for an opportunity that had already passed you by.

— Kristin Hannah, Angel Falls

The door of opportunity is always open, but nobody bothers to push the door open. They just get tired out by knocking and then they leave.

— Debasish Mridha

With increased self-awareness comes focus… We become selective. We refrain from jumping to grab every opportunity that comes on our way…

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

The act of prayer present an opportunity to communicate and connect to the Supreme being, God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Each needs an opportunity to love and experience Love.Yeshua: One Hundred Meaningful Messages for Messengers

— Janet G. Nestor

As soon as you open your mind to doing things differently, the doors of opportunity practically fly off their hinges.

— Jay Abraham, The Sticking Point Solution: 9 Ways to Move Your Business from Stagnation to Stunning Growth InTough Economic Times

A problem is an opportunity to see your life through another window.

— Debasish Mridha

What online dating did was offer me the opportunity to go out with a bunch of different people from different industries I really didn’t want to limit myself with people who are in the entertainment industry.

— Essence Atkins

Every difficulty is an opportunity for personal growth.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The mindset, vision, competency, capability, culture and marketing opportunity are all great starting point for business model innovation.

— Pearl Zhu, Unpuzzling Innovation: Mastering Innovation Management in a Structural Way

For 25 years, it has been my privilege to represent the city of San Francisco and the great state of California; to work to strengthen our vibrant middle class; to secure opportunity and equality.

— Nancy Pelosi

Being born-again Christian gives God the opportunity to gradually change your heart, mind, and thoughts

— Sunday Adelaja

Your professional experience can strengthen your resume, increase your earning potential, prove dependability, instill trust, and open new doors of opportunity which would remain closed otherwise.

— Susan C. Young

Consulting offered me an opportunity to see a lot of different businesses in different regions of the world, to see how textiles were being affected by foreign competition, how technology was changing.

— Mitt Romney

I bought new strings of colored lights. This served as a profession of faith in the future. I take the opportunity for such professions where and when I can invent them, since I do not yet actually feel this faith in the future.

— Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking

Wake … wake up … stand up, opportunity does not wait for the lazy

— Mohammed Sekouty

Taking the path with the least resistance does NOT mean take any opportunity that comes to you. Some opportunities are traps!

— TemitOpe Ibrahim

Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all.

— Julia Gillard

It is not very often that an opportunity comes knocking. But when it does, you better be bathed and dressed and ready to answer its call.

— Jyoti Arora, Dream’s Sake

The 1957 crisis in Little Rock, brought about by the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, was a huge part of the march toward freedom and opportunity in America.

— Vic Snyder

When dark situations arise, it is opportunity for you to reveal the leader in you. Rise and deal with them.

— Israelmore Ayivor

I feel that losing both my legs was a blessing. It was meant to happen to me: I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to touch so many lives in such a positive way.

— Amy Purdy

Every day we wake up, we have an opportunity to do some good, but there’s so much bad that you have to navigate to get to the good.

— Chesley Sullenberger

When you make a commitment to live a life of bliss, everyday is an opportunity to live the dream awake.

— Tia Walker

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

One makes one’s own luck, but you have to give the universe the opportunity to help you.

— Amish Tripathi, The Oath of the Vayuputras

I just follow God’s lead. One step, one day and one opportunity at a time. The hardest part is not becoming distracted.

— Carlos Wallace, The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Train Your Mind to Enjoy Serenity

Your career will include thousands of opportunities to transform yourself. Many will disrupt all that you have built. Each is an opportunity to choose to be vulnerable, to let go, to be reborn.

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

Divine open doors are not for the arrogant, adulterers and wasters, they are only meant for the humble that will be wise with the opportunity and blessing that comes from them.

— Bamigboye Olurotimi

I look at the human life like an experiment. Every new moment, every new experience, tragic or otherwise, is an opportunity to gain a more accurate perspective and helps lead me to clarity.

— Steve Gleason

The opportunity to do what is right is available at all times.

— Jim George

Ordinary people can do extra ordinary things when they create opportunity towards their passion

— Sivaprakash Sidhu

You can’t make someonedo something just becauseyou want them to.What you do have, however, is the opportunity toinfluence their choices.

— Domonique Bertolucci, The Happiness Code: Ten Keys to Being the Best You Can Be

I must break out……start a new life…been here for years…might be getting into a rut…something a bit more exciting…more adventurous…something with more of a challenge…There’s not much opportunity for self-advancement in toilets…

— Raymond Briggs, Gentleman Jim

Each day is a new opportunity to make ourselves better. Don’t wait for things to change, become the change.

— Karen S. Shelton

Social work is an opportunity for huge hearts they remember to do small things.

— Kishore Bansal

Every complaint is just another opportunity to learn about the person better. Get curious, not angry!

— Harrish Sairaman

She finally said: ‘I want to provide you with the opportunity to be free to make a choice of belonging with someone, but never to someone else’.

— Margaret Graham

When two men are together, one of them may see some opportunity which the other has not caught sight of; if a man is alone he is less full of resource, and his wit is weaker.

— Homer

Life is an opportunity to love.

— Debasish Mridha

Journalism allows it’s readers to witness history. Fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.

— John Hersey

Erotic role-play is a powerful sexual outlet which can orgasmically release us from the shackles of convention and normality to express a side of ourselves we otherwise would not have opportunity to convey.

— Miya Yamanouchi, Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

The way it works in our family is, it’s the family business. Much like in the Mafia. Every child is given the opportunity to act at a young age and to learn what it’s like to be in the business.

— Jordan Bridges

Never miss an opportunity to show your love, especially to those close to you, because we are always at our most cautious with them for fear of being hurt.

— Paulo Coelho, Manuscript Found in Accra

The single biggest advantage of being completely surrounded is that it gives you the opportunity to attack the enemy in any direction you choose.

— James A. Owen, The First Dragon

Fifth and finally, do nothing impulsively. Give God an opportunity to speak. Until He does, stall for time and concentrate on the first four approaches.

— James C. Dobson

A salary does not make a person rich, but only gives him the opportunity to take care of hisneeds. It is not a means of becoming wealthy. It is a means of fulfilling our potential.

— Sunday Adelaja

School plays were invented partly to give parents and easy opportunity to demonstrate their priorities.

— Calvin Trillin, About Alice

Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that’s it. You’re going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that’s deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.

— Andrew Shue

When somebody criticise you, be happy and thankful because they have given you an opportunity to think about the matter more precisely and more detailed!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

I believe God did intend, in giving us intelligence, to give us the opportunity to investigate and appreciate the wonders of His creation. He is not threatened by our scientific adventures.

— Francis Collins

Life is filled with timeless opportunities. You need to seize every opportunity and make it great.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

All around the world, we send our top talent into finance, technology, medicine and law – everywhere but towards expanding opportunity for our most marginalized children.

— Wendy Kopp

If “IT” doesn’t break you, you have the opportunity to overtake “IT”!

— Sanjo Jendayi

I can say opportunity is the time, if you have it, you can get anything

— Abdulsalam Unshur

The power of intention can open the door of opportunity and transform a valley of trouble into a triumph of joy.

— Debasish Mridha

Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.

— Bernard Branson

Never miss an opportunity of noticing anything of beauty …

— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature and Walking

Not everyone can be successful selling fashion at $25, 000 for a wedding outfit. Certain designers are able to do that. And there is only a certain amount of consumers who can do that. The real opportunity is in that $25 garment.

— Imran Amed

Life is a gift and every day is an opportunity to share your gift with others. Don’t be grateful, be fabulously grateful

— Val Uchendu

Put in the time, learn something new, challenge your perception and know that a setback is an opportunity in hindsight

— Val Uchendu

Do you see a problem in every opportunity or an opportunity in every problem?

— Orrin Woodward

Aunts offer kids an opportunity to try out ideas that don’t chime with their parents and they also demonstrate that people can get on, love each other and live together without necessarily being carbon copies.

— Sara Sheridan

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

I will be merciful, and I will believe in people. If I am to err, I will err on the side of mercy. I will give people the benefit of the doubt. I will bend, but not break, in order to give people the opportunity to grow and develop.

— David K. Bernard, Growing a Church: Seven Apostolic Principles

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

— Mike Singletary

When you pray and hope for a change. Don’t expect a change to come. Expect the opportunity for a change to come.

— Jonathan Anthony Burkett, Neglected But Undefeated: The Life Of A Boy Who Never Knew A Mother’s Love

Sports gives us the grandest opportunity of all to talk about reaching down and helping up or getting on somebody else’s shoulders.

— Jerry Jones

It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people.

— Joe Baca

By being beautiful and kind you are given favored status and opportunity in life.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

If you have the right to influence the laws that are made in your community, why not take the opportunity to do something good?

— Victoria Stoklasa, Sign It Into Law: How to Put Your Petition on the Ballot

Sometimes one needs to stay alone, a bit of loneliness gives you the opportunity to knock on the door to your brain, and it opens with a sudden bright idea. But those who never stay alone don’t even know what’s inside their brains.

— Elijah Onyenmeriogu

Half of Syria’s refugees are children, and we know what can happen to children who grow to adulthood without hope or opportunity in refugee camps. The camps become fertile recruiting grounds for violent extremists.

— Samantha Power

But we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We can tell ourselves we will never forget and we likely won’t. But we need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first place.

— Dan Rather

When your words enter the material world in the form of ink or on screen, you are immediately afforded the opportunity to judge their worth.

— Chris Matakas, #Human: Learning To Live In Modern Times

But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.

— Ibrahim Babangida

Imagine being with the apostles and having the opportunity of seeing Jesus being taken up into heaven. Imagine if you had been there to witness to the ascension of Christ. For sure it must have been an awesome experience!

— George Calleja, The Light

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

A grieving son was given the opportunity to write parting words on a card at his mother’s funeral. He quoted the verse, “And morning came and Jesus was standing on the shore.

— Megan McKenna, And Morning Came: Scriptures of the Resurrection

Growing up in India, I knew all I needed to change the world was one good opportunity, and I prepared myself for it. When that opportunity came – in the form of the chance to earn an engineering degree – I was ready.

— Naveen Jain

When you set your mind to achieve something, you must allow yourself the opportunity to get it done.

— Tasha Hoggatt, What Makes You Great?

I like the opportunity to travel the world and work in close company with other people.

— Marc Garneau

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

— Albert Einstein

Growing up around Amish farmland, I enjoyed the opportunity to witness firsthand their love of family, of the domestic arts – sewing, quilting, cooking, baking – as well as seeing them live out their tradition of faith in such a unique way.

— Beverly Lewis

My grandfather says that’s what books are for, ” Ashoke said, using the opportunity to open the volume in his hands. “To travel without moving an inch.

— Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake

All that men really understand is confined to a very small compass to their daily affairs and experience to what they have an opportunity to know and motives to study or practise. The rest is affectation and imposture.

— William Hazlitt

A man should never miss an opportunity to keep his mouth shut.

— David Eddings, The Treasured One

The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.

— William Ellery Channing

Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.

— Julie Andrews Edwards

Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.

— Thérèse de Lisieux

Art is the greatest opportunity to admire the human mind!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

I am thankful to Nichia Chemical Corporation and its founder Nobu Ogawa, who gave me the research opportunity to create a blue LED.

— Shuji Nakamura

Life is a land of opportunity to love, live, and enjoy beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people: equality and opportunity for all. Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation, these were an ideal.

— Leonard Boswell

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.

— Stephen Jay Gould

There was always an opportunity in crisis, however desperate things seemed.

— Gemma Malley, The Legacy

By focusing on possibilities, you can see more than a potential light at the end of the tunnel. The light doesn’t have to be at the end of the tunnel; it can illuminate an opportunity wherever you are.

— John B. Arden, Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life

Every challenge that comes your way is an opportunity for you to do something remarkable.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

You will rise above all limitations once you begin to live life with the right attitude. People who fail and fall are the people who see difficulties in every opportunity and call it “impossibility”. Rise up!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

We should all have the opportunity to at least get a basic education and feel that you are worthy of something in life.

— Jesse Williams

The door of opportunity is always open, but you have to find the door to enter.

— Debasish Mridha

The labour movement had the best opportunity in 50 years to transform not merely an industrial situation and win an important battle for workers in struggle, but an opportunity to change the government of the day.

— Arthur Scargill

My friends, we should consider ourselves fortunate, not because we are any greater or lesser because we face adversity, rather we simply rejoice in the opportunity to face it.

— Michael Joling

Your competitor sees innovation as an opportunity not an inconvenience

— Colin Myles, How to Avoid Business Failure: 7 Steps

I’m an American. We’ve translated democracy and brotherhood and equality into enterprise and opportunity and success – and that’s getting Americanised.

— Susan Glaspell

There’s a small window of opportunity to apologize sometimes after you’ve terribly wronged someone. It closes. Sometimes forever, but it never opens wide enough again for a good breeze.

— Darnell Lamont Walker

How soon will we accept this opportunity to be fully alive before we die? (88)

— Stephen Levine, A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last

Challenges bring opportunity for growth.

— Theresa Larsen, Cutting the Soul: A journey into the mental illness of a teenager through the eyes of his mother

If love is what we are, then every human interaction is an opportunity to express ourselves.

— Dragos Bratasanu, Ph.D., Sleepers: A Little Book on How to Find Hope, Meaning and the Courage to Fall in Love with Your Dreams

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

— Charles M. Schulz

Life is a continue learning process.Each day presents an opportunity for learning.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

America’s freedom of religion, and freedom from religion, offers every wisdom tradition an opportunity to address our soul-deep needs: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, secular humanism, agnosticism and atheism among others.

— Parker Palmer

In your journey of life, stick to relevance, don’t stay stuck! Keep improving yourself until your opportunity comes.

— Bidemi Mark-Mordi

Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be… well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I’ve known for years are all in the industry together.

— Jon Secada

I think the years I have spent in prison have been the most formative and important in my life because of the discipline the sensations but chiefly the opportunity to think clearly to try to understand things.

— Jawaharlal Nehru

If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love’s reach.

— Margaret Cho

Now I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this opportunity of doing my duty.

— Horatio Nelson

Life is not a problem to be solved. It is an opportunity to love and unfold the beauty of life.

— Debasish Mridha

If you want the windows of opportunity be opened for you, Do not neglect to create a goal.

— Dariush Youkhaneh

He was supposed to be the first man to tell her that she was beautiful and help her determine who she was before anyone had the opportunity to label her. She was supposed to be his “little girl”.

— Anais Torres, The Reaper’s Daughter

Learning how to interact with customers is something that anyone starting any business must master. It’s an amazing opportunity to be able to learn the ropes at an established company and then employ your expertise at your own company.

— Marc Benioff

Today is the most important day to start a new beginning. It will open the door of opportunity and reveal the holding.

— Debasish Mridha

Every opportunity worth pursuing comes with a price tag. Either sweat or sacrifice. Sometimes both.

— Nicole Deese, The Promise of Rayne

If I’ve learned anything through all of this, it’s that each and every day is a canvas waiting to be painted – an opportunity for love, for fun, for living, for learning.

— Craig Sager

When a man is at his weakest is where he will find the greatest opportunity to become his strongest.

— Calvin W. Allison, Growing in the Presence of God

What the proponents of prostitution conveniently ignore is that lack of opportunity is lack of choice.

— Rachel Moran, Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution

When things do not go your way, remember that every challenge — every adversity — contains within it the seeds of opportunity and growth.

— Roy T. Bennett

Every decent man in America ought to swoon with joy for the opportunity to crush with his heel the woolly head of this black lizard, to keep him from scuttling on his belly farther over the earth and spitting forth his venom of death!

— Richard Wright, Native Son

Every opportunity has challenges and when you overcome it, it turns to rewards.

— Nazim Ambalath

who gets the rare opportunity of spotting a treasure of memories lying among masses, stepping back to stroke it with a secret smile as your mind wanders back to those sleepless yet ecstatic nights you had spent together?only…………a book lover.

— Nadun Lokuliyanage

Don’t be so defensive and afraid to be proven wrong that you miss the opportunity to learn from your mistakes.

— Karen E. Quinones Miller

Jiu Jitsu gives each of us something that no other sport can. We have the opportunity to become truly great regardless of what circumstance fate has handed us. We have complete freedom and responsibility to achieve whatever level of mastery we wish.

— Chris Matakas, My Mastery: Continued Education Through Jiu Jitsu

For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to ‘mince about’ was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of!

— Dwayne Johnson

If you are playing on a turning wicket, toss plays an important role. The team that wins the toss gets an opportunity to play on the fresh wicket. You should always prepare the wicket as per team’s strength. But a rank turner might backfire.

— Kapil Dev

Each day is God’s gift of a fresh unspoiled opportunity to live according to His priorities.

— Elizabeth George, A Woman After God’s Own Heart

Do not wait for an opportunity to be all that you want to be.

— Wallace D. Wattles

Simply thinking creatively is not the same as being innovative, and only those who risk breaking out of their comfort zone by putting thought into action will discover the profusion of opportunity that exists.

— Michael Lum

It’s opportunity. It’s opportunity, not a check from government – it’s opportunity that has always driven America and defined us as Americans.

— Mitt Romney

Allowing yourself to be a conduit for opportunity requires a brand new outlook on life. Lady fortune cannot enter a locked door, you know. And contrary to that well known saying, she has rarely been known to knock

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

This is a problem, how can we have a body of knowledge and understanding and resist the temptation to misread the interest of the people because we’re looking for an opportunity to unload this great load of gold that we have stored up?

— Myles Horton, We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change

Learn to struggle in all four seasons, for opportunity has no date or an exact time to find, you will only get what you need by trying everthing you know, without fear or shame.

— Auliq Ice

An intricate string made up of infinite knots and curls. Taking a step back, it really did seem so fragile. As if the smallest breeze of opportunity would cause it to snap. It held strong though, fastened to me and you as a line of steel.

— Hubert Martin

We must look for the opportunity in every difficulty instead of being paralyzed at the thought of the difficulty in every opportunity.

— Walter E. Cole

One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible and not by having the least possible opportunity to do so.

— Franz Kafka

I will take all the action there is, and even if I fail and fail and fail and fail and fail, I know like I know, that the door to this opportunity will one day get weakened by the forces of my attempts, and breaks wide open for me to get in.

— Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA

Never see adversity as a disability, rather see it as a specia-ability. As an opportunity to believe, an opportunity to accomplish

— karan godara

Our home tells a story about us, so we may as well take the opportunity to make it a stylish one.

— Deborah Needleman, The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well

To become reconciled to a friend with whom you have broken, is a form of weakness; and you pay the penalty of it when he takes the first opportunity of doing precisely the very thing which brought about the breach.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

Whenever the opportunity exist, we must give our very best.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Nervousness kill us… because we think we have only one opportunity that is in the Present and we don’t think about the future! We loose our balance.

— Vikram Roy

Every failure is an opportunity for your personal growth.

— Sivaprakash Sidhu

When I was growing up, I don’t remember being told that America was created so that everyone could get rich. I remember being told it was about opportunity and the pursuit of happiness. Not happiness itself, but the pursuit.

— Martin Scorsese

I think the reason I choose the comic approach so often is because it’s harder, therefore affording me the opportunity to show off.

— Rita Mae Brown, Alma Mater

Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.

— Roger Von Oech

It’s very exciting… what DeAndre brings to the game is truly special. To have the opportunity to play with a football player like that, that’s what gets a quarterback out of bed in the morning.

— Brock Osweiler

It’s been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.

— Jonah Lomu

Democracy rests upon two pillars: one, the principle that all men are equally entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; and the other, the conviction that such equal opportunity will most advance civilization.

— Louis D. Brandeis

The opportunity to see the future was placed in us by God through dreams and visions.

— Sunday Adelaja

Every day, there is a golden opportunity just waiting to be discovered.

— Tammy L. Kubasko, My Gift to You: The Comfort Zone

The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe.

— Maggie Gallagher

I want to stand on the truth that God has designed us to stand, and that the opportunity to stand is the opportunity to live exuberantly and gloriously.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

They made it to the middle class, my dad working as a bartender and my mother as a cashier and a maid. I didn’t inherit any money from them. But I inherited something far better – the real opportunity to accomplish my dreams.

— Marco Rubio

If someone breaks up, it’s an opportunity to revamp yourself; this time better and stronger than before.

— Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Deep within every crisis is an opportunity for something beautiful.

— Kate McGahan

If you tell somebody something, you’ve forever robbed them of the opportunity to discover it for themselves.

— Curt Gabrielson, Tinkering: Kids Learn by Making Stuff

What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity.

— J. Sidlow Baxter

I’ve learned that sometimes during these lengthy times of waiting on God to show up, we can gain comfort by looking at the bigger picture because history proves that the bigger the suffering, the bigger the opportunity for God to really show off.

— Tracie Miles, Your Life Still Counts: How God Uses Your Past to Create a Beautiful Future

The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics.

— Michael Burgess

Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.

— Lily Tomlin

If boys would think, it would be well to give them less classwork and more opportunity for thought.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Lectures to My Students

When your girlfriend broke your heart, don’t even say a word, just smile because she gives you the opportunity to find someone better than her.

— Werley Nortreus

The time of solitude is actually an opportunity to make time work for you.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

By seizing every opportunity for kindness, forgiveness, healing, and love that crosses my path each day, I hope that my death, although perhaps sad for some, will be gracefully concluded.

— Lisa J. Shultz, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

Never reject the opportunity to take the first step. The first step is the key to obtaining the experience you have longed for.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Loss taught me. It taught me that I won’t have people around me forever. The good I need to do to someone today, I may not have the opportunity to do tomorrow.

— Nana Awere Damoah, Excursions in my Mind

When one door of opportunity closes, another opens; but often we spend most of our time looking at the lost opportunity that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

— Ane Krstevska

Regardless of whether a relationship brings us joy or sorrow, each relationship gives us the opportunity to grow stronger, nobler, and more compassionate with ourselves and others.

— Tamela Rich

The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity – and an obligation – to help them turn this desire into reality.

— Condoleezza Rice

Every moment, every breath, is a new opportunity. An opportunity to let go of the past and to become the person you choose to be.

— John Bruna

You may not believe in chance but it provides us with every opportunity we need.

— Chloe Thurlow, The Secret Life of Girls

If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

— Clay Aiken

When reading you have the opportunity to pause for thought & spark your imagination. It develops intellect. Nothing more threatening to a politician than a well read working class.

— Alan Moore

the crucial thing about an education is the opportunity tat it brings, the doors it opens, because otherwise knowledge, in and of itself, is a blind alley

— David Nicholls, Starter for Ten

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.

— Dave Barry

Often doors of opportunity are opened, but few opt to walk through them.

— Jeffrey Fry

There are hundreds of stories I’ve heard from black women from my generation, generations before me, and the next, that have never been given an opportunity to fulfill their dreams.

— Misty Copeland

Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.

— Michael Johnson

Many a parent, sad to say, has used their child as an opportunity for them, the parent, to do, through their child, something or some of the things that they, the parent, did not do or did not do successfully.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!

— Anna Neagle

Do you know the opportunity you get when you fail? It is starting again – an opportunity to perform better.

— Ogwo David Emenike, The Fortune in Failing: Decoding the Message of Failure

God gives us opportunity to serve him by serving humanity.

— Radhe Maa

Your life is an opportunity to question, discover, and explore.

— Janice Anderson

The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.

— Jane Wyman

I can go to a movie theater and watch a movie I was in with an audience… but with television, the opportunity to meet the fans at Comic Con or any other situation, it’s a chance to enter that circle; it’s that sharing.

— Mark Sheppard

Lack of power and opportunity passes off too often for virtue.

— Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road

To me, the most important thing is to wear something that I love and feel comfortable in, and Christmas is a great opportunity to get one of my old favourites out.

— Amber Le Bon

Opportunity to help others is the opportunity to help yourself in disguise

— Mayur Ramgir, Evolve Like a Butterfly: A Metamorphic Approach to Leadership

And indeed there is little opportunity for the old and poor to sin, except to doubt God’s goodness, and if God cannot understand why we doubt that, then he is not as wise as his priests think, heh heh heh . . .

— Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon

Yes, he’s an equal opportunity asshole, ” Szilard said. “And he’s aware of it, which he thinks means it’s okay.

— John Scalzi, The Ghost Brigades

Stay alert at all times, alert to any opportunity for rest.

— Ulysses Brave, The Wit and Wisdom of Cats and Kittens

Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.

— Daniel J. Boorstin

A wise person is silent and rarely wants to show his wisdom. A fool is always vocal and uses every opportunity to show his foolishness.

— Debasish Mridha

Intimacy and lovemaking—intertwined, meshed, and one becoming the other—are what I strive to achieve each time I am presented with the opportunity to enjoy a lovemaking experience.

— J.F. Kelly, A Woman’s Pleasure

Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work – and realizing what opportunity is and what isn’t.” — Lucille Ball

— Lucille Ball

Taking action provides immediate feedback and an opportunity to review your progress to see if you are on the right track.

— Mensah Oteh

Everyday presents a new opportunity to grow and press forward to your success. Stay the course believing that where you are right now doesn’t matter, as long as you are moving in the right direction.

— Germany Kent

I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities.

— Clay Aiken

Thirty-three-years-old, still creating art. It’s rage, it’s creativity, it’s pain, it’s hurt, but it’s the opportunity to still have my voice get out there through music.

— Kanye West

I got into filmmaking in order to tell very personal stories, and in this day and age, the opportunity seems all the more precious.

— Ira Sachs

Never pass on an opportunity to say thank you or give recognition for a job well done

— Mark W. Boyer

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

— John Dewey

Perfection is an everlasting goal to pursue. It reminds us that we are mortal beings capable of making mistakes. When we correct them, it gives us an opportunity to become better people.

— Ellen J. Barrier

At any moment, you can use your face to open doors of opportunity if it demonstrates interest, enthusiasm, respect, understanding, delight, agreement, and more.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Body Language: 8 Ways to Optimize Non-Verbal Communication for Positive Impact

Giving an opportunity to others is not political act

— Abdulsalam Unshur

I think I’ve had the longest career of strength, focus, and still being able to sell records. I think I’m that guy. I’m still blessed with the opportunity to make music and pass out a message like, ‘Life is good, ‘ to the world.

— Nas

Allowing yourself to be a conduitfor opportunity requires a brand new outlook on life. Lady fortunecannot enter a locked door, you know. And contrary to that wellknownsaying, she has rarely been known to knock

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

We must seize every opportunity we can to speak the truth and proclaim peace. Especially now. There’s so little time for many.

— Francine Rivers, A Voice in the Wind

How to raise sons who respect women:Never give them the opportunity to see you disrespect yourself.

— Alfa H, Abandoned Breaths

There is this sense of David Cameron leading a Government that’s badly out of touch with ordinary people’s lives. I’d absolutely welcome the opportunity to show all political leaders what life is like for most people.

— Frances O’Grady

The umbrella won’t stop the rain, but it will help you to get out during rainfall. As well as confidence is not going to guarantee your success, but it will give you the opportunity to achieve it.

— Eyden I.

Do we believe that there is equal economic opportunity out there in the real world, right now, for each and every one of these groups? If we believed in the tooth fairy, if we believed in the Easter Bunny, we might well believe that.

— William Weld

Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs.

— Ron D. Burton

Something ought to be said for those who see beyond what most cannot, and this most precious opportunity happens the moment when ones personal value begins blossoming its perfect absolute.

— Steven Cuoco, Guided Transformation

The more I learn the less I know but once you learn adversity is opportunity all you do is grow.

— Jeff Valender

A missed opportunity repentance only leaves behind

— Eve Berlin, Desire’s Edge

The gift of life, gives you the greatest opportunity to live and chance to rise above any situation. With hopeful attitude you can overcome any struggle.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

This is what science can do for us, if we let it. If offers us an opportunity to lower our defenses and experience the ways that we are all connected.

— Emily Nagoski, Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life

For opportunity is nothing if you don’t grab it by both hands.

— Sharon Biggs Waller, A Mad, Wicked Folly

Oh that I had the opportunity to rethink so many of my decisions, for the pitfalls into which I have so frequently fallen were often dug with the shovel of those very decisions.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough, Flecks of Gold on a Path of Stone: Simple Truths for Profound Living

Life in itself has no meaning. Life is an opportunity to create meaning.

— Osho, Creativity: Unleashing the Forces Within

Since much of American taxes prior to 1763 went to support the local clergy, one humorist suggested the opportunity to vote on that. If the minister was turned out, he could open a tavern and preach to his customers if he served them liquor.

— Colin G. Calloway, The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America

Big mistakes are an outstanding opportunity to showcase your ability to recover and have grace under pressure.

— Bryant McGill

There’s definitely no hard feelings with WWE. I’m very thankful to them for the opportunity that was given to me.

— Rey Mysterio

Any time an opportunity scares you that much, you should seriously consider saying yes.

— Rob Lowe, Love Life

There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.

— Jim Davis

In my inmost heart I believed that I could succeed where others failed, and now I had the opportunity to test myself.

— Arthur Conan Doyle, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Do you have to regret spending money when you earn money? And when it is time to spend, you should be strong that you got the opportunity to pay off your debt. Income is one’s responsibility and expense is the means to clear off the responsibility.

— Dada Bhagwan

What I like about modelling is that it has given me that opportunity to travel and experience different cultures, work with creative people, and now it’s given me a voice, and with that voice hopefully I can do good things with it.

— Miranda Kerr

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for crisis.

— Seneca

Don’t give yourself the opportunity to regret

— Isabella Poretsis

We’re constantly presented with opportunity, or the opportunity to create opportunity.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Just growing up, my dad always told me the most important point of the game is the extra point. A lot of people take that play off. It’s an opportunity to make something happen, and I’m going to make the most of it.

— Eric Berry

It’s good netiquette to look for every opportunity to compliment others online. NetworkEtiquette.net

— David Chiles, The Principles Of Netiquette

With light field technology, there is a huge opportunity for creativity in photography that hasn’t been available in the past.

— Ren Ng

In Joy, to lose one’s life is to gain it, and Joy never loses an opportunity to be lost in the other.

— Geoffrey Wood

If you live as if you know nothing you offer yourself the opportunity to learn everything.

— Kay Whitley, Out Loud: A collection of spoken word poetry

Time provides all of us with the opportunity to change, alter our belief system, and create new perspectives that challenge a person’s character and teach him or her how to become a happier and wiser person.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

I’ve had a very interesting career. I get to do amazing things and work with amazing people and travel and learn languages – things most people don’t get the opportunity to do.

— Gwyneth Paltrow

New Day…new opportunity to be grateful for what we have, not bitter for what we don’t.

— Charles F. Glassman

I thank Marc Jacobs so much for giving me the opportunity to design a shoe for Louis Vuitton, but the thing that broke my heart most was when they said, ‘You’re finished. The shoe’s finished.’

— Kanye West

Stay open to opportunity — you never know where your next important connection will be made.

— Nicholas Boothman, Convince Them in 90 Seconds or Less: Make Instant Connections That Pay Off in Business and in Life

Someday an opportunity will come. Think about Harry Potter. His life is terrible, but then a letter arrives, he gets on a train, and everything is different for him afterward. Better. Magical.””That’s just a story.””So are we- we’re stories too.

— Matthew Quick, Boy21

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don’t wrap fish in our work.

— Hugh Newell Jacobsen

Anything great will only be appreciated if I am given the opportunity to feel the absence of it, or experience the reversal of it. It is only then that I can even begin to understand its majesty and cherish it in the manner I should have all along.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

One who swims with the tide and not the other side will benefit from the opportunity that flows.

— Stephen Richards, Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free

Everyday there will be an opportunity to Frown or to Smile, to Drown or to Dance, to be Sad or to be Glad. It’s a Choice!


Where procrastination and excuses reign, success is highly missed than delayed. Opportunity they say comes but once. You must therefore be prepared to tap every good opportunity that appears on your way

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

When I have opportunity to walk, I never miss it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Losing your job is an awesome opportunity to look inside yourself and make new discoveries

— Sunday Adelaja

When you experience a failure as a leader, don’t hide it – talk about it. Your missed opportunity will encourage others to take risks.

— Naveen Jain

What is the conservative movement? It’s pretty straightforward. We believe that the way prosperity is created is when people have the freedom and the opportunity to pursue their dreams.

— Marco Rubio

You must always see your loneliness as an opportunity to meet something good unexpected, something new unknown before, something interesting not happened yet!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Your first impressions will often occur within a limited window of opportunity—and if you blow it— the opportunity may be lost forever.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Prayer is a great opportunity to receive grace from God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

There’s always an opportunity to fish for something – even if it’s just for laughs or ideas.

— Fennel Hudson, Traditional Angling – Fennel’s Journal – No. 6

If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.

— Tom Peters

A key to manifestation is that when the doors of opportunity open, you have to walk through them.

— Russell Eric Dobda

Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

— Orison Swett Marden

You suffer the blow, but you capitalize on the opportunity left in its wake.

— Michael J. Fox, Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist

Train your mind to see the opportunity in every adversity.

— Debasish Mridha

Adversity is opportunity inside out.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

This life is the only opportunity we will have to worship God in the midst of trials and tests. Heaven will be perfect.

— James Cooley

If you have the opportunity to do amazing things in your life, I strongly encourage you to invite someone to join you.

— Simon Sinek

I give thanks to my Creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn lessons we could not fully comprehend by any other means.

— Joseph B. Wirthlin

Some things are too precious to forget, such as the lessons of history, and the deeds of unsung heroes, for if we stumble into the habit of forgetting, we lose both the value of life and the opportunity to become a wiser and stronger generation.

— Sara Niles, Torn From the Inside Out

I’ve been blessed in that regard through and through. So I’m just thankful for this opportunity to play the game that I love and share that with the world.

— Stephen Curry

The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things.

— John Boehner

Although I’m seldom aware enough to see it, the greater cost regarding that which I possess was not what I paid for it, but what someone along the way sacrificed so that I might have the opportunity to pay for it.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

He is a young man with a future of power and opportunity and we are young women destined to be either wives and mothers at the very best, or spinster parasites at the worst.

— Philippa Gregory, The Boleyn Inheritance

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.

— Peter Marshall

It is the ultimate opportunity of a lifetime to try to understand the dreams and desires of a blooming flower.

— Debasish Mridha

We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

Take every opportunity to express kindness.

— Debasish Mridha

Until you see fear as an opportunity for growth, you won’t grow beyond your current self.

— Robert Tew

I think the young actor who really wants to act will find a way … to keep at it and seize every opportunity that comes along.

— Sir John Gielgud

Every day is an opportunity to create good memories for yourself and others.

— Mensah Oteh

Every day is a new day. No matter what has happened before, whenever you awake, you have the opportunity to start anew. It is one of the wonderful things about life.

— L.M.Robins

The rare opportunity to exist, no matter how brief, is worth the pain left in the wake of its disappearance.

— Chris Matakas, #Human: Learning To Live In Modern Times

Every day has 1440 minutes. Each minute is an opportunity to be unhappy or to Rejoice, to waste or to Value Life, or to just exist or Make a Difference.


What you think to be a tragedy id God’s opportunity to show Himself faithful.

— Jim George, The Bare Bones Bible Handbook: 10 Minutes to Understanding Each Book of the Bible

Anyaele Sam Chiyson Leadership Law of Successful Results: Renowned leaders strive for victory and outdo their previous successes, they do what it takes to recognize an opportunity and pounce on it rightly to achieve great results.

— Anyaele Sam Chiyson, The Sagacity of Sage

People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.

— David Millar

If you live everyday, with the capacity to stretch yourself past limitation and structure, you will find boundless opportunity is all the places that once scared you.

— Nikki Rowe

The circumstances surrounding your birth is not as important as the opportunity to live life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Every reaction is an opportunity to cultivate a pearl – a beautiful truth that will illuminate the way forwards.

— Pollyanna Darling

Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.

— Eliyahu Goldratt

Everybody must be given the opportunity for self liberation and development.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Cease to think of an impossibility and you will seize an opportunity for productivity. Excellence comes when you leave thoughts of imposibilities behind and live by the focus of faith and hope in the face of difficulty.

— Israelmore Ayivor

I will take all the action there is, and even if I fail and fail and fail and fail and fail, I know like I know, that the door to this opportunity will one day get weakened by the forces of my attempts, and break wide open for me to get in.

— Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA

The most common lie you will ever tell God is your opportunity to do the right thing was taken from you.

— Shannon L. Alder

the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.

— Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Without risk I have no fear, without any fear – what’s the point, because I have no opportunity for success.(Gavin Kaysen)

— Chris Hill

Everyone is running from something. But if we’re lucky, really lucky, fate intervenes and presents an opportunity to conquer our fears. Only then, if triumphant, can a destiny bestowed become a destiny fulfilled.

— Rome Sims

The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.

— Thomas A. Edison

Thos who rule the world get so little opportunity to run about and laugh and play in it.

— Stephen Fry, The Fry Chronicles

A problem is an opportunity viewed from a positive perspective.

— Mensah Oteh

If you have the opportunity to help, then you have the responsibility to do it, do what is right simply because it is the right thing to do

— Jennifer Lawrence

Whenever we have opportunity to serve, we must serve with all our heart.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I am really excited and thankful for opportunity to work with Cotto Promotions, Tidal and Roc Nation.

— Yandel

The Moon always finds an opportunity to turn our attention from the ground beneath our feet to the sky above our head!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Each step of your current journey will take you to new and interesting worlds of opportunity and as every intrepid explorer knows, when one visits strange new lands one must be aware of their customs.

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

loneliness gives you opportunity to look the beauty of out of window

— Arya vidhan

You have to have the power to employ pain, to repent, to be illuminated, you must have the opportunity and even the time.

— Saul Bellow, Herzog

Moments of thinking are your military moments because they are the moments where you take the opportunity to attack and eliminate your problems!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

[Present over perfect is] about rejecting the myth that every day is a new opportunity to prove our worth, and about the truth that our worth is inherent, given by God, not earned by our hustling.

— Shauna Niequist, Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

We live in a democracy. We have this extraordinary opportunity to use our mind and say what we think, speak as we think. Sometimes what we say is objectionable to other people. But that is part of a free society.

— Hal Holbrook

I want to support kids that not a lot of people believe in. Give them an opportunity to do good in school, play sports and get scholarships.

— Tim Tebow

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

— Doris Lessing

I wasn’t good at this dating business. If that’s what we were doing. I wasn’t very good at predating either. I’d say I wasn’t good at postdating, but I hadn’t yet had an opportunity to prove it.

— Cassandra Page, Isla’s Inheritance

Green-tech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century.

— John Doerr

Don’t let the opportunity pass you by. Act! Do something now. Some chances never come again. Seize the moment. Seize the day! Live to the fullest. Live to YOUR fullest potential.

— Akiroq Brost

None of us knows what the next change is going to be what unexpected opportunity is just around the corner waiting to change all the tenor of our lives.

— Kathleen Norris

Life is nothing but an opportunity to love.

— Debasish Mridha

Many if not most slaves would have each readily jumped, and many if not most slaves would each readily jump, at the opportunity to be a master, if such an opportunity presents or had presented itself.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

By portraying war as an opportunity for virtuous acts, the politicians romanticize evil.

— Sheldon Richman

We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.

— Susan L. Taylor

Walking away from bad situations and negative people sets a healthier tone for the rest of your life. It also gives those who do not know any better the opportunity to self-correct.

— Gary Hopkins

I didn’t want to be one of those women who wake up at 63 years old and realize they’ve missed the window of opportunity for marriage and children.

— Alanis Morissette

A disruptor finds opportunity and profit from his misfortunes.

— Jay Samit

Losing your job is an awesome opportunity for new discoveries

— Sunday Adelaja

I first saw you as you crossed the street. It was then that my heart began a brand new beat. As I continued to drive, I felt a deep inside yearn, I immediately looked for an opportunity to make a U-turn.

— Carl Busby Sr, Poems from the Sand II

It’s good to start over. It will be scary but you will see what you’re really made of it’s the best opportunity to achieve what you never thought you could.

— Jennifer Coletta

I simply believe food is too good to throw away – and Christmas leftovers can be a gastronomic opportunity for the well-skilled kitchen forager. With a little imagination, there are a million ways to use up leftovers rather than bin them.

— Tristram Stuart

A focus on regulatory overreach, things that the benefit doesn’t outweigh the cost, is probably the single greatest opportunity we have for having a positive impact on job creation.

— Thom Tillis

That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing.

— Suzanne Farrell

If you believe that that the one opportunity you missed is the last one you’ll ever get, then that is exactly what will happen: no more opportunities ever.

— Stephen Richards, How to Get Everything You Can Imagine: Volume 1: How Mind Power Works

God can cause opportunity to find you. He has unexpected blessings where you suddenly meet the right person, or suddenly your health improves, or suddenly you’re able to pay off your house. That’s God shifting things in your favor.

— Joel Osteen

True education should teach us how to think, how to see the beauty in the midst of ugliness, how to love without judging, how to find opportunity to help, and how to develop a peaceful and nonviolent society.

— Debasish Mridha

When we are unable to change an event that has already been written in the stars, we are always presented the opportunity to surrender to the heart and find a new pathway to peace. Understanding Divine Reason allows us to honor God’s Divine Plan.

— Molly Friedenfeld

So never be embarrassed by mistakes, rather, be thankful for them, because they always present an opportunity for personal growth.

— Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness

God gives absolutely everybody the opportunity to be successful in life.

— Sunday Adelaja

Each child is an adventure into a better life – an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.

— Hubert H. Humphrey

Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation’s progress towards the realization of his dream.

— Adam Schiff

Opportunity to help others is the opportunity to help yourself in disguise.

— Mayur Ramgir

Use the first moments in study. You may miss many an opportunity for quick victory in this way, but the moment the study are in insurance of success. Take your time and be sure.

— Frank Herbert, Dune

When he was younger, he used the slightest opportunity to slip away from people, without his being able to understand very clearly why he did so: a longing to break free and to breathe in the fresh air?

— Patrick Modiano, So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood

The great opportunity belongs to him who can see it, to him who can grasp it. The better part of your chance is right inside of you.

— Orison Swett Marden

The opportunity of a lifetime needs to be seized during the lifetime of the opportunity.

— Leonard Ravenhill

After death, I will lose my opportunity to complain so I will accept everything with love.

— Debasish Mridha

Once you accept your circumstances and decide to take action, you can welcome change. Change is an opportunity to form new habits and become who you are meant to be.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

It’s not about some principled debate as to whether I should focus on what I have, or on what I don’t have. Rather, it’s about being thankful that I have the privilege to enjoy the former, and the opportunity to contemplate the latter.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

If you do not see light at the end of the tunnel, consider it an opportunity to create an opening yourself, wherever you want.

— Ashok Kallarakkal

Sorrow is an opportunity to appreciate happiness.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Here was the opportunity to free herself from all those identical days and nights. pg 30

— Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym

Through every turn in life, through every little twist of fate, there is an opportunity to take a step back, find and reinvent yourself, and come back a bigger, stronger, better you.

— Carlos Salinas, The Little Book of Big Quotes: Volume I

Children touch all of our lives. We all have the opportunity to sow seeds into the next generation, and there’s nothing more important that we can leave on this earth than a legacy of faith, hope, and confidence in our God.

— Victoria Osteen

Overregulation stifles creativity. It smothers innovation. It gives dinosaurs a veto over the future. It wastes the extraordinary opportunity for a democratic creativity that digital technology enables.

— Lawrence Lessig, Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity

I take the opportunity each day offers.

— Andy Goldsworthy

If you have to ask if you’ve done enough, you haven’t. Each day brings with it the opportunity to do more than you did yesterday.

— Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

If you can control your behavior when everything around you is out of control, you can model for your children a valuable lesson in patience and understanding…and snatch an opportunity to shape character.

— Jane Clayson Johnson, I Am a Mother

By limiting or denying freedom of speech and expression, we take away a lot of potential. We take away thoughts and ideas before they even have the opportunity to hatch. We build a world around negatives – you can’t say, think, or do this or that.

— Jill McCorkle

The only sane response to change is to find the opportunity in it.

— Jeff Jarvis

Is it not the disparity of wealth that consumes the willing soul. Rather, the golden keys of opportunity clamor softly with fraught anxiety of things which may never come.

— Joel T. McGrath

I’m thankful to get the opportunity to direct. I hope I don’t mess it up.

— Mark Harmon

Planning gives you the opportunity to identify the tasks that will add the most value to attaining your outcomes.

— Mensah Oteh, The Good Life: Transform your life through one good day

As my family story shows, Latinos have been a blessing for USA for many generations. The future of America depends in part on the success of the Latino community, and this opportunity is just one more signifier of that.

— Julian Castro

People with fewer economic resources have very limited opportunity for joining the global internet economy.

— Arzak Khan

Embrace each challenge in your life as an opportunity for self-transformation.

— Bernie S. Siegel

Personally I had the opportunity to go on several ride alongs with the LA County Sheriff’s Department with some amazing detectives, who were invaluable to me.

— Nancy McKeon

And failure, if you want to know, Dakota, is just another opportunity to try again.

— Kate Jacobs, The Friday Night Knitting Club

Some look at your strength and see an opportunity and some look at your weaknesses and see an opportunity .

— irrfan ishaq

Only a meditator is able to die consciously as life is an opportunity to prepare for death. Meditation is a death, a death of the ego.

— Swami Dhyan Giten

You can create opportunity out of importunity.You can create prosperity out of adversity.U can create something out of nothing

— Ikechukwu Joseph, Repositioning Yourself for Greater Success

Through mastering the means of perception, the promise of who you are in physical form is opened with an increasing opportunity for fulfilment.

— Georgi Y. Johnson, I Am Here: Opening the Windows of Life and Beauty

All good leaders are optimists. They always see opportunity where others see hardship

— Jocelyn Murray, The English Pirate

Every moment in our lives brings the opportunity to love and appreciate this beautiful magical life.

— Debasish Mridha

Every Christian has an opportunity to be successful

— Sunday Adelaja

Besides numerous science courses, I had the opportunity to study philosophy, the history of architecture, economics, and Russian history in courses taught by extraordinarily knowledgeable professors.

— Stanley B. Prusiner

There is an opportunity cost in every action.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

My whole life has been basically trying to find intelligent students or, you know, highly motivated students and giving them an opportunity to do good science.

— James D. Watson

Every moment is an opportunity to become more enlightened, more open and expanded. Continually choose that path and you will be free.

— Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

Each bump or challenge in our intimate connections offers us a perfect opportunity to deepen our level of intimacy, while allowing us to grow and evolve both individually and together.

— Tracie Sage, The Missing Manual to Love, Marriage and Intimacy: A Proactive Path to Happily Ever After

Gift yourself the opportunity to allow for your dreams to chase you down.

— Steven Cuoco

Everything happening to you now is a signal or symbol and has meaning. Your opportunity is to recognize the meaning and utilize it in your life.

— Russell Anthony Gibbs, The Six Principles of Enlightenment and Meaning of Life

The opportunity to decieve others is ever present and often tempting, and each instance of deception casts us onto some of the steepest ethical terrain we ever cross.

— Sam Harris, Lying

The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning – in common with their male counterparts – are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full.

— Tarja Halonen

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

— Mike Singletary

I would say one must just keep working hard and not lose faith. You don’t know when destiny is going to come your way, what opportunity comes your way.

— Sunny Deol

Change is an opportunity to grow. Change is not an adversity to fear.

— Debasish Mridha

Everything we encounter in life is an opportunity to choose God and in turn become more like Him in the process. Quick contentment fixes are corner cutters; when we cut the corner and cut the process, we miss what God wants to do.

— Joshua Stannard, How Good Can It Get

The greater the fear, the greater the opportunity for growth.

— Janice Anderson

Anything we can do in the near future that begins to stimulate the interest of people – seeing somebody down the street have an opportunity to go into space – buoys up the whole neighborhood.

— Buzz Aldrin

Salvation is more than a word, It is His Word. His word became flesh so we have the opportunity to live.

— Tabitha Robin

Without an opportunity, their abilities would have been wasted, and without their abilities, the opportunity would have arisen in vain.

— Niccolò Machiavelli

One of the reasons Elton and I entered into our partnership – the first day it became legal in Britain to do so – is that we felt it was an opportunity to protect ourselves with official recognition of our relationship.

— David Furnish

Approach each new day as a new opportunity to be the person you aspire to be.

— Bill Courtney

Remember death. Even for those who wield great power, life is brief. There is only one way to triumph over death, and that is by making our lives masterpieces. We must seize every opportunity to show kindness and to love fully.

— Dan Brown, Origin

The very success of the internet itself is due to its openness, equality of opportunity and innovation. Platforms like Facebook itself would not have been created if Mr. Mark Zuckerberg was accessing the internet via free basics.

— Arzak Khan

Anything that gives us new knowledge gives us an opportunity to be more rational.

— Herbert Simon

My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor.

— Herbert Hoover

Opportunity always knocks the door with hurdles. It’s up to you either jump the hurdle to grab or owing to hurdle miss the opportunity .

— Akansh Malik

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

— Harry S Truman

Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, no matter what the project.

— Bill Owens

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.

— Francois Mitterrand

There is nothing more important and precious on earth than the opportunity to love and appreciate.

— Debasish Mridha

With every challenge you face, there is an opportunity hidden that will lead you towards the path of wealth and abundance.

— Stephen Richards, Be First: Achieve Every Dream

Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the purpose of our politics is to expand them, for all our people.

— Ed Miliband

The more desperate the situation, the more opportunity for miracle. If you need something from God, you need to be at the right place, the right position and at the right time

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

You must practice the discipline of a champion before you win the actual contest. The appointment and opportunity must then come to confirm what you have already become.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Holding on to the past is like groping in the dark room when you have the opportunity to turn on the light. You only stumble, fall and hurt yourself.

— Wogu Donald

But I’m acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today’s world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers.

— Armistead Maupin

I feel so grateful to discover that each new day brings me the opportunity to watch the sunrise and fall in love with you again.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Our children give us the opportunity to become the parents we always wish we had.

— Nancy Samalin, Love and Anger: The Parental Dilemma

I have always loved clothes, and the opportunity to design my own line could not be missed. It’s a dream job.

— Jasmine Guinness

Many men all their lives for the opportunity to be good in their way.wait all their lives for the

— Frederick Niestzsche

You can be saved without suffering, but you cannot be sanctified without suffering. That doesn’t mean you seek it out, but it does mean you see it for what it is. It’s an opportunity to glorify God.

— Mark Batterson, All In: You Are One Decision Away From a Totally Different Life

Carrying the weight of a conditioned mind leaves little opportunity for the questions you should be asking.

— RJ Clawson

Life and death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken! Take heed, do not squander your life.

— Dōgen

At least as a single woman, I had time to pursue my own interests, read voraciously, and travel when opportunity presented.

— Tasha Alexander, And Only to Deceive

Christians ought to carry written in our hearts the solemn truth of how short is our opportunity to witness for Christ and live for Him.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Whatever situation you are in, you should find an opportunity to renew your strength in the Lord, so that your problems don’t affect your joy, your peace and rest.

— Sunday Adelaja

Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education.

— Bill Frist

Literacy is inseparable from opportunity, and opportunity is inseperable from freedom. The freedom promised by literacy is both freedom from – from ignorance, oppression, poverty – and freedom to – to do new things, to make choices, to learn.

— Koichiro Matsuura

Wherever there are wild animals in the world, there is always an opportunity for caring, compassion and kindness.

— Paul Oxton

Never squander money, opportunity or a good wife. They all tend to end up in the hands of someone who won’t.

— Sotero M Lopez II

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for a kindness.

— Marcus Annaeus Seneca

The difference between a moral person and a person of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, made out of weakness and tries to make amends with their life when they find the opportunity to say they are sorry is lost.

— Shannon L. Alder

When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn’t find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That’s when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business.

— Vera Wang

May all you affirm and believe be given the opportunity to manifest – day by day.

— Eleesha, The Soulful Pathway To Affirmations: Soulfully Affirming Your Life’s True Purpose & Destiny With the Power of Affirmations

If you want to be picked by the opportunity then you have to pick the opportunity first.

— Rajesh Walecha

Inside every adult there’s still a child that lingers. We’re happiness merchants – giving people the opportunity to dream like children.

— Guy Laliberte

Poor people have poor options. Chavez found the Army almost by accident, and had found it a true open of security and opportunity and fellowship and respect.

— Tom Clancy, Clear and Present Danger

The opportunity is often lost by deliberating.

— Publilius Syrus

Every new day is an opportunity to grow your love.

— Debasish Mridha

An empowered organisation is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organisational success.

— Stephen Covey

When you live for many hundreds of years, you know that every opportunity will come again.

— Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass

Equal opportunity is good but special privilege even better.

— Anna Chennault

Until you see fear as an opportunity for growth, you won’t grow beyond your current self.

— Robert Tew

Girl Up gives girls an opportunity and gives them a platform and starting point through which they can take it and run with it and help give girls the opportunity to have the freedom, independence and the ability to get an education.

— Katherine McNamara

Every interaction presents an opportunity for growth, one of the keys to our limitless potential.

— Simon Boylan

Even discomfort or pain delivers awareness of life, and an opportunity for gratitude.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Public education is our greatest pathway to opportunity in America. So we need to invest in and strengthen our public universities today, and for generations to come.

— Michelle Obama

When you lose your path, you get an opportunity to discover a world you have never known! And better worlds are often found this way! Darkness and uncertainty hide presents in itself!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

We are the last generation with a real opportunity to save the world.

— Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action

I think the Miss Universe title not only gives me the opportunity to become a role model for Latina girls around the world, but to show that beauty isn’t just about the outside.

— Gabriela Isler

He never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity

— Van Jones

My only fixed truth is a belief in people: a conviction that if people have the opportunity to act freely and the power to control their own destinies, they’ll generally reach the right decisions.

— Saul Alinsky

Every moment offers a great opportunity to write.

— Rob Bignell, Editor, Writing Affirmations: A Collection of Positive Messages to Inspire Writers

Sometimes failing gives you the opportunity to build a better foundation.

— Debasish Mridha

Corporate & personal branding both require storytelling to be captivating. Stories provide context, meaning & the opportunity for relationship.

— Ryan Lilly, #Networking is people looking for people looking for people

The main thing is that it’s nice to see these young people – 9 to 14 years old – take the opportunity to get more involved in their health and fitness. We need more kids to be more active.

— Rafer Johnson

Every adversity is an excellent opportunity for learning.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

My last trip to New Orleans was for the fifth anniversary of Katrina, and I had the awesome opportunity to bring my family down. We all worked on a house together and met some of the families.

— AnnaLynne McCord

You truly live not by living longer or by having all your desires and needs met. You truly live when you live well and when you live passionately. Every new day is an opportunity to live your passion.

— Mensah Oteh

The majority of people are not willing to risk what they have built for the opportunity to have something better.

— Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

Our biggest obstacle to success is not the lack of opportunity but addiction to conformity.

— Debasish Mridha

It’s that clear…there’s no obstacle before determination. It sees it as an opportunity to shine

— Yaw O. Akomaning

Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.

— Sebastien Chamfort

With the ambitions, to seize the opportunity to win is your big loss.

— Auliq Ice

It’s so clear… there’s no obstacle before determination. It sees it as an opportunity to shine.

— Yaw O. Akomaning

When one person attempts to “fix it” for the other person, the connection of acceptance is snapped and the sender and receiver miss an opportunity for understanding.

— David W. Earle

It’s funny isn’t it? People claim to know what love is — yet the minute they’re given the opportunity to prove it — they bail.

— Rachel Van Dyken, Toxic

The opportunity of studying history, is the opportunity to experience empathy.

— John Green

I view real estate as the most intriguing opportunity that I’ve seen in my business lifetime.

— Richard Rainwater

When we stand, we do so not only for ourselves, but also for countless others who have similar stories but may never have an opportunity to be witnessed.

— William Keepin, Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men

We are not here to give you the answer. We are here to give you an opportunity to have an insight and realize that you had the answers within the whole time. You couldn’t recognize the answer without having it inside of you to begin with.

— Jessie & Jason, How The Creation Reveals The Creator

We are all given equal opportunity to learn new things. We just have to be determined and persistent.

— Val Irvin Mabayo

When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions, including literacy, basic health care and gender equity, aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh.

— Amartya Sen

In discovery- driven planning, learning is the essential unit of progress. A course correction isn’t equivalent to failure, it’s an opportunity to re-calibrate so you can move more quickly up the learning curve.

— Whitney Johnson, Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work

Sometimes, we try to run so fast that we can’t see the dangers until we have them before us. We don’t see the tiger hiding in the trees until it is about to eat us. Or we run pass the next opportunity without paying attention.

— Mauricio Chaves Mesén, 12 Laws of Great Entrepreneurs

There’s an opportunity for the pharmacist to play a much greater role in health care, especially with what we have going on in this country with the shortage of primary-care physicians.

— Gregory Wasson

If an opportunity comes dressed in trouble’s apparel, do not scorn it.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The mission that unites all of the programs of the Teach For All global network is that of cultivating the leadership capacity critical to ultimately ensuring educational opportunity for all.

— Wendy Kopp

The umbrella won’t stop the rain, but it will help you to get out during rainfall. As well as confidence is not going to guarantee your success, but it will give you the opportunity to achieve it…

— Eyden I., My Precious

Judgement is not punishment, judgment is verdict. Judgement always gives an opportunity for life to change.

— Tahira Amir Khan, Through the Golden Door: The Doorway to Our Advancement

The educational process must again provide the opportunity for students to make choices and live with the consequences of these choices. Teaching is not simply telling people what to believe and do.

— Donovan L. Graham

Everybody’s opinion is equally valid, and I feel like everybody should have an opportunity to speak out, and everyone should have the courage to speak out.

— Michael Franti

No noble opportunity is small. Mind small opportunities with noble traits, though they may seem quite uncanny at first sight; in the mind, you shall wonder!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Luck, that’s when preparation and opportunity meet.

— Pierre Trudeau

It brings hope and peace of mind knowing that God gave His only begotten Son for us. I’m able to look back and know that on this day Jesus was born and gave us the opportunity to have eternal life.

— Adrian Peterson

I feel that I’ve got the opportunity to set a great role model for girls to look up to a strong, active, compassionate, loving, positive woman, and I think it’s so important.

— Gal Gadot

Everyone must be given the opportunity to think, read and write.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!