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Motivational Thoughts on Opportunity



I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it ceased to be one.
-- Mark Twain

A love that can last forever takes but a second to come about.
-- Cuban Proverb

I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
-- Stephen Leacock

A window of opportunity won't open itself.
-- Dave Weinbaum

Wherever I have knocked, a door opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared. I have been helped, supported, encouraged, and nurtured by people of all races, creeds, colors, and dreams.
-- Alice Walker

Commitment is that turning point in your life when you seize the moment and convert it into an opportunity to alter you destiny.
-- Denis Waitley

He who waits for a chance may wait for a long time.
-- Nigerian Proverb

Be cautious. Opportunity does the knocking for temptation too.
-- Al Batt

The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them.
-- American Proverb

In every child who is born, in no matter what circumstances, and no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again.
-- James Agee

Everyday brings new chances to grow, new beauty to see, new plans to go and goals to pursue. Every new day is a step towards your dream.
-- Unknown Author

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
-- Abraham Lincoln

When I think of how quickly time flies, I am always sorry that I did not do better yesterday or last year, because that particular opportunity will never come again. But I comfort myself with thinking that the opportunity to do better next time lies before me.
-- Edward Chipman Guild

Opportunity merely knocks - temptation kicks the door in!
-- Unknown Author

Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shut off the burglar alarm -- it was gone!
-- Rita Coolidge

Lack of opportunity is often nothing more than lack of purpose or direction.
-- Unknown Author

The occasions we wait for to do something special may never come. Realize that a caring moment can be shared in any day.
-- Unknown Author

One of the quickest ways to meet new people is to pick up the wrong ball on a golf course.
-- Unknown Author

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
-- Elmer G. Leterman

It's better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
-- Whitney Young, Jr.

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears and score your points when you get the opportunity.
-- Unknown Author

They say when one door of happiness closes, another opens. But the problem for most of us is we look so long at the closed door, we never notice the open one.
-- Unknown Author

Men who are resolved to find a way for themselves will always find opportunities enough; and if they do not find them, they will make them.
-- Unknown Author





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LATEST THOUGHTS

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Bad habits are like a comfortable bed...easy to get into, but hard to get out of.

-- Unknown Author

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-- Unknown Author

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