Opportunity Quotes

Welcome to Opportunity Quotes, your source for inspiring words as well as uplifting messages. Here, you'll locate a collection of quotes from a few of the globe's most significant individuals, from business owners to athletes, authors to political leaders. Whether you're searching for a motivational increase or simply a couple of words of wisdom, you'll find it here. With a wide variety of subjects, from success and also failing to guts and also durability, you're sure to discover something that resonates with you. So have a look around and also locate the excellent quote to help you reach your goals.
Small: I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one
Mark Twain
"I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, w
Chris Van Allsburg
"The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, where people talk and I tell them what to say, is exciting and rewarding"
Chris Van Allsburg, Author
Small: All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual
Albert Einstein
"All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual"
Albert Einstein, Physicist
Small: Opportunity makes a thief
Francis Bacon
"Opportunity makes a thief"
Francis Bacon, Philosopher
Small: From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opport
"From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opportunity, I am likely to treat matters of greater importance"
Giraldus Cambrensis, Clergyman
Small: Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength"
Betty Friedan, Activist
Small: America is another name for opportunity
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"America is another name for opportunity"
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Philosopher
Small: Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has
Abraham Lincoln
"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough"
Abraham Lincoln, President
Small: Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity
Lyndon B. Johnson
"Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity"
Lyndon B. Johnson, President
Small: Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the oppor
"Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so"
Doris Lessing, Writer
Small: The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year
Voltaire
"The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year"
Voltaire, Writer
Small: The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a si
Ben Sweetland
"The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little"
Ben Sweetland, Author
Small: Ability is nothing without opportunity
Napoleon Bonaparte
"Ability is nothing without opportunity"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity
Seneca the Younger
"Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity"
Seneca the Younger, Statesman
Small: We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors
Lyndon B. Johnson
"We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors"
Lyndon B. Johnson, President
Small: Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring
Mae West
"Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring"
Mae West, Actress
Small: Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that woul
"Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that would make the most impact on the population, infrastructure, and governments of these areas"
Jo Bonner, Politician
Small: Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Thomas Edison
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work"
Thomas Edison, Inventor
Small: The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the deci
"The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take"
C. Northcote Parkinson, Historian
Small: Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity
"Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity"
H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Author
Small: Understandably, no peace can sustained when people continue to suffer from hunger, lack of jobs, lack of basic
"Understandably, no peace can sustained when people continue to suffer from hunger, lack of jobs, lack of basic public services - and most of all - lack of opportunity or hope"
Mikhail Saakashvili, Statesman
Small: And also I assert our interest in respecting all our obligations and implementing all our commitments.
"And also I assert our interest in respecting all our obligations and implementing all our commitments. And will save no effort whatever to protect this newborn opportunity of peace, that is provided through what we have already declared here today"
Mahmoud Abbas, Statesman
Small: I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to ge
"I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job"
Donovan Bailey, Athlete
Small: I thank Marc Jacobs so much for giving me the opportunity to design a shoe for Louis Vuitton, but the thing th
Kanye West
"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, Musician
Small: If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more
"If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more"
John Templeton, Businessman
Small: You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together
Earl Nightingale
"You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together"
Earl Nightingale, Writer
Small: I think the value of venues like CNBC is that they give investors an opportunity to reevaluate the situation m
"I think the value of venues like CNBC is that they give investors an opportunity to reevaluate the situation minute by minute, but maybe we don't need to follow the market so closely"
Maria Bartiromo, Journalist
Small: A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents.
"A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat"
Allen West, Politician
Small: We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Jud
"We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Judge Roberts, and at the end of the day I'm optimistic that if given a fair hearing and a fair opportunity, that he will be confirmed"
Alberto Gonzales, Public Servant
Small: Inside of every problem lies an opportunity
"Inside of every problem lies an opportunity"
Robert Kiyosaki, Author
Small: The market system requires that people be committed and willing to work hard. Inherent with that is what I cal
"The market system requires that people be committed and willing to work hard. Inherent with that is what I call a merit system, which I think gives people the greatest opportunity"
Lee R. Raymond, Businessman
Small: Having the opportunity to follow the market frequently gives you the opportunity to see if you need to reevalu
"Having the opportunity to follow the market frequently gives you the opportunity to see if you need to reevaluate your portfolio. But reevaluating your portfolio shouldn't trigger a sell signal so frequently"
Maria Bartiromo, Journalist
Small: The perfection of our union, especially our commitment to equality of opportunity, has been a story of constan
"The perfection of our union, especially our commitment to equality of opportunity, has been a story of constant striving to live up to our Founding principles. This is what Abraham Lincoln meant when he said, 'In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve.'"
Paul Ryan, Politician
Small: We think theres a huge opportunity in smaller vehicles. Smaller vehicles done in an American way
"We think there's a huge opportunity in smaller vehicles. Smaller vehicles done in an American way"
Freeman Thomas, Designer
Small: Ill work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce
"I'll work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce"
Alan Autry, Actor
Small: The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are
"The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are"
John Burroughs, Author
Small: Every right implies a responsibility Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty
John D. Rockefeller
"Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty"
John D. Rockefeller, Businessman
Small: Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity
"Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity"
Irving Kristol, Editor
Small: Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they wou
"Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act"
Dave Freudenthal, Politician
Small: The international community should treat this as a window of opportunity to ramp up preparedness and response
"The international community should treat this as a window of opportunity to ramp up preparedness and response"
Margaret Chan, Public Servant
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