94+ Best Opportunity Quotes You Need To Remember

Opportunity is a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. And opportunities are coming to you more often than you realize. So, you should learn to be more prepared for the opportunities that are coming your way. Inspirational opportunity quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Most Famous Opportunity Quotes

Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again. Henry Ford

The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word crisis. One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger but recognize the opportunity. John F. Kennedy

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

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door. Emily Dickinson

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life. Roy T. Bennett

Every twist and turn in life is an opportunity to learn something new about yourself, your interests, your talents, and how to set and then achieve goals. Jameela Jamil

Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world. John Burroughs

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

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

In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. Mark Zuckerberg

How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it. Paulo Coelho

Decide what you want, and then act as if it were impossible to fail. Brian Tracy

We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison

The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure. Stephen Richards

Turn your obstacles into opportunities and your problems into possibilities. Roy T. Bennett

When written in Chinese, the Word crisis is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle

Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward. Hillary Clinton

It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy; it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others. Jane Austen

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

Engage people with what they expect; it is what they are able to discern and confirms their projections. It settles them into predictable patterns of response, occupying their minds while you wait for the extraordinary moment  that which they cannot anticipate. Sun Tzu

Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.  Victor Kiam

I used to feel so alone in the city. All those gazillions of people and then me, on the outside. Because how do you meet a new person? I was very stunned by this for many years. And then I realized, you just say, Hi. They may ignore you. Or you may marry them. And that possibility is worth that one word. Augusten Burroughs

If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade. Tom Peters

Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again. Henry Ford

When opportunity presents itself, don’t be afraid to go after it. Eddie Kennison

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

Most people miss Opportunity because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison

I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops. Stephen Jay Gould

Expect change. Analyze the landscape. Take the opportunities. Stop being the chess piece; become the player. It’s your move. Tony Robbins

When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you. Stephen Richards

It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity. Cesar Chavez

Realize that if a door closed, it’s because what was behind it wasn’t meant for you. Mandy Hale

When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is very easy to miss it. Boris Pasternak

Let me tell ya. You gotta pay attention to signs. When life reaches out with a moment like this it’s a sin if you don’t reach back. I’m telling you. Matthew Quick

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

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. Edith Lovejoy Pierce

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. John D. Rockefeller

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

As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big. Donald Trump

Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared. Idowu Koyenikan

Ability is of little account without opportunity. Lucille Ball

Friendship is selfless love, care, respect, and honor not a profitable opportunity. Santosh Kalwar

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

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

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

Our way of thinking creates good or bad outcomes. Stephen Richards

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. William Arthur Ward

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

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door. Emily Dickinson

Our most significant opportunities will be found in times of greatest difficulty. Thomas S. Monson

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team. Benjamin Franklin

There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow. Aaron Lauritsen

Let me tell ya. You gotta pay attention to signs. When life reaches out with a moment like this it’s a sin if you don’t reach back I’m telling you. Matthew Quick

Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can, there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did. Sarah Caldwell

Don’t wait for the right opportunity create it. George Bernard Shaw

Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today. Tim Fargo

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle

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

I speak not for myself but for those without voice those who have fought for their rights their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated. Malala Yousafzai

Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the earth. Archimedes

To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities. Bruce Lee

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

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Those who don’t jump will never fly. Leena Ahmad Almashat

Victory comes from finding opportunities in problems. Sun Tzu

When you fail, that is when you get closer to success. Stephen Richards

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet. Bobby Unser

Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities. Patti Roberts

To stay ahead, you must have your next idea waiting in the wings. Rosabeth Moss Kanter

You can have it all, just not all at the same time. Betty Friedan

America is another name for opportunity. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. Richie Norton

Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett

When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is very easy to miss it. Boris Pasternak

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

Sky is not a limit for me; because I have no limit for myself in life. Because life is a world full of risk taking and possibilities. No matter how hard or easy life is; I will always find a way to enjoy myself; even in the mist of circumstances; because problems is a sense of adventure in sheep’s clothing. Temitope Owosela

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” Peter Drucker

It’s not a competition, it’s a doorway. Mary Oliver

As we enjoy great adventures from the inventions of others, we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by an invention of ours, and this we should do freely and generously. Benjamin Franklin

There always comes a time in life where you can either give up or step up. Graeme Rodaughan

What’s important for my daughter to know is that if you are fortunate to have opportunity, it is your duty to make sure other people have those opportunities as well. Kamala Harris

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

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill

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

Pursuing your passions makes you more interesting, and interesting people are enchanting. Guy Kawasaki

Once you can clarify your unique vision for the end goal comfort, happiness, security, etc. you can get started on the path toward the reality of success. Curtis L. Jenkins

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

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

Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them. Jim Carrey

If you were waiting for the opportune moment, that was it. Captain Jack Sparrow

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