Opportunity Proverbs

Sayings about Opportunities

Our faults provide opportunities for others. ~ Tamil Proverb

Seize the opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

The opportunity of a lifetime is seldom so labeled. ~ American Proverbs

The opportunity that God sends does not wake up him who sleeps. ~ Senegalese Proverb

Opportunity seldom knocks twice. ~ Traditional Proverb

The thief who has no opportunity to steal thinks he is an honest man. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Opportunities neglected can never be recovered. ~ Traditional Proverb

Four things come not back: the spoken word, the spent arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity. ~ Traditional Proverb

Opportunity creates desire. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Opportunity has hair in front, behind she is bald; if you seize her by the forelock, you may hold her, but, if suffered to escape, not Jupiter himself can catch her again. ~ Latin Proverbs

Hell is paved with good intentions, roofed in with lost opportunities. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Opportunities may come but they never linger. ~ Traditional Proverb

Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad. ~ Greek Proverb

Opportunities come but do not linger. ~ Nepalese Proverb

Never kiss an opportunity with a dirty mouth. ~ Russian Proverbs

Quotations about Opportunities

A business opportunity involves sale or lease of any product, service, equipment, etc. that will enable the purchaser-licensee to begin a business. The licensor or seller of a business opportunity usually declares that it will secure or assist the buyer in finding a suitable location or provide the product to the purchaser-licensee. This is different from the sale of an independent business, in which there is no continued relationship required by the seller. ~ From Wikipedia – External link

Saying about opportunities

Nothing is so often irretrievably missed as a daily opportunity. ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Opportunities are never lost; someone will take the one you miss. ~ Author Unknown

Catch a man a fish and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity. ~ Karl Marx

The cleverest of all the devils is Opportunity. ~ Christoph Martin Wieland

The lack of opportunity is ever the excuse of the weak. ~ Orison Swett Marden

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

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. ~ Kahlil Gibran Quotes

Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents. ~ Viscount Samuel

Improve time in the present; for opportunity is precious, and time is a sword. ~ Moslih Eddin

While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity. ~ Publilius Syrus

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

The door of opportunity is wide open if you are prepared. ~ Author Unknown

Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation. ~ Author Unknown

It takes a certain level of aspiration before one can take advantage of opportunities that are clearly offered. ~ Michael Harrington

Little opportunities should be improved. ~ Francois de Salignac Fenelon

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~ Albert Einstein Quotes

Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them. ~ Maltbie Babcock

Opportunity is as scarce as oxygen; men fairly breathe it and do not know it. ~ Doc Sane

The sure way to miss success is to miss the opportunity. ~ Victor Charles

The bigger the challenge, the greater the opportunity. ~ Author Unknown

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

Men do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand, and then let the grains fall through, one by one, till all are gone. ~ Thomas Jones

Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. ~ Hugh Miller

The man who sees an opportunity and does nothing is asleep with his eyes open. ~ Brian Herbert & Keven J. Anderson

Every day is an opportunity to make a new happy ending. ~ Author Unknown

Opportunity is one of those things that depend greatly on the eye of the beholder. ~ Andrew Sanchez

Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along. ~ Hugh Allen

Opportunity rarely knocks until you are ready. And few people have ever been really ready without receiving opportunity’s call. ~ Channing Pollock

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. ~ Harry Truman

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

Every conversation is an opportunity for success. ~ Debra Fine

Look for opportunity. You can’t wait for it to knock on the door…. You might not be home. ~ Jinger Heath

A philosopher being asked what was the first thing necessary to win the love of a woman, answered, Opportunity! ~ Thomas Moore

Opportunity, to statesmen, is as the just degree of heat to chemists; it perfects all the work. ~ Sir John Suckling

Opportunity is the great bawd. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. ~ Demosthenes

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

There is far more opportunity than there is ability. ~ Thomas A. Edison

Opportunities … fall in the way of every man who is resolved to take advantage of them. ~ Samuel Smiles

We must open the doors of opportunity. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

Opportunity is often difficult to recognize; we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards. ~ William Arthur Ward

Opportunity is ever worth expecting; let your hood be ever hanging ready. The fish will be in the pool where you least imagine it to be. ~ Ovid

A wise man doesn’t just wait for the right opportunity, he creates the right opportunity. ~ Author Unknown

The golden opportunity is never offered twice. ~ Author Unknown

Opportunity always looks better going than coming. ~ Author Unknown

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

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes. ~ Henry J. Kaiser

Don’t think problem, think opportunity. ~ Author Unknown

As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it! ~ Robert Collier

The greatest problem you have is your greatest opportunity. ~ Michael Wickett

Education is the key to opportunity. It’s a ticket out of poverty. ~ George H. Bush

Opportunities fly by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone. ~ Jerome K. Jerome

People wait for opportunity to come along…yet it is there every morning. ~ Dennis the Menace

An opportunity is a conjunction of circumstances by which one may improve his condition of life or his equipment for life. ~ William De Witt Hyde

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

Regret of neglected opportunity is the worst hell that a living soul can inhabit. ~ Rafael Sabatini

Our great social and political advantage is opportunity. ~ George William Curtis

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers. ~ Author Unknown

If time be a ring of gold, opportunity is the rich diamond that gives it both its value and glory. ~ John Flavel

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity. ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it. ~ Francis Bacon

Opportunity is as constant as the shadows that walk with us, and is always present in our affairs. ~ Doc Schmidt

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

There are those who see an opportunity, and those who seize an opportunity. ~ Author Unknown

As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it! ~ Robert Collier

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

Present opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit us twice. ~ Voltaire Quotes

An opportunity well taken is the only weapon of advantage. ~ John Udall

Opportunity knocks but once. ~ Author Unknown

You can’t knock on opportunity’s door and not be ready. ~ Bruno Mars

Opportunities are a tricky crop, with tiny flowers that are difficult to see and even more difficult to harvest. ~ Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

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

Opportunity is a moving target, and the bigger the opportunity, the faster it moves. ~ Richard Gaylord Briley

Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open. ~ Author Unknown

Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly. ~ Author Unknown

The door of opportunity is always marked PUSH. ~ Bob Gass

Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people. ~ Bible

Opportunity does not knock; it presents itself when you beat down the door. ~ Kyle Chandler

In all your dealings, remember that today is your opportunity; tomorrow some other fellow’s. ~ George Horace Lorimer

Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

I think everyone is an opportunist if they have an opportunity. ~ Katharine Hepburn

The opportunity is often lost by deliberating. ~ Syrus

Opportunity makes us known to others, but more to ourselves. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Between tomorrow’s dream and yesterday’s regret is today’s opportunity. ~ Author Unknown

Opportunity is often dressed up in work clothes. ~ Croft M. Pentz

Your opportunity is just as good, perhaps even better, than any other man’s. Get to work where you are. And get to work right now. ~ William A. Radford

The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year. ~ Voltaire

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Determine your future now by taking hold of every opportunity. ~ Debbye Turner

Nothing is so often irrevocably neglected as an opportunity of daily occurrence. ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Alas, for the treachery of opportunity! ~ Anne L’Enclos

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

Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity. ~ Frederick Phillips

Ability is of little account without opportunity. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

Opportunities multiply as they are seized; they die when neglected. ~ John Wicker

Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor. ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

A good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily lost. ~ Syrus

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

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