opportunities Quotes

27 of the best book quotes about opportunities
  1. #1
    “His one sorrow was not solitude, it was that the other gulls refused to believe the glory of flight that awaited them; they refused to open their eyes and see.”
  2. #2
    “Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back, Learn to create your own opportunities. Know that there is no finish line; fortune favors action.”
  3. #3
    ″‘In Mexico, I was a second-class citizen. I stood on the other side of the river, remember? And I would have stayed that way my entire life. At least here, I have a chance, however small, to become more than I was. You, obviously, can never understand this because you have never lived without hope.‘”
  4. #4
    “When you approach everything as if it’s a big, fun experiment, then it’s not that big of a deal if things don’t work out. If the plan changes, that can be even better. There are secret opportunities hidden inside every failure...”
  5. #5
    “She turned away, thinking that if Isabel could learn English, then maybe someday she could learn it, too.”
  6. #6
    “When you are thoroughly conversant with strategy, you will recognize the enemy’s intentions and thus have many opportunities to win.”
  7. #7
    “Honestly, I’m just trying to do the best I can with every opportunity I’m given, and when I’m given the opportunities make the most of them.”
  8. #8
    “Then Momma’d look hard in my face, grab a holt of my arms real tight and say, ‘And Bud, I want you to always remember, no matter how bad things look to you, no matter how dark the night, when one door closes, don’t worry because another door opens.‘”
  9. #9
    “I could tell those were the squeaks and squawks of one door closing and another one opening.”

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  1. #10
    “But Walter’s case also taught me something else: there is light within this darkness.”
  2. #11
    “I’m convinced that there is nothing that can happen to me in this life that is not precisely designed by a sovereign Lord to give me the opportunity to learn to know Him.”
  3. #12
    “There are no mistakes, only opportunities.”
  4. #13
    “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. The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.”
  5. #14
    “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. The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.”
  6. #15
    “Sometimes I succeed, sometimes I fail, but every day is a clean slate and a fresh opportunity”
  7. #16
    “It is not the brightest who succeed. ... Nor is success simply the sum of the decisions and efforts we make on our own behalf. It is, rather, a gift. Outliers are those that have been given an opportunities - and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them.”
  8. #17
    “But before he could become an expert, someone had to give him the opportunity to learn how to be an expert.”
  9. #18
    “The lesson here is very simple. But it is striking how often it is overlooked. We are so caught in the myths of the best and the brightest and the self-made that we think outliers spring naturally from the earth. We look at the young Bill Gates and marvel that our world allowed that thirteen-year-old to become a fabulously successful entrepreneur. But that’s the wrong lesson. Our world only allowed one thirteen-year-old unlimited access to a time sharing terminal in 1968. If a million teenagers had been given the same opportunity, how many more Microsofts would we have today?”
  1. #19
    “Success is not a random act. It arises out of a predictable and powerful set of circumstances and opportunities.”
  2. #20
    “No matter how clueless you may feel right now, pay attention to suggestions and opportunities that suddenly present themselves… Take the first step in the direction toward something that feels right and see where it leads you. And do it NOW.”
  3. #21
    “For Ulbrickson, there was one overriding, and dark, fact to be confronted: he had failed again to make good on his public promises. It was very much an open question whether he was going to get another chance.”
  4. #22
    Remember, the enemy’s gate is down.
  5. #23
    “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.”
  6. #24
    “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused!”
  7. #25
    The chance which now seems lost may present itself at the last moment.
  8. #26
    “Don’t underestimate the power of vision and direction. These are irresistible forces, able to transform what might appear to be unconquerable obstacles into traversable pathways and expanding opportunities.”
  9. #27
    “Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated. Thus, everyone’s task is unique as is his specific opportunity to implement it.”
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