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Opportunity Quotes

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


"There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity." ~ General Douglas MacArthur


"Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." ~ Seneca


"Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death" - James F. Byrnes


"I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!" ~ Madam C.J. Walker.



"Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely. Today is a new day!" ~ Denise Austin


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


"Initiate. Don’t wait for “the right moment.” It will never come. Don’t wait until somebody else goes first. Maybe someone will, but it’s unlikely. Don’t wait for the perfect opportunity. Just take an opportunity and make it as perfect as you can." ~ Mark Sanborn


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


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Opportunity Quotes

"Initiate. Don’t wait for “the right moment.” It will never come. Don’t wait until somebody else goes first. Maybe someone will, but it’s unlikely. Don’t wait for the perfect opportunity. Just take an opportunity and make it as perfect as you can." ~ Mark Sanborn


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


"Learn at every opportunity. What your learn is always yours." ~ Ralf Marston


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


"You only get one crack at a big opportunity so make sure you recognize it and grab it with both hands." ~ Darren Richards


"Sometimes only a change in viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity." ~ Alberta Flanders


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


"Learn at every opportunity. What your learn is always yours." ~ Ralf Marston



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"Innovation is the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a different service. It is capable of being presented as a discipline, capable of being learned, capable of being practiced. Entrepreneurs need to search purposefully for the sources of innovation, the changes and their symptoms that indicate opportunities for successful innovation. And they need to know and to apply the principles of successful innovation." ~ Peter F. Drucker


"Sometimes only a change in viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity." ~ Alberta Flanders


"The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react." ~ George Bernard


"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade" ~ Tom Peters


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


"The best opportunities come in times of maximum pessimism." ~ Sir John Templeton



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