Each day has its own destiny. Yesterday is history, today is opportunity while tomorrow is mystery.t. b. joshua
This could but have happened once, and we missed it, lost it forever.Robert Browning
The trouble with Opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.Herbert Victor Prochnow
Man's extremity is God's opportunity.John Hamilton (Lord Belhaven). In the Scottish Parliament, Nov. 2, 1706, protesting against the Union of England and Scotland. Also found in John Flavel's Faithful and Ancient Account of Some Late and Wonderful Sea Deliverances. Pub. before 1691.
Observe the opportunity.Ecclesiasticus, IV. 20.
There is an hour in each man's life appointed to make his happiness, if then he seize it.Beaumont and Fletcher, Custom of the Country, Act II, scene 3, line 85.
Who seeks, and will not take when once 'tis offer'd, shall never find it more.william shakespeare
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.Francis Bacon
Never waste a crisis. It can be turned to joyful transformation .Rahm Israel Emanuel, from an article in the New York Times (March 17th 2009).
Sometimes, you need a door slammed in your face before you can hear opportunity knock.James Geary (b.1962), American magazine editor, writer and aphorist. From 'My Aphorisms', on James Geary's website, 2009.
To attract good luck to oneself, it is necessary to take advantage of opportunities.George S. Glason, 'Meet the Goddess of God Luck', The Richest Man in Babylon. Signet (1988).
When there's an opportunity, some people pass it by. I've been lucky enough to recognise opportunities and every day, in my business, there's an opportunity somewhere – to buy, expand, design.Laurence Graff (b.1938), British businessman. Interview in the Evening Standard's ES Magazine, 17th December 2007, interviewed by Godfrey Barker.
An opportunity well taken is the only weapon of advantage.John Udale, to the Earl of Essex (May 15, 1598).
Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities.Ralph Marston
Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away.dr. seuss
You've had a wonderful opportunity to become educated people, but what really matters is not what you have learned and not what is said to you on this day, but what you do with all the days ahead of you.Commencement speech to Boston College, 2006. As quoted in Here We Stand: 600 Inspiring Messages from the World's Best Commencement Addresses, by Randy Howe (2009).
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