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A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.
Oscar Wilde
America is another name for opportunity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Avoiding occasions of expense by cultivating peace, we should remember also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger frequently prevent much greater disbursements to repel it
George Washington
Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.
Laurence J. Peter
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.
William James
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John D. Rockefeller
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give me an opportunity once in a year to speak the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Abraham Lincoln
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Abraham Lincoln
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Seneca
Most people don't recognize opportunity when it comes, because it's usually dressed in overalls and looks a lot like work.
Thomas Alva Edison
Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.
Maya Angelou
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
Ambrose Bierce
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Alva Edison
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
Henry Kissinger
The man who grasps an opportunity as it is paraded before him, nine times out of ten makes a success, but the man who makes his own opportunities is, barring an accident, a sure-fire success
Dale Carnegie
The million little things that drop into your hands, The small opportunities each day brings, He leaves us free to use or abuse, And goes unchanging along His silent way
Helen Keller
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
Thomas Alva Edison
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