Opportunities Quotes

The journey of life is filled with unlimited opportunities and possibilities.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is an opportunity to bloom the flowers of love.
– Amit Ray

There is an opportunity cost in every action.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

“It’s not a competition, it’s a doorway.”

– Mary Oliver

“You can have it all, just not all at the same time.”

– Betty Friedan

“No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You have to believe in it to get it…”

– Nora Roberts

“Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can, there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.”

– Sarah Caldwell

“If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is – infinite.”

– William Blake

“#1425: When you really like someone, tell them. Sometimes you only get one chance.”

– H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor.”

– Herbert Hoover

“True regret is knowing you missed your only opportunity to be simply a good friend to someone that was exactly like you.”

– Shannon L. Alder

“I am innocent! But only because the opportunity to partake in an activity that would render me guilty has not presented itself.”

– Jarod Kintz

“Today I will take the opportunity to do unanticipated good.”

– Steve Maraboli

“I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.”

– Stephen Jay Gould

“It is not often that a man can make opportunities for himself. But he can put himself in such shape that when or if the opportunities come he is ready.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“My grandfather says that’s what books are for,” Ashoke said, using the opportunity to open the volume in his hands. “To travel without moving an inch.”

– Jhumpa Lahiri

“Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability…. We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.”

– Thomas A. Edison

“All the possibilities of your human destiny are asleep in your soul. You are here to realize and honor these possibilities. When love comes in to your life, unrecognized dimensions of your destiny awaken and blossom and grow. Possibility is the secret heart of time.”

– John O’Donohue

“Engage people with what they expect; it is what they are able to discern and confirms their projections. It settles them into predictable patterns of response, occupying their minds while you wait for the extraordinary moment — that which they cannot anticipate.”

– Sun Tzu