Friday, 29 April 2011

Quotes about Opportunity

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training.

An updated version of the book is newly available as part of my Almost Free Kindle titles both in the UK and in the USA.

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

Milton Berlinger, known as Milton Berle, US actor (1908-2002)

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

Napoleon Bonaparte, French soldier, statesman, revolutionary (1769-1821)

Napoleon Bonaparte

When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and regretfully upon the closed door, we do not see the ones which open for us.

Alexander Graham Bell, British inventor (1847-1922)

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

Douglas McArthur, US general (1880-1964)

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Alva Edison, US inventor (1847-1931)

When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

John F Kennedy, US President (1917-1963)

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Walt Kelly, US satirist (1913-1973)

The untalented are more at ease in a society that gives them valid alibis for not achieving than in one where opportunities are abundant.
Eric Hoffer, US philosopher, author, longshoreman (1902-1983)

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