A chip on the shoulder indicates that there is wood higher up.
A good deal happens in a man's life that he isn't responsible for. Fortunate openings occur; but it is safe to remember that such ''breaks'' are occurring all the time, and other things being equal, the advantage goes to the man who is ready.
A sign on the door of Opportunity reads Push.
A wise man doesn't just wait for the right opportunity, He creates the right opportunity.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
About the time we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.
Arrange Whatever pieces come your way.
As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!
Be an opener of doors.
Be ready when opportunity comes. Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
Born often under another sky, placed in the middle of an always moving scene, himself driven by the irresistible torrent which draws all about him, the American has no time to tie himself to anything, he grows accustomed only to change, and ends by regarding it as the natural state of man. He feels the need of it, more he loves it; for the instability; instead of meaning disaster to him, seems to give birth only to miracles all about him.
Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.
Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances nor for the best opportunities; they will never come.
Do you see difficulties in every opportunity or opportunities in every difficulty?
Don't ever slam a door, you might want to go back.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity.
Enlarge the opportunity and the person will expand to fill it