12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Take Hold Of Opportunities Life Throws At You

12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Take Hold Of Opportunities Life Throws At You

According to the old saying: “Opportunity comes, but once”. While I don think that’s necessarily true, I think opportunity knocks all the time but you have to be ready always and recognize it whenever it comes.

These quotes below will inspire you to be open to new opportunities and grab them when they come knocking.

1. “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” –  Warren Buffett

2. “It’s through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we’ve always mapped our path.” – Michael Dell

3. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

4. “Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” – Harry S Truman

5. “The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice.” – Gloria Estefan

6. “Opportunities are presented to us each and every day, but do we see them. To see an opportunity we must be open to all thoughts.” –  Catherine Pulsifer

7.  “When we spend our time looking at what other people do or what they have, we deprive ourselves of the opportunity to see our own value.” –  Les Brown

8. “Be a magnet that draws opportunity. Paint brilliant thoughts and actions. Mirror success. If you do, you will have the chance to not only greatly inspire others, but to also live a life that you will find deeply satisfying and rewarding.” Shawn L. Anderson

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9. “Stop being a victim and waiting for somebody else to open up an opportunity for you!” – Eric Thomas

10. “If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later.” – Richard Branson

11. “Retirement presents new opportunities to those who seek them; challenges to those who have yet to understand its full implications; and a threat to those who neither desire nor value anything other than work.” – Rick Steiner

12. “Life isn’t perfect but we all have a chance, an opportunity or a right to embrace each new day to do many things. We can decide to make it a great day, or we can simply squander it with pettiness, old grudges, or dwelling on previous mistakes.” – Byron Pulsifer


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