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Opportunity Quotes

If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

You can't always wait for the guys at the top. Every manager at every level in the organization has an opportunity, big or small, to do something. Every manager's got some sphere of autonomy. Don't pass the buck up the line.

Author: Bob Anderson

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I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization

Author: Detronius Arbiter

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Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation.

Author: Jane Austen (1775-1817)

Profession: British Novelist

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Opportunity makes a thief.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.

Author: Bruce Barton (1886-1967)

Profession: American Author, Advertising Executive

Opportunities are everywhere. The recession might be drawing to a close, but its continuing legacy is employers' reliance on short-term staff. There may be fewer jobs for life, but there are more jobs in a lifetime.

Author: Lucy Benington

Profession: British Journalist

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

Author: Milton Berle (1908)

Profession: American Actor, Entertainer

Lack of opportunity is often nothing more than lack of purpose or direction

Author: Best of Bits and Pieces

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Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.

Author: Richard Branson

Profession: American Businessman, Chairman of The Virgin Group

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.

Author: H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Profession: American Author of "Life's Little Instruction Book" Series

Opportunity dances with those who are ready on the dance floor.

Author: H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Profession: American Author of "Life's Little Instruction Book" Series

Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures.

Author: Gene Brown

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If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness.

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer