Quotes about Opportunity

"Don't get too comfortable with who you are at any given time - you may miss the opportunity to become who you want to be."

John Francis Bongiovi (born March 2, 1962) known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, best known as the founder and the lead singer of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983.


"Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor."

H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (-) is an American author best-known for his book Life's Little Instruction Book, which was a New York Times bestseller.


"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."

Saint Thomas Aquinas (Aquino, 1225 – Fossanova, 7 March 1274) was an Italian priest of the Catholic Church in the Dominican Order, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism.


"Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity."

H. Jackson Brown, Jr. () is an American author best-known for his book Life's Little Instruction Book, which was a New York Times bestseller.


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

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.


"Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty."

John Davison Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was an American oil magnate. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry and defined the structure of modern philanthropy.


"You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together."

Earl Nightingale (March 12, 1921 – March 25, 1989) was an American motivational speaker and author, known as the "Dean of Personal Development.


";Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared."

George Samuel Clason (November 7, 1874 – April 7, 1957) also known as George S. Clason, was a soldier, businessman and writer.


"To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions."

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.