70 Top-Notch Quotes about Opportunity

"Decide what you want, and then act as if it were impossible to fail."

Brian Tracy (born in Vancouver, Canada in 1944) is a self-help author who has recorded many of his works as audio books.


"Victory comes from finding opportunities in problems."

Sun Wu (-) better known as Sun Tzu or Sunzi, was an ancient Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who is traditionally believed to be the author of The Art of War, an influential ancient Chinese book on military strategy.


"Expect change. Analyze the landscape. Take the opportunities. Stop being the chess piece; become the player. It’s your move."

Anthony "Tony" Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American self-help author and success coach.


"Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t."

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"Don’t wait for the right opportunity: create it."

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama and he wrote more than 60 plays.


"Opportunity is everywhere. The key is to develop the vision to see it."

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"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently."

Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American industrialist, founder of the Ford Motor Company and developer of the assembly line technique of mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. He is credited with "Fordism", that is, mass production of inexpensive goods coupled with high wages for workers.


"Most people miss great opportunities because of their misperception of time. Don’t wait! The time will never be just right."

Stephen C. Hogan (-)


"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."

Milton Berle (born Milton Berlinger, July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedian and actor. As the host of NBC's Texaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star.


"To dream by night is to escape your life. To dream by day is to make it happen."

Stephen Richards (-)