Favorite Quotations ~ Opportunities Ten Poems to Change Your Life

"To create a little flower is the labor of ages. ~ William Blake

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A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change. ~ Earl Nightingale

Your one big opportunity may be right where you are now. ~ Napoleon Hill

Only in America could a refugee girl from Europe become secretary of state. ~ Madeleine Albright

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade. ~ Tom Peters

Opportunity follows struggle. It follows effort. It follows hard work. It doesn't come before. ~ Shelby Steele

Like creativity, friendship is a sudden spark, appreciated and protected. Chance provides the opportunity; care preserves the light. ~ Timothy White

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas A. Edison

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity. ~ Douglas MacArthur

The reason so many people never get anywhere in life is because when opportunity knocks, they are out in the backyard looking for four-leaf clovers. ~ Walter Percy Chrysler

Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving. ~ Maxwell Maltz

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wish to hazard my soul to opportunity. ~ Peter O'Toole

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. ~ Lee Iacocca

She had an unequalled gift...of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities. ~ Henry James

A clash of doctrines is not a disaster it is an opportunity. ~ Alfred North Whitehead

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