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Opportunity Quotes

Opportunity knocks but only once. How many times have we all heard this sentence? Opportunity brings a glimmer of hope and anticipation to our lives. Many believe that it is luck that brings us all the opportunities but that is not entirely true. Hard work and dedication never go unnoticed; the reward is just hiding around the corner. Sometimes it might take a little while longer but faith and patience will stand you in good stead. Read the following quotes on opportunities and keep your doors and windows open for you never know when opportunity will decide to stroll inside.

John D. Rockefeller

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

Calvin Coolidge

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.

John F. Kennedy

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier - the frontier of the 1960's - a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils - a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.

Anais Nin

Good things happen to those who hustle.

Billie Jean King

That is where the power, opportunity, and choice come from-when you have money. Money equals opportunity. There is no question.

Mike Pence

It's very, very humbling, and I couldn't be more honored to have the opportunity to run with, and serve with, the next president of the United States.

Oprah Winfrey

Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.


Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.

Theodore Roosevelt

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Francis Bacon

A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.

Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Don DeLillo

America was and is the immigrant's dream.

Kamala Harris

What's important for my daughter to know is that... if you are fortunate to have opportunity, it is your duty to make sure other people have those opportunities as well.

People Daughters

Now, as a nation, we don't promise equal outcomes, but we were founded on the idea everybody should have an equal opportunity to succeed. No matter who you are, what you look like, where you come from, you can make it. That's an essential promise of America. Where you start should not determine where you end up.

Robert Kennedy

All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don't. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.

Oprah Winfrey

I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.

Andrew Jackson

I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.

Henry Ford

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

John F. Kennedy

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

Cameron Diaz

Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.

Louisa May Alcott

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning.

Benjamin Disraeli

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Nancy Pelosi

Democrats believe in reigniting the American dream by removing barriers to success and building ladders of opportunity for all, so everyone can succeed.

Oprah Winfrey

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.

Charles Kingsley

Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.

Joseph Campbell

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.

John Lennon

All we are saying is give peace a chance.

Hillary Clinton

The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible.

W. H. Auden

Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.

Brian Tracy

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?

Adolf Hitler

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.

Winston Churchill

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Douglas MacArthur

There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.

Mae West

Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.

Ayn Rand

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.

Chuck Palahniuk

You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.

William Arthur Ward

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.

Laurence J. Peter

Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

Peter Drucker

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

Lee Iacocca

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

Lee Iacocca

There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog, waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.

Khalil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Diana Rigg

The opportunity to be bizarre - I am bizarre, aren't I? - is just so wonderful, isn't it?

James M. Barrie

I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.

Jill Biden

On the campaign trail, I have the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life - from residents at a battered women's shelter to mentally handicap children to retirees - and learn about their lives and struggles.

Nancy Pelosi

For 25 years, it has been my privilege to represent the city of San Francisco and the great state of California; to work to strengthen our vibrant middle class; to secure opportunity and equality.

When they call you and say, 'So you want to play 'Black Panther?'' if you know what 'Black Panther' is, there's no way in the world you're going to say no because there's a lot of opportunity for magic to happen.

I remember when my mother, Shyamala Harris, bought our first home. I was thirteen. She was so proud, and my sister and I were so excited. Millions of Americans know that feeling of walking through the front door of their own home for the first time - the feeling of reaching for opportunity and finding it.

I don't know the law, the kind of law of quantity and quality, but I think the opportunity of people being able to express themselves and to have the means of production is a great thing. It's also changing how we're telling stories.

LeBron James

If a great opportunity opens itself up, I would love to be involved... or star in a movie.

People who have been hardworking, tax paying, those people ought to be given an opportunity to be on a track that leads towards citizenship, and if that happened, then they wouldn't be prey to the employers who say, 'We want you because we know that you work for a salary we could not lawfully pay anyone else.'

Diana Rigg

It was an extremely overdramatic play called 'Wild Decembers'. It was all about the Brontes, and they all, one after the other, died of tuberculosis. I remember taking every opportunity to cough over other people's lines.

Mike Pence

My family and I couldn't be more happy for the opportunity to run with and serve with the next president of the United States.

Lily Collins

I didn't want to land an audition because I was 'The daughter of...' I never wanted to give anyone the opportunity to say, 'You only got the role because of who you are.'

Joe Biden

People everywhere in the world are hungry for economic opportunity. And it's about a lot more than being able to make money.

Joe Biden

Arafat's departure has created an awesome opportunity.

Joe Biden

You're president, if you conclude my judgment is not the right judgment, I abide by that, but I want an opportunity to have an input.

Elon Musk

Selling an electric sports car creates an opportunity to fundamentally change the way America drives.

May this Diwali brings many new opportunities to your way to explore every joy of life may your resolutions for the days ahead as per my heartiest love Happy Diwali!