Quotes from the Masters
On Opportunities

"The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone." -- Orison Swett Marden

"Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared." -- George S. Clason

"We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems." -- Lee Iococca

"Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests."
-- Brian Tracy

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Sir Winston Churchill

"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet." -- James Oppenheim

"When one door closes another door opens; but we so 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

"There's no way you can look into the game of life and determine whether or not you'll get that big break tomorrow or whether it will take another week, month, year or even longer. But it will come!" -- Zig Ziglar 

"The richness of life, the love and joy and exhilaration of life can be found only with an upward look. This is an exciting world. It is cram-packed with opportunity. Great moments wait around every corner." -- Richard M. DeVos  

"What have you always wanted to do but been afraid to attempt?  Whatever it is, it may be your greatest opportunity in life." -– Brian Tracy  

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." -– Benjamin Disraeli  

"Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities, but to make them." -– Colton

"What appears to be your biggest problem in life may disguise your greatest opportunity." -– Brian Tracy  

"Out of clutter, find Simplicity. From discord, find Harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies Opportunity." -- Albert Einstein  

"Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat." -- Napoleon Hill  

"Opportunity is infinite; once you know that, opportunity is omni-existent." -– Mark Victor Hansen

"If opportunity doesn't knock build a door."-– Milton Berle  

"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."-– Les Brown  

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."-– Francis Bacon

"Effective people are not problem-minded; they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems." -- Stephen Covey  

"The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire." -- Brian Tracy  

"Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, 'Here is an opportunity for you to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.'" -- Anthony Robbins  

"In America we have the greatest chance for opportunity than anyone else in the past six and a half thousand years.  Never in recorded history have so many different gifts from all over the world been deposited in one country." -- Jim Rohn  

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International