Quotes: On Chances & Opportunities

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“Every second of your life, is an opportunity to affirm it.”
–Professor Isidro Valero, UP Diliman Philo Dept

“I’ve realized that sometimes, you get no second chance and that it’s best to accept the gifts the world offers you.” – Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

“Did you see difficulties in every opportunity, or did you see opportunities in every difficulty?”

“Your choices are half chance; so are everybody else’s.”
–Baz Luhrman, Wear Sunscreen

“If there were no problems, there would be no opportunities.”
-Live, Learn and Pass It On

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Instead, go where there is no path and leave a trail.”

 “Opportunities are never lost, someone will take the ones you miss.”

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.”
–Wayne Gretzky

 “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”
–Robert Frost

 “Opportunities are seldom labeled.”
–John A. Shedd

“The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.”

 “The early bird catches the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.”

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”
-Duke Ellington

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.”
-Charles R. Swindoll

 “Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.”
-Orison Swett Madden

“It’s better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.”
-Whitney M. Young

“Most people don’t recognize opportunity when it comes, because it’s usually dressed in overalls and looks a lot like work.”
-Thomas Ava Edison


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