Quotes in opportunity
A tightrope over a chasm is fine for a trained acrobat with a balancing pole. It is foolish for someone without the right training or tools. They would be better served with something else - a rope bridge with railings.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
So we went to Atari and said, 'Hey, we've got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we'll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay our salary, we'll come work for you.' And they said, 'No.' So then we went to Hewlett-Packard, and they said, 'Hey, we don't need you. You haven't got through college yet.'
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
A clash of doctrines is not a disaster--it is an opportunity.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.