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I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. Everyone has bad breaks, but everyone also has opportunities. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.

I think the young actor who really wants to act will find a way ... to keep at it and seize every opportunity that comes along.

I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.

If a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she is blind, she is not invisible.

If Fortune calls, offer him a seat.

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

If sorrow could enter heaven, if a sigh could be heard there, or a tear roll down the cheek of a saint in light, it would be for lost opportunities, for the time spent in neglect of God which might have been spent for his glory.

If we are to achieve a victorious standard of living today we must look for the opportunity in every difficult instead of being paralyzed at the thought of the difficulty in every opportunity.

If we do not watch, we lose our opportunities; if we do not make haste, we are left behind; our best hours escape us, the worst are come. The purest part of our life tuns first, and leaves only the dregs at the bottom; and that time which is good for nothing else we dedicate to virtue, and only propose to begin to live at an age that very few people arrive at.

If you want greater prosperity in your life, start forming a vacuum to receive it.

If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the road side until some one comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.

If you're not having problems, you are missing an opportunity for growth.

In great affairs we ought to apply ourselves less to creating chances than to profiting from those that are offered.

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

It is common to overlook what is near by keeping the eye fixed on something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected and attainable good is slighted by minds busied in extensive ranges, and intent upon future advantages. Life, however short, is made shorter by waste of time.

Know thine opportunity.

Luck affects everything. Let your hook be always cast. In the stream where you least expect it, there will be fish.

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Make hay while the sun shines.


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