A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do!

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.

Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Every problem is just an opportunity waiting to be made use of.

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Great opportunity to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.

I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.

I find the great thing in this world is, not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.

If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.

It takes a certain level of aspiration before one can take advantage of opportunities that are clearly offered.

Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.

Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine...[your] values and goals...Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Sometimes you have to put your foot down to get a leg up.

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.

There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.

To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life.

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail

Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.

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.

When one door closes another one opens; but we often look so long and regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.

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

When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.

You can sit around and wait for the good things to happen to you, you can go out and make them happen.

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.