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15 Powerful Opportunity Quotes from the Best Books

Whoso finds an excellent book obtains the key to greatness. Here are selected opportunity quotes from the books we like best and where you can get a copy.

Every failure carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater reward.
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
Every good opportunity that presents itself isn't necessarily God's will for us.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
If you try to minimize your vulnerability by avoiding a new set of risks, you kill your chances for a quantum leap.
Price Pritchett, You Squared
Look beyond what you see with your natural eyes. Listen with your spiritual ears. Keep your antenna up for God's perfect direction in your life.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Opportunity has a sly habit of slipping in by the back door and disguising itself in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat. This is why so many fail to recognize it.
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Edison, An Enemy Called Average
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw, Believe You Can
Stars are constantly shinning, but we usually don't see them until night's darkest hours. The same is true with opportunities. Problems are opportunities, and there are more than we can count.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Start with what you can do; don't stop because of what you can't do. Great opportunities will come as you make the most of small ones.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Those who take advantage of their advantage obtain the advantage.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Until you test the limits regarding what you can achieve, you can't truly know what your chances really are.
Price Pritchett, You Squared
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
When you go through life raising the self-esteem of others, opportunities will open up before you, and people will help you in ways you cannot now imagine.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement
When you trust in God, you will see an opportunity in every problem, not problem in the middle of every opportunity.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; wherever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Earl Nightingale, Believe You Can


  1. Think and Grow Rich
  2. An Enemy Called Average
  3. You Squared
  4. Believe You Can
  5. The ABCs of Success
  6. Maximum Achievement