Quotes on Missing Opportunity

Never miss out on an opportunity like a good recession. Jack Welch

Many people miss opportunity because it came disguised in overalls. Henry Ford

Miss not the occasion; by the forelock take that subtle power, the never-halting time. William Wordsworth

When one misses an opportunity one is apt to fancy that another will never present itself. Marie Bashkirtseff

We should not miss the present opportunity or we shall be blamed by posterity. Shunroku Hata

Comedy makes you humble. Because there are so many opportunities to miss, and strike out. Steve Martin

Life is short. Don't miss opportunities to spend time with the people that you love. Joel Osteen

It is all very well to be cautious, but if we are too cautious we will miss our opportunity. Yoshijiro Umezu

The man of meditation is the man who wastes no time, scatters no energy, misses no opportunity. Annie Besant

Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement. George Burton Adams

A new year reminds us that regardless of how often we fail or miss the mark, God freely offers opportunity to begin anew. James Robison

If you sleep,you will miss the OPPORTUNITY to be successful Eric Thomas

I miss going to school and having friends; that's normal for anyone my age. I had a very boring childhood because I never had the opportunity to associate with anybody my own age due to my career. I miss being around kids my own age. Selena

No one can keep their word. Everyone's in hurry and jumping to the next opportunity. There's something missing... Steve Young

Just as, in travel, one may miss seeing the sunset because one cannot find the ticket-office or is afraid of missing the train, so in even the closest human relationships a vast amount of time and of affection is drained away in minor misunderstandings, missed opportunities, and failures in consideration or understanding. Iris Origo

Sometimes the course of our lives depends on what we do or don't do in a few seconds, a heartbeat, when we either seize the opportunity, or just miss it. Miss the moment and you never get a chance again. Aidan Chambers

The Admiral's using us," he says to the kids around him. "Don't you see that?" Most of the kids just shrug, but Hayden's there, and he never misses an opportunity to add his peculiar wisdom to a situation. "I'd rather be used whole than in pieces," Hayden says. Neal Shusterman

You don't know why God has put that person in your path. It's not a coincidence. He's strategically lined up every person, every detail and every step of your life. Now do your part-don't miss an opportunity to do good for others. Joel Osteen

In all modern depressions, recessions, or growth-correction, as variously they are called, we never miss the goods that are not produced. We miss only the opportunities for the labour - for the jobs - that are not provided. John Kenneth Galbraith

Palestinians never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Abba Eban

Never miss an opportunity to teach; when you teach others, you teach yourself. Itzhak Perlman

We are all called to be great saints, don't miss the opportunity. Mother Angelica

Anyone who is not investing now is missing a tremendous opportunity. Carlos Slim

That's been my sort of aim in life, to never miss an opportunity. Kiri Te Kanawa

Most of us miss our best opportunities in life because they come to us disguised as work. Nido R Qubein

Sure, you can choose the safety and predictability of the cage, forfeiting the adventure God has destined for you. But you won't be the only one missing out or losing out. When you lack the courage to chase the Wild Goose, the opportunity costs are staggering. Who might not hear about the love of God if you don't seize the opportunity to tell them? Who might be stuck in poverty, stuck in ignorance, stuck in pain if you're not there to help free them? Where might the advance of God's kingdom in the world stall out because you weren't there on the front lines? Mark Batterson

You never truly understand what you are missing until you have it in your grasp and push it away. Teresa Mummert

You can miss a lot by sticking to the point. Anne Fadiman

God showed me that He could and would replace everything that was missing in my life, but that nothing could replace Him in my life. Zig Ziglar

She misses him more now than when he was away Melina Marchetta

Seek beauty and miss love. But seek love and find both. Max Lucado

Opportunity is a bird that never perches. Claude Maxwell MacDonald

Those who look for reasons to hate miss opportunities to love. Elisabeth of Wied

Might you be missing opportunities because you have been too quick to ask how instead of why? John C Maxwell

Become aware, awake. Then you will see that everything comes and goes, all things come and pass. Life is a flux. Your consciousness is the only thing that is immovable, that is eternal. To attain it is freedom. To attain it is the goal of life. If you miss it you have missed your life and you have missed a tremendously great gift, a great opportunity. Rajneesh

You must have the courage to trust your instincts and be ready to question what other people don't. If you do that, you can seize opportunities that others would miss. Believe in yourself, and use everything you can - including the obstacles - to propel you along the road to success. Who knows what you might achieve? Richard Branson

While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity Publilius Syrus

Our fears can cause us to miss out on a lot of experiences and golden opportunities. Don't let your fears rob you of your life. James Van Praagh

If you fall in love with an idea, you won't see the merits of alternative approaches-and will probably miss an opportunity or two. One of life's great pleasures is letting go of a previously cherished idea. Then you're free to look for new ones. What part of your idea are you in love with? What would happen if you kissed it goodbye? Roger Von Oech

United States has always been very close to Africa and it's very sad now to see that Africa has a lot more friends - a lot more engagements with the Chinese, with the Indians, with the Brazilians as the United States retreats. Actually, Africa is a wonderful place to do business and American business is missing a big opportunity by really overlooking Africa. Mo Ibrahim

You can eliminate depression without making someone happy. You can cure anxiety without teaching someone optimism. You can return someone to work without improving their job performance. If all you strive for is diminishing the bad, you'll only attain the average and you'll miss out entirely on the opportunity to exceed the average. Shawn Achor

To say that a schlemiel is a luckless person is to touch only the negative side. It is the schlemiel's avocation and profession to miss out on things, to muff opportunities, to be persistently, organically, preposterously and ingeniously out of place. A hungry schlemiel dreams of a plate of hot soup, and hasn't a spoon. Maurice Samuel

If someone can produce the law that keeps guns out of the hands of criminals but protects the right of law-abiding citizens to possess them, and doesn't infringe on those rights, I would consider that. But all the proposals I've seen do not achieve that goal. And we are missing a golden opportunity to have an important debate about violence in the USA. Violence in our society is the problem. Marco Rubio

Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love. Therese Of Lisieux

Never miss an opportunity to say a word of congratulation upon anyone's achievement. Lyndon B Johnson

Never miss an opportunity to shut up. Mark Twain

One must never miss an opportunity of quoting things by others which are always more interesting than those one thinks up oneself. Marcel Proust

Never miss an opportunity to keep your damn mouth shut. Duff McKagan

Never miss an opportunity to just shut up. Reese Witherspoon

Donald Trump is withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement because he wants to lower environmental standards for American products and manufacture more cheaply. His reasoning is quite simple, but very shortsighted. It won't succeed because, by doing so, Trump is missing a golden opportunity to modernize American industry. Martin Schulz

There are so many urban pop ideas that are underserved, and I think Hollywood doesn't see us and misses the opportunity to integrate. Russell Simmons

I'll miss some of the opportunities that playing Harry [Potter] brought me. Daniel Radcliffe

I learned that I'm so busy with what I'm doing, so focused on what I'm doing, that I miss a lot of opportunities for interacting with people. Bela Fleck

You have a wonderful opportunity here to not care about something that doesn't matter to you. Please don't miss out on it. Mallory Ortberg

If doing a good act in public will excite others to do more good, then 'Let your light shine to all.' Miss no opportunity to do good. John Wesley

The value of being silent: I never miss an opportunity to say nothing. Garrison Wynn

In life, do you ever really know if you're missing an opportunity? No, you really don't. Philip Seymour Hoffman

I don't want an opportunity to go missing because of my lack of organization. Sandra Bullock

I don't have any problem working with first-time directors because all directors have to start somewhere and all great directors have had a first film. So, if you take the view that you don't want to work with a first-timer, you might miss out on a fantastic opportunity. Dougray Scott

How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it. Paulo Coelho

...Missing out on some opportunity never bothers us. What's wrong with someone getting a little richer than you? It's crazy to worry about this.... Charlie Munger

Anyone who doesn't sing and dance at every opportunity is missing out on the joy of life. Dick Van Dyke

You must make your own opportunities. John Bartholomew Gough

Whenever there is fear, there is opportunity. When there is great fear, there is great opportunity. Andy Stanley

The things that hinder me are opportunities to learn more and develop further. Robert Anton Wilson

Now the opportunity to destroy the USSR has arrived. Sadao Araki

I remain on SVU because it is an incredible opportunity. B. D. Wong

When there's change, there's opportunity. Jack Welch

Every day is an opportunity to make a new happy ending. May you live all the days of your life. Jonathan Swift

I don't miss another opportunity to try to do my best to finish the things I have left undone. I could say: It's my unresolved karma that wakes me up in the morning. Sharon Gannon

Everybody has their moment of great opportunity in life. If you happen to miss the one you care about, then everything else becomes eerily easy. Douglas Adams

It's a great opportunity to lower costs without sacrificing quality. If a retailer is not leveraging this capability, they are certainly missing something. Marc Chandler

When we aren't alert, we miss opportunities to improve ourselves. We should always watch for circumstances or situations that can help or harm us and be eager to learn from these encounters. John Wooden

Aging is not 'lost youth,' but a new stage of opportunity and strength. It's a different stage of life, and if you are going to pretend it's youth, you are going to miss it. You are going to miss the surprises, the possibilities, and the evolution that we are just beginning to know about because there are no role models, no guideposts, and no signs. Betty Friedan

I have no use whatsoever for projections or forecasts. They create an illusion of apparent precision. The more meticulous they are, the more concerned you should be. We never look at projections, but we care very much about, and look very deeply at, track records. If a company has a lousy track record, but a very bright future, we will miss the opportunity... Warren Buffett

Women sometimes forgive a man who forces the opportunity, but never a man who misses ones. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

To live in the past is to miss today's opportunities and tomorrow's blessings. Quentin Crisp

If you look at Obama - I think that what you saw during those eight years, and in those last few weeks, was that he really loves people and he is going to miss them. And that he deeply appreciate the opportunity he was given. Alyssa Mastromonaco

August Strindberg gave me the opportunity to have this incredible story [Miss Julie ], about the class system, about unfairness in life, but also this story about man and woman. What I wanted, because he gave me the freedom, to give her a voice that I missed a little in her. Liv Ullmann

Goals happen to be restrictive to me. Goals can cause me to maybe miss out or make a wrong decision on an opportunity that pops up. Rush Limbaugh

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