All serious daring starts from within.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity.
When something important is going on, silence is a lie.
Opportunity is a bird that never perches.
Middleness is the very enemy of the bold.
Opportunity's favorite disguise is trouble.
A good resolution is like an old horse which is often saddled but rarely ridden.
What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
Opportunity is sometimes hard to recognize if you're only looking for a lucky break.