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.
One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks
Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures.
Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere.
He who turns the other cheek too far gets it in the neck.
What isn't tried won't work.
Opportunities are often things you haven't noticed the first time around.
Men may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.