Opportunist Quotes

Quotes tagged as "opportunist" (showing 1-12 of 12)
Idowu Koyenikan
“Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared.”
Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the Edge of Your Ability

Tarryn Fisher
“He taught me who I was, something I would never have known, without his deft Handling of my personality”
Tarryn Fisher, The Opportunist

Kristin Cashore
“A man who fights you as he does is no better than an opportunist and no worse than a thug.”
Kristin Cashore, Graceling

Criss Jami
“I am often guilty of expecting the worst so as to avoid disappointment and welcome surprise.”
Criss Jami, Healology

“Hard work works harder than luck!”
Germany Kent, You Are What You Tweet: Harness the Power of Twitter to Create a Happier, Healthier Life

J. Kenner
“He won't be happy until he's banging the next big thing. And while he'd prefer a female, I think he'd fuck anything that moves if he thinks it'll ease his climb to the top. Male, female, or small farm animal.”
J. Kenner, Claim Me

Carlos Wallace
“There's a difference between an opportunist, and someone who seizes an opportunity. One selfishly harvests the fruits of another's labor, the other strategically helps plant the seeds. The latter can be an asset, the former will always be a leech. That climb to the top is already back breaking enough! Don't carry opportunists up your ladder of success!”
Carlos Wallace, Life Is Not Complicated-You Are: Turning Your Biggest Disappointments Into Your Greatest Blessings

“Subtle difference between a hero and an opportunist is not where you stand, but its timing. Standing up against injustice when it suits is convenience, not heroism”
Faisal Khosa

Murray N. Rothbard
“For while libertarians have too often been opportunists who lose sight of or under-cut their ultimate goal, some have erred in the opposite direction: fearing and condemning any advances toward the idea as necessarily selling out the goal itself. The tragedy is that these sectarians, in condemning all advances that fall short of the goal, serve to render vain and futile the cherished goal itself.”
Murray N. Rothbard, For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto

“The royalists paroled from the Channel Islands who chose Virginia, Philip Ludwell and Francis Lovelace among them, became Sir William Berkeley's courtiers. They never lost the habit, so appropriate to exiles, of pledging loyalty to the king but looking out for themselves.”
Stephen Saunders Webb, 1676: The End of American Independence

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“We stand around waiting for the ‘big’ opportunity while we bypass all the ‘small’ opportunities that would have created that ‘big’ opportunity.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough