The bubble of opportunity

Wayne Dyer - American self-help author and a motivational speaker

There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen. 

Brian Tracy - Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development author

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Hispano-Roman Stoic philosopher

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

Gregg Braden - American New Age author

The key to our transformation is simply this: the better we know ourselves the better equipped we will be to make our choices wisely.

Benjamin Disraeli - Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.  

Brian Tracy - Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development author  

I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.  

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essayist, lecturer, philosopher 

Every wall is a door.  

Abraham Lincoln - American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States 

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.  

Roy T. Bennett - Author

Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love—be there for others—bring a little light into someone's day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest. 

James F. Byrnes - American judge and politician 

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.

Carly Florina  - American businesswoman and political figure

Fear hides possibilities.

Og Mandino - American author

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.

Charles R. Swindoll - Evangelical Christian pastor, author, educator, and radio preacher  

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.

Corrie Ten Boom - Dutch writer

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. 

Albert Einstein - Theoretical physicist

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Thich Nhat Hanh -  Vietnamese monk

We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.

Richard Wiseman - Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom

The concept of luck is very straightforward. Some people notice opportunities and others don't.

Richard John Koch - British management consultant, venture capital investor and author of books on management, marketing and lifestyle

Those who seize the day become seriously rich.

Wallace Delois Wattles - American New Thought writer

Do not wait for an opportunity to be all that you want to be.

Wallace Delois Wattles - American New Thought writer

There is never any hurry on the creative plane; and there is no lack of opportunity.

Mary-Elaine Jacobsen - Former Chief Psychologist for the Amherst Wilder Foundation, a highly-regarded organization with programs for behavior-disordered children, therapeutic foster care, home and school counseling, and child psychiatry

Too many people fail to answer opportunity’s knock at the door because they have to finish some preconceived plan.

Calvin C. Newport - Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgetown University and the author of self-improvement books

Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not.

Brad Stulberg - Internationally known expert on human performance, well-being, and sustainable success

Scientists have discovered that the more we resist temptation, think deeply, or focus intensely, the better we become at doing.

Daniel Goleman - Author and science journalist. For twelve years, he wrote for The New York Times, reporting on the brain and behavioral sciences

The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice there is little we can do to change until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds.

Vernon Linwood Howard - American spiritual teacher, author, and philosopher

Inner guidance is heard like soft music in the night by those who have learned to listen.

Eric Butterworth - Best-selling author of 16 books and a prominent leader in the Unity and New Thought movements

Where you are in consciousness has everything to do with what you see in experience.

Debbie Ford - American self-help author, coach, lecturer and teacher, most known for The New York Times best-selling book, The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, which aimed to help readers overcome their shadow side with the help of modern psychology and spiritual practices

Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.

Gregg Krech - Executive Director of the ToDo Institute, a Naikan education and retreat center near Middlebury, Vermont

Paying attention to the world around you is a priceless skill – a skill that is elegantly connected to taking action. If you use it and develop it you will notice more and more. And the more you notice, the more you will be clear about what needs doing.