Opportunity only knocks once

Possible interpretation: We should take an opportunity (or chance) when it comes. According to this saying, it will not come again.

Note: knock (verb) = strike or hit (a door) noisily to attract attention | opportunity (noun) = a lucky chance; a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something

Quick Quiz:

If "opportunity only knocks once", when an opportunity arises we should

a. listen carefully

b. take it immediately

c. wait for it to come again

Saying of the Day

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Contributor: Josef Essberger