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opportunity never / seldom knocks twice at any man's door
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used to imply that one should be ready to seize opportunities when they arise, as they may not come again
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when life gives you lemons, make lemonade
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used to imply that one should make the best of a difficult or unpleasant situation, and turn it into an opportunity for something positive
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mill cannot grind with water that is past
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used to imply that opportunities are only valuable when acted upon in the present moment and cannot be regained once they have passed
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take the goods the gods provide
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used to imply that one should utilize and enjoy good fortune or advantageous circumstances when they are presented, rather than taking them for granted or letting them go to waste
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live for today for tomorrow never comes
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used to emphasize the importance of enjoying the present moment and not postponing happiness or fulfillment for an uncertain future.
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a flower blooms more than once
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used to imply opportunities in life are not limited to just one chance, but can recur again and again, encouraging people to stay optimistic and hopeful
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hoist your sail when the wind is fair
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used to suggest that when conditions are favorable for success, one should act quickly to achieve their goals
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every dog gets one bite
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used to imply that everyone deserves a fair chance or opportunity to succeed or experience something, regardless of their past behavior or reputation
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when / as one door closes / shuts, another (one) opens
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used to suggest that when an opportunity is missed or a situation does not work out as planned, there will always be new opportunities or options that arise
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one today is worth two tomorrows
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used to suggest that the present moment is more valuable than the future, as taking action now can lead to greater rewards and benefits in the long term
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