Temptation vs. Opportunity

There’s a proverb that says :

“Opportunity knocks at the door once in a lifetime. But Temptation leans on the doorbell.”
or kind of…I’m not sure.

I’m also not sure if I can distinguish very well between the two.
It’s very difficult when I want something very much knowing if it’s a real opportunity or just my will tempting me. And the most important: what difference knowing it will make if I try?

By now, this other proverb fits me:

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4 Comments »

  1. leafless Said:

    Nah…I would rather aim at the fish–much more precise. 🙂

  2. mimulus Said:

    Hahahaha, interesting point of view 🙂 .
    I can say I aim at the fish when I know something is like the Moon for me.

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