Possibility is an open door, swinging in the hallways of time. And while teachers can lead us to the threshold, only the student can choose to walk through. 

Here are 6 door-opening quotes about opportunity, potential, and possibility to inspire your inner dreamer and do-er.

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1. Every great discovery begins with uncertainty. We grow and learn when we stop being afraid of change, and open our souls to the potential of each new day.

When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life – Eckhart Tolle

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2. We are surrounded by the extraordinary. Opportunity exists not in some far-off distance, but all around us – we just need to learn to see it.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes – Marcel Proust

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3. Passion clarifies true direction. When we follow what we love, without fear, we discover new things and places we didn’t think were possible.

Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be – Joseph Campbell

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4. Every moment can be a moment of change. Control over the world is an illusion; but control of our minds and our thoughts is real, and it can happen right now and here.

Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as being able to remake ourselves – Mahatma Gandhi

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5. The story is still unfolding. Live each day as a paragraph, a page, or a chapter within the book; we are the authors of our destiny!

The future is completely open, and we are writing it moment to moment – Pema Chodron

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6. Dreams are the flight plans of our lives. Our deepest desires contain bits of beauty and personal truths, and we must keep the radio open to these inner signals.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams – Eleanor Roosevelt