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" TV/FASTER of human destinies am I ; Fame, love, and fortune on my footsteps wait; Cities and fields I walk ; I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and, passing by Hovel and mart and palace, soon or late I knock unbidden once at every gate. If sleeping,... "
The Technical World Magazine - Page 433
1904
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Official Proceedings, Volume 13

St. Louis Railway Club - 1908
...elevate the standard of citizenship in any community. PARTY OF THE SECOND PART. "OPPORTUNITY." "Master of human destinies am I ; Fame, Love and Fortune on...rise before I turn away. It is the hour of fate, And those who follow me reach every state Mortals desire, and conquer every foe Save death ; but those...
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Libraries, Volume 26

1921
...September, 1921. Opportunity Master of human destinies am I. Fame, love and fortune on my foot steps wait, Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate deserts and seas remote, and passing by I knock unbidden once at every gate. If sleeping, wake, if feasting, rise before I turn away. It is...
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The World's Work

Walter Hines Page, Arthur W. Page - 1912
...Roosevelt's presidential term a copy of it hung over the mantel of the executive office. Here it is: Master of human destinies am I. Fame, love, and fortune on...penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel, the mart, and palace, soon or late I knock unbidden once at every gate. If sleeping, wake — if feasting,...
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The Harvard Graduates' Magazine

1918
...humanity. The late John J. Ingalls, of Kansas, in a famous sonnet, makes "Opportunity" say: Master of human destinies am I! Fame, love, and fortune on...passing by Hovel and mart and palace, soon or late I knoek unbidden once at every gate! If sleeping, wake; if feasting, rise before I turn away. It is the...
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Improvement Era, Volume 10, Issue 1

1907
...made our peace under God's sky, alone in the springtime twilight. New York, NY OPPORTUNITY. Master of human destinies am I! Fame, love, and fortune on...mart and palace, soon or late I knock unbidden once on every gate. If sleeping, wake; if feasting, rise before I turn away; it is the hour of fate. And...
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The Sod House

Cass Grove Barns - 1970 - 287 pages
...The Birth of Nebraska "Master of human destinies am I, Fame, love, and fortune on my footstepi watt, Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate Deserts and...palace, soon or late I knock unbidden, once at every Kate. I am opportunity." , f HE United States of America made the f I greatest real estate purchase...
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The World Ahead: An Anthropologist Anticipates the Future

Margaret Mead - 2005 - 348 pages
...For everyday I stand outside your door And bid you wake, and rise to fight and win. 1 Or this: Master of human destinies am I! Fame, love, and fortune on...and seas remote, and passing by Hovel and mart and palace—soon or late I knock unbidden once at every gate! If sleeping, wake—if feasting, rise before...
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The World Ahead: An Anthropologist Anticipates the Future

Margaret Mead - 2005 - 348 pages
...For everyday I stand outside your door And bid you wake, and rise to fight and win.' Or this: Master of human destinies am I! Fame, love, and fortune on my footsteps wait. Cities and fields 1 walk; 1 penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel and mart and palace — soon or late...
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Opportunity: Optimizing Life's Chances

Donald Morris - 2006 - 461 pages
...industry. — Confucius Behold. I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it. — Rev. 3:8 I knock unbidden once at every gate! If sleeping, wake — if feasting, rise before I turn away . . . [for] I return no more! — John James Ingalls Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any...
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Dictionary of Proverbs

George Latimer Apperson, Martin H. Manser - 2007 - 643 pages
...handcs the offer of a goo torne. 1891:JJlngalls, Opportunity' in Truth (NY) 19 Feb., 17, I [Opportunity] knock unbidden once at every gate! If sleeping, wake: if feasting, rise before I turn away. ..[for] I return no more. 1941: 'P. Wentworth', Unlawful Occasions, xxiv, It was an opportunity with...
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