Preparation

 

Miguel De Cervantes
“To be prepared is half the victory.”
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Author Unknown
“When it is time for action the time for preparation is past.”
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A. Theodore Tuttle
“It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark!”
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Abraham Lincoln
“I will prepare, and perhaps my chance will come”
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Henry Ford
“Before everything else, getting ready is the secret to success.”
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Benjamin Franklin
“By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.”
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Thane Yost
“The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare.”
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John F. Kennedy
“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining."
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Jackie Joyner Kersee
“It's better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.”
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Abraham Lincoln
"If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe."
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Benjamin Franklin
“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.”
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Henry Hartman
“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.”
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Seneca
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
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H. Jackson Brown
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today”
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Joyce Brothers
“A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. “
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Jack Youngblood
“Good luck is a residue of preparation.”
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Daniel Webster
“No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation.”
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Robert H. Schuller
“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.”
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Elbert Hubbard
“The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.”
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Joe Gibbs
“A winning effort begins with preparation.”
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Alexander Graham Bell
“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”
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Richard Kline
“Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.”
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John Dewey
“Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.”
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Confucius
“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.”

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Stuart Pearce
“But to me the bottom line is the more education you can give yourself, and the more preparation you can do, the less chance of failing.”
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak.”
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Omar Epps
“I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?”
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Amos 4:12
“Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.”
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Arthur Ashe
“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”
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Alicia Machado
“If you don't have talent or preparation for whatever you want to do, you will not be successful in anything.”
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Colin Powell
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
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Barbara Jordan
“There is no obstacle in the path of young people who are poor or members of minority groups that hard work and preparation cannot cure.”
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George Washington Carver
“There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation - veneer isn't worth anything.”
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Paul "Bear" Bryant
“It's not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters."
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Stephen King
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”
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Paul Coffey
“Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It's hard to stay on top.”
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Louis L'Amour
“Sometimes we have the dream but we are not ourselves ready for the dream. We have to grow to meet it.”
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Michelangelo
“If the people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem wonderful at all.”
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Johnny Carson
“Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: 'Are you ready?'
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Eleanor Roosevelt
“One thing life taught me -- if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you.”
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it”
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Bruce Jenner
“I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete, or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win—if you don't, you won't.”
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Viscount Montgomery
“The commander must decide how he will fight the battle before it begins. He must then decide who he will use the military effort at his disposal to force the battle to swing the way he wishes it to go; he must make the enemy dance to his tune from the beginning and not vice versa.”
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