You must be fully prepared to lose a great deal in order to make a great deal.Unknown
You can't fly a kite unless you go against the wind and have a weight to keep it from turning a somersault. The same with man. No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and is prepared to assume responsibilities.William J.H. Boetcker
If everyone in business prepared as carefully as professional soldiers, they'd be better off.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
When you deploy forces, you must have a good reason. The country must be behind those forces. And they must be trained, prepared and supported.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
He who is prepared for the future and he who deals cleverly with any situation that may arise are both happy; but the fatalistic man who wholly depends on luck is ruined.Chanakya
Magic doesn't suit everyone. Only those prepared to take full responsibility for themselves should apply.Peter J. Carroll
He shall recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defence shall be prepared.Bible
You can make all the excuses you want, but if you're not mentally tough and you're not prepared to play every night, you're not going to win.Larry Joe Bird
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.Horace
One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.Merlin Olsen
When you're prepared, you're more confident. When you have a strategy, you're more comfortable.Fred Couples
Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind.Louis Pasteur
If you are prepared to accept the consequences of your dreams then you must still regard America today with the same naive enthusiasm as the generations that discovered the New World.Jean Baudrillard
If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground will be prepared in their children for the severest predisposition to a disturbance of sexual development or to neurotic illnessSigmund Freud
I'm always prepared for the worst. I was prepared to have the book come out, sell seven copies, and have to keep working in advertising, so it was just great that it was received so well and by such a huge audience.Augusten Burroughs