Preparation Quotes

The tendency of an event to occur varies inversely with one's preparation for it.

David Searles

Be Prepared.

Lord Baden Powell

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

When ye are prepared for a thing, the opportunity to use it presents itself.

Edgar Cayce

The most prepared are the most dedicated.

Raymond Berry

Preparing mentally takes more out of you than the physical aspect of it.

Summer Sanders

Thorough preparation makes its own luck.

Joe Poyer

To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated.

James Carse

Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

Orison Swett Marden

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today

Elbert Hubbard

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation

Daniel Webster

If your're not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job.

Brooks Robinson

Imperfect preparation gives rise to the thousand-fold forms that express physical and mental inferiority and insecurity.

Alfred Adler

If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.

Florence Scovel Shinn

Unless a man has trained himself for his chance, the chance will only make him look ridiculous.

J. B. Matthews

Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.


The best match in the world will not light a candle unless the wick be first suitably prepared.


Despair is most often the offspring of ill-preparedness

Don Williams, Jr

Be conscious first of thyself within, then think and act. All living thought is a world in preparation; all real act is a thought manifested. The material world exists because an Idea began to play in divine self-consciousness.

Sri Aurobindo

In God's providence there is no evil, but only good or its preparation.

Sri Aurobindo

While we seek to fill up life in a way that will best secure the ends of our existence here, our whole plan and course of action should be such as will not hinder but serve our preparation for a future world.

Albert Barnes

An individual's self-concept is the core of his personality. It affects every aspect of human behavior: the ability to learn, the capacity to grow and change. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life.

Joyce Brothers

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