122+ Best Preparation Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Preparation is a management principle whereby people get ready for a final product or for a successful experience. Inspirational preparation quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Most Famous Preparation Quotes

True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed. – Tom Robbins

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vicepresident, and that one word is ‘to be prepared. – Dan Quayle

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out. – Anne Frank

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet. – Bobby Unser

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. – Alexander Graham Bell

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. – Abraham Lincoln

Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will. – James Monroe

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck. – Tony Robbins

Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children. – Sitting Bull

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty. – Thomas Jefferson

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? – James Allen

Proper preparation prevents poor performance. – Stephen Keague

The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done. – George Macdonald

Thorough preparation makes its own luck. – Joe Poyer

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. – Joyce Brothers

Today’s preparation determines tomorrow’s achievement. – unknown

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My preparation is always mediation and deep breathing. And the rubbing of my hands together just gets my energy going. – John Edward

Life is a long preparation for something that never happens. – William Butler Yeats

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. – Colin Powell

Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals. – David Ogilvy

God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there. – Billy Graham

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. – Benjamin Franklin

Preparation eradicates cowardice, which we define as the failure to act in the midst of fear. – Veronica Roth

I haven’t got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out. – David Sedaris

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune. – Horace

Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of. – Jane Austen

Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration. – Napoleon Bonaparte

The best possible preparation for the future is a well lived present. – George H. Brimhall

I don’t believe in luck, I believe in preparation. – Bobby Knight

Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous. – Mark Caine

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. – Alan Lakein

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened. – Herman Hesse

Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days. – Gloria Steinem

quotes about being prepared

Long-range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions. – Peter Drucker

Another occupation might have been better. – F. H. Bradley

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. – John Adams

Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative. – Henry A. Kissinger

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. – Abdul Kalam

It’s not the will to win that matter – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters. – Paul Bear Bryant

Be over prepared so that you wont under perform. – Gary Mack

Proper preparation prevents poor performance. – Charlie Batch

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. – Benjamin Franklin

Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs. – Mario Andretti

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement. – Dwight L. Moody

Excellence without effort is as futile as progress without preparation. – William Arthur Ward

Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren’t enjoying today’s sunshine. – William Feather

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

I can imagine myself on my deathbed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman. – Aleister Crowley

Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide. – Tecumseh

Chance favors the prepared mind. – Louis Pasteur

I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck. I wanted to be in the band who didn`t look like a bunch of guys who, you know, should be in a library studying for their finals. – Gene Simmons

Thorough preparation makes its own luck. – Joe Poyer

Preparation is the be-all of good trial work. Everything else-felicity of expression, improvisational brilliance-is a satellite around the sun. Thorough preparation is that sun. – Louis Nizer

The best possible preparation of success is empower yourself with trust in self capabilities. – Anil Sinha

Prepare the umbrella before it rains. – Malay Proverb

A good preparation takes longer than the delivery. – E. Kim Nebeuts

He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture. – Amelia Earhart

inspiring preparation quotes

Preparation is the key to leadership success. The more prepared you are the less your struggle to make it happen and the more your effectiveness! – Israelmore Ayivor

Preparation doesn’t assures victory, it assures confidence. – Amit Kalantri

First, I prepare. Then I have faith. – Joe Namath

You cannot move forward in any project, or task, career, relationship or changing a habit unless you plan. And, preparation is not the end but only the beginning. – Byron Pulsifer

Prepare while others are daydreaming. – William Arthur Ward

The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work superbly well. – William Osler

To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects. – Le Corbusier

Even if what you’re working on doesn’t go anywhere, it will help you with the next thing you’re doing. Make yourself available for something to happen. – Cormac McCarthy

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised. – Denis Waitley

Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow. – Calvin Coolidge

Men succeed when they realize that their failures are the preparation for their victories. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Preparation for life is so important. Luck is what happens when preparedness meets opportunity. Opportunity is all around us. Are you prepared? – Earl Nightingale

It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared. – Whitney Young Jr.

Preparation time is never wasted time. – Anonymous

In fair weather prepare for foul. – Thomas Fuller

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. – Abdul Kalam

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. – Oprah Winfrey

Arrange whatever pieces come your way. – Virginia Woolf

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan. – Margaret Thatcher

You don’t need to be straight to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight. – Barry Goldwater

Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control. – Richard Kline

It’s all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you’re properly trained. – Queen Elizabeth

I don’t let things go unless I’m ready for them to go. – Faith Hill

Anxiety is caused by a lack of control, organization, preparation, and action. – David Kekich

In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. – Carl Sagan

Look to the future, because that is where you’ll spend the rest of your life. – George Burns

Arrange whatever pieces come your way. – Virginia Woolf

All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near – Sun Tzu

To be ready to fail is to be prepared for success. – Jose Bergamin

…the best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all your enthusiasm, on doing today’s work superbly today. That is the only possible way you can prepare for the future. – Dale Carnegie

top preparation quotes

When I cut the feet out of my pantyhose that one time, I saw it as my sign. I had been visualizing being self-employed prior to this happening. It was my mental preparation meeting the opportunity in that moment. – Sara Blakely

Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. – Miguel De Cervantes

All things are ready, if our minds be so. – William Shakespeare

Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. – George C. Clason

A tremendous amount of preparatory work and continuous training is necessary in order to turn your vague wish into professional excellence. – Aleksandr Tairov

If you’re prepared, then you’re able to feel confident. – Robert J. Ringer

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. – Barbara Jordan

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. – Sun Tzu

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. – Sun Tzu

The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done. – George MacDonal

I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. – Muhammad Ali

One and one is two, and two and two is four, and five will get you ten if you know how to work it. – Mae West

The most prepared are the most dedicated. – Raymond Berry

You can only fight the way you practice. – Miyomoto Musashi

What we prepare for is what we shall get. – William Graham Sumner

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

Study the past if you would define the future. – Confucius

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

Greatness is in the preparation. – Jack Hyles

Preparation for life is so important. Are you prepared? – Earl Nightingale

The smaller the role innate talents seems to play and the bigger the role of preparation seems to play. – Malcolm Gladwell

The best preparation for tomorrow is the right use of today. – Darry D

Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer. – Ernest Holmes

Adversity is preparation for greatness. – Andy Andrews

Our confidence comes from our preparation. – Ronaldinho

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. – Alexander Graham Bell

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