Preparation Quotes

Be inspired by these preparation quotes which emphasize the importance of planning and being prepared as you journey towards a successful life. Be motivated by the opportunity that can result from being prepared.


"If you'd like to be that cool in a crisis, there are four key ways to do the 'mental pushups' to make you a better MacGyver: prepare, be more creative, visualize success and positive self-talk." Greg Conderacci, Getting UP!: Supercharging Your Energy
Positive   |


"I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it."
Denzel Washington
Motivation   |


"Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character."
T. Alan Armstrong
Sports   |


"Preparation is what allows the teacher to truly inspire. Preparation is in knowing exactly how the lesson plan will flow. It's in knowing what questions to ask and what answers to give."
Shawn L. Anderson, A Better Life: An Inspiring Story About Starting Over
Questioning   |


Prepare while others are daydreaming. William Arthur Ward
"Prepare while others are daydreaming."
William Arthur Ward
Famous   |  


Expecting results, will inspire you to prepare for the situation that you are expecting. By preparing, you have already practiced what it will feel like when the situation arrives.
Huni Hunfjord, Top 1% Parents Raise Top 1% Children: Learn the Secrets to Raising Top 1% Children
Inspirational Quotes  |


"Remember, any change in behavior requires preparation and a plan that you will keep your awareness and commitment high throughout the change."
K. Collins, Declutter Your Home Effectively
Change   |  


"It may come as a surprise to you, as it did to me several years ago, that according to this traditional Christian way of marking the year, Advent isn't Christmas. Advent prepares us for Christmas (all twelve days of it - not just one - from December 25 until January 5), but it does so indirectly."
Daniel Ethan Harris, Wait: Four Weeks of Preparing the Soul for Christmas
Christmas   |


"Live your dreams by setting and taking action on your goals; this will prepare you to live the life that you once only dreamed of."

Goal   |


"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
New Beginnings Quotes   |


"Excellence without effort is as futile as progress without preparation."
William Arthur Ward
Effort   |  


"You can never guarantee you'll be the smartest person in the room, but there is no excuse for not being the most prepared."
Brendan Paddick
Excuses   |  


"We all need to plant seeds in order to spring to life. Similarly, you can't climb a mountain starting at the top. It takes preparation, tools, skills and a set path to follow one step at a time."
Catherine Pulsifer
May Is Not Just For Flowers   |  


"We can measure many things, but the time that families and communities invest in children is invaluable. Giving kids a sense of fitting in, of feeling good about themselves, and giving them the opportunities to succeed and fail will really prepare kids of life ahead."
David DeNotaris
Children   |  


"Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes."
Zig Ziglar
Giving Our Best   |  


"The past is behind: learn from it. The future is ahead: prepare for it. The present is here: live it!"
Thomas S. Monson
Future   |  


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


"The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck."
Anthony Robbins
Luck   |  


"Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control."
Richard Kline
Confidence   |  


"The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision."
Bruce Barton
Teacher   |  


"While others are dreaming and talking, you can be taking action and preparing for opportunities that are just over the horizon."
Catherine Pulsifer
Dream   |  


"One's goals will quickly be considered unrealistic if he's not adequately prepared to meet them."
Jessica Minty, Perfectionism: Letting Go of Mistakes and Overcoming Anxiety
Achievement of Goals   |  


"Knowing where you are and how you feel will prepare you for whatever negative feelings or situations you might encounter in the future."
John McQuilkin, Insecurity
Your Attitude Determines Your Future   |  


"Fruit and veggies are Mother Nature's fast foods - most of them are highly portable and can be eaten with hardly any processing or preparation."
Linda Westwood, Healthy Habits Vol 3
Health   |  


"The better you're prepared, the better chance you'll have at staying on top of everything that is coming your way."
Colin Adams, Parenting for New Dads
Father   |  


"It is important to know that there is no manifestation without proper and prior preparation."
Stephen Obasun, Unleash Your Energy
Just Thinking Is Not Preparation   |  


"Learning from experience helps to prepare you for long-term success as you strive to reach your goals."
Mark Hodgson, Helen Lilley; Dealing with Difficult Parents
Success   |  


"The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work extremely well."
Jeff Ribman, Fail Better the Next Time
Work   |  


"The beginning of your fortune lies at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."
Bill Tharp, Bill Tharp's Prosperity Acceleration Course
Opportunity   |  


"When you have strong self-discipline you will be prepared to overcome any kind of obstacles that you might encounter on your journey towards creating good habits."
Ronald Valentino, Habits: The Ultimate Habit Creating Guide
Quotes about Overcoming   |  


"An effective negotiation won't work if you're not prepared, plus you're becoming aggressive for the wrongful reasons."
Patrick Kennedy, Negotiation: Power Negotiation - Getting To The YES
Top Ten Quotes about Opportunity   |  


"Be prepared for trouble. Don't fall apart when trouble strikes."
Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
Trouble   |  


"When you have kids be prepared for all possibilities."
Jason Hall, Captain Dadís Treasure Map: A Guide to Parenting, Life, and Love, a Little Outside the Box!
Possibilities   |  


"Career opportunities for those in-the-know and prepared, versus those who are unprepared."
Ben Green, The Global Superstar: How Your Students Can Develop An Advantage Over Global Competition
Nails That Destroy   |  


"When an employee is PREPARED, EQUIPPED, and ARMED with the RIGHT HABITS to address almost any situation, delivering exceptional customer service becomes easy."
Robert Stevenson, Raise Your Line: Success Is About a Higher Line Mentality
Customer Service   |  


"Despite our best efforts, we can never predict what will happen next. Being prepared for everything will improve our confidence and self-esteem."
Angel Graff, Self Esteem: Self Confidence
Self-Confidence: Believe In Yourself   |  


"By taking care of yourself you are preparing for your own future and preparing to be there to take care of your children during theirs."
Kate Flowers, The Happy Mom: The Guide To Happiness Every Mother Can Achieve
Mother   |  


"In the case of uncertainty, those who live their lives preparing to live in eternity would be much safer, much wiser than those who live only for the here and now."
Amberly Ruck, It is I, Wisdom
Wise   |  


"If you are preparing for a career transition or wanting to transform your current one, use low-risk situations to practice building your inner resilience to change."
Karen Kelloway, NAIL IT!: Six Steps to Transform Your Career
Inspiring Transition   |  


"Confidence is simply being prepared to take action. It's not fearing something, but instead tackling it head-on."
Simon Jenkins, Confidence
Fear   |  


"As soon as anything comes against what you stand for, you must be prepared to separate yourself and walk away."
Tondeleya Allen, The Blessed Woman Endeavor
Blessed   |  


"Doing your preparation in advance and then letting your brain process the information while you sleep helps to cement this information in your memory making it easier to access the next day."
Tricia Alach, Release! Guide to Mastering Stress
Memory   |  


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