By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it.
The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
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.
Planning is bringing the future into the present.
Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.
The best possible preparation for the future is a well lived present.
This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Together we can and must fight for justice for our children and protect them from draconian tax cuts and budget choices that threaten their survival, education and preparation for the future. If they are not ready for tomorrow, neither is America.
Conservatism... offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
The best preparation for the future is a well-spent today.