The more you sweat in preparation the less you bleed in battle.

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. • E.M. Forester

A vision without a strategy is a fantasy.

The starting point of all achievement is desire. • Napoleon Hill

Begin with the end in mind. • Walter Payton

By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail. • Benjamin Franklin

Life is one great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can. • Danny Kaye

Great things are achieved by those who dare to believe that God inside them is superior to circumstances.

Even the right decision is the wrong decision if it is made too late. • Lee Iacocca, Former Chrysler Chairman

There is nothing brilliant or outstanding in my record, except perhaps this one thing: I do the things that I believe ought to be done...and when I make up my mind to do a thing, I act. • President Theodore Roosevelt

Those who do not create the future they want must endure the future they get. • Author Unknown

If you are planning for one year, grow rice. If you are planning for twenty years, grow trees. If you are planning for centuries, grow men. • Chinese Proverb

There is nothing so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. • William James

The goal shapes the plan. The plan shapes the action. The action achieves the results. The results bring success. • John C. Maxwell, from Failing Forward

Dream. Believe. Dare. Do. • (The four pillars upon which the phenomenally successful Walt Disney Company is based.)

If you change something in the planning stage, it costs you a dollar. If you change something in the design phase, it costs you ten dollars. If you change something after the plant is built, it costs you a hundred dollars. • Brian Hartke (Manager of project engineering at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s Mead Johnson Nutritional Division)

On this and every turn, we’ll be making progress and progress is not just moving ahead. Progress is dreaming, working, building a better way of life. • Walt Disney

Not why it can’t be done—but how it can be done. • John C. Maxwell

Spectacular achievements come from unspectacular preparation. • Roger Staubach

It’s better to prepare than to repair. • John C. Maxwell

The man who is prepared has his battle half-fought. • Miguel De Cervantes, Spanish Novelist

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. • Henry Ford

It’s not what you are going to do, but it’s what you are doing now that counts. • Napoleon Hill

The man who is prepared has his battle half fought. • Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish Novelist

The one with the plan is the one with the power. • John C. Maxwell, from Thinking For A Change

The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare. • Thane Yost

Make your plans as fantastic as you like, because twenty-five years from now, they will seem mediocre. Make your plans ten times as great as you first planned, and twenty-five years from now you will wonder why you did not make them fifty times as great. • Henry Curtis

Quit waiting for a plan; just go love everybody. • Bob Goff