Planning Quotes

Planning QuotesA Collection Of My Favourite Planning Quotes

There is a vast collection of planning quotes on the internet. Below is my compilation of some planning quotes which are my favourite and which I read often to remind myself the how important proper planning is.

“Failing to plan is planning to fail.” – Alan Lakein

“Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.” – William A. Ward

“Goals are dreams we convert to plans and take action to fulfil.” – Zig Ziglar

“Let your plans be dark and as impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.” – Sun Tzu

“Plan for what is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small. The difficult things in this world must be done while they are easy, the greatest things in the world must be done while they are still small. For this reason sages never do what is great, and this is why they achieve greatness.” – Sun Tzu

“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” – Winston Churchill

“Those who plan do better than those who do not plan even though they rarely stick to their plan.” – Winston Churchill

“You can never plan the future by the past.” – Edmund Burke

“If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.” – Edward Everett Hale

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” – Richard C. Cushing

“To be prepared is half the victory.” – Miguel De Cervantes

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

“When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people.” – Chinese Proverb

“Strategic planning is worthless – unless there is first a strategic vision.” – John Naisbitt

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

“No matter how carefully you plan your goals, they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.” – W. Clement Stone

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” – Confucius

“Good plans shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.” – Lester Robert Bittel

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

“Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” – Peter F. Drucker

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Author Unknown

“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.” –  Thomas Edison

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France

“A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final destination and usually the best way to get there.” – H. Stanely Judd

“If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.” – W. Clement Stone

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