The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism
Despair is most often the offspring of ill-preparedness
What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are; and what we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.
Glorious is the tumult of the waves that crash against a vessel, preparing it for the seas of life.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve.
I have yet to be in a game where luck was involved. Well-prepared players make plays. I have yet to be in a game where the most prepared team didn't win.
Luck is a crossroad where preparation and opportunity meet
If your're not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job.
Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity
Avoiding occasions of expense by cultivating peace, we should remember also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger frequently prevent much greater disbursements to repel it
For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration
I used to hurt so badly that I'd ask God why, what have I done to deserve any of this? I feel now He was preparing me for this, for the future. That's the way I see it.
Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
Imperfect preparation gives rise to the thousand-fold forms that express physical and mental inferiority and insecurity.
Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
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.
Who rides slow, must saddle betimes
If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.
As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.
hope for the best, prepare for the worst
He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration.