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.
We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon.
Success comes from preparation.
We have to prepare for the worst, and the worst is war.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Always give your resume of good deeds when you run into someone that you wronged many years ago. They simply need to know today's version of you before they judge you on yesterday's news.