Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing. I have only begun to learn content and peace of mind since I have resolved at all risks to do this.
Clearly outline your plans, acknowledge God and he will direct them for you. If you can have it planned, you can achieve it; if you have it planned big, you will achieve it big. Make your choice!
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.
Why not seize the pleasure at once? -- How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!
Don't pay attention to people Who tell you can't do it at lenght. Trusting your own instincts Can lead to what's quintessential. Make their limitation be your strenght. You might as well contradict them And then reach your full potential.
There is always a part of my mind that is preparing for the worst, and another part of my mind that believes if I prepare enough for it, the worst won’t happen.
What we are waiting for is not as important as what happens to us while we are waiting. Trust the process.
Sometimes, getting comfortable with the circumstance is the only preparation you need to deal with it.
It's best to have your tools with you. If you don't, you're apt to find something you didn't expect and get discouraged.
Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.
Common sense best dictates when balancing our needless and negative fear-driven worries with appropriate preparation and responsible readiness.
Discover a purpose that gives you passion. Develop a plan that makes you persistent. Design a preparation and motivates you to optimize your potentials. Do it because you love it!
Everything you are called to do has already been prepared for you by God, He just needs your obedience
If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest. If his forces are united, separate them. If sovereign and subject are in accord, put division between them. Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected .
If you are an aspiring leader and you have not yet gone through any trouble, prepare for one. It is by going through the hard times that you become harder against the storms of life.
He listened to their opinions, stated his own, and supported them with reasons; and from his being constantly occupied with such meditations, it resulted, that when in command no complication could ever present itself with which he was not prepared to deal.
Leadership is about taking steps while management is about drawing the map on the steps to take. Managers simply plan, leaders simply execute!
Between a plan and it’s achievement is a leader in the middle. With his one arm he makes the plan. With the other one he carries them through.
Leaders don't venture without vision. They don't pray without plans. They don't climb without clues. They are always prepared.
There is this common notion that people are shallow and ignorant until they go out and see the world. I, on the other hand, went out and in comparison realized I was in pretty good standing.
Why should we look to the past in order to prepare for the future? Because there is nowhere else to look.