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A list of the best planning quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous planning quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic planning quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about planning?" and "What are inspirational planning quotes?"

This list includes notable planning quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest planning quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite planning sayings get to the bottom of the list.

List Criteria: Must be a famous or well-known quote. If a quote is cut off you can hover over the text to see the full quote.

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    The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.

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    A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.

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    By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

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    Plans are nothing; planning is everything.

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    Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.

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    Planning without action is futile, action without planning is fatal

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    You can never plan the future by the past.

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    If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

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    In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

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    I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.

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    PLANNING VS REACTING: How organized are you? Could your life be called a ballet or is it a hockey game (or a pin-ball machine)? However, even in a hockey game, good hockey player learn to skate to where the puck WILL BE.

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    Most people are content to let perfect days happen at random rather than PLAN for them.

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    For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.

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    The person who doesn't know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn't know where his last dollar went.

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    Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.

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    I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks.

    Winston Churchill More
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    Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.

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    Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.

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    No one was ever lost on a straight road.

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    When you're dying of thirst it's too late to think about digging a well.

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    Never begin the day until it is finished on paper.

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    When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people.

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    One step at a time is good walking.

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    The beginning is the most important part of the work.

    Plato More
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    Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.

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    The end we aim at must be known, before the way can be made.

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    A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

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    A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.

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    It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

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    We always plan too much and always think too little.

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    Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done.

    Ben Stein More
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    Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage

    Zig Ziglar More
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    Divide your movements into easy-to-do sections. If you fail, divide again.

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    Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.

    William Butler Yeats More
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    It's never too late to start planning for the future.

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    Before you build a better mousetrap, it helps to know if there are any mice out there.

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    Plan more than you can do, then do it. Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it. Hitch your wagon to a star, keep your seat, and there you are

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    Plan well before you take the journey. Remember the carpenter's rule: Measure twice, cut once.

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    If we had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.

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    It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.

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    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 More
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    Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.

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    Go make yourself a plan / And be a shining light. / Then make yourself a second plan, / For neither will come right.

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    When schemes are laid in advance, it is surprising how often the circumstances will fit in with them.

    William Osler More
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    Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.

    Euripides More
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    Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.

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    To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson More
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    To be prepared is half the victory.

    Miguel de Cervantes More
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    To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.

    Joseph Conrad More
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    Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in.

    Robert Collier More
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