Favorite Quotations ~† Preparation Henry Ford: Young Man With Ideas

"If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, Iíd spend six sharpening my axe." ~ Abraham Lincoln

John Burroughs

When I work, I work very fast, but preparing to work can take any length of time. ~ Cy Twombly

The will to prepare is as important as the will to win. ~ Bud Wilkinson

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. ~ Henry Ford

Your first job is to prepare the soil. The best tool for this is your neighbor's motorized garden tiller. If your neighbor does not own a garden tiller, suggest that he buy one. ~ Dave Barry

I always believe in being prepared, even when I'm dressed in white tie and tails. ~ George Patton

To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated. ~ James Carse

Don't go to the fishpond without a net. ~ Japanese Proverb

What I do is prepare myself until I know I can do what I have to do. ~ Joe Namath

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. ~ Joe Paterno

Chance favors the prepared mind. ~ Louis Pasteur

I will prepare and some day my chance will come. ~ Abraham Lincoln

If youíre not prepared, itís not pressure you feel, itís fear. ~ Bruce Bochy

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