Quotes About Preparedness

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Cormac McCarthy
“People were always getting ready for tomorrow. I didn't believe in that. Tomorrow wasn't getting ready for them. It didn't even know they were there.”
Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Stephen King
“there's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst.”
Stephen King, Different Seasons

Theodore Roosevelt
“Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
“Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!”
Theodore Roosevelt

William Shakespeare
“All things are ready, if our mind be so.”
William Shakespeare, Henry V

Mark Twain
“It usually takes me two or three days to prepare an impromptu speech.”
Mark Twain

Theodore Roosevelt
“It is not often that a man can make opportunities for himself. But he can put himself in such shape that when or if the opportunities come he is ready.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Benjamin Disraeli
“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”
Benjamin Disraeli

Idowu Koyenikan
“Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared.”
Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the Edge of Your Ability

Derek Landy
“I cannot have chaos erupting around me until I am prepared for it. I am a collector. I am an observer. I don't participate. My resources, and my standing, must be secure before I can allow the uncertainty of war to crash down upon us.”
Derek Landy, Skulduggery Pleasant

Tim Fargo
“Opportunity doesn't make appointments, you have to be ready when it arrives.”
Tim Fargo

“Over the years, Americans in particular have been all too willing to squander their hard-earned independence and freedom for the illusion of feeling safe under someone else's authority. The concept of self-sufficiency has been undermined in value over a scant few generations. The vast majority of the population seems to look down their noses upon self-reliance as some quaint dusty relic, entertained only by the hyperparanoid or those hopelessly incapable of fitting into mainstream society.”
Cody Lundin, When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes

Haruki Murakami
“But still, he reflected, I ought to wash my pajamas more often. Life is so uncertain: you never know what could happen. One way to deal with that is to keep your pajamas washed. --Tengo, IQ84”
Haruki Murakami

Lao Tzu
“A sage traveling all day
is never far from the supplies in his cart,
and however spectacular the views
he remains calm and composed.”
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

Thomm Quackenbush
“I feel as though I have leapt off this massive cliff and I am still building my wings… Everyone just assumes I know how to fly, but I am pretty sure I am only falling gracefully and hoping to miss the ground.”
Thomm Quackenbush, Flies to Wanton Boys

Michael Mabee
“We are not preparing for the world we live in - we are preparing for the world we find ourselves in.”
Michael Mabee, Prepping for a Suburban or Rural Community: Building a Civil Defense Plan for a Long-Term Catastrophe

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
“No one knows the future, but the present offers clues and hints on its direction.”
Innocent Mwatsikesimbe, Mirror

Bryant McGill
“If you have a deep desire to move forward, a way is being prepared for you.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

“Failure exists. Yes! Failure exists. Don’t expect to meet all your expectations in life; however, expect to do everything you must do to realize your expectations and success. These two things success and failure have in common; they both responds to uncertainty and they are triggered by action.”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“If you know that God may soon be entrusting you with a particular ministry, then it's important that you look ahead to what may be awaiting you in the future and see how you can prepare yourself for it”
Sunday Adelaja

Michael Mabee
“We’d be safer with musket in a safe town than with an assault rifle in a “without rule of law” world. That may not be sexy, but it’s the truth.”
Michael Mabee, Prepping for a Suburban or Rural Community: Building a Civil Defense Plan for a Long-Term Catastrophe

“Private-sector preparedness is not a luxury; it is a cost of doing business in the post-9/11 world. It is ignored at a tremendous potential cost in lives, money and national security.”
The 9 11 Commission Report

“You can’t prepare for the details of every single possible thing that might come your way in the future, because the future is uncertain.”
Auliq Ice

“pulling a great substance from a higher height whilst leaning on a slippery ground with the mentality of having the substance whilst standing is a thought of fantasy. You may only result in falling with the substance”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Every action in the present prepare us for the future.”
Lailah GiftyAkita

Steven Redhead
“What you are prepared to do in order to achieve what you want is the only cost involved in achieving that goal.”
Steven Redhead, Life Is Simply A Game

Stephanie Osborn
“Wait awhile, and everything will change."
~'Griblich”
Stephanie Osborn, The More Things Change

Bobby Akart
“Because you never know when the day before ... Is the day before. Prepare for tomorrow.”
Bobby Akart

“There is no such thing as weak competition; it grows all the time.”
Nabil N. Jamal

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