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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

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

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

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

Jarod Kintz
“My love for you would blot out the sun like a cloud made out of yogurt. I hope you brought a spoon.”
Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

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

“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

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

Maya Banks
“I'd be a dumbass if I didn't plan for every contingency.”
Maya Banks, Hidden Away

“Better to arrive late and ready, than early and unprepared.”
POB Bismark

Cherie Priest
“Did you even use anything at all in that bag of yours?"

"No, but I might use some of it later." And I almost certainly would, once I got rid of this crybaby and picked up my drag queen.”
Cherie Priest, Bloodshot

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Why is it that at the very moment I need to appear graceful I stumble and fall like a klutz, as though this scene had never played through my mind differently a million times?”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

Jarod Kintz
“I carry a shower curtain folded up neatly in my wallet, because you never know when you’ll never know.”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

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

James Yeager
“Your responsibility to be ready for the fight, never ends.”
James Yeager

Israelmore Ayivor
“People who have fully prepared always save time. Albert Einstein was right to teach that if he is given six hours to chop down a tree, he would spend the first four sharpening the axes. When you are done with your action plans, work will be easier!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

James   Hubbard
“Everyone deserves the chance to survive. I think of this every time I see another disaster. There are probably people dying who don’t have to.”
James Hubbard

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

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

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don't rush in order to have things done early. Be prepared before you set off. That's the rule. However, this does not mean that you keep delaying the time for beginning. You must begin by all means! Go, get prepared!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

“Angels were descended to help the fully prepared and the committed in the Battle of Badr. First prepare then anticipate divine help.”
Rana Junaid Mustafa Gohar

Israelmore Ayivor
“Prior preparation is Success divided by half. Once you have fully prepared, every hand glove that obstacles wear to pull you away from reaching your destination will become slippery!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

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

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