Plan Quotes

Quotes tagged as "plan" (showing 1-30 of 390)
Nicholas Sparks
“I know the Lord has a plan for us all, but sometimes, I just don't understand what the message can be.”
Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

Jonathan Stroud
“Can you define "plan" as "a loose sequence of manifestly inadequate observations and conjectures, held together by panic, indecision, and ignorance"? If so, it was a very good plan.”
Jonathan Stroud, The Ring of Solomon

Terry Pratchett
“Whut's the plan, Rob?" said one of them.
"Okay, lads, this is what we'll do. As soon as we see somethin', we'll attack it. Right?"
This caused a cheer.
"Ach, 'tis a good plan," said Daft Wullie.”
Terry Pratchett, The Wee Free Men
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Israelmore Ayivor
“Success is not obtained overnight. It comes in installments; you get a little bit today, a little bit tomorrow until the whole package is given out. The day you procrastinate, you lose that day's success.”
Israelmore Ayivor

Victor Hugo
“Nothing is more imminent than the impossible . . . what we must always foresee is the unforeseen.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

“Nobody panics when things go “according to plan”. Even if the plan is horrifying!”
The Joker - Heath Ledger

Steve Maraboli
“How would your life be different if…You stopped focusing on what you didn’t want and started focusing on what you do want? Let today be the day…You establish a clear intent, make a plan, and take actions towards your intent.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Tate Hallaway
“NOTHING goes exactly as planned.
Make your OWN destiny”
Tate Hallaway, Almost to Die For

Victor Hugo
“He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life.”
Victor Hugo

Cora Carmack
“We spend so much time defending our choice to do this that it becomes hard to show any vulnerability at all. There's only so many times you can handle someone asking about your fall back for when things don't work before you start thinking that maybe the fall back should just be your plan.”
Cora Carmack, Losing It

Frank Beddor
“And even, if circumstances required, a contingency plan for his contingency plan's contingency plan.”
Frank Beddor, Seeing Redd

John Fowles
“There is no plan. All is hazard. And the only thing that will preserve us is ourselves.”
John Fowles, The Magus
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“I wasn't planning to lead, I was standing in the back and then everyone turned around.”
Avery Hiebert

Roopleen
“Quitting is never an option on the road to success. Find the way forward. If you have a positive mindset and are willing to persevere, there is little that is beyond your reach. The attitude of being ready to work even in the face of challenges and despite odds is what will make all the difference in your life.”
Roopleen

Mitch Albom
“It is too late."

The old man shook his head. "It is never too late or too soon. It is when it is supposed to be."

He smiled. "There is a plan, Dor.”
Mitch Albom, The Time Keeper

Brandon Sanderson
“Attacking a provincial lord in his manor house, surrounded by guards...Honestly, Kell, I'd nearly forgotten how foolhardy you can be.

"Foolhardy?" Kelsier asked with a laugh. "that wasn't foolhardy - that was just a small diversion. You should see some of the things I'm planning to do!

Dockson stood for a moment then he laughed too. "By the Lord Ruler, it's good to have you back, kell! I'm afraid I've grown rather boring during the last few years"

"We'll fix that" Kelsier promised.”
Brandon Sanderson, The Final Empire

Shannon Celebi
“It’s not like I planned it. I never woke up from some rosy dream and said, “Okay, world, today I’m gonna spaz.”
Shannon Celebi, After Spring Comes

Steven Brust
“Plan. Yes. Good idea. I should come up with a plan.”
Steven Brust, Dzur

Steve Maraboli
“Get out of your own way… stop the paralysis by analysis… decide what you want, create a simple plan, and get moving!”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

John C. Parkin
“The problem with a plan is that you fill up the blank page of a new day with a 'to-do' list before you get there. And if you're not careful there's no room for anything else.

A plan, especially a very focused one, narrows down the possibilies of the future to just a couple of things: that things either go to plan, or they don't.”
John C. Parkin, F**k It: The Ultimate Spiritual Way

Dallin H. Oaks
“Plan specifically so you can implement flexibly.”
Dallin H. Oaks

Marisha Pessl
“A deus ex machina will never appear in real life so you best make other arrangements.”
Marisha Pessl, Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Kiera Cass
“Luck was fine and well, but I didn't need it. I had a plan.”
Kiera Cass, Happily Ever After

Steve Maraboli
“Intent not followed by action is an insult to your design. Decide what you want, create a plan, and get your ass out there!”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Pablo
“Second half of the year starts NOW July 1st with the next 6 months being MORE important than the last 6 months. I Your Name promise to do all that I can to achieve my Goal . I will not sit on a corner wait I will seek my opportunity. I promise to go after my Goal with passion knowing that the clock is ticking… Sign and date”
Pablo

J. Courtney Sullivan
“I think we're just different sorts of people, me and you. You're a planner. Everything has to be perfectly aligned before you make a move, or you're afraid the whole damn world will come crashing down. For me, it's more like, "We're having a baby. Now what?”
J. Courtney Sullivan, Commencement

Steve Maraboli
“How would your life be different if...you had a plan of action towards your goals? Let today be the day...You stop allowing your days to be stolen by busy nothingness and take calculated steps towards your goals.”
Steve Maraboli, The Power of One

Salman Rushdie
“Scraps of memory: this is not how a climax should be written. A climax should surge towards its Himalayan peak; but I am left with shreds, and must jerk towards my crisis like a puppet with broken strings. This is not what I had planned; but perhaps the story you finish is never the one you begin.”
Salman Rushdie

Toba Beta
“Plan may fail, life goes on.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Rumi
“You know how it is. Sometimes we plan a trip to one place, but something takes us to another.”
Rumi

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