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Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
Thomas A. Edison
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Henry David Thoreau
Plans are nothing; planning is everything.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement.
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.
Paul J. Meyer
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion.
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The more time you spend contemplating what you should have done... you lose valuable time planning what you can and will do.
I am neither frustrated nor planning anything other than being the best Secretary of State I could be.
I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
I'm not good at future planning. I don't plan at all. I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow. I don't have a day planner and I don't have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.
Think ahead. Don't let day-to-day operations drive out planning.
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
I was planning on my future as a homeless person. I had a really good spot picked out.
It's just really hard to work and get better, building and planning for the future with the new Monte Carlo and keeping the race team intact and keeping them healthy.
Human decision-making is complex. On our own, our tendency to yield to short-term temptations, and even to addictions, may be too strong for our rational, long-term planning.
Thoughtful financial planning can easily take a backseat to daily life.
I was planning on going to Yale to theater school.
I loved planning 'The Tyra Show' more than actually having to do it. I loved coming up with show ideas, honing each program and crafting it. I'm more excited being in a meeting than being on TV.
During last night's debate, John Kerry and John Edwards were so friendly to each other some political experts think that they may end up running together. In fact Kerry and Edwards were so friendly, President Bush accused them of planning a gay marriage.
Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you're doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing.
E. L. Doctorow
No matter how good you are at planning, the pressure never goes away. So I don't fight it. I feed off it. I turn pressure into motivation to do my best.
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