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Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old.
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Plans are nothing; planning is everything.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Our plans protect freedom and opportunity, and our blueprint is the Constitution of the United States.
Everybody's got plans... until they get hit.
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans.
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.
The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with emperors, kings and ministers, but also with the secret societies which have everywhere their unscrupulous agents, and can at the last moment upset all the governments' plans.
No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
I always say don't make plans, make options.
Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny.
Alfred A. Montapert
You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now.
Harry S. Truman
Consider any individual at any period of his life, and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh plans to increase his comfort.
Alexis de Tocqueville
What prudent merchant will hazard his fortunes in any new branch of commerce when he knows not that his plans may be rendered unlawful before they can be executed?
Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood.
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