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I'm a big believer in the fact that life is about preparation, preparation, preparation.
You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
I'm not a fan of grilling meat, since that tends to dry it out, and I find grill marks leave a bitter taste. A good steak house will offer different options for preparation, and I would ask them to broil or pan-roast the steak and finish it with butter. It ends up a dark chocolate color and stays very juicy.
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
A lot of my intensity in wrestling was due to my mental preparation before the matches. I got myself into a different world.
The more complicated and powerful the job, the more rudimentary the preparation for it.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.
In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, not does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defence.
We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors, and in view of the preservation of the antiquities they being very crowded and in poor preservation, we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation was made to safeguard the objects.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.
I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?
Early spring is the time for vigorous change, a preparation for the heat-driven oppression that is to come.
Qatar-based 'Al-Jazeera,' the most important news channel in the Arab world, was harshly criticized by high U.S. officials for having 'emphasized civilian casualties' during the destruction of Falluja. The problem of independent media was later resolved when the channel was kicked out of Iraq in preparation for free elections.
The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
My life feels, week to week, incomplete to the level of being pointless if I am not in preparation for the next play or, ideally, into it.
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
For every fresh stage in our lives we need a fresh education, and there is no stage for which so little educational preparation is made as that which follows the reproductive period.
Home teaching is an excellent preparation for missionary service.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
The literal resurrection of every soul who has lived and died on earth is a certainty, and surely one should make careful preparation for this event. A glorious resurrection should be the goal of every man and woman, for resurrection will be a reality.
Ezra Taft Benson
Pilots, to a large degree, are like salesmen. They have to be confident to be good at their jobs. They have to practice relentlessly and plan out all the scenarios of the things that could happen when they're out there. Nothing is more important than preparation. They are also mighty competitive, both as individuals and as squadrons.
Together we can and must fight for justice for our children and protect them from draconian tax cuts and budget choices that threaten their survival, education and preparation for the future. If they are not ready for tomorrow, neither is America.
Marian Wright Edelman
I don't remember the first half of my life. All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.
My hope is that this life is not all there is. This life is like preparation for what is coming next, and what is coming next is something so glorious that the Bible says minds can't conceive it, eye has never seen, your imagination could never even enter into all that God is preparing for those who love him.
Anne Graham Lotz
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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