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42 Motivational Quotes About Planning

Taking the time to make a plan can make a big difference in your life. Start today, plan for tomorrow, and make the most of what’s soon to come!

To help get you motivated, here are 42 motivational quotes about planning!

42 Motivational Quotes

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”
– Yogi Berra

“The more time you spend contemplating what you should have done… you lose valuable time planning what you can and will do.”
– Lil Wayne

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.”
– Pablo Picasso

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.”
– Margaret Thatcher

“A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.”
– Brian Tracy

“Proper planning and preparation prevents poor performance.”
– Stephen Keague

“Never begin the day until it is finished on paper.”
– Jim Rohn

“If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan.”
– Claire Cook

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”
– Gloria Steinem

“Planning gives life to the picture of your dreams.”
– Ryan Morton

“Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.”
– Tom Landry

“The backbone of success is hard work, determination, good planning, and perseverance.”
– Mia Hamm

“Chance favors the prepared mind.”
– Louis Pasteur

“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.”
– Napoleon Hill

“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“In games, you have plans, you have strategies, and you follow them.”
– Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

“An average person with average talents and ambition and average education can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society if that person has clear, focused goals.”
– Mary Kay Ash

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”
– Alan Lakein

“Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even should they rarely stick to their plan.”
– Winston Churchill

“Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.”
– Richard Cushing

“Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well, wisest and best of all.”
– Malcom Forbes

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”
– Warren Buffett

“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.”
– Thomas Edison

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood. Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.”
– Daniel H. Burnham

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.”
– John F. Kennedy

“Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.”
– Confucius

“A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final destination and usually the best way to get there.”
– H. Stanely Judd

“If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.”
– George S. Patton

“Have a bias towards action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.”
– Indira Gandhi

“Unless you have definite, precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Planning is a process of choosing among those many options. If we do not choose to plan, then we choose to have others plan for us.”
– Richard I. Winwood

“Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.”
– Fitzhugh Dodson

“A plan relieves you of the torment of choice.”
– Saul Bellow

“Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.”
– Napoleon Hill

“The sooner you start planning your life, the sooner you will live the life you dream of.”
– Hans Glint

“Planning for success will make you even more creative.”
– Danielle LaPorte

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