I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been lucky. - Oprah Winfrey
Over preparation paralyzes ideas; Ideas love speed!!! Act Now! - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Good preparation destroys all obstacles - Sunday Adelaja
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts. - Colette
I don't know a better preparation for life than a love of poetry and a good digestion.
Anxiety is experiencing failure in advance. Tell yourself enough vivid stories about the worst possible outcome of your work and you’ll soon come to believe them. Worry is not preparation, and anxiety doesn’t make you better. - Seth Godin
Your past is your experiences and your teacher as well, and your future is your hope, your dream and your fate, while the present is your moment of learning from past and preparation for the future. - Jinnul Jr.
Careful preparation is necessary before people can perceive something which is there all the time. - Idries Shah
For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - Seneca
The success of any project requires planning and preparation. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. - Alexander Graham Bell
I guess staying up late is good preparation for sweet dreams.
The breeding ground of fear is procrastination and inaction. We overcome them not by preparation, but by taking action. - Debasish Mridha
Most of life is just a preparation for getting ready to be dead for a very long period of time. - William Faulkner
If I let a gust of wind or a sprinkling of rain turn me aside from the easy tasks, what preparation would such sloth be for the future I propose myself? - Charlotte Brontë
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. - Colin Powell
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability.... We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation. - Thomas A. Edison
They say the best laid plans often go a lie, Because no matter how detailed the preparation, A plan will always have a weak point and there will always be those looking to exploit it. To do into the plan failure and the perpetrator along with it. - Emily Thorne
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. - Jane Austen
BAIT, n. A preparation that renders the hook more palatable. The best kind is beauty. - Ambrose Bierce
Preparation, application and determination are three of the most important factors that enable you to regain your sparkle and shine like never before. - Donald Pillai
have patience or be a patient. Have patience in preparation moments or be a patient after preparation moments - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. - Gail Godwin
The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living… - Dione Lucas
No matter how long the preparation, you will never feel ready to write an exam, to start a business, to be parent or even to die. Just go for it. - Moffat Machingura
Success depends upon previous preparation. - Confucius
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. - Rainer Maria Rilke
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
I love coaching. I love competition. I love preparation. I love gameday. I love coaching. I've been doing it a long time, and I love it, win or lose, I love it. It's a lot more fun when you win, but I love it.
There is no such thing as luck. There is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe. - Robert Heinlein
Extra miles, extensive preparation and exhaustive efforts usually show astonishing results. - Roopleen
Preparation is the pressure valve on a busy schedule. - Todd Stocker
You better live your best and act your best and think your best today, for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow. - Harriet Martineau
Everything in Scripture is either preparation for the Gospel, presentation of the Gospel, or participation in the Gospel. - Dave Harvey
There’s only one way to assure consistently good work. That is consistently thorough preparation. - Andrew Loomis
Time of preparation on a particular work could also cause increase to the work - Sunday Adelaja
Preparation is a process. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Intuition is given only to him who has undergone long preparation to receive it.-Louis Pasteur - Mitch Kynock