Quotation Explorer - 'Prepared'

I am so scared of what will kill me in the end for I am not prepared, I hope i'll get the chance to be someone, to be human, look what we've done - Ellie Goulding
Courage comes from a surrendered heart,a prepared mind, and a good conscience. - Deborah J. Johnson
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
If a story is w/out flaws or doubts, it is flattery or even brainwashing. You should read it as if drinking a glass of water. But be prepared - you would not remember its taste. - Vinko Vrbanic
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. - Mark Twain
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it! - Maya Angelou
If you pray for rain, be prepared to deal with some mud. - Mary Englebreit
An indoor man eats nothing, except that which is prepared and served by his mother with lots of insults, an outdoor man eats that which he buys, prepares, served and eaten with lots of respect. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When we focus on winning the battle for material gains,we end up losing spiritual war.If we had a better self of ethics we would be better prepared to deal with the complicated world in which we find ourselves. - David V. Gaggin
I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill. - Mahatma Gandhi
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A guy who is equipped mentally and educationally doesn't need a confidence check. He is positioned and prepared to GO. Are you? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Lenin only believes in the revolution and in the virtue of expediency.'One must be prepared for every sacrifice, to use, if necessary, every stratagem, ruse, illegal method, to be determined to conceal the truth, for the sole purpose of accomplishing, despite everything, the communist task'. - Albert Camus
If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.
Prepared for the worst,but still praying for the best - Lil Wayne
A man must be prepared not only to be a martyr, but to be a fool. It is absurd to say that a man is ready to toil and die for his convictions if he is not even ready to wear a wreathe around his head for them. - G.K. Chesterton
You can't change the past.....why bother?...linger too much in the thought, you only get pulled down....Tomorrow is yet to come...GET PREPARED, that is one day you can change. - Kelly Iyogun
Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so. - Gore Vidal
An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens. - Robert Benchley
It looked as if a night of dark intent was coming, and not only a night, an age. Someone had better be prepared for rage... - Robert Frost
The difference between greed and goals is what you are prepared to handle... - Garrett McCoy
The BEST is not to remind the people as what not GOOD to do, else then BETTER remain prepared to see most of them doing only what they ought not to do. - Anuj Somany
He who says that his wife is his life has tacitly agreed to the point that he is prepared to be cheated by his wife like a life at any point of time. - Anuj Somany
A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores. - Terry Pratchett
...a redoubtable alchemy was at work behind impenetrable veils as the forest prepared it's nocturnal mysteries. - Julien Gracq
Opportunity is like a door; it is always open, but you have to be prepared to enter through it. - Debasish Mridha
If we ask, we should also be prepared to give. - Stephen Richards
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
Power is dangerous. It corrupts the best and attracts the worst. Power is only given to those who are prepared to lower themselves to pick it up. - Ragnar Lothbrok
If one is not prepared to fail, there is no way to achieve success inbusiness and life. - Eraldo Banovac
People only see what they are prepared to see. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being prepared for loss is never the same as being ready for it. - Randy K. Milholland
I guess I haven’t mentioned it before but I was, I am and I think I might always remain in love with you, he said with such passion that I froze in surprise. He went on. And just so you know, I am prepared to fight for you, regardless of whether or not you share my sentiments. - Farrah Naseem
If my tears spilled spontaneously at that moment it’s because I immediately understood that what was happening, like in a dream, was the treat you had prepared for me I felt your friendship much stronger than if you had thanked me a million times that what pleased and touched me. - Ai Yazawa
Whatever you do, He [God] will make good of it. But not the good He had prepared for you if you had obeyed Him. - C. S. Lewis
Never let the thoughts of self-unworthiness re-arrange your prepared passion for failure. You can do it even if others say you can't. But you cannot do it if you tell yourself you can't. - Israelmore Ayivor
To be an effective criminal defense counsel, an attorney must be prepared to be demanding, outrageous, irreverent, blasphemous, a rogue, a renegade, and a hated, isolated, and lonely person - few love a spokesman for the despised and the damned. - Clarence Darrow
Bad as political fiction can be, there is always a politician prepared to make it look artistic by comparison. - Christopher Hitchens
Nothing ever is done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done. - George Bernard Shaw
I went to Guatemala to help build a school but left wondering what "help" would really look like... I hadn't prepared myself for how humbled I'd feel, or how hard it would be to find my footing when witnessing a cycle of poverty that seemed to defy any sort of help. - Dee Williams
I could have loved him with everything I had but he wasn't prepared for the depth i provided ~ had I been a woman of weakness I would have stayed, but he lost the chance when he said I wasn't enough that day. - Nikki Rowe
Only you can see what your mind is prepared to see. - Debasish Mridha
Chance favors the prepared mind. - Louis Pasteur
The law does not expect a man to be prepared to defend every act of his life which may be suddenly and without notice alleged against him. - John Marshall
Note that this journey is uniquely yours, no one else's. So the path has to be your own. You cannot imitate somebody else's journey and still be true to yourself. Are you prepared to honor your uniqueness in this way? - Jon Kabat-Zinn
GRAMMAR, n. A system of pitfalls thoughtfully prepared for the feet for the self-made man, along the path by which he advances to distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious. - Letitia Landon
If you build your life on one and only person, be prepared for none and lonely life - Prabakaran Thirumalai
How prepared are we for our exist out of the world? - Lailah Gifty Akita
Many are they that rise up against you. Many there be which say of your soul, ‘’There is no help for you.’’ But the instruments of death is prepared for your cause. - Compton Gage
The best meals are those prepared by loving hands. - Ken Poirot
Never expect anything without being prepared to give. - Debasish Mridha
One must always be prepared to switch sides with justice, that fugitive of the winning camp. - Simone Weil
If you surround yourself with people who don't care about you, be prepared for a life of misery. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
I don't agree that life favors the prepared mind because life made me lose my mind. - Luffina Lourduraj
Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life. - Jesse Lee Bennett
Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams - Donovan Bailey
I didn't want him to be the one I avoided because he'd hurt me. If I was just his friend, then I would still be blessed. If that meant swallowing my pride and being his shoulder when he got hurt, or being the one he ranted at when he was angry; I was prepared to do it and to do it with dignity. - Jessica Thompson
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. - Sir Winston Churchill
A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one. - Alexander Hamilton
You must be prepared to sacrifice your self-love to the cause, you must be ready to treat the cause as if it is life itself. - Auliq Ice
The difference between greed and ambition is a greedy person desires things he isn't prepared to work for. - Habeeb Akande
If you want something different out of life, you have to be prepared to try something new. - Karon Waddell
I am not a fairy godmother or anything of that sort, but I hope to give you a happy home and a good education, and to send you out into the world true, brave, generous men, prepared to serve God truly all the days of your life."~Aunt Persis - Constance Savery
If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing." ~ - Margaret Thatcher
When I said yes,it implies till death,and forever thence.When I said love,it connotes trust,allied in situations tough.And today,when I hold your hand,I am prepared to stand,any trouble,any avalanche. - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
I wanted to be good but I wasn't sure if I was prepared - Leila Aboulela
Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands. - Elisabeth Elliot
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion... or you shall learn nothing. - Thomas H. Huxley
You are afraid to lose, you don't react, you are afraid of the horror of something which can be brutal killings and such... You are prepared to a victim I can said from here! - Deyth Banger
To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things and feel new feelings. Kindness is more than a philosophy of the mind. It is a philosophy of the spirit. - Robert J. Furey
Don’t think too small about what God could do in your life—be prepared for God to do a big thing. - Stormie Omartian
God is looking for prepared men to send to the world of education to manage the place for him. - Sunday Adelaja
A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing.She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself - Maya Angelou
Unless you are prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it. - Orison Swett Marden
Whatever kind of seed is sown in a field, prepared in due season, a plant of that same kind, marked with the peculiar qualities of the seed, springs up in it. - Guru Nanak
When you look at the mirror, the person you see will be determined by thevision you have, your boldness and the risk you are prepared to take. It is as simple as that. - Aji R Michael
Wal-Mart benefits from the impression that globalization is some kind of unmanageable economic weather system out of the control of everyone, affecting all players with indifference, benefiting those who happened to be properly prepared. - Charles Fishman
At five in the afternoon. It was exactly five in the afternoon. A boy brought the white sheet at five in the afternoon. A frail of lime ready prepared at five in the afternoon. The rest was death, and death alone - Federico García Lorca
Be prepared to work hard to be a writer. - Sandra Brown
...I was not prepared for the feel of the noodles in my mouth, or the purity of the taste. I had been in Japan for almost a month, but I had never experiences anything like this. The noodles quivered as if they were alive, and leapt into my mouth where they vibrated as if playing inaudible music. - Ruth Reichl
I over analyze situations because Im scared of what may happen if I'm not prepared for it. - Turcois Ominek
Don't fear the unknown for it may be the change you're looking for. And, once you've crossed that bridge be prepared to change once again for the only for sure in life is change. - Michael A. Contés II
I prepared excitedly for my departure, as if this journey had a mysterious significance. I had decided to change my mode of life. "'til now," I told myself, "you have only seen the shadow and been well content with it; now, I am going to lead you into the substance."
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind. - Louis Pasteur
There are a lot of reasons why everyone in the known universe has a boyfriend except for me. I can list the top five on command, just in case anyone’s ever interested. No one ever has been, but that’s no reason not to be prepared. - J.J. Howard
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
You get lucky when you are well prepared for the opportunity. - Debasish Mridha
A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. - Albert Szent-Györgyi
I have to hold that up as a metaphor for everything, being prepared and then being brave enough to just be there. Just listen and follow, maybe jump. Everyone leans in, it brings them into your emotional vicinity because, you said "Risk creates intimacy - Mary-Louise Parker
Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind. - Louis Pasteur
What do you want? What are you willing to give up to get it? Writing requires you make sacrifices. Be prepared to work hard to be a writer. - Sandra Brown
We gave ourselves for lost men, and prepared for death. Yet we did lift up our hearts and voices to God above, who "showeth His wonders in the deep". - Francis Bacon
. . . anyone who wants to elaborate relevant liberation theology must be prepared to go into the 'examination hall' of the poor. Only after sitting on the benches of he humble will he or she be entitled to enter a school of 'higher learning. - Leonardo Boff and Clodovis Boff
If you want to win the race be prepared to get off the starting blocks! - Joy Maitland
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer. - Charles Caleb Colton
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. - George Washington
A prose that is altogether alive demands something of the reader that the ordinary novel reader is not prepared to give. - T.S. Eliot
Cooking is great, but the meal that has been prepared for you with love is the best. - Stephen Richards
Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood. - H. L. Mencken
When the messenger arrives and says 'Don't shoot the messenger,' it's a good idea to be prepared to shoot the messenger, just in case. - Howard Tayler
For those who have learned what suffering is early on, you have prepared ahead of the pack so that you can take care of the pack. - Donna Lynn Hope
This is kind of hard to understand, but sometimes you can try so hard at something.Sometimes you can be so prepared, and still fail. - John Cena
To achieve anything, you must be prepared to dabble on the boundary of disaster. - Stirling Moss
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed. - Sir Winston Churchill
Yes, if we were prepared to be honest we might rid ourselves of much self deception. - Moliere
Spontaneity is a meticulously prepared art - Oscar Wilde
Don't torture yourself over the past. Use it as a teacher. Whatever happened to you in the past, has only prepared you for now. - Robert Tew
It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
Norwegian racism is always a kind of racism that is not prepared to accept it being qualified as such. Because we're the good guys, and racism is what bad people do. - Michael Booth
When you helped somebody, right away you were responsible for that person. And things always followed for which you were never prepared. - Martha Brooks
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry. - Rita Rudner
He who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
BLACKGUARD, n. A man whose qualities, prepared for display like a box of berries in a market -- the fine ones on top -- have been opened on the wrong side. An inverted gentleman. - Ambrose Bierce
I say luck is when an opportunity comes along, and you're prepared for it. - Denzel Washington
Get prepared what people will do, get prepared what I will do. - Deyth Banger
The new contract between writers and readers is one I'm prepared to sign up to. I've met some fascinating people at events and online. Down with the isolation of writers I say! And long live Twitter. - Sara Sheridan
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. - Henri Bergson
A man should not leave this earth with unfinished business. He should live each day as if it was a pre-flight check. He should ask each morning, am I prepared to lift-off? - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
I may not have had a great background, but I am grateful because nothing could have prepared me for the future than the past I've been through. - Gugu Mona
A daydreamer is prepared for most things. - Joyce Carol Oates
The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness; who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life; and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends - such a man may be reckoned a complete man. - Confucius
In all the important preparations of the mind she was complete: being prepared for matrimony by an hatred of home, restraint, and tranquillity; by the misery of disappointed affection, and contempt of the man she was to marry. - Jane Austen
I think my degrees in Theology and Psychology qualified me for nothing, but probably prepared me for everything. - Brooke Bida
There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy - George Washington
I am prepared to meet anyone, but whether anyone is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. - Mark Twain
Though one should be prepared to vomit rather frequently and disport with pink elephants and assorted grotesqueries while trying often unsuccessfully to make one's way to the toilet.
A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life. - Reverend Edward A. Malloy
Do what is right and be prepared to pay the price. - Christopher Taylor
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