being prepared Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about being prepared
  1. #1
    “I was ready to join [Edward’s] family. The fear and guilt and anguish I was feeling now had taught me that much… The next time something came at us, I would be ready. An asset, not a liability.”
  2. #2
    “We even make ourselves up, fusing what we are with what we wish into what we must become. I’m not sure why it must be so, but it is. It helps to know this. Thinking about the grandfather I wish I had prepares me for the grandfather I wish to be, a way of using what I am to shape the best that is to come. It is a preparation.”
  3. #3
    “Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.”
  4. #4
    “Honey, that’s one thing you be sure and you get on right away, is your Medicaid, you don’t want to be caught without that.”
  5. #5
    ″ A competent general always draws up his battle plan before engaging the enemy; he doesn’t postpone basic decisions until the firing starts. But he is also prepared to change his plans if necessary to cope with an unexpected turn of events. So be ready to implement your plans as the day’s battle against the clock begins.”
  6. #6
    “All things are ready, if our mind be so.”
  7. #7
    “But all parts of the body must be ready for the other, all atoms must jump in one direction for desire to occur.”
  8. #8
    “Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, in case they are ever trapped in an elevator.”
  9. #9
    “Do not give way to useless alarm…though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.”
  1. #10
    “Better to see widely than to see too closely and allow some feature of place or situation to catch you unawares.”
  2. #11
    How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!
  3. #12
    Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.
  4. #13
    “Fortune . . . shows her power where valour has not prepared to resist her, and thither she turns her forces where she knows that barriers and defences have not been raised to constrain her.”
  5. #14
    “Be patient and live with the knowledge that all you are searching for is certain to come if you prepare for it and expect it.”
  6. #15
    “He checked the oil, water, battery water, and tires. Everything was in good condition. It usually was, because he took special care of the car. If it ever broke down so that he couldn’t get back to the house by sunset... Well, there was no point in even worrying about that. If it ever happened, that was the end.”
  7. #16
    “It has always been my belief that I, too, will die by violence. I have done all that I can to be prepared.”
  8. #17
    “Be prepared. A dog is adorable and noble.
    A dog is a true and loving friend. A dog
    is also a hedonist.”
  9. #18
    “We were marvellously well-equipped for our specific purposes, and in all matters pertaining to supplies, regimen, transportation, and camp construction we profited by the excellent example of our many recent and exceptionally brilliant predecessors.”
  10. #19
    “I should have prepared you for a brand of snobbery that no other nation on earth can emulate.”

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