Dislodging a green nut from it's shell is almost impossible, but let it dry and the lightest tap will do it.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
For all your days be prepared, and meet them ever alike. When you are the anvil, bear — when you are the hammer, strike.
For the want of a nail, the shoe was lose; for the want of a shoe the horse was lose; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail.
I run on the road, long before I dance under the lights.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job.
If you're prepared, then you're able to feel confident.
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared minds.
It's better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
Knowing that his past actions may try to overwhelm him, the devotee must be prepared to combat them. God will give him the strength: His Name will be an impenetrable armor. It will save him from all the consequences.
Look for the best, prepare for the worst, and take what comes.
Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing.
One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.
Preparing mentally takes more out of you than the physical aspect of it.
Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last.
Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today
The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.