151 Be Prepared Quotes To Inspire You

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  1. Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise. — Robert Baden-Powell
  2. We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
  3. 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
  4. Win or lose you will never regret working hard, making sacrifices, being disciplined or focusing too much. Success is measured by what we have done to prepare for competition. — John Smith
  5. "Be Prepared." "Be prepared for what?" "Why, for any old thing." — Robert Baden-Powell
  6. You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. — Zig Ziglar
  7. Prepare your hearts as a fortress, for there will be no other. — Francisco Pizarro
  8. Above all else, know this: Be prepared at all times for the gifts of God and be ready always for new ones. For God is a thousand times more ready to give than we are to receive — Meister Eckhart
  9. It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared. — Whitney M. Young
  10. The harder you work and the more prepared you are for something, you're going to be able to persevere through anything. — Carli Lloyd

Short Be Prepared Quotes

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  • To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace. — George Washington
  • If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job. — Tom Landry
  • The business of the Christian is nothing else but to be ever preparing for death. — Irenaeus of Lyons
  • You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be. — Lou Holtz
  • A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. — Henrik Ibsen
  • I understand aggressiveness in only one way: being prepared to hurt yourself, not someone else. — Jurgen Klopp
  • If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm. — Warren W. Wiersbe
  • If you set out to be liked, you will accomplish nothing. — Margaret Thatcher
  • If your goal is purity of heart, be prepared to be thought very odd. — Elisabeth Elliot
  • Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Be prepared quote by Tom Landry

If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job. — Tom Landry

Be prepared quote by Henrik Ibsen

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. — Henrik Ibsen

Be prepared quote by Warren W. Wiersbe

If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm. — Warren W. Wiersbe

Be prepared quote by Miguel de Cervantes

Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. — Miguel de Cervantes

Be prepared quote by Calvin Harris

I happened to be in the right place at the right time. — Calvin Harris

Be prepared quote by Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. — Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Be prepared quote Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.

Better To Be Prepared Quotes

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We are all better than we know. If only we can be brought to realise this, we may never be prepared to settle for anything less — Kurt Hahn

As we get older, we lose muscle mass and strength. But if we've been doing resistance training, we will be better prepared for an unpredictable hospitalization. Analysis of 10 studies found that 60 min of resistance training per week is linked to a 27% lower risk of premature death. — Rhonda Patrick

Hope is an expensive commodity. It makes better sense to be prepared. — Thucydides

Be prepared quote You must be prepared to work always without applause.
You must be prepared to work always without applause.

Life is amazing: and the teacher had better prepare himself to be a medium for that amazement. — Edward Blishen

When there is no one to remind you what society's rules are, and there is nothing to keep you linked to that society, you had better be prepared for some startling changes. — Robyn Davidson

It is well to be prepared for life as it is, but it is better to be prepared to make life better than it is. — Sargent Shriver

Too often the educational value of doing well what is done, however little, is overlooked. One thing well done prepares the mind to do the next thing better. Not how much, but how well, should be the motto. One problem thoroughly understood is of more value than a score poorly mastered. — Booker T. Washington

God is preparing you for greater things. He's going to take you further than you thought possible, so don't be surprised when He asks you to think better of yourself and to act accordingly. — Joel Osteen

You must buy on the way down. There is far more volume on the way down than on the way back up, and far less competition among buyers. It is almost always better to be too early than too late, but you must be prepared for price markdowns on what you buy. — Seth Klarman

Don't yield to that alluring witch, laziness, or else be prepared to surrender all that you have won in your better moments. — Horace

Be Prepared For The Worst Quotes

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Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised. — Denis Waitley

If Party of Five hadnt done well, it would have been a bunch of names involved in the demise. But if Time of Your Life doesnt do well, it will be my name. You have to prepare for the worst. This is a very fickle business. — Jennifer Love Hewitt

It may be that the very qualities that help people get ahead are the ones that make them ill-suited for managing crises. It's hard to prepare for the worst when you think you're the best. — James Surowiecki

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. — Jane Austen

When I'm on the red carpet, I'm prepared for [the attention.] But the worst thing is on planes, when you're asleep and you're woken up by a camera flashing. That's a little bit much. But what do you do? It's a part of [being famous]. Unfortunately. — Beyonce Knowles

Be prepared for the worst, my love, for it lives next door to the best. — Melina Marchetta

Be Prepared For Anything Quotes

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I spent a great deal of my life being ignored. I was always very happy that way. Being ignored is a great privilege. That is how I think I learned to see what others do not see and to react to situations differently. I simply looked at the world, not really prepared for anything. — Saul Leiter

When you enter a fight, be prepared for anything—your opponent may surprise you with something unexpected. — Joe Rogan

Competence means keeping your head in a crisis, sticking with a task even when it seems hopeless, and improvising good solutions to tough problems when every second counts. It encompasses ingenuity, determination and being prepared for anything. — Chris Hadfield

The thrill of not knowing what's going to happen, trained me to be prepared for anything. — Ariana Grande

Do not compromise on national security for purely budgetary reasons. The world is dangerous, and we must always be prepared for anything that might threaten our national interests and security. — Sanford Bishop

Becoming a writer is not a 'career decision' like becoming a doctor or a policeman. You don't choose it so much as get chosen, and once you accept the fact that you're not fit for anything else, you have to be prepared to walk a long, hard road for the rest of your days. — Paul Auster

You should be prepared for anything during divorce proceedings - even the truth. — Dave Barry

He who is prepared for the future and he who deals cleverly with any situation that may arise are both happy; but the fatalistic man who wholly depends on luck is ruined. — Chanakya

I think being prepared for anything is the way to go. — Barbara Boxer

In fact, so much of life, as you know, is serendipitous. That's why you better be prepared at any time for anything, because it may happen to you. — Bill Moyers

Be Prepared For Opportunity Quotes

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If you're passionate about what you do, then go for it wholeheartedly. Be prepared that if anytime, you may be surprised by a phenomenal opportunity that may come your way, and that's when I say, do your homework. Be ready. — Julie Andrews

Write your future in pencil…Be prepared. Plan for the future. But also be ready to pivot if a new opportunity comes your way, or if you discover something that was not part of the master plan– makes your heart sing and your mind buzz with possibilities. — Michele Norris

A lot of opportunities in life tend to last a short while, due to some temporary inefficiency... For each of us, really good investment opportunities aren't going to come along too often and won't last too long, so you've got to be ready to act and have a prepared mind. — Charlie Munger

Opportunity is latent in the very foundation of human society. Opportunity is everywhere about us. But the preparation to seize upon the opportunity, and to make the most of it, is to be made by every one for himself ... he will be self-made or never made. — Orison Swett Marden

As unmarried business women we must constantly use our opportunities in business in such a way that we are prepared for the marriage which may be ours tomorrow. — Hortense Odlum

I feel strongly about showing up and being prepared and not taking the opportunity for granted and being conscientious about my fellow co-workers. — Paul Schneider

I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die. — Nelson Mandela

A lot of luck, and being prepared when the opportunity came. There are talented individuals out there who didn't get the break that I got. Or when the break came, they weren't ready for it. — Donald Faison

I've very rarely worked with somebody that had such a clear idea of what Alejandro Amenábar wanted to do and what he wanted to achieve. The guy is incredibly prepared. He was clearly making a movie for himself and his own dream. I just tried to be a part of that dream. It's a rare opportunity. — Ethan Hawke

We need to prepare for the inevitable collapse that's going to happen. Yes, I say that as a politician on stage. It's going to happen. We should look it at as an opportunity, not as something to be afraid of. — Matt Shea

Be Prepared For Everything Quotes

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God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there. — Billy Graham

The point is that only one thing matters in this world, to prepare oneself for death. One can try to be as comfortable as possible until one dies... Because being comfortable does not have any meaning either. It just does not. Everything is only a big meaninglessness that one must bear. — Odd Nerdrum

Be confident in the work you did to prepare for the race. Take a look back at your training logs to remind yourself that you've done everything possible to prepare. The race is the fun part where you get to see the hard work pay off. Enjoy it. — Desiree Linden

Life will let you get away with something for a while, but sooner or later, you will pay the price. Everything you do in life causes the effects that you experience. When you get the bill, be prepared to pay. — Iyanla Vanzant

God is preparing His Church to become an invincible, unstoppable, unconquerable, overcoming Army of the Lord that subdues everything under Christ's feet. There will be a sovereign restorational move of God to activate all that is needed for His army to be and do what He had eternally purposed. — Bill Hamon

I had done everything I could do as an astronaut, and we have a long line of inexperienced astronauts waiting for their first missions, and so my role really should be to step aside and help them prepare for their missions, rather than to try to get another mission. — Leroy Chiao

The hope we have in Christ is an absolute certainty. We can be sure that the place Christ is preparing for us will be ready when we arrive, because with Him nothing is left to chance. Everything He promised He will deliver. — Billy Graham

One of the primary goals in life ... should be to prepare for death. Everything else should be secondary. — Billy Graham

I'm fortunate that my job gives me the motivation to be as fit as possible. I wound up in a profession that requires physical and mental preparation, so I get to prepare like an athlete for everything I do. I'm living the dream, man. — Mark Wahlberg

One thing I am learning from the kitten is that everything he is doing seems to be in preparation for murder. — Gene Weingarten

Being Ready Quotes

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To be humane, we must ever be ready to pronounce that wise, ingenious and modest statement 'I do not know'. — Galileo Galilei

You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes? — Friedrich Nietzsche

I can see both trends among the youths: people who are ready for a constructive, critical and active presence, and others who are ready to become invisible Muslims and to compromise to be accepted. I put my hope in the former and pray for the latter. — Tariq Ramadan

What is desired is that the teacher ceased being a lecturer, satisfied with transmitting ready-made solutions. His role should rather be that of a mentor stimulating initiative and research. — Jean Piaget

We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.....We must not.....assume that our schedule is our own to manage, but allow it to be arranged by God. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world. — Ellen G. White

Don't pursue a heart that you're not ready to be loyal to. — Trent Shelton

You ready? I have gold teeth, I have braids, I'm wearing Rick Owens moon boots, I have rips in my denim, a biker vest, I love artsy girls, my favourite artists are Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon. I'm obsessed with being different. — ASAP Rocky

Listen to the long stillness: New life is stirring New dreams are on the wing New hopes are being readied: Humankind is fashioning a new heart Humankind is forging a new mind God is at work. This is the season of Promise — Howard Thurman

INNATE is God in human beings. INNATE is good in human beings. INNATE cannot be cheated, violated, or tricked. INNATE is always waiting, ready to communicate with you, and when INNATE is in contact you are in tune with the Infinite. — B. J. Palmer

Well Prepared Quotes

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A well organized education should not be one which prepares students for a good remuneration alone. It should be one that can help and guide them towards acquiring clear thinking, a fruitful mind, and an elevated spirit. — Haile Selassie

Whether or not you reach your goals in life depends entirely on how well you prepare for them and how badly you want them. — Ronald McNair

If the divine creator has taken pains to give us delicious and exquisite things to eat, the least we can do is prepare them well and serve them with ceremony. — Fernand Point

Treat every moment as your last. It is not preparation for something else. — Shunryu Suzuki

Death is more certain than the morrow, than night following day, than winter following summer. Why is it then that we prepare for the night and for the winter time, but do not prepare for death. We must prepare for death. But there is only one way to prepare for death - and that is to live well. — Leo Tolstoy

In general I love to eat anything. I enjoy anything that is well prepared, a good spaghetti, lasagna, taco, steak, sushi, refried beans. — Martin Yan

We rise to challenges, we will meet them, we're well prepared for them, we'll get through them and we'll emerge on the other side stronger. — Rishi Sunak

Only someone who is well prepared has the opportunity to improvise. — Ingmar Bergman

No one besides the Russians has such a heavy presence in the Arctic or is as well prepared to tackle the severity of the conditions. All the other nations do not appear to even be trying to catch up. America is an Arctic nation without an Arctic strategy in a region that is heating up. — Tim Marshall

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune. — Horace

Always Prepared Quotes

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I am cocky in prediction, I am confident in preparation but I am always humble in victory or defeat. — Conor McGregor

If God seems slow in responding, it is because He is preparing a better gift. He will not deny us. God withholds what you are not yet ready for. He wants you to have a lively desire for His greatest gifts. All of which is to say, pray always and do not lose heart. — Saint Augustine

One common mistake is to think that one reality is the reality. You must always be prepared to leave one reality for a greater one. — Mother Meera

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Spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation. — Roger Staubach

Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in. — Origen

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

The path to knowledge is a forced one. In order to learn, we must be pushed. On the path of knowledge we are always fighting something, avoiding something, preparing for something; and that something is always inexplicable, greater and more powerful than us. — Carlos Castaneda

The elevator to success is out of order, but the stairs are always open. — Zig Ziglar

Criticism is part of being at a club like Arsenal. You always have to win and when you’re not winning you have to be prepared for that. It’s part of your job. — Mikel Arteta

Before, I always lived in anticipation . . . that it was all a preparation for something else, something "greater," more "genuine." But that feeling has dropped away from me completely. I live here and now, this minute, this day, to the full, and the life is worth living. — Etty Hillesum

Always Be Prepared Quotes

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I always see the filming as basically going to the grocery store and buying a bunch of ingredients and that's about as far from having a dinner as you can possibly be. Then editing is the cooking, the preparation of the meal and if you don't edit it you've just got a pile of raw meat. — Casey Neistat

A samurai should always be prepared for death - whether his own or someone else's. — Stan Sakai

I am a bit of a mother hen at Christmas! I always prepare in advance. It is the only way; otherwise, it can be really daunting. — Mary Berry

The urge to quit is strongest just before breakthroughs occur. Those are the times when it's most important to stay focused and committed. You will encounter the urge to quit many times. Get over it. Quitting is not an option; always be prepared to give it one more day. — Matthew Barnett

There is an interesting point about the price of success: It must always be paid in full-and in advance. Everyone wants to be successful. Everyone wants to be healthy, happy, thin, and rich. But most people are not willing to pay the price. — Brian Tracy

The thing you have to be prepared for is that other people don't always dream your dream. — Linda Ronstadt

There is always the risk of being over-confident when you are preparing to face a weaker player. — Viswanathan Anand

You must be prepared to work always without applause. — Ernest Hemingway

Always be prepared to start. — Joe Montana

If you will be humble and ask God what to do, I promise you that he will always prepare a way for your deliverance. — Henry B. Eyring

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Dare to declare who you are. It is not far from the shores of silence to the boundaries of speech. The path is not long, but the way is deep. You must not only walk there, you must be prepared to leap. — Hildegard of Bingen

Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them. We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant. — Karl Popper

My nostrils dilate while savoring the acrid odor of gunpowder and blood… Crazy with fury I will stain my rifle red while slaughtering any surrendered enemy that falls in my hands! With the deaths of my enemies I prepare my being for the sacred fight and join the triumphant proletariat with a bestial howl! — Che Guevara

Those of us placed in a position of leadership must be prepared to grasp the nettle if we unite in doing so, and if, in addition, we set a worthy example and a marat on pace in probity, unselfishness, and self-sacrifice, the people will follow, all too readily, in our footsteps. — Obafemi Awolowo

Four Lessons on Life 1. Never take down a fence until you know why it was put up. 2. If you get too far ahead of the army, your soldiers may mistake you for the enemy. 3. Don't complain about the bottom rungs of the ladder; they helped to get you higher. 4. If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm. — Warren W. Wiersbe

In spite of all similarities, every living situation has, like a newborn child, a new face, that has never been before and will never come again. It demands of you a reaction that cannot be prepared beforehand. It demands nothing of what is past. It demands presence, responsibility; it demands you. — Martin Buber

Art, especially the stage, is an area where it is impossible to walk without stumbling. There are in store for you many unsuccessful days and whole unsuccessful seasons: there will be great misunderstandings and deep disappointments… you must be prepared for all this, expect it and nevertheless, stubbornly, fanatically follow your own way. — Anton Chekhov

Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure. — Confucius

My love affair with nature is so deep that I am not satisfied with being a mere onlooker, or nature tourist. I crave a more real and meaningful relationship. The spicy teas and tasty delicacies I prepare from wild ingredients are the bread and wine in which I have communion and fellowship with nature, and with the Author of that nature. — Euell Gibbons

Breathe, believe, and battle.' My former coach, Troy Tanner, told us that before each match. Breathe-be in the moment. Believe-have faith that you can rise above it. Battle-you gotta be prepared to go for as long as it takes. — Kerri Walsh

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. — E. O. Wilson

If you already understand your purpose, are you prepared to change your plans to match God’s will? If you aren’t, you can easily become bitter because things that used to work for you may no longer work. Be willing to transition at every stage and age of life. If your heart is open and you have an open mind, the blessings will flow. — T. D. Jakes

The biblical model is that God deliberately chooses imperfect vessels - those who have been wounded, those with physical or emotional limitations. Then he prepares them to serve and sends them out with their weakness still evident, so that his strength can be made perfect in that weakness. — Christine Caine

A people who mean to be free must be prepared to meet danger in person, and not rely upon the fallacious protection of armies — Edmund Randolph

The most important thing in our war preparations is to teach all our people to hate U.S. imperialism. Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority. — Kim Il-sung

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice & above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams — Donovan Bailey

I do assert that one prepares for eternity not by being religious and keeping the rules, but by living fully, loving wastefully, and daring to be all that each of us has the capacity to be. — John Shelby Spong

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

Africans and persons of African descent must assume the primary responsibility and leadership in historical research....if we are to continue to leave practically all important historical research and writing concerning the black race to the white man, then we must be prepared to accept, uncomplainingly, the white man's point of view. — Chancellor Williams

We should start calling this law SCOTUScare ... [T]his Court's two decisions on the Act will surely be remembered through the years ... And the cases will publish forever the discouraging truth that the Supreme Court of the United States favors some laws over others, and is prepared to do whatever it takes to uphold and assist its favorites. — Antonin Scalia

I don't believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game. — Tom Landry

The most effective way of attacking vice is to expose it to public ridicule. People can put up with rebukes but they cannot bear being laughed at: they are prepared to be wicked but they dislike appearing ridiculous. — Moliere

Everybody should want to make sure that we have the cyber tools necessary to investigate cyber crimes, and to be prepared to defend against them and to bring people to justice who commit it. — Janet Reno

People only see what they are prepared to see. If you look for what is good and what you can be grateful for you will find it everywhere. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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