Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it. and never destroy it.
— Thomas Kempis

The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Ted W. Engstrom precedes quote

If virtue precede us every step will be safe.
— Seneca

Our thanks to God should always precede our requests.
— Unknown

Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.
— precedes quotation by Doug Horton