Quotes: preparation

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  • Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator 1847-1922
    Alexander Graham Bell
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    Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
  • John Dewey
    John Dewey
    American philosopher 1859-1952
    John Dewey
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    Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    German poet 1875-1926
    Rainer Maria Rilke
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    For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
  • Gail Godwin
    Gail Godwin
    American novelist and short story writer 1937-
    Gail Godwin
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    Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
  • Bryan Fuller
    Bryan Fuller
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    If you are going to be serving a living thing, you have to honor that living thing with some kind of care and thought and preparation to rationalize the taking of that life in some way. Where if you're just grinding up hamburger at McDonald's, I see that as a bit of an affront to living things.
  • Casey Wilson
    Casey Wilson
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    If you have a sense of your place in the world, that's the best preparation for anything.
  • In almost every country there are elements of opinion which would welcome such a conclusion because they wish to return to the politics of the balance of power, unrestricted and unregulated armaments, international anarchy, and preparation for war.
  • Ben Whishaw
    Ben Whishaw
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    In film, I find it very useful always to do some preparation before you start rehearsals or start shooting, because there's so much that's against you on a film set.
  • William Butler Yeats
    William Butler Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1939
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    Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
    William B. Yeats
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    Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
    Lewis Mumford
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    Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey
    American TV host, Actress 1954-
    Oprah Winfrey
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    Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
  • Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
  • David J. Schwartz
    David J. Schwartz
    American motivational writer and coach 1927-1987
    David J. Schwartz
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    Luck take a second look at what appears to be someone's ''good luck.'' You'll find not luck but preparation, planning, and success-producing thinking.
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