Quotes by preparation

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  • Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan
    American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-1996
    Barbara Jordan
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    There is no obstacle in the path of young people who are poor or members of minority groups that hard work and preparation cannot cure.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    To endure the pain of living, we all drug ourselves more or less with gin, with literature, with superstitions, with romance, with idealism, political, sentimental, and moral, with every possible preparation of that universal hashish: imagination.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
    Thomas Alva Edison
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    Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability. We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
    Bob Barr
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    When conducted with proper preparation, and in a focused and professional manner, oversight of executive branch actions can reveal serious shortcomings by government officials and help prevent recurrence; the 'Waco hearings,' conducted over a two-week period in 1995, stand as an example of such an undertaking.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
    Calvin Trillin
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    When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
    Jane Austen
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    Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    With memory set smarting like a reopened wound, a man's past is not simply a dead history, an outworn preparation of the present: it is not a repented error shaken loose from the life: it is a still quivering part of himself, bringing shudders and bitter flavors and the tinglings of a merited shame.
  • Roger Maris
    Roger Maris
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    You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
  • Roger Maris
    Roger Maris
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    You win not by chance, but by preparation.
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