The Importance of Planning

By May 7, 2009 6 Comments

Instead of waxing poetic about “planning” and why it is essential, here are some quotes from famous and successful people over time that have said it better:

When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people. -Old Chinese Proverb

A good system shortens the road to the goal. – Orsen Scott marden, founder of Success Magazine.

The beginning is the most important part of the work. -Plato

I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business. -Edmund Burke

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. – Benjamin Franklin

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire. – Napolean Hill

Every well built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints. -Napolean Hill

He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life. -Victor Hugo

It’s not the plan that is important, it’s the planning. Dr Graeme Edwards

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see. — Sir Winston Churchill

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal. –E. Joseph Cossman

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. –Will Rogers

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. Henry Ford)

Most people are content to let perfect days happen at random rather than PLAN for them. — YOU


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