33 Planning Quotes for Strategic Projects & Contingency

Not having a plan is a pathway towards failure. And the truth is….most people don’t have plans and fall into the trap of mediocrity. If you want a life worth living, then these quotes can inspire you towards a life of greatness.

Best Quotes About Planning

1. Proper planning and preparation prevents poor performance.

Stephen Keague

2. Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Allen Lakein

3. Planning for success will make you even more creative.

Danielle LaPorte

4. An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.

Dale Carnegie

5. Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.

Alan Lakein

6. If you don’t have a plan, you become part of somebody else’s plan.

Terence McKenna

7. Plan your work and work your plan.

Napoleon Hill

8. The man who is prepared has his battle half fought.

Miguel De Cervantes

9. Make time for planning: Wars are won in the general’s tent.

Stephen R. Covey

10. Planning is everything.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

11. If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

12. When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.


13. Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.

Peter F. Drucker

14. Most people don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan.

John L. Beckley

15. A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

16. The backbone of success is hard work, determination, good planning, and perseverance.

Mia Hamm

17. The sooner you start planning your life, the sooner you will live the life you dream of.

Hans Glint

18. Dreaming after all, is a form of planning.

Gloria Steinem

19. Wealth is more often the result of a lifestyle of hard work, perseverance, planning, and most of all self-discipline.

Thomas J. Stanley

20. Good planning without good working is nothing.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

21. Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.

Winston Churchill

22. You can spend your whole life planning. But once you’re ready, get out there and start doing.

Taylor Momsen

23. Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.

Thomas Edison

24. Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

Winston Churchill

25. The more time you spend contemplating what you should have done… you lose valuable time planning what you can and will do.

Lil Wayne

26. Without goals and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.

Fitzhugh Dodson

27. Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Pablo Picasso

28. A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.

Brian Tracy

29. Always have a plan, and belive in it. Nothing happens by accident.

Chuck Knox

30. All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.

Earl Nightingale

31. Strategic planning will help you uncover your available options, set priorities for them, and define the methods to achieve them.

Robert J. McKain

32. Don’t worry about planning every step of your life.

Rick Wagoner

33. Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.

Richard Cushing

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