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Running with scissors since 1970-something... Stay whimsical. Be incredible. Journey hard.

The more you sweat in preparation the less you bleed in battle.


We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – E.M. Forester


A vision without a strategy is a fantasy.


The starting point of all achievement is desire. – Napoleon Hill


Begin with the end in mind. – Walter Payton


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


Life is one great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can. – Danny Kaye


Great things are achieved by those who dare to believe that God inside them is superior to circumstances.


Even the right decision is the wrong decision if it is made too late. – Lee Iacocca, Former Chrysler Chairman


There is nothing brilliant or outstanding in my record, except perhaps this one thing: I do the things that I believe ought to be done...and when I make up my mind to do a thing, I act. – President Theodore Roosevelt


Those who do not create the future they want must endure the future they get. – Author Unknown


If you are planning for one year, grow rice. If you are planning for twenty years, grow trees. If you are planning for centuries, grow men. – Chinese Proverb


There is nothing so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. – William James


The goal shapes the plan. The plan shapes the action. The action achieves the results. The results bring success. – John C. Maxwell, from Failing Forward


Dream. Believe. Dare. Do. – (The four pillars upon which the phenomenally successful Walt Disney Company is based.)


If you change something in the planning stage, it costs you a dollar. If you change something in the design phase, it costs you ten dollars. If you change something after the plant is built, it costs you a hundred dollars. – Brian Hartke (Manager of project engineering at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s Mead Johnson Nutritional Division)


On this and every turn, we’ll be making progress and progress is not just moving ahead. Progress is dreaming, working, building a better way of life. – Walt Disney


Not why it can’t be done—but how it can be done. – John C. Maxwell


Spectacular achievements come from unspectacular preparation. – Roger Staubach


It’s better to prepare than to repair. – John C. Maxwell


The man who is prepared has his battle half-fought. • Miguel De Cervantes, Spanish Novelist

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. – Henry Ford


It’s not what you are going to do, but it’s what you are doing now that counts. – Napoleon Hill


The man who is prepared has his battle half fought. – Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish Novelist


The one with the plan is the one with the power. – John C. Maxwell, from Thinking For A Change


The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare. – Thane Yost


Make your plans as fantastic as you like, because twenty-five years from now, they will seem mediocre. Make your plans ten times as great as you first planned, and twenty-five years from now you will wonder why you did not make them fifty times as great. – Henry Curtis


Quit waiting for a plan; just go love everybody. – Bob Goff


The hard truth is, bad meetings almost always lead to bad decisions, which is a recipe for mediocrity. – Patrick Lencioni


Beware of paying attention or going back to what you once were, when God wants you to be something that you have never been. – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost For His Highest


You can make excuses or you can make progress, but you can't make both. – Carey Nieuwhof


Take one day at a time. Today, after all, is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. – Billy Graham


A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time. – Annie Dillard, The Writing Life


What your daily routine consists of is not that important. What's important is that routine exists. – Austin Kleon, Keep Going

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