Planning Quotes Archive
Plans are worthless. Planning is essential. Dwight D. Eisenhower, general and president (1890-1961)
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. - Peter Drucker
You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans.
I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now.
Harry S. Truman : American statesman (33rd US president: 1945-53), established NATO
Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)
“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.”
Thomas Alva Edison (Most famous American Inventor who, singly or jointly, held a world record of 1,093 patents. In addition, Edison created the world's first industrial research laboratory, 1847-1931)
"It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But, above all, try something." Franklin D. Roosevelt, US President 1932-1945.
The world will not evolve past its current state of crisis by using the same thinking that created the situation. Albert Einstein, scientist (1879-1955)
Before beginning, plan carefully. Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator
Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir people's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency. Remember that our children and grandchildren are going to do things that would stagger us. Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty. Think big.
Daniel Burnham, Chicago architect. (1864-1912)
"Necessity, who is the Mother of Invention." Plato, The Republic, 360 BCE
“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way”
Henry David Thoreau ,(American Essayist, Poet and Philosopher, 1817-1862)