65 Planning Quotes On Success In Life

These planning quotes will inspire you. Planning, the act or process of making a plan to achieve or do something.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging planning quotes, planning sayings, and planning proverbs.

Best Planning Quotes

  1. “Do not plan for ventures before finishing what’s at hand.” ~ Euripides
  2. “I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacation with better care than they do their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change” ~ Jim Rohn
  3. “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  4. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  5. “As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  6. “Never begin the day until it is finished on paper.” ~ Jim Rohn
  7. “The world will not evolve past its current state of crisis by using the same thinking that created the situation.” ~ Albert Einstein
  8. “Life is what happens to you while you’re planning on doing something else.” ~ John Lennon

  9. “Don’t be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal becomes a mini goal in itself.” ~ Denis Waitley
  10. “Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  11. “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” ~ Peter Drucker
  12. “A goal without an action plan is a daydream.” ~ Nathaniel Branden

  13. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” ~ Jim Rohn
  14. “Organizing is what you do before you do something so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” ~ A. A. Milne
  15. “Plan for what is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small. The difficult things in this world must be done while they are easy, the greatest things in the world must be done while they are still small. For this reason, sages never do what is great, and this is why they achieve greatness.” ~ Sun Tzu
  16. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” ~ Warren Buffett

  17. “It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  18. “It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” ~ Winston Churchill
  19. “Have a plan. Follow the plan, and you’ll be surprised how successful you can be. Most people don’t have a plan. That’s why it’s easy to beat most folks.” ~ Bear Bryant
  20. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein

  21. “If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.” ~ Edward Everett Hale
  22. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” ~ Will Rogers
  23. “Every well-built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  24. “Can you think of anything more permanently elating than to know that you are on the right road at last?” ~ Vernon Howard

  25. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  26. “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  27. “If you work diligently… without saying to yourself beforehand, ‘I want to make this or that,’ if you work as though you were making a pair of shoes, without artistic preoccupation, you will not always find you do well. But the days you least expect it, you will find a subject which holds its own with the work of those who have gone before.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  28. “Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.” ~ Mark Cane

  29. “When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” ~ Thomas Paine
  30. “In the blink of an eye, something happens by chance – when you least expect it – sets you on a course that you never planned, into a future you never imagined.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  31. “Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  32. “For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.” ~ Mignon McLaughlin

  33. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  34. “The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.” ~ J. P. Morgan
  35. “Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  36. “It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” ~ Howard Ruff

  37. “You can never plan the future by the past.” ~ Edmund Burke
  38. “Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.” ~ Mike Murdock
  39. “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
  40. “Plan your work – work your plan. Lack of system produces that ‘I’m swamped’ feeling.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

  41. “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” ~ Earl Nightingale
  42. “Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.” ~ Daniel Burnham
  43. “If we had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.” ~ Leon Trotsky
  44. “Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.” ~ Earl Nightingale

  45. “Before beginning, plan carefully.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  46. “Strategic planning is worthless – unless there is first a strategic vision.” ~ John Naisbitt , Strategic planning quotes
  47. “Everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth.” ~ Mike Tyson
  48. “The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.” ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

  49. “Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  50. “Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  51. “Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle-class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  52. “Plans are useless, but planning is essential.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

  53. “A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.” ~ Confucius
  54. “Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.” ~ Winston Churchill
  55. “Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  56. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ~ Larry Elder

  57. “A good plan isn’t one where someone wins, it’s where nobody thinks they’ve lost.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  58. “Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even should they rarely stick to their plan.” ~ Winston Churchill
  59. “If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.” ~ Abraham Maslow
  60. “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

  61. “Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done.” ~ Ben Stein
  62. “Plan for what is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small.” ~ Sun Tzu
  63. “It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.” ~ Whitney M. Young

  64. “We are all salesmen every day of our lives. We are selling our ideas, our plans, our enthusiasms to those with whom we come in contact.” ~ Charles R. Schwab
  65. “Think ahead. Don’t let day-to-day operations drive out planning.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld

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