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Planning Quotes

A selection of planning quotes that you can either copy and paste or download and use as stickers.

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Planning quotes are a great addition to your planner. They are pretty and motivational. You can use them as section dividers or if you are using our planner app, you can insert them into any planner page. You can also add quotes to backgrounds to create wallpaper or posters.

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“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” Stephen Covey

From the book: 7 Habits of highly effective people

“Goal setting is the most important aspect of all improvement and personal development plans. It is the key to all fulfillment and achievement.” – Paul J. Meyer

Goal setting is the most important aspect of all improvement and personal development plans. It is the key to all fulfillment and achievement.Pin

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“A goal without an action plan is a daydream.” – Nathaniel Drucker

A goal without an action plan is a daydream.Pin

 

If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, not the goal.

If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, not the goal.Pin

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra

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

 

“Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.” – Fitzhugh Dodson

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

Failing to plan is planning to fail

Failing to plan is planning to failPin

 

“Plan your work and work your plan” – Napoleon Hill

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“An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.” – Dale Carnegie

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

 

“Don’t wait until you’re in a crisis to come up with a crisis plan.” – Dr. Phil

Don’t wait until you’re in a crisis to come up with a crisis plan.Pin

“Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.” Willian A. Ward

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It’s not a matter of IF you should plan for your future, it’s WHEN you should plan.

It’s not a matter of IF you should plan for your future, its WHEN you should plan.Pin

“The best thing about a vacation is planning it.” – Andy Rooney

The best thing about a vacation is planning it.Pin

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

A goal without a plan is just a wish.Pin

“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes, but no plans.” – Peter F. Drucker

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

 

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Graham Bell

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.Pin

“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.” – Benjamin Franklin

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.Pin

Success doesn’t just happen. It’s planned for.

Success doesn’t just happen. It’s planned for.Pin

“If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 24 more letters!” – Clare Cook

If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 24 more letters!Pin

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“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” – Confucius

A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his doorPin

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” – Alan Lakein

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A goal without a plan is just a dream
A dream without a plan is just a wish
If you fail to plan you plan to fail

Quotes About Planning

This selection of insightful quotes about planning for the future emphasizes foresight and strategic thinking. These quotes from various thinkers and leaders underscore the importance of looking ahead and preparing for what lies before us. They highlight the significance of envisioning and shaping our future through careful planning.

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” – Alan Lakein
“Good planning without good working is nothing.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“Planning is a process of choosing among those many options. If we do not choose to plan, then we choose to have others plan for us.”
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
“Plans are nothing; planning is everything.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Eisenhower

There are more quotes about planning ahead below.

Quotes About Preparation

The following collection of preparation quotes revolves around the theme of preparation, a fundamental aspect of success in various facets of life. These carefully selected sayings, from renowned figures like Alexander Graham Bell and William Shakespeare, emphasize the significance of preparing oneself for the challenges and opportunities that life presents. They highlight that the foundation of achievement lies not just in the act of doing but in the meticulous and thoughtful preparation that precedes it. Whether it’s Bell’s reminder that preparation is key to success or Shakespeare’s poetic assertion about mental readiness, each quote offers a unique perspective on the importance of being well-prepared.

“Preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Graham Bell
“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”
“An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.” – Dale Carnegie
“Preparation and perseverance are key to overcoming challenges.”
“All things are ready, if our mind be so.” – William Shakespeare

Quotes About Plans

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.” – Winston Churchill
“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” – Allen Saunders
“Man’s plans are inferior to those made by heaven.”
“You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan or goal.” – Zig Ziglar

Quotes About Being Prepared

This collection of planning quotes focuses on the theme of being prepared, a crucial principle for success and resilience in life. They offer wisdom from various sources, emphasizing the importance of readiness for whatever challenges or opportunities may arise.

“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.” – 1 Peter 3:15
“Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.” – Denis Waitley
“The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” – Elbert Hubbard
“Preparation doesn’t assure victory, it assures confidence.”
“Be prepared, not scared.”

Organizing Quotes

Each of these quotes on planning offers insights into the power and importance of organizing and planning, especially in the context of achieving future goals.

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain
“For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.” – Benjamin Franklin
“Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it’s not all mixed up.” – A. A. Milne
“Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker
“Organize your life around your dreams – and watch them come true.”

Progress Quotes

This curated set of quotes about progress sheds light on the nature of progress, whether personal, professional, or societal. These insights emphasize the journey of advancement, the challenges encountered, and the continuous effort required to move forward and improve.

“Progress is not inevitable. It’s up to us to create it.” – Michael Bloomberg
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw
“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa
“Little by little, one travels far.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
“Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” – Khalil Gibran

Strategic Planning Quotes

This compilation of quotes focuses on the vital aspect of strategic planning. From the minds of renowned leaders and thinkers, these quotes encapsulate the essence of strategic thinking and its crucial role in achieving long-term goals. They illuminate the importance of foresight, adaptability, and the art of balancing immediate actions with future outcomes.

“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.” – Michael Porter
“In real life, strategy is actually very straightforward. You pick a general direction and implement like hell.” – Jack Welch
“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” – Winston Churchill
“Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” – Sun Tzu
“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” – Michael Porter

Financial Planning Quotes

This collection of quotes is centered on the theme of financial planning. It brings together wisdom from various experts and influential figures, emphasizing the significance of financial foresight and prudent management of resources. These quotes highlight the importance of budgeting, investing, and preparing for future financial needs, underlining the role of strategic financial planning in achieving long-term stability and success.

“A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.” – Dave Ramsey
“Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” – Paul Samuelson
“Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.” – Warren Buffett
“Personal finance is only 20% head knowledge. It’s 80% behavior!” – Dave Ramsey
“The goal of retirement is to live off your assets, not on them.” – Frank Eberhart

Wedding Planning Quotes

This selection of quotes embraces the theme of wedding planning. Capturing sentiments from various sources, these quotes reflect on the joy, challenges, and profound significance of organizing one of life’s most cherished celebrations. From the practicalities of planning to the emotional journey it entails, these quotes offer a glimpse into the multifaceted world of wedding preparation, highlighting its role in crafting a memorable and meaningful start to marital life.

“A wedding is an event. Marriage is a lifetime. Invest more in your marriage than your wedding and success is inevitable.”
“Planning a wedding is like running a company. You’re the CEO of Love, Inc.”
“Wedding planning: where ‘perfect’ is just the starting point.”
“A wedding dress is both an intimate and personal for a woman – it must reflect the personality and style of the bride.” – Carolina Herrera
“The most successful event is one where the bride and groom are the last to realize the evening is over.”

Planning for Success Quotes

This collection of quotes on planning for success draws insights from a variety of thinkers, entrepreneurs, and leaders. The quotes underline the pivotal role of strategic planning in achieving success. They emphasize the necessity of foresight, determination, and the careful crafting of plans to turn ambitions into reality, serving as a reminder that success is often a result of meticulous preparation and thoughtful execution.

“Success doesn’t just happen. It’s planned for.”
“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” – Alan Lakein
“A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” – Brian Tracy
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.” – Thomas Edison

These quotes about preparation and planning, emphasize the importance of planning in the pursuit of success, offer perspectives that range from the philosophical to the practical.

Business Planning Quotes

This compilation of quotes delves into the essence of business planning. Sourced from a range of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers, these quotes highlight the critical importance of strategic planning in the business world. They underscore the necessity of setting clear objectives, anticipating challenges, and crafting a roadmap to guide organizations towards their goals. These insights offer valuable perspectives on how effective planning can drive business success and foster growth.

“Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” – Peter Drucker
“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” – Warren Buffett
“Good business planning is 9 parts execution for every 1 part strategy.” – Tim Berry
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” – Winston Churchill

FAQ

How to add a border to any of the quotes

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  1. Click on the button above to open the quote designer.
  2. Select a border.
  3. Select a quote.

How to make a planner dashboard or planner or binder dividers

If you find plan quotes inspirational then use them to create dividers between sections in your planner.

Select the planning ahead quote that you like best and print it on a full-sized page. If you can print on cardstock then that will be better.

Insert the divider into your planner.

How to make planner stickers

You can use these quotes to make planner stickers. Either print them on sticker paper or create digital stickers for your digital planner.

  1. Click on the button below to open the app.
  2. Select your page size (8.5″x11″ or A4).
  3. Go to quotes and select the motivational quotes you want. For example, planning quotes.
  4. Insert as many stickers as you want on a page. You can move them around, change their size, change their color, etc.

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