Quotes by Influencers

Inspiration for my Life Plan

“If we would only give the same amount of reflection to what we want out of life that we give to the question of what to do with two weeks’ vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.”

- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.”

- Mark Twain

"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.”

- Bishop Phillips Brooks

The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - a waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life, and, having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.”

- Thomas Carlyle

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make
big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.”

- Daniel H. Burnham

No matter how carefully you plan your goals, the will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them
with gusto.”

- W. Clement Stone

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan next week.”

- General George S. Patton

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.”

- John Pierpont Morgan

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.

- Mike Tyson