A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life.
Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.john dewey
preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.amelia earhart
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.colin powell
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.alexander graham bell
The sum and substance of the preparation needed for a coming eternity is that you believe what the Bible tells you, and do what the Bible bids you.thomas chalmers
The transformation of the Islamic world into one of revolution, as His Majesty has desired, had been in preparation for some time and had now been put into action.İsmail enver
The good life is the best preparation for bad times.neal a. maxwell
When poets — write about food it is usually celebratory. Food as the thing-in-itself, but also the thoughtful preparation of meals, the serving of meals, meals communally shared: a sense of the sacred in the profane.joyce carol oates
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.seneca the younger
"The best wrestler," he would say, "is not he who has learned thoroughly all the tricks and twists of the art, which are seldom met with in actual wrestling, but he who has well and carefully trained himself in one or two of them, and watches keenly for an opportunity of practising them." --- Seneca, On Benefits, vii. 1
It was only now that they realized that there is nothing that can really be a preparation for death.jo walton
In peace, as a wise man, he should make suitable preparation for war.horace
Where is the boundary for the single individual in his concrete existence between what is lack of will and what is lack of ability; what is indolence and earthly selfishness and what is the limitation of finitude? For an existing person, when is the period of preparation over, when this question will not arise again in all its initial, troubled severity; when is the time in existence that is indeed a preparation? Let all the dialecticians convene-they will not be able to decide this for a particular individual in concreto .
The proletariat should not ignore peaceful methods of struggle they serve its ordinary, day-to-day interests, they are necessary in periods of preparation for revolution but it must never forget that in certain conditions the class struggle assumes the form of armed conflict and civil war; there are times when the interests of the proletariat call for ruthless extermination of its enemies in open armed clashes. This was first demonstrated by the French proletariat in the Commune and brilliantly confirmed by the Russian proletariat in the December uprising.
They will furnish credits which will serve us for the support of the Communist Party in their countries and, by supplying us materials and technical equipment which we lack, will restore our military industry necessary for our future attacks against our suppliers. To put it in other words, they will work on the preparation of their own suicide.
On the supposition that the world is to go on divided among aggressive sovereign states, with phases of war preparation known as peace and acute phases of more and more destructive war, it is quite a good move in the game. On the supposition that the world is growing up to an age of reason, and that a world of civilisation is attainable, it is a monstrous crime.
If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.
You can see their legacy alive in all kinds of ways: in Bhopal’s zardosi work, a kind of embroidery done on bridal outfits, sherwanis , and purses ; in the famous handicraft of batua , a small string purse usually used with Indian traditional clothes; even in the continuing popularity of shairi and poetry recitals and in the nafasat (or sophistication) of its old residents; or in nay recipes for the preparation of betel leaf or paan that are still consumed here.
The armourers, accomplishing the knights, With busy hammers closing rivets up, Give dreadful note of preparation.
The good life is the best preparation for bad times.
The preparation of a targeted killing operation often takes a long duration (weeks to months), especially when targeting senior terror operatives.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theatre.Gail Godwin
In Ethiopia , food is often looked at through a strong spiritual lens , stronger than anywhere else I know. It's the focal point of weddings , births and funerals and is a daily ceremony from the preparation of the meal and the washing of hands to the sharing of meals.
Nursing is an art : and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter 's or sculptor 's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble , compared with having to do with the living body..., the temple of God 's spirit ? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.