20 Quotes: The Importance of Planning

20 Quotes:  The Importance of Planning

If you don’t think planning is important, you may want to reconsider. I have put together 20 great quotes about the importance of planning.



  1. “A plan is a list of actions arranged in whatever sequence is thought likely to achieve an objective.” John Argenti
  2. “A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” Confucius
  3. “Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” Richard Cushing
  4. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin
  5. “There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.” Douglas H. Everett
  6.  “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” Peter Drucker
  7. “It’s not the plan that’s important, it’s the planning.” Dr. Gramme Edwards
  8.  “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
  9. “As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.” Antoine de Saint Exupery
  10.  “To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan but also believe.” Anatole France
  11. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin
  12. “A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final destination and usually the best way to get there.” H. Stanely Judd
  13. “Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” Alan Lakein, writer
  14. “If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it.” Abraham Lincoln
  15. “It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out of date.”  Roger von Oech
  16. “A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.” Geoge S. Patton
  17. “If you are failing to plan, you are planning to fail.” Tariq Siddique
  18. “Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.” Gloria Steinam,
  19. “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.” Richard I. Winwood
  20. “Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.” Napoleon Hill


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