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Why not seize the pleasure at once? - How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation. (Jane Austen)

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. (Alexander Graham Bell)

If you are not prepared for discouragements and disillusions; if you will not be content with a small result for a big effort, then do not begin. (Arnold Bennett)

To be ready to fail is to be prepared for success. (Jose Bergamin)

The mind can only see what it is prepared to see. (Edward de Bono)

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life. (Dr. Joyce Brothers)

Solid, time-consuming preparation does not take away any of the enthusiasm of the final painting. In fact, the preliminaries in color and tonal studies free up the artist for an unbridled yet focused trip to the finish. (Harley Brown)

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

There is no such thing as luck. It's a fancy name for being always at our duty, and so sure to be ready when good time comes. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

The best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all your enthusiasm, on doing today's work superbly today. That is the only possible way you can prepare for the future. (Dale Carnegie)

Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. (Miguel de Cervantes)

All the fingerprint paintings are done without a grid. (Chuck Close)

Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in... Pictures help you to form the mental mold. (Robert Collier)

I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best. (Benjamin Disraeli)

Sufficient to today are the duties of today. Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you; well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours or ages that follow it. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine. (William Feather)

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. (Benjamin Franklin)

Art combines the best of what is in the mind and in the soul. The mind must be trained and ready for when the soul speaks. (Susan F. Greaves)

Have a set of materials ready wherever you go. (Irwin Greenberg)

Preparation is not only about managing external risks, but about limiting the likelihood that you'll unwittingly add to them. When you're the author of your own fate, you don't want to write a tragedy. Aside from anything else, the possibility of a sequel is nonexistent. (Chris Hadfield, astronaut)

I try to do much of the necessary alteration on the black and white [cartoons] rather than leave it to be done on the paintings. (E. J. Hughes)

What happens when you get a big break and you haven't prepared yourself? That becomes the biggest mistake you've ever made. (Quincy Jones)

Hours of preparation for something that is excecuted, with extreme precision, in a few minutes. Just as with a judo throw. (Yves Klein)

I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck. (Ann Landers)

Allow some warm-up time each day to stimulate your creative flow. A pianist does keyboard exercises. A gymnast stretches. An artist needs to loosen up, too. It takes a few minutes to shift from the real world into a creative mode. (Nita Leland)

I know I can sustain any storm in life because I have seen the forecast and prepared for the weather ahead of me. (John Di Lemme)

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe. (Abraham Lincoln)

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat. (James Russell Lowell)

The nature of the work is to prepare for a good accident. (Sidney Lumet)

I prepare myself very intensely. I am at the theatre four hours before the performance. It allows for complete concentration and preparation. (Natalia Makarova)

In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope. (Henri Matisse)

It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color – not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression. (Henri Matisse)

You must always be open to your luck. You cannot force it, but you can recognize it. (Henry Moore)

Preparation is the be-all of good trial work. Everything else - felicity of expression, improvisational brilliance - is a satellite around the sun. Thorough preparation is that sun. (Louis Nizer)

When I first started learning how to take photographs, you had to spend the first six months figuring out what an f-stop was. Now you just go and take pictures. (Martin Parr)

Luck is truly where preparation meets opportunity. (Randy Pausch)

If you see how carefully I prepare... you will see that, actually, I narrow the unknown to virtually nothing. And that's when I am ready to walk on the wire. (Philippe Petit)

I believe that what it is I have been called to do will make itself known when I have made myself ready. (Jan Phillips)

I don't know in advance what I am going to put on canvas any more than I decide beforehand what colours I am going to use. (Pablo Picasso)

There is no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothes. (Scottish proverb)

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck. (Tony Robbins)

You cannot speak that which you do not know. You cannot share that which you do not feel. You cannot translate that which you do not have. And you cannot give that which you do not possess... Good communication starts with good preparation. (Jim Rohn)

Part of success is preparation on purpose. (Jim Rohn)

Preparation eradicates cowardice, which we define as the failure to act in the midst of fear. (Veronica Roth)

Be prepared! All of your gear should be in a state of readiness so you can concentrate on painting. Choose your brushes as you would choose weapons before battle. (Richard Schmid)

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. (Seneca)

All things are ready, if our minds be so. (William Shakespeare)

Be more than ready. Be present in your discipline. Remember your gift. Be grateful for your gift and treat it like a gift. Cherish it, take care of it, and pass it on. (Anna Deavere Smith)

A tremendous amount of preparatory work and continuous training is necessary in order to turn your vague wish into professional excellence. (Aleksandr Tairov)

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. (Mark Twain)

When I work, I work very fast, but preparing to work can take any length of time. (Cy Twombly)

Isn't it amazing how 'lucky' the people are who put in countless hours of preparation? (Author unknown)

Luck is when preparation meets opportunity. (Oprah Winfrey)