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Plan

Definition: A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.
Number of Quotes: 15

I don't think anybody would argue now that the Internet isn't becoming a major factor in our lives. However, it's very new to us. Newsreaders still feel it is worth a special and rather worrying mention if, for instance, a crime was planned by people over the Internet.
Douglas Adams

If you are planning for one year, plant rice. If you are planning for ten years plant trees. If you are planning for 100 years plant people.
Indian Proverb
Anonymous

And even, if circumstances required, a contingency plan for his contingency plan's contingency plan.
Seeing Redd
Frank Beddor

Grand business plans are all very well, but nothing beats dipping your toe in the water.
Karan Bilimoria

The finest plans are always ruined by the littleness of those who ought to carry them out, for the Emperor can actually do nothing.
Bertolt Brecht

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men
Gang aft agley,
An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain,
For promis'd joy!

The best laid schemes of mice and men
oft go awry,
And leave us nothing but grief and pain,
For promised joy!

Robert Burns

There are two ways to compete - in stable conditions, you plan and you compete on scale. In unstable times, you live by your wits.
Dick Cavanagh

Long-range planning does not deal with future decisions. It deals with the future of present decisions.
Peter Drucker

Growth is like creativity, it doesn't go along very neat, precise plans. You get clogged highways before you figure out a way to open up capacity. You get pollution before you figure out a way to fight it.
Steve Forbes

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

It is a common fault of men not to reckon on storms in fair weather.
Niccolò Machiavelli

Today, if someone showed me a five-year plan, I'd toss out the pages detailing Years Three, Four, and Five as pure fantasy ... Anyone who thinks he or she can evaluate business conditions five years from now, flunks.
Mark McCormack

If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
Laurence J. Peter

The general who wins a battle makes many calculations ... here the battle is fought. The general who loses a battle makes but few calculations beforehand. Thus do many calculations lead to victory, and few to defeat.
Sun Tzu

Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.
Sun Tzu

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