I reckon I've done my bit. I want to enjoy myself a bit now, with less responsibility, less frantic rushing about, less preparation, less trying to think of something to say.
I don't remember the first half of my life. All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.
There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation — veneer isn't worth anything.
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
A happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.
Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
Luck is where opportunity meets preparation.
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
Victory is the child of preparation and determination.
Preparation — quotes and aphorisms
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.