Top 285 Preparation Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Preparation Quotes from famous people such as Sterling K. Brown, Mark Cuban, Suzan DelBene, Katrina Kaif, Mark McKinnon, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Sarah Paulson is the most prepared and professional act

Sarah Paulson is the most prepared and professional actor I’ve had the privilege of working with. I learned so much about preparation and attention to detail and speaking up when something is not right.
Sterling K. Brown
I liked Trump’s honesty because it was different and had a chance to change the business of politics. What I didn’t realize he was missing at the time was a complete and utter lack of preparation, knowledge, and common sense.
Mark Cuban
Some of the best preparation I had for coming to Congress is being a football referee. Because you’ve got to make a decision, and no matter what you do, someone’s unhappy with you.
Suzan DelBene
I think people who are regarded as better actors must have better instincts because, at the end of the day, once they say ‘action,’ it’s you who has to do it right. You can do all the research and preparation or none at all, but it’s your instincts that tell you, ‘No, I’ll do it like this.’
Katrina Kaif
Running for president is hard. But it’s good preparation. Because being president is a lot harder.
Mark McKinnon
I think I have some ideas on coaching, but listen, coaches work harder than players. The hours they put in, the headaches that they have. That’s the one thing I’ve never liked about coaching. They have all the emotion, passion and preparation without actually getting to be able to dictate what happens.
Tim Howard
In the first place, the preparation of the Nobel lecture which I am to give has shown me, even more clearly than I knew before, how many others share with me, often, indeed, have anticipated me, in the discoveries for which you have awarded me the prize.
Frederick Soddy
Ever since Binibini, I’ve really been hands-on since I’ve been an independent candidate. I’m hands-on in every single aspect of my preparations because I’m having so much fun.
Catriona Gray
In Serie A players have to stay in a hotel before a home game to ensure proper preparations without the distractions a wife and family can bring. It’s a system which no doubt suits some players, but would not be my choice.
Jaap Stam
Whether it’s learning to hit a backhand in tennis, learning high school chemistry, or getting better at ski racing, I really believe with hard work and analytic preparation, you can skip a few steps and find the faster way.
Mikaela Shiffrin
There is no better way to give comfort to an enemy than to divide the people of a nation over the issue of foreign war. There is no shorter road to defeat than by entering a war with inadequate preparation.
Charles Lindbergh
As long as you put the effort in with your practice, the muscles in your arm stay relaxed and mental preparation is all it takes.
Fallon Sherrock
Classical stuff takes a lot of rehearsal time and preparation, but with stuff that involves improvisation, you can over-rehearse it and it gets stale. You don’t want it to be too comfortable. In fact, a good sound check, a good rehearsal usually means a bad performance.
John Zorn
We’ve all sort of been there: It’s coming on Christmas, all that preparation is going on, and you just want to escape. You don’t want to buy into it. It’s a time of year that brings up a lot of memories for people, and if you’re missing somebody, it’s hardest at this time of year.
Michael Ball
Stretching was a major part of my preparation.
Edwin Moses
I love the preparation before a fight. I love to research, and the process of finding little-known information to use when I’m calling a fight is incredible for me.
Mauro Ranallo
You always want to give yourself an edge, want to help your team win. That’s pretty much going to preparation.
Terrell Suggs
The Super Bowl is the biggest event in America, the biggest event in television. The preparation and all of the behind-the-scenes detail is immense. The Final Four is just a fraction behind that in terms of the preparation.
Jim Nantz
When you work for Pat Riley, you’re not just putting your hands on the basket and hanging out during practice. He puts you in positions where you have to coach. You have to be enthusiastic and fierce with your preparation and work ethic.
Erik Spoelstra
Essentially, social education is moral education, and moral education is preparation for citizenship… When Jefferson and others advocated public education, it was to prepare for citizenship in a new, constitutional, democratic society.
Lawrence Kohlberg
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey
My focus is my preparation, my good condition, and every time, I go forward and forward, and nothing can stop me.
Valentina Shevchenko
Virat has helped me with my preparation, mindset, and he has given me a lot of confidence.
K. L. Rahul
I volunteered at a homeless shelter in preparation for ‘Being Flynn,’ and when I’m walking along the Bowery, that’s the first thing that comes to mind. That’s a nice memory.
Paul Dano
I enjoy three meals a day, and 90 per cent of what I eat is vegetarian and homemade. I occasionally eat non-vegetarian, and chicken preparations are my favourite.
Saina Nehwal
The majority of my work is about preparation.
Taryn Simon
All those places that I’ve played at is a preparation for me to come to Beijing.
Stephon Marbury
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Benjamin Disraeli
Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.
Paul Theroux
Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding and nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result.
Joe Torre
Where two or more crops are taken normally, it is time to begin preparation for a good rabi crop by assembling the seeds, soil nutrients, and other agronomic inputs needed for timely sowing and good plant population.
M. S. Swaminathan
Planning and preparations for Iraq after Saddam Hussein

Planning and preparations for Iraq after Saddam Hussein were wholly inadequate.
John Chilcot
Obviously, you make preparations before you engage in any meeting.
John Bolton
In Italy, you’re in your comfort zone when it comes to language, lifestyle, your habits and preparations, and moving abroad is not easy. It’s not easy to carry over your own ideas about football, your own methods. You have to get everything across in a different language, and that wastes a lot of energy.
Antonio Conte
I will not ever say that it’s good to start with too little preparation, because that’s patently not true. But I don’t rehearse the way a lot of directors do, to stage a scene in terms of manners and attitudes and lock them in.
Sydney Pollack
Reports also suggest that Ernst and Young and other large tax preparation firms are sending tax returns overseas for processing. But the IRS has no control over tax information once it’s been sent to India or another country.
Melissa Bean
For me, it’s always been about preparation, and the more prepared I can be each week, the less pressure I feel and the more confident I am. As your confidence grows, it’s only natural that the pressure you feel diminishes.
Aaron Rodgers
Most people don’t understand the mental preparation that’s also involved in wrestling.
Dave Schultz
I have always tried to improve myself in every practice session. When it comes to playing and preparation, I am as disciplined and dedicated as anyone else.
S. Sreesanth
I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations.
Ted Allen
I see, in this life, the hardship many suffer. I see the joy that music can give. How we deal with all this is part of a preparation for the next life.
Andris Nelsons
A happy childhood… is the worst possible preparation for life.
Kinky Friedman
A lot of hard work has to go into your career, and preparation, and being your best at all times.
Leven Rambin
Hibernation is a covert preparation for a more overt action.
Ralph Ellison
Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved.
George Washington
To try to teach ignoring technology is to ignore the progress that we have made over the last century. If school is preparation for the real world – a real world that is increasingly technology-driven – then to ignore technology is to become obsolete.
Adora Svitak
I don’t like the idea that the first preparation when you start to design your building has to put your label. I think this is not fair. It’s not fair to the building or to the people, to the client, because every building tells a different story.
Renzo Piano
Preparation in Miami is always good because of the weather.
Paulie Malignaggi
Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.
I’m a big believer in the fact that life is about preparation, preparation, preparation.
Johnnie Cochran
I’d rather starve than not have what I really want to eat. I’m good at preparation.
Johnny Mathis
The last thing, and the only one that you cannot physically train for, is the psychological preparation.
Philippe Perrin
Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
James Monroe
Getting in the cage, it’s not like I need a whole mental preparation for it. It’s just a fight.
Gegard Mousasi
War and preparations for war have acquired a kind of legitimacy.
Alva Myrdal
I want every player to stay with the mentality and preparation to play together to win.
Unai Emery
I turned down a scholarship to Yale. The problem with college is that there’s a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you’ll never be successful.
Shia LaBeouf