Quotes from the Masters
On Preparation

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." -- Benjamin Disraeli  

"The foundation of confidence in virtually every field is preparation." -- Brian Tracy  

"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. To give it and to share it, and for it to be effective, you first need to have it. Good communication starts with good preparation." -- Jim Rohn  

"One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared." -- Merlin Olsen

"Nothing is more powerful for your future than being a gatherer of good ideas and information. That's called doing your homework." -– Jim Rohn  

"From product knowledge springs the expertise to work with clients in the effective and professional manner that earns high income. Invest ten minutes daily reviewing your product information or using your product so you know it inside and out." -– Tom Hopkins  

"It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared." -- Whitney Young, Jr.  

"If you achieve your success without being prepared for it, you'll only end up looking foolish." -– Brian Tracy

"The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight." -— Arthur Ashe  

"Practice is the price of mastery.  Whatever you practice over and over again becomes a new habit of thought and performance." -– Brian Tracy

"Man must be prepared for every event of life, for there is nothing that is durable." -- Menander of Athens  

"Luck is when opportunity meets preparation.  Perfect performance comes from painstaking preparation, often for weeks, months and years in advance." -– Brian Tracy

"Over learning and over preparing gives you the winning edge in any area."-– Brian Tracy

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International