Quotations on Planning

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Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Boss, Defeat, Defense, Nothing, Osama bin laden, Planning, states, United)

Temporary teams of trusted people are generally sent to all Departments and to major agencies of government to assist in planning and to acquaint the incoming administration with the civil servants and bureaucracy that will remain in place in the new Administration.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Government, People, Bureaucracy, Planning, Will)

Jimmy Carter began his planning in the early summer of 1976, Ronald Reagan a year prior. The Clinton Administration, elected in 1992, lingered in naming its team, and as a result, took almost a year to staff its ranks.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Planning, Result, Summer)

I was planning, I told everybody, to take him on the road with me. At the very least I fully expected to keep up my hectic pace, and my passion as a war correspondent.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: War, Passion, Planning, Road)

My assignment was exclusively in the research field, and my first published paper, On the Optimal Use of Winds for Flight Planning, was the outgrowth of that work.
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Keywords: Work, First, Planning, Research)

I am not afraid of much. I kill all the spiders in my house, and I'm planning to go skydiving. I am into girl power, and I'm very self-sufficient.
- Elizabeth Banks
(Keywords: Power, Planning, Self, Spiders)

Time is a great conference planning our end, and youth is only the past putting a leg forward.
- Djuna Barnes
(Keywords: Time, End, Past, Planning, Youth)

By creating a Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, we will give local governments a framework for working together on an issue that affects our whole state.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Planning, State, Water, Will)

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Patience, Planning, Revenge, Worth)

Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Balance, Community, Country, Gentleman, Planning, Pressure, Result)

Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
- Erma Bombeck
(Keywords: Family, Politics, Religion, Planning, Public)

For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Development, Accomplishments, Benefits, Nation, Planning, professionals, Reason, Support, Tools, Value)

Our struggle is to identify the sources of revenue and the means to obtain the funds.Without funds, all the planning and research studies can't help us.
- John Breaux
(Keywords: Help, Planning, Research, Struggle)

There's a bit of debate about that; some say it was really Matthew, but the popular consensus is that Mark was the first one, so that's why I did that one first. And I was planning on doing all four.
- Chester Brown
(Keywords: Debate, First, Planning, Popular)

The reason that everybody likes planning is that nobody has to do anything.
- Jerry Brown
(Keywords: Planning, Reason)

Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.
- Mark Caine
(Keywords: Man, Planning, Will)

Well, I'm not excusing the fact that planning and preparedness was not where it should be. We've known for 20 years about this hurricane, this possibility of this kind of hurricane.
- Michael Chertoff
(Keywords: Possibility, Fact, Planning, Years)

I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Architecture, Acting, Planning, Right)

Prior to the PATRIOT Act, the ability of government agencies to share information with each other was limited, which kept investigators from fully understanding what terrorists might be planning and to prevent their attacks.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Government, Ability, Act, Information, Planning, Understanding)

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Planning, Thinking)

If anything is certain, it is that change is certain. The world we are planning for today will not exist in this form tomorrow.
- Phil Crosby
(Keywords: Change, Planning, Today, Tomorrow, Will, World)

Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S.
- Rosa DeLauro
(Keywords: Family, Women, Abortion, Planning, State, Will)

Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you're doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing.
- E. L. Doctorow
(Keywords: People, Planning, Talking, Writing)

I'm planning a different show, though for obvious reasons some of the material will be the same, and of course I will perform material from the new CD.
- George Duke
(Keywords: Obvious, Planning, Will)

It's just really hard to work and get better, building and planning for the future with the new Monte Carlo and keeping the race team intact and keeping them healthy.
- Dale Earnhardt
(Keywords: Work, Building, Future, Planning, Race)

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
- Thomas A. Edison
(Keywords: Work, Intelligence, Purpose, Accomplishment, Being, Planning, Production)

It's been a strange day - a day when I thought I was on top of the world, planning my life. I planned all of my courses for the rest of the semester at Smith, and talked to my advisor about honoring in History.
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Keywords: History, Life, Thought, Day, Planning, Rest, World)

Beware of the man who will not engage in idle conversation; he is planning to steal your walking stick or water your stock.
- William Emerson
(Keywords: Conversation, Man, Planning, Walking, Water, Will)

Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
- Malcolm Forbes
(Keywords: Planning, Thinking)

Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it.
- James A. Garfield
(Keywords: History, Men, Planning, Presidency)

My personal view is that such total planning by the state is an absolute good and not simply a relative good... I do not myself think of the attitude I take as deriving from Marx - though this undoubtedly will be suggested - but from Fichte and Hegel.
- John Grierson
(Keywords: Attitude, Planning, State, Will)

At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
- Jim Henson
(Keywords: Art, Design, First, Planning, Television, Theatre, University)

I had to start being aware of what I ate, what I'm planning to eat and take my twice-daily medication accordingly. That's not so difficult now, but when you're 10 years old, it's tough, let me tell you.
- Dana Hill
(Keywords: Being, Now, Old, Planning, Years)

We must have more union members in this country to fight the political and business forces that are undermining workers in this country. The AFL-CIO has chosen the opposite approach by planning to throw even more money at politicians.
- James P. Hoffa
(Keywords: Business, Money, Country, Fight, Planning, Politicians, Workers)

We've always had a love for other places outside the US. I would be right with him. Now that Michael's been vindicated, we all have to be careful... you never know what someone's plotting and planning.
- Jermaine Jackson
(Keywords: Love, Now, Planning, Right)

I am planning a one-man art show of original Batman oil paintings that I will show in New York City.
- Bob Kane
(Keywords: Art, Oil, Planning, Will)

It is a process of finding the right music then planning a costume to fit that style of music.
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Keywords: Music, Planning, Right, Style)

New rumors that Saddam Hussein is planning to flee to a castle in Libya with 10 billion dollars. Now President Bush doesn't know whether to nuke him or give him a tax cut.
- Craig Kilborn
(Keywords: Tax, Now, Planning, President, Rumors)

To talk about planning an economic system is to talk in old terms, and I find myself sometimes having to teach Westers about what the market really means.
- Vaclav Klaus
(Keywords: Old, Planning, Talk)

The intellectual force of the West is still dominant, but other cultures are getting stronger. I expect that we will develop a new way of thinking in architecture and urban planning, and that less will be based on our models.
- Rem Koolhaas
(Keywords: Architecture, Force, Planning, Thinking, Will)

I've always done food that can work in a set time frame. The message I'm trying to get across is, it doesn't have to take three days to do this. With planning, you can do a lot and really have quality food every day.
- Emeril Lagasse
(Keywords: Food, Time, Work, Quality, Day, Planning, Trying)

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.
- Alan Lakein
(Keywords: Future, Now, Planning, Present)

So, I really don't consider myself a fabulous keyboard player.
- Norman Lamm
(Keywords: Government, People, Being, Error, Planning, Will)

I'm not good at future planning. I don't plan at all. I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow. I don't have a day planner and I don't have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.
- Heath Ledger
(Keywords: Day, Future, Now, Past, Planning, Tomorrow)

Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: Faces, Planning, Play, Promises, Retirement, Security, Will, Workers)

Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: Age, Future, Planning, Retirement)

Larry wanted us to reposition the tower. We wouldn't, and won't. He's been holding back our fees. We want to get paid. And that's it. It'll get solved and we'll carry on with planning Ground Zero.
- Daniel Libeskind
(Keywords: Planning, Want)

There is no planning. On the night it is really great, it's euphoria and if it is not so great there is always tomorrow night. That was his attitude.
- Ed McMahon
(Keywords: Attitude, Night, Planning, Tomorrow)

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.
- Paul J. Meyer
(Keywords: Accident, Commitment, Effort, Excellence, Planning, Productivity, Result)

I got into law school to supplement my business background. I'm not planning to practice law.
- Shannon Miller
(Keywords: Business, Law, Planning, Practice, School)



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