Popular adages of planning

In all matters, success depends on preparation. Without preparation, there will always be failure. (Confucius)

Action without planning is the cause of every failure.

Mediocrity is so easy to achieve, there is no point in planning for it.

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

If you don’t know where you are going, you will end up somewhere else. (L. Peter)

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.

The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.

4Ps Poor planning = poor performance.

6Ps Prior preparation and planning prevents poor performance.

6Ps Prior preparation prevents poor performance – probably.

Even if you do nothing, it should be done on time.

Plan the work, and work the plan.

If you plan to fail and you do, then you have been successful.

Real life is what happens when you make other plans.

The stability of a plan tends to vary inversely with its extension.