Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us - a time when we can look back on the year that has passed and prepare for the year ahead.
All I do really is go to work and try to be professional be on time and be prepared.
In order to excel you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication you won't be able to do this.
Wisdom prepares for the worst but folly leaves the worst for the day when it comes.
When you're used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom it leaves you open to learn more.
Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
One nuclear war is going to be the last nuclear - the last war frankly if it really gets out of hand. And I just don't think we ought to be prepared to accept that sort of thing.
Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.
A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
The truth is I don't have any problem with journalists - I count some of them as friends - also some of my heroes are journalists I'm a big fan of Robert Fisk - great people or crazy people who are prepared to stand up for what's right.
When I meet a couple I'm always interested to know if they have been together for a long time or how loyal they are because I know that will impact on how much I'm prepared to trust them.
Trust cannot be commanded and yet it is also correct that the only one who earns trust is the one who is prepared to grant trust.
For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.
I was always just into my music and maybe into trying to save the world a little bit. I never really thought I'd have a hit record or anything like that. I was prepared to travel around all over the country kind of like a Johnny Appleseed and sing.
If you set out to be liked you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing.
If you just set out to be liked you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing.
We've complemented that with a second office to think about how we need to prepare ourselves for that period 10 or 15 or 20 years from now by way of investment in our technology our organization and our people.
The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher America entrusts her most precious resource her children and asks that they be prepared... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.
California must be all American or all Chinese. We are resolved that it shall be American and are prepared to make it so. May we not rely upon your sympathy and assistance?
I believe success is preparation because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?
Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don't know a just war when they see it and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom.
Military preparedness is absolutely a form of strength.