Plan Quotes

Such is the pleasure of projecting that many content themselves with a succession of visionary schemes, and wear out their allotted time in the calm amusement of contriving what they never attempt or hope to execute.

What is politically defined as economic “planning” is the forcible superseding of other people’s plans by government officials.

Make your plans as fantastic as you like, because 25 years from now, they will seem mediocre. Make your plans 10 times as great as you first planned, and 25 years from now you will wonder why you did not make them 50 times as great.

The map is not the territory.

The cosmos is interesting rather than perfect, and everything is not part of some greater plan, nor is all necessarily under control.

A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.

Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.

The more human beings proceed by plan the more effectively they may be hit by accident.

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.