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If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.

All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration. You may succeed in making another feel guilty about something by blaming him, but you won't succeed in changing whatever it is about you that is making you unhappy.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.
The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.
Developing the plan is actually laying out the sequence of events that have to occur for you to achieve your goal.
Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
What do you want to achieve or avoid? The answers to this question are objectives. How will you go about achieving your desire results? The answer to this you can call strategy.
It takes time to save time.
Most people are content to let perfect days happen at random rather than PLAN for them.
Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
We need a sense of the value of time -- that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities.
Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.
Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in.
In order to plan your future wisely, it is necessary that you understand and appreciate your past.
First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy.
Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.
Some self-confronting questions: Where do I want to be at any given time? How am I going to get there? What do I have to do to get myself from where I am to where I want to be?... What's the first, small step I can take to get moving?
I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes, and accomplish great affairs among mankind, if he first forms a good plan, and, cutting off all amusements or other employments that would divert his attention, make the execution of that same plan his sole study and business.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Every well built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints.
Many things difficult in design prove easy in performance.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final destination and usually the best way to get there.
The loftier the building the deeper the foundation must be.
Always have a plan, and believe in it. Nothing happens by accident.
A plan is a list of actions arranged in whatever sequence is thought likely to achieve an objective.

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