A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
After you’ve done all the work and prepared as much as you can, what the hell, you might as well go out and have a good time.
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.
An actor really suffers when the director isn’t prepared because you start running out of time for the shoot and then have to do it fast.
As I grew older, I actually was prepared to go into fine arts school and do a degree. That was what I was actually settled upon when I was offered a record deal.
Be prepared for the worst, my love, for it lives next door to the best.
Be Prepared… the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.
Be prepared, and be careful not to do your good deeds when there’s no one watching you.
Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.
Comeback records always worry me, especially when they’re made by one of my heroes, and I’d heard stories about Gil Scott-Heron recently, about drug arrests and prison terms and other troubles. I wasn’t prepared for the ravaged shakiness of his voice on this record or the raw spoken word pieces or the dark electronic backgrounds.
I always knew that I wanted to do something in business and I prepared myself for that.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
I was experiencing all the success the entertainment industry has to offer, but I knew there had to be something more. It was sort of through that God prepared me to hear about His great plan.
I was not prepared for the actual process itself; having to go to the shop and having some molds done.
I’m real excited about being on CBS and hosting this show. I have been studying all of the great CBS shows. I think I’m prepared, so if you’re ready, let’s have the first item up for bids.
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
In fact, the best thing we could do on taxes for all Americans is to simplify the individual tax code. This will be a tough job, but members of both parties have expressed an interest in doing this, and I am prepared to join them.
In order to win you must be prepared to lose sometime. And leave one or two cards showing.
It’s the actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves who are usually the ones who come to mean something to the audience.
Making a film is so scary, and there’s such a kind of void that you’re working from initially. I mean, you can have all the ideas and be as prepared as possible, but you’re also still bringing people together and saying, ‘Trust me,’ even when you don’t necessarily trust every element.
My sister is a masseuse, so we trade – she gives me massages and I give her prepared meals. It’s a great system I’d recommend: Cook or babysit for a friend in exchange for one of her skills.
Not even my excellent training at Juilliard prepared me for my first movie role, where I played a transsexual who falls in love with a military guy in ‘Soldier’s Girl.’
Nothing is ever done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done.
Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in.
Only by being prepared for your death can you ever truly live.
The lack of free, child-directed play time for our kids today will have dire consequences for these future leaders, making them less prepared to solve complex challenges and problems.
The most prepared are the most dedicated.
The only thing I wasn’t prepared for was being everywhere all at the same time.
The same European governments that hesitated to confront terrorists were more than prepared to oppose us.
There is a saying in Baltimore that crabs may be prepared in fifty ways and that all of them are good.
Think about the comfortable feeling you have as you open your front door. That’s but a hint of what we’ll feel some day on arriving at the place our Father has lovingly and personally prepared for us in heaven. We will finally – and permanently – be ‘at home’ in a way that defies description.
Thus situated, the perilous experiment must be made. Let me make it with full deliberations, and be prepared for the consequences.
We prepared to go ashore to publish for the first time in New Zealand the glad tidings of the gospel.
What is down will go up. At the same time, you have to be prepared for what is up to go down.
When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
When I was a child, my father taught me to put up my fists like a boy and to be prepared to defend myself at all times.
When I’m interviewing somebody I don’t work from prepared questions.
Whether you make the most of an opportunity depends on if you are prepared. Learn your craft, every aspect of it. Eat it, drink it, sleep it, then when you are the most prepared, you can make the most of it.
You can see over time whether people are prepared to differ or not.
You have to be as fully prepared for the dull game as you are for the great game, or else you won’t be prepared for the great one.
You know, I’ve never been much of a method actor. I feel like, with every project I go in extremely prepared and I like to have a good time.
Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.Dalai Lama