All archives
Previous Issue (3 June 2002) | Current month | Next Issue (5 June 2002)

Quotes of the Day for 4 June 2002 – Planning

On this day in 1896 Henry Ford drove his "quadricycle" through the streets of Detroit. It was early in the morning, but an hour later than planned, because the vehicle he had spent weeks building was wider than the door of the shop he built it in. Sounds like something I might have done. Today's theme is Planning.

Van's signature


The quotes:

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
     - Dwight D. Eisenhower

Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
     - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration.
     - Thomas Alva Edison, 1847 - 1931

Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.
     - John Lennon, 1940 - 1980

Man plans and God laughs.
     - Hebrew proverb


Do you see an error on this page? A typo, a character that is messed up, a misattribution? Please let us know!