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Quotes of the Day for 4 June 2004 – 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.

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The quotes:

No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
     - Alan Watts

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
     - Daniel H. Burnham

Governments never do anything by accident; if government does something you can bet it was carefully planned.
     - Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1882 - 1945

For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
     - Mignon McLaughlin

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
     - Peter Marshall

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
     - Thomas Alva Edison, 1847 - 1931


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