Plan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old plan quotes, plan sayings, and plan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.     

Fitzhugh Dodson

A plan relieves you of the torment of choice.     

Saul Bellow

A plan that is not written is just an idea.     

Dwain Siady

Plans are things that change.     

Fujio Cho

A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.     


A goal without a plan is just a wish.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.     

Napolean Hill

A plan is a list of actions arranged in whatever sequence is thought likely to achieve an objective.     

John Argenti

Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.     

Winston Churchill

Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.     

Tom Landry

If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.     

Abraham Maslow

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.     

Peter Drucker

Planned or unplanned events have a beginning and an end. All you can do is make them better, shorter, or longer.     

Ben Tolosa

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood. Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.     

Daniel H. Burnham

No plan ever failed due to good planning.     

Jury Nel

Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.     

Napolean Hill

To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.     

Leonard Bernstein

Failing to plan is planning to fail.     

Alan Lakein

You can have a plan, but you have to be flexible. Every day is unpredictable, and you just have to go with the flow.     

Jane Krakowski

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

Alan Lakein

Plans are worthless. Planning is priceless.     

Winston Churchill

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.     

Pablo Picasso

A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.     

George S. Patton

Plan for what it is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small.     

Sun Tzu

Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best.     

Marilu Henner

Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.     

Allen Saunders

You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.     

Mandy Hale

Plans are invitation to disappointment.     

Derek Landy

A plan is not putting you in a box and forcing you to stay there. A plan is a guide to keep you on course, efficient, and safe.     

Amber Hurdle