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  • To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.

  • I never know what I'm going to do for the Post next. Two weeks ago I had a piece on Homeland Security. This is one of my pig ongoing projects. How unprepared we are for a terrorist attack.

    Pigs   Two   Ongoing  
    "Sally Quinn on Author Karen Armstrong". Online Chat, www.washingtonpost.com. March 29, 2006.
  • He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.

    Wisdom   War   Fighting  
    Sun Tzu, Musashi Miyamoto, Inazo Nitobe (2016). “The Art of War - a Samurai Master Class”, p.13, Lulu.com
  • In many cases students are never exposed to competing ideas within their families, churches, or Christian schools, and as a result they go out into the world unprepared for the intellectual battles they are about to encounter, especially on secular college campuses.

  • Attack where he is unprepared; sally forth when he does not expect you.

    Art   War   Doe  
  • Fearful and unprepared, we have assumed lordship over the life or death of the whole world, of all living things.

    John Steinbeck (2003). “America and Americans and Selected Nonfiction”, p.147, Penguin
  • Always be ready; always live in such a way that death can never find you unprepared.

    Way   Ready   Unprepared  
  • But we cannot live the afternoon of life according to the programme of life's morning — for what was great in the morning will be little at evening, and what in the morning was true will at evening have become a lie.

    "Modern Man in Search of a Soul".
  • Only the unprepared are overcome by pressure

  • The unprepared speaker has a right to be afraid.

  • A good many observers have remarked that if equality could come at once, the Negro would not be ready for it. I submit that the white American is even more unprepared.

    White   Good Man   Ready  
  • I've seen the consequences of what can happen when you're unprepared for a fight, or not as prepared as your opponent.I can't let anything like that happen to me, I've got too many goals, too much ambition in the sport. We're looking to fight for a world title this year.

    Source: www.mirror.co.uk
  • Most of us are called on to perform tasks far beyond what we can do. Our capabilities seldom match our aspirations, and we are often woefully unprepared. To this extent, we are all Assistant Pig-Keepers at heart.

    Heart   Pigs   Tasks  
    Lloyd Alexander (2013). “The Chronicles of Prydain”, p.179, Macmillan
  • If I advance new views in Philosophy or Theology, I cannot expect to have many adherents among minds altogether unprepared for such views; yet it is certain that even those who most fiercely oppose me will recognize the power of my voice if it is not a mere echo; and the very novelty will challenge attention, and at last gain adherents if my views have any real insight.

    Real   Philosophy   Views  
  • It will often be a question when a man is or is not wise in advancing unpalatable opinions, or in preaching heresies; but it can never be a question that a man should be silent if unprepared to speak the truth as he conceives it.

    Wise   Men   Often Is  
    "The Principles of Success in Literature". The Fortnightly Review, Volume 1, www.gutenberg.org. 1865.
  • We offer such false hopes to people that every medical problem can be fixed even when you're starting to deal with an 80- or a 90-year-old body that is breaking down in multiple ways and doesn't have that resilience. And so it doesn't surprise me that someone who is completely unprepared for death may say, "Doc, do everything."

    Source: www.motherjones.com
  • In a few hundred years, when the history of our time will be written from a long-term perspective, it is likely that the most important event historians will see is not technology, not the Internet, not e-commerce. It is an unprecedented change in the human condition. For the first time - literally - substantial and rapidly growing numbers of people have choices. For the first time, they will have to manage themselves. And society is totally unprepared for it.

  • He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces.

    War   Winning   Force  
    Sun Tzu, General Press (2016). “The Art of War”, p.14, GENERAL PRESS
  • A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary.

    Funny   Work   Humor  
  • Always be thou prepared, and so live that death may never find thee unprepared.

    Death   May   Thee  
    Saint Augustine of Hippo, Saint Augustine, Thomas A'Kempis (2006). “The Confessions of St. Augustine, Including the Imitation of Christ”, p.240, Cosimo, Inc.
  • Thus we may know that there are five essentials for victory: He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight. He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces. He will win whose army is animated by the same spirit throughout all its ranks. He will win who, prepared himself, waits to take the enemy unprepared. He will win who has military capacity and is not interfered with by the sovereign.

    Art   Military   War  
    Sun Tzu (2017). “The Art Of War - The Oldest Military Treatise in the World”, p.52, Youcanprint
  • The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous. Then life has a newness, a youth; then life has a flow and freshness. Then life has so many surprises. And when life has so many surprises, boredom never settles in you.

  • I fell in love. It felt exactly like a fall, a head-over-heels tumble into a state of unbearable lightness. The earth tilted on its axis. I did not believe in romantic love at the time, thinking it a human construct, an invention of fourteenth century Italian poets. I was as unprepared for love as I had been for goodness and beauty. Suddenly, my heart seemed swollen, too large for my chest.

    Fall   Believe   Heart  
    Philip Yancey (1997). “What's So Amazing about Grace?”, p.41, Harper Collins
  • The fact that I was African American was never addressed, and that allowed me to just be a student, like anyone else. I was not aware of how rare it was to be an African American, how rare it was to have four years of training under my belt, and how, even though I could imitate people and fake it, unprepared I was to become a professional.

    Years   People   Fake  
    Source: collider.com
  • Being unprepared heightens nerves.

  • Ignoring a Reality doesn't make it less Real. It's still going to happen. Being unprepared for something doesn't stop it from happening.

    Real   Islamic   Stills  
  • There comes into the life of every man a task for which he and he alone is uniquely suited. What a shame if that moment finds him either unwilling or unprepared for that which would become his finest hour.

    Men   Tasks   Shame  
  • From a position of this sort, if the enemy is unprepared, you may sally forth and defeat him. But if the enemy is prepared for your coming, and you fail to defeat him, then, return being impossible, disaster will ensue.

    Art   War   Enemy  
    Sun Tzu (2016). “The Art of War”, p.54, Xist Publishing
  • Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.

    Sun Tzu (2016). “The Art of War”, p.7, Xist Publishing
  • It's not like I would see anyone and be like, "Oh yes, that person looks like maybe I had an impact on them." I don't think I did. I don't think I ever was that well known, to have an impact. And I haven't seen comics that I go, "Oh, yes! That person is terribly unprepared, with their notebook, and going off on 50 tangents. There you are. That's me."

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