Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
More Quotes from Confucius:I do not want a friend Who smiles when I smile Who weeps when I weep For my shadow in the pool Can do better than that.
I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me;I will be concerned at my own want of ability.
A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
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Ty Tryon made a lot of money after turning pro, but he might not have been ready. I don't want to make a lot of money for a couple of months and then not be ready.