I love some good motivation, I phrase that can pump you up or to share. Here are some of my favorites that’s I’ve collected from various sources. What are some of your favorite quotes that I’ve missed?
“It happened that a fire broke out backstage in a theater. The clown came out to inform the public. They thought it was a jest and applauded. He repeated his warning. They shouted even louder. So I think the world will come to an end amid the general applause from all the wits who believe that it is a joke.”
― Søren Kierkegaard
— Boy Scout Motto
It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.
— Howard Ruff
“Should the whole frame of nature round him break,
In ruin and confusion hurled,
He, unconcerned, would hear the mighty crack,
And stand secure amidst a falling world.”
― Joseph Addison
“We need to be fit and ready for anything that might come our way.”
― Aaron B. Powell, Doomsday Diaries
Preparation through education is less costly than learning through tragedy.
— Max Mayfield, Director National Hurricane Center
Preparedness, when properly pursued, is a way of life, not a sudden, spectacular program.
— Spencer W. Kimball, 1976
Remember; when disaster strikes, the time to prepare has passed.
— Steven Cyros
Self-Reliance is a prerequisite to the complete freedom to act.
— Marion G. Romney, 1984
Let us be in a position so we are able to not only feed ourselves through home production and storage, but others as well
— Ezra Taft Benson, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.
— Ben Franklin
Do not rely on the government for anything, especially your survival.
— Fr. Frog
Be prepared, self-reliant, and independent. Times of plenty are times to live providently and lay up in store. Times of scarcity are times to live frugally and draw on those stores.
— Keith B. McMullin
The only thing more terrifying than an emergency is actually living off the food you have stored! Your food storage should be food you would rotate into your daily diet.
— Author Unknown
Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
— George S. Patton
Preparation at the most individual and household basis is a key to our preparedness. It’s important for people to have some water. It’s important for people to have a storage of food. It’s a good idea to have a first aid kid. What would happen in a pandemic if suddenly trucks couldn’t drive and the 24 hour grocery story had no food.
— Michael Leavitt
We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.
— Isabel Allende
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
— Zig Ziglar
Let every head of household see to it that he has on hand enough food and clothing and, where possible, fuel also for at least a year ahead….
— President J. Rueben Clark, 1937
Emergency preparedness is a team sport.
— Eric Whitaker
Despair is most often the offspring of ill-preparedness
— Don Williams, Jr
Survival can be summed up in three words – never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying.
— Bear Grylls
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
— C. S. Lewis
All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone.
— Christian Lous Lange
Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.
— Carl Sagan