WHO SAID prepare for the worst hope for the best?

WHO SAID prepare for the worst hope for the best?

Maya Angelou
Quote by Maya Angelou: “Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, an…”

Who said pray for the best but prepare for the worst?

Jake Gyllenhaal
“Pray for the best, prepare for the worst.” – Jake Gyllenhaal in Prisoners (2013).

Should people hope for the best or plan for the worst?

By planning and preparing for the worst while hoping for the best as long as possible, we give those we care about the dignity they so rightly deserve. ‘Plan for the worst but hope for the best” is the mantra I often relay to clients when discussing serious illness.

Do for the best hope for the worst?

proverb To have hope that a positive occurrence will happen, while simultaneously readying for a negative outcome.

Do the best and hope for the best?

to hope that something will be successful or happen in the way you want, even if it seems unlikely: I’ve repaired it as well as I can – we’ll just have to hope for the best.

What does hope for the best prepare for the worst mean?

Why is it good to plan for the worst?

By preparing for the worst, you can reach your goals much more smoothly and you can put more of your energy in having a positive attitude knowing that you’ve covered any eventualities and lessening the negative chatter in your head.

Why do I always plan for the worst?

Catastrophizing is what is known in psychology as a ‘cognitive distortion’ — a habitual and unconscious way of thinking that is not realistic. In this case it’s a habit of negative exaggeration. Always assuming the worse case scenario, you will likely also turn little problems into big ones.

What is the saying hope for the best pray for the worst?

Do the best prepare for worst?

hope for the best, but prepare for the worst

  • be optimistic but ready for hard times as well.
  • keep optimistic outlook but be ready for adversity.
  • to expect for the best result all the while being prepared with options in case it is the worst one possible.

What is the reply for hope for the best?

I am very well, thanks, and hope you are as well. I am very well, thanks. I hope it is the same with you too. (Ignore it completely.)

How do you respond when someone says hoping for the best?

When someone says ‘I hope all is well with you’, this a respectful sign showing genuine care and regard. In this case it would be best to reciprocate what the other person has said, to show that you accept their sentiments. You could reply by saying, ‘I hope all is well with you too, thank you for asking! ‘.

Who was prepared for the worst but hoped for the best?

Benjamin Disraeli – I am prepared for the worst, but hope… I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.

Do you prepare for the worst or the best?

I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

Where did the expression’hope for the best’come from?

Around 46 BC, Cicero wrote to a friend saying, “you must hope for the best”; but the first known use of the full expression is in The Tragedie of Gorbuduc by Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville (1561) which was performed by the Gentlemen of the Inner Temple before Queen Elizabeth I in 1562.

Which is better hope for the best or expect the worst?

Hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Hope for the best but expect the worst. Hope for the best, but expect the worst. Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.