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"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans"--Allen Saunders

D-Day (1944)   # June 6, 1944, the date during World War II when the Allies invaded western Europe.   # The date of any major event planned for the future.
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D-Day (1944)
# June 6, 1944, the date during World War II when the Allies invaded western Europe. # The date of any major event planned for the future.

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

A plan is typically any diagram or list of steps with timing and resources, used to achieve an objective. See also strategy. It is commonly understood as a temporal set of intended actions, through which one expects to achieve a goal. For spatial or planar topologic or topographic sets see map.

Examples of plans

  • A very basic example of a plan: Perhaps you want to go see a movie at a specific time. First, you would look on a Web site for listings of movies in your area, then you would decide which one looks good (if any). Then you would secure transportation thereto, optionally but almost certainly also inviting one or more acquaintances to join you. You may have to adjust your time to when the movie actually starts. This procedure would be a plan to go see a movie.

Quotations

Plans are of little importance, but planning is essentialWinston Churchill
Plans are nothing; planning is everything.Dwight D. Eisenhower
No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.Helmuth von Moltke the Elder
A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.George S. Patton

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