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1. "Isabel Valverde was coming home. The brief, terrible letter from her brother had brought her across five thousand miles of ocean, from the New World to the Old, and during the long voyage she thought she had prepared herself for the worst. But now that London lay just beyond the next bend of the River Thames, she dreaded what awaited her. The not knowing – that was the hardest. Would she find her mother still a prisoner awaiting execution? Horrifying though that was, Isabel could at least hope to see her one last time. Or had her mother already been hanged?"
Author: Barbara Kyle
2. "I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best."
Author: Benjamin Disraeli
3. "We have to prepare for the worst, and the worst is war."
Author: Bernard Kouchner
4. "A democratic state begins from the assumption that most of those who gravitate toward power are mediocre and probably immoral. It assumes that we must always protect ourselves from bad government. We must be prepared for the worst leaders even as we hope for the best. And as Karl Popper wrote, this understanding leads to a new approach to power, for "it forces us to replace the question: Who shall rule? By the new question: How can we so organize political institutions that bad or incompetent rulers can be prevented from doing too much damage?"
Author: Chris Hedges
5. "After three days, Blake was weaned off the drugs that kept him asleep. Told he could wake at any moment, everyone but Livia was concerned. They all found time to try to prepare Livia for the worst. Each time she would listen, thank them for their concerns, and turn back to Blake with a smile.They couldn't feel the tingling. But she could."
Author: Debra Anastasia
6. "I'm not going to pre-empt anything regarding how my career's going to go because I'm always prepared for the worst."
Author: Dominic Cooper
7. "We're hoping for the best, but we need to prepare for the worst."
Author: Fred Thompson
8. "This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes."
Author: Hannah Arendt
9. "There is, though, nothing that prepares us for the worst things in our life. There is nothing you can do to stop the shock, or buffer the pain."
Author: James Frey
10. "Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain."
Author: Jane Austen
11. "‘Expect the best, but prepare for the worst.' I'm good at the first part, crap at the second."
Author: Justine Larbalestier
12. "But oughtn't we to be prepared for the best too? It's just as likely to happen as the worst."
Author: L.M. Montgomery
13. "Prepared for the worst,but still praying for the best"
Author: Lil Wayne
14. "In this world you've just got to hope for the best and prepare for the worst and take whatever God sends."
Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery
15. "I wasn't prepared for the fact that grief is so unpredictable. It wasn't just sadness, and it wasn't linear. Somehow I'd thought that the first days would be the worst and then it would get steadily better - like getting over the flu. That's not how it was."
Author: Meghan O'Rourke
16. "Be prepared for the worst, my love, for it lives next door to the best."
Author: Melina Marchetta
17. "Ela reached out for Grego. He refused to go to her. Instead he did exactly what Ender expected, what he had prepared for. Grego turned in Ender's relaxed grip, flung his arms around the neck of the speaker for the dead, and wept bitterly, hysterically. Ender spoke gently to the others, who watched helplessly. "How could he show his grief to you, when he thought you hated him?" "We never hated Grego," said Olhado. "I should have known," said Miro. "I knew he was suffering the worst pain of any of us, but it never occurred to me . . ." "Don't blame yourself," said Ender. "It's the kind of thing that only a stranger can see." He heard Jane whispering in his ear. "You never cease to amaze me, Andrew, the way you turn people into plasma."
Author: Orson Scott Card
18. "Before, all could have told her, "It's not your fault. You were the victim. You suffered the loss and the pain in the maw of abuse. You are not responsible." She hadn't ever been prepared to hear that in efficacy of the shame and the guilt she felt for the abuses inflicted upon her by the worst of the worst kinds of people in the world, but at least there was the ultimate solace of it not having been her fault."
Author: Stacey Scott Mae
19. "Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes."
Author: Zig Ziglar

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