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Procrastination

We hate delays by others, but sometimes it makes us wise.
- Proverb
Procrastination Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Procrastination

1.
We all sorely complain of the shortness of time, and yet have much more than we know what to do with. Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all, or in doing nothing to the purpose, or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end of them.
Seneca

2.
All delay is helpful, but it does produce wisdom.
Syrus, Publilius

3.
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
George, David Lloyd

4.
When the morning's freshness has been replaced by the weariness of midday, when the leg muscles give under the strain, the climb seems endless, and suddenly nothing will go quite as you wish-it is then that you must not hesitate.
Hammarskjold, Dag

5.
Life, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement.
Miller, Henry

6.
One of these days, is none of these days.
Proverb

7.
Procrastination is opportunity's natural assassin.
Kiam, Victor

8.
Delay is the deadliest form of denial.
Parkinson, C. Northcote

9.
Do you know what happens when you give a procrastinator a good idea? Nothing!
Gardner, Donald

10.
There are those of us who are always about to live. We are waiting until things change, until there is more time, until we are less tired, until we get a promotion, until we settle down -- until, until, until. It always seems as if there is some major event that must occur in our lives before we begin living.
Sheehan, George

11.
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.
Lincoln, Mary Todd

12.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Peale, Norman Vincent

13.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
Borges, Jorge Luis

14.
Tear thyself from delay.
Horace

15.
Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Eisenhower, Dwight D.

16.
If you wait until the wind and the weather are just right, you will never plant anything and never harvest anything.
Bible

17.
Elijah went before the people and said, How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him. But the people said nothing. [1 Kings 18:21]
Bible

18.
He who awaits much can expect little.
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

19.
Don't wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb up underneath it.
Bucaro, Frank C.

20.
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Gracian, Baltasar

21.
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
Franklin, Benjamin

22.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Hill, Napoleon

23.
He who begins and does not finish loves their pains.
Proverb

24.
How soon not now, becomes never.
Luther, Martin

25.
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
Acton, Lord

26.
It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
Tolkien, J. R.

27.
During a very busy life I have often been asked, How did you manage to do it all? The answer is very simple. It is because I did everything promptly.
Tangye, Richard

28.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Hill, Napoleon

29.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
Dyer, Wayne

30.
Manana is often the busiest day of the week.
Proverb, Spanish

31.
Today's greatest labor-saving device is tomorrow.
Wilson, Woodrow T.

32.
Don't put off till tomorrow what can be enjoyed today.
Billings, Josh

33.
He who hesitates is last.
West, Mae

34.
No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age is the right age to start doing!
Gerard, Ralph

35.
Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will--tomorrow!
Pitzer, Gloria

36.
Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard one makes it impossible.
Lonmer, George H.

37.
... if we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
Turgenev, Ivan

38.
We hate delays by others, but sometimes it makes us wise.
Proverb

39.
I remember reading somewhere about an organization called Procrastinators Anonymous. I think they had been in existence for some years but had never gotten around to having a meeting.

40.
Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count.
Anthony, Dr. Robert

41.
If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem... break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time.
Collier, Robert

42.
The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.
Deming, W. Edwards

43.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Waitley, Denis

44.
The best labor saving device is doing it tomorrow

45.
When a man does a household job, he goes through three periods: contemplating how it will be done; contemplating when it will be done; and contemplating.
Cox, Marcelene

46.
If the mass of people hesitate to act, strike with swiftly and with boldness, the brave heart that understands and seizes opportunity can everything.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

47.
The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.
Trotman, Dawson

48.
He who waits upon fortune is never sure of dinner.
Franklin, Benjamin

49.
Never put off today what you can put off tomorrow.
Proverb, Spanish

50.
Begin to weave and God will give the thread.
Proverb, German


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