Quotes About Procrastination

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Mark Twain
“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”
Mark Twain

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

Bill Watterson
“You can't just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.
What mood is that?
Last-minute panic.”
Bill Watterson

Pablo Picasso
“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone”
Pablo Picasso

Benjamin Franklin
“You may delay, but time will not.”
Benjamin Franklin

Ellen DeGeneres
“Procrastinate now, don't put it off.”
Ellen DeGeneres

Margaret Mitchell
“I'll think of it tomorrow, at Tara. I can stand it then. Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

Margaret Mitchell
“I can't think about that right now. If I do, I'll go crazy. I'll think about that tomorrow.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

Oscar Wilde
“I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do - the day after.”
Oscar Wilde

Charles Dickens
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.”
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”
Denis Waitley

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
Karen Lamb

Rita Mae Brown
“If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.”
Rita Mae Brown

Abraham Lincoln
“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”
Abraham Lincoln

Leonardo da Vinci
“It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.”
Leonardo da Vinci

Charles Dickens
“My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!”
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

Augustine of Hippo
“God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.”
Augustine of Hippo

Bill Watterson
“A day can really slip by when you're deliberately avoiding what you're supposed to do.”
Bill Watterson, There's Treasure Everywhere: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection

Hilary Mantel
“If you get stuck, get away from your desk. Take a walk, take a bath, go to sleep, make a pie, draw, listen to ­music, meditate, exercise; whatever you do, don't just stick there scowling at the problem. But don't make telephone calls or go to a party; if you do, other people's words will pour in where your lost words should be. Open a gap for them, create a space. Be patient."

[The Guardian, 25 February 2010]”
Hilary Mantel

“If you choose to not deal with an issue,
then you give up your right of control over the issue
and it will select the path of least resistance.”
Susan Del Gatto

Lisa Kleypas
“I'm a big believer in putting things off, In fact, I even put off procrastinating.

-Ella Varner”
Lisa Kleypas, Smooth Talking Stranger

Janet Dailey
“Someday is not a day of the week.”
Janet Dailey

Holbrook Jackson
“Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.”
Holbrook Jackson

Dale Carnegie
“...the best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all your enthusiasm, on doing today's work superbly today. That is the only possible way you can prepare for the future.”
Dale Carnegie, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Shannon L. Alder
“Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.”
Shannon L. Alder

“My mother always told me I wouldn't amount to anything because I procrastinate. I said, 'Just wait.”
Judy Tenuta

Erica Jong
“We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.”
Erica Jong, Seducing the Demon: Writing for My Life

Israelmore Ayivor
“Success is not obtained overnight. It comes in installments; you get a little bit today, a little bit tomorrow until the whole package is given out. The day you procrastinate, you lose that day's success.”
Israelmore Ayivor

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

Benjamin Franklin
“Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today.”
Benjamin Franklin

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