Quotes About Procrastination

Awesome Quotes and Sayings About Procrastination

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Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.

~Mark Twain


Procrastination is the thief of time.

~Edward Young



Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.

~Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married


One of these days is none of these days.

~H.G. Bohn


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


Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.

~Jimmy Lyons


Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move On.  Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone

~Pablo Picasso


Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.

~Edward Young


You may delay, but time will not.

~Benjamin Franklin


Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible.

~George Claude Lorimer


Procrastinate now, don’t put it off.

~Ellen DeGeneres


Beware the barreneness of a busy life.

The time to begin most things is ten years ago.

~Mignon McLaughlin


Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.

~Charles Dickens, David Copperfield


Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

~Spanish Proverb


A year from now you may wish you had started today.

~Karen Lamb


Procrastination is something best put off until tomorrow.

~Gerald Vaughan


Have patience with all things, but, first of all with yourself.

If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.

~Rita Mae Brown


What may be done at any time will be done at no time.

~Scottish Proverb


You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

~Abraham Lincoln


If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.

~Olin Miller


When faced with two equally tough choices, most people choose the third choice: to not choose.

~Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible


Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.

~Victor Kiam


Life is not happening to you.  Life is responding to you.


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

~Leonardo da Vinci


To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.

~Eva Young


God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.

~Augustine of Hippo


One of the greatest labor-saving inventions of today is tomorrow.

~Vincent T. Foss


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


A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in.

~Earl of Chesterfield


Someday is not a day of the week.

~Janet Dailey


Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed to be doing at that moment.

~Robert Benchley


Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.

~Holbrook Jackson


It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.

Every duty which is bidden to wait returns with seven fresh duties at its back.

~Charles Kingsley


Plan to be spontaneous tomorrow.

~Steven Wright


Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

~Don Marquis


We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.

~Erica Jong, Seducing the Demon: Writing for My Life


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.

~William James


Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will—tomorrow

~Gloria Pitzer


Lack of confidence, sometimes alternating with unrealistic dreams of heroic success, often leads to procrastination, and many studies suggest that procrastinators are self-handicappers: rather than risk failure, they prefer to create conditions that make success impossible, a reflex that of course creates a vicious cycle.

~James Surowiecki


The scholar’s greatest weakness: calling procrastination research.

~Stephen King, 11/22/63


The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it


If you believe you can accomplish everything by “cramming” at the eleventh hour, by all means, don’t lift a finger now. But you may think twice about beginning to build your ark once it has already started raining

~Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead