Procrastination Quotes


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

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.

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

You may delay, but time will not.

I can't think about that right now. If I do, I'll go crazy. I'll think about that tomorrow.

Gone With The Wind

Margaret Mitchell

Procrastinate now, don't put it off.

I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do - the day after.

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.

Gone With The Wind

Margaret Mitchell

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.

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

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

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

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

My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!

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

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]

A day can really slip by when you're deliberately avoiding what you're supposed to do.

...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.

Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.

I'm a big believer in putting things off, In fact, I even put off procrastinating.
-Ella Varner

Smooth Talking Stranger

Lisa Kleypas - El diablo no invierno

Smooth Talking Stranger

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.

Someday is not a day of the week.

The thing all writers do best is find ways to avoid writing.

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

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.

You can dance in the storm. Don't wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment.

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

Plan to be spontaneous tomorrow.

Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today.

As a writer, I need an enormous amount of time alone. Writing is 90 percent procrastination: reading magazines, eating cereal out of the box, watching infomercials. It's a matter of doing everything you can to avoid writing, until it is about four in the morning and you reach the point where you have to write. Having anybody watching that or attempting to share it with me would be grisly.

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

The scholar's greatest weakness: calling procrastination research.

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

It is awfully hard work doing nothing. However, I don't mind hard work where there is no definite object of any kind. -Algernon

Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday

A Gift for You
I send you...
The gift of a letter from your wise self. This is the part of you that sees you with benevolent, loving eyes. You find this letter in a thick envelope with your name on it, and the word YES written boldly above your name.
My Dear,
I am writing this to remind you of your 'essence beauty.' This is the part of you that has nothing to do with age, occupation, weight, history, or pain. This is the soft, untouched, indelible you. You can love yourself in this moment, no matter what you have, or haven't done or been.
See past any masks, devices, or inventions that obscure your essence.
Remember your true purpose, WHICH is only Love.
If you cannot see or feel love, lie down now and cry; it will cleanse your vision and free your heart.
I love you; I am you.

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.

Perfection' is man's ultimate illusion. It simply doesn't exist in the universe.... If you are a perfectionist, you are guaranteed to be a loser in whatever you do.

From now on I hope always to stay alert, to educate myself as best I can. But lacking this, in Future I will relaxedly turn back to my secret mind to see what it has observed when I thought I was sitting this one out. We never sit anything out.
We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.

Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.

Both positive and negative thinking are contagious.

Absolutely not. I'm an expert in procrastination, but the last thing I want you to think is that I'm incompetent, too. Because I'm actually pretty good at what I do.

Do something instead of killing time. Because time is killing you.

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

Procrastination is not Laziness", I tell him. "It is fear. Call it by its right name, and forgive yourself.

Adhd    Fear    Forgiveness    Gtd    Laziness    Lazy    Procrastination    Prosperity

One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.

If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you'll find you've done it.

Hesitation of any kind is a sign of mental decay in the young, of physical weakness in the old.

The most pernicious aspect of procrastination is that it can become a habit. We don't just put off our lives today; we put them off till our deathbed.
Never forget: This very moment, we can change our lives. There never was a moment, and never will be, when we are without the power to alter our destiny. This second we can turn the tables on Resistance.
This second, we can sit down and do our work.

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