Procrastination Quotes

Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.

Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby

Procrastination is opportunity's natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

Doing just a little bit during the time we have available puts you that much further ahead than if you took no action at all.

Byron Pulsifer

Begin to weave and God will give the thread.

German proverb

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

Wayne Gretzky

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.

Denis Waitley

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

Jimmy Lyons

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

Lord Chesterfield

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.

Robert Anthony

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

Don Marquis

Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene

Edward Young

You may delay, but time will not.

Benjamin Franklin

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr

Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.

Christopher Parker

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Sally Berger

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

Karen Lamb

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

Henry Miller

Never put off today what you can put off tomorrow.

Spanish proverb

In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do. The worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.

David Allen

Begin while others are procrastinating. Work while others are wishing.

William Arthur Ward

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

Benjamin Franklin

Procrastination is something best put off until tomorrow.

Gerald Vaughan

Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard one makes it impossible.

George H. Lorimer

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Updated On : August 19, 2008
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