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Delay is preferable to error.
Thomas Jefferson

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

That is a wise delay which makes the road safe.
English proverb

Sometimes the slow ones blame the active for the delay.
Aesop

I have a terrible problem with procrastination... a friend told me, "Well, you should go to
therapy." And I thought about it, but then I said, "Wait a minute. Why should I pay a
stranger to listen to me talk when I can get strangers to pay to listen to me talk?" And that's
when I got the idea of touring.
Ellen DeGeneres

Procrastination is like masturbation. At first it feels good, but in the end you're only screwing
yourself.
Anon

Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday.
Anon

He who hesitates is interrupted.
Franklin P. Jones

Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow.
Robert Kiyosaki

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

Who hesitates, regrets.
Albanian proverb

The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who
find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They're full of eagerness, zest, productivity. You
can be, too.
Norman Vincent Peale

Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible.
George Claude Lorimer

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
Don Marquis

The habit of always putting off an experience until you can afford it, or until the time is right,
or until you know how to do it is one of the greatest burglars of joy. Be deliberate, but once
you've made up your mind - jump in.
Charles R. Swindoll

Procrastination is opportunity's assassin.
Victor Kiam

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

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

Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.
Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby

The time to begin most things is ten years ago.
Mignon McLaughlin

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

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done
around the house.
Joe Ryan

There are a million ways to lose a work day, but not even a single way to get one back.
Timothy Lister

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

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

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

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

It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
Howard Ruff

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

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

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

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