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  The fool continues procrastinating, the wise man waits a fit occasion.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  What may be done at any time will be done at no time.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  Delays in love are dangerous.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  He loses his thanks who promises and delays.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Justice delayed is justice denied.  
 -  American proverb
  

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

  Who hesitates, regrets.  
 -  Albanian proverb
  

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

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

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

  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
  

  You may delay, but time will not.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  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
  

  Never hesitate when a challenge comes. Just do it.  
 -  Carlson Gracie
  

  My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.  
 -  Charles Dickens
  

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

  You have to trust your instincts. There's a moment when an actor has it, and he knows it. Behind the camera you can feel the moment even more clearly. And once you've got it, once you feel it, you can't second-guess yourself.  
 -  Clint Eastwood
  

  Procrastination? Career-killer. Joy-spoiler. Relationship-ender. Don't wait for tomorrow to be happier and more successful.  
 -  Connie Podesta
  

  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
  

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

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

  The old saying that 'success breeds success' has something to it. It's that feeling of confidence that can banish negativity and procrastination and get you going the right way.  
 -  Donald Trump
  

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

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

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

  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
  

  He who hesitates is interrupted.  
 -  Franklin P. Jones
  

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

  Fast is the new big. Perfection is the killer to production. Perfection is basically a symptom of procrastination.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

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

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

  Fast is the new big. Perfection is the killer to production. Perfection is basically a symptom of procrastination.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

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

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

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

  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
  

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

  He who hesitates is a damned fool.  
 -  Mae West
  

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

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

  Don't wait. The time will never be just right.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

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

  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
  

  Success and procrastination are absolutely incompatible.  
 -  Og Mandino
  

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

  The universe likes speed. Don't delay, don't second-guess, don't doubt.  
 -  Rhonda Byrne
  

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

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

  The most life-destroying word of all is the word tomorrow.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

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

  I had a terrible fight with my wife on New Year's Eve. She called me a procrastinator. So I finished addressing the Christmas cards and left.  
 -  Robert Orben
  

  Self-reflection, when placed right in front of your face, can cause feelings of discomfort. That's why many alcoholics don't like to drink alone, food addicts want you to join them in dessert, and procrastinators want you to blow off your work and goof around with them.  
 -  Sean Stephenson
  

  Plan to be spontaneous tomorrow.  
 -  Steven Wright
  

  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
  

  Delay is preferable to error.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

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

  Procrastination, which is the delaying of higher priority tasks in favor of lower priority ones, is more responsible for frustration, stress, and under-achievement than any other single factor.  
 -  Tommy Newberry
  

  Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous; where it is not, delay may be both wisdom and safety.  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  Procrastination is opportunity's assassin.  
 -  Victor Kiam
  

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

  Procrastination is attitude's natural assassin. There is nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.  
 -  William James
  

  In this world, the most important person is the person in front of you who needs your help, the most important thing is to help them, and the most important time is right now, you can't delay, not even for an instant.  
 -  Yu Dan
  

  If you wait until all the lights are 'green' before you leave home, you'll never get started on your trip to the top.  
 -  Zig Ziglar
  

  Constipation and procrastination are similar. In both conditions you dont give a crap.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Don't wait and procrastinate. Handle the situation before the situation handles you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Procastinator? No. I just wait until the last second to do my work because I will be older, therefore wiser.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.  
 -  Mason Cooley
  

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