Quotes about Procrastination

Quotes about Procrastination

Procrastination quotes are great because they are humorous but also insightful. It’s almost guaranteed that if you read though these procrastination quotes, you will find the motivation to get your stuff done!


“Nothing so perilous as procrastination” ~John Lyly


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


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


“Procrastination has robbed us of too many opportunities.” ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach


“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” ~Mark Twain


“The two rules of procrastination: 1) Do it today. 2) Tomorrow will be today tomorrow.” ~ Unknown


“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” ~ Abraham Lincoln


“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right”. ~Napoleon Hill


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


“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 responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the ‘someday I’ll’ philosophy.” ~Denis Waitley


“Avoid delays: procrastination always does harm.” ~Lucanus


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


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ~Walt Disney


“Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot fun until you get the bill.” ~ Christopher Parker


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


“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


“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


“He who hesitates is last.” ~Mae West


“In delay there lies no plenty.” ~William Shakespeare


“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday and avoiding today.” ~Wayne Dyer


“In the conduct of almost every affair slowness and procrastination are hateful” ~Marcus Tullius Cicero


“The procrastinator is not only indolent and weak, but commonly, false, too; most of the weak are false.” ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater


“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.


“Procrastination is the kidnapper of souls and the recruiting-officer of hell.” ~ Edward Irving


“My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry ’til a more convenient season.” ~Mary Todd Lincoln


“The greatest thief this world has ever produced is procrastination, and he is still at large.” ~Henry Wheelter Shaw


“Depression turned my body, mind and soul into concrete; procrastination turned my heart into a block of dirty ice.” ~Dolly Sen


“You may delay, but time will not.” ~Benjamin Franklin


“The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to a close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.” ~Winston Churchill


“How soon ‘not now’ become “never”.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.


“Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” ~Thomas Jefferson


“Delays have dangerous ends.” ~William Shakespeare


“Someday is not a day of the week.” ~Unknown


“I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” ~Pearl S. Buck


“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


“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


“You must not procrastinate. Rather, you should make preparations so that even if you did die tonight, you would have no regrets. If you develop an appreciation for the uncertainty and imminence of death, your sense of the importance of using your time wisely will get stronger and stronger.” ~Dalai Lama


“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon – instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.” ~Dale Carnegie