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Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
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.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
I have an advanced degree in procrastination and another one in paranoia.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.
Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we're thinking like amateurs. Amateurs don't show up. Amateurs crap out. Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin', no matter what.
My life is a monument to procrastination, to the art of putting things off until later, or much later, or possibly never.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
I swing between procrastination and being really thorough so either way things aren't getting done quickly.
I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given. I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
Prudence is not hesitation, procrastination, or moderation. It is not driving in the middle of the road. It is not the way of ambivalence, indecision, or safety.
The essence of procrastination lies in not doing what you think you should be doing, a mental contortion that surely accounts for the great psychic toll the habit takes on people. This is the perplexing thing about procrastination: although it seems to involve avoiding unpleasant tasks, indulging in it generally doesn't make people happy.
One of the great challenges of our age, in which the tools of our productivity are also the tools of our leisure, is to figure out how to make more useful those moments of procrastination when we're idling in front of our computer screens.
Procrastination is probably my worst habit out of many. Especially when it comes to paperwork.
Imagination only comes when you privilege the subconscious, when you make delay and procrastination work for you.
There's nothing wrong with procrastination. Or is there? I'll leave it to you to decide, but only if you have the time.
If you want to be certain, you should never get married. You should never change jobs. In fact, you might as well just stay home. Because I don't know anybody who is certain. That need to be certain is just procrastination.
Academics, who work for long periods in a self-directed fashion, may be especially prone to putting things off: surveys suggest that the vast majority of college students procrastinate, and articles in the literature of procrastination often allude to the author's own problems with finishing the piece.
My biggest regret could be summed up in one word, and that's procrastination.
Procrastination is opportunity's assassin.
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.
Mary Todd Lincoln
I think of myself as something of a connoisseur of procrastination, creative and dogged in my approach to not getting things done.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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