67 Famous Procrastination Quotes to stop delaying

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The below famous procrastination quotes will tell you to always be ready for any situation. If you are fully prepared then you can save yourself from delay and complete every task on time. Preparation makes you for excellence.

These famous procrastination quotes will also inspire you to never become a lazy person. If you work hard, happiness will come in life. It is up to you to decide whether you want to stay with laziness or stay away from it. Apart from these quotes, you can also read our other motivational posts on overthinking, calm quotes, and living life quotes.

Here is a collection of famous procrastination quotes to inspire you.

1. “A day can really slip by when you’re deliberately avoiding what you’re supposed to do.” ― Bill Watterson

2. “A good procrastination should feel like you’re inserting lots and lots of commas into the sentence of your life.” ― Ze Frank

3. “Be prepared before you begin. You save yourself from delay if you are fully prepared. Preparation sets you for excellence.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

4. “Decide to dream big dreams and make them happen. Never let procrastination and excuses squeeze your dreams to become small. Do it early and do it big!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

5. “Delay is not a help-mate. The Cemetary is full of people who thought they could DO IT tomorrow. Do It Now!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

6. “Doing things at the last minute reminds us of the importance of doing things at the first minute.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

7. “Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.” ― Roy Bennett

8. “Don’t be lazy. Hard work brings happiness. There is no other time to avoid being lazy. Take that decision now. Kick laziness out.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

9. “Don’t procrastinate, start building yourself now!” ― Sunday Adelaja

10. “Don’t procrastinate. Don’t let all the work fall on the shoulders of Future You.” That’s an abuse of your own energy and disrespect of your future self.” ― Arin Murphy-Hiscock

11. “Don’t waste time waiting for the opportunity to surface; it may never happen that way. Spend time to create one and many more will unfold in series!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

12. “Ensure you have done each day’s portion of the heavy responsibilities resting on you. Never delay your success!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

13. “For me genius is ‘% inspiration and 99% procrastination.’” ― Richard Herring

14. “He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the busiest life.” ― Victor Hugo

15. “How to stop procrastinating starts with believing you can overcome procrastination.” ― Robert Moment

16. “How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.” ― Anne Frank

17. “I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow.” ― Margaret Mitchell

18. “I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do – the day after.” ― Oscar Wilde

19. “If hard work is the source of happiness, then we can conclude that the main job of procrastination is to delay that happiness for excuses to kill.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

20. “If you always do what is easy and choose the path of least resistance, you never step outside your comfort zone. Great things don’t come from comfort zones.” ― Roy Bennett

21. “If you have goals and procrastination, you have nothing. If you have goals and you take action, you will have anything you want.” ― Thomas J. Vilord

22. “If you really want to succeed in what you do, obey this rule;… Wake up very early, go to bed lately… Occupy your time usefully!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

23. “If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you’ll find you’ve done it.” ― George Bernard Shaw

24. “If your new year resolution is to quit smoking, don’t forget to also quit procrastination, and if your new year resolution is to stop womanizing, don’t forget to also stop procrastinating.” ― Bamigboye Olurotimi

25. “Imagination only comes when you privilege the subconscious when you make delay and procrastination work for you.” ― Hilary Mantel

26. “In your actions, don’t procrastinate. In your conversations, don’t confuse. In your thoughts, don’t wander. In your soul, don’t be passive or aggressive. In your life, don’t be all about business.” ― Marcus Aurelius

27. “Instead of waiting for the right moment, BE the right moment. You won’t be ready for anything if you aren’t ready to be you.” ― Kaiden Blake

28. “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

29. “Laziness is when your sleep overcomes your passion, not under the influence of drugs but under the control of excuses and procrastination!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

30. “Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.” ― Shannon L. Alder

31. “Never allow doubt to roam unimpeded within you. When it arises acknowledge it immediately, and then exterminate it with extreme prejudice.” ― Noel DeJesus

32. “Never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” ― Charles Dickens

33. “Never postpone until tomorrow what you can postpone until the day after.” ― Raoul Wallenberg

34. “Never procrastinate. Never say you’ll do it tomorrow or the next day. Slow workers never fill their barns. Neither do procrastinators. Diligence does the job.” ― Hesiod

35. “Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.” ― Aaron Burr

36. “Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.” ― Holbrook Jackson

37. “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” ― Mark Twain

38. “No more excuses or procrastination! Stop allowing your days to be stolen by busy nothingness and take calculated steps towards your goals.” ― Steve Maraboli

39. “One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.” ― Brian Tracy

40. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” ― Pablo Picasso

41. “Overcoming procrastination is not, I repeat, not about cramming additional work into your day… overcoming procrastination is about simplifying your life to make space for the activities that matter most.” ― Richie Norton

42. “Procrasdemon makes you waste your time on things that do not add value to your life.” ― Neeraj Agnihotri

43. “Procrastination and excuses are sour spices that spoil the sweet taste of effective work. They must hence, not be prompted under desire, partly because they are strictly time-stripping and also because they have no known essence.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

44. “Procrastination and excuses really have the energy to make your picture small and blurred if you offer them that image!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

45. “Procrastination can be overcome with effective time management skills and strategies.” ― Robert Moment

46. “Procrastination doesn’t work for everything. For instance, waiting to buy plane tickets at the last minute will typically end up costing you more.” ― John Rampton

47. “Procrastination gives you time to consider divergent ideas, to think in nonlinear ways, to make unexpected leaps.” ― Adam Grant

48. “Procrastination is a way of living in the past instead of the present moment.” ― Debasish Mridha

49. “Procrastination is an eclipse of your true potential.” ― Neeraj Agnihotri

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

51. “Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will–tomorrow.” ― Gloria Pitzer

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

53. “Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.” ― Victor Kiam

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

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

56. “Procrastination is the best action against putting an ankle bracelet.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

57. “Procrastination is the best friend of depression.” ― Debasish Mridha

58. “Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.” ― Pandora Poikilos

59. “Procrastination is the greatest enemy or barrier that needs to be overcome.” ― Steven Redhead

60. “Procrastination is the seed of self-destruction.” ― Matthew Burton

61. “Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” ― Charles Dickens

62. “Procrastination is the thief of time.” ― Edward Young

63. “Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.” ― Mason Cooley

64. “Success is not obtained overnight. It comes in installments; you get a little bit today, a little bit tomorrow until the whole package is given out. The day you procrastinate, you lose that day’s success.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

65. “Take excuses and procrastination as your enemies. Let them see you and frown their faces and bypass you without greetings. You will excel if you don’t internalize the habit of giving excuses.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

66. “The breeding ground of fear is procrastination and inaction. We overcome them not by preparation, but by taking action.” ― Debasish Mridha

67. “The scholar’s greatest weakness: calling procrastination research.” ― Stephen King

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