Inspirational Quotes for Business and Work about Procrastination

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Are you looking for an inspirational quote about procrastination for your website, newsletter, business presentation, or meeting? Putting things off until tomorrow really matters.

These procrastination quotes are useful to help employee motivation and inspiration at work. These quotes about procrastination will help you inspire employees to create business and management success. Remember that managing for results is only half of the leader's job.

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Quotes About Procrastination

”The trouble is that you think you have time.” --Jack Kornfield

"Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count." --Robert Anthony

"Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task." --William James

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

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

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

"Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him." --Dwight D. Eisenhower

"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." --Lord Chesterfield Stanhope

"Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow." --Denis Waitley

"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

"It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the master work. Now, I'm beginning what I could have started ten years ago. But I'm happy at least that I didn't wait twenty years." --Paulo Coelho

"...the best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all your enthusiasm, on doing today's work superbly today. That is the only possible way you can prepare for the future." --Dale Carnegie

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

"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

"Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows." --Michael Landon Jr.

"Following through is the only thing that separates dreamers from people that accomplish great things.” --Gene Hayden

"Don't fool yourself that important things can be put off till tomorrow; they can be put off forever, or not at all." --Mignon McLaughlin

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

"So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don’t sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late." --Lee Iacocca

"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." --Pablo Picasso