Looking for motivational quotes to stop procrastination? We have rounded up the best list of procrastination quotes, sayings, captions, status messages (with images and pictures) to get you focussed and work hard.
We all procrastinate from time to time with our delay tactics. But sometimes, we just can’t help but delay finishing that uncompleted task due to laziness, irritability or lack of focus.
And eventually that avoided work, meeting, chore, obligation, appointment, or seemingly impossible work task can just wait until tomorrow…or the day after tomorrow…right?
Whenever there’s something that needs to be done – whether its big or small, important or irrelevant needs to be completed now. We have covered this topic in 3 sections
PROCRASTINATION QUOTES AND SAYINGS “Procrastination is the enemy of success.” Procrastination Sayings “What is deferred is not avoided.” ― Thomas More “Someday is not a day of the week.” ― Janet Dailey Procrastination Quotes “How soon not now, becomes never.” ― Martin Luther King Famous Procrastination Quotes “Procrastination is the thief of time” ―. Edward Young “In delay there lies no plenty.” ― William Shakespeare (Twelfth Night) Procrastination Quotes Images “Procrastinate now, don’t put it off.” ― Ellen DeGeneres “Procrastination may not lead to the best desired outcome.” “Action will destroy your procrastination.” ― Og Mandino Procrastination Quotes For Students “Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.” Procrastination Quotes Pictures “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ― Nelson Mandela Procrastination One Liners “Procrastination is opportunity’s natural assassin.” ― Victor Kiam “Just because you can postpone something doesn’t mean you should.” Don’t Postpone Quotes “Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.” ― Pandora Poikilos “When there is a hill to climb, don’t think that waiting will make it smaller.” Procrastination Quotes Wallpaper “Procrastination is an eclipse to your true potential.” ― Neeraj Agnihotri “Anything worth putting off is worth abandoning altogether.” ― Epictetus “If it weren’t the last minute, nothing would get done.” ― Rita Mae Brown “What may be done at any time will be done at no time.” ― Scottish Proverb Procrastinate Tomorrow “Never put things off…you will wake up and find them gone.” ― James Jones “It’s never procrastination when you owe someone else.” ― Jeffrey G. Duarte “The penalty for procrastination is the loss of hopes and dreams.” ― Tai Lopez “Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.” ― Mason Cooley “When you procrastinate, you also postpone happiness.” ― Charles F Glassman “Do something instead of killing time. Because time is killing you.” ― Paulo Coelho “The scholar’s greatest weakness: calling procrastination research.” ― Stephen King “There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.” ― David Lloyd George “Tomorrow, a beautiful lie we tell ourselves to procrastinate today.” ― Sunita Sonkar Quotes About Procrastination “The greatest amount of wasted time is the time getting started.” ― Dawson Trotman “The two rules of procrastination: 1) Do it today. 2) Tomorrow will be today tomorrow.” Quotes On Procrastination “How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.” ― Fred Brooks “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday and avoiding today.” ― Wayne Dyer “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ― Abraham Lincoln “You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.” ― Benjamin Franklin Best Procrastination Quotes “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” ― Pablo Picasso “Procrastination is the kidnapper of souls and the recruiting-officer of hell.” ― Edward Irving “Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” ― William James “We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.” ― Erica Jong “Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.” ― Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby “You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” ― Jerry West “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” ― Olin Miller “Never put off until tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” ― Mark Twain Procrastination Quotes Mark Twain “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” ― Stephen King “Begin while others are procrastinating. Work while others are wishing.” ― William Arthur Ward “The dread of doing a task uses up more time and energy than doing the task itself.” ― Rita Emmett “Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision.” ― Harry A. Hopf “Procrastination is also a subtle act of corruption – it corrupts valuable time.” ― Dr. Amit Abraham “There is sometimes only a very fine line between deliberation and procrastination.” ― Paul A. Walker “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” ― Abraham Lincoln “The man who waits to know everything is the man who never does anything.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough “Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.” ― Peter Drucker “The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.” ― Alexander Graham Bell “A day can really slip by when you’re deliberately avoiding what you’re supposed to do.” ― Bill Watterson “In the conduct of almost every affair slowness and procrastination are hateful.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero “Procrastination is indeed the real enemy of success. Kill it, and you will see rapid growth.” ― Vincent Okeke “Don’t put off until tomorrow what can be done today. Procrastination is a sign of weak character.” ― Carol Cox “If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you’ll find you’ve done it.” ― George Bernard Shaw “The momentum of continuous action fuels motivation, while procrastination kills motivation.” ― Steve Pavlina Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard one makes it impossible.” ― George H. Lorimer “Every day spent procrastinating is another day spent worrying about that thing. Do it now, and move on with your life!” “Procrastination is the lazy cousin of fear. When we feel anxiety around an activity, we postpone it.” ― Noelle Hancock The problem with procrastination is it’s been around since the beginning of time it seems.” ― Stephen Richards “Procrastination is not Laziness”, I tell him. “It is fear. Call it by its right name, and forgive yourself.” ― Julia Cameron “By what right do I, who have wasted this day, make claims on tomorrow?” ― Alain-Fournier, Le Grand Meaulnes “Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte “Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.” ― Roy Bennett “Following-through is the only thing that separates dreamers from people that accomplish great things.” ― Gene Hayden “Don’t wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb up underneath it.” ― Frank C. Bucaro “My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today.Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” ― Charles Dickens “The search for the perfect venture can turn into procrastination. Your idea may or may not have merit. The key is to get started.” “We must be diligent today. To wait until tomorrow is too late. Death comes unexpectedly. How can we bargain with it?” ― Buddha “You may not be punished for your procrastination, but for sure you will be punished by your procrastination.” ― Debasish Mridha “Doing things at the last minute reminds us of the importance of doing things at the first minute.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo “A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” ― Hunter S. Thompson “Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” ― Wayne Dyer “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” ― Alexander Graham Bell “If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” ― David Allen “Procrastination is like going to a fancy restaurant and filling up on bread and not leaving enough room for dinner.” ― Richie Norton “Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will–tomorrow.” ― Gloria Pitzer “If you don’t have your own viewpoint, you will procrastinate. Since you can not do or produce from someone else’s viewpoint.” ― Meir Ezra “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.” ― Sydney Harris “If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem… break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time.” ― Robert Collier “The breeding ground of fear is procrastination and inaction. We overcome them not by preparation, but by taking action.” ― Debasish Mridha “Procrastination is a bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.” ― Napoleon Hill “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 “God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.” ― St. Augustine of Hippo “Your Life Is Happening Right Now: Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.” ― Roy T. Bennett “I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.” ― Denzel Washington “No more excuses or procrastination! Stop allowing your days to be stolen by busy nothingness and take calculated steps towards your goals.” ― Steve Maraboli