Quotes April 28, 2021

Quotes courtesy of Henrik Edberg/Positivity Blog

“When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that in itself is a choice.”
William James
“If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.”
Olin Miller
“It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.”
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
“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
“How soon ‘not now’ becomes ‘never.’”
Martin Luther
“In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”
Theodore Roosevelt
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
Stephen King
“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
Karen Lamb
“If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”
David Allen
“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.”
Dale Carnegie
“Think of many things; do one.”
Portuguese proverb
“Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, and to the mercies of a moment leaves the vast concerns of an eternal scene.”
Edward Young
“To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.”
Eva Young
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
Jim Rohn
“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”
Pablo Picasso
“The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.”
Thomas Sowell
“Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
Peter Drucker
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
Anne Frank
“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
“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
“Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.”
Peter Drucker
“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. “
Alexander Graham Bell
“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.”
David Allen
“Great acts are made up of small deeds.”
Lao Tzu
“It is not really work if you are having fun.”
Pierre Omidyar
“To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.”
Sydney Smith