Quotes May 12, 2021

Quotes courtesy of Henrik Edberg/Positivity Blog


“If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem… break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time.”

Robert Collier
“If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done.”

Norman Vincent Peale
“It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.”

Leonardo da Vinci
“My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”

Charles Dickens
“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

Marthe Troly-Curtin
“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
“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand—and melting like a snowflake.”

Francis Bacon
“You may delay, but time will not.”

Benjamin Franklin
“We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.”
Erica Jong
“We all sorely complain of the shortness of time, and yet have much more than we know what to do with. Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all, or in doing nothing to the purpose, or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end of them.”
“Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.”

Thomas Jefferson
“Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”

M. Scott Peck
“If and When were planted, and Nothing grew.”

Yiddish proverb
“Perhaps the most valuable result of an education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.”

Thomas Huxley
“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

Abraham Lincoln
“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