Quotes May 19, 2021

Quotes courtesy of Henrik Edberg/Positivity Blog


“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”


“The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.”

Alexander Graham Bell

“Begin to weave and God will give you the thread.”

German Proverb

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

Gene Hayden

“Procrastination is opportunity’s natural assassin.”

Victor Kiam

“Perfection’ is man’s ultimate illusion. It simply doesn’t exist in the universe…. If you are a perfectionist, you are guaranteed to be a loser in whatever you do.”

David D. Burns

“Getting an idea should be like sitting on a pin; it should make you jump up and do something.”

E.L. Simpson

“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

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

Abraham Lincoln

“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon – instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.”

Dale Carnegie

“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 most busy life.”

Victor Hugo

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

“You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.
What mood is that?
Last-minute panic.”

Bill Watterson

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

Christopher Parker

“Plan to be spontaneous tomorrow.”

Steven Wright

“The scholar’s greatest weakness: calling procrastination research.”

Stephen King

“Don’t put off for tomorrow what you can do today because if you enjoy it today, you can do it again tomorrow.”

James A. Michener

“Stop talking. Start walking.”

L.M. Heroux

“I am a person who works well under pressure. In fact, I work so well under pressure that at times, I will procrastinate in order to create this pressure.”

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

“My mother always told me I wouldn’t amount to anything because I procrastinate. I said, ‘Just wait.”

Judy Tenuta

“If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.”

Rita Mae Brown

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

Bill Watterson