quote by Alexander Graham Bell

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

— Alexander Graham Bell

Inspiring Procrastinator quotations

It's a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you're ready.

I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do day after tomorrow just as well.

In my office...I have a little sign and it says, 'Do it!' I suppose if I have learned anything in life, it is that we are to keep moving, keep trying-as long as we breathe! If we do, we will be surprised at how much more can still be done.

Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.

Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet.

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

Everyone who is taken by death asks for more time, while everyone who still has time makes excuses for procrastination.

To those of us who often procrastinate on the decision we feel intimidated by lack of education or any area of weakness. I relieve you with this statement: It is not how much you know that arms you with the tools of great decision making, but rather how much you ask. Ask questions.

A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.

The problem with waiting until tomorrow is that when it finally arrives, it is called today.

Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.

Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them.

All things come to those who wait.

The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.

Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.

It's time to start living the life you've imagined.

My mother always told me I wouldn't amount to anything because I procrastinate. I said, "Just wait."

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

When the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.

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

The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing.

Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination, consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing, and soul-crushing inadequacy. And that’s on a good day.

Plan to be spontaneous tomorrow.

Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.

If you see a bandwagon, it's too late.

Don't be afraid of failure, be afraid of not trying in the first place.

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.

Dare to begin! He who postpones living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.

The cost of procrastination is generally far greater than the cost of making mistakes.

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

Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things.

Never put off until tomorrow what you can put off forever.

Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.

Perfectionism is the mother of procrastination.

Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day.