95 Stop Procrastination Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of stop procrastination quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about procrastination.

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The Most Famous Stop Procrastination Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Procrastination is the thief of time. — Edward Young

Procrastination is opportunity's assassin. — Victor Kiam

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

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. — Don Marquis

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Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him. — Charles Dickens

Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will--tomorrow! — Gloria Pitzer

Procrastination is opportunity's natural assassin. — Victor Kiam

My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. — Charles Dickens

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

Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage. — Alyce Cornyn-Selby

Short Stop Procrastination Quotes

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  • When the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in. — Andrew Jackson
  • Never put off until tomorrow what you can put off forever. — P. J. Plauger
  • Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day. — Abraham Lincoln
  • Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible. — George C. Lorimer
  • I’m not going to stop writing today because my neighbor is using his deafening chainsaw. — Paul Jarvis
  • The greatest thief this world has ever produced is procrastination, and he is still at large. — Josh Billings
  • Those who are late will be punished by life itself. — Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Your problems is that you think you have time. — Carlos Castaneda
  • No task is a long one but the task on which one dare not start. It becomes a nightmare. — Charles Baudelaire
  • If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. — Lee Iacocca

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Stop procrastination quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

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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. — Hugh Laurie

No leaves for tomorrow what you can do today — Spanish Proverbs

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. — Lord Chesterfield

Stop procrastination quote Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the pro
Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the problem.

There’s no need to put things straight away but it also doesn’t make sense to leave them as they are. — Romanian Proverbs

What may be done at any time will be done at no time. — Scottish Proverbs

A surefire way to predict the future is to take no action at all.  When you do nothing, you get nothing. — Pat Flynn

Stop procrastination quote Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.

Procrastination most often arises from a sense that there is too much to do, and hence no single aspect of the to-do worth doing. . . . Underneath this rather antic form of action-as-inaction is the much more unsettling question whether anything is worth doing at all. — Mark Kingwell

No matter how good you are at planning, the pressure never goes away. So I don’t fight it. I feed off it. I turn pressure into motivation to do my best. — Benjamin Carson

Addiction, self-sabotage, procrastination, laziness, rage, chronic fatigue, and depression are all ways that we withhold our full participation in the program of life we are offered. When the conscious mind cannot find a reason to say no, the unconscious says no in its own way. — Charles Eisenstein

We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end to them. — Seneca

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

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The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action. — Alexander Graham Bell

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. — Spencer W. Kimball

Stop procrastination quote Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making chang
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.

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

Everyone who is taken by death asks for more time, while everyone who still has time makes excuses for procrastination. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

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. — T. D. Jakes

Stop procrastination quote Stop focusing on how stressed you are and remember how blessed you are.
Stop focusing on how stressed you are and remember how blessed you are.

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

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

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

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

Putting Things Off Quotes

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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 that are blooming outside our windows today. — Dale Carnegie

It still annoys me when I read really derogatory things about how a woman looks because you would usually not read these things about a man, and that still has the potential to put women off public life. — Nicola Sturgeon

There's a Washington standard of casually putting things off the record. It's really gone too far. I don't know an easy way to turn it back. — Adam Clymer

Stop procrastination quote Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.
Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.

That thing you’re putting off? Go get it! Future you is going to be so proud. — Steven Bartlett

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. — Dale Carnegie

Don't put things off till it's too late. You are the DJ of your fate. — Vikram Seth

Stop procrastination quote If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come. — Gloria Estefan

Never do but one thing at a time, and never put off till to-morrow what you can do today. — Lope de Vega

It takes a real soldier to stay in the music industry and live off the things that have been put before me and be able to survive all this time because it has not been easy. — Chubby Checker

To me, words are like stickpins. I can throw a word at you and it will bounce right off your body. But if I take that little stickpin and wire it to the back of an iron bar called human emotion, I can put that thing right through your heart. — Tony Robbins

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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. — Winston Churchill

Stop procrastination quote I gotta stop treating people like I owe them something.
I gotta stop treating people like I owe them something.

Fear stops a lot of people. Fear of failure, of the unknown, of risk. And it masks itself as procrastination. — Lisa Anderson

The trouble is that you think you have time. — Jack Kornfield

If you wait until all the lights are 'green' before you leave home, you'll never get started on your trip to the top. — Zig Ziglar

Pause and remember - Stop procrastinating! Wishing is wonderful but action is what it takes to make it happen. — Jennifer Young

There are a million ways to lose a work day, but not even a single way to get one back. — Tom DeMarco

Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried. — Alyce Cornyn-Selby

If we accept and internalize the fact of our own mortality, then, by definition, we have to deal with the essential questions of how we live and spend our allotted time. We have to stop procrastinating, pretending that we have forever to do what we want to do and be what we long to be. — Surya Das

He who puts off nothing till tomorrow has done a great deal. — Baltasar Gracian

Diligence is the mother of good luck, and God gives all things to industry. Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you may be hindered by tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do to-day. — Benjamin Franklin

Live life like you mean it! Stop procrastinating! Do all that you can...with all that you have...in the place that you are...right now! Life is too unpredictable to put things off and not take it seriously. — Les Brown

The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They're full of eagerness, zest, productivity. You can be, too. — Norman Vincent Peale

No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire today. — Denis Waitley

Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile. — Bertrand Russell

The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day. — Abraham Lincoln

Stop putting it off! Procrastination breeds guilt, guilt breeds depression, and depression breeds failure. — Barbara Corcoran

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes in a day. — Denis Waitley

You must not procrastinate. Rather, you should make preparations so that even if you did die tonight, you would have no regrets. If you develop an appreciation for the uncertainty and imminence of death, your sense of the importance of using your time wisely will get stronger and stronger. — Dalai Lama

Don't fool yourself that important things can be put off till tomorrow; they can be put off forever, or not at all — Mignon McLaughlin

People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. — Denis Waitley

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it. — Richard Miller

Every duty which is bidden to wait returns with seven fresh duties at its back. — Charles Kingsley

Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible. — George Horace Lorimer

If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. — Lee Iacocca

Procrastination isn't the problem. It's the solution. It's the universe's way of saying stop, slow down, you move too fast. — Ellen DeGeneres

Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform and mortal men lay hold on heaven. — Edward Young

Stop aspiring. Start doing. — Nathan Lowell

I used to go online all the time, and then I had to stop myself... because I'm a writer, and it's like: to have a procrastination tool, like, within my computer... it was just getting too hairy. — Mike White

Identify the thing that is going to stop you and then stop it. — Rich Wilkerson Jr.

The day you stop learning is the day you begin decaying. — Isaac Asimov

I love to work. I'll work all the time, unless somebody stops me. I love it, love it, love it! — Cassidy Freeman

There are lots of people who believe there may be at least some genetic component to procrastination, and even if there isn't, it seems to be the case that procrastination habits are often set relatively early in life (that's certainly the case with me). But I also think that there's lots of evidence that external tools can help quite a bit in getting people to stop procrastinating. — James Surowiecki

Dear Procrastinator: Taking action in and of itself is not difficult, but is in fact satisfying and is usually followed by a sense of pride & accomplishment. However, it is THINKING about the action that you should be taking and NOT taking it that's difficult, as it leaves you feeling guilty and unsatisfied. THE SOLUTION: Stop thinking and take action NOW. — Hal Elrod

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