Procrastination Quotes To Start Taking Actions

Procrastination quotes will benefit you to add a sense of urgency to your life. In a world where we are always putting things off till tomorrow and after tomorrow and after after tomorrow, we rarely get anything done. This is why these procrastination quotes will be your reminder to start taking action and stop delaying your dearest dreams.


How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself? —Epictetus

Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life. —Seneca

Whatever can happen at any time can happen today. —Seneca

They lose the day in expectation of the night, and the night in fear of the dawn. —Seneca

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in. —Napoleon Bonaparte

Let us prepare our minds as if we’d come to the very end of life. Let us postpone nothing. Let us balance life’s books each day… The one who puts the finishing touches on their life each day is never short of time. —Marcus Aurelius

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. ―Seneca

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

If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done. ―Vincent Peale 

You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again. ― Ben Franklin 

Getting an idea should be like sitting on a pin; it should make you jump up and do something. ― E.L. Simpson

This is our big mistake: to think we look forward to death. Most of death is already gone. Whatever time has passed is owned by death. ― Seneca

Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. ― Eisenhower 

Following-through is the only thing that separates dreamers from people that accomplish great things. ― Gene Hayden

If you wait until the wind and the weather are just right, you will never plant anything and never harvest anything. ― Bible

It’s the job that’s never started takes longest to finish. ―Tolkien 

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

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 

Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all. ― Peter Drucker

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

Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard one makes it impossible. ― George H. Lorimer

Often just by taking action, by doing something about the situation can relieve the stress and help correct the situation. ― Catherine Pulsifer

Delay is the deadliest form of denial. ― Parkinson Quotes

Procrastination is opportunity’s natural assassin. ― Victor Kiam

Anything worth putting off is worth abandoning altogether. ― Epictetus

He who awaits much can expect little. ― Marquez Quotes

During a very busy life I have often been asked, “How did you manage to do it all?” The answer is very simple. It is because I did everything promptly. ― Richard Tangye

There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. ― George Quotes

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

There are those of us who are always about to live. We are waiting until things change, until there is more time, until we are less tired, until we get a promotion, until we settle down — until, until, until. It always seems as if there is some major event that must occur in our lives before we begin living. ― Sheehan Quotes

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. ― Seneca

A year from now you may wish you had started today. ― Karen Lamb

Procrastination is the lazy cousin of fear. When we feel anxiety around an activity, we postpone it. ― Noelle Hancock

Success is not obtained overnight. It comes in instalments; you get a little bit today, a little bit tomorrow until the whole package is given out. The day you procrastinate, you lose that day’s success. ― Israelmore Ayivor

By what right do I, who have wasted this day, make claims on tomorrow? ― Alain Fournier

You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good. ― Jerry West

A day can really slip by when you’re deliberately avoiding what you’re supposed to do. ― Bill Watterson

Procrastination quotes is part of a full series about procrastination that we created in hope to help you overcome the evil beast of procrastination and gain control over your willpower. Hope you enjoy it!

Furkan Patan

Digital Marketer & Traveller. Blogger @HowToMotivateMe & @OlmeGormeden

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