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Naide P Obiang
Do not let comfort become an excuse for procrastination. There’s always room for improvement. There’s always something better to accomplish; if not for self, then for others. Life is more meaningful when we keep producing – when we keep giving.
Do first what you don’t want to do most.
If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.
Jennifer Ritchie Payette
If you wait for things to be perfect, you walk away with NOTHING. Just jump in and get started.
The trouble is that you think you have time.
March 30, 1998 Because I was in a bind with my BBC story, I devoted most of my day to defrosting the freezer.
Don't let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.
Doing things at the last minute reminds us of the importance of doing things at the first minute.
We're our own hardest critics and it's easy to let ourselves down. Sleeping too late. Procrastinating.
Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.
Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.
All you have is today. Never mourn for tomorrow that is past and gone. You don’t deserve to starve today of its pleasure and treasure. Feel happy!
Every man's a would be sportsman, in the dreams of his intent. A potential out-of-door's man when his thoughts are pleasure bent. But he mostly puts the idea off, for the things that must be done. And doesn't get his outing till his outing days are done. So in hurry, scurry, worry, work, his living days are spent. And he does his final camping in a low green tent
My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!
Stanley Victor Paskavich
How can you attain satisfaction if you have more excuses than action?
It's always been important for writers to be disciplined but now even more so. In addition to the traditional displacement activities like cleaning the fridge or eating cake writers are faced with a plethora of online possibilities (some of which may be professionally worthwhile as well as interesting and fun). As a writer it's important to learn how to focus so you can do both as and when you need to.
What you're wiling to do today is what you'll be willing to do tomorrow.
Procrastination is an eclipse to your true potential.
Along with voting, jury duty, and paying taxes, goofing off is one of the central obligations of American citizenship. So when my friends Joel and Stephen and I play hooky from our jobs in the middle of the afternoon to play Pop-A-Shot in a room full of children, I like to think we are not procrastinators; we are patriots pursuing happiness.
People commonly use the word 'procrastination' to describe what they do on the Internet. It seems to me too mild to describe what's happening as merely not-doing-work. We don’t call it procrastination when someone gets drunk instead of working.
Identifying Your Dream Some people can easily identify one primary dream. For others, a dream is more elusive. These people often have many dreams at once, or a general idea of a dream that never takes a specific shape.
Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible.
Procrastination should not be linked with failure, just as early action should not be tied to success.
Time is my best friend. Procrastination is my worst enemy. Opportunity is my favorite acquaintance. Success is my beloved soulmate.
Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count.
Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
I do think that procrastination evolved in humans for good reasons. If you're trying to stay alive as a human being on the savanna 20,000 years ago, worrying about what's right behind that bush is a lot more important than worrying about what might happen three weeks from now.
Procrastination is the greatest enemy or barrier that needs to be overcome.
A credit card allows you transcend time. For it allows you to put off until tomorrow what you bought today, while you are still paying off what you bought yesterday.
It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the master work. Now, I'm beginning what I could have started ten years ago. But I'm happy at least that I didn't wait twenty years.
Perfectionism is a disease. Procrastination is a disease. ACTION is the cure.
Procrastination has become a it's own solution - a tool I can use to push myself so close to disaster that I become terrified and flee towards success.
The practice is simple. Whatever you're doing, do that with total awareness.
Procrastination is the enemy of every dream.
Those who begin things, but never complete them, accomplish nothing.
I believe that 99 percent of what anyone does can effectively be postponed.
Giving yourself permission to do something without the pressure of solving this never-ending problem once and for all is giving yourself permission to get started.
Nothing is born into this world without labor.
Rejection teaches you about where you stand. There is nothing wrong with that. When I look back at the time, I don’t regret being rejected, but I regret wasting years.
Be wise today; 'tis madness to defer. Next day the fatal precedent will plead; thus on, til wisdom is pushed our of life.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We all do have a vision in life and we all wish to achieve something in life. We all ought to note that vision is there for everyone but, achievement is there for someone!
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.
the problem with reading off a screen isn’t resolution, eyestrain, or compatibility with reading in the bathtub: it’s that computers are seductive, they tempt us to do other things, making concentrating on a long-form work impractical.
Work to support your lifestyle, don't live to support your work.
I once heard a sober alcoholic say that drinking never made him happy, but it made him feel like he was going to be happy in about fifteen minutes. That was exactly it, and I couldn't understand why the happiness never came, couldn't see the flaw in my thinking, couldn't see that alcohol kept me trapped in a world of illusion, procrastination, paralysis. I lived always in the future, never in the present. Next time, next time! Next time I drank it would be different, next time it would make me feel good again.
One can hardly do anything productive when one knows there is cake in the fridge.
Procrastination is like going to a fancy restaurant and filling up on bread and not leaving enough room for dinner.
Procrastination is One of those Excuses, Born of Fear, that we Use to Keep Ourselves Stuck
Remember meditation is an active, deep remembrance, and that is discernment. Wherever you go, wherever you are, whatever you're doing, remember to utilize discernment so that you can hear and sense and feel the vibration of love rather than the vibration of illusion.
Elizabeth Jane Howard
Charity knew she had to begin looking for a job soon. Definitely tomorrow, or the next day. Or perhaps the day after that. Charity didn't believe in procrastination. She just needed to plan her strategy. She was sound asleep on the sofa when Lady Margaret got back from London.