79 Inspirational Procrastination Quotes to stop laziness

Procrastination is postponing or delaying tasks until the last minute. It has a serious impact on the daily life of a person. Nowadays it has become a more serious issue among many people. Here are some motivational Procrastination Quotes that will motivate you not to delay while doing any work.

Famous procrastination quotes

1. “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ― Marthe Troly-Curtin

2. “Procrastination gives you time to consider divergent ideas, to think in nonlinear ways, to make unexpected leaps.” ― Adam Grant

3. “A good procrastination should feel like you’re inserting lots and lots of commas into the sentence of your life.” ― Ze Frank

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

5. “I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow.” ― Margaret Mitchell

6. “You can dance in the storm. Don’t wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

7. “How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.” ― Anne Frank

8. “Procrastination is the best action against putting an ankle bracelet.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

9. “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 busiest life.” ― Victor Hugo

10. “Procrastination is a way of living in the past instead of the present moment.” ― Debasish Mridha

11. “Procrastination is the best friend of depression.” ― Debasish Mridha

12. “Ensure you have done each day’s portion of the heavy responsibilities resting on you. Never delay your success!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

Procrastination quotes for students’ education

13. “Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” ― Wayne Gretzky

14. “True blessing comes in the dress of sweats, never delaying to wave bye to the excuses and procrastination. True blessing lies in hard work!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

15. “Don’t waste time waiting for the opportunity to surface; it may never happen that way. Spend time to create one and many more will unfold in series!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

16. “Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.” ― Napoleon Hill

17. “Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.” ― Gretchen Rubin

18. “You may delay, but time will not.” ― Benjamin Franklin

19. “Success is not obtained overnight. It comes in installments; 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

20. “Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.” ― Shannon L. Alder

21. “The scholar’s greatest weakness: calling procrastination research.” ― Stephen King

22. “Procrastination and excuses are sour spices that spoil the sweet taste of effective work. They must hence, not be prompted under desire, partly because they are strictly time-stripping and also because they have no known essence.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

23. “If you have goals and procrastination, you have nothing. If you have goals and you take action, you will have anything you want.” ― Thomas J. Vilord

24. “Delay is not a help-mate. The Cemetary is full of people who thought they could DO IT tomorrow. Do It Now!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

25. “If hard work is the source of happiness, then we can conclude that the main job of procrastination is to delay that happiness for excuses to kill.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

26. “Never procrastinate. Never say you’ll do it tomorrow or the next day. Slow workers never fill their barns. Neither do procrastinators. Diligence does the job.” ― Hesiod

Short procrastination motivation quotes

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

28. “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” ― Don Marquis

29. “Imagination only comes when you privilege the subconscious when you make delay and procrastination work for you.” ― Hilary Mantel

30. “Procrastination doesn’t work for everything. For instance, waiting to buy plane tickets at the last minute will typically end up costing you more.” ― John Rampton

31. “There’s nothing wrong with procrastination. Or is there? I’ll leave it to you to decide, but only if you have the time.” ― Craig Brown

32. “For me genius is ‘1% inspiration and 99% procrastination.’” ― Richard Herring

33. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” ― Pablo Picasso

34. “One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.” ― Brian Tracy

35. “If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you’ll find you’ve done it.” ― George Bernard Shaw

36. “Take excuses and procrastination as your enemies. Let them see you and frown their faces and bypass you without greetings. You will excel if you don’t internalize the habit of giving excuses.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

37. “Don’t procrastinate. Don’t let all the work fall on the shoulders of “Future You.” That’s an abuse of your own energy and disrespect of your future self.” ― Arin Murphy-Hiscock

38. “When you procrastinate, you also postpone happiness.” ― Charles F Glassman

39. “Never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” ― Charles Dickens

40. “Laziness is when your sleep overcomes your passion, not under the influence of drugs but under the control of excuses and procrastination!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

Best Quotes for overcoming procrastination

41. “Procrastination is the greatest enemy or barrier that needs to be overcome.” ― Steven Redhead

42. “The breeding ground of fear is procrastination and inaction. We overcome them not by preparation, but by taking action.” ― Debasish Mridha

43. “Procrastination can be overcome with effective time management skills and strategies.” ― Robert Moment

44. “Your mind, your ability to think, plan, and decide is your most powerful tool for overcoming procrastination.” ― Brian Tracy

45. “When it comes to procrastination and overthinking, we have to overcome our self-doubt.” ― Jay Shetty

46. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ― Abraham Lincoln

47. “Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.” ― Aaron Burr

48. “Instead of waiting for the right moment, BE the right moment. You won’t be ready for anything if you aren’t ready to be you.” ― Kaiden Blake

49. “Overcoming procrastination is not, I repeat, not about cramming additional work into your day… overcoming procrastination is about simplifying your life to make space for the activities that matter most.” ― Richie Norton

50. “Don’t be lazy. Hard work brings happiness. There is no other time to avoid being lazy. Take that decision now. Kick laziness out.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

51. “Never allow doubt to roam unimpeded within you. When it arises acknowledge it immediately, and then exterminate it with extreme prejudice.” ― Noel DeJesus

52. “If you really want to succeed in what you do, obey this rule;… Wake up very early, go to bed lately… Occupy your time usefully!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

53. “Be prepared before you begin. You save yourself from delay if you are fully prepared. Preparation sets you for excellence.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

54. “Doing things at the last minute reminds us of the importance of doing things at the first minute.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

Motivational quotes for no more procrastination

55. “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.” ― Philip Stanhope

56. “Procrastination is the thief of time.” ― Edward Young

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

58. “Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.” ― Holbrook Jackson

59. “Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will–tomorrow.” ― Gloria Pitzer

60. “No more excuses or procrastination! Stop allowing your days to be stolen by busy nothingness and take calculated steps towards your goals.” ― Steve Maraboli

61. “Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.” ― Pandora Poikilos

62. “Procrastination is an eclipse of your true potential.” ― Neeraj Agnihotri

63. “You are only earning the life you get when your inaction allows people to decide for you.” ― Shannon L. Alder

64. “Procrastination and excuses really have the energy to make your picture small and blurred if you offer them that image!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

65. “Decide to dream big dreams and make them happen. Never let procrastination and excuses squeeze your dreams to become small. Do it early and do it big!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

Inspirational Quotes to stop procrastination

66. “Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.” ― Victor Kiam

67. “Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” ― Charles Dickens

68. “I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do – the day after.” ― Oscar Wilde

69. “Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.” ― Mason Cooley

70. “Never postpone until tomorrow what you can postpone until the day after.” ― Raoul Wallenberg

71. “Procrastination is the seed of self-destruction.” ― Matthew Burton

72. “In your actions, don’t procrastinate. In your conversations, don’t confuse. In your thoughts, don’t wander. In your soul, don’t be passive or aggressive. In your life, don’t be all about business.” ― Marcus Aurelius

73. “Procrasdemon makes you waste your time on things that do not add value to your life.” ― Neeraj Agnihotri

74. “Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.” ― Roy Bennett

75. “If you always do what is easy and choose the path of least resistance, you never step outside your comfort zone. Great things don’t come from comfort zones.” ― Roy Bennett

76. “Don’t procrastinate, start building yourself now!” ― Sunday Adelaja

77. “When you have a plan in your mind of what the best life is for you, but it doesn’t match your life, you have pain.” ― Shannon L. Alder

78. “How to stop procrastinating starts with believing you can overcome procrastination.” ― Robert Moment

79. “If your new year resolution is to quit smoking, don’t forget to also quit procrastination, and if your new year resolution is to stop womanizing, don’t forget to also stop procrastinating.” ― Bamigboye Olurotimi

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