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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.

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
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.
He who begins and does not finish loves their pains.
If you wait until the wind and the weather are just right, you will never plant anything and never harvest anything.
Don't wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb up underneath it.
To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead.
Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will--tomorrow!
Begin to weave and God will give the thread.
Manana is often the busiest day of the week.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends.
... if we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
When the morning's freshness has been replaced by the weariness of midday, when the leg muscles give under the strain, the climb seems endless, and suddenly nothing will go quite as you wish-it is then that you must not hesitate.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
One of these days, is none of these days.
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.
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.
He who hesitates is a damned fool.
Don't put off till tomorrow what can be enjoyed today.
Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.
If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem... break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
We all sorely complain of the shortness of time, and yet have much more than we know what to do with. Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all, or in doing nothing to the purpose, or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end of them.
In delay there lies no plenty, Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty. Youth's a stuff will not endure.

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