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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.
How soon not now, becomes never.
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.
... 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When the morning's freshness has been replaced by the weariness of midday, when the leg muscles give under the strain, the climb seems endless, and suddenly nothing will go quite as you wish-it is then that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.
Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends.
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.
Tear thyself from delay.
He who awaits much can expect little.
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.
Elijah went before the people and said, How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him. But the people said nothing. [1 Kings 18:21]
When a man does a household job, he goes through three periods: contemplating how it will be done; contemplating when it will be done; and contemplating.
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.
Do you know what happens when you give a procrastinator a good idea? Nothing!
No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age is the right age to start doing!
Life, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement.
Delay is the deadliest form of denial.
If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.
We hate delays by others, but sometimes it makes us wise.
He who hesitates is probably right.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
In matrimony, to hesitate is sometimes to be saved.
There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on.
Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.
He who waits upon fortune is never sure of dinner.
If the mass of people hesitate to act, strike with swiftly and with boldness, the brave heart that understands and seizes opportunity can everything.
Procrastination is opportunity's natural assassin.
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.
Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard one makes it impossible.
Never put off today what you can put off tomorrow.
Don't wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good; try to use ordinary situations.
All delay is helpful, but it does produce wisdom.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Someday is not a day of the week.
I remember reading somewhere about an organization called Procrastinators Anonymous. I think they had been in existence for some years but had never gotten around to having a meeting.
The best labor saving device is doing it tomorrow
He who hesitates is last.
Nothing was ever done so systematically as nothing is being done now.
Today's greatest labor-saving device is tomorrow.
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, and to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Progress is a process, your going hate waiting, but its better then Procrastination, Get on your Job