you are on the right track

“Even if you’re on the right track – you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

– Arthur Godfrey

Many people are natural procrastinators. No matter how much they want to avoid the last-minute mad rush, they end up going through the same cycle every time.

Natural procrastinators are usually labelled as lazy. However, the reason behind it is far more complicated than pure laziness. It is more about the fear of dealing with the task than the laziness.  There are various ways by which you can learn how to stop procrastinating.

Do you think you are someone who always falls in the trap of procrastination? And you believe that you need some inspiration to break through this harmful habit. Here you can find various procrastination quotes which can provide you encouragement to finish your unfinished project. These anti-procrastination quotes will not only inspire you but change the way you look towards your unfinished tasks. You will also find a few procrastination quotes images here which you can share with your friends or on social media.

If you are here looking for pro procrastination quotes, then you may get disappointed. Though procrastination quotes which promote it sound funny, they do promote laziness. Here you will find our handpicked collection of 30 procrastination quotes which are funny, inspirational, and insightful.

30 Procrastination Quotes


“Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.”

– Michael Landon

last minute nothing would get done


“If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.”

– Rita Mae Brown


“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

– Abraham Lincoln


“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.”

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

life always begins


“Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.”

– Shannon L. Alder


“Procrastination is opportunity’s natural assassin.”

– Victor Kiam


“You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.
What mood is that? Last-minute panic.”

– Bill Watterson


“Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.”What mood is that? Last-minute panic.”

Peter Drucker

procrastination is the thief


“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.”

– Charles Dickens


“Following-through is the only thing that separates dreamers from people that accomplish great things.”

– Gene Hayden


“Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.”

– Spanish Proverb


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

– Jerry West

a year from now


“A year from now, you may wish you had started today.”

– Karen Lamb


“Procrastinate now, don’t put it off.”

– Ellen DeGeneres


“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


“Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.”

– Thomas Jefferson

begin while others


“Begin while others are procrastinating. Work while others are wishing.”

– William Arthur Ward


“Someday is not a day of the week.”

– Janet Dailey


“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”

– Napoleon Hill


“The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.”

– Alexandre Graham Bell


“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone”

– Pablo Picasso

never put off till tomorrow


“Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.”

– Holbrook Jackson


“What may be done at any time will be done at no time.”

– Scottish Proverb


“You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.”

– Benjamin Franklin


“My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”

– Charles Dickens

two rules of procrastination


The two rules of procrastination:

Do it today

Tomorrow will be today tomorrow.


“In delay, there lies no plenty.”

– William Shakespeare


“My mother always told me I wouldn’t amount to anything because I procrastinate. I said, ‘Just wait.”

– Judy Tenuta


“We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.”

– Erica Jong

never put off for tomorrow


“Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.”

– Aaron Burr