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Quotes of the Day for 19 June 2001 – Deadlines

As a freelance writer I've learned a lot about deadlines, or at least about how poorly I handle them. By request from a reader (to whom I happen to be married) here are some quotes on Deadlines.

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The quotes:

Homework, root canals, and deadlines are the important things in life, and only when we have these major dramas taken care of can we presume to look at the larger questions.
     - Cynthia Heimel

A perfect method for adding drama to life is to wait until the deadline looms large.
     - Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby, Procrastinator's Success Kit

A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
     - Rita Mae Brown

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
     - Douglas Noel Adams, 1952 - 2001

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