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.
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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