Quotes of the Day for 5 September 2001 – Procrastination
Today is "Be Late For Something Day" - an annual holiday sponsored by the Procrastinator's Club of America. I can relate, being such a talented procrastinator myself that I haven't yet sent in my 1976 dues payment. Of course, they never actually got around to billing me because I still haven't sent in my membership application. With that demonstration of deferral prowess they're likely to elect me president, if they ever get around to holding the election.
If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing. And from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking and from that to incivility and procrastination.
- Thomas De Quincy
Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
- Christopher Parker
Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.
- Aaron Burr
Procrastination is my sin.
It brings me naught but sorrow.
I know that I should stop it.
In fact, I will - tomorrow!
- Gloria Pitzer
Procrastination is opportunity's assassin.
- Victor Kiam
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