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Quotes of the Day for 5 September 2004 – 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 1974 dues payment. Of course, they never actually got around to billing me because I still haven't sent in my membership application. (It's around here somewhere, with an eight-cent stamp on it.) With my awe-inspiring deferral prowess they're likely to elect me president, if they ever get around to holding the election.

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The quotes:

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
     - Mark Twain, 1835 - 1910

To fight fear, act. To increase fear - wait, put off, postpone.
     - David Joseph Schwartz

God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.
     - Augustine of Hippo, 354 - 430

My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!
     - Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870

Look to today. Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
     - Don Marquis, 1878 - 1937

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
     - Pablo Picasso, 1881 - 1973


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