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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Do not delay or hestitate to do something if you can finish or accomplish it today. A: "I've just got one more short assignment and then I'll be finished with my homework, but I think I'll wait until Sunday to do it." B: "You'll enjoy your weekend more if you do it now. Remember, never put off until tomorrow what you can do today!
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mission accomplished

something that you say when you have finished doing something that you were told to do
Usage notes: This was a military phrase in World War II.
Mission accomplished. I've got everything you asked for on the list.
References in classic literature ?
I cannot boast of knowing more than half-a-dozen, in the whole range of my acquaintance, that are really accomplished.
Then," observed Elizabeth, "you must comprehend a great deal in your idea of an accomplished woman.
certainly," cried his faithful assistant, "no one can be really esteemed accomplished who does not greatly surpass what is usually met with.
This model (which, through want of time, we have necessarily described in an imperfect manner,) was put in action at the Adelaide Gallery, where it accomplished a velocity of five miles per hour; although, strange to say, it excited very little interest in comparison with the previous complex machine of Mr.
This is unquestionably the most stupendous, the most interesting, and the most important undertaking, ever accomplished or even attempted by man.
He alone during the retreat of the French said that all our maneuvers are useless, everything is being accomplished of itself better than we could desire; that the enemy must be offered "a golden bridge"; that neither the Tarutino, the Vyazma, nor the Krasnoe battles were necessary; that we must keep some force to reach the frontier with, and that he would not sacrifice a single Russian for ten Frenchmen.
On entering society he determined to have relations with some society lady, and to his own surprise quickly accomplished this purpose.
They accomplished the purpose, for the bleeding soon stopped.
President Barbicane and the members of the Gun Club warmly congratulated their engineer Murchison; the cyclopean work had been accomplished with extraordinary rapidity.
And the end or use of a horse or of anything would be that which could not be accomplished, or not so well accomplished, by any other thing?
Then now I think you will have no difficulty in understanding my meaning when I asked the question whether the end of anything would be that which could not be accomplished, or not so well accomplished, by any other thing?
Twilight had set in by the time this was accomplished.
He might have waited and destroyed our work more effectually when we had more accomplished.
It is indispensable to present the accomplished lady who was of sufficient importance in the suite of the Dorrit Family to have a line to herself in the Travellers' Book.
The phoenix was to let, on this elevated perch, when Mr Dorrit, who had lately succeeded to his property, mentioned to his bankers that he wished to discover a lady, well-bred, accomplished, well connected, well accustomed to good society, who was qualified at once to complete the education of his daughters, and to be their matron or chaperon.