never put off until tomorrow

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

proverb Do not delay or hesitate 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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never put off until tomorrow

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The idiom "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today" has been credited to many people, including Thomas Jefferson, Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde.
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These days, when I'm hard at work avoiding whatever responsibilities might be looming, I think of that plush pillow of gentle encouragement and measure it against the famous words of the incorrigible wit Mark Twain, who once quipped "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow." Very funny, Mark.
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I will never put off until tomorrow, what I can forget about forever.
'What if I die before I get to spend it?' says a reluctant investor." Their philosophy: Never put off until tomorrow what you can spend -- and enjoy -- today.
Remember classic time-management advice such as "Handle each piece of paper only once," "Have your desk clear of everything but your priority A-1 project" and "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today"?
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