Deadline Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Adam Savage” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines refine the mind. They remove variables like exotic materials and processes that take too long. The closer the deadline, the more likely you’ll start thinking waaay outside the box.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Adam Savage” float=”none” width=”100%”]I’ve learned over decades of building that a deadline is a potent tool for problem-solving.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Al Leiter” float=”none” width=”100%”]You put deadlines on people you really don’t want, because that’s how you feel about them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alberto Manguel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines comes as a surprise….superb: a new genre, in fact, combining the pleasures of list-making with that of last-minute eaves-dropping.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andy Gilbert” float=”none” width=”100%”]Give yourself a deadline to stop planning and to start taking action.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arianna Huffington” float=”none” width=”100%”]Today we often use deadlines—real and imaginary—to imprison ourselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ashraf Ghani” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines concentrate the mind. But deadlines should not be dogmas.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ben Feldman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Goals aren’t enough. You need goals plus deadlines: goals big enough to get excited about and deadline to make you run. One isn’t much good without the other, but together they can be tremendous.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Walsh” float=”none” width=”100%”]A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don’t allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian Eno” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everything is an experiment until it has a deadline. That gives it a destination, context, and a reason.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian Tracy” float=”none” width=”100%”]A goal or decision without a deadline has no urgency. It has no real beginning or end.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chuck Close” float=”none” width=”100%”]Inspiration is for amateurs. professionals work everyday. Personally the best inspiration is a deadline.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dave Barry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Like all writers, my greatest inspiration, my ultimate muse, is a deadline.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Allen” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s a lot of reasons why deadline-driven may actually – it’s not necessarily a bad thing, it just all it does is it speeds up and makes you a little proactive about decision making.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Benioff” float=”none” width=”100%”]With the movies, people are not going to wait around. The deadline is a deadline. In publishing it’s more a polite suggestion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dhirubhai Ambani” float=”none” width=”100%”]Meeting the deadlines is not good enough, beating the deadlines is my expectation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”H. Jackson Brown Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]Empower your dreams with deadlines.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harsha Bhogle” float=”none” width=”100%”]The moment you put a deadline on your dream, it becomes a goal.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harvey Mackay” float=”none” width=”100%”]As you schedule individual tasks, give yourself a cushion. Mark the due date a few days ahead of the actual deadline so you have time to deal with changes or last-minute emergencies.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harvey Mackay” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines aren’t bad. They help you organize your time. They help you set priorities. They make you get going when you might not feel like it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jack White” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines and things make you creative.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Surowiecki” float=”none” width=”100%”]Meeting external deadlines is much harder than meeting internal ones. On the other hand, internal deadlines sometimes don’t feel real, and are therefore easy to evade.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jan Karon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Publishing is, by its nature, about deadlines, and deadlines are toxic.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John McNally” float=”none” width=”100%”]At some point, you have to sit down and face the page alone. At some point, the final decisions need to be yours. At some point, you have to give yourself deadlines and stick to them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Karl Kraus” float=”none” width=”100%”]A journalist is stimulated by a deadline. He writes worse when he has time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marilyn vos Savant” float=”none” width=”100%”]Be able to meet any deadline, even if your work is done less well than it would be if you had all the time you would have preferred.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Batterson” float=”none” width=”100%”]GOALS are dreams with deadlines, and without those deadlines, our dreams are dead in the water.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Gabriel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines are things that we pass through on the way to finishing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rick Riordan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines just aren’t real to me until I’m staring one in the face.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rita Mae Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Herjavec” float=”none” width=”100%”]A goal without a deadline is just a dream.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sarah McLachlan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines are meant to be broken. And I just keep breaking them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seth Godin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deadlines have a lousy name. Call them live-lines instead. That´s what they are.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom DeMarco” float=”none” width=”100%”]The pathology of setting a deadline to the earliest articulable date essentially guarantees that the schedule will be missed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Val Kilmer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Without deadlines and restrictions I just tend to become preoccupied with other things.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Disney” float=”none” width=”100%”]If we didn’t have deadlines, we’d stagnate.[/wpsm_quote]