I love deadlines. I like the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough time of rebuilding all of that. But you have a deadline, you have an obligation. You've said that you will commit to this part, and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
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.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
If I'm right in the middle of a deadline, I'm up really early.
Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.
Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
Give yourself a deadline to stop planning and to start taking action.
Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
I always stressed that I didn't have coaching experience, but that I did have a deadline: June 9.
There are thousands of grant programs and every program has different requirements and deadlines.
The Iraqis have once again failed to meet a deadline for a final draft of the constitution.
The drug plans our seniors choose will define their health care options for years to come. If they do not make a decision and wait until the May 15 deadline passes, they will face penalties and higher prices for the drugs that they need.
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
I don't believe in deadlines, I don't believe in telling the enemy when we're going to withdraw.
I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not sleep for many days on end, it may not be good for my health, but it definitely helps.
It's ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn't even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again.
I have a deadline. I'm glad. I think that will help me get it done.
The deadlines are much, much longer with books. When I was a reporter, a lot of times I'd come in at 8:30 a.m., get an assignment right away, interview somebody, turn the story in by 9:30, and have the finished story in the paper that landed on my desk by noon.
If they make the deadline because the Shiites and Kurds essentially rammed a draft through over Sunni Arab objections, there will be hell to pay.
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