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Top 50 Last Minute Quotes That Will Give You Inspiration

Top 50 Last Minute Quotes

1. Nothing makes a player more productive than the last minute.—John Kessel

2. An expert is someone called in at the last minute to share the blame.—Sam Ewing

3. You are not going to be happy if you lose to a goal in the last minute. It is difficult to take and difficult to get out of your mind.—Alex Ferguson

4. Stop your worrying, panicking and stressing. Breathe. Remember, you made it this far through difficulties that seemed impossible. Remember how many times you were saved at the very last minute — this time is no different. —Bryant H. McGill

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success.—Ross Perot

5. Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success.—Ross Perot

6. If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.—Rita Mae Brown

7. There is always time for another last minute—Terry Pratchett

8. In order to have a change of fortune at the last minute, you have to take your fortune to the last minute.—Terry Pratchett

9. Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.—Ross Perot

10. You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood. What mood is that? Last-minute panic.—Bill Watterson

11. I always try to do the most important or urgent tasks first, I avoid waiting till the last minute to finish things, and I value my time. I work smarter by valuing my time and doing the things that can’t be done without me while hiring a great team around me to do the rest of the things.—Jeet Banerjee

12. The way I work, typically, I do everything at the very last minute. Even if I was given two months, I’d do it in the last three days—Ayumi Hamasaki

13. When you hold somebody, you gotta hold them like it’s the last minute of your life.—Janis Joplin

14. 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.—Harvey Mackay

15. God has stepped in at the last minute more than once in history (remember Moses at the Red Sea?). And He can do the same for you. Keep turning the pages by faith and let the story play out to the end.—David Jeremiah

16. Never invite to dinner: those who won’t decide until the last minute; those who come more than half an hour late; those who want to bring along two or three friends; drunks; monologists; those who stay until three o’clock in the morning; those who think that conversation means having an argument; those who take a high moral tone; those who are stupid, ugly, or dull. Enforcement of these rules will enable one to eat alone every night in comfort.—Mason Cooley

17. What motivates people to be late?… Some people are drawn to the adrenaline rush of that last-minute sprint to the finish line. Others receive an ego boost from over-scheduling and filling each moment with an activity.—Harvey Mackay

18. If in anything I have faith in something you could call the human spirit – I have faith it will always save itself at the last minute.—Vashti Bunyan

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19. Deadlines comes as a surprise….superb: a new genre, in fact, combining the pleasures of list-making with that of last-minute eaves-dropping.—Alberto Manguel

20. We humans appear on the cosmic calendar so recently that our recorded history occupies only the last few seconds of the last minute of December 31st.—Carl Sagan

21. I’m a very, very unreckless person. I mean, I look left, I look right, I look left, I look right, then I repeat the process and then I decide not to cross the road at the last minute.—Jonathan Meades

22. I am so fascinated with this century it will help keep me alive. I’ll be there until the last minute, fighting.—Berenice Abbott

23. I would spend absolutely every last minute with my kids, telling them how much I love them and how much I would do for them.—Kevin Hart

24. The hardest thing to get is true emotion. I always believe you need to earn that with the audience. You can’t just tell them ok, be sad now. Humor, you can add. Even to the last minute you can be adding little bits of humor. But the true earned emotion is something that you really have to craft.—John Lasseter

25. We’re under some gross misconception that we’re a good species, going somewhere important, and that at the last minute we’ll correct our errors and God will smile on us. It’s delusion.—Farley Mowat

26. I am definitely still the same kid that I was picking up the guitar at 15. But, I have definitely learned to be more flexible and roll with the punches. It’s such an unpredictable business to be in and it’s insane how things change so last minute.—Kate Voegele

27. He knew by heart every last minute crack on its surface. He had made maps of the ceiling and gone exploring on them; rivers, islands, and continents. He had made guessing games of it and discovered hidden objects; faces, birds, and fishes. He made mathematical calculations of it and rediscovered his childhood; theorems, angles, and triangles. There was practically nothing else he could do but look at it. He hated the sight of it—Josephine Tey

28. At the last minute, I couldn’t wear the Hitler mustache because Tiger Stripe ate it; and then I didn’t want to take my kitty and risk his coughing up some big Nazi hairball on someone’s front stoop.—Chuck Palahniuk

29. Okay, yeah, he staggered back and fell into the condiments. Big deal. There wasn’t any blood. I didn’t even get him in the face. He saw my fist coming, and at the last minute he ducked, so instead of punching him in the nose, like I intended, I ended up punching him in the neck. I highly doubt it even left a bruise.—Meg Cabot

30. I need some kind of… like… last minute, poorly-set-up deus ex machina!!—Bryan Lee O’Malley

31. I had hoped I would have some definitive news to give you by now, but I’ve heard (unofficially) that they need/will take another 2 week extension to make their decision. I’ve also heard that the police are flooding the Gov’s office with last minute calls/letters requesting that I be denied.—Sundiata Acoli

32. When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were – to the very last minute – a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything—Dwight D. Eisenhower

I hate last-minute shopping it is always unsuccessful.—Cat Deeley

33. I hate last-minute shopping, it’s always unsuccessful.—Cat Deeley

34. I’m a last-minute shopper. I end up at the mall or somewhere on Christmas Eve. It’s a shame—Brad Paisley

35. The war correspondent has his stake – his life – in his own hands, and he can put it on this horse or that horse, or he can put it back in his pocket at the very last minute.—Robert Capa

36. This dress makes me look fat,” I told Jasmine as we stood near the back of the crowd and watched the last minute preperations fall into place. She glanced over at me and my efforts to rearrange the folds of my long, gauzy dress. “Your pregnant,” she stated. “Everything’s supposed to make you look fat.” I Scowled. “I think the correct reponse was ‘No it doesn’t.—Richelle Mead

37. Directors are always changing things at the last minute. Actors will do a scene, and the director will say, ‘Okay, that was perfect, but this time, Bob, instead of saying “What’s for dinner?” you say, “Wait a minute! Benzene is actually a hydrocarbon!” And say it with a Norwegian accent. Also, we think maybe your character should have no arms.—Dave Barry

38. You stayed around your children as long as you could, inhaling the ambient gold shavings of their childhood, and at the last minute you tried to see them off into life and hoped that the little piece of time you’d given them was enough to prevent them from one day feeling lonely and afraid and hopeless. You wouldn’t know the outcome for a long time.—Meg Wolitzer

39. A week after my drugs ran out, I left my bed to perform at the college, deciding at the last minute to skip both the doughnut toss and the march of the headless plush toys. Instead, I just heated up a skillet of plastic soldiers, poured a milkshake over my head and called it a night.—David Sedaris

40. The jury could get the case as early as next week, but the defense says they just want to introduce one last-minute load of crap.—Bill Maher

41. I write everything down. I e-mail the second I think of something, or I write notes in my BlackBerry calendar. I set up reminder alerts on my phone. And I have a notebook by my bedside so I can write down any last-minute ideas.—Giada De Laurentiis

42. Literally minutes before the Senate cast its vote, the administration sought to add the words ‘in the United States and’ after ‘appropriate force’ in the agreed-upon text. This last-minute change would have given the president broad authority to exercise expansive powers not just overseas-where we all understood he wanted authority to act-but right here in the United States, potentially against American citizens. I could see no justification for Congress to accede to this extraordinary request for additional authority. I refused.—Tom Daschle

43. A person who can get a good table at Chez Panisse at the last minute is a very important person indeed. Royalty begins with Alice Waters.—Willard Spiegelman

44. Another last-minute, good-deed job,” Royce grumbled as he stuffed supplies into his saddlebag. “True,” Hadrian said, slinging his sword belt over his shoulder, “but this is at least a paying job.” “You should have told him the real reason we saved him from Trumbul— because we wouldn’t see the hundred tenents otherwise.” “That was your reason. Besides, how often do we get to do royal contracts? If word gets around, we’ll be able to command top salaries.” “If word gets around, we’ll be hanged.—Michael J. Sullivan

45. Sport is not about being wrapped up in cotton wool. Sport as about adapting to the unexpected and being able to modify plans at the last minute. Sport, like all life, is about taking risks.—Roger Bannister

46. Love, the deadliest of all things: It kills you both when you have it and when you don’t. But that isn’t it, exactly. The condemner and the condemned. The executioner; the blade; the last-minute reprieve; the gasping breath and the rolling sky above you and the thank you, thank you, thank you God. Love: It will kill you and save you, both.—Lauren Oliver

I have an underwater camera just in case I crash my car into a river, and at the last minute I see a photo opportunity of a fish that I have never seen.—Mitch Hedberg

47. I have an underwater camera just in case I crash my car into a river, and at the last minute I see a photo opportunity of a fish that I have never seen.—Mitch Hedberg

48. On his deathbed he asked for a priest and became a Catholic. That was his wife’s religion. It was his own business and none of mine. If you had sentenced one hundred and sixty men to death and seen around eighty of them swing, then maybe at the last minute you would feel the need for some stronger medicine than the Methodists could make.—Charles Portis

49. One of the tours we had scheduled – the gaslight tour of Jack the Ripper’s haunts, and on Halloween, no less, was canceled at the last minute. I recommend making sure you know the numbers of your tours and destinations so you can confirm your schedule along the way. Also, though we laugh about it now, the Eiffel Tower was on strike so we couldn’t go up!—Andrea Phillips

50. I never program anything, I decide at the last minute.—Franca Sozzani

I am quite a slow writer. I can only work under pressure; I wait until the last minute.—James Hunter

I guess I would say, it’s okay to put things off until the very last minute as long as you know you’ve got them under control.—Karlie Kloss

Dictators always look good until the last minute.—Tomas Garrigue Masaryk Share on X

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