What is the meaning of do not put off for tomorrow what you can do for today?
It means finish what your doing instead of waiting until tomorrow to do it
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Sooner started, sooner done.
Don't delay doing something that you can do do right away. This is common sense - if anything goes wrong you have more chance to fix it. A stitch in time saves nine. Jobs tha…t are put off, like fixing the roof or mending a tear, usually end up being so much bigger when you finally get round to doing them. And have often cuased other problems in the meantime.
My Scholastic Treasury of Quotations for Children by Adrienne Betz credits this quotation to Benjamin Franklin .
Thomas Jefferson. The quote is: "Never put off tomorrow what you can do today"
They feel that they will have more time the next day, which is not true. They feel that they can do it when they're ready, but the truth is, they're always ready.
Do not put off tomorrow what you can do today
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Sooner started, sooner done.
never put till tomorrow what you can do today
That was Thomas Jefferson. But the Bible does say in Proverbs 3:28 "Do not say to your neighbor, "Come back later; I'll give it tomorrow"-- when you now have it with you." Tha…t's the closest verse I can think of. . :)
In Founding Fathers
The quote is "Never put off 'til tomorrow what you can do today." In other words, don't procrastinate.
In History of the United States
This is in the wrong category, but still... There are (not "is"!) related proverbs such as: The early bird catches the worm. A stitch in time saves nine. The second "for"… in the question should not be there, because it changes and narrows the sense of the admonition.
it means 'dont be a lazy bum, do it now!'
means you are a procrastinator, do it tomorrow but tomorrow never comes..
'Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today' is a famousquote by Thomas Jefferson used to warn against delaying thingswhose solutions can be found immediately.