Putting a thing off is like walking around with rocks in your pockets. That’s why, when you finally do the thing, it feels like floating.

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the hanging on of an uncompleted task.” Henry James

“No unwelcome tasks become any less unwelcome by putting them off till tomorrow. It is only when they are behind us and done that we begin to find that there is a sweetness to be tasted afterwards. . . .” Alexander Maclaren