The Two Best Friends For A Regretful Life Are Temptation And Excuses The excuses to not begin seem justifiable. The temptation to quit is real. Let’s just put it off until tomorrow. It can wait. I finally figured it out. Eventually, it can’t. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.