Busy Quotes

I wish I could stand on a busy street corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.

Bernard Berenson

The dons are too busy educating the young men to be able to teach them anything.

Samuel Butler

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.

Marcelene Cox

Direction is more important than speed. We are so busy looking at our speedometers that we forget the milestone.

Unknown

There is nothing so annoying as having two people talking when you're busy interrupting.

Daniel Tosh

And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace.

Aristotle

A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. He has until 5 pm to make this molehill into a mountain. An accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished even before lunch.

Fred Allen

He said until they played Kentucky, they had been working so hard that they didn't even think about racism. They were just too busy working to try to win.

Derek Luke

After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.

Kenneth Grahame

The poor and the busy have no leisure for sentimental sorrow.

Samuel Johnson

Steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.

Dag Hammarskjold

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

A man who is very busy seldom changes his opinions.

Friedrich Nietzsche

An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn’t know why they choose him and he’s usually too busy to wonder why.

William Faulkner

Your problem is you are too busy holding on to your unworthiness.

Ram Dass

Balance is so important in our lives. In our busy world, we can give ourselves balance between thinking and feeling.

Yakov Smirnoff

We have been exceedingly busy ever since you went away. In the first place we have had to rejoice two or three times everyday at your having such very delightful weather for the whole of your journey...

Jane Austen

The defense budget is more than a piggy bank for people who want to get busy beating swords into pork barrels

George Bush

A proper autobiography is a death-bed confession. A true man finds so much work to do that he has no time to contemplate his yesterdays; for to-day and to-morrow are here, with their impatient tasks. The world is so busy, too, that it cannot afford to study any man\'s unfinished work; for the end may prove it a failure, and the world needs masterpieces.

Mary Antin

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.

Henry C. Link

Never again clutter your days or nights with so many menial and unimportant things that you have no time to accept a real challenge when it comes along. This applies to play as well as work. A day merely survived is no cause for celebration. You are not here to fritter away your precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine. No more busy work. No more hiding from success. Leave time, leave space, to grow. Now. Now! Not tomorrow!

Og Mandino

There are only two things to worry about, either you are healthy or you are sick. If you are healthy, then there is nothing to worry about. But if you are sick there are only two things to worry about, either you will get well or you will die. If you get well, then there is nothing to worry about. But if you die there are only two things to worry about, either you will go to heaven or to hell. If you go to heaven, then there is nothing to worry about. And if you to go hell, you'll be so darn busy shaking hands with your friends you won't have time to worry!

Anonymous

It's not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted.

Mary O'Connor
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