Busy Quotes

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

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Stephen King

He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.

Rabindranath Tagore

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

Socrates

He who's not busy being born is busy dying

Bob Dylan

We may be very busy, we may be very efficient, but we will also be truly effective only when we begin with the end in mind.

Stephen R. Covey

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

Jane Austen

The busy man is troubled with but one devil; the idle man by a thousand

Spanish Proverb

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans

John Lennon

Focus on being productive instead of busy

Timothy Ferriss

The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.

B.C. Forbes

A busy mother makes slothful daughters.

Portuguese Proverb

The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.

Voltaire

Meditation is a busy search in the storehouse of phantasy for some ideas of matters, to be cast in the moulds of resolution into some forms of words or actions; in which search, when I have used my greatest diligence, I find this is the best conclusion, that to meditate on the best is the best of meditations; and a resolution to make a good end is a good end of my resolutions.

Arthur Warwick

O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.

Abu Bakr

There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired.

Unknown

We’re busy exporting Democracy abroad to Afghanistan and Iraq, which is fine, but what we really need to do is a better job at making our Democracy work right here at home.

Senator John Kerry

Busy idleness urges us on

Horace

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal - and soon they'll forget my number

Edith Armstrong

You never saw a very busy person who was unhappy.

Dorothy Dix

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

Henry C. Link

The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.

William Feather

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.

Lucille Ball

If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has no time.

Elbert Hubbard
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