Focus on being productive instead of busy
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans
The busy man is troubled with but one devil; the idle man by a thousand
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.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
The poor and the busy have no leisure for sentimental sorrow.
The defense budget is more than a piggy bank for people who want to get busy beating swords into pork barrels
Balance is so important in our lives. In our busy world, we can give ourselves balance between thinking and feeling.
Your problem is you are too busy holding on to your unworthiness.
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.
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.
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.
There is nothing so annoying as having two people talking when you're busy interrupting.
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.
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.
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.
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command.
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
Thus idly busy rolls their world away
Busy idleness urges us on
I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools
Here, dearest Eve," he exclaims, "here is food." "Well," answered she, with the germ of a housewife stirring within her, "we have been so busy
to-day that a picked-up dinner must serve
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime,
and too sleepy to worry at night.