Busy Quotes

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.


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

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing

Thomas Alva Edison

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


Busy idleness urges us on


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
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