Busy Quotes

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

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


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


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
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