Busy Quotes

The busy bee has no time for sorrow.

William Blake

No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.

Confucius

Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.

Charles Peters

The world's a rollercoaster, And I am not strapped in. Maybe I should hold with care, But my hands are busy in the air!

Brandon Boyd

Chance and change are busy ever; Man decays, and ages move; But His mercy waneth never; God is wisdom, God is love.

Sir John Bowring

And this activity alone would seem to be loved for its own sake; for nothing arises from it apart from the contemplating, while from practical activities we gain more or less apart from the action. 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

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

I tried to keep us together, you were busy keeping secrets.

Drake

I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

How various his employments whom the world Calls idle; and who justly in return Esteems that busy world an idler too!

William Cowper

As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.

Samuel Johnson

How various his employments whom the world Calls idle; and who justly in return Esteems that busy world an idler too!

William Cowper

Canadians have been so busy explaining to the Americans that we aren't British, and to the British that we aren't Americans that we haven't had time to become Canadians.

Helen Gordon McPherson

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night

Leo Aikman

Worry is a complete circle of inefficient thought whirling about a pivot of fear. To avoid it, consider whether the problem in hand is your business. If it is not, turn to something that is. If it is your business, decide if it is your business now. If so, decide what is best to be done about it. If you know, get busy. If you don't know, find out promptly. Do these things; then rest your case on the determination that, no matter how hard things may turn out to be, you will amek the best of them - and more than that no man can do.

Dr. Austen Fox Riggs

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night.

Unknown

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night

Unknown

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.

Unknown

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Stay busy, get plenty of exercise, and don't drink too much. Then again, don't drink too little.

Smith-Johannsen

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools

Unknown

It is a very busy mission: every day has some major goals that we have to get through, but my experience before has been that at least in the evening, you kind of take a deep breath and look around where you are and have some downtime.

Linda M. Godwin

Thus idly busy rolls their world away

Oliver Goldsmith

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

Henry C. Link
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