Busy Quotes

A man who is very busy seldom changes his opinions.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Dale Carnegie

The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.

Dag Hammarskjold

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.


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

Steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

The poor and the busy have no leisure for sentimental sorrow.

Samuel Johnson

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

John Lennon

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

Spanish Proverb

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

Jane Austen

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

He who's not busy being born is busy dying

Bob Dylan

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Stephen King
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