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

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

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.


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

Rabindranath Tagore

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Stephen King

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

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


The busy have no time for tears.

Lord Byron

The busy bee has no time for sorrow.

William Blake

He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.

Victor Hugo

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

Spanish Proverb

If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has no time.

Elbert Hubbard

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.

Lucille Ball

The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.

William Feather

Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing

Lao Tzu

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Updated On : September 25, 2009
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