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Busy Life Quotes

Busy Life Quotes by Eric Hoffer, Amy Sedaris, Russell M. Nelson, Brian May, John Dryden, Jane Green and many others.

The majority prove their worth by keeping busy. A busy life is the nearest thing to a purposeful life.
Eric Hoffer
I always find something to keep me busy.
Amy Sedaris
Our busy lives force us to focus on things we do from day to day. But the development of character comes only as we focus on who we really are.
Russell M. Nelson
I like to go for a walk or swimming or in the garden when I can. It’s a busy kind of life, but I guess I’m lucky.
Brian May
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!
John Dryden
I am very busy, life is very busy, and I was, I think, a somewhat lazy friend. I love them, I know they love me, but I didn’t make much of an effort.
Jane Green
The answer to old age is to keep one’s mind busy and to go on with one’s life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
Leon Edel
When you start so young working, you build a hunger for acting, working, and a busy life.
Bonnie Wright
Real Freedom is to not feel limited when wearing this Zen robe, this troublesome formal robe. Similarly, in our busy life we should wear this civilization without being bothered by it, without ignoring it, without being caught by it.
Shunryu Suzuki
Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.
Kourtney Kardashian
I’m doing a lot of touring and things have been really busy for me.
Dave Lombardo
It’s not the microwave that’s the problem, it’s what people put into them. I know people lead busy lives but they should try to sit their children down at the table once a week and cook them simple food.
Raymond Blanc
Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly, because your hands are so busy clasping what you think you have always known.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Always make the other person feel important.
John Dewey
Get busy living, or get busy dying.
Stephen King
Do not get so concerned with making a living that you forget to make a life.
John Wooden
Meanwhile, Cynthia and I are busy fixing up a real old house that we just bought in Hollywood. With two children now, we just couldn’t live in our small rented home any longer.
Kent McCord
Life is what happens to you while you’re planning on doing something else.
John Lennon
You have to find things that are accessible and doable in your busy life and try to fit some time in your schedule to just have time to yourself and be able to recoup and refocus.
Anousheh Ansari
Within reasonable limits, a professional player should keep busy at music.
Teddy Wilson
Success is hard in general for most women. We now have such busy lives, and we’re told we can do everything – you know, we can have the relationship and the marriage and the kids and the career.
Cat Deeley
When we neglect the artist in ourselves, there is a kind of mourning that goes on under the surface of our busy lives.
Pat Schneider
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
Henry David Thoreau
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
John Lennon
I told her tea bags were just a convenience for people with busy lives and she said no one is so busy they can’t take time to make a decent cup of tea and if you are that busy you don’t deserve a decent cup of tea for what is it all about anyway? Are we put into this world to be busy or to chat over a nice cup of tea?
Frank McCourt
Don’t work. Avoid telling the truth. Be hated. Love someone. You’re going to have a busy life. Thank goodness there’s no life expectancy.
Adrian Tan
The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things.
Thomas S. Monson
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Soren Kierkegaard
We are busy planning the launch of the channel. I am busy planning all kinds of events that go on the channel without me. I have started producing a sound for the channel.
Howard Stern
Try to develop actual work habits, and even though you have a busy life, try to reserve an hour, say – or more – a day to write. Some very good things have been written on an hour a day.
John Updike
Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.
Dolly Parton
I do fish. I think there is a connection between thinking and fishing mostly because you spend a lot of time up to your waist in water without a whole lot to keep your mind busy.
Anthony Doerr
Have unconditional love to your children no matter what happens. Give them time even in the midst of this busy life – be one on one with them.
Jennie Finch
During a very busy life I have often been asked, “How did you manage to do it all?” The answer is very simple. It is because I did everything promptly.
Richard Tangye
If your business keeps you so busy that you have no time for anything else, there must be something wrong either with you or with your business.
William J. H. Boetcker
Comedians don’t laugh. They’re too busy analyzing why it’s funny or not.
James Lipton
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
Alan Watts
In real life, it is the hare who wins. Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game.
Anita Brookner
Fitting a walk into a busy life can be challenging, so I suggest walking rather driving to work or to run errands as often as you can – in other words, think of walking as alternative transportation.
Andrew Weil
He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
Rabindranath Tagore
I feel like I’m too busy writing history to read it.
Kanye West
I’m not busy… a woman with three children under the age of 10 wouldn’t think my schedule looked so busy.
Garrison Keillor
My life is very crazy and busy, but I love it that way.
Hilary Duff
I have always had a very busy life. The difference is that a lot more people are helping advise me what to do, and a lot more people are observing what I do. But in terms of time and working schedule, it is not that different from my normal working week.
Jeremy Corbyn
You can really only enjoy life when youre extremely busy.
Josephine de La Baume
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
Yeah, I’m obnoxious, yeah, I cut people off, yeah, I’m rude. You know why? Because you’re busy.
Bill O’Reilly
For everybody in their busy lives, you need to invest in sharpening your tools, and you need to invest in longevity.
Ryan Holmes
I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only way of insuring one’s immortality.
James Joyce
I’m in an agreeable state: busy, enthusiastic, curious.
Isabelle Adjani
I have a very busy life, and not many people who have a career and four kids go out a lot to the movies.
Meryl Streep
It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.
Eric Hoffer
I can live my legacy or just have led a busy life.
Gary W. Goldstein
I don’t think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That’s all right. I’ve never looked for a job in my life, and I’m not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy.
Mercedes McCambridge
I have a lot of empathy for women who fit their writing into the crevices of their too-busy lives, as I once did.
Christina Baker Kline
If we do not allow for a rhythm of rest in our overly busy lives, illness becomes our Sabbath— our pneumonia, our cancer, our heart attack, our accidents create Sabbath for us.
Wayne Muller
While I live a busy life, the pace ebbs and flows.
Brad Feld
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
I keep busy. That was my nickname in college, ‘Iron to the Fire.’ I like to keep several things going at once.
Creed Bratton
Every dad, if he takes time out of his busy life to reflect upon his fatherhood, can learn ways to become an even better dad.
Jack Baker