Busy Quotes

Here’s a collection of 10 quotes to remind you that life and success are not always about being busy, busyness, and busy life.

Socrates, Gandhi, Edison, have their very witty way to explain why you shouldn’t be busy (but rather productive – Tim Ferris says it best).




 

 

10 Witty Busy Life Quotes

 

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

Socrates

Beware the barrenness of a busy life. - Socrates #WorkLifeBalance #Busyness #stress Click To Tweet

 

There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is more to life than simply increasing its speed. - Mahatma Gandhi Click To Tweet

 

A busy life is a wasted life.

Francis Crick

A busy life is a wasted life. - Francis Crick Click To Tweet



 

Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.

– Dolly Parton

Don't get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. - Dolly Parton #busyness #success Click To Tweet

 

The majority prove their worth by keeping busy. A busy life is the nearest thing to a purposeful life.

Eric Hoffer

The majority prove their worth by keeping busy. A busy life is the nearest thing to a purposeful life. - Eric Hoffer #busyness #purpose #success Click To Tweet

 

Being busy does not always mean real work.

Thomas Edison

Being busy does not always mean real work. - Thomas Edison #busyness #success #results Click To Tweet



 

Those who are wise won’t be busy, and those who are too busy can’t be wise.

Lin Yutang

Those who are wise won't be busy, and those who are too busy can't be wise. -Lin Yutang #busyness #wisdom #success Click To Tweet

 

‘Busy’ has become the new ‘Fine’.

Jeff Shinabarger

'Busy' has become the new 'Fine' - @shinabarger #busyness #worklifebalance #success Click To Tweet

 

Focus on being productive instead of being busy.

Tim Ferris

Focus on being productive instead of being busy - @tferriss #busyness #productivity #success Click To Tweet

 

We can keep ourselves so busy, fill our lives with so many diversions, stuff our heads with so much knowledge, involve ourselves with so many people and cover so much ground that we never have time to probe the fearful and wonderful world within… By middle life most of us are accomplished fugitives from ouselves.

John W. Gardner