Busy Quotes: Finding Inspiration in the Midst of Productivity
The Beauty of Busyness: Embracing the Energy of a Productive Life
In a world that often glorifies busyness, it’s important to find meaning and inspiration in the midst of our hectic schedules. These busy quotes remind us that being busy doesn’t have to be overwhelming or draining. Instead, it can be a testament to our dedication, ambition, and the pursuit of our dreams. From finding balance to prioritizing our time, these quotes offer wisdom and insight into navigating the busy rhythms of life with grace and purpose.
The Power of Focus: Channeling Energy into Meaningful Pursuits
Being busy is not just about filling our days with endless tasks. It’s about channeling our energy into meaningful pursuits and making progress towards our goals. These quotes remind us to stay focused, to embrace the challenges that come with a busy life, and to use our time and talents wisely. They inspire us to be intentional with our actions, to set priorities, and to pursue excellence in everything we do.
Embracing Balance: Finding Peace in the Midst of a Busy World
While busyness can bring a sense of fulfillment, it’s essential to find balance and take care of our well-being. These quotes remind us to prioritize self-care, to find moments of rest and rejuvenation, and to create boundaries that allow us to maintain a healthy equilibrium. They remind us that true success is not measured solely by our productivity, but also by our ability to find harmony in all aspects of our lives.
If I had a spreadsheet on my computer, it looked like I was busy.
Although we are busy with our own work, we still try and spend time together. At the same time, we give each other space. I think that is the key to a successful marriage.
I learned not to confuse ‘busy’ with ‘productive,’ but I’m still far too addicted to email to resist its early-morning digital snuggles.
People think that because of my act that I must have a really busy mind and I must be driven. I really am not. I quite like going outside and looking at spiders on a hedge in my garden and stuff.
I’ve been so busy I haven’t had a chance to go crazy. I don’t party like I used to.
The way games are designed is you create a story, and then you create an obstacle course inside that story, and the player has to endure it to see more. So it’s artificial. Game designers are so intensely worried about people getting bored that they pile on busy work for players to do.
When I talk to younger actors, and young people in general, who are holding off having children because they think they cannot fit them into their busy lives, I now know, and am able to say to them, ‘You’ve just got to get on with it; there is never going to be a right time.’
Cory Doctorow should be too busy for lunch. He’s co-editor of, and a prolific contributor to, one of the most influential blogs in the world, Boing Boing. Over the past decade the Canadian-born writer has published 16 books, mostly science fiction novels. He campaigns vigorously on the politics of the digital age.
It’s important for moms to have alone time. However, that’s the first thing that goes on a busy day. Fortunately for me, because of my job, I have to find the time to do it. At least that’s the way my mind sees it.
It’s a crazy busy schedule, but I still have two hours a day for school because it’s a priority.
It really surprises me that people in this day and age still write such busy music and fill up every space with layer upon layer of sound… it’s like musical landfill.
My pro-choice activism keeps me busy.
You know what, the drummer is my manager. He’s busy. And I’m busy. I don’t need the dough, though. But having said that, there’s a limit to how much bad music I wanna play. I did it when I was young, and some of the music was OK, but it wasn’t great.
I would never be able to spend all my life in a busy city like Mumbai.
The food wasn’t very good in the first kitchen I ever worked in. But it was very busy, so I learnt to be fast, absorb pressure, use a knife, and say, ‘Yes, chef.’
Marco Pierre White
I’ve got three brothers and two sisters. Dad was a plumber who worked really hard to support six children, and Mum was busy at home. The four brothers shared a room, a bunk bed on each side. It wasn’t luxurious.
I’ve always just given myself to the band, if you know what I mean, and been busy with that.
I am so busy with my family and my serials I don’t get time to watch other serials.
You don’t want to be single forever. But also, once you have your own life, your partner has to be someone very special because life is so busy. If that person isn’t right for you, don’t settle for second best.
‘EastEnders’ keeps me so busy – that is where I’m at and I can’t see that changing too soon. There’s nothing that has quite got the punch of an ‘EastEnders’ script.
I have busy nights.
The truth is that most of your Facebook friends are too busy counting their own ‘likes’ to pay attention to you for more than a few seconds anyway. Unless you happen to be a kitten who’s in love with a baby goat, in which case you should hire a publicist immediately.
Yeah, I’m obnoxious, yeah, I cut people off, yeah, I’m rude. You know why? Because you’re busy.
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
Like most people, I’ve always felt using words like ‘best’ when applied to art is a fun way for critics to stay busy at the end of the year, and I guess a good way to help get ratings for awards shows, which is fine.
Steven Van Zandt
Henson had never spoken to me about Kermit, but he had spoken to Frank Oz about the idea of me doing the character if he became too busy. I felt flattered.
I have an almost entirely written correspondence with a few friends of mine who are really busy. We exchange quite long and sometimes quite whimsical, sometimes quite meaningful, sometimes silly letters.
My mom devised a plan to get me out of the house and gave me the choice between ballet or skating. She knew both of those sports were time-consuming and would keep me busy with hours of practice.
God’s plan for enlarging His kingdom is so simple – one person telling another about the Savior. Yet we’re busy and full of excuses. Just remember, someone’s eternal destiny is at stake. The joy you’ll have when you meet that person in heaven will far exceed any discomfort you felt in sharing the gospel.
Commercialism in the Western world has got us by the scruff of the neck. It’s a technological takeover, and we can’t even see it happening because we’re too busy enjoying it.
I was a slow starter. I didn’t really make any dazzling impressions. But I don’t really regret that because I learned a lot along the way. I always kept busy – I found my way my way, and I’m happy about it.
Part of the way the work world works is not so much creating a separation between your work and your free time, but creating the illusion of a separation between your work and your free time. Every day is the weekend for me, which means I’m always busy.
I love working. If somebody took away my jobs, I don’t know what I would do. I’m just the kind of person who has to stay busy.
In my experience, being busy and working hard is the key to sanity/happiness.
I got involved in lots of different areas round about 2007, 2008. Just working with lots of different people and stretching myself in different ways. I was working on art projects and working with other writers, just doing bits and pieces, trying to keep busy.
So this is the space during tutoring hours. It’s very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students’ work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.
We are usually very busy towards the end of the year, so I know that whenever we get super busy, it must be a sign that the year is ending.
We’re still working out the details, but I’d be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on this film has been extended by a month, but I need to be in the U.S. by Dec. 20.
Buildings in modern cities have lost their metaphoric aspect. Much contemporary architecture is very fragmented and busy on the outside. It’s like a skin or a skull, but you don’t know what’s inside.
Musically, what happened was this: I retired twice. I retired after The Black Crowes, and I retired after Brand New Immortals. Then, we started buying real estate, which really took up my time. I was busy. I was still teaching yoga, but I was mostly busy running business, and I was fine. I was happy.
I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
Zora Neale Hurston
I think both husband and wife should have busy minds, not see too much of each other, but not too little either: just get it right. If both are healthy in their heads and satisfied with their day’s work, the partnership works.
I didn’t watch cartoons, I was too busy playing football.
I think, for me, since I’ve always had a busy lifestyle, I try to take out a little time for me and exercise and do things that are good for me, because if I’m not good, then I can’t extend that out to my family.
Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he’s too busy to enjoy.