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600 Inspirational Balance Quotes: Work-Life Balance (2023)

1. “Life is all about maintaining the balance between the world as it is and accepting yourself as you are.” – Nitin Namdeo


2. “Work life balance is not an entitlement or benefit. Your company cannot give it to you. You have to create it for yourself.”


3. “The law (of least effort) asserts that if there are several ways of achieving the same goal, people will eventually gravitate to the least demanding course of action. In the economy of action, effort is a cost, and the acquisition of skill is driven by the balance of benefits and costs. Laziness is built deep into our nature.”


4. Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life. – Ellen Sue Stern


5. “It's okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions.” – Faith Hill


6. No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.


7. “What is a work-life imbalance? It's: I feel safe at home, I don't feel safe at work. That's the imbalance. And no amount of yoga or vacation time is going to fix that.”


8. “Letting go helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress. ” – Melody Beattie


9. “As this example suggests, it is rarely possible—or even particularly fruitful—to look too far ahead. A plan can usually cover no more than 18 months and still be reasonably clear and specific. So the question in most cases should be, Where and how can I achieve results that will make a difference within the next year and a half ? The answer must balance several things. First, the results should be hard to achieve—they should require “stretching,” to use the current buzzword. But also, they should be within reach. To aim at results that cannot be achieved—or that can be only under the most unlikely circumstances—is not being ambitious; it is being foolish. Second, the results should be meaningful. They should make a difference. Finally, results should be visible and, if at all possible, measurable. From this will come a course of action: what to do, where and how to start, and what goals and deadlines to set. RESPONSIBILITY”


10. “Living life in style also means living a life of balance.” Jim Rohn


11. “Life is life a bicycle. To keep you balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein


12. “Work-life balance, work-life effectiveness, personal and professional satisfaction—or whatever you choose to call it—is not an entitlement or benefit. Your company cannot give it to you. You have to create it for yourself.”


13. “One point of view or a single, uncontested power is rarely a good thing. Like the visionary and the operator inside a company, Democrats and Republicans in Congress, the Soviets and Uncle Sam in geopolitics, even mom and dad at home, the value of two opposing forces, the tension of push and pull actually keeps things more stable. It’s all about balance.”


14. 4. “Good emotional sobriety reflects a well-balanced limbic system. The limbic system is the mind/body system that governs our mood, emotional tone, appetite, and sleep cycles, to name just a few of its wide-ranging functions.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


15. “Fun is essential to mastering the serious side of life. It provides the balance that keeps us sane” – Peter Nicholls


16. So I’ve broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.”- Kenneth H. Cooper


17. “The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one's desire for escape and abstinence from one's addiction,” Debra L. Kaplan, therapist


18. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty. character. integrity. faith. love. and loyalty.”


19. “Starting with WHY not only helps you know which is the right advice for you to follow, but also to know which decisions will put you out of balance.”


20. “Cooking should be a carefully balanced reflection of all the good things of the earth.”~Jean & Pierre Troisgros


21. “Para parafrasear a Epicuro, quienes tienen ideas narcisistas viven en una “ciudad sin muros”. Nuestro frágil sentido del yo está bajo constante amenaza. Las ilusiones, los logros, eso no sirve de defensa. No cuando tenemos esa sensible antena especial entrenada para recibir (y crear) las señales que desafían nuestro precario balance.


22. “Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.”


23. “When there are enough assets to generate more than enough income to cover expenses, the balance is reinvested into assets”


24. “When there are enough assets to generate more than enough income to cover expenses, the balance is reinvested into assets.”


25. “Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.” -Rumi, poet


26. “Remaining completely in balance and authentic is the most difficult part. The few that are able to build a megaphone, and not just a company, around their cause are the ones who earn the ability to inspire.”


27. “When we stop caring about what people think, we lose our capacity for connection. When we become defined by what people think, we lose our willingness to be vulnerable. If we dismiss all the criticism, we lose out on important feedback, but if we subject ourselves to the hatefulness, our spirits gets crushed. It's a tightrope, shame resilience is the balance bar, and the safety net below is the one or two people in our lives who can help us reality-check the criticism and cynicism.”


28. “La parte superior del diagrama es un “estado financiero”, al que a menudo también se le denomina “estado de pérdidas y ganancias”. En él se miden el ingreso y el gasto: el dinero que entra y el que sale. La parte inferior del diagrama corresponde a un “balance general”.”


29. “The finite-minded leaders falsely believed that a strong balance sheet equaled a strong company. It doesn’t. At least not in the context of the Infinite Game.”


30. “I don’t need sleep, I need answers. I need to determine where, in this swamp of unbalanced formulas, squatteth the toad of truth.” — Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory


31. It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions. — Faith Hill


32. “It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” –Philip Green


33. A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.


34. I went very close to the edge, but it’s nice to have been strong enough to get through it. I’m lucky I had family, a good husband, and my mom. People like that help balance you. When you’re feeling down and bad, it’s the people that love you who kind of sort your head out for you. – Dolores O’Riordan


35. “One must balance being a good provider and a father who is there for his children.” –Anonymous


36. “Reciprocity helps us balance the need for self-determination and creative individuality with mutual hope, and therefore what might be described as “solidarity”.” ~ David Blunkett


37. “Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it. Guidance means your source of direction in life. Encompassed by your map, your internal frame of reference that interprets for you what is happening out there, are standards or principles or implicit criteria that govern moment by moment decision making and doing. Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. It embraces judgment, discernment, comprehension. It is a gestalt or oneness, an integrated wholeness. Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones.”


38. “There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life.” – Alain de Botton


39. “My goal was livelihood. We don’t use that word often enough. If I could give one piece of advice to anyone it’s don’t obsess with this notion that you have to turn everything you do into a business, because that ends up being a small version of a large company. But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.” – Anita Roddick


40. “Fight weak emotions with the power of logic; fight the weakness of logic with the power of emotion. And in the balance of those two, you will find the strength and the tenacity and the guts to say to yourself: I. DON’T. STOP.”


41. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.


42. "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein


43. ‘I think social distinctions are very important because they make a balance.’


44. “Perhaps for some men a period of violence and destruction at one time attracts them to look for something creative as a balance in another part of life.”


45. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. - Anonymous


46. “Look for intelligence and judgement and most critically, a capacity to anticipate, to see around corners. Also look for loyalty, integrity, a high energy drive, a balanced ego and the drive to get things done.” – Colin Powell


47. “A general “law of least effort” applies to cognitive as well as physical exertion. The law asserts that if there are several ways of achieving the same goal, people will eventually gravitate to the least demanding course of action. In the economy of action, effort is a cost, and the acquisition of skill is driven by the balance of benefits and costs. Laziness is built deep into our nature.”


48. “Children more than ever, need opportunities to be in their bodies in the world – jumping rope, bicycling, stream hopping and fort building. It’s this engagement between limbs of the body and bones of the earth where true balance and centeredness emerge.” ~ David Sobel


49. “The biggest source of getting the country to a balanced budget is not by raising taxes or by cutting spending. It’s by encouraging the growth of the economy.” Mitt Romney


50. “Sales success comes from the right balance of quality human interaction as well as appropriate use of supplemental tools.”– Deb Calvert


51. “Empathy for other people’s feelings requires a counter-balancing quality of toughness to not be controlled by their pain.” Al Siebert


52. “Remember depending on another is not the same as a dependency, but sometimes the two are easily confused and without proper balance, it is easy to build a dependency or either become overly independent. But being overly independent also puts a strain on a relationship. This type of independence can stem from the fear of losing yourself within the relationship. This fear brings about erratic behavior and subconscious sabotage in order to advert losing yourself.” ― Victoria L. White


53. “A good reputation for yourself and your company is an invaluable asset not reflected in the balance sheets”


54. “The first way to balance stress in my life is to get an internal balance of who I am. And I know who I am by knowing whose I am. I am a child of God. I was put on earth not by accident, but for a purpose. I am deeply loved by God. I am accepted by him. He has a plan for my life, and because he put me here, I am significant.”


55. “The key to staying unintimidated is to convince yourself that the person you're facing is a mere mortal, no different from you-- which is in fact the truth. See the person, not the myth. Imagine him or her as a child, as someone riddled with insecurities. Cutting the other person down to size will help your keep your mental balance.”


56. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance. you must keep moving.”


57. “Walking is the great adventure, the first meditation, a practice of heartiness and soul primary to humankind. Walking is the exact balance between spirit and humility.” – Gary Snyder


58. ​“Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life.”– Ellen Sue Stern


59. 73 You’ve always been both the devil and the angel on my shoulders. It is just what I need…a balanced life! Happy birthday!


60. “My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. “


61. “It’s hard to practice compassion when we’re struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off-balance.” — Brené Brown


62. My bank balance is a constant reminder that I’m safe from identity theft.


63. Finding balance as a mother means accepting your imperfections. –Mary Organizes


64. “Shopping is a bit of a relaxing hobby for me, which is sometimes troubling for the bank balance.”‒ Rebecca Hall


65. “There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life. ”― Alain de Botton


66. “This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person. Contrary to popular opinion, listening is not a passive activity. It is the most active thing you can do. Once.”


67. “The things we fear most in organizations–fluctuations, distubances, imbalances–are the primary sources of creativity.” —Margaret Wheatley


68. “Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” - Fran Lebowitz


69. “Finding balance in motherhood means letting go of expectations and accepting imperfections.”-unknown


70. “The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” – Steven Spielberg, Film Director, Producer, and Screenwriter


71. “So as a leader it is critical to balance the strict discipline of standard procedures with the freedom to adapt, adjust, and manoeuvre to do what is best to support the overarching commander's intent and achieve victory. For leaders, in combat, business, and life, be disciplined, but not rigid.”


72. “To maintain the P/PC Balance, the balance between the golden egg (production) and the health and welfare of the goose (production capability) is often a difficult judgment call. But I suggest it is the very essence of effectiveness. It balances short term with long term. It balances going for the grade and paying the price to get an education. It balances the desire to have a room clean and the building of a relationship in which the child is internally committed to do it—cheerfully, willingly, without external supervision. It’s a principle you can see validated in your own life when you burn the candle at both ends to get more golden eggs and wind up sick or exhausted, unable to produce any at all; or when you get a good night’s sleep and wake up ready to produce throughout the day. You can see it when you press to get your own way with someone and somehow feel an emptiness in the relationship; or when you really take time to invest in a relationship and you find the desire and ability to work together, to communicate, takes a quantum leap. The P/PC Balance is the very essence of effectiveness. It’s validated in every arena of life. We can work with it or against it, but it’s there.”


73. “Right now there is a prime opportunity for all of us to change the rules of the game through e-commerce and shift the balance in favor of entrepreneurs like you. The Internet levels the playing field and gives everyone - be they big or small - a chance.”


74. Some days I eat salads and go to the gym. Some days I eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called balance.


75. “The customer is always 'RIGHT' is not necessarily true. The customer is just another human being who tries to bully, influence & manipulate to fit the title of Mr. Right. Conflict resolution represents an art of maintaining a balancing act without allowing the customer realize their Mr. Right mask has been removed.”


76. “If we continue to exclusively address adult concerns, the void which is one of the main causes of today’s social imbalances will be perpetuated. ”


77. “Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.”


78. “If to strive to get the means of life and happiness is called “work”, we see that each does not only work for himself, but to maintain balance and order. ”


79. “Look for intelligence and judgment and, most critically, a capacity to anticipate, to see around corners. Also look for loyalty, integrity, a high energy drive, a balanced ego, and the drive to get things done.” – Colin Powell, Colin Powell quotes on loyalty


80. “To Kim, raising children has many lessons for running a company. Both require a balancing of short-term needs and long-term goals. “First and foremost, your commitment to them is for life,” Kim says. “Ultimately, you want them to become better people.” Kim thinks of his employees exactly the same way. He knows most people would never get rid of their children during hard times, so “how can we lay off our people under the same conditions?” he asks. “Despite how much we may fight with our siblings, we can’t get rid of family. We have to make it work.”


81. “The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” – Steven Spielberg


82. “This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person. Contrary to popular opinion, listening is not a passive activity. It is the most active thing you can do. Once”


83. Half marathon training is fun, but it’s also hard work. It’s all about balancing the two to get faster and cross that finish line!


84. “I prioritize in life. I like to work, I do TV shows, I do a lot of Iron Man training. I enjoy kicking back on a good night and drinking wine until I go to bed, and having fun with my friends. You just have to make time for it and keep it balanced.” — Joe Bastianich


85. “We don't invest in financial literacy in a meaningful way. We should be teaching elementary school children how to balance a checkbook, how to do basic accounting, why it's important to pay your bills on time. First, education. Begin the learning process as early as possible, in elementary school. Second, encourage and support entrepreneurism. Third, policy. I know it's a priority of the US Treasury to augment financial inclusion and increase financial literacy. We need more government agencies to emphasize that by providing generous support of efforts to increase financial literacy.”


86. “Starbucks trying to build a different kind of company around the balance of profitably and benevolence. A social conscience. And that isn’t a program it has to be a way of life.” ~ Howard Schultz


87. “I believe that uncertainty is really my spirit’s way of whispering, “I’m in flux. I can’t decide for you. Something is off-balance here.”


88. “Measure your self-worth not with the balance of your bank account but with the frequency of your generosity.” – Haemin Sunim


89. “Your soulmate never makes you chase them; they might challenge your idleness and lack of initiative, but they never play games with you. You never really count who contributes more in a soulmate relationship. The giving process happens naturally and intuitively, balanced on both sides.This creates abundance and there is never any scarcity in the relationship.


90. “A business environment with an unbalanced focus on short-term results and money before people affects society at large.”


91. Believe in your dreams and always focus on those things that matter most. Strike a balance between what is serious and what is irrelevant. Youre lifted. Have a sweet Tuesday.


92. The weekend is a time for relaxing, rejuvenating, and reflecting on what you really want out of your life. It may also be a time to think about how to balance your job, the larger arc of your career, and your personal life in order to maximize happiness. Use these extra moments of free time to mentally prep for success!


93. “Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.” – Osho


94. “Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.” – Richard Branson


95. “In order to maintain a well­-balanced perspective, the person who has a dog to worship him should also have a cat to ignore him.” —Peterborough Examiner, Canada


96. “The things we fear most in organizations–fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances–are the primary sources of creativity.”


97. “An important part of emotional sobriety is the ability to think about what we are feeling, to translate emotions into words so that we can make sense of them, so that we can bring anxieties and fears into a more balanced place through reasoning them through.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


98. “Regardless of WHAT we do in our lives, our WHY—our driving purpose, cause or belief—never changes. If our Golden Circle is in balance, WHAT we do is simply the tangible way we find to breathe life into that cause.”


99. “Strike the right balance between respecting your rivals and focusing on how to beat them, and you’ll have a winning formula”


100. “Self-care means considering yourself a worthwhile person and presenting yourself as valuable, capable, and deserving. In other words, self-care seeks to redress an imbalance that develops when you don’t take proper care of yourself, whether by inattention or by choice.”― Arin Murphy-Hiscock


101. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Einstein


102. “When I think about work life balance, I don’t imagine it as a perfect day where I got to spend the exact right amount of time having an impact at work and snuggling with my kids at home. I never achieve that. But over the course of a month, or a quarter, or a year, I try to make time for the people and experiences I value.”


103. “It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions.” – Faith Hill


104. “The things we fear the most in organizations- fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances – are the primary sources of creativity.”


105. “Children more than ever, need opportunities to be in their bodies in the world – jumping rope, bicycling, stream hopping, and fort building. It’s this engagement between limbs of the body and bones of the earth where true balance and centeredness emerge.” ~ David Sobel


106. “Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life.”


107. “Compounding works best when you can give a plan years or decades to grow. This is true for not only savings but careers and relationships. Endurance is key. And when you consider our tendency to change who we are over time, balance at every point in your life becomes a strategy to avoid future regret and encourage endurance.” – Morgan Housel, Psychology Of Money


108. “I say that in jest a little bit, but Donald Trump is a blue collar guy with a balance sheet. That’s the way he likes to have fun.” – Donald Trump, Jr.


109. “Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance,”


110. “Being an impatient person, I wanted to do what my grandmother said: “Do as much as you can as fast as you can; be as productive as possible. ” But you must be patient. So I have struggled to balance patience with being an impatient person, and trying to find a happy medium. ”


111. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life. ”


112. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”


113. “In part. She sat down and pulled her necklace out of her shirt. I read about it in my mother’s journal. The Witches believe we are all parts of a whole. Like the phases of the moon. Together, we complete the circle and bring balance.” — Amber Argyle, Witch Song


114. Travelling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it. – Cesare Pavese


115. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”― Albert Einstein


116. “The challenge of work-life balance is without question one of the most significant struggles faced by modern man.”


117. “Love is the undisturbed balance that binds this universe together. ”


118. “The two most important things in any company do not appear in its balance sheet: its reputation and its people.” – Henry Ford


119. “Be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.” -Dr. Seuss, author


120. It is not the demands of the job that cause the most stress, but the degree of control workers feel they have throughout their day. The studies also found that the effort required by a job is not in itself stressful, but rather the imbalance between the effort we give and the reward we feel. Put simply: less control, more stress.


121. Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life. —Ellen Sue Stern


122. “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.” — Carl Jung


123. “Trauma affects the internal world of each person, their relationships, and their ability to communicate and be together in a balanced, relaxed, and trusting manner. It affects their emotional sobriety or ability to self-regulate.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


124. “Holiness is the balance between my nature and the law of God as expressed in Jesus Christ. ”


125. Life is like riding a bicycle: to keep your balance, you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein


126. “I pride myself on finding balance. I love making music and I love raising my boys. I find time to make both a priority.” ‒ Sheryl Crow


127. “Life is your seesaw. You may not stay balanced long, but you can aim for a high after every low.” ~ Sanita Belgrave


128. “He’s her rock, She’s his inspiration, He’s her balance, She’s his support, He’s her wind, She’s his calm, He’s her anchor, She’s his wing, They are sister and brother.”


129. “In the end, it’s all a question of balance. ”


130. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. ” —Zig Ziglar, personal development trainer and speaker. Read these other success quotes to aspire to greatness


131. “So be sure when you sleep, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.”


132. Life is like a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.


133. “When the point person in an organization strives for balance, he potentially robs other leaders of an opportunity to perform at the top of their game.”


134. The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. – Carl Jung


135. “Maturity is the balance between courage and consideration.” (228


136. “If you allow people to make more withdrawals than deposits in your life, you will be out of balance and in the negative. Know when to close the account.” – Christie Williams


137. “The key is to have a balanced life. Set aside a fraction of your time to carry out your dreams and ambitions.” ~ Michael Lee


138. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar


139. “Emotional sobriety is tied up in our ability to self-regulate and to bring ourselves into and maintain our balance.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


140. “Shopping is a bit of a relaxing hobby for me, which is sometimes troubling for the bank balance.”


141. “Optimism is usually defined as a belief that things will go well. But that’s incomplete. Sensible optimism is a belief that the odds are in your favor, and over time things will balance out to a good outcome even if what happens in between is filled with misery.”


142. “Life is your seesaw. You may not stay balanced long, but you can aim for a high after every low.” — Sanita Belgrave


143. You have no idea what hangs in the balance of your decision on what to do with the burden God put in your heart. - Author: Andy Stanley


144. “A balance of giving and receiving is essential to keeping your energy, mood and motivation at a consistently high level. ”


145. “Most people see effectiveness from the golden egg paradigm: the more you produce, the more you do, the more effective you are. But as the story shows, true effectiveness is a function of two things: what is produced (the golden eggs) and the producing asset or capacity to produce (the goose). If you adopt a pattern of life that focuses on golden eggs and neglects the goose, you will soon be without the asset that produces golden eggs. On the other hand, if you only take care of the goose with no aim toward the golden eggs, you soon won’t have the wherewithal to feed yourself or the goose. Effectiveness lies in the balance—what I call the P/PC Balance. P stands for production of desired results, the golden eggs. PC stands for production capability, the ability or asset that produces the golden eggs.”


146. “I think moms, single or not, put a lot of pressure on ourselves trying to balance it all. It’s NEVER going to be perfectly balanced — the sooner you know this, the sooner you can relieve some of the pressure you put on yourself.” – Denise Richards


147. The perfect balance of sportiness and style.


148. “Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.” — Gregory Peck


149. “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.” – Dr. Seuss


150. “I use a lot of balance training and functional training. Basically, it’s where you add an element of instability to a regular exercise. So whether it’s on the physioball or the Bosu ball or just balancing on one leg, I try to incorporate an instable plane and/or movement to the exercise, so the body’s doing two or more movements.” — Steve Nash


151. Life is about contrasts and changes, that is why every day is different from the others. We can’t have Sunday every day, because it is not sustainable. We need days for work as much as we need days for entertainment. In this balance lies the secret to a happy and meaningful life.”- Unknown


152. “In the mind of a Giver, the definition of success itself takes on a distinctive meaning: Whereas Takers view success as attaining results that are superior to others, and Matchers see success in terms of balancing individual accomplishments with fairness to others, Givers are inclined to follow (Peter Audet)’s lead, characterizing success as individual achievements that have a positive impact on others.”


153. “While increased discipline most often results in more freedom, there are some teams that become so restricted by imposed discipline that they inhibit their leaders’ and teams’ ability to make decisions and think freely. If frontline leaders and troops executing the mission lack the ability to adapt, this becomes detrimental to the team’s performance. So the balance between discipline and freedom must be found and carefully maintained. In that, lies the dichotomy: discipline—strict order, regimen, and control—might appear to be the opposite of total freedom—the power to act, speak, or think without any restrictions. But, in fact, discipline is the pathway to freedom.”


154. “The challenge of work life balance is without question one of the most significant struggles faced by modern man.”


155. “The intention of voluntary simplicity is not to dogmatically live with less. It’s a more demanding intention of living with balance. This is a middle way that moves between the extremes of poverty and indulgence.” -Duane Elgin, 1940s.


156. “It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” – Philip Green


157. “Most people play not to lose, when they need to be playing to win. And that’s why so many people struggle financially. They might have a safe, sensible and balanced portfolio, but it’s not a winning portfolio.”


158. 44. “Pregnancy is all about balance. That’s why I’ve got a chicken nugget in each hand. Eating for 2! That’s right we’re expecting a baby!”


159. “Trust is maintained when values and beliefs are actively managed. If companies do not actively work to keep clarity, discipline and consistency in balance, then trust starts to break down.”


160. “There’s a fine balance between obsessing about your craft and being there for your family. It’s akin to walking a tightrope. Your legs are shaky and you’re trying to find your center. Whenever you lean too far in one direction, you correct your course and end up overleaning in the other direction. So, you correct by leaning the other way again. That’s the dance. You can’t achieve greatness by walking a straight line.”


161. “Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein, genius


162. “Let’s not mince words: Everest doesn’t attract a whole lot of well-balanced folks. The self-selection process tends to weed out the cautious and the sensible in favor of those who are single-minded and incredibly driven. Which is a big reason the mountain is so dangerous.”- Jon Krakauer


163. “We should not see ourselves as the contestant but as the prize… The energy in which we go into a relationship is usually what we get out of it. So if we go in quite hastily or not being ourselves or balanced, we will have to deal with that at some point in the relationship as it sets the tone for the whole relationship.” –Kelly Rutherford


164. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. —Carl Jung


165. “Reciprocity, a symbiotic relationship, is a relationship in which two people have worked out certain terms. I am using you in certain ways; you are using me in certain ways. That is a balanced relationship.” ~ Frederick Lenz , Reciprocal quotes relationships


166. “The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” — Steven Spielberg


167. “Jesus did not come to strike a balance between grace and truth. He brought the full measure of both... It's easy to create an all-truth church model. It may be even easier to create an all-grace model, but Jesus didn't leave either option on the table.”


168. “Success and abundance isn’t just for some people. It’s not just for those people over there, from that family, from that geographical orientation, from that culture, from that bank account balance. Abundance is all of our birth right.”


169. “Look for intelligence and judgment and, most critically, a capacity to anticipate, to see around corners. Also look for loyalty, integrity, a high energy drive, a balanced ego and the drive to get things done. ”


170. “Dishonesty is all about the small acts we can take and then think, ‘No, this not real cheating.’ So if you think that the main mechanism is rationalization, then what you come up with, and that’s what we find, is that we’re basically trying to balance feeling good about ourselves.” Dan Ariely


171. “When the child has mastered equilibrium he needs to practice it through exercise, so that his sense of balance may be perfected. It is only logical that a child must walk if he is to do this. ”


172. "Wednesday is the angel of the week because she balances the days evenly for us. Sun, Mon, Tues -Wednesday – Thu, Fri, Sat.” ― Anthony T. Hincks


173. “A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.”


174. “When we’re more interested in telling people what to do than in listening to what they are presently doing, we are off balance.”


175. “balance in leadership is crucial to victory. It must be monitored at all times and it must be modulated to specific situations as they arise. If a team member fails to perform adequately, for example, a leader must get down in the weeds and micromanage that member until he or she executes correctly. But once the team member gets back on track and resumes effective performance, the leader must maintain the ability to back off and give that team member room to take greater ownership and manage tasks on his or her own.”


176. “It's hard to practice compassion when we're struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off-balance.”


177. "Mental health and mental balance is critical to leading a healthy life.” — Mariel Hemingway


178. “I think moms, single or not, put a lot of pressure on ourselves trying to balance it all. It’s never going to be perfectly balanced. The sooner you know this, the sooner you can relieve some of the pressure you put on yourself.” – Denise Richards


179. “If there’s a conflict, always attempt to strike a balance between opposing sides.”


180. “I don’t get burnout or need work/life balance because I am living the out the life I dreamed. I am never tired, bored, or lost. This comes from being very specific about what you want and writing it down every day. I can work extremely long hours day after day and all I want to do is work more, because it is after all, exactly what I want.”


181. “It is not the demands of the job that cause the most stress, but the degree of control workers feel they have throughout their day. The studies also found that the effort required by a job is not in itself stressful, but rather the imbalance between the effort we give and the reward we feel. Put simply: less control, more stress.”


182. “Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness… it gets your senses to be spot-on, and it’s also a great way to take my mind off things.” — Shaun White


183. “Take some time to rest and recover. You don’t always have to be so busy, pushing yourself so hard. Step back and take care of yourself. Those moments of self-care will add value, energy, purpose, and creativity to everything you do. Find a healthy balance and enjoy your life.”


184. 17. “Trauma affects the internal world of each person, their relationships, and their ability to communicate and be together in a balanced, relaxed, and trusting manner. It affects their emotional sobriety or ability to self-regulate.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


185. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. ”– Albert Einstein


186. “I have so much admiration for women who are mothers, who balance family and work.”


187. “It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions.”


188. 28. “Emotional sobriety describes a midrange of thinking, feeling, and behavior. Though at first blush the idea may seem as if we no longer experience highs and lows, this would be a limited idea of the scope of it. Emotional balance and maturity actually allow us tremendous freedom of inner movement because we’re no longer living in reactive mode.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


189. Your zest for life, childlike curiosity and passion for learning can put many 20-year-olds to shame. Your matured decision-making, balanced state of mind and power of discretion can put most 50-year-olds to shame. Happy birthday to the most awesome 35-year-old to ever walk on this planet.


190. “We observe companies that increase their focus from products to consumers and then towards the problems of humanity. Marketing 3.0 is the stage in which companies evolve from focusing on the consumers to focusing on humanity and where the earnings are balanced with corporate responsibility”.


191. “Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind, she defines each of these elements: Self-kindness: Being warm and understanding toward ourselves when we suffer, fail, or feel inadequate, rather than ignoring our pain or flagellating ourselves with self-criticism. Common humanity: Common humanity recognizes that suffering and feelings of personal inadequacy are part of the shared human experience—something we all go through rather than something that happens to “me” alone. Mindfulness: Taking a balanced approach to negative emotions so that feelings are neither suppressed nor exaggerated. We cannot ignore our pain and feel compassion for it at the same time. Mindfulness requires that we not “overidentify” with thoughts and feelings, so that we are caught up and swept away by negativity.”


192. “Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.” Gregory Peck


193. “So the balance between discipline and freedom must be found and carefully maintained. In that, lies the dichotomy: discipline—strict order, regimen, and control—might appear to be the opposite of total freedom—the power to act, speak, or think without any restrictions. But, in fact, discipline is the pathway to freedom.”


194. “I appreciate why I come to the mountains: not to conquer them, but to immerse myself in their incomprehensible immensity – so much bigger than us; to better comprehend humanity and patience balanced in harmony with desire to push hard; to share what the hills offer; and to share it in the long term with good friends and ultimately my own sons. (Alex Lowe while on Shishapangma expedition right before he passed away in an avalanche).” — Jennifer Lowe-Anker


195. “Road trips require a couple of things: a well-balanced diet of caffeine, salt and sugar and an excellent selection of tunes – oh, and directions.” – Jenn McKinlay.


196. It is not how deep your bank balance is, it shows strong your heart balance is.


197. “When you are balanced, and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out.” — Christy Turlington


198. “The studies also found that the effort required by a job is not in itself stressful, but rather the imbalance between the effort we give and the reward we feel.”


199. “Maturity is the balance between courage and consideration”


200. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything"


201. Let’s not mince words: Everest doesn’t attract a whole lot of well-balanced folks. The self-selection process tends to weed out the cautious and the sensible in favor of those who are single-minded and incredibly driven. Which is a big reason the mountain is so dangerous. – Jon Krakauer


202. “The need to produce today is today’s reality and represents the demands of capital, but the real mantra of success is sustainability and growth. You may be able to meet your quarterly numbers, but the real question is, are you making the necessary investment that will sustain and increase that success one, five, and ten years from now? Our culture and Wall Street scream for results today. But the principle of balancing the need to meet today’s demands with the need to invest in the capabilities that will produce tomorrow’s success is unavoidable.”


203. Car life balance


204. “Life is balance of holding on and letting go.”


205. “YouGov BrandIndex reveals an interesting fact. McDonald's, for example, has 33 percent lovers and 29 percent haters, a near balanced polarization. Starbucks has a similar”


206. “Too much light can make you blind. You need darkness for balance.”


207. “The art of teaching lies in knowing the balance between structure and flow, telling and asking, speaking and silence.” ~ Vince Gowmon


208. 9. “Emotional sobriety encompasses our ability to live with balance and maturity. It means that we have learned how to keep our emotions, thoughts, and actions within a balanced range.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


209. “Trustworthy content has a balanced point of view. It asks and answers the right questions. It doesn’t love itself. It tries to inform and educate.” – Steve Farnsworth (@steveology)


210. As a leader in this new paradigm, it’s important to provide employees with flexibility in how and when their work gets done, and trust and empower them to find the right life balance in these trying times.” ~ James Parker, CEO, Masergy


211. “centerpiece of this book, is called Tactical Empathy. This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person. Contrary to popular opinion, listening is not a passive activity. It is the most active thing you can do.”


212. One who is seeking a live balance, a live silence, would like to move to both the market and the Himalayas. He would like to go to the market to enjoy noise, and he would also like to go to the Himalayas to enjoy silence. And - Author: Osho


213. “The ability to self-regulate, to bring ourselves into balance, is key to emotional sobriety.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


214. “When I’m in the mountains I am safe, I am grounded, I am centered, I am balanced, I am right where I need to be. I am deeply connected to Mother Nature. I am grateful that I have the things I need. I am worthy of all things wonderful.” – Diane Spicer


215. “What is the source of my success? I think it’s a combination of consistency and balance.” – Mark Allen


216. I know you’re supposed to have 3 balanced meals a day, but how many can I have at night?


217. Achieving balance in life and taking time for self-care


218. 6. “Emotional Sobriety is for people who are trying to live a balanced life or attempting to understand what relationship trauma is all about.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


219. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar


220. “Tactical Empathy. This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person.”


221. Lettuce help you find your balance today. . .


222. 11. “Emotional sobriety is tied up in our ability to self-regulate and to bring ourselves into and maintain our balance.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


223. “There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life. ”


224. “There are certain reactions that you aren’t allowed to show in Berlin. for example that you feel offended. If you do. the best-case scenario is a sympathetic article along the lines of: Nice guy. but he’s not up to it. The alternative is to don a suit of armor and become cynical. But that’s not healthy either: Cynicism is the worst characteristic a politician can have. That’s why you have to have an internal balance in Berlin. so you can stay true to yourself. And I have that.” ~ Martin Schulz


225. “Optimism is usually defined as a belief that things will go well. But that’s incomplete. Sensible optimism is a belief that the odds are in your favor, and over time things will balance out to a good outcome even if what happens in between is filled with misery. And in fact you know it will be filled with misery. You can be optimistic that the long-term growth trajectory is up and to the right, but equally sure that the road between now and then is filled with landmines, and always will be. Those two things are not mutually exclusive.”


226. “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.”


227. Yes, it’s completely okay to be sad and there’s nothing wrong in it. Sadness is a feeling like happiness and both balance each other. Though it doesn’t feel good to be sad, sadness is a part of our life. However, if you feel sad too often and the feeling ends too long, then you should consider consulting a mental health specialist.


228. “The lowest level of communication coming out of low-trust situations would be characterized by defensiveness, protectiveness, and often legalistic language, which covers all the bases and spells out qualifiers and the escape clauses in the event things go sour. Such communication produces only Win/Lose or Lose/Lose. It isn’t effective—there’s no P/PC balance—and it creates further reasons to defend and protect.”


229. “Do not fight them. Instead think of them the way you think of children, or pets, not important enough to affect your mental balance”


230. “For great leaders, The Golden Circle is in balance. They are in pursuit of WHY, they hold themselves accountable to HOW they do it and WHAT they do serves as the tangible proof of what they believe.” - Simon SinekInfographic published by Neil Beyersdorf linkedin.com/in/neilbeyersdorf


231. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” — Zig Ziglar


232. “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.” ~ Dr. Seuss


233. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. ” – Zig Ziglar


234. “The authorities liked to say that we received a balanced diet; it was indeed balanced — between the unpalatable and the inedible. ” — Nelson Mandela


235. “I absolutely love the balance between New York and Miami because I go to New York and I get so inspired, and it’s really busy, and it’s like the real city, and then I come to Miami, and I’m just in a happy place.” – Nina Agdal


236. “If you allow people to make more withdrawals than deposits in your life, you will be out of balance and in the negative. Know when to close the account.” ― Anonymous


237. “Jesus did not come to strike a balance between grace and truth. He brought the full measure of both.”


238. He has learned that silence means the absolute balance of the body, spirit and soul. The man who preserves his unity will never be dominated by the storms of existence; he has the strength to overcome the difficulties and move forwards. - Author: Paulo Coelho


239. “There is a time to stand firm and enforce rules and there is a time to give ground and allow the rules to bend. Finding that balance is critical for leaders to get maximum effectiveness from their team.”


240. “Life balance is a myth. It’s an illusion and the very pursuit of it is driving us crazy. For me it’s about proportion – it’s really a work hard/play hard equation.” — Danielle LaPorte


241. Step with care and great tact, and remember that life’s a great balancing act. —Dr. Seuss


242. Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.


243. “Better learn balance. Balance is key.”


244. 8. “The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one’s desire for escape and abstinence from one’s addiction.” ― Debra L. Kaplan


245. 2. “The essence of emotional sobriety is good self-regulation. It means that we have mastered those mind/body skills that allow us to balance our moods, nervous systems, appetites, sexual drive, and sleep, and that we’ve developed the ability to experience our inner worlds without running from them so that we can come to understand what makes us tick.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


246. “It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions.” -Faith Hill


247. “When all of earth turns against you, all of heaven turns toward you. To keep your balance in a crooked world, look at the mountains. Think of Home.” Max Lucado


248. “Next to love, balance is the most important thing.”


249. “My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other, and the total was greater than the sum of the parts.” – Bill Gates


250. “A stepparent doesn’t just marry a spouse: they marry their spouse’s entire situation. They have to find a balance between supporting and defending without overstepping visible and invisible boundaries.” – Unknown


251. “Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life.” – Ellen Sue Stern


252. "Life is like riding a bicycle: to keep your balance, you must keep moving."— Albert Einstein


253. “Your strength is your calmness, in the clarity of your mind. Strength comes from putting the negative aside without reacting. Win in calmness, in consciousness, in balance.” — Yogi Amrit Desai


254. "In steering things in the body, in the regulatory system, melanin’s role in embryological organization, as in the baby’s organization and tissue repair and tissue regeneration, may be connected to the major role it plays to balance the body called homeostasis.” -Dr. Karl Merat


255. “Minority viewpoints are important, not because they tend to prevail but because they stimulate divergent attention and thought, " finds Berkeley psychologist Charlan Nemeth, one of the world's leading experts on group decisions. "As a result, even when they are wrong they contribute to the detection of novel solutions and decisions that, on balance, are qualitatively better".


256. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ― Albert Einstein


257. “We are not here to fit in, be well balanced, or provide exempla for others. We are here to be eccentric, different, perhaps strange, perhaps merely to add our small piece, our little clunky, chunky selves, to the great mosaic of being. As the gods intended, we are here to become more and more ourselves.”


258. “What authenticity means is that your Golden Circle is in balance. It means that everything you say and everything you do you actually believe.”


259. “Not knowing what normal is can lead to emotional deregulation and problems with emotional sobriety. We lose our sense of what represents balanced “normal” behavior.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


260. “Step with care and great tact, and remember that life’s a great balancing act.” — Dr. Seuss


261. “Turning 16 comes with fresh responsibilities and a sense of freedom you may have never been exposed to. Take charge of both and strike a balance. I believe you have all it takes to be the best among your peers. Cheers!”


262. “The richest and fullest lives attempt to achieve an inner balance between three realms: love, work, and play.” – Erik Erikson


263. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein


264. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” ~ Albert Einstein


265. “If companies do not actively work to keep clarity, discipline and consistency in balance, then trust starts to break down.” – Simon Sinek


266. Regardless of the gender of the highest wage earner, the balance of power in the relationship will suffer if the higher earner uses control of the purse strings as a system of reward and punishment. It will also suffer if the lower earner takes a chippy, haughty attitude to spend money they haven’t actually generated themselves.” – Marian Keyes


267. “Everyday is a major balancing act that I have to figure out and coordinate.” – Jocko Willink


268. The word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. - Carl Jung


269. “Leadership is not about gender, race, color etc. it is all about having strong values, a balanced mind, ability to deliver, and an attitude to serve.”


270. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.”


271. When I first joined MassMutual more than 30 years ago, I don’t think I fully appreciated what it meant to be purpose-driven, even though we have been since our 31 founders pooled $100,000 to start the company in 1851. Every year in this role, I’m grateful to have such clarity about why we exist – to help people secure their futures and protect the ones they love – but never more so than now. Since the crisis began, we’ve made a number of decisions backed by this purpose – decisions like moving quickly to working from home, using technology to connect customers with their trusted financial professionals, and talking to our managers about leading with empathy as people balance work and personal obligations. There’s no universal playbook for organizations to follow right now – we each have parts to play, and if you know your purpose, it’s much easier to determine what you are best positioned to contribute in difficult times.” ~ Roger Crandall, Chairman, President & CEO, MassMutual


272. “I think moms, single or not, put a lot of pressure on ourselves trying to balance it all. It’s NEVER going to be perfectly balanced — the sooner you know this, the sooner you can relieve some of the pressure you put on yourself.” — Denise Richards


273. “Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.” – Sylvia Boorstei


274. “I think moms, single or not, put a lot of pressure on ourselves trying to balance it all. It’s NEVER going to be perfectly balanced—the sooner you know this, the sooner you can relieve some of the pressure you put on yourself.”-Denise Richards


275. “Letting go helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.” — Melody Beattie


276. “Good emotional sobriety reflects a well-balanced limbic system. The limbic system is the mind/body system that governs our mood, emotional tone, appetite, and sleep cycles, to name just a few of its wide-ranging functions.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


277. When you are balanced, and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out.” —Christy Turlington


278. “…recognize and respect Earth’s beautiful systems of balance, between the presence of animals on land, the fish in the sea, birds in the air, mankind, water, air, and land. Most importantly there must always be awareness of the actions by people that can disturb this precious balance.” ~ Margaret Mead


279. “Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.” ― Sylvia Boorstein


280. “Exercises in keeping their balance and in analysing their various movements helps the children to perfect all their acts. They force a child to use his organs of balance and accustom him to pay attention to his every move. Exercises in practical living alert a child to the many actions he carries out during the day. The two assist each other: analysis helps synthesis and its practical results, and vice versa. ”


281. “Life is balance of holding on and letting go. ”


282. “If only we had the power to see ourselves in the same way that others see us.’ Of all the mantras one might adopt in life, this is surely one of the better ones and for anyone in a leadership role it should be an essential part of the checks and balances that are built into a company’s standard operating procedures.”


283. “Ask calibrated “How” questions, and ask them again and again. Asking “How” keeps your counterparts engaged but off balance. Answering the questions will give them the illusion of control. It will also lead them to contemplate your problems when making their demands. ■​Use “How” questions to shape the negotiating environment. You do this by using “How can I do that?” as a gentle version of “No.” This will subtly push your counterpart to search for other solutions—your solutions. And very often it will get them to bid against themselves. ■​Don’t just pay attention to the people you’re negotiating with directly; always identify the motivations of the players “behind the table.” You can do so by asking how a deal will affect everybody else and how on board they are. ■​Follow the 7-38-55 Percent Rule by paying close attention to tone of voice and body language. Incongruence between the words and nonverbal signs will show when your counterpart is lying or uncomfortable with a deal. ■​Is the “Yes” real or counterfeit? Test it with the Rule of Three: use calibrated questions, summaries, and labels to get your counterpart to reaffirm their agreement at least three times. It’s really hard to repeatedly lie or fake conviction. ■​A person’s use of pronouns offers deep insights into his or her relative authority. If you’re hearing a lot of “I,” “me,” and “my,” the real power to decide probably lies elsewhere. Picking up a lot of “we,” “they,” and “them,” it’s more likely you’re dealing directly with a savvy decision maker keeping his options open. ■​Use your own name to make yourself a real person to the other side and even get your own personal discount. Humor and humanity are the best ways to break the ice and remove roadblocks.”


284. It’s hard for me to characterise myself. I think I’m balanced. Some people might say I’m cold-hearted.


285. “An equally important task for top management in the next society’s corporation will be to balance the three dimensions of the corporation: as an economic organization, as a human organization, and as an increasingly important social organization.” — Peter Drucker


286. “Be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a great balancing act.” – Dr. Seuss


287. “Shabbat is a day of rest, of mental scrutiny and of balance. Without it the workdays are insipid. ”


288. Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.


289. “Skateboarding keeps people balanced!” – Unknown


290. “I work mostly during the week, and on the weekend I get to hang out with friends, so it balances out pretty well.” ~ Jimmy Bennett


291. “It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” — Philip Green


292. “The biggest source of getting the country to a balanced budget is not by raising taxes or by cutting spending. It’s by encouraging the growth of the economy. ” Mitt Romney


293. “Mindfulness: Taking a balanced approach to negative emotions so that feelings are neither suppressed nor exaggerated. We cannot ignore our pain and feel compassion for it at the same time. Mindfulness requires that we not “over-identify” with thoughts and feelings, so that we are caught up and swept away by negativity.”


294. “Juggling and balancing effectively required that we make clear, legacy-driven choices about what we're trying to keep in the air and how we sequence our movements down the beam. Because the ultimate grade in life is not based on how far and fast we've walked the beam or how many things we’ve juggled—it’s based on how much we've enjoyed the exercise.”


295. “Every company, organization or group with the ability to inspire starts with a person or small group of people who were inspired to do something bigger than themselves. Gaining clarity of WHY, ironically, is not the hard part. It is the discipline to trust one's gut, to stay true to one's purpose, cause or beliefs. Remaining completely in balance and authentic is the most difficult part.”


296. “At the core of emotional sobriety is the ability to bring our emotions into balance so what we’re feeling is within a manageable range.” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


297. “Work, love and play are the great balance wheels of man’s being. ”


298. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein


299. “Next to love, balance is the most important thing.”. John Wooden


300. “He has learned that silence means the absolute balance of the body, spirit, and soul. The man who preserves his unity will never be dominated by the storms of existence. He has the strength to overcome the difficulties and move forwards.” – Paulo Coelho


301. “There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself.” – Eckhart Tolle


302. “Emotional sobriety is a term originally introduced by Bill Wilson who, along with others, began Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). In his own words he describes what he sees as the next frontier for recovery, not only from addictions of all kinds but also from what lies in its wake. Sobriety is only the first step. “I think that many oldsters who have put our AA ‘booze cure’ to severe but successful tests still find they often lack emotional sobriety. Perhaps they will be the spearhead for the next major development in AA, the development of much more real maturity and balance.”” – Tian Dayton Ph.D


303. It’s all about balance.


304. “But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.”


305. “Self-kindness: Being warm and understanding toward ourselves when we suffer, fail, or feel inadequate, rather than ignoring our pain or flagellating ourselves with self-criticism. Common humanity: Common humanity recognizes that suffering and feelings of personal inadequacy are part of the shared human experience—something we all go through rather than something that happens to “me” alone. Mindfulness: Taking a balanced approach to negative emotions so that feelings are neither suppressed nor exaggerated. We cannot ignore our pain and feel compassion for it at the same time. Mindfulness requires that we not “over-identify” with thoughts and feelings, so that we are caught up and swept away by negativity.”


306. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.” — Zig Ziglar


307. Find a balance.


308. “I love the balance between New York and Miami because I go to New York and I get so inspired and it’s really busy and it’s like the real city and then I come to Miami and I’m just in a happy place.” – Nina Agdal


309. It's for balance, if you want to do that. But the truth is that we all know how we're supposed to eat. And so if you have fried chicken and mashed potatoes and white gravy, then the next day you have, like a grape and you're totally evened out and you're good. - Author: Trisha Yearwood


310. “But just as my assistant platoon commander had to be ready to lead, in this situation I had to be ready to follow. The goal of all leaders should be to work themselves out of a job. You never quite get there, but by putting junior leaders and frontline troops in charge, our SEAL platoon and task unit were far more effective. It created a culture of leaders at every level of the team. Trying to navigate between leadership and followership was an example of the Dichotomy of Leadership, the balance that every leader must find between two opposing forces in leadership. Ready to lead, but also knowing when to follow.”


311. “A visionary company doesn't simply balance between idealism and profitability: it seeks to be highly idealistic and highly profitable. A visionary company doesn't simply balance between preserving a tightly held core ideology and stimulating vigorous change and movement; it does both to an extreme.”


312. NOT training everyday leads to more injuries! If you train everyday then your entire body is fatigued. Muscles, tendons, cartilage, ligaments, etc. When you train every other day, then the muscles and avascular tissues don't recover at the same pace. What happens is the muscles become fresh and recover but all the connective tissue is NOT. When the additional stress put on these weakened tissues (that never really got a chance to recover) by fresh muscles equals injury. Lifting everyday keeps everything in a state that is equal and consistent within the system. A balance or harmony within. The fatigued muscles can't contract enough to harm the other tissues. The weak link moves from body part to body part, and in a sense is not letting the other parts max so that's when they are resting! - John Broz


313. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.” – Elizabeth Gilbert


314. “Reciprocity helps us balance the need for self-determination and creative individuality with mutual hope, and therefore what might be described as solidarity.” — David Blunkett


315. "..balancing time you spend with or without people is crucial for mental health.” ― Amy E. Spiegel


316. "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein


317. A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.


318. “Women balance the logic and the instinct. I would say this is the ‘secret sauce’ of the company.” “Men think about themselves more; women think about others more.”


319. “You can’t tell a kid that it’s time to exercise; that’s a turn-off…you have to say ‘Let’s go to the park and have some fun.’ Then you get them to do some running, play on the swings, practice on the balance beam, basically get a full workout disguised as play.”


320. “Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving. ” – Albert Einstein


321. Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life.


322. The new Jeep ® Compass strikes the perfect balance of performance and refinement, with an attitude that’s anything but complacent.


323. Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward. - Maxwell Maltz


324. “Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.” – Maxwell Maltz


325. “Science-fiction balances you on the cliff. Fantasy shoves you off. ”


326. Roses are symbols of love, passion, and balance.


327. As it chanced, [Jurgis] had been hurt on a Monday, and had just paid for his last week’s board and his room rent, and spent nearly all the balance of his Saturday’s pay. He had less than seventy-five cents in his pockets, and a dollar and a half due him for the day’s work he had done before he was hurt. He might possibly have sued the company, and got some damages for his injuries, but he did not know this, and it was not the company’s business to tell him.”


328. “suggest that within this fable is a natural law, a principle—the basic definition of effectiveness. Most people see effectiveness from the golden egg paradigm: the more you produce, the more you do, the more effective you are. But as the story shows, true effectiveness is a function of two things: what is produced (the golden eggs) and the producing asset or capacity to produce (the goose). If you adopt a pattern of life that focuses on golden eggs and neglects the goose, you will soon be without the asset that produces golden eggs. On the other hand, if you only take care of the goose with no aim toward the golden eggs, you soon won’t have the wherewithal to feed yourself or the goose. Effectiveness lies in the balance—what I call the P/PC Balance. P stands for production of desired results, the golden eggs. PC stands for production capability, the ability or asset that produces the golden eggs.”


329. “The key to balancing our responsibility judgments is to focus our attention on what others have contributed. All you need to do is make a list of what your partner contributes before you estimate your own contribution. Bring together a work group of 3–6 people and ask each member to estimate the % of the total work they do. Add up their estimates, and the average total is over 140%. Ask them to reflect on each member’s contributions before their own, and the average total drops to 123%.”


330. “If you do not see great riches in your imagination, you will never see them in your bank balance.”


331. “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.”


332. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein


333. “Find your balance and stand with it. Find your song and sing it out. Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance. Find the questions that only you know how to ask and The answers that you are content to not know. ”


334. “I ended up persevering through roadblocks by just not giving up. I used a lot of persistence balanced with humor balanced with vulnerability and I asked people to help.” – Sara Blakely


335. “Life is life a bicycle. To keep you balance you must keep moving.” –Albert Einstein


336. “If you allow people to make more withdrawals than deposits in your life, you will be out of balance and in the negative. Know when to close the account. ” – Christie Williams


337. “Admitting a mistake is not a weakness; on the contrary, it shows an openness of your heart. It takes guts to say sorry. Only a strong and well-balanced individual with clarity of mind can do so effortlessly. Taking responsibility for your actions requires and develops your self-control. You become your own person.“


338. “For great leaders, The Golden Circle is in balance. They are in pursuit of WHY, they hold themselves accountable to HOW they do it and WHAT they do serves as the tangible proof of what they believe.”


339. “Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.” — Helen Keller, US political activist


340. “The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one’s desire for escape and abstinence from one’s addiction.” ― Debra L. Kaplan


341. “trying to prioritize activities before you even know how they relate to your sense of personal mission and how they fit into the balance of your life is not effective.”


342. “To be able to work at home successfully takes all of the following: motivation, perseverance, work, good habits, no excuses, balance, accountability, and action.” — Byron Pulsifer


343. “That is, “Yes” is nothing without “How.” Asking “How,” knowing “How,” and defining “How” are all part of the effective negotiator’s arsenal. He would be unarmed without them. ■ Ask calibrated “How” questions, and ask them again and again. Asking “How” keeps your counterparts engaged but off balance. Answering the questions will give them the illusion of control. It will also lead them to contemplate your problems when making their demands. ■ Use “How” questions to shape the negotiating environment. You do this by using “How can I do that?” as a gentle version of “No.” This will subtly push your counterpart to search for other solutions—your solutions. And very often it will get them to bid against themselves. ■ Don’t just pay attention to the people you’re negotiating with directly; always identify the motivations of the players “behind the table.” You can do so by asking how a deal will affect everybody else and how on board they are. ■ Follow the 7-38-55 Percent Rule by paying close attention to tone of voice and body language. Incongruence between the words and nonverbal signs will show when your counterpart is lying or uncomfortable with a deal. ■ Is the “Yes” real or counterfeit? Test it with the Rule of Three: use calibrated questions, summaries, and labels to get your counterpart to reaffirm their agreement at least three times. It’s really hard to repeatedly lie or fake conviction. ■ A person’s use of pronouns offers deep insights into his or her relative authority. If you’re hearing a lot of “I,” “me,” and “my,” the real power to decide probably lies elsewhere. Picking up a lot of “we,” “they,” and “them,” it’s more likely you’re dealing directly with a savvy decision maker keeping his options open. ■ Use your own name to make yourself a real person to the other side and even get your own personal discount. Humor and humanity are the best ways to break the ice and remove roadblocks.”


344. “Train them to trust their own judgment and make decisions, and then give them the autonomy to do what they need to do. It’s about finding that balance between managing and letting go. You have to allow people to make mistakes, as we learn from mistakes. If you don’t, people will never make a move.” – Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate 2003-2021


345. “Life is about balance. Be kind, but don’t let people abuse you. Trust, but don’t be deceived. Be content, but never stop im