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900 Motivational Hectic Life Quotes: Busy Achieving Success

1. “I like to have a hectic schedule.” ~ Ryan Kwanten


2. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.”


3. There are moments in life where it gets so hectic that time becomes a blur. Keep calm and never give up. - Author: John Cena


4. “The last few years have been pretty hectic.” ~ Frank Langella


5. You are the shore I wish to return, after a hectic and tiring day to satiate my life. Have a Fresh Morning!


6. “Decay and disease are often beautiful, like the pearly tear of the shellfish and the hectic glow of consumption.” ~ Henry David Thoreau


7. “Well, it has been rather hectic since the 11th of September, and even before then it was quite busy.” ~ Hugh Shelton


8. “O' melancholy,hectic chill for human soul,herewith dismal presence,any spirit does descent.”


9. On Tuesdays, were meant to feel pretty much better than a typical hectic Monday. Its another happy Tuesday.


10. "You are the shore I wish to return, after a hectic and tiring day to satiate my life. Have a Fresh Morning!”


11. “Those nights lying alone are not discontinuous with this cold hectic dawn. It is who I am.” ~ Anne Carson


12. “My daily schedule is quite hectic, but I have to put my health first in order to be the best mom and wife I can be.” ~ Ellen Pompeo


13. May the Lord protect me as the world gets hectic. My voice projected, my life reflected. - Author: Nicki Minaj


14. “You are the shore I wish to return, after a hectic and tiring day to satiate my life. Have a Fresh Morning!”


15. “My life is pretty hectic, but I’m really into it.” ~ Simon Baker


16. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” —John Lennon


17. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it” – Henry David Thoreau


18. “If you think you are too busy to give time and energy to your people, then they are too busy to give time and energy to you. It is a balanced equation.”


19. Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. – Dolly Parton


20. “It’s how we spend our time here and now, that really matters. If you are fed up with the way you have come to interact with time, change it.”


21. “To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.” ~ Jill Bolte Taylor


22. “It’s like I’m busy being happy and you’re busy bringing me down.”


23. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear. do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie


24. “I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.”


25. I just want to be as successful as I can in football. - Author: Ryan Giggs


26. “The road had the lonely times, but I kept myself busy.” – Buck Owens


27. “All the great speakers were bad speakers at first.”


28. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans” – John Lennon


29. “Be a busy person. People who are active are often much more at peace with themselves than those who are inactive and inert.”


30. Rich people use debt to leverage investments and grow cash flows. Poor people use debt to buy things that make rich people richer. - Author: Grant Cardone


31. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” Mohandas K. Gandhi“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mohandas K. Gandhi


32. “Making something take longer than necessary is probably the worst example of work ethic and is patently lazy, but looks busy...not cool.”


33. “Your problem is you’re… too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”


34. “If my mind is busy thinking about things like how someone hurt or upset me and how I can protect myself or get back at them, I’m too busy in my head to enjoy the present moment.”


35. Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau


36. I like to read and write because it is the ONLY thing that takes my mind off of the real world and my spinning worries. It is a time I can be free of anxiety, worry, and stress. When my life gets hectic I HAVE to read and write or I'll drown. - Author: Shandy L. Kurth


37. “I always like to keep busy, otherwise my brain starts ticking.” ~ Nicholas Hoult


38. “Being busy is a form of laziness — lazy thinking and indiscriminate action. Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions.” – Tim Ferriss


39. “Don’t mistake movement for achievement. It’s easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?” – Jim Rohn


40. “Doing nothing has become one of the lost luxuries in these hectic times. But doing nothing, even for five minutes, can be rejuvenating. Go for it: You


41. “Fitness is a luxury when you are busy!” – Lauren Conrad


42. “Busy is the New Happy!!”


43. “The thinking mind is what is busy. You have to stay in your heart. You have to be in your heart. Be in your heart. The rest is up here in your head where you are doing, doing, doing.”


44. “Grandpas always have time for you when everyone else is too busy.”


45. “I try to keep myself busy. I always hang out with my family and friends and my dogs. Go to the beach. Go swimming. Go get exercise. Go on a hike.” — Colbie Caillat


46. “Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well.”


47. “We should learn the true Christmas lesson of gentle, thoughtful kindness to those we love and to all we meet in life’s busy ways.” – J.R. Miller


48. “I want to make sure that what I do has specific purpose and is not just throwing a dart at something to keep busy.” – Bryan Cranston


49. “The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out.”


50. “My first priority is my family. I am human. But my whole family knows what my priority is. Family is always first. But my work is under nothing else, except God.”


51. “If you win the rat race, you’re still a rat.” – Lily Tomlin


52. “Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.”


53. “Busyness is, at its core, about misplaced priorities.” — Joshua Becker


54. Life gets busy, but it isn’t enough reason to stay back and not attend church; because the benefits are life-changing and immeasurable.


55. “Because angels are sometimes busy elsewhere, God created sisters like you.” – Sal Williams


56. “Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton


57. “When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another – and ourselves.” – Jack Kornfield


58. “If at first you don’t succeed, try hard work.”


59. “Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.” – Matt Lucas


60. ““My feeling is that any day I am too busy to run is a day that I am too busy.” – John Bryant


61. “Every man is worth just so much as the things about which he busies himself.” — Marcus Aurelius


62. “To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.” — Jill Bolte Taylor


63. “Fitness is a luxury when you are busy!”


64. “We may be very busy, we may be very efficient, but we will also be truly effective only when we begin with the end in mind.”


65. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mohandas K. Gandhi


66. “There are some people who, in order not to pray use as an excuse the fact that life is so hectic that it prevents us from praying. This cannot be. Prayer does not demand that we interrupt our work, but that we continue working as if it were a prayer. It is not necessary to always be in meditation, nor to consciously experience the sensation that we are talking to God, no matter how nice that would be. What matters is being with Him, living in Him, in His will. To love with a pure heart, to love everybody, especially to live the poor, is a twenty-four hour prayer.” ~ Mother Teresa


67. “Many people fail to make a difference because they are so busy. They”


68. “No matter how busy and important you think you are, you cannot reject nature’s call.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


69. “I keep myself busy with the things I do but every time I pause, I still think of you.”


70. “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” – Stephen King, ‘ Different Seasons’


71. “To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.” – Jill Bolte Taylor


72. “I am a firm believer in The Paleo Solution. I maintain a hectic schedule that starts early and finishes late. Filming a television series, maintaining my fitness, and being a mom can be harrowing some days. Since adopting a Paleo way of eating I look and feel better, and I know that I am setting a good example for my daughter.” ~ Eva LaRue


73. “I can only speak about my own commute and can say that it has certainly affected my commute, making it longer and more hectic.” ~ William Bennett


74. “The first step is the hardest – making a commitment to yourself, for yourself.”


75. “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”


76. “There are moments in life where it gets so hectic that time becomes a blur. Keep calm and never give up.” ~ John Cena


77. Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. - Dale Carnegie


78. “The problem is you’re afraid of your own beauty. You’re too busy holding onto your unworthiness.” - Ram Dass, source unknown


79. “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday and avoiding today.”


80. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” – Peter F. Drucker


81. “Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


82. “Anyone too busy to say thank you will get fewer and fewer chances to say it.” – Harvey Mackay


83. Get busy living or get busy dying.


84. “Whether it’s marriage of business, patience is the first rule of success.”


85. No matter how busy I try to keep myself, I always find a second to think of you.


86. Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. -John Lennon


87. #104 “A real man doesn’t have time to cheat because that man is too busy providing all of which a good woman deserves.”


88. “At Starbucks 0 as in any business, in any life – there are so many hectic moments during the day when we are simply trying to do the job, trying to put out the fires, trying to solve any number of small problems, that we often lose sight of what it is we’re really here to do.” ~ Howard Schultz


89. If you are too busy to love, you are too busy to live; if you are too busy to live, you are too busy to love.


90. “The difficulty of describing things for Western ears is that people in a hurry cannot feel.” — Alan Watts


91. “I am focused on the work. I am constantly creating. I am a busy girl. I live and breathe my work. I love what I do. I believe in the message. There's no stopping. I didn't create the fame, the fame created me.”


92. 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.


93. “In the first 30 years of your life, you make your habits. For the last 30 years of your life, your habits make you.”


94. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu


95. “You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” - Charles Buxton“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” – Charles Buxton


96. “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.”


97. “We may be very busy, we may be very efficient, but we will also be truly effective only when we begin with the end in mind.” – Stephen Covey


98. “Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King


99. “Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management.” —Betsy Jacobson, Author and Businesswoman


100. “You get to decide where your time goes. You can either spend it moving forward, or you can spend it putting out fires. You decide. And if you don’t decide, others will decide for you.”


101. “No matter how busy a person’s day may be, if they really care, they will always find time for you.”


102. “I do not have time to hate people who hated me. I am just too busy loving the ones who really love me.”


103. “Here’s my point: the solution to an overbusy life is not more time. It’s to slow down and simplify our lives around what really matters.”


104. “Everyone, leave me alone. I’ve had a busy day being pregnant and I have to do it again tomorrow.”


105. “Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” ~ Josiah


106. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to look for it” - Henry David Thoreau


107. “The third major lesson in life is this: learn how to nourish and protect your crops all summer. Sure enough, as soon as you’ve planted, the busy bugs and noxious weeds are out to take things over. And here is the next bit of truth: they will take it, unless you prevent it. There”


108. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it” – Henry David Thoreau


109. “Big Brother is watching… look busy.” – Brandon Boyd


110. I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.


111. If you complain that I’m busy, try being busy as well.


112. Taking a good bath is one of my favorite things to do after a busy day to stay away from the outside world.


113. “In spite of its undeniable power, so many leaders struggle to embrace organizational health (which I’ll be defining shortly) because they quietly believe they are too sophisticated, too busy, or too analytical to bother with it. In other words, they think it’s beneath them.”


114. I’m too busy to be sad.


115. “Being alone and actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.” – Kourtney Kardashian


116. “I’m too busy to be nostalgic, which is one of the reasons to keep busy. I’m not a very sentimental person.” ~ Frederick Wiseman


117. Jesse is a good guy, although I don't understand the infatuation with the spandex he is always running around in. - Author: Holly Hood


118. “Get busy living or get busy dying.”


119. “When you’re busy creating your own fulfillment, you won’t feel the need to seek it from others. ” – Unknown


120. “It takes more than a busy church, a friendly church, or even an evangelical church to impact a community for Christ. It must be a church ablaze, led by leaders who are ablaze for God”. —Wesley L. Duewel


121. “Love is the only reason for two people to have a stable relationship. No matter how busy you are, no matter how far the distance is, if that someone really loves you, he’ll find time to be with you.”


122. “We never noticed the beauty because we were too busy trying to create it. ” Anonymous


123. “I keep myself busy with the things I do. But in every moment when I pause, I still think of you.”– Mitch Cuento


124. “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


125. “I get her to school, we do homework at night, and at this age, their social calendars are really quite hectic. She’s not driving yet, so I end up chauffeuring her around.” ~ Charlene Tilton


126. “Those who are wise won’t be busy, and those who are too busy can’t be wise.” – Lin Yutang


127. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie


128. “The law of centrifugal force seems to be as true for the human condition as it is for the Newtonian mechanics. The faster our lives spin, the more things tend to fly apart.”


129. “I always like to keep busy, otherwise my brain starts ticking.”


130. “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.” —Sydney J. Harris, Journalist


131. “Most people will never learn the lessons meant for them in this lifetime, nor become the person they were meant to be, simply because they are too busy being someone else, or someone they are not.” – Suzy Kassem


132. “The first step to greatness is to be honest.”


133. The key to spiritual growth is not increased church attendance or involvement in spiritual activities. People don't grow in Christ because they are busy at church. They grow in Christ when they read and trust their Bibles. - Author: Max Lucado


134. We busy ladies need our coffee fix in the morning. My day doesn’t really start until I’ve had my Starbucks latte.” Heidi Klum


135. “We hear the refrain “I’m great, just busy” so often we assume pathological busyness is okay. After all, everybody else is busy too. But what if busyness isn’t healthy? What if it’s an airborne contagion, wreaking havoc on our collective soul?”


136. “Whenever you remove any fence, always pause long enough to ask why it was put there in the first place.”


137. “Everybody leave me alone. I’ve had a busy day being pregnant and I have to do it again tomorrow.” – Anonymous


138. “To do two things at once is to do neither.” - Publilius Syrus“To do two things at once is to do neither.” – Publilius Syrus


139. He who wants to be a busy body in other men’s matter only asks for trouble. Samuel Zulu


140. “My mother carried me for ten months. I asked her ‘Mother, you had an extra month, why you didn’t make me a beautiful face?’ and mother told me, ‘My son, I was busy making your beautiful hands and heart.’” – Mstislav Rostropovich


141. “We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We’re in a race against time, until we run out of money.”


142. “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


143. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”


144. Have nothing to update your status on Facebook, imagine that you are busy at a gathering.


145. “Pretending that you’re very busy talking over phone when you see someone you want to avoid or don’t want to talk to.”


146. “He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out the plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life.” -Victor Hugo


147. “Some of us are busy doing things, some of us are busy complaining”


148. “Focus on being productive instead of being busy.” – Tim Ferris


149. “There’s a difference in how I feel when I’m traveling and when I’m sitting still. I’ve been doing it for such a long time it has become a part of my life. It gets a bit hectic depending on where I am, you know, like there’s different parts of the world that’s more stimulating than other parts.” ~ Tina Turner


150. “A man has always to be busy with his thoughts if anything is to be accomplished.” – Anton van Leeuwenhoek


151. “Some people are so busy learning the tricks of the trade that they never learn the trade.”


152. “Doing nothing has become one of the lost luxuries in these hectic times. But doing nothing, even for five minutes, can be rejuvenating. Go for it: You – unplugged.” – Joan Marques


153. No matter how old you get, I’ll never be too busy to give you a hug or take you out to lunch. Happy 26th birthday to my absolute favorite person.


154. “On a busy day twenty-two thousand people come to visit Santa, and I was told that it is an elf's lot to remain merry in the face of torment and adversity. I promised to keep that in mind.”


155. “The best thing you can do is just keep busy, keep working hard, so you’re not dwelling on it all the time. Work is the best antidote for sorrow.” – Gordon B. Hinckley


156. “Stay busy. They don’t deserve you.”


157. “Stop the world. I want to get off.” – Anthony Newley


158. “We are too busy dancing to get knocked off our feet. Baby, we're the new romantics, the best people in life are free” - ‘New Romantics’


159. There’s also something known as the ‘job trap’ when we show being busy to avoid stepping out of our comfort zones and trying something new. You can get more done and find better methods to work if you push your boundaries.


160. “I wait until Thursday to ask people about their weekend plans so there’s a better chance they’re already busy.”


161. “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” —Stephen Covey, Author and Businessman


162. “There is nothing the busy man is less busied with than living: there is nothing that is harder to learn.” — Seneca


163. Focus on being productive instead of being busy. – Tim Ferriss


164. “If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.”


165. “If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success.”


166. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”


167. We are so busy running around, we miss the simplest most beautiful things. The cycle of life passes us by, unnoticed, unappreciated. - Roz Swartz Williams


168. People are just too busy.


169. “Monday is great for becoming too busy to die.” – Roy Station


170. WE ALL NEED MOTIVATIONAL THOUGHTS TO MOVE TOWARD CHANGE.


171. “For everyone, well-being is a journey. The secret is committing to that journey and taking those first steps with hope and belief in yourself.”


172. “Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love – that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they give us a scent that is a perfect anodyne to the restless spirit. Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” ~ George Eliot


173. “No one on his deathbed ever said, ‘I wish I had spent more time at the office.’” —commonly attributed to politician Paul Tsongas or Rabbi Harold Kushner


174. “Some people are so busy learning the tricks of the trade that they never learn the trade.” – Vernon Law


175. “Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow.”


176. “A plan is what, a schedule is when. It takes both a plan and a schedule to get things done.”


177. Don’t get so busy making a life that you forget driving a jeep.


178. “By comparison with other less hectic days, the city is unconfortable and inconvenient; but New Yorkers tempramentally do not crave comfort and convenience – if they did they would live elsewhere.” ~ E. B. White


179. I was too busy watching you going wild, child.


180. Already eight months? When you’re a busy kid, time flies. So many laughs and smiles… We are overjoyed to be your parents. We love you.


181. “Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable.” – Paul Frank Baer


182. “The secret of salvation is this: keep sweet, be useful, and keep busy.” – Elbert Hubbard


183. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” -Dale Carnegie


184. “The man who keeps busy helping the man below him won’t have time to envy the man above him.” ~ Henrietta Mears


185. “Those who seek a better life must first become a better person.”


186. No matter how busy a person’s day may be, if they really care, they will always find time for you.”


187. “God first, family second, career third.”


188. “Stepping out of the busyness, stopping our endless pursuit of getting somewhere else, is perhaps the most beautiful offering we can make to our spirit.”


189. “You must vie with time’s swiftness in the speed of using it, and, as from a torrent that rushes by and will not always flow, you must drink quickly.”


190. “I used to go on runs, it’s kind of hard for me now unfortunately in Paris because it’s a little bit hectic. My knees aren’t that great, so recently I haven’t been on the treadmill that much but that’s why I like to box on a soft floor. It’s good for me.” ~ Gigi Hadid


191. Never busy but always productive.


192. “Be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to criticize others.” ― Unknown


193. “If you are ‘too busy’ most of the time, or locked behind closed doors, no mentoring relationship can work.” - Martin Zwilling


194. Tuesday mornings are usually hectic, but you give me a reason to wake up and start my day with a smile. You bring the brightness of my morning sun, the glow of the moonlight, a rainbow in the sky, and much more. I love you always!!


195. “To you, the soul reading this. I know you’re tired, you’re fed up, you’re close to breaking down, but there’s strength within you…even when you feel weak. Keep going.”


196. “Why am I so busy? When everything around me is moving so fast, I stop and ask, ‘Is it the world that’s busy, or is it my mind?'” – Haemin Sunim


197. “If you want work well done, select a busy man – the other kind has no time.” — Elbert Hubbard


198. I always have a very complex personal life as far as romance goes. Sometimes I have a little too much time to get into too much trouble ... and drama. It's either I'm working, or I have nothing to do but focus on my personal life. It's a little hectic. - Author: Emily Meade


199. “You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” – Charles Buxton


200. “Your children get only one childhood. Make it memorable.” —Regina Brett, Author


201. We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are. ― Bill Watterson


202. “When was the last time you did something for the first time?”


203. The essential question is not, “How busy are you?” but “What are you busy with?”Oprah Winfrey


204. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear. do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” –Dale Carnegie


205. “In the middle of our hectic lives, it’s easy to forget what really matters. But if we take a moment to reflect on our blessings, we can find strength and hope even in the darkest of times.”


206. I'm usually busy - if you call me at the house, I get about four phone calls there a year - I'm usually running around the house with a pen in my mouth holding onto something, folding it, or doing something to it, and it's always a bad time. - Author: Henry Rollins


207. “It’s very easy to say “busy” when someone needs you…. but it’s very painful to hear “busy” when you need someone!”


208. We busy ladies need our coffee fix in the morning. My day doesn’t really start until I’ve had my Starbucks latte.” Heidi Klum


209. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” –John Lennon


210. “Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. All is does it steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing.” – Lionel Willard


211. “Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment. That is what’s real.”


212. Hey. It's your birthday. I'm going to do you a favor and call you tomorrow when you're not as busy.


213. “I was born with a lot of horsepower. There was a lot cooking inside me, a lot of energy, and Dad was a strong man by will and by intelligence, and the combination of us was almost bound to result in periodic explosions. He and I disagreed politically, very violently, and things would get hectic around the house.” ~ Richard Boone


214. “We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” ― Bill Watterson


215. “If you mind your own business, you’ll stay busy all the time. ” – Hank Williams, Jr


216. “Just because you’re doing a lot more doesn’t mean you’re getting a lot more done. Don’t confuse movement with progress.” — Denzel Washington


217. “Champions never complain, they are too busy getting better” ~ John Wooden


218. “Just because we're busy doesn't mean we're being productive. Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.” – Gretchen Rubin


219. “Do not disturb. I’m busy.”


220. “The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” —Stephen R. Covey, Author


221. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon


222. "Your problem is you are too busy holding on to your unworthiness.” – Ram Dass


223. I was busy taking deeper breaths.


224. “Model the behavior you wish more people would display. Lead first.”


225. I've always been afraid that somewhere, future time travelers flip through our mirrors as if they were t.v. screens, catching our most awkward and personal moments. - Author: Fran Krause


226. “The people who wait until the last minute are so busy goofing off that they don't have any new ideas. And on the flip side, the people who race in are in such a frenzy of anxiety that they don't have original thoughts either.”


227. “If you want to get something done, give it to a busy man.” ~ Stephen Covey


228. “Put first things first and second things are thrown in. Put second things first and you lose both first and second things.”


229. “Whom little things occupy and keep busy, are little men.” ~ John Lancaster Spalding


230. “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” – Will Rogers“If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” – Will Rogers


231. “If you mind your own business, you`ll stay busy all the time. ” – Hank Williams Jr


232. “Busy is a drug that lot of people are addicted to!”


233. When you love, you are simply giving out love happily. The adulteration of love with materialistic things becomes hectic and painful.


234. “All the black leather she needs is the E-Z boy recliner where her love is parked with one of his hands wrapped around a remote, the other, a bottle of beer. She’s right. It’s kinky. The way he doesn’t look away from the TV, as her head bobs in his lap like a fisherman’s float on a nature program, hectic with the pace his breath sets. His crotch swells under her mouth’s prowess. He’s such a sweetheart he waits until the commercials to come.” ~ Daphne Gottlieb


235. Through the week we always seem so busy, Sunday is a great day to stop and notice nature and the beauty surrounding us.


236. “Busy doesn't mean better. I have never envied a busy person – the one who likes to point out their busy lives to others.”


237. Your problem is you’re … too busy holding onto your unworthiness. – Ram Dass


238. I grew up in a very relaxed environment in one sense, without many rules. My mother had a problem knowing where to draw the line, which caused a chaotic and hectic home life. A lot of people took advantage of my mom. - Author: Nikki Reed


239. “I’m a really hectic dreamer, I never wake up not out of a dream and there’s loads going on, lots of action, big blockbuster dreams, they’re all major enterprises.” ~ Linda Grant


240. “If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.” – Lucille Ball


241. “Focus on being productive instead of busy.” ―Tim Ferriss


242. “We may be very busy, we may be very efficient, but we will also be truly effective only when we begin with the end in mind.” (105


243. “A lot of people say, ‘Wow, you’re a single father of twin boys, that’s crazy!’ Two toddlers can get hectic, but I wouldn’t change it for anything. Every day they teach me different things. The love is there. When you have a two-year-old saying every other hour, ‘Papi, te amo. Papi, I love you,’ it can’t get better.” ~ Ricky Martin


244. I don't really have time or interest in doing a lot of the crazy things that some of my teenage peers do, mostly because I have such a hectic life that I don't need to add to that chaos by creating my own teenage drama like a lot of teenagers do. - Author: Mikaela Shiffrin


245. “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” -Dolly Parton, entertainer


246. “Time is a gift that most of us take for granted. We get so caught up in the busyness of our daily lives that we rarely stop and take a serious look at how we’re spending this gift.”


247. “Recently I had breakfast with Dan Cathy, the president of Chick-fil-A, a fast food chain headquartered in the Atlanta area. I told him that I was working on this book and I asked him if he made thinking time a high priority. Not only did he say yes, but he told me about what he calls his “thinking schedule.” It helps him to fight the hectic pace of life that discourages intentional thinking. Dan says he sets aside time just to think for half a day every two weeks, for one whole day every month, and for two or three full days every year. Dan explains, “This helps me ‘keep the main thing, the main thing,’ since I am so easily distracted.” You may want to do something similar, or you can develop a schedule and method of your own. No matter what you choose to do, go to your thinking place, take paper and pen, and make sure you capture your ideas in writing.”


248. “Your problem is you’re … too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”― Ram Dass


249. “It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?” - Henry David Thoreau“It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?” – Henry David Thoreau


250. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau


251. “Those who are wise won’t be busy, and those who are too busy can’t be wise.” – Lin Yutang, ‘The Importance of Living’


252. Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.


253. “The world has never complained about how busy it is.” — Haemin Sunim


254. “I am ghosting you because you were too busy finding flaws in me while I was overlooking yours.”


255. “If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie


256. “It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?“


257. “Learning to pray doesnt offer us a less busy life; it offers us a less busy heart.”


258. I don’t have time to hate people who hate me because I’m too busy loving people who love me.


259. “Be leery of silence. It doesn't mean you won the argument. Often, people are just busy reloading their guns.” – Shannon L. Alder


260. “To understand recursion, one must first understand recursion.”


261. “I’m too busy for relationships.” – Rita Ora


262. “A real man doesn’t have time to cheat because that man is too busy providing all of which a good woman deserves. ” — Ritu Ghatourey


263. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau


264. Because angels are sometimes busy elsewhere, God created sisters like you.” – Sal Williams


265. “I recommend you take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.” – Earl of Chesterfield


266. We’ve been busy as a bee, and now there are three.


267. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon


268. “Your problem is you are too busy holding onto your unworthiness.” – Ram Dass


269. “Keep busy while you are waiting for something to happen.” – Robert Genn


270. “You never saw a very busy person who was unhappy.”


271. Tools that make life simpler ... tend to make life more hectic, and more prone to disruptions. - Author: John-Talmage Mathis


272. “We never noticed the beauty because we were too busy trying to create it.” - Unknown


273. “Be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to criticize others.”


274. “Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.” – Michel de Montaigne


275. No matter how busy your schedule might be, set aside some time in your calendar to think of new ideas and brainstorm ways to push through your problems.


276. “To do two things at once is to do neither.”


277. “Focused action beats brilliance.” Mark Sunburn“Focused action beats brilliance.” – Mark Sanborn


278. “When everything feels urgent and important, everything seems equal. We become active and busy, but this doesn’t actually move us any closer to success. Activity is often unrelated to productivity, and busyness rarely takes care of business.” — Gary Keller


279. “I try to keep it real. I don’t have time to worry about what I’m projecting to the world. I’m just busy being myself.” ~ Demi Lovato


280. “You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” – Alvin Toffler


281. “Being busy is better than being bored. Bored left a long time ago. Busy is always around for me. ”


282. “Doing is never enough if you neglect Being.” — Eckhart Tolle


283. "Your problem is you are too busy holding on to your unworthiness.”


284. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” —Dale Carnegie, writer


285. “Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later” ― Dana Stewart Scott


286. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to see if yours is greener.” – Unknown


287. “Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly at first.”


288. “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!”


289. “While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.” Henry Link


290. There is nothing the busy man is less busied with than living; there is nothing harder to learn.


291. A message for a son who has had a busy year and deserves to relax on his birthday.


292. “Nobody is never too busy. If they care, they will make time.”


293. “A charming woman is a busy woman.”


294. At Starbucks 0 as in any business, in any life - there are so many hectic moments during the day when we are simply trying to do the job, trying to put out the fires, trying to solve any number of small problems, that we often lose sight of what it is we're really here to do. - Author: Howard Schultz


295. You were one of the best colleagues I had and thank you for being by my side during those hectic days. It has been a pleasure!


296. “Time is a gift that most of us take for granted. We get so caught up in the busyness of our daily lives that we rarely stop and take a serious look at how we’re spending this gift.” ~ Cheryl Richardson


297. “Get busy living, or get busy dying.”


298. Your problem is you’re… too busy holding onto your unworthiness. —Ram Dass


299. “To achieve great things, we must first dream.”


300. “People are realizing that we are not rats and life is not a race.” — Geir Berthelsen


301. I don’t have time for anything else! I’m too busy living my life!


302. “Time management is the key. Although it seems hectic, as long as you manage your time properly you can get everything done.” ~ John Cena


303. “Don’t be that person who is too busy when you are young and then too tired when you are old.”


304. “People who are cognitively busy are also more likely to make selfish choices, use sexist language, and make superficial judgments in social situations.”


305. I’m just busy being myself.


306. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. ” – Dale Carnegie


307. Everybody leave me alone. I’ve had a busy day being pregnant and I have to do it again tomorrow.


308. “In a whirlwind world, independent languor becomes a virtue, and meditation engenders a finer art than any nervousness”


309. “However busy a father is, he will find time for his child.” – Anonymous


310. A serious girl, when she finds someone who clams her spirit and quiets her busy thoughts, will love you so fiercely, it will defy even her own logic and reasoning.


311. “Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. All it does is steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing.” – Lionel Willard


312. “Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary.”


313. So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti


314. “If the big rocks don’t go in first, they aren’t going to fit in later.”


315. “Never Be So Busy As Not To Think Of Others”. Mother Teresa


316. “He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.” – Rabindranath Tagore


317. “To do two things at once is to do neither.” – Publilius Syrus


318. “I’m someone who likes to keep busy, especially with projects that I find meaningful and fulfilling.” ~ Niki Taylor


319. “I made my first investment at age eleven. I was wasting my life up until then.”


320. To receive a gift from you, Sir, is a pleasure. A big thank you to you, Sir, for thinking of me even when you’re busy.


321. "I know you have a busy day today, just wanted to send a little love your way!”


322. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”-Soren Kierkegaard


323. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to-do’ list.” —Michelle Obama, former First Lady


324. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.”


325. “I’ve got a hectic schedule, but I wouldn’t have my life any other way.” ~ Dominic Monaghan


326. “While you are too busy minding other people’s business, who is busy minding yours?” ― Edmond Mbiaka


327. “I need a semblance of routine so little things, like having my morning cup of English breakfast tea and going to Pilates early before the world gets hectic, keeps me calm.” ~ Louise Roe


328. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”


329. “The thinking mind is what is busy. You have to stay in your heart. You have to be in your heart. Be in your heart. The rest is up here in your head where you are doing, doing, doing.” – Ram Dass


330. Being a mom is hard, but I don't want people to feel like they always have to go straight to the TV dinner or go to the fast food because you have a busy, hectic life. - Author: Tia Mowry


331. Happiness walks on busy feet.


332. “No one is really busy. It all depends on what number you are on their priority list.” — Author Unknown


333. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” –Henry David Thoreau


334. “It’s very important to take care of yourself. Everyone’s lives are so busy. Take at least an hour a day to recharge and do whatever makes you better. For grown-ups, whether it’s a spa, sitting in a park with a book, or coffee, take time for yourself.” — Ana Ivanovic


335. “We never noticed the beauty because we were too busy trying to create it.” Anonymous


336. “Busy doesn’t mean better. I have never envied a busy person the one who likes to point out their busy lives to others.” – Donna Lynn Hope


337. “Doing is often a subconscious escape from being.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana


338. “I love to keep busy. The challenge of fitting all of my activities into each day is my motivation.” – Sarah Kochik


339. “Busy is only good, if there is progress involved.” – Unknown


340. “Never be so busy as not to think of others.” ~ Mother Teresa


341. “Your problem is you’re too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”


342. “Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.“ – Matt Lucas


343. “Why worry about things you can't control when you can keep yourself busy controlling the things that depend on you?”


344. “You can't do traditional work at a modern pace. Traditional work has traditional rhythms. You need calm. You can be busy, but you must remain calm.” – Bill Buford


345. “When a man, whether he is a leader or follower, admits that he is “too busy” to change his plans, or to give attention to any emergency, he admits his inefficiency. The successful leader must be the master of all details connected with his position.”


346. “Happiness walks on busy feet.”


347. “Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary.” – Brené Brown


348. “It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?” — Henry David Thoreau


349. “I tried to keep us together, you were busy keeping secrets.” ― Drake


350. “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” —Dolly Parton, Singer


351. “In regard to dogs, my most memorable thoughts concern my daughter’s dog and her fondness for them. In fact, one day while working at the office, she hosted a birthday party for one of her Newfoundlands and the party was attended by dogs of other coworkers. It was a hectic few hours, but I believe the guests enjoyed themselves.” ~ Tom Monaghan


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


353. I was busy calming a racing heart.


354. “While I am busy with little things, I am not required to do greater things.”


355. “While you are too busy minding other people's business, who is busy minding yours?”


356. “Have you ever seen the dawn? Not a dawn groggy with lack of sleep or hectic with mindless obligations and you about to rush off on an early adventure or business, but full of deep silence and absolute clarity of perception? A dawning which you truly observe, degree by degree. It is the most amazing moment of birth. And more than anything it can spur you to action. Have a burning day.”


357. “In contrast, increasing effort is not an option when you must keep six digits in short-term memory while performing a task. Ego depletion is not the same mental state as cognitive busyness.”


358. There are children throwing snowballs, instead of throwing heads, they're busy building toys and absolutely no one's dead. — Jack Skellington


359. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot”-Michael Altshuler


360. “It is good to pass time but its profitable to get busy.”


361. “Thanks for the offer but I am busy living my Jeep life.” — Unknown


362. "My mission: to be so busy loving my life that I have no time for hate, regret, worry, fret, or fear.”


363. “Leisure of itself gives pleasure and happiness and enjoyment of life, which are experienced, not by the busy man, but by those who have leisure."


364. “You can learn great things from your mistakes when you aren’t busy denying them.”


365. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”


366. It's very important to take care of yourself. Everyone's lives are so busy. Take at least an hour to recharge and so whatever makes you better. — Ana Invanoic


367. “Listen, there are other things in life besides the day-to-day, all of this is great but really, it's going nowhere… It seems like I don't have time to do anything. I'm stuck… I do a million things and nothing comes out…” – Dominique Goblet


368. “I wanted to figure out why I was so busy, but I couldn't find the time to do it.” – Todd Stocker


369. “It’s amazing how many things busy people are doing that never will be missed.” – Peter Drucker


370. “Whom little things occupy and keep busy, are little men.” – John Lancaster Spalding


371. Thanks of the offer but I am busy living my Jeep life


372. “Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” – Warren BuffettCLICK TO TWEET


373. “Being busy doesn't mean being productive.” – Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel


374. “Being busy and being productive are not necessarily the same.” – Lauren Mackler


375. “System 1 is gullible and biased to believe, System 2 is in charge of doubting and unbelieving, but System 2 is sometimes busy, and often lazy.”


376. “I am reasonably happy, providing I keep busy.” – Burt Lancaster


377. “Now I know why you wouldn’t answer my texts. You were too busy hooking up with your ex. ”


378. “She has a voice. If you can’t hear it, it’s because you’re too busy talking.” ‒ Amani Al-Khatahtbeh


379. “Unless we regain the art of silence and insight, the ability for nonactivity, unless we substitute true leisure for our hectic amusements, we will destroy our culture and ourselves.” ~ Josef Pieper


380. In modern life, we tend to forget family values because of the hectic schedule.” ― Mahesh Babu


381. “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” Lee Iacocca


382. “Some of us are busy doing things, some of us are busy complaining.” – Debasish Mridha


383. It’s impossible to dream when you are busy trying to survive. Self


384. “The first rule of fight club is, you don’t talk about fight club.”


385. Career-themed puns. Create a baby announcement related to your career. For example, if you and your partner are in tech, you can make personalized T-shirts that say “loading…” to represent your littlest techie who’s busy developing in your baby bump!


386. “Stepping out of the busyness, stopping our endless pursuit of getting somewhere else, is perhaps the most beautiful offering we can make to our spirit.”– Tara Brach


387. “I’m pretty busy: I’m a working mom and I know a lot about having a hectic schedule, but I think what’s really important to me and what’s on the top of that list is just making sure that my family stays healthy, especially during flu season.” ~ Tia Mowry


388. “Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.”


389. “Being busy is as good as doing nothing.. practicing deliberate nothingness is a form of meditation..” – Jaya Bhateja


390. “Stay active no matter how busy your life is. A quick workout is better than no workout.”


391. “Things of value require sacrifice. If people are too hurt, too busy, or too damn stupid to see that you’re a blessing they’ve been asking for, just fall back. Know your worth.” - Unknown*


392. “I try to keep it real. I don't have time to worry about what I'm projecting to the world. I'm just busy being myself.”


393. “Don’t Get So Busy Making A Living That You Forget To Make A Life”. Dolly Parton


394. “Not knowing how near the truth is, we seek it far away.” – Hakuin Ekaku


395. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.” – David Allen


396. “I am so busy doing nothing that the idea of doing anything which as you know, always leads to something cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything.” – Jerry Seinfeld


397. “Focus on being productive instead of busy.” – Tim Ferriss


398. “Busyness becomes our existential comfort pill, the refuge from existential angst.” — Nicos Hadjicostis


399. "I don’t have time, energy, or interest in hating the haters; I’m too busy loving the lovers.” – Steve Marabou


400. “Being busy is one thing however productivity is the real gem.”


401. “We all know our money isn’t infinite, yet we end up treating our time and energy and attention as if they are.”


402. “S.T.O.P. = Start To Open Possibilities” – Richie Norton


403. The perfect way to end a busy day!


404. Thank you for shopping with us during this busy [special occasion] season. You have a lot of choices, and we appreciate that you chose us.


405. “Those who are wise won’t be busy, and those who are too busy can’t be wise.” — Lin Yutang


406. “Don’t forget. while you’re busy doubting yourself. someone else is admiring your strength.” - Kristen Butler


407. “Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.” — Søren Kierkegaard


408. “If you want to assert a truth, first make sure it’s not just an opinion that you desperately want to be true.”


409. “More than anything, the journal wanted. It wanted more than it could hold, more than words could describe, more than diagrams could illustrate. Longing burst from the pages, in every frantic line and every hectic sketch and every dark-printed definition. There was something pained and melancholy about it.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater


410. “Don’t mistake movement for achievement. It’s easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?”


411. “A problem is only a problem when viewed as a problem. All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.”