It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?
– Henry David Thoreau
The time to relax is — when you don’t have time for it.
– Sydney J. Harris
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
The world is moving so fast these days that the one who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick
The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is on the contrary born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life. When we do not do the one thing we ought to do, we have no time for anything else- we are the busiest people in the world.
– Eric Hoffer
At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you’ve left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent.
– Golda Meir
– Paul Gruchow
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
– Zora Neale Hurston
To fill the hour — that is happiness.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
– Rabindranath Tagore