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Welcome to these Busy Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

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Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
- Socrates PHOTO

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon PHOTO

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Get busy living or get busy dying.
- Stephen King

 

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

Keep busy - with tasks that inspire you,
motivate you, or please you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who is too busy doing good
finds no time to be good.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable.
- Anonymous

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

Too bad all the people who know how to run this country
are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.
- George Burns

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo,
but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you
when the limo breaks down.
- Oprah Winfrey

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
- Anonymous

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

Profit is a by-product of work;
happiness is its chief product.
- Henry Ford

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Lead follow or get out of the way.
- Thomas Paine

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be resolute in your goals,
but flexible in your tactics.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The success of a project is best predicted
by the enthusiasm of its participants.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

If you love what you are doing, you ARE a success.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Leaders are those who empower others.
- Bill Gates

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved.
He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
- Ralph Nader

Example is leadership.
- Albert Schweitzer

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes


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