It's not the time you put in, but what you put in the time.
God does not take away life; instead, he devises ways so that a banished person may not remain estranged from him.
2 Samuel 14:14 (New International Version)
Our role models are all busy, busy, busy. The media portrays very important people as never having a spare moment. Our society has this belief that if you're not busy, you're not interesting.
Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
If ants are such busy workers, how come they find time to go to all those picnics?
People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
There is no time like the pleasant.
the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.
Genesis 2:7 (New International Version)
The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in an awful hurry.
I have a very full and busy life and occasionally I am asked, Scotty, how can you do all that you do? The most telling reply I can give is: Because I spend at least two hours a day doing nothing.
M. Scott Peck
Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.
I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.
Work is love made visible.
Kahlil Gibran in The Prophet
The LORD is the stronghold of my life of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 27:1 (New International Version)
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
To labour is to pray.
Motto of the Benedictines
A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
Boredom is a sickness the cure for which is work; pleasure is only a palliative.
Le Duc de Lévis, Mémoires
Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.
I arise in the morning torn between the desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
E B White
When I work I relax; doing nothing or entertaining visitors makes me tired.
It is only the constant exertion and working of our sensitive, intellectual, moral, and physical machinery that keep us from rusting, and so becoming useless.
Employment is nature's physician, and is essential to human happiness.
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
Anatole France, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
God give me work, till my life shall end
And life, till my work is done.
Epitaph of Winifred Holtby
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Thomas A. Edison
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
From the fruit of his lips a man is filled with good things as surely as the work of his hands rewards him.
Proverbs 12:14 (New International Version)
Life is just a chance to grow a soul.
A. Powell Davies
Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key.
Many people whose lives are not frantic suffer from 'stress envy'. They've accepted a new definition of the good life: It's not the quality of life, it's the quantity. Success is measured by how much you can fit in.
What everyone wants from life is continuous and genuine happiness.
The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
Life is just one damned thing after another.
By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.
Genesis 2:2 (New International Version)
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. Now.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.
Proverbs 22:29 (New International Version)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is "trying things to see if they work."
For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light.
Psalm 36:9 (New International Version)
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Lives, like money, are spent. What are you buying with yours?
Roy H. Williams
Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
Life would be much easier if I had the source code.
I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
John 10:10 (New International Version)
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