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Quotations on Busyness

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My candle burns at both its ends;
It will not last the night;
But oh, my foes, and oh, my friends --
It gives a lovely light.

~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?

~ Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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