Inspirational Quotes About Work Life Balance

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It can be hard to balance work and life, but these inspirational quotes can help you focus on what's most important for you.

Quotes About Work Life Balance

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

It is better to rise from life as from a banquet - neither thirsty nor drunken.

Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we're scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don't have a lot of time to take care of ourselves.

We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list.
Michelle Obama

I have the feeling that in a balanced life one should die penniless. The trick is dismantling.
Art Garfunkel

Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.
Stephen R Covey

Most people chase success at work, thinking that will make them happy. The truth is that happiness at work will make you successful.”
Alexander Kjerulf

For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.
Lily Tomlin

Burnout is about resentment.  Preventing it is about knowing yourself well enough to know what it is you're giving up that makes you resentful.
Marissa Mayer

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
Barbara de Angelis

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
Harriet Braiker

A time for everything: A time to relax and a time to be busy, a time to frolic and a time to labor, a time to receive and a time to give, a time to begin and a time to finish.

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Gift of Balance in Your Life - May you find the balance of life, time for work but also time for play. Too much of one thing ends up creating stress that no one needs in their life.
Catherine Pulsifer

I have so much admiration for women who are mothers, who balance family and work.


Don't confuse having a career with having a life.
Hillary Clinton

It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Worry is rust upon the blade.
Henry Ward Beecher

Find your balance and stand with it. Find your song and sing it out. Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance. Find the questions that only you know how to ask and the answers that you are content to not know.
Mary Anne Radmacher

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Mr. Miyagi

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

Balance activity with serenity, wealth and simplicity, persistence with innovation, community with solitude, familiarity with adventure, constancy with change, leading with following.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter how busy you are, or how busy you think you are, the work will always be there tomorrow, but your friends might not be.

Work, love, and play are the great balance wheels of man's being.

Orison Swett Marden

It's a paradox. How does one balance living in the now with preparing responsibly for the future? The key to this dilemma lies in the distinction between "worrying about the future" and "preparing for the future." The two concepts are not at all the same.

Johnathan Lockwood Huie

Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.
Betsy Jacobson

We have overstretched our personal boundaries and forgotten that true happiness comes from living an authentic life fueled with a sense of purpose and balance.
Dr. Kathleen Hall

I've learned that you can't have everything and do everything at the same time.
Oprah Winfrey

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
Thomas Merton

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