67 Life Balance Quotes

 

  • Work, love and play are the great balance wheels of man’s being. – Orison Swett Marden

 

  • I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it. – Charles Schulz

 

  • A true balance between work and life comes with knowing that your life activities are integrated, not separated. – Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

 

  • I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

 

  • Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain

 

  • Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable. – Sydney J. Harris

 

  • Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create. – Jana Kingsford

 

  • Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. – Danny Kaye

 

  • A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. – James Allen

 

  • It is better to rise from life as from a banquet – neither thirsty nor drunken. – Aristotle

 

  • Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses

 

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

 

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

 

  • The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie. – Susan Sontag

 

  • We are all tasked to balance and optimize ourselves. – Mae Jemison

 

  • There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences. – Jack Welch

 

  • Life is a balance of fear and overcoming it. – Jimmy Iovine

 

  • All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. – Henry Ellis

 

  • Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no ones definition of your life, but define yourself. – Harvey Fierstein

 

  • I wish I had not been in a hurry to get on to the next thing: dinner, bath, book, bed. I wish I had treasured the doing a little more and the getting it done a little less. – Anna Quindlen

 

  • Next to love, balance is the most important thing. – John Wooden

 

  • The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly – that is what each of us is here for. – Oscar Wilde

 

  • You can maintain work-life balance even while pursuing careers. – Chanda Kochhar

 

  • Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. – Epicurus

 

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

 

  • If you’re searching for “work/life balance” you’ll always be disappointed because “balance” connotes a zero-sum equation. – Stewart D. Friedman

 

  • Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself. – Jessye Norman

 

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

 

  • I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer. – Jim Carrey

 

  • 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

 

  • So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

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

 

  • Life is the game that must be played. – Edwin Arlington Robinson

 

  • Like with anything in life, find the balance between too much work and being too lazy; between spending too much and being a scrooge; between being gone all the time and being in each other’s way; between talking each other’s ears off and dead silence. – Christian Olsen

 

  • It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. – Philip Green

 

  • 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

 

  • You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life. – Heather Schuck

 

  • There is no decision that we can make that doesn’t come with some sort of balance or sacrifice. – Simon Sinek

 

  • If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money on them. – Abigail Van Buren

 

  • A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. – Charles Darwin

 

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

 

  • They are sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing. – William Shakespeare

 

  • Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. – Steven R. Covey

 

  • Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

  • Focus on being balanced – success is balance. – Laila Ali

 

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

 

  • We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves. – Francis J. Braceland

 

  • Don’t confuse having a career with having a life. – Hillary Clinton

Life balance quotes

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

 

  • 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. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

  • The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday. – Unknown

 

  • 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

 

  • Fortunate, indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use. – Peter Latham

 

  • Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein

 

  • Too much of one thing can end up creating stress; this is something that no one needs in their life. But living a life in balance can provide harmony and peace. – Catherine Pulsifer

 

  • The critical part of a balance in life is choosing priorities. If you are trying to balance a family and a career, the choices are complex because both are important. – Byron Pulsifer

 

  • We are always getting ready to live but never living. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • Do we work for and pay for all this convenience in order to live our lives, or do we live our lives in order to work for and pay for all this convenience? – Colin Beavan

 

  • We need to introduce a little balance into your life. Part of this balance means not missing out on some of the marvels of life around you, the fun, some excitement, or other challenges in life. – Catherine Pulsifer

 

  • Happiness depends on how you balance your life’s equations between positive and negative experiences and attitudes. – Unknown

 

  • The calm and balanced mind is the strong and great mind; the hurried and agitated mind is the weak one. – Wallace D. Wattles

 

  • Self-care is how you take your power back. – Lalah Delia

 

  • He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

  • Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward. – Maxwell Maltz

 

  • Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt

 

  • The key to keeping your balance is knowing when you’ve lost it. – Unknown