Life seems to be busy for most people and if you know you are doing the best you can then there really is nothing more you can do then that.
Activity is not achievement. It is not enough to rush about beginning a lot of things and keeping busy. A well-spent life is one that rounds out what it has begun.
Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy.
I don't like lying around on the beach. I like to be busy.
Instead of putting Americans to work, the Teamsters have been busy yanking members off projects and idling construction projects from California to Indiana to New York in order to shake down employers.
Nature is busy creating absolutely unique individuals, whereas culture has invented a single mold to which all must conform. It is grotesque.
Don't mistake movement for achievement. It's easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?
Occupation is the necessary basis of all enjoyment.
If the Devil can’t make us really bad, then he’ll try to make us really busy.
We often become mentally and spiritually barren because we're so busy.
In a busy world, even as information is moving so rapidly, we have to learn who to trust in that regard even as we ourselves have to become more critical of the people who we want to trust. It's a weird situation.
The ego is like a kid in the basement: It's best to keep him busy.
Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist--while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!
I'd make my promises now if I wasn't so busy arranging to keep them.
I'm extremely busy and running around requires a lot of energy.
Every poet I know - although there may be some I don't know who lead very different lives, who maybe live in the country and don't teach - tends to be just like the rest of us: just really busy, really overcommitted.
That's how you become successful, man - you gotta stay busy.
A busy life is a wasted life.
It's amazing how many things busy people are doing that never will be missed.
I didn't have time to be anyone's muse. . . I was too busy rebelling against my family and learning to be an artist.
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