88 Balancing Act Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of balancing act quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about finding balance.

Top 10 Balancing Act Quotes (BEST)

  1. Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing" it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way. — Fulton J. Sheen
  2. Our lives will only ever always continue to be a balancing act that has less to do with pain and more to do with beauty. — Shane Koyczan
  3. Every day is a major balancing act that I have to figure out and coordinate. — Jocko Willink
  4. So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. — Dr. Seuss
  5. Great art is always a balancing act. But all art has both - an emotional content and an intellectual content. — George L. Carlson
  6. We simply must balance our demand for energy with our rapidly shrinking resources. By acting now we can control our future instead of letting the future control us. — Jimmy Carter
  7. Manage the remarkable balance between acting from your heart and close to your gifts with completing the obligations that your labor and tasks require of you. Leverage opportunity AND seize joy. — Mary Anne Radmacher
  8. It's all about a balancing act between time, temperature and ingredients: That's the art of baking. — Peter Reinhart
  9. Today you are you! That is truer than true! — Dr. Seuss
  10. I've got forward momentum. There's no virtue in it. It's just a balancing act. I don't dare stop. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Short Balancing Act Quotes

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  • The balancing act is challenging at times. — Jeremy Jones
  • Any order is a balancing act of extreme precariousness. — Walter Benjamin
  • I love the idea that 'a person is a person no matter how small'. — Jim Carrey
  • And will you succeed? Yes, you will indeed! — Dr. Seuss
  • Keeping your artistic self as creative as possible is a balancing act. — Karrin Allyson
  • I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security. — Bill Owens
  • Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act. — Dr. Seuss
  • Balancing school, acting, and a social life can be difficult. — Sayings

Balancing Act Image Quotes

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Balancing act quote Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.

Life Is A Balancing Act Quotes

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HELPED are those whose ever act is a prayer for harmony in the Universe, for they are the restorers of balance to our planet. To them will be given the insight that every good act done anywhere in the cosmos welcomes the life of an animal or a child. — Alice Walker

So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act. — Dr. Seuss

I don't think balance is ever achieved in the full sense of the word. Life is more like a juggling act, spinning plates in the air, allowing some to drop, and picking them back up or adding new ones when the timing is right. — Candace Cameron

Balancing act quote Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

My intention for my life is to stay centered, and from that intention come my priorities: my son, my family, my job, my self. That then informs what kind of work I can take on. It's a balancing act, but a fun one. — Jewel

I think parenthood is a wonderful balancing act. On the one hand, you want to spend as much time with your children as possible. On the other hand, you want to set an example for them to see that you're fulfilled in your life and in your work. — Michael Sheen

Finding Balance Quotes

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The landscape affects the human psyche - the soul, the body and the innermost contemplations - like music. Every time you feel nature deeper you resonate better with her, finding new elements of balance and freedom. — Nikos Kazantzakis

Twenty seconds before a race, there's absolute focus. The key thing is to achieve relaxation, but at the same to have absolute total control. You've got to find the balance between being totally ready to go and being really at peace with yourself as well. — Cathy Freeman

Even the greatest idea can become meaningless in the rush to judgement. To gauge an idea as feasible we must cut our ties to the status quo and find the balance between constructive criticism and judgment. Within that balance we will uncover crucial input for making our ideas a reality. — Shigeo Shingo

Balancing act quote There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.

The trickster, the riddler, the keeper of balance, he of the many faces who finds life in death and who fears no evil; he who walks through doors. — Christopher Paolini

In life... we need to find a balance. You have to set rules and limitations - that is called discipline. And you have to practice that in all your worlds. — Cesar Millan

Just as discipline and freedom are opposing forces that must be balanced, leadership requires finding the equilibrium in the dichotomy of many seemingly contradictory qualities between one extreme and another. — Jocko Willink

Balancing act quote Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.

There will always be some who, for whatever reason, find themselves dependent on the charity of others. But when half the population is along for the ride, the system becomes dangerously out of balance. Things fall apart. — Tucker Carlson

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The key to finding a happy balance in modern lives is simplicity. — Sogyal Rinpoche

In an asana, the mind has to reach inside the body to find a quiet space until a point comes where perfect balance is felt. — Geeta Iyengar

Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. — Thomas Kinkade

Balance Time Quotes

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

We must continue to unite in sisterhood to turn our tears into triumph. There is no time to rest until our world achieves wholeness and balance, where all men and women are considered equal and free. — Leymah Gbowee

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In the case of Enron, we balance our positions all the time. — Kenneth Lay

Balancing act quote We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

In all my years of counselling those near death, I've yet to hear anyone say they wish they had spent more time at the office — Harold S. Kushner

Life is best enjoyed when time periods are evenly divided between labor, sleep, and recreation...all people should spend one-third of their time in recreation which is rebuilding, voluntary activity, never idleness. — Brigham Young

You can trade money for time by working less and buying goods and services that save time. Hire household help, a personal assistant, and pay other people to do things you don’t want to do. — Edward O. Thorp

Balancing act quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

The obvious reductio ad absurdum is Holocaust deniers: Should their perspective be provided, for "balance," any time someone writes about the Holocaust? — Chris Mooney

There will be found to exist at all times an imperious necessity for restraining all the functionaries of the Government within the range of their respective powers thereby preserving a just balance between the powers granted to this Government and those reserved to the States and to the people. — John Tyler

I wish I had spent more time at the office. — Paul Tsongas

A good balance of winning and losing is important. If you just win all the time, you won't get anything out of it; having some tough losses can be really important. — Andrew Shue

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More Balancing Act Quotes

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Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. — Deborah Tannen

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking. — Georges Clemenceau

It's funny; it's a real balancing act. In TV, everybody's talking about authenticity. In order to make 'Dirty Jobs' authentic, I really can't be overly informed. The minute I am, I become a host It's a very tricky business paying a tribute to work, because TV is very bad at it. — Mike Rowe

So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life's A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you'll move mountains. — Dr. Seuss

It’s not rocket science. It’s social science – the science of understanding people’s needs and their unique relationship with art, literature, history, music, work, philosophy, community, technology and psychology. The act of design is structuring and creating that balance. — Clement Mok

Moderation, the Golden Mean, the Aristonmetron, is the secret of wisdom and of happiness. But it does not mean embracing an unadventurous mediocrity; rather it is an elaborate balancing act, a feat of intellectual skill demanding constant vigilance. Its aim is a reconciliation of opposites. — Robertson Davies

You'll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You'll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left. — Dr. Seuss

If the multitude is possessed of the balance of real estate, the multitude will have the balance of power, and in that case the multitude will take care of the liberty, virtue, and interest of the multitude in all acts of government. — John Adams

What kind of choice is it, really, when motherhood forces you into a delicate balancing act -- not just between work and family, as the equation is typically phrased, but between your premotherhood and postmotherhood identities? What kind of choice is it when you have to choose between becoming a mother and remaining yourself? — Judith Warner

Market values are fixed only in part by balance sheets and income statements; much more by the hopes and fears of humanity; by greed, ambition, acts of God, invention, financial stress and strain, weather, discovery, fashion and numberless other causes impossible to be listed without omission. — Gerald M. Loeb

A rational man acting in the real world may be defined as one who decides where he will strike a balance between what he desires and what can be done. — Walter Lippmann

We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living. — Davy Crockett

Filmmaking is not a balancing act, although some directors think it is. I don't believe in it. I like ups and downs. They're the best way to translate my feelings to the screen. — Takashi Miike

The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes. — Cliff Stearns

Maintain a state of balance between physical acts and inner serenity,like a lute whose strings are finely tuned. — Gautama Buddha

I don't care what anyone says. You have to wake up and say to yourself, 'I accept that I have diabetes, and I'm not going to let it run my entire life.' It's a fine line, a Catch-22, a balancing act. I work to enjoy my life like a regular human being and at the same time keep my blood sugar levels as decent as possible. — Bret Michaels

Motives are symptoms of weakness, and supplements for the deficient energy of the living principle, the law within us. Let them then be reserved for those momentous acts and duties in which the strongest and best-balanced natures must feel themselves deficient, and where humility no less than prudence prescribes deliberation. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence — Deborah Tannen

But you must not change one thing, one pebble, one grain of sand, until you know what good and evil will follow on that act. The world is in balance, in Equilibrium. A wizard's power of Changing and Summoning can shake the balance of the world. It is dangerous, that power...It must follow knowledge, and serve need. — Ursula K. Le Guin

The balancing act of motherhood and a career, and being a wife, is something that I don't think I'll ever perfect, but I love the challenge of it. — Kerri Walsh

Trying to be a socialist and a libertarian is obviously a very difficult balancing act, which nobody has pulled off too successfully in this century. — David Hare

An unspoiled river is a very rare thing in this Nation today. Their flow and vitality have been harnessed by dams and too often they have been turned into open sewers by communities and by industries. It makes us all very fearful that all rivers will go this way unless somebody acts now to try to balance our river development. — Lyndon B. Johnson

Up till now, we can suppose, nervous systems solved the 'Now what do I do?' problem by a relatively simple balancing act between a strictly limited repertoire of actions - if not the famous four F's (fight, flee, feed, or mate), then a modest elaboration of them. — Daniel Dennett

In what I like to call the Great Asymmetry, every spectacular incident of evil will be balanced by 10,000 acts of kindness, too often unnoted and invisible. — Stephen Jay Gould

We've just learned how to balance ourselves a little better so that we're happier way more of the time than not, and, you know, being happy is a radical and desirable act if you ask me. — Anthony Kiedis

David O. Russell's best films are thrilling high wire acts that run the moment to moment risk of tumbling to the ground. In his latest, "Joy," Russell has more trouble than usual keeping his balance on the wire. — David O. Russell

My parents told me they knew they made lots of mistakes raising us, but that they did their best. Most parents will say something like that at some point, and they are usually right. But I think children also do their best while being raised. Finding family "happiness" is a fine balancing act. — Torill Kove

The intertwining of corporations and government has become so extensive in this century that the notion of a democratic balancing act has become a dangerous illusion-and one of the cornerstones of the corporate mystique. — Charles Derber

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