If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Exciting Being Busy quotations
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things.
He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
A true and faithful Christian does not make holy living an accidental thing.
It is his great concern. As the business of the soldier is to fight, so the business of the Christian is to be like Christ.
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.
Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Instead of complaining about your circumstances, get busy and create some new ones.
There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.
If your busy with yourself now, you will be busy with yourself then.
If you are busy with Allah now, you will be with Him then.
First and foremost, I'm a journalist.
My business is the truth. Now, I happen to be other things, too - a pop-culture phenomenon, the most in-demand speaker on the campus lecture circuit, whatever.
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.
Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted, when we tolerate what we know to be wrong, when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy or too frightened, when we fail to speak up and speak out, we strike a blow against freedom and decency and justice.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
I see and hear daily that you of the Clergy preach one against another, teach one contrary to another, inveigh one against another without charity or discretion. Some be too stiff in their old mumpsimus, others be too busy and curious in their new sumpsimus. Thus all men almost be in variety and discord.
Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.
I love to be clean. I wear the same things, all of my clothes pretty much look the same. I'm a plain and simple type of guy. I don't really do a lotta busy colors and things of that nature. I feel like less is more.
Some jobs pay better, some jobs smell better, and some jobs have no business being treated like careers. But work is never the enemy, regardless of the wage. Because somewhere between the job and the paycheck, there’s still a thing called opportunity, and that’s what people need to pursue.
Power will be maintained by the groovy guy or gal who gets the most media coverage for his sleaze. Naturally, his friends in various businesses will do okay, too.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
Costs do not exist to be calculated. Costs exist to be reduced.
There would be no hair growing business today had I not started it.
Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.
Either get busy living or get busy dying.
Very often people who admit the facts, who are willing to see that Mr.
Rockefeller has employed force and fraud to secure his ends, justify him by declaring, 'It's business.' That is, 'it's business' has come to be a legitimate excuse for hard dealing, sly tricks, special privileges.
If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.
As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business.
Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.
The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade;
a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head.
I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans;
I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big!
Focus on being productive instead of busy.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
Two months ago I had a nice apartment in Chicago.
I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, `That's their business, not mine.' Now I know how wrong. I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the world, had better be the business of us all.
I think I need to keep being creative not to prove anything but because it makes me happy just to do it... I think trying to be creative, keeping busy, has a lot to do with keeping you alive.
Kind-hearted people might of course think there was some ingenious way to disarm or defeat an enemy without too much bloodshed, and might imagine this is the true goal of the art of war. Pleasant as it sounds; it is a fallacy that must be exposed: War is such a dangerous business that the mistakes which come from kindness are the very worst.
The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement.
The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.
If you genuinely want something, don't wait for it -- teach yourself to be impatient.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Are you too busy for improvement? Frequently, I am rebuffed by people who say they are too busy and have no time for such activities. I make it a point to respond by telling people, look, you’ll stop being busy either when you die or when the company goes bankrupt.