70 Quotes About Balance Of External Life

Words with wisdom or proverbs may strike me when I am confused or puzzled. Maybe one sentence or a word could help you change the whole idea especially when you are in trouble or at the turning point. Today maybe you do not have any feeling about it, but you have seen it and keep it in your mind. Someday it would jump out all of sudden and the moment you would realize exactly what it is talking about. Even though you have no idea of it at all in the beginning. That is why I list so many good sentences with good meaning to try to help myself and help you.

  1. “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
  1. “Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.” – Robert Fulgham
  1. “Work, love, and play are the great balance wheels of man’s being.”- Orison Swett Marden
  1. “Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself.”- Jessye Norman
  1. “We come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance.”- Paul Boese
  1. “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
  1. “The problem is that technology has become an extra limb for some of us. It’s important to utilize this technology, but at the same time it’s important to know when to take a break from it.” – Alex Broches
  1. “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
  1. “What most people don’t realize is that marriage is a union of not only to people in regard to the ceremony, the tradition, but also the legality of being married, but also interacting with this other human being in a way that is going to bring balance to both of your lives.” – Cathy Pearson
  1. “Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . . For me, that balance is family, work, and service.” – Hillary Rodham Clinton
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “Through substitute activities, therapy, and hard work, grieving individuals can work through their anger and progress to live more balanced lives.” – Valerie Orr
  1. “As parents, we often struggle with balancing our desire to make our children happy and setting boundaries.” – Ellen Trump
  1. “It’s not about balance, it’s about designing a work-home-family life that makes you feel good. A life you don’t need a vacation from.” – Jacqueline Fisch
  1. “While it is important to love others unselfishly, it is crucial to find a balance. When we compromise our needs and martyr ourselves to the point of depleting ourselves and neglecting our needs, we become out of balance.” – Jessica Minty
  1. “If we are stressed out, we won’t be ‘joyful mothers of children.’ Balance is key.” – Katherine Leigh
  1. “The workplace today is very demanding, and you really can’t have your life as a working mom the way it was before baby. So work-life balance for you should be about trade-offs at one time or the other.” – Grace Essen
  1. “A good method of juggling different tasks is to always balance the short and long-term tasks.” – Gretchen Pilar
  1. “Pursuing your goal is in a sense, fired by internal motivation. Hence, you need a source of external motivation to keep things in balance.” – Ben Robinson
  1. “However, it is one thing to be consumed by your future financial goals, and another thing to be making progress and enjoying the process with a more balanced life by doing what brings you joy.” – Maggie Thompson
  1. “There are many successful businesses but few successful families. Yet, David O. McKay has said that ‘No other success can compensate for failure in the home.’ Without healthy relationships with family and friends, a person doesn’t truly have personal freedom. His life is out of balance.” – Benjamin P. Hardy
  1. “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton
  1. “It is better to rise from life as from a banquet – neither thirsty nor drunken.”- Aristotle
  1. “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.”- Stephen R. Covey
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “I have so much admiration for women who are mothers, who balance family and work.”- Beyonce
  1. “Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.”- Hillary Clinton
  1. “It is not work that kills men; it is the worry. Worry is rust upon the blade.”- Henry Ward Beecher
  1. “You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.”- Charles Buxton
  1. “Balance activity with serenity, wealth and simplicity, persistence with innovation, the community with solitude, familiarity with adventure, constancy with change, leading with following.”- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  1. “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.”- Anonymous
  1. “Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.”- Betsy Jacobson
  1. “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
  1. “I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.”- Oprah Winfrey
  1. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
  1. “Life is a balance between rest and movement.” – Rajneesh
  1. “Framing the issue of work-life balance – as if the two were dramatically opposed – practically ensures work will lose out. Who would ever choose to work over life?” – Sheryl Sandberg
  1. “I think taking vacations and turning off the phone and only doing emails or social media for a specific short amount of time helps with work/life balance. If I’m checking it all day I start to feel cuckoo-bird. So I just do it once or twice a day instead of a thousand. And then remembering that it doesn’t matter. It just doesn’t matter.” – Maria Bamford
  1. “I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.” – Oprah Winfrey
  1. “The work-life balance is a harsh reality for so many women, who are forced every day to make impossible choices. Do they take their kids to the doctor…and risk getting fired? Do they work weekends so they can afford to send their kids to better childcare…even though it means even less time with their families? Do they take another shift at work, so they can pay for piano lessons for their kids…even though it means they have to stop volunteering for the PTA? It just shouldn’t be this difficult to raise healthy families.” – Michelle Obama
  1. “To have someone who never makes a mistake, never finds her personal life in disarray, never worries about work-life balance? I think that would be unreal.”- Sophie Kinsella
  1. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.” – Michelle Obama
  1. “When I think about work-life balance, I don’t imagine it as a perfect day where I got to spend the exact right amount of time having an impact at work and snuggling with my kids at home. I never achieve that. But over the course of a month, or a quarter, or a year, I try to make time for the people and experiences I value.” – Jane Park
  1. “You can’t do a good job if your job is all you do.” – Katie Thurmes
  1. “Balance how much you give of yourself, including volunteer activities. You won’t do anyone any good you are stretched too thin.” – Monika Kristofferson
  1. “Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance.” – Epicurus
  1. “Consistency in leadership means everyone knows what to expect from you or in dealing with you. It is the quality that draws respect and value towards a leadership brand. This also means you have the discipline to stick to your principles and values regardless of challenges or consequences, and you prove this over a long period of time.” – Archibald Marwizi
  1. “Do Less. Be More.” – Elizabeth Grace Saunders
  1. “How do you visualize the success of those parts of the world falling under your leadership? What about the success of your organization, your family and all the people related to the two institutions? How fulfilling are the results of this personal evaluation? What can you start doing about it, today?” – Archibald Marwizi
  1. “The call to leadership excellence means you must now be awake to the reality that you are no longer your own, you are a blessing to society. In business, this will also mean value given to shareholders, customers, employees as well as society. This will take you, your family and your corporate base to appreciate that your leadership role and influence demands that they share you with other causes and stakeholders. As an effective person, you must be able to balance the demands on you and create the additional time that leadership at a higher level requires.” – Archibald Marwizi
  1. “The principles that guide your decisions as a leader must not be contradictory to your personal values. Your personal values must lay the strong foundation on which you build your leadership tenets. In becoming a principle-centred leader, these leadership values become your guiding principles and lenses for decision making.” – Archibald Marwizi
  1. “You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied with life.” – Heather Schuck
  1. “The speed of modern life is an oppressive thing, and the corporate world is quick to punish those with an honest heart. Qualities such as ‘nice, honest, kind, happy, relaxed, sincere, innocent’ are frowned upon as weaknesses. Yet these values are the essence of a good person. Unfortunately, if you don’t keep the balance, they can be lost like sand through your fingers.” – Fennel Hudson
  1. “The world is a stage. Life is an act… Just a balancing act.” – Tapan Ghosh
  1. “Principle-centred leadership, consistent leadership, stewardship and servant leadership are all values-driven. Always go back to reflect on your beliefs and values as you go about your leadership responsibilities.” – Archibald Marwizi
  1. “True balance means taking care of your health so you can enjoy your family and friends, which then leads to an environment that is conducive for experiencing success in your career.” – Michelle Moore
  1. “True wealth, success, and happiness can only be achieved by balancing our business life with the duty we have to our self and to our family.” – Joseph C. Kunz Jr.
  1. “Time debt is as big a problem as financial debt.” – Elizabeth Grace Saunders
  1. “We don’t need to strive towards balance, we rather need to work on the obstacles that are preventing the natural flow of balance.” – A.A. Alebraheem
  1. “When you have defined your mission, values, and attitudes in the context of leadership influence and excellence, you also need to conduct a personal audit, checking how aligned they are to your current leadership practices. Where necessary, begin to make adjustments.” – Archibald Marwizi
  1. “Women can have it all – a successful career, happy marriage, and motherhood. It’s not one or another. It’s about being able to fit it all in with stride. A strong woman can have all this because we were built for it.”- Kailin Gow
  1. “Work-life balance is not something we can find. That’s because we use words as if this balance were a noun when in reality it’s an action verb. We cannot find the balance because it’s a continual action with ongoing adjustments, just like the tightrope walker who constantly moves his pole to keep from falling” – Tina Hallis
  1. “Wealthy is not about accumulating money into banks/pockets, not about having multi-properties to count of the atmospheric knowns, “it is when you make others surrounding you to live a mult – health, happier and balanced life converging to the wealth you have indeed reflecting your available resources that enhances their appreciative earnings”. (Getting and Giving). Use your wealth to enrich others indeed.” – Wilson M. Mukama
  1. “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.”- Arianna Huffington
  1. “When the objects we use every day and the surroundings we live in have become in themselves a work of art, then we shall be able to say that we have achieved a balanced life.” – Bruno Munari
  1. “When bored of sitting, move! When bored with moving, sit! Balance your life or there will remain neither moving nor sitting in your life but only falling!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  1. “Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them –work, family, health, friends and spirit and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls — family, health, friends, and spirit are made of glass. If you drop one of these, they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged or even shattered. They will never be the same. You must understand that and strive for balance in your life.” Brian Dyson

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