31 Most Famous Work & Life Balance Quotes That Will Inspire You

  • The key to keeping your balance is knowing when you’ve lost it. – Anonymous
  • You can maintain work-life balance even while pursuing careers. – Chanda Kochhar
  • Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. – Dolly Parton
  • The more often you decline invitations to spend time with friends or family because you are too busy with either work or other activities, the more you should realize that your life is not in balance. – Byron Pulsifer
  • A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. – William Arthur Ward
  • 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
  • Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein
  • Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices. – Betsy Jacobson
  • Don’t confuse having a career with having a life. – Hillary Clinton
  • 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
  • Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. – Thomas Merton
  •  Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. —Dolly Parton
  • 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
  • The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. – Michael Altshuler
  • A Career Is Wonderful But You Can’t Curl Up With It On A Cold Night – Marilyn Monroe
  • We Need To Do A Better Job Of Putting Ourselves Higher On Our Own ‘To Do’ List – Michelle Obama
  • It’s All About Quality of Life And Finding A Happy Balance Between Work And Friends And Family – Philip Green
  • You Can Have It All. You Just Can’t Have It All At Once – Oprah Winfrey
  • Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important. – Stephen R. Covey
  • Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. — Harriet Braiker
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • One of the major issues plaguing human potential in the corporate world today is work-life balance. The term itself diminishes our ability to make the case that work can be a richly rewarding part of a person’s life and should in many ways be personal. – Matthew Kelly
  • One reason I practice meditation is to maintain my own balance and clarity of mind in the face of such huge challenges, and to be able to stay more or less on course through all the weather changes that, as a parent, I encounter day in and day out on this journey. – Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • In all aspects of our lives balance is key. Doing one thing too much can cause upset, like the old saying goes, everything in moderation is the secret! – Catherine Pulsifer
  • 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
  • Burnout is about resentment.  Preventing it is about knowing yourself well enough to know what it is you’re giving up that makes you resentful. – Marissa Mayer
  • Happiness comes from living as you need to, as you want to. As your inner voice tells you to. Happiness comes from being who you actually are instead of who you think you are supposed to be. – Shonda Rhimes
  • Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away. – Barbara de Angelis
  • Trying to do it all and expecting that it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy. – Sheryl Sandberg

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