Get busy living, or get busy dying.

The busy bee has no time for sorrow.

If you want work well done, select a busy man; the other kind has no time.

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans

Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing

It’s not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted.

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.

The poor and the busy have no leisure for sentimental sorrow.

He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.

We may be very busy, we may be very efficient, but we will also be truly effective only when we begin with the end in mind.

A man who is very busy seldom changes his opinions.

The busy man is troubled with but one devil; the idle man by a thousand

No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.

The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.

The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.