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Keeping busy is a true medicine for most of your unnecessary worries and anxieties. People who are generally busy with their work or past-time have no time to worry about mundane things and hence, stay healthier than the rest. Not to mention, when you stay busy, success looks directly at you and comes to you before it approaches anyone else. The fact that you can have more leisure when you are keeping yourself busier in work is a quite a comic paradox. Busyness of a person cannot be always justified as his/her focus towards work. It could be a person who is a people pleaser and loads up himself just to impress his superiors, and ends up in not delivering the quality justifying his potential.

There is a notion that if you are not super busy, you aren’t important or hard working. When we think of a super busy person, it’s like people with a ringing phone, outpouring mail boxes, and a hectic schedule. This type of life leads to multi-tasking and interruptions, which are chronic for productivity. Busyness reduces productivity, as there is a sword hanging up your head which prevents you from concentrating on multiple things at once. The fact is there is a thin line between being focused and busy which needs to be understood.

Lucille Ball

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.

George Burns

Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.

Zora Neale Hurston

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.

Lucille Ball

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

Henry David Thoreau

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Success Success
John Lennon

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.

Tom Hardy

I have a very busy head. I have inside voices that I have learned to contain.

Bob Dylan

He not busy being born is busy dying.

Luke Perry

When I was a kid, I just devoured TV 24 hours a day. Now that it's actually available 24 hours a day, I'm usually busy doing other stuff. But I do watch TV when I can.

Dale Carnegie

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.

Gordon Ramsay

I don't like looking back. I'm always constantly looking forward. I'm not the one to sort of sit and cry over spilt milk. I'm too busy looking for the next cow.

Matt Lucas

Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.

We always make so many excuses for ourselves - 'I'm so busy, I'm so tired, I don't want to do it.' You know? 'I'm passionate about it, but I'm not going to be the person that changes things.' Why do we tell ourselves that? We totally could. There are so many people who are making so much change just because they're passionate.

Stephen King

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Living Dying
Kin Hubbard

A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower.

Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we're too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone.

Demi Lovato

I try to keep it real. I don't have time to worry about what I'm projecting to the world. I'm just busy being myself.

Akshay Kumar

Ever since I started my career, I have been busy with four to five releases a year. I enjoy being busy.

Thomas More

To be educated, a person doesn't have to know much or be informed, but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably to the transformative events of an engaged human life.

Dale Carnegie

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Chrissy Teigen

I did not grow up with a spatula in my hand. I didn't even cook that much in high school. I was busy being a teenager and doing everything that goes along with that.

Kin Hubbard

Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable.

Rita Rudner

They usually have two tellers in my local bank, except when it's very busy, when they have one.

Kanye West

I feel like I'm too busy writing history to read it.

History Writing

For my father, life was uni-dimensional. Reliance was his life. Yet, some of my most vivid memories are about spending time with him. However busy he may have been, whatever the pressure, Sunday was for his wife and kids. I try to do the same with my family.

Kangana Ranaut

I would never be able to spend all my life in a busy city like Mumbai.

George Burns

Too bad all the people who know how to run this country are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.

Christopher Lloyd

I was a slow starter. I didn't really make any dazzling impressions. But I don't really regret that because I learned a lot along the way. I always kept busy - I found my way my way, and I'm happy about it.

Socrates

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

Kurt Cobain

I'm too busy acting like I'm not Naive. I've seen it all, I was here first.

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Mila Kunis

I've definitely grown apart from a lot of my friends. Some of them don't understand the schedule, and it's not that I don't want to talk to them, it's that sometimes I am really busy and can't get back to them.

Armie Hammer

I never grew up reading or fantasizing about fairy tales. I was always too busy, like, outside being a kid.

Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art.

Eric Hoffer

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.

Parents of recovered children, and I've met hundreds, all share the same experience of doubters and deniers telling us our child must have never even had autism or that the recovery was simply nature's course. We all know better, and frankly we're too busy helping other parents to really care.

Horace

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.

Garrison Keillor

I'm not busy... a woman with three children under the age of 10 wouldn't think my schedule looked so busy.

Age Children
Billie Eilish

I've always liked being busy. If I have nothing to do for a week, it just makes me mad.

Katie Holmes

My schedule is pretty busy, so I've learned to do my makeup quickly because I prefer to sleep.

Christopher Lloyd

I like being busy.

Kris Jenner

My motivation is to be creative and have fun. You want to do something that keeps you on your toes the rest of your life and keeps you busy.

Charlie Hunnam

I realise few people get to live the life they always wanted, but I'm so neurotic, I don't really think about it. I'm too busy thinking, 'I hope I don't screw up my next scene.'

Kendall is really satisfied on her role in 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians.' With her modeling career, she's so busy. If she's not walking a runway, she's shooting a campaign or traveling around the world with her fashion obligations. She's a pretty busy little girl.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.

Robert Downey Jr.

I was kind of like chasing my tail and trying to do the right thing, and was a little bit stupid. Or irresponsible, which is the same thing I guess. It's just been really busy and I had a lot of great opportunities.

Greatness Stupidity
Henry David Thoreau

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.

Lord Byron

The busy have no time for tears.

Dolly Parton

I love being busy.

Stephen Curry

I am pretty chill before games. Have a go-to routine that keeps me busy until we are ready to take the court so I'm not just sitting around anxious for the game.

Stephen King

No, it's not a very good story - its author was too busy listening to other voices to listen as closely as he should have to the one coming from inside.

John Dryden

Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!

Rabindranath Tagore

He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.

Jeff Bridges

I'm always busy, but I'm lazy as well.

Victor Hugo

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.

Life Morning
Jake Gyllenhaal

When you have a lot of opportunities, which I am blessed to have had in terms of my work, you get into the habit of not paying attention to certain specifics. And as we get busy, anything we do is the same thing.

Rob Gronkowski

I've got four brothers, so with them and all our friends we had these sports parties in the basement. We'd play basketball, mini-sticks, baseball in the backyard, football, whatever it was. We were busy 24/7.

I go train, and like with Conan, I'm in leather, and with Drogo, I'm in leather or armor or something else. I'm not in my adidas sweat suit or my matching tracksuit pants to go work out. I got too busy of a day. I've got my boots.

Betty White

I enjoy being busy, I really do. Remember, I'm the stub end of the railroad. I have no family, so I'm not taking busy time away from people that I should be spending it with. So I'm just relaxing and enjoying it.

Steve Carell

I've waited my entire life to be busy. Whenever I hear actors complain about being busy, I think, 'shut up.' Because you do, you wait to be successful or to be able to work.

Tom Brady

When you have two busy kids running around the house, returning e-mails is a task, let alone surfing the web.

Lonliness
Kourtney Kardashian

Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.

Growth Lonliness
Emily Dickinson

I have a brother and sister; my mother does not care for thought, and father, too busy with his briefs to notice what we do. He buys me many books, but begs me not to read them, because he fears they joggle the mind.

Nelson Mandela

Before I went to jail, I was active in politics as a member of South Africa's leading organization - and I was generally busy from 7 A.M. until midnight. I never had time to sit and think.

Katherine Ryan

I'm not interested in younger men for the same reason most women aren't interested in younger men; I don't have time to make an extra packed lunch every morning. Please. I'm busy enough already.

Time Women Morning
Sarah Jessica Parker

I love, love, love being an actor - it's still the hardest and scariest thing I do, outside of parenting. But I've always been someone who likes a busy day.

Love Parenting
Jason Statham

Jet was very busy. I've been inspired by a lot of his movies.

Movies

If I went to somewhere busy, I wouldn't last very long. I can't go to a museum - I'll last 10 or 15 minutes in a museum. The problem is that when one person asks for a photograph, then someone sees a flash goes off, then everyone else sort of... it's sort of like a domino effect.

Naples is curiously chaotic and, if I'm honest, a bit dilapidated. It certainly has a 'lived-in' look. It's alive, it's vibrant, it's a little bit dirty, it's busy, and I loved it. I felt like this was how Rome would probably have been 2,000 years ago. There's a real bustle, and it's down and dirty.

Meryl Streep

I have a very busy life, and not many people who have a career and four kids go out a lot to the movies.

Mandy Moore

I need to be more consistent about taking care of myself no matter how busy I am.

Stephen Hawking

I was not a good student. I did not spend much time at college; I was too busy enjoying myself.

John Legend

I was a busy kid in high school - a little bit of an overachiever, I guess. Prom king was kind of silly, but the rest of the stuff was important to me.

Ivanka Trump

I had very busy parents, but I really appreciated having a set of traditions during my own childhood, like consistently celebrating holidays at the same place.

Francis Bacon

Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.

My mum always removed her make-up at night and taught me early on about the importance of taking care of your skin, especially when you're travelling or extremely busy, because it's so easily affected by your surroundings and health.

Hugh Grant

I suppose after 'Four Weddings' I was very busy for a bit, and I imagined that was my career, but I never had that thing of, 'I'm burning to be an actor. If I don't act, I'm not alive.' I've never had that.

While Donald Trump is busy insulting one group after another, Hillary Clinton understands that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Yes. We become stronger when black and white, Latino, Asian-American, Native American - when all of us stand together.

Togetherness
John Legend

I don't actually go to a lot of games because I think football on TV is better. Even though I'm pretty busy, I watch 90 percent of Ohio State's games.

Rob Gronkowski

My family has big business background, and I like to stay busy, too.

As a kid, I know that most of my parents' friends were because my mom made friends with them, and my dad went along. I know a lot of dads who do that. I think it just starts to happen with guys. In the case of my father, he was probably just too busy reading books about Titanic.

Kirsten Dunst

I know kids are supposed to go through these awkward stages, but I just never even thought about that. I was too busy worrying about getting my education while I was working.

As a player, you experience so many different moments, but you never truly sit back and reflect on them. You enjoy them, but with the championships, we were so busy celebrating with everyone that we didn't really realize what we had accomplished as individuals and as a team.

Daniel Radcliffe

I have a very busy personality.

Kate Winslet

I do like being busy. I'm not the kind of person who just sits around and goes to a spa when I'm not working.

Ivanka Trump

From a productivity perspective, prioritization is key. And it's very easy to focus on clearing the decks of minutia, especially when one's very busy.

Jeff Bridges

I consider myself a lazy guy, but I do a bunch of stuff, and I'm so busy that in my downtime, I like to be with my wife, who I'm just madly in love with.