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#1. There's constant drama, and I'm busy, busy, but at the center of the madness is the desire to write, the need to write. That desire, that need, is as palpable and relentless as any junkie's craving, and will possess me all day until I can park myself in a chair and do my work. - Author: Jillian Medoff
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#2. I try to go to my parents' house as much as I can. No matter how busy we are as a family, we always make that time to have that 'family together' day because we want to. You can't let work and life get in the way of spending time together. - Author: Tahj Mowry
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#3. It is possible that we can get so busy doing work 'for' the Lord that we have no time FOR the Lord. - Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
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#4. I love to be busy. I'm envious of people who are able to take their spare time and relax. All I like to do is work. Perhaps it's lingering Calvinist guilt? - Author: Moby
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#5. It is not enough to be busy we must be productive. Everyone can account for every hour of the day but that does not mean anything was accomplished of value. - Author: Randall Wright
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#6. Find your hidden talents, your hidden potentials, your hidden purposes and convert them into a better business for the benefit of the entire world. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#7. My life is extremely full and wretchedly busy, and I feel that while my life drains energy from my work, my work in turn drains energy from my life. The result is, I am always playing catch-up spiritually. That is my thorn. - Author: Jan Karon
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#8. There are two types of 'busy': 1)
Constantly distracting yourself from what is true. 2) Constantly working to create something real. - Author: Oli Anderson
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#9. I don't want to bore people or myself - to be busy is something to be grateful for, but to be busy doing diverse work is absolutely ... I wouldn't change it for the world. I feel very lucky for that. - Author: Darren Boyd
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#10. You don't make a fortune doing cartoons. It's a lot of fun, it keeps you busy, and it's better than a kick in the pants, absolutely. But doing voiceover work doesn't make you rich. It just doesn't. - Author: Patrick Warburton
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#11. Not everybody will get it. People will misinterpret you and what you do. They might even call you names. So get comfortable with being misunderstood, disparaged, or ignored
the trick is to be too busy doing your work to care. - Author: Austin Kleon
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#12. Don't talk to me any more about poetry for months
unless it is other men's work. I really love verse, even rubbish. But I'm fearfully busy at a novel, and brush all the gossamer of verse off my face. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#13. May He support us all the day long, till the shades lengthen, and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of life is over, and our work is done! Then in His mercy may He give us a safe lodging, and a holy rest, and peace at the last. - Author: John Henry Newman
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#14. [W]hen it's slow, they send you home, and when it's busy, they expect you to stay late. They also expect you to be able to come in to cover someone's shift if a co-worker gets sick at the last minute. Basically, they're expecting you to be available to work all the time. Scheduling is impossible. - Author: Linda Tirado
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#15. My mum is very driven and has always kept me busy ... She used to say to me, 'Nobody likes a teenager. So use your teenage years to work. Then enjoy your life when you're slightly older.' - Author: Ella Eyre
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#16. Some people never stop working, especially the demanding type of person whom the world never seems to touch, the indomitable person whom is determined to make the world their own place. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#17. One of the major obstacles impeding any positive future change in our lives is that we are too busy with our current work or activity. Levi quit his tax-work, Peter stopped fishing at lake, Paul ceased being a priest. They all left their jobs because they thought it was necessary. - Author: John Ruskin
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#18. But certain people just think it's their job to freak out. As long as they're freaking out, they feel busy, like they must be doing work. Getting upset is force, but no motion. Unless we are moving the children forward, we aren't doing work. - Author: Esme Raji Codell
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#19. I work a lot of hours, and in this business you really try to keep as busy as you possibly can. Sometimes when you really focus on kids in your free time you lose the husband and wife relationship to some degree. It's been a real focus for us to make sure we stay focused on us two. - Author: Cameron Mathison
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#20. No one is so busy that he hasn't the time to dismantle a work of art. - Author: Halldor Laxness
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#21. I realized that I have to slow down. I work so hard, I'm so busy. - Author: Carnie Wilson
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#22. The problem is that those of us who are lucky enough to do work that we love are sometimes cursed with too damn much of it. - Author: Terry Gross
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#23. I never doubted that I would work, and every time I went to an audition, I went into the room with the knowledge that I was going to get the part. Ninety-nine times out of 100, I didn't. - Author: Busy Philipps
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#24. I've always said that idleness dulls the spirit. We have to keep the brain busy, or at least the hands if we don't have a brain. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#25. Sometimes I think that an awful lot of technology is just busy work, something we've created to help hide the fact that the human situation, the things that touch us and frighten us and move us haven't changed. - Author: Betty Younis
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#26. Even if you are completely busy at work, you should still have a constant ministry in the church - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#27. I just like to stay busy, and I like to work with interesting people. - Author: Adam Schlesinger
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#28. My son has been known to throw a book at the television set when he called for me to come play and I was obviously busy in the box. But I'm told that children of television performers grow up thinking that all mommies or daddies work on TV and that it's no big deal. - Author: Jane Pauley
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#29. I think that timing is everything. At first, it was too soon. And then, the time was right, but I was busy with other things, and the cast was busy with other things. By the time we sat down to work on the movie, enough time had passed that suddenly a different story emerged. - Author: Mitchell Hurwitz
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#30. 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. - Author: Steve Carell
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#31. The Rotary Club will do the work, because business people are busy. But the impact and the value of this will be to the business. - Author: Dan Abrams
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#32. Busy day ahead. Things to do. People to beat. A Dominatrix's work was never done. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#33. Writing is difficult. It's a time commitment, it's labor and I'd have to get myself to sit down and actually do the work and outline. - Author: Busy Philipps
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#34. The hardest job of all is trying to look busy when you're not. - Author: William Feather
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#35. I prefer to be busy all day long, and when you work for someone else, you're not busy enough. - Author: Francois Truffaut
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#36. If you want to get something done, give it to a busy man. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#37. I don't have time to read popular fiction. I'm too busy with work.' Secretaries, he thought acidly, read that junk, at home in bed at night. It stimulates them. Instead of the real thing. Which they're afraid of. But of course really crave. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#38. I asked him what his work was. He answered that he devoted all his time to his political activities ... He was undoubtedly busy with the diplomatic relations between his testicles and women's breast. - Author: Marjane Satrapi
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#39. My God, rich people have the time to praise You if they want to, but the poor people are so busy, accept their work as praise because, my God, they don't have time for everything. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#40. Try to develop actual work habits, and even though you have a busy life, try to reserve an hour, say - or more - a day to write. Some very good things have been written on an hour a day. - Author: John Updike
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#41. If the devil can't steal your soul, he'll just keep you busy doing meaningless church work. - Author: Shane Claiborne
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#42. Possibly I am difficult to live with, but I don't bring my work home much. I'm either busy or not busy. And I don't work from home. I have an office here which has a white wall. No view. I did try working in a room with a view but it was too interesting. Too distracting. - Author: Jack Dee
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#43. It is YOU who is so busy disrespecting artistry. You disrespect your own remarkable talents and more importantly you disrespect the talent, hard work, and tenacity of all artists when you go so rudely and savagely after such an accomplished and humble artist like BECK. - Author: Shirley Manson
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#44. During the first World War women in the United States had a chance to try their capacities in wider fields of executive leadershipin industry. Must we always wait for war to give us opportunity? And must the pendulum always swing back in the busy world of work and workers during times of peace? - Author: Mary Barnett Gilson
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#45. I regret that I've been so busy with clinical work that I haven't been able to spend much time on experiments and outcome studies. - Author: Albert Ellis
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#46. 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. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#47. I'm so busy and there's so much going on, that the gym or a workout can't be a last minute thought, like, 'I have nothing to do today I'm going to go to the gym.' Now it's, 'When am I going to find time to work out tomorrow?' - Author: Alison Sweeney
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#48. A good man will not waste himself upon mean and discreditable work or be busy merely for the sake of being busy. - Author: Seneca.
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#49. Everybody - even huge movie stars - have downs. That's just how it is. The work ebbs and flows. My manager and I were saying, 'Let's remember that in 2013 we were soooo busy.' So whenever it is that we're not, maybe it'll come back again. Maybe it won't. But you've gotta love the ride. - Author: Betsy Brandt
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#50. Job creators should be able to focus on their work - not on Washington's busy-work. - Author: Peter Roskam
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#51. Whimpering never kept a leaking vessel from foundering. Vigorously manning the pumps has. Get busy with your head and hands, not your chin. - Author: B.C. Forbes
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#52. Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing - Author: Thomas A. Edison
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#53. When we think we're multitasking we're actually multiswitching. That is what the brain is very good at doing - quickly diverting its attention from one place to the next. We think we're being productive. We are, indeed, being busy. But in reality we're simply giving ourselves extra work. - Author: Michael Harris
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#54. For me, coming to work and laughing is so much more preferable than coming to work and having to cry over a corpse or something. That's a drag. - Author: Busy Philipps
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#55. I'm not afraid of hard work. I like it! It's the other bit - the not working - I find more problematic. If I'm not busy, I just get antsy. I've been this way since I was a child. Sitting still is like torture for me. - Author: Pixie Lott
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#56. My family loves to take me out, and we do regular things like go to the movies. My friends do that as well. At the same time, I love work and I want to be busy all the time! - Author: Olivia Holt
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#57. I'm somebody who doesn't work with a stylist. I'll be honest with you, I'm a mom and it's just not something I want to put money toward because it's expensive to have somebody who helps dress you and I feel like I have to pay for preschool and so many things ... so I don't have a stylist. - Author: Busy Philipps
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#58. O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out. - Author: Abu Bakr
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#59. If you want work well done, select a busy man - the other kind has no time. - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#60. In the midst of a busy life don't forget to live. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#61. I've tried in my career to do most everything, because it all intrigues me. And I've found the first time I work in a new form, I discover all the things that make that an exciting medium. I've been very busy most of my career. I've had very few vacations. - Author: Rupert Holmes
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#62. When we are in Christ His goals are now our goals, and we are to be busy with his work on earth. - Author: J. Aaron Gruben
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#63. We are so busy working on God, we forget He is trying to work on us. That is what this life is all about: God at work on us, trying to remake us into vessels of glory. We are so busy praying to change things that we have little time to allow prayer to change us. - Author: David Wilkerson
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#64. I'd love to do a talk show. But I'm too busy for it. It's just too much work. - Author: Paul Reubens
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#65. The start-up life kept me busy and surfaced the problem of not being able to stay on top of my personal finances, which led me to invent Mint. I was working 80-hour weeks, and had done enough preliminary work and research to know I had a big idea: To make money management effortless and automated. - Author: Aaron Patzer
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#66. Well, the end of another busy day. I can't wait till I get back to bed. If that don't work I'll try to sleep. - Author: Mae West
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#67. Organizational busy work tends to expand to fill the working day. - Author: Tom DeMarco
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#68. I love music, and outside of work my family keeps me very busy, I have five children to keep track of. - Author: Alberto Juantorena
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#69. I'm try[ing] to catch up on my work and you know I keep my eyes on the road, but I'm a busy man. - Author: Rob Ford
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#70. The road to Heaven is paved with bullshit and busy work. - Author: Tad Williams
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#71. The bed is just a decoration in a busy man's bedroom. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#72. It's easy to get sucked into "busy" and "urgent" mode, especially when you have a lot of unprocessed and relatively out-of-control work on your desk, in your e-mail, and on your mind. - Author: Anonymous
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#73. Education in the United States is a passion and a paradox. Millions want it, and commend it, and are busy about it. At the same time they degrade it by trying to get it free of charge and free of work. - Author: Jacques Barzun
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#74. It's incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the busyness of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it's leaning against the wrong wall. It is possible to be busy - very busy - without being very effective. - Author: Stephen R. Covey
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#75. Obviously in a work capacity I've been tremendously busy running The Trump Organization now that my father's on the campaign trail and my own company and the growth of that. So it's been an amazing time, a wild experience, and an incredible one. - Author: Ivanka Trump
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#76. After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working. - Author: Kenneth Grahame
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#77. Instead of putting Americans to work, the Teamsters have been busy yanking members off projects and idling construction projects from California to Indiana to New York in order to shake down employers. - Author: Michelle Malkin
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#78. Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy! - Author: Nigel Dennis
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#79. Group idea sessions rarely work. Why? Members too busy knocking down insights to hear the tap-tap of revelation - Author: Phillip Gary Smith
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#80. We talk a lot on 'Biggest Loser' about how fitness is a natural antidepressant, how it burns off stress. What I like about running is that it gives me time alone. I'm always busy, with people at work, with my kids. I love getting out for a run by myself and just listening to my music. - Author: Alison Sweeney
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#81. I like to have a sense of accomplishment through work. I'm busy golfing and attending activities, but I think of holding a meeting as playing golf. I think my approach is very good. I don't feel I lose a lot of fun things in life even though I am busy all day. - Author: Liang Wengen
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#82. After being let go from CBS and looking for a year for work, I will never catch myself complaining about being too busy. - Author: Mika Brzezinski
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#83. If a man does not go about his work with enthusiasm, it means that he has not yet found a work that he likes. Every mortal is a busy bee when he comes to the task that Destiny has set aside for him. - Author: George Ade
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#84. A busy schedule can be difficult, but I have the best husband on the planet. He supports my endeavors, and we work as a team. - Author: Jane Leeves
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#85. Most of the time you're too busy to think about it. But every now and then you say, 'I work at 'Saturday Night Live,' and that is so cool. - Author: Tina Fey
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#86. I am focused on the work. I am constantly creating. I am a busy girl. I live and breathe my work. I love what I do. I believe in the message. There's no stopping. I didn't create the fame, the fame created me. - Author: Lady Gaga
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#87. When we are busy at work and busy at home, an hour's walking every day becomes a real luxury. If done alone, the walk injects a period of meditation into the day, and if done in company, it allows space for some really good conversation. - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#88. Perhaps we shouldn't try to answer the questions now - let's just note them down. Maurice always said the power in a question is not in the answer, it's in the way the imagination gets busy when the question is at work. - Author: Jacqueline Winspear
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#89. I Have Learned Why People Work So Hard To Succeed: It Is Because They Envy The Things Their Neighbors Have. But It Is Useless. It Is Like Chasing The Wind ... It Is Better To Have Only A Little, With Peace Of Mind, Than Be Busy All The Time With Both Hands, Trying To Catch The Wind - Author: Anonymous
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#90. Word For The Day BOONDOGGLE (BOON dahg'uhl) n. A pointless project. Work of no value, done merely to appear busy. Alternate Word ICKY (IK ee) adj. Very distasteful; disgusting. - Author: Deb Baker
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#91. Men? Sure, I've known lots of them. But I never found one I liked well enough to marry. Besides, I've always been busy with my work. Marriage is a career in itself and to make a success of it you've got to keep working at it. So until I can give the. - Author: Mae West
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#92. You and I can be busy, and we take a vacation from work. You can't take a break from being poor. You can't say, 'Hey I've had enough of worrying about money, I'm just going to be rich for a couple of weeks until I've recovered.' - Author: Sendhil Mullainathan
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#93. I do jump behind the bar when we're really busy, but by that point I've usually drunk too much to work. - Author: Jason Flemyng
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#94. Normally I can balance two or three things. The problem is when you're out of work and don't have anything to balance. I think people assume you're always busy. You go through dry spells. - Author: Marvin Hamlisch
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#95. Work even when I'm satisfied with it is never my child I love nor my servant I've brought to heel. It's always busy work I do with my left hand, and part of me watches grudging the wastes of a lifetime. - Author: Ruth Benedict
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#96. Part of the way the work world works is not so much creating a separation between your work and your free time, but creating the illusion of a separation between your work and your free time. Every day is the weekend for me, which means I'm always busy. - Author: Ian MacKaye
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#97. Work is, after all, not a busy running back and forth in established grooves, though that is the essence of our modern business and academic life, but the supreme energy and disciplined curiosity required to cut new grooves. - Author: Hugh Nibley
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#98. With my busy schedule, my friends consist of my immediate family and the people I work with! - Author: Heather Hemmens
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#99. It's strange how many of us choose to stuff our lives with busyness and distractions. When we're too busy, we don't do anything well. Our relationships suffer, our performance at work suffers, and we don't enjoy our lives. Yet being "crazy busy" is a badge of honor for some people. - Author: Bert Jacobs
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#100. To stand strongly, we need three legs: Two legs and a work that will keep us busy! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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