We all need a little inspiration sometimes. Here are some inspirational work-life balance quotes to help keep you motivated and balanced.
“Who could justify trading a lifetime of stress and backbreaking labor for better blinds? Is a nicer-looking window treatment really worth so much of your life?”
― Cal Newport
“I have ‘like minds.’ You know, I’ve been fortunate to play in Los Angeles, where there are a lot of people like me. Actors. Musicians. Businessmen. Obsessives. People who feel like God put them on earth to do whatever it is that they do. Now, do we have time to build great relationships? Do we have time to build great friendships? No. Do we have time to socialize and to hang out aimlessly? No. Do we want to do that? No. We want to work. I enjoy working.”
― Kobe Bryant
"Women, in particular, need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we're scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don't have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list."
― Michelle Obama
“Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance.”
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”
― Michael Altshuler
“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
“I have so much admiration for women who are mothers, who balance family and work.”
“Reconsider your definitions. We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobiles rather than by the quality of our service and relationship to mankind.”
― Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.”
― Anna Quindlen
“If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.”
― Mother Teresa