193+ Best Balance Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Most Famous Balance Quotes

Moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. – Epicurus

Balance. The Ultimate Goal. – Ricky Lankford

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. – Charles Darwin

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

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Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss

I have the feeling that in a balanced life one should die penniless. The trick is dismantling. – Art Garfunkel

Fortunate, indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use. – Peter Latham

Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. – Dolly Parton

It is better to rise from life as from a banquet – neither thirsty nor drunken. – Aristotle

Life is the game that must be played. – Edwin Arlington Robinson

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. – James Allen

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. – Robert Fulgham

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony. – Thomas Merton

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. – Euripides

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

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer. – Jim Carrey

We are always getting ready to live but never living. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. – Charles Buxton

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

Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. – Thomas Kinkade

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. – Euripides

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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

Balance is a feeling derived from being whole and complete; it’s a sense of harmony. It is essential to maintaining quality in life and work. – Joshua Osenga

They are sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing. – William Shakespeare

Work, love and play are the great balance wheels of man’s being. – Orison Swett Marden

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. – Danny Kaye

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Most people chase success at work, thinking that will make them happy. The truth is that happiness at work will make you successful. – Alexander Kjerulf

Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. – Steven R. Covey

Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself. – Jessye Norman

I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it. – Charles Schulz

I love life because what more is there. – Sir Anthony Hopkins

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein

Focus on being balanced – success is balance. – Laila Ali

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 come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance. – Paul Boese

The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday. – Anonymous

The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly – that is what each of us is here for. – Oscar Wilde

There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences. – Jack Welch

Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices. – Betsy Jacobson

We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves. – Francis J. Braceland

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain

You need to find a way to live your life, that it doesn’t make a mockery of your values. – Bill Ayers

It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. – Philip Green

We are all tasked to balance and optimize ourselves. – Mae Jemison

If you’re searching for “work/life balance” you’ll always be disappointed because “balance” connotes a zero-sum equation. – Stewart D. Friedman

What I dream of is an art of balance. – Henri Matisse

The calm and balanced mind is the strong and great mind; the hurried and agitated mind is the weak one. – Wallace D. Wattles

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. – Henry Ellis

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses

Don’t confuse having a career with having a life. – Hillary Clinton

Life is a balance of fear and overcoming it. – Jimmy Iovine

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

Next to love, balance is the most important thing. – John Wooden

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

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. – Harvey Fierstein

We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens we will have no regrets. – Dalai Lama

The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie. – Susan Sontag

There is no decision that we can make that doesn’t come with some sort of balance or sacrifice. – Simon Sinek

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. – Robert Fulgham

The problem is that technology has become an extra limb for some of us. It’s important to utilize this technology, but at the same time it’s important to know when to take a break from it. – Alex Broches

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

Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. – Vivian Komori

Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. – Thomas Kinkade

We come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance. – Paul Boese

Understand that building self-confidence is all about striking a balance in your life. The right amount of confidence can help a great deal in achieving what you want. – Angel Graff

What most people don’t realize is that marriage is a union of not only to people in regard to the ceremony, the tradition, but also the legality of being married, but also interacting with this other human being in a way that is going to bring balance to both of your lives. – Cathy Pearson

The consistency in your person from home to work is vitally important so that you are in total balance at all times. Being out of balance means that your true self will start to be confused with what you pretend to be. – Catherine Pulsifer

Life’s too mysterious to take too serious. – Mary Engelbreit

It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it. – Dale Carnegie

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. – Thomas Merton

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. – Confucius

Everything in moderation, and there’s a perfect balance in this life if we can find it. – Ryan Robbins

Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . . For me, that balance is family, work, and service. – Hillary Rodham Clinton

The critical part of a balance in life is choosing priorities. If you are trying to balance a family and a career, the choices are complex because both are important. – Byron Pulsifer

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier. – Albert Schweitzer

Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. – Zig Ziglar

A good method of juggling different tasks is to always balance the short and long term tasks. – Gretchen Pilar

Live life in harmony. Balance the elements of life around you to live in peace. Let your worries go. Do not stress over things you cannot control. Live and be. – Jenna Bognar

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your step as you walk the tightrope of life. – William A Ward

I’m not suggesting you deny or suppress your emotions, but just discover for yourself what it takes for you to handle your emotions and stay balanced. – Wendy Hearn

When it comes to life the critical thing is, whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. – Gilbert Chesterton

In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. – Gordon B. Hinckley

Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create. – Jana Kingsford

Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward. – Maxwell Maltz

We need to introduce a little balance into your life. Part of this balance means not missing out on some of the marvels of life around you, the fun, some excitement, or other challenges in life. – Catherine Pulsifer

The response through relaxation puts a stop to the overwhelming state of eagerness and brings our body, along with mind into a state of balance. Nervous systems can be brought. – Mike Mitchell

It is only when we realize that life is taking us nowhere that it begins to have meaning. – P.D. Ouspensky

You live but once; you might as well be amusing. – Coco Chanel

I have so much admiration for women who are mothers, who balance family and work. – Beyonce Knowles

We need to introduce a little balance into your life. Part of this balance means not missing out on some of the marvels of life around you, the fun, some excitement, or other challenges in life. – Catherine Pulsifer

Happy thoughts or wishful thinking won’t cut it. Rather, the trick is to replace negative thoughts with more balanced thoughts. – Senora Roy

Through substitute activities, therapy, and hard work, grieving individuals can work through their anger and progress to live more balanced lives. – Valerie Orr

As parents we often struggle with balancing our desire to make our children happy and setting boundaries. – Ellen Trump

You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. – Arthur Ashe

Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt

The balance of power is the scale of peace. – Thomas Paine

Belief and disbelief creates the balance of our existence. – Stanley Victor Paskavich

You need a balance in life between dealing with whats going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over. – Nigella Lawson

It’s not about balance, it’s about designing a work-home-family life that makes you feel good. A life you don’t need a vacation from. – Jacqueline Fisch

While it is important to love others unselfishly, it is crucial to find a balance. When we compromise our needs and martyr ourselves to the point of depleting ourselves and neglecting our needs, we become out of balance. – Jessica Minty

I can get sad, I can get frustrated, I can get scared, but I never get depressed – because there’s joy in my life. – Michael J. Fox

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey

It’s one of the things that makes it enjoyable to keep playing; you have to approach each set differently and make some balance between what you want to do and what seems right. – Ira Kaplan

The balance between confidence and humility is best learned through extensive experience and mistakes. – Michael Steinhardt

The balance of power in a society accompanies the balance of property in land. – John Adams

In addition to helping me feel better, healthier and more balanced, psychotherapy brought some unforeseen extra perks I would have never expected. – Andrew Carley

It’s also important to give attention to your health and hygiene. Keep yourself healthy by exercising, eating a balanced diet, and sleeping right. – Kathleen Rao

If we are stressed out, we won’t be ‘joyful mothers of children.’ Balance is key. – Katherine Leigh

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. – Ben Stein

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. – Henry Miller

Achieve balance through the combined conscious states of the heart and mind. – Steven Redhead

Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself. – Jessye Norman

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The workplace today is very demanding, and you really can’t have your life as a working mom the way it was before baby. So work-life balance for you should be about trade-offs at one time or the other. – Grace Essen

A good method of juggling different tasks is to always balance the short and long term tasks. – Gretchen Pilar

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. – Brendan Gill

The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well. – Pierre de Courbertin

Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you. – Wayne Dyer

Feeling that your life is on the edge doesn’t mean that you’re going to end up falling. Find the balance to stay strong and carry on. – Ritu Ghatourey

Happiness would lose its importance if it is not be balanced by sadness. – Anurag Prakash Ray

The challenge of work-life balance is without question one of the most significant struggles faced by modern man. – Stephen Covey

Your beliefs should knock the scale way off balance leaning to the side of love. If the other side is weighed down with worry, guilt, shame, anger or frustration, choose right now to change that! – Debbie Dixon

Moderate activity can return us to fitness and continuous training will bring all the forces back in balance. – Lorena Katz

Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive. – Elbert Hubbard

A man’s life is interesting primarily when he has failed – I well know. For it’s a sign that he tried to surpass himself. – Georges Clemenceau

It was all balance. But then, she already knew that from surfing. – Eve Babitz

When we focus on our blessings it creates an appreciative heart and adds a strong sense of balance to our lives. – Senora Roy

Somehow, we’ll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are. – Brandon Sanderson

As time progresses, increase the amount of time spent for self-improvement, and less time on the mental junk food. Create a healthy balance, it’s no different than indulging in some cake here and there. Moderation, moderation, moderation! – Curt Hinson

Self-esteem is a matter of balance. Too much can tip over into haughtiness, arrogance, and the inability to admit when we have gone wrong. – Alan Schmidt

When you live your life with an appreciation of coincidences and their meanings, you connect with the underlying field of infinite possibilities. – William James

It’s OK to not be OK, as long as you don’t stay that way. – Anonymous

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

The dogged determination and patience of one person to do what is Right and Necessary may not always win the day or even be noticed, but it will tip the balance just a little in the direction of good. – Terry Pratchett

The best relationships are those with an equal balance between communication and action. – Tshepo Koos Maluleke

There is no limit to what great and beautiful things the human being can create with the power of a balanced mind that is open to the inspiration of GOD. – Paul Odafe Akpomukai

Pursuing your goal is in a sense, fired by internal motivation. Hence, you need a source of external motivation to keep things in balance. – Ben Robinson

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West

You cannot find peace by avoiding life. – Virginia Woolf

Women need real moments of solitude and self reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away. – Barbara De Angelis

Life is about balance. Be kind, but don’t let people abuse you. Trust, but don’t be deceived. Be content, but never stop improving yourself. – Nishan Panwar

Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. – Robert Fulghum

However, it is one thing to be consumed by your future financial goals, and another thing to be making progress and enjoying the process with a more balanced life by doing what brings you joy. – Maggie Thompson

Understand that building self-confidence is all about striking a balance in your life. The right amount of confidence can help a great deal in achieving what you want. – Angel Graff

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. – Maya Angelou

While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die – whether it is our spirit, our creativity, or our glorious uniqueness. – Gilda Radner

When bored of sitting, move! When bored of moving, sit! Balance your life or there will remain neither moving nor sitting in your life but only falling! – Mehmet Murat ildan

Happiness depends on how you balance your life’s equations between positive and negative experiences and attitudes. – Kall

I believe a balanced life is essential, and I try to make sure that all of our employees know that and live that way. It’s crucial to me as a manager that I help ensure that our employees are as successful as our customers and partners. – Marc Benioff

Balance your thoughts with action. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. – Bruce Lee

There are many successful businesses but few successful families. Yet, David O. McKay has said that ‘No other success can compensate for failure in the home.’ Without healthy relationships with family and friends, a person doesn’t truly have personal freedom. His life is out of balance. – Benjamin P. Hardy

Live a life that is well balanced; don’t do things in excess. – Daniel Smith

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank

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

Beauty is only skin deep. What’s really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit. – Jennifer Lopez

You have to have a balance and understand that as much as you would like to have absolute control over everything, it’s just not realistic. – Khoi Vinh

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

But you do have choices about how you spend your time. Balancing what you need to do with what you want to do can lead to happiness and success. – Stephen Hall

I can be changed by what happens to me but I refuse to be reduced by it. – Maya Angelou

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. – Oscar Wilde

It’s always about finding the right balance between answering some questions and raising new ones to keep your story going. – Oren Peli

We need to maintain a proper balance in our life by allocating the time we have. There are occasions where saying no is the best time management practice there is. – Catherine Pulsife

Fortunate, indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use. – Peter Latham

There’s a balance in my life. There’s reality, and there’s the part that looks really glamorous, but we’re all just people in the end. – Olivia Newton-John

Balance is key, without balance there’s conflict , a battle between positivity and negativity. – Brian Benjamin Sotomayor

Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward. – Maxwell Maltz

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – T. Roosevelt

When we focus on our blessings it creates an appreciative heart and adds a strong sense of balance to our lives. – Senora Roy

Take some time to learn which opinions you need to value and which ones you simply need to stop listening to. Once you find the balance, you are one step closer to finding that confidence that you long for. – Frankie Robinson

Happiness depends on how you balance your life’s equations between positive and negative experiences and attitudes. – Kall

Don’t work too hard. Try to maintain balance. Don’t make work your whole life. – Bronnie Ware

When you have balance in your life, work becomes an entirely different experience. There is a passion that moves you to a whole new level of fulfillment and gratitude, and that’s when you can do your best… for yourself and for others. – Cara Delevingne

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony. – Thomas Merton

You need a balance in life between dealing with whats going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over. – Nigella Lawson

Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create. – Jana Kingsford

Balance your thoughts with action. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. – Bruce Lee

Don’t work so hard that you forget to enjoy your life. – Akiroq Brost

Achieve balance through the combined conscious states of the heart and mind. – Steven Redhead

Life works with balance. If you give and receive out of giving, you create a balance with life. You serve life, before you expect life to serve you. – Roshan Sharma

Self-care is how you take your power back. – Lalah Delia

It’s always about finding the right balance between answering some questions and raising new ones to keep your story going. – Oren Peli

Joy lifts us up into the heavens, while grief pulls us down into the earth, and in this way they both help us maintain our emotional balance. – Jessica Moore

Nature does not take sides, it is just maintaining or restoring the balance. – Mihail Militaru

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