97+ Balance Quotes

Best balance quotes can help you reflect on the importance of being in harmony with yourself and the world around you. Inspirational balance quotes can provide you with the motivation and encouragement you need to break free and achieve balance in your life. From encouraging reminders to thought-provoking insights, these quotes on balance aim to inspire and empower you to seek a well-rounded life.

Best Balance Quotes

You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you. Marissa Mayer

Take care of yourself: When you don’t sleep, eat crap, don’t exercise, and are living off adrenaline for too long, your performance suffers. Your decisions suffer. Your company suffers. Love those close to you: Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationship is. Ev Williams, co-founder of Medium and Twitter

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 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, Life without Stress and Pain

I spend most of my time thinking about how to connect the world and serve our community better, but a lot of that time isn’t in our office or meeting with people or doing what you’d call real work. I take a lot of time just to read and think about things by myself. Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer of Facebook

Always take some of the plan, fun, freedom, and wonder of the weekend into your week and your work. Rasheed Ogunlaru, life coach

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

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

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, former president and CEO of Yahoo

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

Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls—family, health, friends, and integrity—are made of glass. If you drop one of these, it will be irrevocably scuffed, nicked, perhaps even shattered. Gary Keller, real estate entrepreneur

You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you. And thinking that way empowers you to work really hard for a really long period of time. Marissa Mayer, former president and CEO of Yahoo

You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life. Heather Schuck, author

Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. Epicurus

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

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, Over The Rainbow

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You can’t do a good job if your job is all you do. Katie Thurmes, entrepreneur

We have overstretched our personal boundaries and forgotten that true happiness comes from living an authentic life fueled with a sense of purpose and balance. Dr. Kathleen Hall

Work-life balance is not an entitlement of benefit. Your company cannot give it to you. You have to create it for yourself. Matthew Kelly

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. Michael Altshuler, motivational speaker and sales consultant

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

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

When you need a little motivation and inspiration, positive success quotes will turn your day around and boost your mood.

Famous Balance Quotes

Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work. Gustave Flaubert, writer

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.

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, Unfussy Mom: simplifying your life

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein

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, Successful Working Mom

Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose. Thomas Edison, inventor

Balance. The Ultimate Goal. Ricky Lankford

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

Invest in your work-life balance. Time with friends and family is as important as time at work. Getting that out of balance is a path toward unhappiness. Stephen Gillett, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Chronicle Security

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

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

Do less, be more. Elizabeth Grace Saunders, author

Don’t confuse having a career with having a life. Hillary Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State

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, Self-Confidence

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

I believe in a world where work feels like play, and while it’s not always as easy as I’d like, I try to spend as much time as possible there. Marney K. Makridakis, author

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, Codependency: Self Confidence

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

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

Through substitute activities, therapy, and hard work, grieving individuals can work through their anger and progress to live more balanced lives. Valerie Orr, Picking Up the Pieces: Learning to Live Through Grief After the Loss of a Loved One

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

If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. Mother Teresa, nun and missionary

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

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

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A balanced inner calmness radiates from a peaceful centre. Donna Goddard

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. Jim Rohn, Motivational Speaker

If we are stressed out, we won’t be ‘joyful mothers of children.’ Balance is key. Katherine Leigh,  Weeks to an Organized Homeschool

Better learn balance. Balance is key. Mr. Miyagi

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

Words are powerful, and there’s a good selection of inspirational life choices quotes to discover for a bit of wisdom, a boost of confidence or simple entertainment.

Powerful Balance Quotes

The key is in not spending time, but in investing it. Stephen R. Covey, author

As parents we often struggle with balancing our desire to make our children happy and setting boundaries. Ellen Trump, Frugal Kids: Teach Your Kids To Save, Invest and Spend Wisely

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. Stephen Covey, author

Framing the issue of work-life balance – as if the two were dramatically opposed – practically ensures work will lose out. Who would ever choose work over life? Sheryl Sandberg

Moderate activity can return us to fitness and continuous training will bring all the forces back in balance. Lorena Katz, Productivity: How To Be Productive

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

Anything that’s too much turns adverse. Shift your traits to their neutrality and they become your power. Alyaa Sadek

You have to balance your passions, not your time. Lisa Sugar, Editor-in-Chief at POPSUGAR

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, Confidence

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

It’s a paradox. How does one balance living in the now with preparing responsibly for the future? The key to this dilemma lies in the distinction between ‘worrying about the future’ and ‘preparing for the future.’ The two concepts are not at all the same. Jonathan Lockwood Huie, author

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, actor, writer, and producer

You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life. Heather Schuck

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

Self-care is, fundamentally, about bringing balance back to a life that has grown imbalanced from too many commitments or responsibilities. Robyn L. Gobin, psychologist and author

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, Chief Happiness Officer

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

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, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post

It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. Sir Philip Green, chairman of Arcadia Group

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, editor

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

Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationship is. Ev Williams, Co-Founder of Medium and Twitter

You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles. Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker

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, author

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

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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 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

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

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. Carl Sandburg, poet

You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once. Oprah Winfrey

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

Balance is the perfect state of still water. Let that be our model. Confucius

No one on his deathbed ever said, ‘I wish I had spent more time at the office.’ Harold Kushner, rabbi

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

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable. Sydney J. Harris, journalist

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

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, Sleeping Giant No More

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, How To Become And Stay Motivated

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

You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it. Charles Buxton, writer and politician

When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work. Anna Quindlen, author

You don’t have to make yourself miserable to be successful. Andrew Wilkinson, founder of MetaLab

We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list. Michelle Obama, former First Lady

The struggle doesn’t make success happen. In fact, struggle can prevent success from happening. If you seek struggle, you will find it. If you seek ease, you will find it. Rich Fettke, success coach and author

When you’re gone, would you rather have your gravestone say, ‘he never missed a meeting’ or one that said, ‘he was a great father’? Steve Blank, author

Let these positive flow quotes be your source of strength and support as you strive to transform your life.