Life Balance Quotes

by Evolving Stacey on December 1, 2008

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In life, at one time or another, we all find ourselves in a life balance slump.
Dr. Seuss says it best in Oh, the Places You’ll Go!.

“You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights!
You’ll join the high fliers, who soar to high heights.

You won’t lag behind, because you’ll have the speed.
You’ll pass the whole gang and you’ll soon take the lead.
Wherever you fly, you’ll be the best of the best.
Wherever you go, you will top all the rest.

Except when you don’t. Because, sometimes, you won’t.
I’m sorry to say so but, sadly, it’s true
and Hang-ups can happen to you.

You can get all hung up in a prickle-ly perch.
And your gang will fly on. You’ll be left in a Lurch.

You’ll come down from the Lurch with an unpleasant bump.
And the chances are, then, that you’ll be in a Slump.

And when you’re in a Slump, you’re not in for much fun.
Un-slumping yourself is not easily done.”  ~ Dr. Seuss

This post contains life balance quotes to help you on your journey when you are trying to un-slump.

 Life Balance Quote #1
“Will you succeed, yes you will indeed, 98 and 3/4 guaranteed.” ~ Dr. Seuss (brought to you by Marelisa)

Life Balance Quote #2
“When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.” ~ Eckhart Tolle (brought to you by Davina)

Life Balance Quote #3
“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 Fulghum (brought to you by Lance)

Life Balance Quote #4
“Take the time it takes so it takes less time” ~ Unknown (brought to you by JB)

Life Balance Quote #5
“Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.” ~ Joyce Brothers

Life Balance Quote #6
“You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

 Life Balance Quote #7
“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” ~ William Shedd

 Life Balance Quote #8
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”    
~ Albert Einstein

 Life Balance Quote #9
“Happiness Isn’t Real Unless It Is Shared.” ~ Chris McCandles

 Life Balance Quote #10
“They can because they think they can.” ~ Virgil

Life Balance Quote #11
“Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

Life Balance Quote #12
“Do not wait for your ship to come in. Swim out to it.” ~ Unknown

Life Balance Quote #13
“Accept challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” ~ George S. Patton

Life Balance Quote #14
“Life is ten percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.” ~ Lou Holtz

Life Balance Quote #15
“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe the mind can achieve.” ~ Napoleon Hill

Life Balance Quote #16

‘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

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Do you have a favorite life balance quote? Jump down to the comments section and share! I will add your favorite quotes to this list with some link love.

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Vered - MomGrind December 1, 2008 at 1:43 pm

These are great, Stacey. It’s gray and gloomy outside – these made me feel better!

Annette December 1, 2008 at 2:39 pm

great quotes! They really made me smile! I think I am going to print them up and pull one out of a hat each morning of inspiration :)

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Marelisa December 1, 2008 at 5:02 pm

These are great quotes Stacey. I also love this one from “Oh, The Places You’ll Go”: “Will you succeed, yes you will indeed, 98 and 3/4 guaranteed!” :-)

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Davina December 1, 2008 at 7:48 pm

Hi Stacey. I enjoy Dr. Seuss! As for your list of quotes, #8 was my favourite and I would also add this one: “When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.” Eckhart Tolle

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BC Doan December 1, 2008 at 7:48 pm

Love all the quotes, Stacey! So good to read these on a gloomy day like today!

Lance December 1, 2008 at 7:49 pm

Hi Stacey! “Oh, The Place’s You’ll Go” is a favorite Dr. Seuss book of mine! So much wisdom in a book that’s good for kids and adults alike. And some great quotes for un-slumping ourselves!

Here’s my addition: “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 Fulghum – the author of “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned In Kindergarten”, among others.

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Stacey / Create a Balance December 1, 2008 at 8:44 pm

Vered – It’s gray and gloomy outside here too. I needed some sort of pick me up.

Annette – I love that idea! Thanks for sharing.

Marelisa – Thanks for sharing the quote!

Davina – I love Eckhart Tolle’s writing. I think I could create a life balance quote post w/ only his wise words.

BC – I here you. I’m read them throughout this gloomy day.

Lance – Good catch! I love that quote too.

JB December 1, 2008 at 8:46 pm

One of my favorites sort of applies here: “Take the time it takes so it takes less time” and this one: “Prior and proper preparation prevents p-poor performance, particularly when polite and passive persistence is practiced in the proper position.”

Not sure of the original authors, but Pat Parelli (Parelli Natural Horse-Man-Ship) says these all the time. (They may well be his original quotes–the man and his wife Linda don’t just teach “horse training”, they teach self-development with a horsey flavor.)

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J.D. December 1, 2008 at 9:07 pm

That’s definitely one of my favorites. One of my teachers read it to us on our last day of class (it was a how to study in college class.)

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Stacey / Create a Balance December 1, 2008 at 9:53 pm

JB – Thanks for commenting and for sharing additional quotes.

J.D. – “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” is one of my favorite stories too!

the sassy kathy December 2, 2008 at 8:23 am

hi stacey! just wanted to say thanks for your comment. and my secret to finding good photos? a disturbing amount of blog and internet stalking! :)

Toni December 2, 2008 at 1:26 pm

Hey Stacey, Wanted to stop by and thank you for coming by and commenting on Meet My Friends Monday. You have a great blog here!


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Stacey / Create a Balance December 2, 2008 at 6:21 pm

Kathy and Toni – Welcome! I hope you both will continue to be part of the Create a Balance community!

Shann December 3, 2008 at 4:19 am

Thanks Stacy! There is something magical about reflecting upon wisdom passed along to us from so many interesting people. Whether these intuitive sages lived before us, or are still alive today, they have much to share and we have so much to learn.

This is exactly why I created True Balance inspirational quotes.

You are welcome to Sign up for True Balance Weekly inspirational quotes today by following my back link.

Kathy - Virtual Impax December 3, 2008 at 10:02 am

Thanks for sharing this! You’ve just introduced me to my new favorite quote! “Accept challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” ~ George S. Patton

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Ricardo Bueno December 3, 2008 at 10:06 pm

I’m always inspired by a good quote or two! Thank you! There are two in particular that I wanted to share but I’ll have to track them down :-/

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Stacey / Create a Balance December 4, 2008 at 6:52 am

Shann – Thanks for letting readers of this blog know about your true balance weekly inspirational quotes. I’m heading over right now to sign up.

Kathy – Yes! I feel the exhilaration of victory when I step out of my comfort zone. What is the next challenge you are about to embrace?

Ricardo – It’s good to hear from you! I’m looking forward to reading your quotes.

Diane December 4, 2008 at 10:46 pm

“love Living! Live Loving!”
“Live loving to the fullest”!

Diane December 4, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Oh by the way these quotes are GREAT!

PS Sorry for the typos!

Hip Mom's Guide December 7, 2008 at 6:56 pm

Stacey, I have always loved words & quotes, in particular. Thanks for sharing these!

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Stacey / Create a Balance December 17, 2008 at 9:28 pm

Diane – That is an amazing quote!

Hip Mom’s Guide – Quotes can be powerful and seem to pop up when I least expect them.

ryan November 14, 2010 at 1:00 pm

Those are some pretty good quotes. Quotes are a very powerful of writing especially when their used to motivate.

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