Work Life Balence Quotes

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

There is no such thing

“There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life.” – Alain de Botton

There's no such thing

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

“Work-life balance is one of the biggest misconceptions people have.” – Robert Herjavec

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

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

“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

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

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

“In all my years of counselling those near death, I’ve yet to hear anyone say they wish they had spent more time at the office” – Harold S. Kushner

Once a quarter, Amy

“Once a quarter, Amy and I go off the grid and totally disconnect. It’s totally doable and it will change your life.” – Brad Feld

“If you’re worried about life-work balance, something is probably wrong with your life or your work. Instead of agonizing over balance, get excited and create change.” – Chris Guillebeau

“I’m not really managing the work-life balance, I’m just accepting that the work increases and the ordinary life has to decrease when you’re the prime minister.” – Tony Abbott

“Invest in your work life balance. Time with friends and family is as important as times at work. Getting that out of balance is a path toward unhappiness.” – Stephen Gillett

“Startups are not the best choice for work-life balance, and that’s sort of just the sad reality.” – Sam Altman

“Work-life balance was a mistake from the start. Because we don’t really want balance. We want satisfaction.” – Matthew Kelly

“Nobody ever asks men about the work-life balance, and I just find that interesting, because clearly, I would imagine most men also want to be good fathers, and I’m sure they want to be good partners.” – Katie Couric

“The most important career decision you’ll make is who your life partner is.” – Sheryl Sandberg

I believe a balanced life

“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

“So there’s no such thing as work-life balance. There’s work, and there’s life, and there’s no balance.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Worry is rust upon the blade.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“There’s no work-life balance without making decisions and without courage.” – Michael Hyatt

“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.” – Evan Williams

“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.” – Evan Williams

“There’s no life-work balance. I think you have to have the discipline to have the life you want to have. And if you are stealing from one part of your life in order to make the other part work, you are going to pay for it.” – Seth Godin

“To have someone who never makes a mistake, never finds her personal life in disarray, never worries about work-life balance? I think that would be unreal. What Im writing is real.” – Sophie Kinsella

“There is no such thing as work-life balance. There is work, there is life, and there is no balance.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“Allowing my people to have a good work-life balance by working flexibly is very important to me.” – Richard Branson

“The phrase “work-life balance” tells us that people think that work is the opposite of life. We should be talking about life-life balance.” – Patrick Dixon

“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

“In a broken marriage, it can be challenging and tough to get that work/life balance. I love performing but I also love being a mum, and I hate having to choose between them.” – Toni Braxton

“Most weeks, I work 100-plus hours on TheMuse.com. There are definitions of ‘work-life balance’ that would say I have none.” – Kathryn Minshew

“Don’t have work-life balance – at least in the sense of trying to escape from work so you can have a life. Work should be fun – so make work enjoyable and satisfying for everyone – among other reasons because it pays off.” – Don Tapscott

“I think it will help people have a better work-life balance, that’s really important – that’s the centre ground for me, it’s the issues people care about in their lives.” – David Cameron

If you haven't found

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” – Steve Jobs

“No one ever dies wishing they’d spent more time at the office.” – Malcolm Forbes

“Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationships is.” – Evan Williams

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

“I wish I had spent more time at the office.” – Paul Tsongas

“You will never ‘find’ time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” – Charles Buxton