Trying to achieve a better work-life balance? Think your priorities are skewed? Wish you had more time pursue your passions, and grow your career? Many professionals struggle with balancing the different aspects of their lives, and often have to compromise how much time and energy they allocate to these things.


If you want to improve your work-life balance, start with some inspiration!

Here are 12 fascinating quotes about work-life balance:

1. “Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.”—Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert quote about work-life balance

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

Dolly Parton quote about work-life balance

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

Thomas Edison quote about time and work-life balance

4. “If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.” —Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa quote about love, family, and work-life balance

5. "You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.” —Heather Schuck

Heather Schuck quote about work-life balance

6. "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

Euripides quote about work-life balance

7. "In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth." —Patti Smith

Patti Smith quote about art and work-life balance

8. "Balance provides the chance for longevity. You can be a champion at work and at home." —Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy quote about football, being a champion, and work-life balance

9. "The hardest thing to find in life is balance—especially, the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate." —Celine Dion

Celine Dion quote about work-life balance

10. "I think what I'm going to do is get more balance in my life to still be able to go out and play the hard rock 'n' roll..." —Joan Jett

Joan Jett quote about work-life balance

11. "Part of keeping work and life in balance is surrounding yourself with people that have similar aspirations." —Damon Dash

Damon Dash quote about work-life balance

12. "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

Cara Delevingne quote about work-life balance


We hope you found these work-life balance quotes to be enlightening. Please share with someone you know who needs a little inspiration today.


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