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Taking Time For Yourself Quotes


"Well, I mean, taking time for your art is taking time for yourself, isn't it?" - Lana Del Rey

"Do not let a day go by without taking some time for yourself - some time you spend in pure pleasure, as you see it." - Napoleon Hill

"You shouldn't feel guilty about taking time for yourself. Every so often, everyone needs to give themselves a big ol' bear hug and treat themselves to some TLC." - Sean Covey

"'Sweet Dreams' is such a dark-sounding song, but it's about not taking anything for granted; share yourself with others after you have first spent some time with yourself." - Angel Olsen

"It's important to make time for yourself." - Chloe Zhao

"Angels have a sense of humor...The angels wants us to enjoy life. Have a good laugh at yourself every now and again for taking life seriously. Then take time to laugh with the angels!" - Margaret Neylon

"Placing blame on others is easy. Taking responsibility for yourself is empowering." - Tony DiCicco

"It's very hard to balance being there for somebody else and taking care of yourself." - Jennifer Grey

"Taking care of yourself is so important." - Gabrielle Reece

"Taking time for each other is the key for harmony in the home [and in marriage]." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"If you're not taking care of yourself, lipstick and foundation isn't really going to do anything for you." - Zoe Kravitz

"Quicker by taking more time." - Proverbs

"Well, we all age, but Id been taking herbal supplements for a long time." - Frankie Avalon

"Getting things accomplished isn't nearly as important as taking time for love." - Janette Oke

"A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct." - Frank Herbert

"Well, we all age, but I'd been taking herbal supplements for a long time." - Frankie Avalon

"Am I a workaholic? Yes, but I also have no problem taking time for myself." - Chris Jericho

"Commit yourself to taking enough risks that you will fail some of the time. If you're not failing, we're not doing something sufficiently difficult or creative." - Scott Berkun

"As you get older, you either become proactive about staying in shape and taking care of yourself, or, you know, time has its effect on you." - Mike Love

"I know I can do a lot of things quicker than what I used to do, where I would need more time to figure things out. What I find myself challenged by now is I have to be careful of taking things for granted because you want to surprise yourself." - Mahershala Ali

"Look, at the same time that I don't want to be a celebrity, I understand that when you make movies you put yourself out in the public eye. I'd be a baby and a fool to be like, 'Why are there cameras taking pictures of me?' when I'm on a billboard for a movie. I think that's a very absurd concept." - Jonah Hill

"Ive been taking martial arts for a long time. I started with tae kwon do, and then I started taking karate and mixed martial arts." - Daniella Alonso

"I've been taking martial arts for a long time. I started with tae kwon do, and then I started taking karate and mixed martial arts." - Daniella Alonso

"Spend time for yourself, walk in solitude, refresh your mind and body so that you can spend time for others and walk with them! Spend time for yourself!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"If you want to do your best for future generations of humanity, for your friends and family, you must begin by taking good care of yourself." - Tarthang Tulku

"If you leave the pool you have dug for yourself and go out into the river of life then life has an astonishing way of taking care of you, because then there is no taking care on your part." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"For me, I believe comedy's about taking risks, taking chances, working in a safe environment where you're comfortable making a fool of yourself. It's so critical, especially in comedy, to just have all those right pieces in place." - Michael Spiller

"Accustom yourself to believe that death is nothing to us, for good and evil imply awareness, and death is the privation of all awareness; therefore a right understanding that death is nothing to us makes the mortality of life enjoyable, not by adding to life an unlimited time, but by taking away the yearning after immortality. For life has no terror; for those who thoroughly apprehend that there are no terrors for them in ceasing to live." - Epicurus

"Taking complete ownership of your outcomes by holding no one but yourself responsible for them is the most powerful thing you can do to drive your success." - Gary W. Keller

"Basketball is a game of sacrificing yourself for the next guy, being a team that takes good shots, and taking the right shots" - David Blatt

"For everyone, well-being is a journey. The secret is committing to that journey and taking those first steps with hope and belief in yourself." - Deepak Chopra

"There's something about taking a classic movie that people love and doing another version of that, you're setting yourself up for a mistake." - Tim Burton

"Taking care of yourself is being there for your kids, like how on a plane, they tell you to put on your oxygen mask first." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking." - Agnes De Mille

"There is nothing more rewarding than taking care of yourself!" - Denise Austin

"Not taking yourself too seriously, that's the important thing." - Chris Colfer

"Taking care of yourself is the most important thing." - Kathleen Hanna

"Sometimes taking time is actually a shortcut." - Haruki Murakami

"There's nothing wrong with things taking time." - James Dyson

"By taking the time to explore charged memories in therapy we might uncover feelings that have been buried for decades." - Tara Brach

"Lakers just been taking care of business for a long time now. It's easy to love them." - Akeem Ayers

"I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules." - Michelangelo Antonioni

"It's very little trouble for me to accomodate my fans, unless I'm actually taking a pee at the time." - Harrison Ford

"It's very little trouble for me to accommodate my fans, unless I'm actually taking a pee at the time." - Harrison Ford

"Be cautious and content with low positive returns in 2015. The time for risk taking has passed," - Bill Gross

"I want to thank you for taking time out of your day to come and witness my hanging." - George W Bush

"I would never complain about 'One Day' taking off, but it made me painfully self-conscious for a long time." - David Nicholls

"Jail was a result of me not taking time for myself. So I was forced to take some time for myself." - Christian Slater

"Thinking, not for the first time, that life should come with a trapdoor. Just a little exit hatch you could disappear through when you'd utterly and completely mortified yourself. Or when you had spontaneous zit eruptions. "Good book?" he asked, taking it from her and reading the subtitle, "A Guide for Good Girls Who (Sometimes) Want to Be Bad," out loud. But life did not come with a trapdoor." - Michele Jaffe

"Your entire life begins to change the day that you decide you will no longer accept mediocrity for yourself. When you decide that TODAY is the most important day of your life, and that NOW matters more than any other time, because it is who you're becoming in every moment, based on the choices you're making and the actions you're taking, that is determining who and where you are going to be for the rest of your life." - Hal Elrod

"You don't owe anybody the present other than yourself. Take time for you. Respect yourself and your privacy. Set boundaries." - Demi Lovato

"Your strategy is the road map for bringing your goals to fruition... Ask yourself, 'What are the steps I need to take to achieve this goal?' Be careful not to overwhelm yourself by taking on too much at once." - Lauren Mackler

"I think the best models are actors, you're taking on a character. In that sense, I have been acting for a long time. It didn't seem like a crazy transition. Acting is a bigger step into modelling in a way. Modelling is easier when you don't look like yourself. When you look like a different person, you feel different. Acting goes deeper into that, you have to move and talk like that character. I love it." - Liberty Ross

"The most important habit is solitude, quiet time. People who enter their day by taking 45 minutes or an hour for themselves - meditation, prayer, inspirational reading, taking a walk - before they go for it in the real world do best." - Ken Blanchard

"I spent a lot of time taking acting lessons Actors have no inhibitions, and Im inhibited by everything. To be able to make fun of yourself is a skill and a liberating experience." - Maksim Chmerkovskiy

"I've got a lot to learn, and I'm very blessed to work with such talented actors. I'm nowhere near my goal. It's all about applying yourself and taking time to work and train." - Kellan Lutz

"By taking the time to contemplate where you are and where you want to be, you greatly empower yourself. It's a wonderful opportunity to finally set in motion the changes you want in your life." - Steve Maraboli

"I spent a lot of time taking acting lessons... Actors have no inhibitions, and I'm inhibited by everything. To be able to make fun of yourself is a skill and a liberating experience." - Maksim Chmerkovskiy

"Give yourself permission to get the most out of your life. If you're spending all your time scrubbing corners with a toothbrush, you're kind of missing the point. Taking shortcuts doesn't mean shortcutting the end result." - Sandra Lee

"Believing in yourself and what you do is so important. It took me a long time to find that confidence. If you're an artist and you're taking risks, then you're doing something right if some people don't get it." - Kate Voegele

"Procrastination is a common reaction to feeling overwhelmed or fear of failure. Instead of taking on too much at once and overwhelming yourself, break things down and take one small action step at a time." - Lauren Mackler

"This is a marathon in life. You can't be sprinting all the time or else you wear yourself out. You have to make sure you're taking care of yourself, keeping yourself grounded and not letting every little thing get you worked up." - Brian Moynihan

"Time for you and time for me, And time yet for a hundred indecisions, And for a hundred visions and revisions, Before the taking of a toast and tea." - T S Eliot

"You have to practice for a long time before you can learn to sound like yourself" - Miles Davis

"Schedule a sacred date with yourself. You deserve time for your life." - Cheryl Richardson

"You must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance." - Confucius

"Valuing time with your family does not mean you've lost your ambition. Define success for yourself." - Claire Shipman

"Every time you reach for food, ask yourself, 'Will this cleanse or clog me?'" - Tony Robbins

"Advent: the time to listen for footsteps - you can't hear footsteps when you're running yourself." - Bill Mckibben

"If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time..." - Ed Sullivan

"There is only one you for all time. Fearlessly be yourself." - Anthony Rapp

"When you're on the road, there's no time for second chances and messing yourself up." - Shaun Alexander

"For those who are able to work, work has to be seen as the best route out of poverty. For work is not just about more money - it is transformative. It's about taking responsibility for yourself and your family." - Iain Duncan Smith

"I stay out of the sun, and if I'm in the sun, I'm wearing SPF. I protect my skin as much as I can; I learned that a long time ago. I also exercise every day and I get the endorphins going. It's important not only for my physical self but also for my mental self and my emotional self. I'm healthy, I eat well most of the time, I take care of myself and I drink a lot of water. But I also enjoy myself. Taking care of yourself doesn't have to be painful, it's about finding the right balance, I think." - Amanda Seyfried

"We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach." - Kenneth Starr

"We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach." - Ken Starr

"And when they start riding a lot of them have full time jobs and are taking vacation days to get by. All of a sudden it becomes so addictive because you're out there with a bunch of women just like yourself, well educated, taking your vacation days, not making any real money, but we're having a blast. And that's US cycling." - Kristin Armstrong

"Forgive yourself for not being the richest, the thinnest, the tallest, the one with the best hair. Forgive yourself for not being the most successful, the cutest or the one with the fastest time. Forgive yourself for not winning every round. Forgive yourself for being afraid. But do' let yourself off the hook, never forgive yourself, for not caring or not trying." - Seth Godin

"Forgive yourself for not being the richest, the thinnest, the tallest, the one with the best hair. Forgive yourself for not being the most successful, the cutest or the one with the fastest time. Forgive yourself for not winning every round. Forgive yourself for being afraid. But don't let yourself off the hook, never forgive yourself, for not caring or not trying." - Seth Godin

"Forgive yourself for not being the richest, the thinnest, the tallest, the one with the best hair. Forgive yourself for not being the most successful, the cutest or the one with the fastest time. Forgive yourself for not winning every round. Forgive yourself for being afraid. But don't let yourself off the hook, never forgive yourself, for not caring or not trying." - Seth Godin

"Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide." - Marva Collins

"If you are content with yourself, you'll stop taking those little steps forward and begin taking big steps backward." - Greg Maddux

"There's always a possibility of richer maturation - of taking more and more responsibility for yourself and for your life...And this is what I make you understand how much you gain by taking re-sponsibility for every emotion, every movement you make, every thought you have...We touch each other by honestly being what we are, not intentionally making contact." - Frederick Salomon Perls

"If you sit and feel sorry for yourself, you're wasting your time. You should be in acting class, instead of feeling sorry for yourself. You should be working." - Justin Hartley

"Remember to write for yourself, not for a market and give yourself time to develop your own style, your own voice. It takes a lifetime. Enjoy it!" - Michael Morpurgo

"Time punishes us by taking everything, but it also saves us - by taking everything" - Sarah Manguso

"If you are bent on assuming a pose and never reveal yourself to anyone frankly, in the fashion of many who live a false life that is all made up for show; for it is torturous to be constantly watching oneself and be fearful of being caught out of our usual role. And we are never free from concern if we think that every time anyone looks at us he is always taking-our measure; for many things happen that strip off our pretence against our will, and, though all this attention to self is successful, yet the life of those who live under a mask cannot be happy and without anxiety." - Seneca the Younger

"We look at the African-American community, for a long time those of us who be considered strong - black men - for whatever reason, haven't done a good job of taking care of the weak. And we were doing things that render taking care of our youth and taking care of our women and our families impossible, when our lives are taken." - Ryan Coogler

"When you're an actor, seeing yourself for the first time, you spend all your time just watching yourself and hating yourself and picking your performance apart. You say, "I look horrible. I should quit."" - Sandra Bullock

"Genius is a capacity for taking trouble." - Leslie Stephen

"I am not taking anything for granted." - Tim Kaine

"One significant thing that you can do for your children is to invest some time into taking them out into nature." - Jaggi Vasudev

"The way I see it, the impossible happens all the time; but we're so good at taking it for granted, we forget it was once impossible." - Neal Shusterman

"Very sad, very upset, very glad I did not have to hear about this though Twitter. Probably going to be taking some time off it for a while." - Mara Wilson

"Every time something really bad happens, people cry out for safety, and the government answers by taking rights away from good people" - Penn Jillette

"That's what a community is: taking for granted certain assumptions, not having to start from zero every time. This is no longer true." - Susan Sontag

"After I finished 'E.R.', I wanted to concentrate on re-examining what kind of actress I am and taking time for real-life things." - Linda Cardellini

"I have had a very singular kind of life since I started working so young, so I am very used to traveling, working, taking time for myself." - Penelope Cruz

"I began observing, making paintings of my surroundings, taking a vow of silence, listening, composing music, writing, and making time for formal education. Then I started telling stories." - John Francis

"In the early days of picture-taking, the exposure shutter had to stay open for a long time, so you had to stay really still." - Eve Plumb

"The feeling of your baby taking nourishment from your body for the first time is amazing, and it remains the most touching moment of my life." - Laura Schlessinger

"Saying No gains you respect. When you say No, the other person may feel disappointed. But ultimately, they will respect you for taking good care of yourself. And most of all, you'll respect yourself because you are being true to yourself!" - Doreen Virtue

"Wellness is' about deprivation and it's not about perfection. It is about pointing yourself in the direction of growth, training yourself to get comfortable with your highest potential, and then taking small steps to support that shift. It's about showing up for yourself, day by day, and then one day finding that you"ve undergone a transformation." - Kathy Freston

"One of the aspects I like about the film is that there is a kind of emotional, psychological discussion during the storytelling, ... Before taking a drug, go through yourself, experience yourself, all your hopes and fears in your own time. Before the pharmacology, do the psychology." - Keanu Reeves

"Be the kind of guy that's taking action, feeling good in his life and knows how to make the separation between work and play. Work hard, play hard is the fucking key. Work to improve yourself, use negative emotions as leverage to get focused but at the same time reward yourself with positive emotions to let loose and just be free." - Owen Cook (RSD Tyler)

"I want to be the poster child for taking care of yourself after 40. Obesity is an epidemic in this country and I'm a living, breathing example of what it means to stay healthy." - Bernard Hopkins

"The day you are happy for no reason whatsoever, the day you find yourself taking delight in everything and in nothing, you will know that you have found the land of unending joy called the kingdom." - Anthony De Mello

"I've always said, rather glibly, that the message of my career has been about individualism, about getting to know yourself and taking responsibility, not just for what you do, but what you think." - Todd Rundgren

"If you form the habit of taking what someone else says about a thing without checking it out for yourself, you'll find that other people will have you hating your friends and loving your enemies." - Malcolm X

"I learned to put 100 percent into what you're doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it." - Kristi Yamaguchi

"For me, acting is all about the aesthetic. I just want to keep honing my craft. Not that I'm taking myself too seriously, but every artist should consider himself Picasso. Otherwise, you're doing yourself an injustice." - Giovanni Ribisi

"When you go out on a football field, you are responsible for taking care of yourself. The more rules you get, the less players truly take care of themselves." - Jim Brown

"I think, as a woman, you have to really make sure that you're taking care of yourself and make sure that you're covered and you have enough material written for you." - Paula Pell

"Feeling sorry for yourself for one single minute is okay, but spend all your remaining time on solutions." - Tsem Tulku

"Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time." - Abraham Lincoln

"Taking crazy things seriously is a serious waste of time." - Haruki Murakami

"I'm just taking one match at a time." - Caroline Wozniacki

"It's perversion. Don't you see what it is? It's not natural. To go to great expense for something you want, that's natural. To reach out to take it, that's human, that's natural. But to get your pleasure from not taking, from cheating yourself deliberately like my brother did today, from not getting, from not taking. Don't you see what a black thing that is for a man to do? How it is to hate yourself?" - Abraham Polonsky

"Now is a time for change, a time to become the greatest version of yourself. And a time to to make your grandest vision of the world ." - Ilchi Lee

"Healthy respect for yourself." - Rhonda Byrne

"Be respectful to your peers and yourself, of course. Don't be a jerk. But at the same time don't settle for anything less than yourself." - Christina Grimmie

"Something like trying to protect yourself all the time, things like trying to outwit fate. Those things can be the worst thing you can do for yourself." - John Frusciante

"To find yourself, think for yourself." - Socrates

"Find yourself by losing yourself for others." - Mahatma Gandhi

"In business for yourself, not by yourself." - William James

"I've always said that sexy is having a really strong sense of yourself and never taking yourself too seriously." - Rebecca Romijn

"You set the standards for how you will be treated. People will treat you the exact way you treat yourself. So be good to you. Take time for yourself. Rest. Play. Shower yourself with affection, support, and gifts." - Iyanla Vanzant

"I'm not going to sit inside of a corporation for 20 years. The time is now. The time is now to express yourself. The time is now to believe in yourself." - Kanye West

"Lying in bed just before going to sleep is the worst time for organized thinking; it is the best time for free thinking. Ideas drift like clouds in an undecided breeze, taking first this direction and then that." - E L Konigsburg

"Give yourself time just to be with yourself." - Maya Angelou

"I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream" - Method Man

"Maturity is about Challenging yourself and Improving! And then taking that experience to help others..." - Tsem Tulku

"Give yourself a deadline to stop planning and to start taking action." - Andy Gilbert

"NOTHING is worth hurting yourself over. NOTHING is worth taking your life over, DO YOU UNDERSTAND?!" - Gerard Way

"If you start taking yourself more seriously than you do God then there's a problem." - Justin Bieber

"If you want risk taking, set an example yourself and reward and praise those that do." - Jack Welch

"Taking care of yourself is the most powerful way to begin to take care of others." - Bryant H Mcgill

"You only do good work when you're taking risks and pushing yourself." - Sally Hawkins

"If you're taking care of yourself, then what can somebody else tell you?" - Swae Lee

"You know those goals you've set for yourself, those dreams you've been waiting for the perfect time to live out? It's time!" - Maria Shriver

"And it will always happen that he who is not your friend will request your neutrality and he who is your friend will ask you to declare yourself by taking up arms. And irresolute princes, in order to avoid present dangers, follow the neutral road most of the time, and most of the time they are ruined." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"If you're a leader, it's important to set aside time to quiet yourself and listen for God's direction." - John C Maxwell

"Mrs LINDE: When you've sold yourself once for the sake of others, you don't do it second time." - Henrik Ibsen

"You have to calendar time for yourself even if you have no idea what youre going to do with it." - Susie Bright

"You have to have the time to feel sorry for yourself in order to be a good abstract expressionist." - Robert Rauschenberg

"One step at a time is enough for me. Impatience is simply a way of beating yourself up." - Susan Jeffers

"Affirm continuously to yourself: I am in the right place, at the right time, for the right purpose." - Susan Miles

"Make it a practice to kick yourself for every time you answer your children with the words NOT RIGHT NOW." - Wes Fesler

"It is indeed a radical act of love just to sit down and be quiet for a time by yourself." - Jon Kabat-Zinn

"There comes a time when you have to drop your burdens in order to fight for yourself and your dreams." - Les Brown



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