Top 30 Quotes on Priorities.

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 A priority is something that you need to do more of, and you need to do sooner than later. According to Alfredo Pareto (Pareto Principle) -focusing attention on the top 20% of your priorities will get an 80% return on your effort. Your priority is your most important task and the top of mind that needs to be taken care of before any other activity.

Here are some great quotes on priorities:

  •  “Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists of the elimination of nonessentials.” – Lin Yutang
  • “The reason most goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.” – Robert J. McKain
  • “The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” – William James
  • “He is a wise man who wastes no energy on pursuits for which he is not fitted; and he is wiser still who from among the things he can do well, chooses and resolutely follows the best.” –  William Gladstone
  • “Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority.” – William Arthur Ward
  • “If it’s a priority you’ll find a way. If it isn’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn
  • “To change your life, you need to change your priorities.” – Mark Twain
  • “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” – Stephen Covey
  •  “Do first things first, and second things not at all.” – Peter Drucker
  • “There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing.” – Brian Tracy
  • “If you continually ask yourself, ‘What’s important now’ you won’t waste time on the trivial.” – Lou Holtz
  • “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein
  •  “The things which are most important don’t always scream the loudest.” – Bob Hawke
  • “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.” – Bruce Lee
  • “The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now, to the fullest. Do what matters, now.” – Leo Babauta
  • “Good things happen when you set your priorities straight.” – Scott Caan
  • “Our life is the sum total of all the decisions we make every day, and those decisions are determined by our priorities.” -Myles Munroe
  • “Sometimes when you’re overwhelmed by a situation – when you’re in the darkest of darkness – that’s when your priorities are reordered.” – Phoebe Snow
  • “Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.” – John C. Maxwell
  • “To change your life, you need to change your priorities.” – Mark Twain
  •  “Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see how that feels.” – Laura Vanderkam
  • “Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.” – Dallin H. Oaks
  • “Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority.” – Russell M. Nelson
  • “Our greatest danger in life is in permitting the urgent things to crowd out the important.” – Charles E. Hummel
  • “We determine our destination by our priorities.” – Keith K. Hilbig
  • “There’s no sense talking about priorities. Priorities reveal themselves. We’re all transparent against the face of the clock.” – Eric Zorn
  • “Busyness is not a reason for not getting other things done. It is an excuse for not claiming your true priorities.” – Alan Cohen
  • “The key to a good life is this: If you’re not going to talk about something during the last hour of your life, then don’t make it a top priority during your lifetime.” – Richard Carlson
  • “The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones.” – Brandon Sanderson

All the best in your quest to get better. Don’t Settle: Live with Passion.

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