65 Priorities Quotes On Success In Life

These priorities quotes will inspire you. Priorities, something that is more important than other things and that needs to be done or dealt with first.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging priorities quotes, priorities sayings, and priorities proverbs.

Best Priorities Quotes

  1. “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” ~ Stephen Covey
  2. “If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.” ~ Stephen Covey
  3. “You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the “best” is often the “good.” ~ Stephen Covey
  4. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” ~ Mark Twain

  5. “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  6. “What seems so necessary today may not even be desirable tomorrow.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. “To change your LIFE you need to change your PRIORITIES.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  8. “Action expresses priorities.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  9. “Sometimes things in life happen that allow us to understand our priorities very clearly. Ultimately you can see those as gifts.” ~ Mariska Hargitay , Life priorities quotes
  10. “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” ~ Stephen Covey
  11. “Lack of time is actually lack of priorities.” ~ Tim Ferriss
  12. “It’s not just words. Action expresses priorities.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  13. “Decide what your priorities are and how much time you’ll spend on them. If you don’t, someone else will.” ~ Harvey Mackay
  14. “It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  15. “Good things happen when you get your priorities straight.” ~ Scott Caan
  16. “Your action expresses your priorities.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  17. “Most people say their main fault is a lack of discipline. On deeper thought, I believe this is not the case. The basic problem is that their priorities have not become deeply planted in their hearts and minds.” ~ Stephen Covey
  18. “I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.” ~ Dan Millman
  19. “When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives. Our love of the Lord will govern the claims for our affection, the demands on our time, the interests we pursue, and the order of our priorities.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  20. “We determine our Destination by our priorities.” ~ Keith K. Hilbig

  21. “Your ability to select your most important task at each moment, and then to get started on that task and to get it done both quickly and well, will probably have more of an impact on your success than any other quality or skill you can develop.” ~ Brian Tracy
  22. “Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.” ~ Dallin H. Oaks
  23. “Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.” ~ Lin Yutang
  24. “If you don’t have time, the truth is, you don’t have priorities. Think harder; don’t work harder.” ~ Tim Ferriss
  25. “What does it matter how much we do if what we’re doing isn’t what matters most?” ~ Stephen Covey

  26. “Don’t be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.” ~ Denis Waitley
  27. “Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either, ‘I wish I had’, or ‘I’m glad I did.'” ~ Zig Ziglar
  28. “When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  29. “The effort to strive for truth has to precede all
    other efforts.” ~ Albert Einstein
  30. “Priority is a function of context.” ~ Stephen Covey

  31. “There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” ~ Freya Stark
  32. “If you were to fault yourself in one of three areas, which would it be: (1) the inability to prioritize; (2) the inability or desire to organize around those priorities; or (3) the lack of discipline to execute around them? … Most people say their main fault is a lack of discipline. On deeper thought, I believe that is not the case. The basic problem is that their priorities have not become deeply planted in their hearts and minds. They haven’t really internalized Habit 2 [Begin with the end in mind].” ~ Stephen Covey
  33. “Living in light of eternity changes your priorities.” ~ Rick Warren , Change your priorities quotes
  34. “Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.” ~ Jonathan Kozol

  35. “Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.” ~ Keri Russell
  36. “It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.” ~ Doris Lessing
  37. “If you continually ask yourself, “What’s important now?”, you won’t waste time on the trivial.” ~ Lou Holtz
  38. “We can’t blame children for occupying themselves with Facebook rather than playing in the mud. Our society doesn’t put a priority on connecting with nature. In fact, too often we tell them it’s dirty and dangerous.” ~ David Suzuki
  39. “Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” ~ Jim Rohn

  40. “The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  41. “Our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  42. “You can get control of your tasks and activities only to the degree that you stop doing some things and start spending more time on the few activities that can really make a difference in your life.” ~ Brian Tracy
  43. “You do the things that need to be done according to priority.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

  44. “Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out – it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” ~ Robert W. Service
  45. “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
  46. “Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.” ~ H. L. Hunt
  47. “Success is only another form of failure if we forget what our priorities should be.” ~ Harry Lloyd

  48. “The essence of the best thinking in the area of time management (practice planning) can be captured in a single phrase: Organize and execute around priorities” ~ Stephen Covey
  49. “Go to your checkbook and see what you spend money on. In an instant, you will know what is important to you because your money goes toward it.” ~ Larry Winget
  50. “We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; it is basically a problem of priorities. We confess, we have left undone those things that ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.” ~ Charles Hummel
  51. “I have this really high priority on happiness and finding something to be happy about.” ~ Taylor Swift

  52. “Resolve to perform what you ought;
    perform without fail what you resolve.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  53. “Western civilization has not yet learned the lesson that the energy we expend in ‘getting things done’ is less important than the moral strength it takes to decide what is worth doing and what is right to do.” ~ Sydney J. Harris
  54. “It is correct to make a priority of young people, taking care that they turn out as well as possible.” ~ Plato
  55. “The most important part of every business is to know what ought to be done.” ~ Columella

  56. “The reason so many problems do not get solved in Washington is that solving those problems is not the No. 1 priority: Re-election is.” ~ Thomas Sowell
  57. “The enemy of the “best” is often the “good.”” ~ Stephen Covey
  58. “I think we have to focus,on exactly what the priorities are.” ~ Chris Christie
  59. “No one is going to hand you an organizational chart. You have to hand it to yourself.” ~ Robert Genn

  60. “No matter how many personal productivity techniques you master, there will always be more to do than you can ever accomplish in the time you have available to you, no matter how much it is.” ~ Brian Tracy
  61. “Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  62. “There’s no sense talking about priorities. Priorities reveal themselves. We’re all transparent against the face of the clock.” ~ Eric Zorn
  63. “In all planning you make a list and you set priorities.” ~ Alan Lakein

  64. “We do not have a money problem in America. We have a values and priorities problem.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman
  65. “Like it or not, the world evolves, priorities change and so do you.” ~ Marilu Henner

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