Tim Ferriss on being busy

Being busy is a form of laziness— lazy thinking and indiscriminate action. Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions.

Ferriss, Timothy. Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers (p. 201). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.