Quotes of Anxiety

“ Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Things take the time they take. Don’t worry. ”

- Mary Oliver

“ Though it may feel otherwise, enjoying life is no more dangerous than apprehending it with continuous anxiety and gloom. ”

- Alain de Botton

“ Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That’s one of my favorite things to say. So what. ”

- Andy Warhol

“ The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood. ”

- Voltaire

“ You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be. ”

- Marianne Williamson

“ People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another. The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience. ”

- Deepak Chopra

“ The what. if’s and the should. have’s will eat your brain. ”

- John O’Callaghan

“ Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Anxiety is not being able to sleep because you said something wrong two years ago and can’t stop thinking about it. ”

- Unknown

“ Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Life is way too short to spend another day at war with yourself. ”

- Unknown

“ I am touched by your beautiful anxiety about life… ”

- Rainer Maria Rilke

“ The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. ”

- William James

“ Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action. ”

- Walter Anderson

“ The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. ”

- Unknown

“ You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. ”

- Louise L. Hay

“ Although anxiety is part of life, never let it control you. ”

- Paulo Coelho

“ If you gathered up all the fearful thoughts that exist in the mind of the average person, looked at them objectively, and tried to decide just how much good they provided that person, you would see that not some but all fearful thoughts are useless. They do no good. Zero. They interfere with dreams, hopes, desire and progress. ”

- Richard Carlson

“ Feelings are just visitors, let them come and go. ”

- Mooji

“ To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self… And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one’s self. ”

- Søren Kierkegaard

“ Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity. ”

- Chuck Jones

“ Don’t believe the things you tell yourself late at night. ”

- Cheryl Cole

“ Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. ”

- Søren Kierkegaard

“ My need to solve the problem is the problem. ”

- Unknown

“ I’ve spent most of my life and most of my friendships holding my breath and hoping that when people get close enough they won’t leave, and fearing that it’s a matter of time before they figure me out and go. ”

- Shauna Niequist

“ Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far. ”

- Jodi Picoult
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