Stress Quotes

Lincoln's appeal to 'the better angels of our nature' failed to avert a fratricidal war. But the compassionate wisdom of Lincoln's first and second inaugurals bequeathed to the Union, cemented with blood, a moral heritage which, when drawn upon in times of stress and strife, is sure to find specific ways and means to surmount difficulties that may appear to be insurmountable

Felix Frankfurter

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.

Bill Phillips

Stress is the trash of modern life we all generate it but if you don't dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.

Danzae Pace

The artist, depicting man disdainful of the storm and stress of life, is no less reconciling and healing than the poet who, while endowing Nature and Humanity, rejoices in its measureless superiority to human passions and human sorrows.

Bernard Berenson

Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf.

Gene Perret

Crying, that is, sobbing is the earliest and deepest way to release tension. Infants can cry almost from the moment of birth, and do so easily following every stress that produces a state of tension in the body... Human beings are the only creatures who can react in this way to stress and tension. Most probably, they are the only ones who need this form of release.

Alexander Lowen

To help have less stress, take time to relax.

Catherine Pulsifer

Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.

David Allen

A land ethic for tomorrow should be as honest as Thoreau's Walden, and as comprehensive as the sensitive science of ecology. It should stress the oneness of our resources and the live-and-help-live logic of the great chain of life. If, in our haste to "progress," the economics of ecology are disregarded by citizens and policy makers alike, the results will be an ugly America.

Stuart Udall

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.

Natalie Goldberg

How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish.

Catherine Pulsifer

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.

Natalie Goldberg

Believing that you must do something perfectly is a recipe for stress, and you'll associate that stress with the task and thus condition yourself to avoid it.

Steve Pavlina

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one

Hans Selye

In times of stress, be bold and valiant.

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