Worry Quotes

Freedom from worries and surcease from strain are illusions that always inhabit the distance

Edwin Way Teale

Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues

Cullen Hightower

I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward

John Mortimer

Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry

B. C. Forbes

We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives

Maya Angelou

If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones

Don Herold

Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday

Unknown

Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which will never happen

James Russel Lowell

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Benjamin Franklin

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

I've developed a new philosophy... I only dread one day at a time

Charlie Brown

Troubles are a lot like people - they grow bigger if you nurse them

Unknown

Nerves and butterflies are fine - they're a physical sign that you're mentally ready and eager. You have to get the butterflies to fly in formation, that's the trick.

Steve Bull

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal - and soon they'll forget my number

Edith Armstrong

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

Wendell Berry

You can't wring your hands and roll up your sleeves at the same time

Pat Schroeder

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

Elbert Hubbard

Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere

Glenn Turner

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

George Bernard Shaw

Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.

Christian Nevell Bovee

We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic

Cullen Hightower

It only seems as if you are doing something when you're worrying

Lucy Maud Montgomery

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey

Thomas A. Edison

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Updated On : May 17, 2013
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