Anxiety Quotes and Sayings

Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.

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

My Anxieties Have Anxieties.

Anxiety is like quicksand, the harder we struggle to escape, the deeper we sink.

Cuddling literally kills depression, relieves anxiety and strengthens the immune system.

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
– Charles Spurgeon

People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
George Bernard Shaw


God didn’t do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?

Anxiety is one little tree in your forest. Step back and look at the whole forest.

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.
– Guy Finley

Worry is a misuse of imagination.

You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.
– Dan Millman

My need to solve the problem is the problem.

If worrying were an Olympic sport, you’d get the gold for sure.


Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
– Arthur Somers Roche

The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.
– Alain de Botton

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

Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Anais Nin

Worrying is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.

Felling like you’re about to cry when someone points out you’re doing something wrong.

I refuse to be burdened by vague worries. If something wants to worry me, it will have to make itself clear.

A hundred-load of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.

For peace of mind, resign as general manager of the universe.

Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.
– Dorothy M. Neddermeyer


Turn your attention for a while away from the worries and anxieties. Remind yourself of all your many blessings.
– Ralph Marston

When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.
– Rainer Maria Rilke

If you always make excuses to not follow through you deserve the weight of anxiety on your chest.
– Daniel

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.

Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’

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