Quotes and Sayings about Stress

Pending assignments and achieving deadlines haunt us in the bright daylight.

Submitted by: Nivedita M on June 4, 2019

If you’re stressing over happiness, you’re doing it wrong!
Shannon L. Alder

Most diseases are caused not so much by what we eat, but more by what is eating us.

Submitted by: RVM on July 24, 2016

Whenever you’re stressed about something ask yourself: 10 years from now, will it still matter?

Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.

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

I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.


I don’t think people understand how stressful it is to explain what’s going on in your head when you don’t even understand it yourself.

Whatever happens, happens. Don’t stress.

Care less, lose stress.

Dear stress, let’s break up.

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
– William James

Too blessed to be stressed.

Submitted by: Justine Mild on April 11, 2013

Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!

Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise.
– Takayuki Ikkaku


Stress is poison.
-Agavé Powers

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
Doug Larson

Tension is who you think you should be.Relaxation is who you are.

I try to avoid stress — it makes me feel like I’m rubber-stamping all my organs “Urgent!”
Terri Guillemets

Is everything as urgent as your stress would imply?
Terri Guillemets

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.
-Etty Hillesum

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

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
-Richard Carlson

Give your stress wings and let it fly away.
Terri Guillemets

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
-Natalie Goldberg


When you are stressed on mind…to pour it out, is the behaviour, most kind!
– Sujit Lalwani

Let pressure pass over and through you. That way you can’t be harmed by it.
– Brian Herbert

Even in the most stressed times there is always time for reading.
– Emilie and Stephanie

It isn’t stress that makes us fall – it’s how we respond to stressful events.
– Wayde Goodall

We are all tired of the stress.
– K. Howard Joslin

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