Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Inspirational Anxiety Quotes

I find that these anxiety quotes are very inspirational and helpful when I am overcome with anxiety and worry.  These quotes helped me to start thinking instead of worrying because it is basically just a waste of time.  So these days when I feel anxiety starting to hit I focus on coming up with a solution to my problem.

When you feel anxious and find it hard to cope read these inspirational anxiety quotes.  They will help you to stay focused on the important aspects of life.  

“It is well to remind ourselves that anxiety signifies a conflict, and so long as conflict is going on, a constructive solution is possible.”  Rollo May

 “No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted.” Olive Schreiner

“One cannot remove anxiety by arguing it away.” Paul Tillich

“Worry is a god, invisible but omnipotent.  It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse; it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.”  Benjamin Disraeli

“Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.” Swedish Proverb

“If your eyes are blinded by your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset.” Krishnamurti

“If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” Anon

“Worry is evidence of an ill-controlled brain; it is merely a stupid waste of time in unpleasantness.” Arnold Bennett

“There is nothing so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes.  What madness is it in expecting evil before it arrives.”  Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“A hundred load of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.” George Herbert

“Worry is a futile thing, it’s something like a rocking chair, although it keeps you occupied it doesn’t get you anywhere.” Anon

“When you worry, you go over the same ground endlessly and come out the same place you started.  Thinking, on the other hand, makes progress from one place to another… the problem of life is to change worry into thinking, and anxiety into creative action.” Harold B. Walker

“Which of you by being anxious can add one cubit unto his stature?” Mathew 6:27

“I think that these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.” Isak Dinesen

“You always get negative reactions.  If you worry about that, you would never do anything.” Tom Monaghan

“There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry… One of these days is yesterday… and the other day I do not worry about is tomorrow.” Robert James Burdette

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, but only saps today of its strength.” A.J. Cronin

“If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure.” Robert Hillyer

“Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.” Edmund Burke

“A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.” John Lubbock

“The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.” Robert Frost

“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


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