37 Worrying Quotes

  • Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. – Winston Churchill

 

  • Pray, and let God worry. – Martin Luther

 

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

 

  • Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. – Swedish Proverb

 

  • Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad. – Unknown

 

  • Worry is a misuse of the imagination. – Dan Zadra

 

  • My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. – Michel de Montaigne

 

  • Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength. – Corrie ten Boom

 

  • Worry 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

 

  • Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. – Bible

 

  • Whatever is going to happen will happen, whether we worry or not. – Ana Monnar

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  • You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. – Olin Miller

 

  • The only thing you will ever accomplish by worrying is to elevate your stress levels. – Catherine Pulsifer

 

  • The more you pray, the less you’ll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You’ll feel more patient and less pressured. – Rick Warren

 

  • Pray, hope, and don’t worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer. – Padre Pio

 

  • There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem. – Harold Stephens

 

  • If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever. – Dalai Lama

 

  • Worrying about it takes precious time and attention away from your priorities and increases your feelings of dissatisfaction about life. – Christina Winsey-Rudd

 

  • And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?. – Bible

 

  • Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength. – Corrie Ten Boom

 

  • Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything. – Mary Hemingway

 

  • Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. – Benjamin Franklin

 

  • How much pain have cost us the evils that have never happened. – Thomas Jefferson

 

  • Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose – Eckhart Tolle

 

  • If your teeth are clenched and your fists are clenched, your lifespan is probably clenched. – Adabella Radici

 

  • The whole thing is quite hopeless, so it’s no good worrying about tomorrow. It probably won’t come. – J R R Tolkien

 

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

 

  • He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • Present fears are less than horrible imaginings. – William Shakespeare

 

  • Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. – Leo Buscaglia

 

  • There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever. – Mahatma Gandhi

 

  • If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system. – William James

 

  • Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. – Ovid

 

  • There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. – Epictetus

 

  • Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. – Marcus Aurelius

 

  • 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

 

  • The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable. – Seneca