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254 Anxiety Quotes

1. "Anxiety is the handmaiden of contemporary ambition." (Alain de Botton) Click to tweet
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2. "Today i escaped anxiety. Or no, i discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions – not outside." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

3. "Cultivate calm and stillness: let go of anxiety as a lifestyle." (Brené Brown) Click to tweet

4. "If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret." (Jim Carrey) Click to tweet

5. "He who fears he will suffer, already suffers because he fears." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

6. "Life is not a tension anywhere except in the minds of humanity." (Osho) Click to tweet

7. "It’s important to give up – maybe daily – the longing to be perfect… what a heavy burden." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

8. "All this hurrying from place to place won’t bring you any relief, for you’re traveling in the company of your own emotions, followed by your troubles all the way." (Seneca) Click to tweet

9. "True happiness is to enjoy the present without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied, for he that is wants nothing." (Seneca) Click to tweet

10. "Stop being tormented by everyone else’s reaction to you." (Joyce Meyer) Click to tweet

11. "Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. What is anything in life compared to peace of soul?" (Francis de Sales) Click to tweet

12. "We labour at our daily work more ardently and thoughtlessly than is necessary to sustain our life because it is even more necessary not to have leisure to stop and think. Haste is universal because everyone is in flight from himself." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

13. "Stepping out of the busyness is perhaps the most beautiful offering we can make to our spirit." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

14. "Don’t worry about achieving. Don’t worry about perfection. Just be there each moment as best you can." (Pema Chodron) Click to tweet

15. "With my desire to improve everything, i destroy the moment." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

16. "It is always possible to practice releasing the tension in yourself." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

17. "Anxiety, the illness of our time, comes primarily from our inability to dwell in the present moment." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

18. "I have not ceased being fearful, but i have ceased to let fear control me." (Erica Jong) Click to tweet

19. "Not being able to govern events, i govern myself." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

20. "Often the moment when we most need to pause is exactly when it feels most intolerable to do so." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

21. "Rather than relaxing and enjoying who we are and what we’re doing, we are comparing ourselves with an ideal and trying to make up for the difference." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

22. "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, not to anticipate the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly." (Buddha) Click to tweet

23. "We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us." (Pema Chodron) Click to tweet

24. "A warrior accepts that we can never know what will happen to us next." (Pema Chodron) Click to tweet

25. "Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

26. "Cultivate intuition and trust faith: let go of the need for certainty." (Brené Brown) Click to tweet

27. "He who hurries through life hurries to his grave." (George R.R. Martin) Click to tweet

28. "Fear exists only in your mind, not in nature. Detach yourself, be strong, trust life, become life." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

29. "Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering." (Winnie The Pooh) Click to tweet

30. "When we’re anxious, disconnected, vulnerable, alone, and feeling helpless, the booze and food and work and endless hours online feel like comfort, but in reality they’re only casting their long shadows over our lives." (Brené Brown) Click to tweet

31. "The three great american vices seem to be efficiency, punctuality, and the desire for achievement and success. They are the things that make the americans so unhappy and so nervous." (Lin Yutang) Click to tweet

32. "It did what all ads are supposed to do: create an anxiety relievable by purchase." (David Foster Wallace) Click to tweet

33. "Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength – carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength." (Corrie ten Boom) Click to tweet

34. "The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work." (Robert Frost) Click to tweet

35. "The person who trusts can relax into existence. The person who cannot trust remains tense, remains anxious, afraid." (Osho) Click to tweet

36. "If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

37. "Persistent, non-specific anxiety is the result of wanting so much, talking so much, and doing so much that you lose touch with the quiet joys of solitude." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

38. "You can’t always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside." (Wayne Dyer) Click to tweet

39. "The desire for security and the feeling of insecurity are the same thing." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

40. "It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it." (Hans Selye) Click to tweet

41. "Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself… do not be disheartened by your imperfections, but always rise up with fresh courage." (Francis de Sales) Click to tweet

42. "I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened." (Mark Twain) Click to tweet
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43. "Two kinds of happiness. Worldly happiness is reward from our evolutionary program. Get praise, money, drugs, sex. It busies the mind with craving and anxiety. Internal happiness is reward from being in flow. Create, meditate, love, play. It clears the mind and leaves us in peace." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

44. "Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs." (Henry Ford) Click to tweet

45. "If a problem is fixable, there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no benefit in worrying whatsoever." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

46. "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

47. "Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it." (Kahlil Gibran) Click to tweet

48. "Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths." (Charles Spurgeon) Click to tweet

49. "Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

50. "A great many worries can be diminished by realizing the unimportance of the matter which is causing the anxiety." (Bertrand Russell) Click to tweet

51. "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." (William James) Click to tweet

52. "Be scared. You can’t help that. But don’t be afraid." (William Faulkner) Click to tweet

53. "All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony. Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace." (Rumi) Click to tweet

54. "If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

55. "Men seek rest in a struggle against difficulties; and when they have conquered these, rest becomes insufferable." (Blaise Pascal) Click to tweet

56. "I never worry about what i did the day before." (Dwight D. Eisenhower) Click to tweet

57. "Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are." (Theodore Roosevelt) Click to tweet

58. "We are terrified by the idea of being terrified." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

59. "Nothing can bring you peace but yourself." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

60. "Present fears are less than horrible imaginings." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet

61. "Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles." (Charlie Chaplin) Click to tweet

62. "Create more. Consume less." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet
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63. "Worry is a prayer to chaos." (Gabby Bernstein) Click to tweet

64. "Ignorance is the cause of fear." (Seneca) Click to tweet

65. "The devil cries when you don’t worry."Click to tweet

66. "The universe doesn’t allow perfection." (Stephen Hawking) Click to tweet

67. "A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow." (Charlotte Bronte) Click to tweet

68. "You are rich if you can take your time."Click to tweet

69. "For fast acting relief, try slowing down." (Lily Tomlin) Click to tweet

70. "Need less, worry less. Simple = beautiful." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

71. "What separates people is how they respond." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

72. "During the night we must wait for the light." (Francis de Sales) Click to tweet

73. "Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow." (Swedish Proverb) Click to tweet

74. "Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

75. "What we fear we also desire, and what we desire we fear." (Erica Jong) Click to tweet

76. "The first step: don’t be anxious. Nature controls it all." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

77. "Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world." (Wayne Dyer) Click to tweet

78. "We need, above all things, to slow down and get ourselves to amble through life instead of to rush through it." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet
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79. "Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming." (Robert Tew) Click to tweet

80. "Always do the things you fear the most. Courage is an acquired taste, like caviar." (Erica Jong) Click to tweet

81. "The beauty we long for is already here." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

82. "Lay hold of today’s task, and you will not need to depend so much upon tomorrow’s." (Seneca) Click to tweet

83. "Today, you can decide to walk in freedom. You can choose to walk differently. You can walk as a free person, enjoying every step." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

84. "When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life. It means fear is no longer a dominant factor in what you do and no longer prevents you from taking action to initiate change." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

85. "Excitement and emotion arise when something is not understood. As it is understood, one naturally becomes unfazed. One naturally becomes equanimous." (Kapil Gupta) Click to tweet

86. "Time is a great oppressor. It smothers our spirit. Once you’re free of the pressure of time you can operate in a state of flow where you move intuitively without being disrupted by a tight schedule. This is the fluid, creative state where you’re at ease and function at your peak."Click to tweet

87. "Repeat to yourself: i’m not going to rush anything, not going to stress out or worry about how things will work out for me."Click to tweet

88. "The mind freed from passions is an impenetrable fortress – a person has no more secure place of refuge for all time." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

89. "Amateurs are scared – scared to be vulnerable and honest with themselves. Professionals feel like they are capable of handling almost anything." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

90. "There is nothing more powerful than releasing the need to control and relying on a power greater than you to restore your thoughts and energy." (Gabby Bernstein) Click to tweet

91. "It doesn’t really matter what you are afraid of. Trust yourself enough to confront it, walk through it and survive." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

92. "Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

93. "You are far from the only nervous person in the room." (Thibaut) Click to tweet
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94. "Learning to ignore things can be your greatest power." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

95. "Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come." (Zig Ziglar) Click to tweet

96. "The truly patient man neither complains of his hard lot nor desires to be pitied by others. He speaks of his sufferings in a natural, true, and sincere way, without murmuring, complaining, or exaggerating them." (Francis de Sales) Click to tweet

97. "It’s the american obsession to feel happy all the time that makes americans miserable. Because then you’re upset about being unhappy. And even when you’re happy, you’re worried about when it’ll go away. Thus “the happiness trap”." (Cameron Sepah) Click to tweet

98. "The faster and busier things get, the more we need to build thinking time into our schedule. And the noisier things get, the more we need to build quiet reflection spaces in which we can truly focus." (Greg McKeown) Click to tweet

99. "Cultivate play and rest: let go of exhaustion as a status symbol and productivity as self-worth." (Brené Brown) Click to tweet

100. "The ultimate purpose of inquiry is that it allows us to pause. In the space of a pause, truth can shine through." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

101. "Use your time, energy and talents to do the best you can right now. Spend no time wishing it were better." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

102. "Everything is fleeting. Why care? Why become emotional about something which is temporary, which you’ll soon forget? Just sit back and observe the transience of everything. You’ll see how you waste your energy on trifles. Most things are just not worth fretting about."Click to tweet

103. "If you can change your focus, you can change your future. Don’t spend a minute worrying about something that you can’t control. If something can’t be changed by you taking direct action, put it out of your mind. Today’s society is overrun with useless distractions." (Jim O’Shaughnessy) Click to tweet

104. "Wherever you are, be there totally. If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

105. "Breath by breath, let go of fear, expectation, anger, regret, cravings, frustration, fatigue. Let go of the need for approval. Let go of old judgments and opinions. Die to all that, and fly free. Soar in the freedom of desirelessness." (Lama Surya Das) Click to tweet

106. "Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

107. "A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you." (Joyce Meyer) Click to tweet

108. "You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile." (Charlie Chaplin) Click to tweet

109. "A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside of their control." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

110. "Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far." (Jodi Picoult) Click to tweet
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111. "Free time is death to the anxious, and thank goodness i don’t have any of it right now." (Jon Stewart) Click to tweet

112. "The cure for anything is salt water: tears, sweat, or the sea." (Isak Dinesen) Click to tweet

113. "The mind is like a television set with hundreds of channels.which channel will you turn on?" (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

114. "Of all your troubles, great and small, the greatest are the ones that don’t happen at all." (Thomas Carlyle) Click to tweet

115. "There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea." (Bernard Paul Heroux) Click to tweet

116. "Relax; the world’s not watching that closely. It’s too busy contemplating itself in the mirror." (Richelle E. Goodrich) Click to tweet

117. "We trouble our life by thoughts about death, and our death by thoughts about life." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet
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118. "What we seek is some kind of compensation for what we put up with." (Haruki Murakami) Click to tweet

119. "She was terrified of everything, and terrified to show it." (David Foster Wallace) Click to tweet

120. "The level to which we protect ourselves from being vulnerable is a measure of our fear and disconnection." (Brené Brown) Click to tweet

121. "Hope is a kind of opium; it keeps you intoxicated. To tolerate the miserable present, your eyes remain fixed on a faraway star: your hope." (Osho) Click to tweet

122. "Unresolved thoughts, prematurely pushed out of the mind, pile up in an internal landfill – which eventually pokes out of the subconscious and manifests as chronic, nonspecific anxiety." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

123. "This runaway thinking is just a recipe for anxiety, which is always causing me to try and live forward into the next, into the next, into the next. It’s keeping me moving, moving, moving, and not happy, and not peaceful, and not present." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

124. "What we have to discover is that there is no safety, that seeking it is painful, and that when we imagine we have found it, we don’t like it." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

125. "You look to others for hope and guidance because you are empty and poor; you turn to books, pictures, teachers, gurus and saviours to inspire and strengthen you; you are ever in hunger, ever seeking but never finding." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

126. "Some of us are luckier than others. Some are tough and some are weak. Some are rich and some poor. But no one’s superman – in that way, we’re all weak. If we own things, we’re terrified we’ll lose them; if we’ve got nothing we worry it’ll be that way forever. We’re all the same." (Haruki Murakami) Click to tweet

127. "Do not become upset when difficulty comes your way. Laugh in its face and know that you are in the hands of god." (Francis de Sales) Click to tweet

128. "Anxiety shows that we are too close to the world and too far from god." (John Piper) Click to tweet

129. "Prosperity is ever providing itself with anxieties." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

130. "To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self… and to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one’s self." (Soren Kierkegaard) Click to tweet

131. "If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief." (Brené Brown) Click to tweet

132. "You’re anxious because you avoid anxiety provoking situations." (Paul Domenick) Click to tweet

133. "You call it hope – that fire of fire! It is but agony of desire." (Edgar Allan Poe) Click to tweet

134. "Stop worrying about your f*cking future. Start creating it instead. Use your present wisely. And f*ck the past. It’s over. Bury it." (Fateh Singh) Click to tweet

135. "Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom." (Soren Kierkegaard) Click to tweet

136. "Thought is responsible for fear. Thought is responsible for pleasure." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet
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137. "There is nothing that the busy man is less busy with than living; there is nothing harder to learn." (Seneca) Click to tweet

138. "They lose the day in expectation of the night, and the night in fear of the dawn." (Seneca) Click to tweet

139. "Whoever has learned to be anxious in the right way has learned the ultimate." (Soren Kierkegaard) Click to tweet

140. "Anxiety is the human condition. It’s probably the single most pervasive emotion." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

141. "Humans aren’t evolved to worry about everything happening outside of their immediate environment." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

142. "Perhaps all anxiety might derive from a fixation on moments — an inability to accept life as ongoing." (Sarah Manguso) Click to tweet

143. "Chasing after the things one yearns for is inferior to chasing after the source of the yearning." (Wu Hsin) Click to tweet

144. "Short-term thinking makes people desperate, ungenerous, impulsive. Long-term thinking makes people calm, gracious, controlled. The mighty pyramids and cathedrals were built by civilizations with a long time horizon, so it is with the life of a great man."Click to tweet

145. "Anxiety contaminates the present with the pains of all imaginable futures. We cannot experience the fullness of the moment if we are forever suffering from hypothetical hardships."Click to tweet

146. "The anxiety many feel is a result of trying to live in the world their imagination created, while being forced to live in the real world." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

147. "Life seems to be a process of replacing one anxiety with another and substituting one desire for another – which is not to say that we should never strive to overcome any of our anxieties or fulfil any of our desires, but rather to suggest that we should perhaps build into our strivings an awareness of the way our goals promise us a respite and a resolution that they cannot, by definition, deliver." (Alain de Botton) Click to tweet

148. "People think it would be nice to have peace of mind, to be serene, to be calm, to be undisturbed by this, that, and the other. But as long as you make all those things objects of desire, you have defined yourself as lacking them." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

149. "No amount of anxiety can change the future. No amount of regret can change the past." (Karen Salmansohn) Click to tweet

150. "Desire disappears as you become more and more aware. When awareness is one hundred percent, there is no desire at all." (Osho) Click to tweet

151. "Remember one thing: except for silence, everything else is your imagination – howsoever beautiful." (Osho) Click to tweet

152. "Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

153. "A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety." (Aesop) Click to tweet

154. "One is a great deal less anxious if one feels perfectly free to be anxious." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

155. "The life of folly is empty of gratitude, full of anxiety: it is focused wholly on the future." (Seneca) Click to tweet
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156. "If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath." (Amit Ray) Click to tweet

157. "In capitalist societies, consumption is misperceived as the highest form of relaxation." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

158. "Exhaustion is the drug of choice for conscientious anxious people."Click to tweet

159. "Life is not even close to being as logically consistent as our worries; it has many more unexpected ideas and many more facts than we do." (Rainer Maria Rilke) Click to tweet

160. "Staying occupied is a socially sanctioned way of remaining distant from our pain." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

161. "There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying yes to our entire imperfect and messy life." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

162. "You may have a rolls-royce, a big house, a lovely garden, a title, a degree, but inwardly life is an everlasting battle." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

163. "Don’t hope for a life without problems. There’s no such thing. Instead, hope for a life full of good problems." (Mark Manson) Click to tweet

164. "In an era of stress and anxiety, when the present seems unstable and the future unlikely, the natural response is to retreat and withdraw from reality, taking recourse either in fantasies of the future or in modified visions of a half-imagined past." (Alan Moore) Click to tweet

165. "One of the most tragic things i know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today." (Dale Carnegie) Click to tweet

166. "Get it done now. The anxiety of continually thinking about a task you’re not doing, and beating yourself up over it, is often more difficult (and time-consuming) than actually doing it." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

167. "A person busy kicking themselves over what has happened in the past, or biting their nails over what might happen in the future, is a person who is not busy with life." (Ryan Holiday) Click to tweet

168. "There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it." (Ovid) Click to tweet

169. "But life is very short and anxious for those who forget the past, neglect the present, and fear the future." (Seneca) Click to tweet

170. "Anxiety is the fear of more fear." (Thibaut) Click to tweet
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171. "Unless we face imminent physical harm, fear is just bad management of our mind." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

172. "It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave." (Mandy Hale) Click to tweet

173. "The nature of fear is anticipatory." (James Pierce) Click to tweet

174. "What we fear comes to pass more speedily than what we hope." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

175. "A mind which constantly seeks security and certainty; is a very miserable mind." (D. Muthukrishnan) Click to tweet

176. "Fear is born of a lack of understanding, the need to control, and, more important, the absence of love." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

177. "Hecato says, “cease to hope and you will cease to fear”. [… ] the primary cause of both these ills is that instead of adapting ourselves to present circumstances we send out thoughts too far ahead." (Seneca) Click to tweet

178. "Anxiety is practicing failure in advance. Anxiety is needless and imaginary. It’s fear about fear, fear that means nothing." (Seth Godin) Click to tweet

179. "There is fear of the present, of the future, fear of death, fear of the unknown, fear of not fulfilling, fear of not being loved – there are so many fears, all created by the machinery of thought." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

180. "Remain with fear, don’t fight it. The more you fight it, the more there is fear." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

181. "Put aside every form of belief, then there is no fear whatsoever." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

182. "Fear is a place that has not yet discovered love." (Sanaya Roman) Click to tweet

183. "You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do." (Eleanor Roosevelt) Click to tweet
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184. "So much of our time is spent worrying about the opinions of people that don’t ultimately matter to us." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

185. "Don’t waste the rest of your time here worrying about other people – unless it affects the common good. It will keep you from doing anything useful." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

186. "The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition." (Freidrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

187. "If you’re afraid to do something in a social setting, it is because you are more invested in someone else’s opinion of you than you are in your own opinion of yourself." (Luca Dellanna) Click to tweet

188. "Anxiety, and a fear of embarrassment are slave traits. They keep you chained to your comfort zone, even if you are capable of more. Unfortunately, they are also somewhat hard coded in our dna, so you need to train yourself to supersede that desire to feel safe."Click to tweet

189. "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) Click to tweet

190. "I’ve spent most of my life and most of my friendships holding my breath and hoping that when people get close enough they won’t leave, and fearing that it’s a matter of time before they figure me out and go." (Shauna Niequist) Click to tweet

191. "After all, what is happiness? Love, they tell me. But love doesn’t bring and never has brought happiness. On the contrary, it’s a constant state of anxiety, a battlefield; it’s sleepless nights, asking ourselves all the time if we’re doing the right thing. Real love is composed of ecstasy and agony." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

192. "You are anxious because you are identified – lost in the current experience. When you are aware of yourself and the situation in the moment, there is no fear. Your social awkwardness, shyness and defensiveness will disappear when you become an unidentified, objective observer."Click to tweet

193. "Cultivating a close, warm-hearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It helps remove whatever fears or insecurities we may have and gives us the strength to cope with any obstacles we encounter. It is the ultimate source of success in life." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

194. "Your fear of looking stupid is holding you back." (Justin Perry) Click to tweet

195. "Worry is a prayer for chaos." (Gabby Bernstein) Click to tweet
Worry is a prayer for chaos. (Gabby Bernstein);  #AnxietyQuotes
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196. "No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

197. "The biggest cost of the attempt to thrive, is the worry. You even worry about the worrying." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

198. "Every single worry or fear you have will be meaningless down the road. Every. Single. One." (Kamal Ravikant) Click to tweet

199. "There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

200. "Worrying is a misuse of your imagination." (Dan Mace) Click to tweet

201. "Worry less and strive to reduce your fears. Years from now, you’ll shake your head at the way minor matters used to trouble you." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

202. "Living a life somewhere else in your mind is nothing more than being a prisoner where you are." (Shannon L. Alder) Click to tweet

203. "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) Click to tweet

204. "The ego-self constantly pushes reality away. It constructs a future out of empty expectations and a past out of regretful memories." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

205. "If you can solve the problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?" (Shantideva) Click to tweet

206. "You only control your own actions and your own emotions. Only worry about things under your control." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

207. "Stress, anxiety and depression are caused when we are living to please others." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet
Stress, anxiety and depression are caused when we are living to please others. (Paulo Coelho);  #AnxietyQuotes
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208. "Perhaps the most exasperating thing about “me,” about nature and the universe, is that it will never “stay put”." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

209. "People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them." (George Bernard Shaw) Click to tweet

210. "She was brave and strong and broken all at once." (Anna Funder) Click to tweet

211. "True, nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous i had been and am, but why will say that i am mad?! The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute." (Edgar Allan Poe) Click to tweet

212. "It is more than probable that i am not understood; but i fear, indeed, that it is in no manner possible to convey to the mind of the merely general reader, an adequate idea of that nervous intensity of interest with which, in my case, the powers of meditation (not to speak technically) busied and buried themselves, in the contemplation of even the most ordinary objects of the universe." (Edgar Allan Poe) Click to tweet

213. "Depression and anxiety are a symptom of too much consumption and too little creation. You were put on this earth to create." (Bill Masur) Click to tweet

214. "People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

215. "What a liberation to realize that the ‘voice in my head’ is not who i am. Who am i then? The one who sees that." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

216. "Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future." (Deepak Chopra) Click to tweet

217. "Anxiety can just as well express itself by muteness as by a scream." (Soren Kierkegaard) Click to tweet

218. "Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded." (Buddha) Click to tweet
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219. "The punishment of every disordered mind is its own disorder." (Augustine of Hippo) Click to tweet

220. "You cannot suffer the past or future because they do not exist. What you are suffering is your memory and your imagination." (Sadhguru) Click to tweet

221. "To be prisoners to your own desires is of all things most shameful and vile." (Plato) Click to tweet

222. "The fact that the body is lying down is no reason for supposing that the mind is at peace. Rest is sometimes far from restful." (Seneca) Click to tweet

223. "Why is thought thinking about tomorrow, about which it knows nothing? It wants certainty but there may be no certainty." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

224. "As long as the mind holds on to the known it will always be frightened of the unknown." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

225. "If you don’t make order before you go to sleep, the brain tries to do it when you are asleep." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

226. "Thought, thinking about past pain, projects future pain and therefore is afraid of the future." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

227. "There’s this “nexting” thing, right? Where you’re sitting in one spot and you’re thinking about where you should be next. [… ] it’s always the next thing, the next thing, the next thing, the next thing. That’s creating this pervasive anxiety." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

228. "Run your brain in debug mode and realize that thinking raises anxiety and lowers happiness." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

229. "Literally just sit down and do nothing. The fact that you can’t do that is because there’s anxiety that’s always trying to make you get up and go, get up and go, get up and go. So just being aware that the anxiety is what’s making you unhappy i think is important. The anxiety is just a series of running thoughts." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

230. "Tell it to your anxious thought, always worrying about the future, that “i will worry about it when that actually happens”." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

231. "In today’s rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just being." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

232. "Human desire tends to be insatiable." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

233. "A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality and lives in a world of illusion." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

234. "You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway." (Steve Maraboli) Click to tweet

235. "The wretched reflect either too much or too little." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

236. "You are the biggest enemy of your own sleep." (Pawan Mishra) Click to tweet

237. "You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf." (Jon Kabat Zinn) Click to tweet
You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. (Jon Kabat Zinn);  #AnxietyQuotes
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238. "I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind." (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) Click to tweet

239. "I have decided to be happy because it’s good for my health." (Voltaire) Click to tweet

240. "Self-observation is the first step of inner unfolding." (Amit Ray) Click to tweet

241. "Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew." (Francis de Sales) Click to tweet

242. "What i do to combat anxiety is i don’t try and fight it, but i just notice that i’m being anxious because of all these thoughts." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

243. "Developing an inner refuge where we feel loved and safe enables us to reduce the intensity of traumatic fear when it arises." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

244. "We need only pause, breathe, and open to the experience of aliveness within us." (Tara Brach) Click to tweet

245. "When your inner commentary finally ends, your happiness can finally begin." (Brian Thompson) Click to tweet

246. "If anyone is unhappy, remember that his unhappiness is his own fault… nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility except our own opinion." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

247. "It is not external events themselves that cause us distress, but the way in which we think about them… it is our attitudes and reactions that give us trouble. We cannot choose our external circumstances, but we can always choose how we respond to them." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

248. "Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it – just as we have learned to live with storms." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

249. "Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace." (Robert J. Sawyer) Click to tweet

250. "The more happily and joyously and the more relaxed and without worry a person can take his meal, the more his food starts becoming the right food." (Osho) Click to tweet

251. "Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

252. "Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions." (Pema Chodron) Click to tweet

253. "Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone." (Alan Watts) Click to tweet

254. "Smile, breathe, and go slowly." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

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