Quotations On Anxiety

  • Better to be despised for too anxious apprehensions than ruined by too confident a security.—Burke.

  • Can your solicitude alter the cause or unravel the intricacy of human events?—Blair.

  • Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure and generally occasion ourselves.—Beaconsfield.

  • "Anxiety is the space between the 'now' and the 'then.'"—Richard Abell

  • Almost all men are over-anxious. No sooner do they enter the world than they lose that taste for natural and simple pleasures so remarkable in early life. Every hour do they ask themselves what progress they have made in the pursuit of wealth or honor; and on they go as their fathers went before them, till, weary and sick at heart, they look back with a sigh of regret to the golden time of their childhood.—Rogers.

  • "We live in the midst of alarms; anxiety beclouds the future; we expect some new disaster with each newspaper we read."—Abraham Lincoln

  • When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system.  What chance has a man got against a system?  Russell Hoban

  • Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.  Edgar Watson Howe

  • 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

  • No man ever sank under the burden of the day. It is when tomorrow's burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear.  George MacDonald