Anxiety Quotes

Most popular anxiety quotes

In the treatment of anxiety, a proper understanding of sovereignty is huge. Anxiety is often the consequence of perceived chaos. If we sense we are victims of unseen, turbulent, random forces, we are troubled.


The formula is simple: Perceived control creates calm. Lack of control gives birth to fear.


What, me worry?
Anxiety is fear of one's self.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.


Anxiety is a meteor shower of what-ifs.
Anxiety is the mark of spiritual insecurity.


Anxiety is the handmaiden of contemporary ambition.
I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance.


Anxiety is the space between the 'now' and the 'then.'.
I have always described anxiety as the fear of oneself.
Anxiety is the interest paid on trouble before it is due.
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It creates the failures.


I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.
Anxiety is the unwillingness to play even when you know the odds are for you.
The presence of anxiety is unavoidable, but the prison of anxiety is avoidable.
Anxiety and fear are cousins but not twins. Fear sees a threat. Anxiety imagines one.


Anxiety seems to be the dominant fact—and is threatening to become the dominant cliché—of modern life.
— Time Magazine

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It has been well said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
Sometimes I get the feeling the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that's not true. Some smaller countries are neutral.