Most popular worry quotes
Worry is preposterous; we don't know enough to worry.
Sometimes we need to remind ourselves to relax a little more, to worry a little less, to remember the big picture and not let the details overwhelm us.
I don't think it's terribly constructive to spend your time worrying about things you can't fix. As long as when you are managing your money you recognize that a terrible thing is going to happen, in the rest of your life you can be a foolish optimist.
Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere.
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles—by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. It's the healthiest thing a body can do.
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three— all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have.
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.
I've experienced many terrible things in my life, a few of which actually happened.
Many of our cares are but a morbid way of looking at our privileges.
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death.
Worry never paid a bill.
It ought to be plain how little you gain by getting excited and vexed. You'll always be late for the previous train, and always in time for the next.
Anxieties yield at a negative rate, increasing in smallness the longer they wait.
Worry is a form of fear, and all forms of fear produce fatigue.
We are, perhaps uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal.
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.
Worries are the most stubborn habits in the world. Even after a poor man has won a huge lottery prize, he will still for months wake up in the night with a start, worrying about food and rent.
A poem may be worked over once it is in being, but may not be worried into being.
Fine worries, like fine wines, are at their best, only after they have been properly mellowed.
How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.
Worrying is like praying for something you don't want to happen.
Don't meet troubles half-way.
Worries go down better with soup than without.
Worry is like a rocking chair—it keeps you moving but doesn't get you anywhere.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
Don't get your knickers in a knot. Nothing is solved and it just makes you walk funny.
If you only worry about things others worry about, one must worry about you.