Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

Anxiety is one’s body’s natural response to stress. It is a feeling of fear or apprehension about what’s to about to come. The first day of school, going to a job interview, or giving a speech may cause most of the people to feel fearful and nervous. We have hereby compiled the list of best anxiety quotes to help you deal with it and get over it. These anxiety quotes have been curated keeping in mind the need for easing your stress. Hope that you like these anxiety quotes.

Quotes are powerful resource tools in areas of personal growth, life issues, business, leadership and meditation, and from these quotes, you can occasionally draw inspiration, motivation and even hope. In addition, you can liven up your speeches, reports, presentations, blogs or use them as thoughtful words for your friends and loved ones. We are not the authors of these Anxiety Quotes but we try as much as possible to add the author’s name to quotes. The authors of these quotes are poets, famous authors, scientists, actors, philosophers, famous people and ordinary people etc …

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.”

—Renee Jain

“Those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”


“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.”

—Frank A. Clark

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Lao Tzu

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.”

—Michel de Montaigne

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”

—Mary Tyler Moore

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”

—Norman Vincent Peale

“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.”

—John C. Maxwell

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Comedy is defiance. It’s a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it’s the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.”

—Will Durst

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”

—Jon Kabat-Zinn

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“There are two ways to get rid of an anxiety monster, my friend—you either have a bath or a nap.”

—Andrew Kaufman

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”


“The best thing one can do when it is raining, is to let it rain.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.”

—Mitch Albom

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Calmness is the cradle of power.”

—Josiah Gilbert Holland

“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”

—A.A. Milne

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Anxiety is a lot like a toddler. It never stops talking, tells you you’re wrong about everything, and wakes you up at 3am.”


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

—Henry Stanley Haskins

“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.”

—Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“You don’t drown by falling into water. You only drown if you stay there.”

—Zig Ziglar

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

—Reinhold Niebuhr

Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.”

—J. Donald Walters

“Become a worry-slapper. Treat frets like mosquitoes. Do you procrastinate when a bloodsucking bug lights on your skin? ‘I’ll take care of it in a moment.’ Of course you don’t! You give the critter the slap it deserves. Be equally decisive with anxiety.”

—Max Lucado

“In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go.”

—Jack Kornfield

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.”

—Sylvia Plath

“I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, not just for tomorrow, but in the here and now.”

Carl Sandburg

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”


“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression…It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.”

—Grenville Kleiser

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”

—Joseph Campbell

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Our stresses, anxieties, pains and problems arise because we do not see the world, others or even ourselves as worthy of love.”

—Prem Prakash

“We live only a few conscious decades, and we fret ourselves enough for several lifetimes.”

—Christopher Hitchens

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“We all have anxiety about things. We all have little insecurities, but eventually you have to face your fears if you want to be successful, and everybody has some fear of failure.”

—Nick Saban

“What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?”

—Thomas á Kempis

“Nothing is permanent in this wicked world—not even our troubles.”

—Charlie Chaplin

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“When you walk through a storm hold your head up high, and don’t be afraid of the dark/At the end of the storm is a golden sky, and the sweet silver song of a lark.”

—Oscar Hammerstein II

“For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.”

T.S. Eliot

“Actually spending ten minutes clearing off one shelf is better than fantasizing about spending a weekend cleaning out the basement.”

—Gretchen Rubin

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.”

—Eckhart Tolle

“The elimination diet: Remove anger, regret, resentment, guilt, blame and worry. Then watch your health, and life, improve.”

—Charles Glassman

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“The universe doesn’t allow perfection.”

—Stephen Hawking

“A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.”


“Worry in the dark can make it even darker.”

—Camron Wright

“Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.”

—Madeleine L’Engle

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”

—Attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.”

William Shakespeare

“Everyone remembers the remark of the old man at the point of death, that his life had been full of troubles—most of which had never happened.”

Winston Churchill

“Rule number one: Don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two: It’s all small stuff.”

—Robert S. Eliot

“Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you because it will.”

—Cheryl Strayed

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”

—Chinese proverb

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”

—Sydney J. Harris

“When you feel overwhelmed, remember: A little at a time is how it gets done. One thing, one task, one moment at a time.”


“Surrender to what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.”

—Sonia Ricotti

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”

—Dalai Lama

Top Anxiety Quotes to help you deal with life stress

“A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.”

—Joyce Meyer

“It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.”

—Hans Selye

“Some days, doing ‘the best we can’ may still fall short of what we would like to be able to do, but life isn’t perfect—on any front—and doing what we can with what we have is the most we should expect of ourselves or anyone else.”

—Fred Rogers

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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