65 Anxiety Quotes On Success In Life

These anxiety quotes will inspire you. Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress or a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging anxiety quotes, anxiety sayings, and anxiety proverbs.

Best Anxiety Quotes

  1. “Anxiety and fear are cousins but not twins. Fear sees a threat. Anxiety imagines one.” ~ Max Lucado
  2. “Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  3. “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
  4. “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

  5. “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ~ William James
  6. “No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.” ~ Alan Watts
  7. “Many of us are slaves to our minds. Our own mind is our worst enemy. We try to focus, and our mind wanders off. We try to keep stress at bay, but anxiety keeps us awake at night. We try to be good to the people we love, but then we forget them and put ourselves first.” ~ Sakyong Mipham
  8. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse

  9. “The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.” ~ George Muller
  10. “There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  11. “Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.” ~ William James
  12. “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” ~ Bill Cosby

  13. “I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.” ~ Mark Twain
  14. “The surest way to escape anxiety and defeat despair is action. Do, don’t dwell.” ~ Michael Josephson
  15. “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” ~ Henry Ford
  16. “Practically everybody knows what its like to feel anxious, worried, nervous, afraid, uptight, or panicky. Often, anxiety is just a nuisance, but sometimes it can cripple you and prevent you from doing what you really want with your life. But I have some great news for you: You can change the way you feel.” ~ David D. Burns
  17. “Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.” ~ Glenn Turner

  18. “The future is called ‘perhaps,’ which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  19. “The only way out is through.” ~ Robert Frost
  20. “If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  21. “People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  22. “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.” ~ Nhat Hanh
  23. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~ Amit Ray
  24. “The day you stop worrying will be the first day of your new life; anxiety takes you in circles, trust in yourself and become free.” ~ Leon Brown
  25. “You can never become a great man or woman until you have overcome anxiety, worry, and fear. It is impossible for an anxious person, a worried one, or a fearful one to perceive truth; all things are distorted and thrown out of their proper relations by such mental states, and those who are in them cannot read the thoughts of God.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  26. “Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems” ~ Epictetus

  27. “Risk, then, is not just part of life. It is life. The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place. It’s the high-anxiety zone, but it’s also where you discover who you are.” ~ Nick Vujicic
  28. “Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  29. “We believe that 95% of your emotions are determined by the way you talk to yourself as you go throughout your day. The sad fact is that if you do not deliberately and consciously talk to yourself in a positive and constructive way, you will, by default, think about things that will make you unhappy or cause you worry and anxiety. Your mind is like a garden. If you do not deliberately plant flowers and tend carefully, weeds will grow without any encouragement at all.” ~ Brian Tracy , Anxiety quotes positive
  30. “Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” ~ Albert Camus

  31. “You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.” ~ Dan Millman
  32. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” ~ Les Brown
  33. “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” ~ Morris West

  34. “Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.” ~ Plato
  35. “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.” ~ Aesop
  36. “Don’t try to steer the river.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  37. “Why worry? If you’ve done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better” ~ Walt Disney
  38. “If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  39. “All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony. Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.” ~ Rumi

  40. “The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.” ~ Christopher Morley
  41. “Anxiety destroys scale, and suffering makes us lose perspective.” ~ Saul Bellow
  42. “I try not to worry about the future – so I take each day just one anxiety attack at a time.” ~ Tom Wilson
  43. “Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.” ~ Jack Nicklaus
  44. “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

  45. “Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?” ~ Tryon Edwards
  46. “Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~ Isabel Allende
  47. “When you get over the anxiety, you discover you should have been mad a long time ago.” ~ Amy Clampitt

  48. “Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries.” ~ Tryon Edwards
  49. “I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance.” ~ Seth Godin
  50. “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

  51. “Basic anxiety can be roughly described as a feeling of being small, insignificant, helpless, deserted or endangered in a world that is out to abuse, cheat, humiliate, betray, envy… . And special in this is the child’s feeling that the parents’ love, their Christian charity, honesty, generosity … may be only a pretense.” ~ Karen Horney , Anxiety quotes help
  52. “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom
  53. “The more you pray, the less you’ll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You’ll feel more patient and less pressured.” ~ Rick Warren

  54. “The source of anxiety lies in the future. If you can keep the future out of mind, you can forget your worries.” ~ Milan Kundera
  55. “Anxiety is the mark of spiritual insecurity.” ~ Thomas Merton
  56. “Anxiety comes into existence only when we become identified with small things. And they all pass.” ~ Rajneesh

  57. “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  58. “Anxiety uses imagination to picture something you don’t want. Vision uses imagination to picture something you DO want. Either way, you tend to get what you focus on. Imagine a future where you shine, others thrive, and the light of hope shines brighter in the world. If you can see it, you can be it.” ~ Ian Lawton
  59. “Like a bird, when his cage is opened, stays on his perch, dazzled by freedom, the postponed traveler does not see that his cage, with its bars of anxiety, it is open.” ~ Andre Maurois

  60. “Failure feelings – fear, anxiety, lack of self-confidence – do not spring from some heavenly oracle. They are not written in the stars. They are not holy gospel. Nor are they intimations of a set and decided fate which means that failure is decreed and decided. They originate from your own mind.” ~ Maxwell Maltz
  61. “A restlessness has seized hold of many of us, a sense that we should be doing something else, no matter what we are doing, or doing at least two things at once, or going to check some other medium. It’s an anxiety about keeping up, about not being left out or getting behind.” ~ Rebecca Solnit
  62. “Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship.” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

  63. “Anxiety is essential to the human condition. The confrontation with anxiety can relieve us from boredom, sharpen the sensitivity and assure the presence of tension that is necessary to preserve human existence.” ~ Rollo May
  64. “Among those evils which befall us, there are many which have been more painful to us in the prospect than by their actual pressure.” ~ Joseph Addison
  65. “Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.” ~ Matt Lucas

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