Quotations The Best Quotes About Anxiety  

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A list of the best anxiety quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous anxiety quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic anxiety quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational anxiety quotes from that same writer.

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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

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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. Søren Kierkegaard

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The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear. Josh Billings

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It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength. Charles Spurgeon

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Anxiety about the future never profits; we feel no evil until it comes, and when we feel it, no counsel helps; wisdom is either too early or too late. Ruckett

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Some of your grief you have cured, and lived to survive; but what torments of pain have you endured that haven't as yet arrived. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Cares that have entered once in the breast, will have whole possession of the rest. Ben Jonson

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Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may be. John Dryden

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We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often. Winston Churchill

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Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain. Rainer Maria Rilke

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Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. Benjamin Franklin

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Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors. Rudyard Kipling

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Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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Love is full of anxious fears. Ovid

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The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last. Oscar Wilde

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There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it. Ovid

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The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. Seneca the Younger

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There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. Seneca the Younger

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If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. nothing in the paper today , we sigh. Paul Valéry

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Suspense is worst than disappointment. Robert Burns

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Where everything is bad it must be good to know the worst. F. H. Bradley

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The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came. James Russell Lowell