Anxiety Proverbs

Sayings about Anxiety

Anxiety will not let you die of hunger. ~ African Proverb

If the fight is tomorrow, then why should you clench your fist today? ~ Cameroon Proverbs

Every little yielding to anxiety is a step away from the natural heart of man. ~ Japanese Proverbs

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. ~ Saying

Quotations about Anxiety

Anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints, and rumination.~ From Wikipedia (Read more)

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained. ~ Arthur Somers Roche

Generally we obtain very surely and very speedily what we are not too anxious to obtain. ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity. ~ Chuck Jones

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

We walk in circles, so limited by our own anxieties that we can no longer distinguish between true and false, between the gangster’s whim and the purest ideal. ~ Ingmar Bergman

Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s job with yesterday’s tools and yesterday’s concepts. ~ Marshall McLuhan

Can your solicitude alter the cause or unravel the intricacy of human events? ~ Hugh Blair

Over-confidence is as evil as undue anxiety. ~ Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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

Cares that have entered once in the breast will have whole possession of the rest. ~ Ben Johnson

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

Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. ~ Hugh Blair

Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Anxiety in children is originally nothing other than an expression of the fact they are feeling the loss of the person they love. ~ Sigmund Freud

Anxiety never yet successfully bridged over any chasm. ~ Giovanni Ruffini

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

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. ~ Soren Kierkegaard

Suspense is worse than disappointment. ~ Robert Burns

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

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity. ~ T. S. Eliot

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

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. ~ Charles Spurgeon

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained. ~ Arthur Somers Roche

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

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

Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.~ Plato

O foolish anxiety of wretched man, how inconclusive are the arguments which make thee beat thy wings below! ~ Dante

The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

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

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

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

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety. ~ Frank Smith

There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure and generally occasion ourselves. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Nobody should ever look anxious except those who have no anxiety. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

The natural role of twentieth-century man is anxiety. ~ Norman Mailer

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

God never built a Christian strong enough to carry today’s duties and tomorrow’s anxieties piled on the top of them. ~ Theodore L. Cuyler

Love is full of anxious fears. ~ Ovid

Anxiety Proverbs

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