Anxiety Quotes

Anxiety Quotes
Don’t be so anxious.  Here’s some anxiety quotes to help you with that:

Worry 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

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. -Soren Kierkegaard

Anxiety is the fear of one’s self. -Wilhelm Stekel

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Anxiety is the space between the “now” and the “then”. -Richard Abell

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 is the essential condition of intellectual and artistic creation. -Charles Frankel

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

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety. -Rose F. Kennedy

Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action. -Walter Anderson

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. -Aesop

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

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

Do you want to know the surefire way to stay anxious?  Don’t do the thing that makes you nervous! -Larina Kase

Anxiety is the interest paid on trouble before it is due. -Dean William R. Inge

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

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

Anxiety and distress, interrupted occasionally by pleasure, is the normal course of man’s existence. -Joseph Wood Krutch

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. -Arthur Somers Roche

Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape. -George Santayana

Anxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid of something or to get in touch with something within. -David Duchovny

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  1. Hello Shawn, I guess we all go through periods of anxiety but we soon learn that there is no purpose to it. It doesn’t change anything or solve a problem, in most cases whatever is meant to be will be. Finding a solution to the problem is what is necessary, so clear thoughts are needed. When people become over anxious then there is no clear thinking to solve the problem. When anxiety sets in then panic takes over and the situation becomes worse. Nothing gets resolved.

    Great quotes, I enjoyed reading them.

  2. I could really relate to this one: Anxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid of something or to get in touch with something within. -David Duchovny