64+ Best Anxiety Quotes To Help You Cope

Anxiety is an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future. Inspirational anxiety quotes will help you calm your spirit, relax your mind and brighten up your day to make you feel ready to take on anything.

If you’re searching for famous quotes on depression and top regret quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of encouraging stress quotes, powerful loneliness quotes and popular overthinking quotes.

Famous Anxiety Quotes

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. Deepak Chopra

No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself. Virginia Woolf

Smile, breathe, and go slowly. Thich Nhat Hanh

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Natalie Goldberg

You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you. Dan Millman

I just give myself permission to suck. I find this hugely liberating. John Green

P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white hot truth if you go bankrupt, you’ll still be okay. If you lose the gig, the lover, the house, you’ll still be okay. If you sing off key, get beat by the competition, have your heart shattered, get fired it’s not going to kill you. Ask anyone who’s been through it. Danielle LaPorte

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. Epictetus

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

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

You can’t always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside. Wayne Dyer

How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened. Thomas Jefferson

Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be. Jennifer Elisabeth

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie. David Mamet

Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety; after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly. Ali Ibn Abi Talib

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

It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave. Mandy Hale

Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action. Walter Anderson

Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it just as we have learned to live with storms. Paulo Coelho

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

I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear. Steve Maraboli

You cannot always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside. Wayne Dyer

Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it. Kahlil Gibran

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. William S. Burroughs

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. Shannon L. Alder

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. Soren Kierkegaard

Present fears are less than horrible imaginings. William Shakespeare

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. Soren Kierkegaard

You have dug your soul out of the dark, you have fought to be here; do not go back to what buried you. Bianca Sparacino

Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far. Jodi Picoult

Hey you, keep living. It won’t always be this overwhelming. Jacqueline Whitney

Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it just as we have learned to live with storms. Paulo Coelho

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest taken between two deep breaths. Etty Hillesum

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. Deepak Chopra

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. Thich Nhat Hanh

If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times. Dean Smith

You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you. Dan Millman

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith. Henry Ward Beecher

People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. George Bernard Shaw

Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff. Robert Eliot

If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything. Mary Hemingway

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. Anne Lamott

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. Steven Hayes

My anxiety doesn’t come from thinking about the future but from wanting to control it. Hugh Prather

What people in the world think of you is really none of your business. Martha Graham

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Maya Angelou

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way you tell your story to yourself matters. Amy Cuddy

If you can’t fly then run; if you can’t run then walk; if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. Martin Luther King Jr.

Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. Bryant McGill

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer

If we wanted to change the situation, we first had to change ourselves. And to change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions. Stephen Covey

Slow breathing is like an anchor in the midst of an emotional storm The anchor won’t make the storm go away, but it will hold you steady until it passes. Russ Harris

It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it. Hans Selye

You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway. Steve Maraboli

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

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. Grenville Kleiser

The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. William James

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. William S. Burroughs

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

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