68+ Best Panic Attack Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Panic attack is a sudden period of severe anxiety in which your heart beats fast, you have trouble breathing, and you feel as if something very bad is going to happen. Profoundly inspirational panic attack quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Panic Attack Quotes

I suffer panic attacks, anxiety attacks, seemingly random triggers that immobilise me, render me useless but simultaneously unable to explain myself. — Jack Monroe

I think people can have a panic attack where your heart is racing, you get shakes and jitters. But you can also feel disconnected. You know what I mean? I can feel depressed. — Vinny Guadagnino

I started to get quite bad panic attacks when I was in my late teens, and I began running because I wanted to do everything I could before going down the medical route. — Chloe Madeley

Mum would have a panic attack if she had to stand up and give a speech around a table. — Lily James

Powerful new drug-free treatments have been developed for depression and for every conceivable type of anxiety, such as chronic worrying, shyness, public speaking anxiety, test anxiety, phobias, and panic attacks. The goal of the treatment is not just partial improvement but full recovery. — David D. Burns

I had a panic attack years ago in preparation for a very difficult show. And you cannot hear, or see, or you can’t compute. It’s quite terrifying. — John de Lancie

The longest I’ve gone without a panic attack is about two months. Even then I can feel it bubbling away under the surface. — Nadiya Hussain

I had panic attacks as a little girl, and they were not subtle. — Elizabeth Vargas

Creating boundaries for yourself is healthy. A lot of panic attacks, in my experience, can be stopped by actually saying to somebody, ‘Sorry I can’t actually do this because I feel uncomfortable.’ — Jessica Barden

Having people wait outside of my house sort of gives me a panic attack. I’m a believer in the concept that people should not be followed and photographed everywhere. — Nikki Reed

I had panic attacks during rehearsal. There were times when I really thought I wasn’t going to be able to do it. — William Petersen

I thought, ‘Oh, I’ll be an independent producer. Oh, I’ll be a manager.’ I was going through all those things in my head, and one night, late at night, I was having what I would now describe as probably a panic attack because there were so many unknowns. An almost literal voice came into my head telling me, ‘You need to write.’ — Julie Plec

The most scared I’d ever been was the first time I sang at a rugby match, Australia versus New Zealand, in front of one hundred thousand people. I had a panic attack the night before because people have been booed off and never worked again… just singing one song, the national anthem. — Hugh Jackman

Sometimes I panic to the point where I don’t know what I’m thinking or doing. I have a full anxiety attack. I have them all the time anyway, but with auditioning, it’s bad. — Dakota Johnson

I often thought I was in the wrong business. I was pretty seriously thinking of tossing it in before I shot Shine. I do not know why. I was pretty restless, I had been through a bad period of stress induced anxiety – panic attacks – and I was not sure of what I wanted to do. — Geoffrey Rush

When I was immobilized by fear, I might have a panic attack. I’ve had a couple of panic attacks in my life. — Gail Sheehy

The panic attacks – I still have them. They started when I was around 8. They always have to do with my death. — Patty Duke

I have this absurd syndrome where I get these out-of-the-blue, pathetic panic attacks. It’ll be in a very easy, simple scene when everything is going swimmingly, and then suddenly, bang, I’m shvitzing and can’t remember my lines. — Hugh Grant

My biggest challenge was when I had my first panic attack at 27. It’s not something you can ignore, you can’t sit around and get sucked into a rabbit hole. — Zoya Akhtar

‘Nothing’s Real’ is about my first-ever panic attack, which I had about four months after getting my record deal. — Shura

You don’t have to be in our industry to have a panic attack about your career when you’re pregnant. Even if you’re a lawyer, you can think, ‘I’m scared to take time off because I don’t want to get passed by.’ — Melanie Scrofano

I constantly have little panic attacks of wanting to change something on a production level, but I let go. — Greg Kurstin

A lot of people like to judge you and make fun of you on the Internet, and people make you feel crazy whenever you’re in a depression or having anxiety or having a panic attack. — Noah Cyrus

I had massive anxiety as a child. I was in therapy. From 8 to 10, I was borderline agora-phobic. I could not leave my mom’s side. I don’t really have panic attacks anymore, but I had really bad anxiety. — Emma Stone

I was not a silly kid or outgoing. In fact, I suffered from quite a bit of anxiety. I used to have panic attacks when I was a teenager, really incapacitating moments, because I had some phobias. — Dane Cook

Texting is incredibly anxiety-laden, but I know people who will have a full-blown panic attack if you call them. I’m one of those nightmare humans where the little mailbox has an ellipsis on it because I have 1000 unread emails. So texting is the most immediate yet least anxious of all the incredibly anxious ways that we talk to each other. — Mary H.K. Choi

Once you’ve had a panic attack you live in fear that another one is going to come. From the second it’s gone, every moment every day is about the next one. — Nadiya Hussain

I had a year of panic attacks. I was feeling really pressured, like I could never do it again. With a first novel, you put things on hold because it takes so much mental energy and self-belief to keep on writing. — Naomi Alderman

Every day there’s a lot of things I block out, because if I start visualising things, I tend to go completely insane. I’ve always had anxiety issues, and it can totally overwhelm me and suck me under if I’m not keeping focused. I just think and think until I have a panic attack, and then it dies down. — Dev Hynes

I started getting these attacks in 2009, just as my music career was taking off. I’d be doing photo-shoots and started to feel like I was having heart attacks. Increasingly I found it difficult to step outside my flat. Things started to get better after I saw a therapist, who told me I needed to make peace with my panic attacks. — Ellie Goulding

If we can’t have comedy books written about aspects of womanhood without going into a panic attack about it, then we haven’t got very far at being equal. — Helen Fielding

As recently as 1979, neither panic attacks nor panic disorder officially existed. — Scott Stossel

Animals are everything to me. I always say, ‘Who rescued who?’ with my horse Belle. She is my greatest teacher. She teaches me to be grounded, present, and in the moment, which I feel is key to happiness. My panic attacks become nonexistent when spending time with my animals, especially out in nature. — Beth Behrs

I don’t like to get too complacent. I like to give myself five panic attacks per project. — Jessie Buckley

I’m a very ambitious person. I’ve been like this from a very young age. As early as 12 years old, I used to have panic attacks because I needed to know my life plan. — Sam Smith

During a panic attack, I remember that today is just today and that is all that it is. I take a deep breath in and I realize that in this moment I am fine and everything is okay. More importantly, I am reminded that my A.P.C. jeans are so perfectly worn in that they are appropriate for any season and I am suddenly at ease. — Max Greenfield

I grew up very self-loathing. I was a phobic. I had anxiety. I had panic attacks. — Dane Cook

I get panic attacks about dying, it’s terrible. Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and my brain goes ‘you’re going to die, you’re going to die, you’re going to die.’ — Russell Howard

I hadn’t even released my first proper single when I started to feel the strain of attention. But I don’t believe that it was the attention that was giving me panic attacks. I think it was everything in my life colliding at the same time. It really did get to a serious point where I couldn’t even walk down the street without getting the pain. — Ellie Goulding

When I had my first panic attack, I believed that it was a heart attack. — James Arthur

I’ve had paranoid panic attacks. — Katherine Heigl

I have panic attacks here and there, like in the weirdest places ever, and I’ve learned to deal with them. — Duff McKagan

I don’t know what’s wrong with me, but like, the second I stop working, I have a panic attack, so it’s good for me to be thinking of projects ahead of time and lining things up. — Katie Aselton

Everything has got a place in my house. If something is moved I get a panic attack. — Rylan Clark-Neal

I do have panic attacks every time I go on stage so I’m really not sure why I put myself through this. — Emma Bunton

I get panic attacks in big crowds. — Liev Schreiber

I start sweating and shaking and having panic attacks if I am not at home. — Daniel Johns

In ‘Next to Normal,’ I had millions of breakdowns and panic attacks, but nobody ever heard about those. — Jennifer Damiano

I’m missing work. We didn’t have enough money for preschool. I had a panic attack. I couldn’t do it. I became one of those horrible foster parents who give the kids back. — Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Hula-hooping. It makes me feel free. My stepsister introduced me to it. I used to have panic attacks all the time, and she hula-hooped to cope with her own anxiety. — Julia Michaels

I suffer panic attacks which has made me really conscious about my fitness and I have become addicted to jogging. It might sound odd but a lot of good has come out of it. My fans send letters saying they have taken up jogging because I do it. — Ellie Goulding

I used to have panic and anxiety attacks. — Kriti Kharbanda

If you know people who are suicidal, or if you know people who are bipolar, depressed, have panic attack disorder, just be there for them. They’re going through something that’s very, very hard. — Eric Millegan

Hugh Grant, who several times has announced that he was thinking of retiring from acting, has said that he suffers from panic attacks when the cameras start rolling. — Scott Stossel

Sometimes I’d literally show up at the gym having a panic attack, and my trainer would be like, ‘All right, let’s just go get breakfast.’ I can’t give enough credit to him… he was really there for me, and not just like a trainer where it’s like, ‘Well, come on, man, I gotta pump you up.’ He cared more about my mind and the state that I was in. — Dylan O’Brien

If you have a friend or a family member who’s bipolar, or has panic attack disorder, or is depressed, read up on it a little bit so you can get to know where they’re coming from. — Eric Millegan

I’m constantly on the verge of a panic attack. — Camille Rowe

I got this advice that if you know a panic attack is happening, just sit back and go, ‘Okay, this is happening to me, but it’ll be over. You’ll be fine. You’ll live.’ — Shura

Yeah. I do get incredibly anxious. Almost borderline panic attacks. — Julian Cope

I’ve discovered that anxiety, panic attacks, and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges. — Selena Gomez

I’d had a relationship with a woman when I was 20, but nobody cared then. As it came out at the same time as my fame, I started to have panic attacks. — Sia

I had little breakdowns and depression that would last for three days. I also started suffering from panic attacks. I used to get them when I was really young, but they came back. I’d be out having a drink, and then I wouldn’t be able to breathe, would freak out, and I’d feel like my heart was going to stop. — Tulisa

At sleepovers I would have panic attacks trying to break it to girls that they didn’t want to kiss me without outing myself. — iO Tillett Wright

Well, unless you’ve suffered from panic attacks and social anxiety disorders, which is what I was diagnosed as having, it’s hard to explain it. But you go on stage knowing you’re actually physically going to die. You will keel over and die. — Donny Osmond

I was studying theater management, business stuff. About that time, I realized I really didn’t like that, and it threw me into a panic attack a little bit. I was under the assumption that the first job you get out of college is the job you have for the rest of your life. — Jack McBrayer

The anxiety does crawl up. The other night I was having panic attacks: ‘Oh, my God, what’s going to happen to me? Am I ever going to have another job?’ — Chloe Sevigny

When I sat down and knew I was going to go to the UFC, I thought of Edson Barboza and I almost had a panic attack. And then right away I called my manager Ali Abdel-Aziz. I said, ‘Ali, that’s the fight I want.’ I think it’s the worst fight in the lightweight division for me, the scariest. — Justin Gaethje

I learned, by the time I was twenty, I’m not gonna die from a panic attack; you feel like you’re going to. — Duff McKagan

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