58+ 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

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

Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems. Epictetus

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

The more the panic grows, the more uplifting the image of a man who refuses to bow to the terror. Ernst Jünger

Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action. Walter Anderson

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

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

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

Smile, breathe, and go slowly. Thich Nhat Hanh

Panic attacks are a false triggering of the fight or flight response. At the core of panic attacks is a type of catastrophic thinking that says, This might just kill me. Barry McDonagh

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

Panic feelings represent a major loss of control feeling because they seem to not be under our conscious control. They are a sudden reaction to a perceived threat. Jeffrey L. Hammes

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

Panic attacks don’t last a long time they usually begin to wane after about ten minutes and dissipate within half an hour but it can feel as if they are going to last forever. Gregory Jantz

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

During a panic attack, anxiety-provoking thoughts are magnified and seem catastrophic. When your body is charged up during a panic attack, your mind can create stories to match the experience. David Shanley

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

Not all wounds are visible.                                                                                                                        

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

Keep calm, it’s only another panic attack                                                                                                              

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

I am exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel                                                                                            

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

Focus on how far you’ve come, not how far you have to go                                                                                     

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

I don’t think anyone could ever criticize me more severely than the way I viciously criticize myself

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

It’s really sad how one day I’ll seem to have everything going right then the next day I’ll lose everything so fast.                                                                                                                                         

Present fears are less than horrible imaginings. William Shakespeare

They don’t know better. I usually just smile and let it slide. Maybe someday they’ll get it, though, for their sake, I usually hope not.

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

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. Albert Camus                                                                                                                                                                                                

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

In my experience, the words now just calm down almost inevitably have the opposite effect on the person you are speaking to. Elyn R. Saks

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

Confession: Sometimes I get anxious because I don’t feel anxious. Which means I forgot what I was supposed to feel anxious about in the first place and that gives me anxiety.

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

Anxiety and panic are fueled by a fear of sensations. In order to really move out of an anxious state, you need to stop obsessing and fearing the anxious thoughts and sensations that scare you. Barry Mcdonagh

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

I hate these panic attacks. I hate this anxiety. I hate always worrying about everything. I hate paranoia. I hate wondering if anyone and everyone is against me. I hate always being depressed. I hate always feeling like this.

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

Let’s just say, my anxieties have anxieties.                                                                                                     

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

I am exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel.                                                                                                           

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

My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I was already strong, and they made me prove it. Emery Lord

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

It’s sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age. Amanda Seyfried

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

Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options. Simon Sinek

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

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

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.

Once we have our first panic attack, we immediately fear it happening again and begin avoiding situations that might trigger one. The fear of fear sets in, and the anxiety loop starts spinning. Barry McDonagh

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

This is one of the most frustrating things about having an anxiety disorder; Knowing as you’re freaking out that there’s no reason to be freaked out, but lacking the ability to shut the emotion down