48+ Best Social Anxiety Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Social anxiety is nervousness in social situations. Some disorders associated with the social anxiety spectrum include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, autistic spectrum disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders. Profoundly inspirational social anxiety quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Social Anxiety Quotes

To suffer some anxiety, some depression, some disappointment, even some failure is normal. Boyd K. Packer

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

Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the most wonderful things that will ever happen to us. Nicole Reed

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

Anxiety and depression are the prices you pay for a well lived life. George Vaillant

I’m not anti-social. I’m just not social. Woody Allen

You have a treasure within you that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer. Eckhart Tolle

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy. Because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anybody else to feel like that. Robin Williams

Self consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all. Ray Bradbury

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Dr. Seuss

At the end of the day, tell yourself gently: ‘I love you, you did the best you could today, and even if you didn’t accomplish all you had planned, I love you anyway

I’m shy, but I’m not clinically shy. I don’t have social anxiety disorder or anything like that. I have more gentle shyness. Like, I have a little trouble mingling at parties. Samantha Bee

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

Please, don’t worry so much. Because in the end, none of us have very long on this Earth. Life is fleeting. Robin Williams

You are not weak. People like us, we’re brave. We’re the ones who get up and face our worst fears every day. We keep fighting. Jen Wilde

Shyness is invariably a suppression of something. It’s almost a fear of what you’re capable of. Rhys Ifans

If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep. Dale Carnegie

The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all. Mignon McLaughlin

Growth is uncomfortable; you have to embrace the discomfort if you want to expand. Jonathan Majors

I used to feel so alone in the city. All those gazillions of people and then me, on the outside. Because how do you meet a new person? I was very stunned by this for many years. And then I realized, you just say, ‘Hi.’ They may ignore you. Or you may marry them. And that possibility is worth that one word. Augusten Burroughs

The constant vigilance and my heightened anxiety that I’d screw it up anyway exhausted me, but I persevered.Tracey Garvis Graves

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

I learned years ago that it’s okay to do this. To seek out small spaces for me, to stop and imagine myself alone. People are too much sometimes. Friends, acquaintances, enemies, strangers. It doesn’t matter; they all crowd. Even if they’re all the way across the room, they crowd. I take a moment of silence and think: I am here. I am okay. Francesca Zappia

Now that I have conquered social anxiety disorder, I find pleasure in fans approaching me. Ricky Williams

Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action. Walter Anderson

The worst thing about social anxiety is that people simply don’t understand

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

That nervousness that makes your palms sweat and your heart race before you get up and make a speech in front of an audience? That’s what I feel in a normal conversation at the dinner table. Or just thinking about having a conversation at the dinner table. Jen Wilde, Queens of Geek

Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby. Ruth E. Renkel

Social anxiety isn’t a choice. I wish people knew how badly I wish I could be like everybody else, and how hard it is to be affected by something that can bring me to my knees every single day.

Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy at the moment. J. Donald Walters

When someone tells you not to be anxious and then looks at you, waiting for you to be cured. AnxiousLess

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

Stop beating yourself up for not being perfect. You were never designed to be anyway.

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. Mary Tyler Moore

Deep inside, she knew who she was, and that person was smart, and kind, and often even funny, but somehow her personality always got lost somewhere between her heart and her mouth, and she found herself saying the wrong thing or, more often, nothing at all. Julia Quinn

Don’t let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all, it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.

Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light. Madeleine L’Engle

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have. Norman Vincent Peale

She didn’t understand how other people did it, how they just strolled right up to strangers and started conversations She wasn’t shy, not exactly. She was afraid. Katie Cotugno

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

Every day is a struggle, even when I’m at my best. My anxiety is always with me, and panic taps me on my shoulder a few times a day. On my good days, I can brush it off. On my bad days, I just want to stay in bed

Everyone faces challenges in life. It’s a matter of how you learn to overcome them and use them to your advantage. Celestine Chua

I think my biggest flaw in dating me is that I need a lot of reassurance because my anxiety and past experiences have convinced me that you don’t actually want me and that you’ll just end up leaving like everyone else.

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

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