100+ Best Stressed Out Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational stressed out quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Stressed Out Quotes

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. — Alexander Graham Bell

The only pressure I’m under is the pressure I’ve put on myself. — Mark Messier

I’m 20 years old. I like to party as much as anyone my age. Going clubbing is my way of relaxing or releasing a lot of stress. I don’t feel that I should have to justify that part of my life. I don’t know that I’m necessarily an addict. — Lindsay Lohan

People don’t realize the amount of stress you put on your body both physically and mentally from just the wear and tear of a season. — Grant Hill

In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order. — Will Durant

There’s a lot of stress out there, and to handle it, you just need to believe in yourself; always go back to the person that you know you are, and don’t let anybody tell you any different, because everyone’s special and everyone’s awesome. — McKayla Maroney

A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood — John Gray

I can’t stress how much my daughter is an inspiration to stay sober. When I come home and she opens those big blue eyes at me, it’s the most amazing feeling I could ever feel. — A. J. McLean

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes. — Etty Hillesum

The voices of moral authority in the theatre demanded only punctuality and physical performance. In the light of continuing pressure and stress, the occasional lip service paid to moderation was meaningless. Starvation and poisoning were not excesses, but measures taken to stay within the norm. — Gelsey Kirkland

I think it’s harder to forgive ourselves for mistakes that we made because we keep dwelling on it. We want to know how it affects other people, if they liked us for it, if they didn’t like us. I think we stress over it, we replay it in our mind. It becomes an old tape that years later we continue to play it in our mind. — Sherri Shepherd

The new co-operation government will do the best it can to address the country’s problems, and I believe that with the co-operation of all – and the new government stresses this – and the unity of all, we will achieve that. — Lucas Papademos

I hate people saying anything stupid. I don’t really suffer fools very well at all. When people are acting like idiots, not that I’m not guilty of doing the odd idiotic thing myself from time to time, but when people say stupid things, it stresses me out. — Joshua Jackson

The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions. — Ellen Glasgow

Even if there were no illegal copying, the advent of digital distribution will put a lot of stress on the movie and music industry. When the distribution costs comes down, that puts more price pressure on the rest of the cost. — Edward Felten

It’s such a stress always trying to get bigger houses and larger cars and better schools. Of course, parents want to give their children the best opportunities in life, but sometimes that can stifle them. — Shirley Henderson

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. — Natalie Goldberg

Exercise helps me with stress. It changes your brain chemistry. I turn to Ashtanga yoga when I feel the need to relax. I love it, but it’s not right for everybody. It’s taught to you a little bit at a time, according to your body type and your strength. That keeps things challenging. — Lisa Edelstein

Our feeling is that the most important thing on a set is that actors have enough confidence to try different things. If there’s stress or tension, they won’t go out on a limb because they won’t want to embarrass themselves if they don’t feel completely comfortable. — Peter Farrelly

The rising costs of higher education coupled with the stress of paying student loans are putting increasing pressure on students. — Hank Johnson

I think a closet full of things would actually stress me out. — Alexandra Kotur

It’s not just being overweight that’s dangerous. Stress is dangerous. — Carnie Wilson

Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up. — Ezra Taft Benson

Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not. — Valerie Bertinelli

Stress is the negative whirlwind of emotions that gets imposed on top of our stimulation and engagement. — Andrew Bernstein

A lot of my films have dealt with the dark side of technology and stress that you have to examine the ramifications of progress. — Gale Anne Hurd

One challenge is trying to extend access to more poorly served communities in rural areas and in the inner city. Sometimes you have kids who are suffering from trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, and they have no way of getting access to the remedies that are available to them. — Scott Stossel

I would like to stress here that a lasting peace in the Chechen republic and so-called peace talks with the bandits are not the same thing, and I would ask everyone to make no mistake about that — Boris Yeltsin

Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time. — Alvin Toffler

If you’re successful and stressed out, you’re succeeding in spite of your stress, not because of it. — Andrew Bernstein

In a storm of struggles, I have tried to control the elements, clasp the fist tight so as to protect self and happiness. But stress can be an addiction, and worry can be our lunge for control, and we forget the answer to this moment is always yes because of Christ. — Ann Voskamp

Everybody’s going through a lot of stress these days, no matter how well off you are and how many advantages you have, it’s a stressful time in everybody’s lives. — Chris Frantz

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension. — Joshua L. Liebman

I think depression creates in me an urgent need to write, but I also believe that daily stress, and even the positive stress of intense happiness, can compel me to express myself through the written word. — Francesca Lia Block

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life. — Suze Orman

It’s a fun thing to do: Go to a shooting range with a buddy, knock off a few rounds, release stress. — Laurie Holden

Why do I use the same actors in different movies? One of the things I really stress in casting is I need to find someone who is suitable for the role in the movie. That’s always the main reason. — Stephen Chow

Money stress is what used to remind me of my Dad most. — Ted Rall

I’m miserable: that’s why I have such a bad back, because I’m endlessly stressing out about my career. — Rupert Everett

The key to winning is poise under stress. — Paul Brown

To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time. — Leonard Bernstein

Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it. — Hans Selye

I think Republicans need to take income inequality more seriously. Not because I favor equality of outcomes. I do not. I think the Right is correct to stress merit and earned rewards, not handouts and forced equality. But I think what Republicans are blind to is that power corrupts. — Jonathan Haidt

In these times of stress, snark, division and despair, I still suspect that two of the most important features we possess are imagination and a capacity for goodness. Those are qualities for which we will be remembered most fondly. — Geoffrey S. Fletcher

A lot of emotional stress that people go through, some people figure out a way to handle it. They have a strong enough support system to keep going and keep moving forward. And some people, they feel like they don’t have that outlet. — Terrell Owens

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down. — Natalie Goldberg

Speed kills colour… the gyroscope, when turning at full speed, shows up gray. — Paul Morand

Language commonly stresses only one side of any interaction. — Gregory Bateson

Starting a business isn’t for everyone, and it’s not what you should do if you aren’t sure what else to do. It requires thick skin and the willingness to carry a great deal of stress, sometimes alone. It’s more often a life of failure than a life of success, and the majority of successes came after a long road of disappointment, and often shame. — Kathryn Minshew

When you’re in a high-stress situation, dynamics between people can change. — Lance Reddick

Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life. — Marilu Henner

I would like to stress this point undoubtedly: France sees the Arab Spring as auspicious. The Arab Spring holds out tremendous hope – hope for democracy and the rule of law, hope for peace and stability, hope for better future in which every person can pursue goals commensurate with his or her needs, talents and ambitions. — Alain Juppe

Often when a person can’t get past stress, she will turn to overeating, drinking or smoking, which can become a greater problem than the stress itself. — Marilu Henner

I’m free of stress and worries now because if I don’t like something I’m doing, I just find the fun in it instead of being miserable. Let me have fun with the people I work with, let me have fun making money – when I grew up so poor, ya know? — Jenny McCarthy

God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress. — Kelly Clarkson

My father’s death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery. — Brooke Shields

Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don’t see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time. — Dave Winfield

Babies have much higher levels of stress in childcare. — Mem Fox

I must stress, basically, the very fact that we do have orangutan rehabilitation means that we have failed to do what is really important, and that is rescue the wild orangutan in its habitat. — Willie Smits

Each moment is a place you’ve never been. — Mark Strand

Stress is not the spice of life any more than arsenic is. And without it, you won’t feel bored. — Andrew Bernstein

The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles. — Ronald Fisher

I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near got thrown out of college. But I can show you where the greatest advancement of mankind comes under stress and strain, not comfort. — Don Young

I do enjoy exercise, not because I am an exercise junkie but because it’s terrific stress release. — Tony Abbott

Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise — Hans Selye

Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite. — Paul Gauguin

I keep my stand-up comedy notes in a pile on my desk. I don’t organize my act. I keep myself in a state of confusion. It stresses me out, but I prefer creative chaos. — Joy Behar

Reduce the stress levels in your life through relaxation techniques like meditation, deep breathing, and exercise. Youll look and feel way better for it. — Suzanne Somers

There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams. — Kenneth H. Cooper

All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

I come from a really lovely, really smart family where the only stress was money and employment. — Paul Schneider

You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through. — Marie Osmond

Maybe it’s stress or anger or adrenaline or disillusionment or a bullying nature or simple fear of getting killed themselves, but there is a problem if a cop cannot tell the difference between a menacing gangster and the far more common person they encounter whose life is a little frayed and messy. — David Horsey

Stress is something that is sort of out of your control. You get stressed out over looking at the finish line. Stress is something that is an outside thing. Stress is an anxiety. — Joe Torre

In gymnastics, smaller will always be better in many ways. The stress in the head, that will be the same for all. But the stress on the body and the concussions it must endure, that will always be easier for the little ones. — Bela Karolyi

During my eleven years as a New York City public school teacher, I saw firsthand the impact that poverty has on the classroom. In low-income neighborhoods like Sunset Park, where I taught, students as young as five years old enter school affected by the stresses often created by poverty: domestic violence, drug abuse, gang activity. — Sal Albanese

Many low-income children face chronic stress from nutritional deprivation or persistent violence at home or in the community. By addressing their medical, emotional and developmental needs through a comprehensive clinical care model, we can lower their risk of developing long-term physical and mental health issues. — Irwin Redlener

Research shows you get multiple tasks done faster if you do them one at a time. It also decreases stress and raises happiness. — Shawn Achor

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. — William James

I can bat in the morning, afternoon, evening, night, on ice, desert, wherever and whenever. It is almost nirvana for me. It takes me away from the stresses of life. I think only a batsman will be able to tell you about the goose bumps he gets after hitting a perfect cover drive. I’m one of them. — Gautam Gambhir

The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers. — Harvey Cushing

The number of stressors has multiplied exponentially: traffic, money, success, work/life balance, the economy, the environment, parenting, family conflict, relationships, disease. As the nature of human life has become far more complicated, our ancient stress response hasn’t been able to keep up. — Andrew Bernstein

I am a trained hypnotherapist, yes, but it’s more like a guided meditation. Most of the people I take under struggle with stress in their lives and have unbalanced sleeping patterns, so what I do enables my patients to regain energy and peacefulness on a subconscious level which affects their conscious mind. — Tanit Phoenix

As far as having peace within myself, the one way I can do that is forgiving the people who have done wrong to me. It causes more stress to build up anger. Peace is more productive. — Rodney King

Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older. — Hans Selye

Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives. — Marilyn Ferguson

If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days. — Kris Carr

Remember that stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life. — Andrew Bernstein

I mean, they call it Stockholm Syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder. And, you know, I had no free will. I had virtually no free will until I was separated from them for about two weeks. — Patty Hearst

I have more zits now than I did as a teenager. Stress zits. — Tiffani Thiessen

An entrepreneur assumes the risk and is dedicated and committed to the success of whatever he or she undertakes. — Victor Kiam

Our fiat currency is under increasing stress with our large and growing trade deficits. We have a federal deficit that is calculated in the trillions when we take into account the net present value of the future Social Security and Medicaid obligations we are creating today. — George Noory

I’ve chosen to treat my life more like a party than something to stress about. — Martin Short

In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics… am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday. — Edward Albert

My roommates are all such happy-go-lucky guys, and I carry some of the stress around a lot more. — Pierce Brown

For me, working out is a form of therapy. It’s cathartic for me; it’s a good stress reliever. I know that when I go to the gym I am taking care of myself, and I know I’ll feel so much better afterwards. — Bob Harper

I love yoga because not only is it a workout for your body, but also your breathing, which helps release a lot of stress. It really prepares you for the day. — Tia Mowry

The fact is, psychiatric help is not widely available to CIA agents – and as in the military, there is a stigma attached to admitting post-traumatic stress. — Michael Hastings

The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances. — Andrew Bernstein

Always make sure you have your rent. At the end of the month, if you have to eat Ramen for a week because you wont have your rent money, just do it but make sure your rent is all there so youre not stressing about that. As long as you have your rent at least you have somewhere to live. — Beth Behrs

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