96+ Profound Upset Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Upset is to make someone worried, unhappy, or angry. Being upset is a part of life. Best upset quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Most Famous Upset Quotes

The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you. Stephanie Perkins

It took me years to figure out that upset was upset, and tumultuousness was not the same thing as passion. Love isn’t drama. Deb Caletti

It’s not wrong to be upset. It’s not wrong to cry. It’s not wrong to want attention. It’s not even wrong to scream or throw a fit. What is wrong is to keep it all inside. What is wrong is to blame and punish yourself for simply being human. What is wrong is to never be heard and to be alone in your pain. Share it. Let it out. Bryant H. McGill

Bitter people are not interested in what you say, but what you hide. Shannon L. Alder

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. Saint Francis de Sales

If the context is lost and merely bits and pieces remain from a scattered existence, only the connection of anchor points may reinstate a distorted mental balance in an upset life story. Erik Pevernagie

Don’t live worried, frustrated or upset because of what somebody did or what didn’t work out. Come back to a place of peace. It’s not going to work against you; it’s going to work for you. Joel Osteen

He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me that much. Nina LaCour

When you’re tempted to be upset, ask yourself Is this worth giving up my joy? Joel Osteen

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. What is anything in life compared to peace of soul? Francis de Sales

To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have. Ken Keyes Jr.

If someone is really close with you, your getting upset or them getting upset is okay, and they don’t change because of it. It’s just part of the relationship. It happens. You deal with it. Sarah Dessen

I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche

The most upsetting thing about Society’s attitude towards disabled people is that many millions of disabled people became disabled while trying to please Society, the very same bitch that secretly regards them as subhuman. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Why do we hold onto negativity? For some reason, we believe that others are affected by our experience of remaining upset, hurt or angry. Holding on to pain, anger, guilt or shame is the glue that binds us to the situation we want to escape. Iyanla Vanzant

The business of philosophy is to teach man to live in uncertainty not to reassure him, but to upset him. Lev Shestov

There is always something to upset the most careful of human calculations. Ihara Saikaku

I hate that about guys. At least girls have the decency to be fake and pretend everything’s okay when shit gets weird. Whenever guys get upset, they get all angry and scary. Lauren Barnholdt

Every sixty seconds you spend upset is a minute of happiness you’ll never get back. Andy Biersack

The apex of mathematical achievement occurs when two or more fields which were thought to be entirely unrelated turn out to be closely intertwined. Mathematicians have never decided whether they should feel excited or upset by such events. Gian Carlo Rota

Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember Life is too short to be little. Dale Carnegie

He was so very large and male, and excessively male creatures always discomposed her. Margaret Mitchell

When you’re happy you don’t always have to be laughing, and when you’re sad you don’t have to be crying; sometimes it’s the opposite. You laugh when you’re the most upset. Freddie Highmore

Every time her mind stops to wander, tears rolled down her cheeks and it reveals what’s in her mind. SoulWanderer

Only way you can you get upset is when you expecting something. Bernie Mac

Never give anyone an approval to upset or belittle you. It is crucial to be self conscious at all times, because with so much going on, you cannot afford to have others in charge of your own life. Gift Gugu Mona

When you’re happy, you don’t count the years. Ginger Rogers

Don’t feel sad or get upset about your injury situation. You can’t change what has happened. But you can change your future by being able to prevent your injuries. Joerg Teichmann

The more something upsets you, the more it is meant for you. When it no longer upsets you, it is no longer needed because the lesson is complete. Bryant H. McGill

There must be some people for whom difficult behaviour wasn’t a reason to end their relationship with you. if they liked you they were prepared to maintain contact, even if you were sad, upset or behaving in very challenging ways. Gail Honeyman

Sensory experience does not offset the intense pain or pleasure we feel on a mental level; it may distract us, but doesn’t overcome it. On the other hand, if we have peace of mind, even negative experiences do not upset us. Peace of mind is also good for our physical health. Medical experts have found that anger, hatred and fear eat into our immune system. Being calm and relaxed is better for our physical well being. Dalai Lama

If you have become upset by something, let this be a prompt to check on whether your expectations are realistic and helpful regarding the situation or others involved. Steve Peters

I don’t get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there’s no sense in getting upset. And I don’t get upset over things I can’t control, because if I can’t control them there’s no sense in getting upset. Mickey Rivers

People often pretend to be happy simply because smiling tends to be easier than explaining to others why they’re upset. Nitya Prakash

Sometimes when things get hard, we tend to set our sights on what’s hard, that difficult thing that keeps us upset, and we turn our back on our strengths. Walter Dean Myers

There’re some unlettered people around us, they thinks they’ve such bloody screwing attitude while the next person is full of inclination but still he is quite custodian of that bastard. Raj Kumar Koochitani

The real goal of Zen is to find a way of life that’s easy and undramatic. Strong attachments lead to upset and drama. Brad Warner

Never upset the person that wipes your bum! Steven Magee

People don’t just get upset. They contribute to their upsetness. Albert Ellis

Upset that you have lost your paycheck during the COVID-19 pandemic? Welcome to the world of millions of the disabled! Steven Magee

Introduce a little anarchy, upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos, and you know the thing about chaos? It’s fair. Heath Ledger

Every unshed tear in my chest suddenly breaks anchor. I slide to the bathroom floor sobbing. Lori Nelson Spielman

In the face of unjust criticism we can become bitter or better; upset or understanding; hostile or humble; furious or forgiving. William Arthur Ward

I stop and give him my best you’ve got to be fucking kidding me look. It’s my opening salvo that all’s not well. Melanie A. Smith

Be at Peace with Everyone No one is capable of making you upset without your consent, so if you begin practicing the intention to be authentic and peaceful with everyone, you connect to peace itself  and gain the power to change the energy of your relationships with family and friends. Wayne Dyer

Friendship is when they realise you’re upset before you do. Sarvesh Jain

I don’t understand why people really get upset about something that doesn’t affect them at all. Wanda Sykes

If my mind is busy thinking about things like how someone hurt or upset me and how I can protect myself or get back at them, I’m too busy in my head to enjoy the present moment. Ankush Jain

Sometimes not honoring your character makes for really good television, but that also can really upset fans. You have to turn things upside sometimes. As a storyteller, you have to know that sometimes you’re going to let your fans and the audience down because you have to do your part in servicing the story. Azita Ghanizada

Some people take offense like it’s a limited time offer. Tim Fargo

What the eye does not see, the stomach does not get upset over. Jerome K. Jerome

Whenever you are angry, take a beautiful object in your house and smash it to pieces. The pity you feel for what you have done is silly compared to what you are doing to your mind taking a sacred moment to be alive and desecrating it by being angry. Kamand Kojouri

No one can upset you, unless you give them permission. Paul Robert Hanna

I am touched by her life, how it moves forward, pulses and springs. There is no fragmentation, nothing stunted or wedged. I circle back, I regress, the past doesn’t let go. It might as well be a malfunction, a scene repeating itself, a scratched vinl record, a stutter. Leila Aboulela

I think that would be ungrateful if I were upset because I’m seen as attractive or sexy. That’s opened so many doors for me in my life. Sofia Vergara

I was thinking about stabbing myself in the face not actually considering stabbing myself in the face, but thinking that it would be a physical expression of how I felt. Catherine Lacey

Inkstands and tea cups are never as full as when one upsets them. Edith Wharton

If you are not angry with your average performance, you can’t effect a change! You must get upset to grab the energy to break the fence confining you! Israelmore Ayivor

Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don’t worry. I’m here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you. Charles M. Schulz

Some people will still find a way to create a fire with wet logs. Anthony Liccione

If Kim Jong Un and his henchmen were upset before, wait till they see the movie we’re going to make. Larry Flynt

Upset isn’t the same as the world falling apart. Patrick Ness

Patience is the ability to accept trouble, suffering, delay without getting angry or upset, I feel like if you can master patience you can master anything. Big Sean

Rhianonn turned and pointed at her ass. And I could be wrong, but I think this thing is even bigger than is normal for a human my size. How is that acceptable? G.A. Aiken

Please stop, I said. You’re upsetting the black Santas. John Green

Some of the people we feel sorry for feel sorry for us for thinking that they are the ones who should be felt sorry for. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

If you’re upset with how you look at 25, life’s going to be tough. Susan Sarandon

If you stick your head in the sand like an ostrich, pretending you don’t exist why get upset when the world agrees with you. Christina Engela

If you’re not upsetting idiots, you might be an idiot. Ted Nugent

I feel as though I can chew up nails and spit out a barbed wire fence. Khloe Beutler

You can develop the right mental attitude when you realize that nothing external can upset you or hurt you without your mental consent. Joseph Murphy

How can I use what most excites, angers, or upsets me to achieve what I most want to be, do, or experience? Julie Connor

Life is a well of joy; but for those out of whom an upset stomach speaks, which is the father of melancholy, all wells are poisoned. Friedrich Nietzsche

When you walk around feeling quietly upset, frustrated, angry or some other negative emotion, people around you will detect it to some degree or another, even if only subconsciously. Sam Owen

You become an artist to upset your family. Gunter Brus

Sometimes we are so upset about our meaningless worries that we keep losing focus of the goal all the time. Sunday Adelaja

I don’t let myself get upset about the little nitpicky things anymore. Eric Shanteau

I began to cry but maintained my shouting through it, like a wind through sheets of rain. Olivia Sudjic

In looking for humor, keep in mind this guideline Sometimes it takes a little time to see the humor in your upsets; you may not find something to laugh about immediately. Allen Klein

Never let others upset or belittle you without your approval. It is crucial to be self conscious at all times because with so much going on, you cannot afford to have others in charge of your own life. Gift Gugu Mona

As soon as government management begins it upsets the natural equilibrium of industrial relations, and each interference only requires further bureaucratic control until the end is the tyranny of the totalitarian state. Adam Smith

Almost nothing happens by accident. Theres no use getting upset and losing your peace. Sometimes out of your pain comes purpose. Tony Warrick

I use beauty as a way of helping people to receive difficult or upsetting ideas. The topical issues are merely a vehicle for making one aware of one’s own perceptual shift which is the real thrill. Fred Wilson

This fits in with what I saw in staff in astronomical facilities and was reporting to the management team 10-14% Oxygen Emotional upset, abnormal fatigue, disturbed respiration. Steven Magee

You have to be able to be a good loser. You have to be okay knowing you’re going to fail every day in something without getting mad and upset. Dan O’Brien

Why must we be so restricted by language, these ruined tongues! These twenty six letters how can that explain this agony? How could we ever endeavor to prove what we are here for through such combinations? Death is just a word someone invented for what happens at the end of a person’s life. It’s only a word: if there was no word for it we wouldn’t be so worried! Annie Fisher

When we can find some humor in our upsets, they no longer seem as large or as important as they once did. Allen Klein

My job is to entertain people by playing my music well. You shouldn’t really be upset because people like you, should you? Oliver

I just think this is people who are chronically looking for ways to be upset about things. Scott Walker

What do worldly non Self realised people do? They feel uneasy the moment a guest arrives. The husband tells his wife, you just show that you are upset, so then he will leave! You get upset or even if you verbally abuse him, the guest will not leave. How can he when it was meant to happen it is decided? By getting upset, you are gathering stock of karma for the next life, you’ll need something to spend in your next life won’t you? Dada Bhagwan

I can’t watch my first audition because it makes me too upset. I just think it is really sad. I look at myself and don’t recognize myself. I do think fame and fortune changes people. Rebecca Ferguson

On Fame O Celebrities, do not be upset when people ask you for your autographs. Be upset when they stop. Marsha Hinds

What was life worth, anyway, if you had to sit around remembering not to mention this, that, and the other thing because someone else might be upset? Fritz Leiber