67+ Best Work Stress Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Stress is great worry caused by a difficult situation, or something that causes this condition. Profoundly inspirational work stress quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Work Stress Quotes

There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full. Henry Kissinger

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle. Bill Phillips

If stress burned calories, I’d be a supermodel

Calmness is the cradle of power. Josiah Gilbert Holland

By working faithfully 8 hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work 12 hours a day. Robert Frost

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 your circumstances. Andrew Bernstein

If each day is a gift, I’d like to know where I can return Mondays. John Wagner

The best part about going to work is coming back home at the end of the day.

Stress acts as an accelerator: it will push you either forward or backward, but you choose which direction Chelsea Erieau

Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year. David Dweck

It’s not stress that kills us, it’s our reaction to it. Hans Selye

Some days, the best thing about the job is that the chair spins.

The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. Sydney J. Harris

I stress about stress before there’s even stress to stress about.

Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started. David Allen

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. Robert Orben

We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. John Newton

I always try to go the extra mile at work, but my boss always finds me and brings me back.

Mental health awareness doesn’t mean fighting stress, anxiety, depression and other everyday mental health issues, rather it means consciously modulating the habits that intensify those issues. Once you are in control of your habits, instead of checking your habits, you would automatically be in a much better shape, both mentally and physically.  Abhijit Naskar

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. Oscar Wilde 

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. Aesop

If you had to identify in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved and never will achieve its full potential, that word would be meetings. Dave Barry

It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. Robert W. Service

I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once. Jennifer Yane

My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused. Ashton Eaton

I’ve tried yoga, but I find stress less boring.

Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering. Winnie the Pooh

Stress does not go with my outfit.

To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life. Jill Botte Taylor

Stressed is dessert spelled backwards. Loretta Laroche

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. John Lubbock

Here’s to another day of outward smiles and inward screams

When you find yourself stressed, ask yourself one question: Will this matter in 5 years from now? If yes, then do something about the situation. If no, then let it go. Catherine Pulsifer

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work Pearl Bailey

Times of stress are also times that are signals for growth, and if we use adversity properly, we can grow through adversity. Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski

No man goes before his time  unless the boss leaves early. Groucho Max

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Marcus Aurelius

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called everybody, and they meet at the bar Drew Carey

There is a tonic strength, in the hour of sorrow and affliction, in escaping from the world and society and getting back to the simple duties and interests we have slighted and forgotten. Our world grows smaller, but it grows dearer and greater. Simple things have a new charm for us, and we suddenly realize that we have been renouncing all that is greatest and best, in our pursuit of some phantom. William George Jordan

Don’t worry, better days are coming. They are called Friday, Saturday and Sunday

There is no such thing as a stress free life. No evidence has ever been presented which suggests that a stress free life can ever be achieved. Stress can be managed, relieved and lessened, but never eliminated. Gudjon Bergmann

As I have gotten older and wiser, I discovered there are six things that I really loved about my job. Pay day, lunch time, quitting time, vacation time, holidays and of course, retirement. Tom Goins

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity Albert Einstein

This too shall pass. It might pass like a kidney stone, but it will pass.

Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response TO what happens. And RESPONSE is something we can choose. Maureen Killoran

My fondest childhood memory is not having to spend 40 hours a week with people who make me feel angry and tired so that I can afford to buy paper towels and laundry detergent.

Stress is the trash of modern life we all generate it, but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life. Danzae Pace

I was a little excited but mostly blorft. ‘Blorft’ is an adjective I just made up that means ‘Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.’ I have been blorft every day for the past seven years. Tina Fey

Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate. Renee Jain

Sleep is such a luxury, which I can’t afford. Robin Sikarwar

These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb. Najwa Zebian

The most important reason for your ‘no’ is that you need your downtime so you won’t behave like a jerk because you’re depleted. And you don’t want to battle an appetite spiked by the stress of overcommitment. But that’s your secret; others don’t need that information. So just smile, say no, thank you, and keep moving. Holly Mosier

In times of life crisis, whether wildfires 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 every day? Edward Albert

Where’d the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn’t stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall Paolo Nutini

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

Stress level: extreme. It’s like she was a jar with the lid screwed on too tight, and inside the jar were pickles, angry pickles, and they were fermenting, and about to explode. Fiona Wood

Stress is like spice  in the right proportion, it enhances the flavour of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you. Donald Tubesing

It was after I first began to uplift my thoughts a bit that my cravings for junk food started to dissipate. I did not connect the two at that time. First, I simply noticed that I didn’t need to sleep so much. It took a while before I realized that in addition to my improved energy level, there was a direct correlation between chewing on mental garbage and putting garbage in my mouth. Holly Mosier

If you really want to escape the things that harass you, what you’re needing is not to be in a different place but to be a different person.Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Sometimes we can focus so much on nothing that we make it a big something of nothing Ricky Maye

There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full. Henry Kissinger

Now, for the first time in my life, I empathize 100 percent with Fluff McFly. My heart is beating at hamster speed and I am throwing my eyes around the room, looking for some way out. Robin Sloan

Stress is largely self inflicted, so the ability to manage stress more effectively comes from managing oneself. Michael Hetherington

Being under stress is like being stranded in a body of water. If you panic, it will cause you to flail around so that the water rushes into your lungs and creates further distress. Yet, by calmly collecting yourself and using controlled breathing you remain afloat with ease. Alaric Hutchinson 

Smiling can be infectious in a workplace to help reduce stress, to help teamwork, to defuse high pressure situations. The more you smile, the more people will smile back. Byron Pulsifer