93+ 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

We talk a lot on ‘Biggest Loser’ about how fitness is a natural antidepressant, how it burns off stress. What I like about running is that it gives me time alone. I’m always busy, with people at work, with my kids. I love getting out for a run by myself and just listening to my music. — Alison Sweeney

I am very hopeful that my personal success in Qatar will ignite others, especially those in the so-called non-traditional sports, to try even harder because now they can see for themselves that significant achievements can be attained. But let me stress that it takes a lot of work – in fact, very hard work – mixed with very heavy doses of patience. — Alia Atkinson

In the day-to-day, farm work is stress relief for me. At the end of the day, I love having this other career – my anti-job – that keeps me in shape and gives me control over a vegetal domain. — Barbara Kingsolver

I have a few celebrity friends, but I’m really not into the whole Hollywood scene. I like to separate myself from my work. It stresses me out if I do too much of the same. — Keke Palmer

When you’re under stress, your immune system doesn’t work as well. — Bob McNair

Keep going on hikes, keep having your friends in your life, keep that downtime sacred as well because as hard as you work in any job, it’s really nice to have the relaxing de-stressors. Stress is the worst thing. That’s the ultimate demise of any good thing. — Dianna Agron

I always work with a coach. That’s just a personal thing that I like to do. During interviews, you’ll hear more of my accent, and I’ll stress the wrong words. — Elodie Yung

Most artists – painters or writers – I think create out of stress or negative situations. Look at rock music. It’s about getting things off of your chest, and it’s a means of venting in many ways. That’s what my work is about. — Aesop Rock

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

If your goal is to make money, becoming an entrepreneur is a sucker’s bet. Sure, some entrepreneurs make a lot of money, but if you calculate the amount of stress-inducing work and time it takes and multiply that by the low likelihood of success and eventual payoff, it is not a great way to get rich. — Eric Ries

Almost every morning I write in my journal. I’ve been keeping it for a long time – I’ve filled more than 50 books. I write about what’s going on in my personal and spiritual life or what’s going on at work. It helps me keep things in perspective, especially when things get crazy or I get stressed or we have obstacles. — Blake Mycoskie

I understand the stress of finding quality and affordable childcare while paying high taxes. I also understand that many working moms struggle to make ends meet and balance their family and work life. These moms are the hard-working Americans who want to keep their jobs but also do the best they can for their children. — Mercedes Schlapp

I know that when I get stressed, I want to eat junk food. So now I just know – ‘I’m stressed, I want to eat junk food, so I’m going to go work out instead, or eat something healthy.’ It really works. — Cara Castronuova

At a lot of college graduations, you’ll hear people say, ‘Follow your passions,’ and that is important, but no one talks about the stress of not having enough money, the issues of debt, and the issues of work stress. — Sal Khan

There’s no real downside to any sort of work that I do. I’m all so grateful for it, but I wouldn’t say that animated work is just a walk in the park. It is easy, it’s really fun, but I don’t know why I really stress myself out every time I’m about to go in. — Christopher Mintz-Plasse

At an individual level just as much as a corporate level, this notion of if you’re not really passionate about the work you’re doing in a world of mounting pressure, you’re going to experience more and more stress. You’re going to burn out. You’re going to become marginalized. — John Hagel III

Just put football first, or your job first. Give everything you’ve got all week, work hard, work super-hard to take it to the next level every week. And when you feel like you got to the point where you want to be, you definitely need the time to go out, relax, have a good time, take all the stress off it. — Rob Gronkowski

I worked under Jose Mourinho, a manager who taught me new things and stressed I should believe in myself. — Shaun Wright-Phillips

I don’t stress about the outcome because I know the only thing I have control over is my own hard work. So long as I’m being honest about that and striving to be the best version of myself, I’m happy. — Kiara Advani

School did stress me out, like it does for a lot of young people. I didn’t like having to do work that I didn’t care about. — Rex Orange County

Every big moment has stresses and lessons that you take into your managerial career. You can pass it down to the lads who work under you. And everybody knows you handled it. — Paul Lambert

Every time I start to get worked up over something, I just think to myself, ‘Is this really going to matter in my life tomorrow, in an hour, in a year?’ You just can’t get stressed about the little things ’cause it’s just not worth it at the end of the day. — Kylie Jenner

Everyone has the ability to increase resilience to stress. It requires hard work and dedication, but over time, you can equip yourself to handle whatever life throws your way without adverse effects to your health. Training your brain to manage stress won’t just affect the quality of your life, but perhaps even the length of it. — Amy Morin

Everyone knows how much Australia means to me. I try to get back here as much as I can, but normally it’s for work, so I’m in and out and jetlagged and stressed. — Kylie Minogue

I want to enjoy work and enjoy my life. I can’t get stressed with competition. — Soha Ali Khan

If you’re stressed at work, or before a competition, or if you need to be energized, or relaxed, there’s so many scents that kind of take you there. — Gretchen Bleiler

It really didn’t matter how much work I had to put in… I was always going to give my best. And I think that if a lot of kids can realize that, and stick with that mindset, they won’t get so stressed about certain things, and they can just live and play freely. — Derek Carr

I was losing sight of myself and started to get anxiety and stress. You work at such a pace and you don’t have time to sit with yourself and think. — Nadine Coyle

Just because I have to deal with the stress and pressure and nerves of elite sport every day, it doesn’t mean it all comes easily. I have worked hard at the mental side of my game. — Jos Buttler

Stress means something different if it is the result of rewarding work rather than struggling to keep the family out of debt. — Julian Baggini

I stress the relevance of my work for cancer research because I believe that science must be useful to man. — Renato Dulbecco

People understand the tremendous sacrifices that veterans have made – and they instinctively want to do something for them. And that sometimes leads people to give veterans an excuse: Oh, you didn’t show up for work on time. It must be that you have posttraumatic stress disorder. Oh, you’re disabled. Don’t even try. — Eric Greitens

Our job, which Congress gave us, was to protect consumers. That work needs to be done in our communities for people regardless of what happens with elections, regardless of what happens with particular people and particular offices, and that is something that I have tried to stress at my agency. — Richard Cordray

I’m conscious of the way I live and do things every day that nourish my body. I eat well, I work out, I try to manage stress, I get a good sleep in, and together, that does wonders. — Ella Woodward

Odisha faces natural calamities almost every year. The assistance we get from the Centre is mostly for temporary restoration of infrastructure. We have to spend a lot from state’s own funds to work for the long-term. This puts too much stress on our finances. Precisely for this reason, Odisha should be considered for special category status. — Naveen Patnaik

Bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, black dog, whatever you want to call it, is inherent in our society. It’s a product of stress and in my case over-work. — Adam Ant

It’s impossible to feel the creative juices flowing if you’re always worried about the end result. I think really, really good work comes out of people being quite open, not stressed, really exploring, trying to be imaginative, without worrying too much about the end result. — Marianne Elliott

Women are smarter by basic instinct and by what we have to do to multitask at home and at work. My mother did that 50 years ago, but it wasn’t called multitasking or stress back then. She had a job, two kids and the meals to make with no cook or maid. My father would come home every day and expect lunch. He was a nice guy, but he was clueless! — Mireille Guiliano

On the whole, I now see my work as being an expression of my spiritual life and, because I look at it that way, I have a different centre. I go through the stress and pressure, but I think I’m lucky because I come from a different source point. — Forest Whitaker

I think, mentally, you sometimes need a break. But for me, my body is built so that if I don’t work out, that’s when I put more stress on my body and get more tired. — Ichiro Suzuki

When I started to do work outside of surfing, commercials where I needed to lead, I came out of my shell more, and I realised I wanted to create an environment that’s fun because, a lot of time on shoots, people are so stressed and running behind the clock in an intense way. — Taylor Steele

Some stresses are unavoidable – it’s just part of life. One of the things I do to avoid stress is not work with people that I don’t really like or drive me crazy. — Dan Hill

Two fundamental rules in the bedroom: one is you do not work in the bedroom. You should not have a workstation, laptop, or business papers around, because as soon as you look at that, you’re stressed. I love having a sitting area where you can read a book, but that’s it. The other is no clutter. — Jonathan Scott

Walking is great because it’s an amazing exercise, and it also helps to clear your head and relieve any built-up stress before the work day begins. — David Kirsch

Yoga is the perfect way to de-stress and work out at the same time. — Shannon Elizabeth

I get to a certain point where I just get so tired that I keep going. It creates a positive feedback loop in some ways – the more stress and work I put on me, the more stress and work I can deal with. — David Hogg

Kids in Flint don’t even know that you can write to express your feelings and go to the gym and work out, you can run, you can do whatever you love to help relieve stress. — Claressa Shields

And I always like to stress, it’s not a quota, not a set-aside, it’s not about race, it’s about giving opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to do work with the Federal Government. — Alphonso Jackson

You have to be in tune with your body and know when your body is saying, ‘That’s enough, you’re done for the day.’ If you over-fatigue and are totally stressed, you get sick. And if I get sick, I can’t work. — Sondra Radvanovsky

When I was at high school, I used to pretend that I had work, and I would go and tell the head of school that I, like, really needed to leave, and I was really stressed out because I had work. — Kendall Jenner

The older I get, the more vegetables I eat. I can’t stress that more. Eating healthy really affects my work. You not only need to be physically prepared, but mentally and spiritually. — James Badge Dale

No one prepared me for the stress and insanity of a week leading up to a movie. Years and years of work come down to three days. — Evan Daugherty

We live in an age that stresses personal goals, careers, happiness, work and religion. The emphasis is on the individual and how best that individual can satisfy himself. — Mother Angelica

I can’t stress the importance of working hard enough, work on all aspects of your game. If you does that and you have the ability, you’ll come through. — Frank Lampard

If I work on music, it’ll be for 10 hours a day, so sometimes I’ll feel stressed, and I’ll go for a two-hour walk. That sorts me out. — Bernard Sumner

When I worked in financial services, as part of a female-led business, I found that pitching to very male-dominated boards created stress. — Gina Miller

Here’s my take: People watch sports to get away from day-to-day stresses, work, illness, financial worries. We don’t need to be reminded of political divisions. — Jeanine Pirro

I wanted a child, and there was no way I could get pregnant under the stress of 18-hour work days and live TV. When you’re somebody who’s used to making a decision about what they want to do and getting it and achieving it, when your body fails you, it’s a whole other experience. — Kara DioGuardi

It is very true to say that work done by writers is quite often an attempt to give solid expression to that which is bothering them… They feel they have got it right if they express the stress. — Seamus Heaney

I think one of the reasons all the comics I worked with dropped off the log so early, and a lot of them did – Tony Hancock, Frankie, Sid James, it’s dreadful really – was the stress. You can only be as good or better than the last show, and there’s the permanent aggro of hoping you get the right writers and the right material. — June Whitfield

Sacrificing your relationship for your career sounds noble and romantic from the outside, but the reality is that it can create a pattern of self-destruction that will ultimately burn you out on the career you’ve worked so hard to build. It’s a trap and, for some, an easy way out of having to maintain relationships under stress. — Emily V. Gordon

I do love fashion. I certainly wouldn’t suffer all the stress that comes with it if I didn’t really love it. I always talk about the team of people I work with every day. They share that passion. — Marc Jacobs

In interviews, I never wanted to play into the myth of, ‘Yeah, I was sitting there doing nothing, and then made ‘Slacker.” No. I’d been making shorts, a Super-8 feature, and running a film society. I always try to stress to people that there’s a lot of work involved and years of preparation. But no one wants to hear that part. — Richard Linklater

I think people think filmmaking is fun, but I’ve never thought that. For me it’s always been a lot of work and pain and stress. — Ben Lewin

I believe you should find at least two hours of every day to spend doing the things that make you happy and relieve stress. I try to wake up a little early so I have an hour to work out and try to allow at least an hour a day to hang with friends. — Jill Wagner

Dearest TV media and vans outside my home, please do not stress and work so hard. — Amitabh Bachchan

I exercise in the gym about three times a week. I vary the workout every time, but I’ll always do some type of circuit work with weights. It gets my heart rate up without putting too much stress on my knees, which for some reason seem to be older than the rest of my body. — Edwin Catmull

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 J. Bernstein

Work ethic has always been stressed in my family. My dad is going to be 80 years old and he still works part time. My mom just retired a couple years ago and she’s in her mid- to late 70s. — Jamie Moyer

I suggest that those groups whose culture and values stress delayed gratification – education, hard work, success, and ambition – are those groups that succeed in America, regardless of discrimination. — Richard Lamm

People often get very entangled in their work and life, so de-stressing is very important to keep generating fresh ideas and provide satisfaction with one’s activities. — Sunidhi Chauhan

I believe in spending money to make your home the perfect sanctuary away from work and the stress of everyday life. — Hilary Farr

If I did not have a de-stresser such as writing novels, I would lose focus at work. — Ravi Subramanian

We worked out a lot of bugs and figured out who was working and who wasn’t and how this beast functions. It was a lot bigger than we actually thought, and now we have a well-run ship where it feels I can actually have time to imagine and not just stress out about everything. — Genevieve Gorder

With more and more stress from work, at times I really do hope to have someone I can lean upon. — Song Hye-kyo

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

The thing that is most important is having people who are involved and engaged with the kids and also are not stressed and can be involved with them. And that’s actually not boring and banal. That actually takes a lot of work to make that happen, and it’s not something that our society does very well at all. — Alison Gopnik

I take all the stress on myself so everyone else can work without stress. — Chanda Kochhar

We have been spending beyond our means, we are going to focus on the projects that we committed to in the election but importantly if there is additional projects or new things that come up they have to have a business case, they have to work and they can’t impose financial stress on families and private individuals and businesses. — Campbell Newman

Positive psychology is not remotely intended to replace therapy or pharmacology. So when depressed, anxious or in panic or post-traumatic stress disorder, I am all for therapies that will work. Positive psychology is another arrow in the quiver of public policy and psychology through which we can raise wellbeing above zero. — Martin Seligman

I would feel so guilty about lying that I would try to stress myself out and work up a headache so I wouldn’t have the guilt of not having a bit of the symptom. — Justin Long

I know for a fact that if I could do only music, I’d be out of my mind, insane. I’d be stressed-out; there’s so much work. I mean, you work constantly; there are no breaks, really. If you’re not promoting a record, you’re making one. If you’re not making one, you’re touring. If you’re not touring, you’re doing photo shoots and prep work. — Aly Michalka

I think that all I can do is try and keep myself stress-free and away from any type of result-orientated thinking, and go and do my work and tell a story. — Shaun Sipos

Impact is such a fun place to work, I enjoy it so much I can’t stress that enough. — Tessa Blanchard

It’s difficult to know when to set boundaries around your health at work because the decline is so gradual. Allowing stress to build up, losing sleep, and sitting all day without exercising all add up. — Travis Bradberry

Something I can’t stress enough is the massive importance of work experience. It’s the only way to find out what work is really like when you’re figuring out what path to take and to get an understanding of what it takes to achieve your career ambitions. — Jameela Jamil

All my siblings went to college, and my parents stressed getting school work done first before we could play. — Chris Mullin

Poorly planned and stressful vacations eliminate the positive benefit of time away. The less the stress, the more likely you will experience a positive benefit from the time off. A positive, well-managed vacation can make you happier and less stressed, and you can return with more energy at work and with more meaning in your life. — Shawn Achor

I once started a small business when I got out of college and enjoyed the stress of making it work. High-stress situations clear my head, and I love the challenge of getting along with many different kinds of people. I’m scared of routine. — Tom Reiss

I love to work out. It’s one of the ways I love to relieve stress. — Jenna Dewan

In 2004, results from a study that I worked on with colleagues at the University of California, San Francisco, linked chronic stress to shortening of telomeres. — Elizabeth Blackburn

A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned. — Donna Rice

To write the lives of the great in separating them from their works necessarily ends by above all stressing their pettiness, because it is in their work that they have put the best of themselves. — Simone Weil

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