100 Anxiety Quotes To Relax Your Mind And Make You Feel Calmer

Anxiety Quotes

Everyone needs a little incentive from time to time in life, regardless of whether they have an anxiety illness, have noticed an increase in anxiety over the past several years—as so many of us have—or are merely going through a stressful time. Anxiety quotes can be of great help here.

Since the dawn of time, poets, philosophers, and even common people have created uplifting proverbs and nuggets of knowledge to calm the mind, drive away anxiety, and put things in perspective. These encouraging anxiety quotes may encourage you to keep going, even when the going gets difficult. However, if you’re experiencing devastating levels of anxiety, you should always seek the advice of a mental health expert.

Anxiety Quotes

1.     “Whatever has happened, has happened for good. Whatever is happening is also for good. Whaterver will happen, shal also be good.” ~The Bhagavad Gita

2.     “Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.” ~Robert Tew

3.     “Anxiety happens when you think you that have to figure everything out.” ~Karen Salmansohn

4.     “You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.” ~Pearl S. Buck

5.     “Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” ~Soren Kierkegaard

Quotes About Anxiety

6.     “He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

7.     “When you feel anxious about something, it means you haven’t yet acquired the experience and evidence necessary to show you that you can do the scary thing and be okay.” ~Daniell Koepke

8.     “In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go.” ~Jack Kornfield

9.     “If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” ~Pema Chodron

10.  “It is mental slavery to cling to things that have stopped serving its purpose in your life.” ~Chinoye J. Chidolue

11.  “Comedy is defiance. It’s a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it’s the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.” ~Will Durst

12.  “I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. And it will be okay because I won’t quit.” ~Shayne Mcclendon

13.  “Don’t forget that you’re human. It’s okay if you have a meltdown. Just don’t unpack and live there. Cry it out. Then refocus on where your headed.” ~Unknown

14.  “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

15.  “Pressure is God’s way of increasing your capacity.” ~Andrena Sawyer

Quotes For Anxiety

16.  “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” ~Unknown

17.  “The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy.” ~William James

18.  “Anxiety is the fat of the mind. Meditation is the gym.” ~Giovanni Dienstmann

19.  “Surrender to what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.” ~Sonia Ricotti

20.  “Feel the feeling but don’t become the emotion. Witness it. Allow it. Release it.” ~Crystal Andrus

21.  “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

22.  “Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.” ~Ann Brashares

23.  “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ~Maya Angelou

24.  “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.” ~Nicole Reed

25.  “She was always fighting a battle, but her smile would never tell you so.” ~Nikki Rowe

26.  “Mantra for Anxiety: This is not you. This is something moving through you. It can leave out of the same door it came in.” ~James Clear

27.  “I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, not just for tomorrow, but in the here and now.” ~Carl Sandburg

28.  “Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.” ~Robert J. Sawyer

29.  “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ~William James

30.  “Anxiety is when the butterflies in your stomach turn into bees.” ~Bridgett Devoue

Quotes On Anxiety

31.  “Despite the cloud of my depression and anxiety, I woke up every morning with a choice: to give up or trudge through. Trudging sucks. Giving up sucks. Sometimes life comes down to the lesser of two evils.” ~Aaron Behr

32.  “And yet, now that years have passed, I recall my troubles and wonder that they could distress me so much. It will be the same thing, too, with this trouble. Time will go by and I shall not mind about this either.” ~Leo Tolstoy

33.  “Fear thrives in a place of inaction. Overcome your anxiety by taking one small step forward.” ~Sarah Boyd

34.  “The best use of creativity is imagination. The worst use of creativity is anxiety.” ~Deepak Chopra

35.  “Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety; after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.” ~Ali Ibn Abi Talib

36.  “You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to let them stop controlling you.” ~Dan Millman

37.  “To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.” ~Stephen R. Covey

38.  “Living with anxiety, turning up and doing stuff with anxiety takes a strength most will never know.” ~Unknown

39.  “You’re a fighter. Look at everything you’ve overcome. Don’t give up now.” ~Olivia Benson

40.  “How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.” ~Thomas Jefferson

Anxiety Attack Quotes

41.  “Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters. You will too.” ~Jennae Cecilia

42.  “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~Wayne Dyer

43.  “People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.” ~Eckhart Tolle

44.  “Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.” ~Anais Nin

45.  “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” ~Lee Brown

46.  “If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” ~Mary Engelbreit

47.  “Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” ~Khalil Gibran

48.  “Self-inflation and conceit are generally the external signs of inner emptiness and self-doubt; a show of pride is one of the most common covers for anxiety.” ~Rollo May

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

50.  “When you confront the monster you fear the most, you’ll defeat your fears.” ~David D. Burns

Depression And Anxiety Quotes

51.  “Let your mind and heart rest for a while. You will catch up, the world will not stop spinning for you, but you will catch up. Take a rest.” ~Cynthia Go

52.  “Anxiety is having to remind myself that being afraid of things going wrong isn’t the way to make things go right.” ~Unknown

53.  “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” ~Mark Twain

54.  “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” ~Mother Teresa

55.  “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” ~Confucius

56.  “It’s so empowering to say this isn’t serving me’ and walk away in peace.” ~Unknown

57.  “The quality of your life is where you live emotionally.” ~Tony Robbins

58.  “A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset.” ~Unknown

59.  “Worrying is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.” ~Wiz Khalifa

60.  “Stop asking: Why is this happening to me? Start asking: How might I learn & grow from this? ~Karen Salmansohn

Anxiety Stress Quotes

61.  “Today I will not stress over things I can’t control.” ~Lori Deschene

62.  “A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” ~Joyce Meyer

63.  “Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.” ~Dale Carnegie

64.  “Is this stress I’m feeling mine, or someone else’s?” ~Matt Purcell

65.  “Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.” ~Rick Warren

66.  “Sometimes, all you can do is lie in bed, and hope to fall asleep before you fall apart.” ~William C. Hannan

67.  “If anxiety burned calories, I’d be a supermodel.” ~Unknown

68.  “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” ~Chinese proverb

69.  “Anxiety is not what you experience, it’s how you how you perceive and respond to the problems.” ~Invajy

70.  “People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Anxiety Mental Health Quotes

71.  “If you feel anxious about an event before it happens, you’ll put yourself through the same mental state twice instead of just once.” ~Unknown

72.  “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest taken between two deep breaths.” ~Etty Hillesum

73.  “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” ~T.S. Eliot

74.  “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.” ~Henry Ward Beecher

75.  “Choose to be optimistic. It feels better.” ~Dalai Lama

76.  “Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

77.  “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~Henry Stanley Haskins

78.  “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

79.  “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” ~William S. Burroughs

80.  “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

Positive Anxiety Quotes

81.  “You’ve tried enough. Maybe it’s time to let go.” ~Unknown

82.  “Some situations are just like bad dreams, they’re only unbearable while we’re giving them our full attention.” ~Curtis Tyrone Jones

83.  “Stress is self-created, I decided to stop manufacturing it. We can choose an internal calm and joy even amid the chaos.” ~Brendon Burchard

84.  “Stop letting people who do so little for you, control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” ~Unknown

85.  “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 in the moment.” ~J. Donald Walters

86.  “There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.” ~Henry David Thoreau

87.  “An untamed mind is usually engaged in the pursuit of unhappiness.” ~Mokokoma Mokhonoana

88.  “The elimination diet: Remove anger, regret, resentment, guilt, blame and worry. Then watch your health, and life, improve.” ~Charles Glassman

89.  “More often than not, the thing we fear is less than half the size of the fear it creates.” ~Craig D. Lounsbrough

90.  “Anxiety is one little tree in your forest. Step back and look at the whole forest.” ~Unknown

Motivational Quotes For Anxiety

91.  “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” ~Buddha

92.  “The secret to living well is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple, and love without measure.” ~Tibetan Proverb

93.  “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~Amit Ray

94.  “Anxiety I will transform you into something useful and productive. I will not bow down to you.” ~Jaeda Dewalt

95.  “If we wanted to change the situation, we first had to change ourselves. And to change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.” ~Stephen Covey

96.  “Worry does nothing but steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing.” ~Unknown

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

98.  “Just because I can’t explain the feelings causing my anxiety doesn’t make them less valid.” ~Lauren Elizabeth

99.  “I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.” ~Steve Maraboli

100.  “Breathe. You’re going to be okay. You’ve gotten through so many things in your life. You’ve got this.” ~Karen Salmansohn

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