"Worry: worrying can lead to stress. What do we accomplish when we worry? Focus your mind on actions rather than on worrying! Action brings less stress."
"Worrying about the future is a useless act; it does nothing to improve the present."
Tom Hodgkinson, How To Be Free
"Despair, if channelled properly, can focus the mind so that genuine opportunity can come into view."
Neville Gilfoy, The magic elixir, Progress Magazine
"Life is difficult enough without filling yourself with negativity and wasting your life force on worry and stress."
Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner, Dealing with Difficult People
"Journalling is an excellent and safe way to vent your emotions."
JoAnn Janson, Define Yourself and Discover Your Destiny!
A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work. John Lubbock
Don't chain your worries to your body. The burden soon becomes heavy and your health will give too much of itself to pick up the extra load. Astrid Alauda
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them. Josh Billings
You can't wring your hands and roll up your sleeves at the same time. Pat Schroeder
"Worry gives a small thing a big shadow."
"If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system."
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Worry is an energy sucker, creates stress, and has no positive effective! Catherine Pulsifer
Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die. Douglas MacArthur
It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized. Wayne Dyer
We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives. Lewis Thomas
Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway. Mary C. Crowley
People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. George Bernard Shaw
We wouldn't worry nearly as much about what others thought of us if we recognize how seldom they do. Paulo Coelho
Don't fight with the pillow, but lay down your head and kick every worriment out of the bed. Edmund Vance Cooke
Worry bankrupts the spirit. Berri Clove
Nerves and butterflies are fine - they're a physical sign that you're mentally ready and eager. You have to get the butterflies to fly in formation, that's the trick. Steve Bull
It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down. George MacDonald
You can never become a great man or woman until you have overcome anxiety, worry, and fear. Wallace D. Wattles
If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones. Don Herold
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. Michel de Montaigne
Nerves provide me with energy. They work for me. It's when I don't have them, when I feel at ease, that I get worried. Mike Nichols
Worry is rust upon the blade. Henry Ward Hughes
I am reminded of the advice of my neighbor. Never worry about your heart till it stops beating. E.B. White
If things go wrong, don't go with them. Roger Babson
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination. Christian Nevell Bovee
I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us. Dorothy Day
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today. E. Joseph Cossman
For peace of mind, resign as general manager of the universe. Author Unknown
Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. Winston Churchill
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which will never happen. James Russel Lowell
A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt. George Herbert
We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic. Cullen Hightower