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Quotes on Anxiety


“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 


"Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming."
– Robert Tew


“Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
― Corrie Ten Boom 


Smile, breathe, and go slowly.
— Thich Nhat Hanh 


“To hear the phrase "our only hope" always makes one anxious because it means that if the only hope doesn't work, there is nothing left.”
― Lemony Snicket


"Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions."
— Pema Chodron


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


 "Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action." 
— Walter Anderson

"No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen."
-- Alan Watts


"Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That’s one of my favorite things to say. So what."
-- Andy Warhol


"People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them."
-- George Bernard Shaw


"If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another. The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience."
-- Deepak Chopra 


"The what-if’s and the should-have’s will eat your brain."
-- John O’Callaghan 


"Anxiety is not being able to sleep because you said something wrong two years ago and can’t stop thinking about it."
-- Unknown


"Life is way too short to spend another day at war with yourself."
-- Unknown 


"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."
-- William James


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