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Anxiety Quotes

The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

Where everything is bad it must be good to know the worst.

Author: Francis H. Bradley (1846-1924)

Profession: British Philosopher

Suspense is worst than disappointment.

Author: Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Profession: Scottish Poet

We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

God never built a Christian strong enough to carry today's duties and tomorrow's anxieties piled on the top of them.

Author: Theodore L. Cuyler (1822-1909)

Profession: American Pastor, Author

Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may be.

Author: John Dryden (1631-1700)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist, Critic

Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?

Author: Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)

Profession: American Theologian

Some of your grief you have cured, and lived to survive; but what torments of pain have you endured that haven't as yet arrived.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Cares that have entered once in the breast, will have whole possession of the rest.

Author: Ben Johnson (1600-)

Profession: British Clergyman, Poet

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity

Author: Chuck Jones


Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.

Author: Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

Profession: Danish Philosopher, Writer

Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors.

Author: Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

Profession: British Author of Prose, Verse

The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.

Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor

Love is full of anxious fears.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet