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.
Profession: Roman Poet