Worry

 

W. R. Inge

“Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.”
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Robert Hillyer
“If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure.”
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John Lubbock
“A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.”
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Robert Eliot
“Rule No. 1 is, don't sweat the small stuff. Rule No. 2 is, it's all small stuff.”
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William Shakespeare
“The worst is not so long as we can say, ‘This is the worst.’"
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Corrie ten Boom
“Worry is like racing the engine of an automobile without letting in the clutch.”
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Edmund Burke
“Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.”
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Honore de Balzac
“Our worst misfortunes never happen, and most miseries lie in anticipation.”
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Marie Bashkirtseff
“The expectation of an unpleasantness is more terrible than the thing itself.”
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Thomas Jefferson
“How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.”
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Lin Yutang
“Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.”
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Paul Brunton
“Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.”
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Author Unknown
“Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.”
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Author Unknown
“Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.”
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Roger Babson
“If things go wrong, don't go with them.”
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Author Unknown
“Worry is the darkroom in which negatives are developed”
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Leo Buscaglia
“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.”
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Winston Churchill
“I am too busy. I have not time for worry.”
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Author Unknown
“People gather bundles of sticks to build bridges they never cross.”
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Author Unknown
"You can't tell me worry doesn't help. The things I worry about never happen."
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Montaigne
“My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.”
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1 Corinthians 22:16
"Arise therefore, and be doing, and the Lord be with thee."
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Arthur Hallam
“I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.”
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Author Unknown
“If worried use good old fashioned work as medicine.”
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Author Unknown
“It’s difficult to worry while you are busy doing something that requires planning and thinking.”
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Elbert Hubbard
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”
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Author Unknown
“The remedy for worry is to get completely occupied doing something constructive.”
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George Bernard Shaw
"The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not."
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Benjamin Franklin
Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen.  Keep in the sunlight.  
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Leo Rangell
“Bacteria and other microorganisms find it easier to infect people who worry and fret.”
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Robert Frost
“The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.”
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Mahatma Gandhi
“There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever”
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Don Herold
“If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones.”
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Mark Twain
“Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.”
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James Russel Lowell
“Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which will never happen.”
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Dale Carnegie
“If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying.  It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.”
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Harold Stephens
“There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem.”
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Author Unknown
“We cannot be excited about doing something meaningful and feel dragged down by worry at the very same time. One emotion drives out the other.”
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Robert Jones Burdette
“There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry... Yesterday and Tomorrow.” ________________________________________

 

Lauren Bacall

“You can't start worrying about what's going to happen. You get spastic enough worrying about what's happening now.”  ________________________________________


Seneca
“There is nothing so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it in expecting evil before it arrives?”
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Author Unknown
“We must press on in noble endeavors even while surrounded by a cloud of worry and we will eventually come out on top into the sunshine.”
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Henry Ward Hughes
“It is not work that kills men, it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man that he can bear. Worry is rust upon the blade.”
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Josh Billings
“There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen.”
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Author Unknown
“We cannot be fired up about doing something exciting and feel dragged down by worry at the very same time. One emotion drives out the other.”
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Henry Ward Beecher
“Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”
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Arnold Glasow
“You'll break the worry habit the day you decide you can meet and master the worse that can happen to you.”
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Amelia Earhart
“Of course I realized there was a measure of danger. Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when I first considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it again.”
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Joyce Brothers
“Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can-and surely will at times-fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.”
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Dale Carnegie
“If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying. Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars ... or your two legs ... or your hands ... or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find that you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate yourself.”
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