Quotes on Worrying

quotes on worryingIf a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it's not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.  His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV

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

My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. Michel de Montaigne

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. William Ralph Inge

Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.Mary Hemingway

I am an old man and I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened. Mark Twain

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. Marcus Aurelius

If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry. The Dalai Lama XIV

If there is no solution to the problem then don't waste time worrying about it. If there is a solution to the problem then don't waste time worrying about it. The Dalai Lama XIV

Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Within certain limits, it is actually true that the less money you have, the less you worry. George Orwell

Of all your troubles, great and small, the greatest are the ones that don't happen at all. Thomas Carlyle

Our worst misfortunes never happen, and most miseries lie in anticipation. Honoré de Balzac

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. Winston Churchill

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. Epictetus

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. Ovid 

I've developed a new philosophy. I only dread one day at a time. Charlie Brown

As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see. Julius Caesar

There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality. Seneca

The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable. Seneca 

I never think of the future - it comes soon enough. Albert Einstein

Worry is like a rocking chair - it gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere. Anonymous

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it. George Burns

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