21 Quotes to Help You Release Your Worries

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Feeing worry now? Take a deep breath, listen to your thoughts, try to figure them out, then take things one day at a time.

We hope these 21 worry quotes will help you calm your spirit, even if only for the moment.

1. Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries. — Astrid Alauda

2. Who’s not sat tense before his own heart’s curtain. — Rainer Maria Rilke

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


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

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

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

7. Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. — Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

8. You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you. — Dan Millman

9. Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. — Grenville Kleiser

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

11. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. No amount of anxiety can change the future. No amount of regret can change the past. – Karen Salmansohn

13. No longer forward nor behind I look in hope and fear; But grateful take the good I find, The best of now and here. — John G. Whittier

14. Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained. — Arthur Somers Roche

15. Physical comforts cannot subdue mental suffering, and if we look closely, we can see that those who have many possessions are not necessarily happy. In fact, being wealthy often brings even more anxiety. — Dalai Lama
16. If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. — Amit Ray

17. Never let life’s hardships disturb you … no one can avoid problems, not even saints or sages. — Nichiren Daishonen

18. I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear. — Steve Maraboli

19. Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles. — Charlie Chaplin

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

21. We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. — Joseph Campbell

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