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30 quotes that will encourage you to stop worrying

If you find yourself controlled by disempowering emotions such as depression, doubt and worry – let the compilation of quotes below encourage you to live courageously.

1. “Nothing is permanent in this wicked world—not even our troubles.” – Charlie Chaplin

2. “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.” – Henry Ward Beecher

3. “Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.” – Author Unknown

4. “As a doctor, let me tell you what self-love does: It improves your hearing, your eyesight, lowers your blood pressure, increases pulmonary function, cardiac output, and helps wiring the musculature. So, if we had a rampant epidemic of self-love then our healthcare costs would go down dramatically. So, this isn’t just some little frou-frou new age notion, oh love yourself honey. This is hardcore science.” – Dr. Christiane Northrop

5. “Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” – Corrie ten Boom

6. “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 F. Burns

7. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” – Philippians 4:6

8. “Worry is a misuse of the imagination.” – Dan Zadra

9. “A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.” – John Lubbock

10. “People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.” – Eckhart Tolle

11. “If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.” – Dean Smith

12. “If you gathered up all the fearful thoughts that exist in the mind of the average person, looked at them objectively, and tried to decide just how much good they provided that person, you would see that not some but all fearful thoughts are useless. They do no good. Zero. They interfere with dreams, hopes, desire and progress.” – Richard Carlson

13. “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” – Jodi Picoult

14. “God didn’t do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?” – Unknown

15. “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William James

16. “A Christian’s freedom from anxiety is not due to some guaranteed freedom from trouble, but to the folly of worry and especially to the confidence that God is our Father, that even permitted suffering is within the orbit of His care.” – John Stott

17. “If you look at the world, you’ll be distressed. If you look within, you’ll be depressed. But if you look at Christ, you’ll be at rest.” – Corrie ten Boom

18. “There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem.” – Harold Stephen

19. “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” – Winston Churchill

20. “We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.” – Seneca

21. “He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” – Aristotle

22. “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but it is fear.” – Ghandi

23. “You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman

24. “You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman

25. “Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye

26. “Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.” – Astrid Alauda

27. “As you walk through the valley of the unknown, you will find the footprints of Jesus both in front of you and beside you.” – Charles Stanley

28. “Anger and worry are the most unprofitable conditions known to man. They are like thieves that steal precious time and energy from life. Anger is a highway robber and worry is a sneak thief.” – Horace Fletcher

29. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks

30. “Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.” – Napoleon Hill






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